Midwife shortage may grow crucial

2015-05-06 07:14:36

The midwifery students, who enrolled in 2011, will be the first group of students majoring in midwifery to receive bachelor's degrees at the university.

Xi will honor soldiers during Russia trip

2015-05-05 07:39:30

President Xi Jinping will attend the ceremony to commemorate the 70th anniversary of victory of the Great Patriotic War in Moscow.

19 top SOE managers held in probe

2015-05-05 08:17:50

Dozens of senior executives in State-owned enterprises have been investigated on corruption charges in the first round of an inspection this year.

New leaders take reins at oil giants

2015-05-05 03:09:03

New chairmen have been named for the country's top three State-owned oil companies as the sector faces a range of challenges.

Xi, Chu stress shared destiny

2015-05-05 02:57:18

Both sides of the Taiwan Straits should build a community of shared destiny and settle political differences through consultation as equals.

Xi meets visiting KMT chairman

2015-05-04 12:35:27

The meeting took place in the Great Hall of the People and is the first between Xi and Chu, drawing broad attention and expectations.

Maritime efforts 'to help others'

2015-05-04 04:30:09

China's ongoing efforts to build and upgrade infrastructure on islands and reefs in the South China Sea will improve its maritime search and rescue capability and help other nations.

23-year-old wants to ease workload of teachers

2015-05-04 11:21:12

Wu Xingyu has been making his dream of reliving teachers in China from drowning in marking papers a reality. Yitiku, an online software system based on Wu's idea, eases the workload of teachers by doing many of the functions that they did.

'90s generation living 'substantial' lives

2015-05-04 10:13:24

Although the generation born in the 1990s has been widely labeled as selfish, lazy and money-worshipping, recent research has found otherwise, portraying the generation as calm, rational, trustworthy and full of positive energy.

Xiaomi CEO's awkward English remixed into hit song

2015-05-04 10:10:11

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has cemented its position with its targeted young consumers thanks to its founder and chief executive's awkward English.

Bush warbler's song alerts scientists to new species

2015-05-04 10:07:24

They are extremely secretive birds. Smaller than a sparrow, they normally stay in dense cover, creep effortlessly through thick vegetation and are capable of running quickly on the ground.

Holiday crowds smaller in Beijing, but only slightly

2015-05-04 10:04:14

Huge crowds took the May Day holiday as an opportunity for a spring day out, resulting in a heavy rush on tourist attractions in the capital.