Campaign to teach civil servants ancient classics

2015-06-16 13:00:32

Millions of Chinese government officials and civil servants will be asked to learn ancient Chinese classics - or "guoxue" - as part of a patriotic course.

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

Laws to reflect changes as Chinese buy more from abroad after domestic scandals

Airlines cut flights to South Korea as China steps up MERS alert

2015-06-15 07:11:47

China increased its alert against the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) over the past week, as the country's first patient, a South Korean national, recovers in the hospital.

Video sites may charge for online dramas next year: report

2015-06-15 15:50:47

Pay-per-view homegrown TV dramas may debut on the Internet as early as next year, China National Radio reported on Sunday, citing sources at the 21st Shanghai TV Festival.

Beijing to recruit more volunteers in anti-smoking drive

2015-06-15 15:06:37

Beijing is calling for volunteers to help implement the capital city's strict new anti-smoking laws, Beijing Times reports.

Chinese police bust teen drug trafficking ring

2015-06-15 13:27:11

An international gang of drug smugglers with over 50 juveniles used as drug mules has been busted in southwest China's Yunnan Province.

Nation's first yoga college set up

2015-06-15 07:44:48

Foundation stems from cooperation memorandum signed during Modi's May visit

Entry permit regulation lifted for Taiwan visitors

2015-06-15 07:44:19

The Chinese mainland plans to remove the entry permit requirement for Taiwan residents, according to an announcement made on Sunday at the seventh Straits Forum in Xiamen, Fujian province.

Palace Museum adopts visitor registration

2015-06-15 07:44:19

Saturday saw the introduction of a real-name registration system for the purchase of tickets to visit the Palace Museum.

2 dead, 1 missing in second Guizhou collapse in a week

2015-06-15 07:44:19

Expert says problem may be rooted in poor construction practices or a bad building site

Qiao Shi, champion of rule of law, dies

2015-06-15 07:44:19

Former top legislator Qiao Shi, a leading figure in China's endeavors to build up its legal system through more than two decades until the 1990s, has died aged 91.