The number of Chinese drug addicts and users, especially those taking synthetic drugs such as methamphetamine, has been rising sharply, leading to more violent crimes, a senior official said.
China had 2.95 million registered drug addicts at the end of 2014, but the real number of those who have used narcotics is thought to exceed 14 million, the Ministry of Public Security said on Wednesday.
The Palace Museum in Beijing may have wider jurisdiction over its neighboring areas in the future, according to a draft blueprint released on Tuesday.
Beijing needs to relocate municipal administrative bodies to the eastern Tongzhou district to ease the pressure on public services, according to the capital's leading think tank.
Speculation that the Beijing municipal government would move to Lucheng town in Tongzhou district has given a huge boost to the town's housing market, the Economic Information Daily reported on Tuesday.
China on Tuesday announced plans for this year's celebration of the 70th anniversary of the victory in World War II, including inviting militaries of other countries to participate in a parade on Sept. 3.
Restaurateurs in Yulin held an annual dog meat festival Monday despite international criticism of the event as cruel and unhygienic.
A 450-bed center has been chosen to receive those who became childless after their only child died because of disease or accident.
A new path for Indian pilgrims to sacred religious sites officially opened in Tibet’s Dromo county on June 22.
Chinese engineers are developing laser radar equipment that can monitor and analyze air pollutants such as PM2.5, the leader of the project has revealed.
Foreign Ministry denied that the British investigator working for drug maker GlaxoSmithKline Plc and his wife were mistreated in Chinese prison.
Rescuers have been searching for two people, missing after a cargo ship capsized on the Yangtze River in the eastern city of Nanjing.