Synthetic drug abuse rises across country

2015-06-24 07:41:36

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.

One in 100 Chinese may have used narcotics

2015-06-24 11:44:50

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.

Plan aims to better protect Palace Museum

2015-06-24 09:10:21

The Palace Museum in Beijing may have wider jurisdiction over its neighboring areas in the future, according to a draft blueprint released on Tuesday.

Relocating to Tongzhou seen as wise

2015-06-24 07:12:06

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.

Beijing government relocation rumor boosts town's housing prices

2015-06-24 06:57:03

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 unveils plans for V-Day parade

2015-06-23 11:12:54

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.

Dog meat festival raises hackles of fans and opponents

2015-06-23 07:06:57

Restaurateurs in Yulin held an annual dog meat festival Monday despite international criticism of the event as cruel and unhygienic.

Childless seniors get help

2015-06-23 11:26:58

A 450-bed center has been chosen to receive those who became childless after their only child died because of disease or accident.

China opens new route for Indian pilgrims

2015-06-22 12:54:05

A new path for Indian pilgrims to sacred religious sites officially opened in Tibet’s Dromo county on June 22.

Laser radar to help cities combat smog

2015-06-23 07:37:21

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.

China denies mistreatment of GSK investigators

2015-06-19 10:43:50

Foreign Ministry denied that the British investigator working for drug maker GlaxoSmithKline Plc and his wife were mistreated in Chinese prison.

Search underway after cargo ship capsizes

2015-06-19 16:58:31

Rescuers have been searching for two people, missing after a cargo ship capsized on the Yangtze River in the eastern city of Nanjing.