Healing old wounds in a medical melting pot

2015-06-12 07:31:26

Editor's Note: This is the fifth in a series of special reports about the experiences of foreigners who either lived or served in China between 1937 and 1945.

Volunteers help evacuees recover

2015-06-12 07:31:26

Volunteers from the Tibet autonomous region and other parts of China have played a key role in providing assistance and support following the magnitude-7.9 earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25.

Tibetans affected by earthquake learn to drive

2015-06-12 07:31:26

Evacuee Drolma Sherpa was about to pick up her two children from kindergarten after preparing lunch for the family, as her husband, Nyima Dorje, went out to practice driving.

Soldiers kill suspected DPRK border-crosser

2015-06-12 07:31:26

A person suspected of illegally crossing the border from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea was killed by Chinese border patrol soldiers in Helong, Jilin province, on Thursday, the city's publicity department reported on its micro blog.

Fugitive official applies for asylum in US

2015-06-11 14:51:59

The lawyer for China's most wanted economic fugitive says Yang Xiuzhu has applied for political asylum in the United States.

Review of rape and murder case prolonged

2015-06-11 14:14:55

The higher people's court in East China's Shandong province has decided to extend the review of a rape and murder case in which a young man was executed 20 years ago, only to have another man confess to the crime years later.

Draft rule requires Internet TV service providers to employ censors

2015-06-11 14:01:45

Chinese Internet radio and television service providers will face fines of as much as 30,000 yuan ($4,834) if they refuse to employ specialized program censors.

Agencies charge hefty sums for last will

2015-06-11 14:01:33

It may just be a piece of paper, but fees of up to 7,000 yuan ($1,127) will be charged for having last wills and testaments written up in private homes.

Majority of Chinese white hat hackers are post-90s born

2015-06-11 11:51:13

White hat hackers are information security personnel who use their online hacking skills to help maintain Internet safety.

FM sees new 'golden age' with the UK

2015-06-11 07:54:49

British Prime Minister David Cameron hailed a banner year in UK-China relations, the high point of which will be President Xi Jinping's state visit to Britain in October.

Risk of MERS on mainland rising, health officials say

2015-06-11 07:54:49

China is facing a heightened risk of more MERS cases because of frequent contacts with areas of the Middle East and South Korea that have been hit hard by the potentially lethal viral infection.

Top military officer will visit Pentagon

2015-06-11 07:54:49

After a symbolic visit to a US aircraft carrier and military bases, a top Chinese officer's visit to the United States will become more substantive as the red carpet of the Pentagon is rolled out for a high-stakes meeting on Thursday.