Chinese parents scoop up properties near good schools overseas

2015-06-17 13:58:00

Chinese parents have become a major force in global real estate by buying houses overseas, where their children often live during studies abroad, the Beijing News reports.

Regional road map drawn up to combat air pollution

2015-06-17 07:49:54

Beijing has drafted the first regional road map for the control and prevention of air pollution in the area that includes the capital and neighboring Tianjin and Hebei province, a senior official from the municipal environmental authority said.

Take correct view of history, Beijing tells Tokyo

2015-06-17 07:49:27

China has told Japan to take "a correct attitude" on matters related to history following a pledge by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to avoid war.

Authorities pledge more efforts to maintain 'Beijing Blue'

2015-06-17 14:20:10

China's capital city Beijing has witnessed several days of blue sky in the past week, which led to photos of the unusual phenomenon becoming a hit on social media.

Governor begins five-day US visit

2015-06-17 07:49:27

A top official of coal-rich Shanxi province has started a five-day visit to the western US states of Idaho and Wyoming in an effort to boost exchanges in economic transformation, tourism and education.

China to finish some land reclamation on Nansha Islands

2015-06-16 11:43:50

The land reclamation project of China's construction on some stationed islands and reefs of the Nansha Islands will be completed in the upcoming days.

Military launches drive to root out corruption in construction projects

2015-06-16 09:21:45

Military has begun a probe into buildings erected without permission that exceed specifications or are illegally rented out.

Nine arrested in plot to bomb two city districts

2015-06-16 07:42:32

Hong Kong authorities haven't ruled out further arrests after police said on Monday that they busted nine radical activists who were allegedly preparing to bomb sites around the city's center of government.

Beijing leads country in annual income

2015-06-16 16:19:46

Beijing employees earn more on average than others around the country, while experts are calling for a greater focus on income gaps.

Harsher fines help clean up nation's air

2015-06-16 07:43:56

Environmental protection authorities have reined in polluters by using the "teeth" of regulations and laws to levy record fines in the first four months of the year, prompting polluters to clean up their acts, a senior environmental official said.

Checks on imported food to get tougher

2015-06-16 07:43:56

The food quality watchdog is set to further strengthen the regulation of imported foods, which are growing more popular following a series of food safety scandals in China.

Ride-hailing service grows despite opposition

2015-06-16 07:43:56

Didi Kuaidi, China's dominant ride-hailing company, keeps growing even as it faces challenges on two fronts: profit-pinched taxi companies are threatening a lawsuit and local governments are considering more regulations.