Natural beauty and clean air rule for hikers at mountain festival

2015-04-30 07:09:53

Want to get away from Beijing's traditional tourist attractions and do something different? Then why not try the Beijing International Mountain Walking Festival, an increasingly popular choice among those who like to take a break from the frenzied pace of big-city life.

Manhunt launched in HK after gang flees with $3.6m ransom

2015-04-30 07:09:23

Police have launched a massive manhunt for up to six men who they say escaped with a HK$28 million ($3.6 million) ransom in one of the biggest kidnapping cases in Hong Kong in recent years.

Chinese ambassador first to offer aid

2015-04-30 07:09:53

Wu Chuntai, the Chinese ambassador to Nepal, was the first foreign diplomat to walk into the Nepali central government after Saturday's earthquake. Only one hour had passed, and the building was nearly empty and in darkness.

'Toilet revolution' flush with success

2015-04-30 07:09:53

Every day toilet cleaners at the Shapotou desert scenic zone in the Ningxia Hui autonomous region have to clean not only the regular toilet cubicles but also ones specially designed for Muslims.

Beijing college students are never too busy to go online

2015-04-30 07:29:56

Surfing the Web, hanging out with friends and sleeping are the most important extracurricular activities for a typical university student in Beijing.

Three villagers killed close to DPRK

2015-04-30 07:10:07

Three Chinese citizens were confirmed dead in a city bordering the Democratic People's Republic of Korea on Wednesday.

Scientists discover 'batman dinosaur'

2015-04-30 13:32:49

Chinese scientists have discovered a "batman dinosaur" – a small dinosaur that lived 160 million years ago and had featherless wings like bats.

3 in Guangdong investigated for Party discipline violations

2015-04-30 05:00:08

Two senior officials and a business executive were placed under investigation for serious violations of Party discipline and State laws in the southern province of Guangdong

Undeground-casino suspect back in custody

2015-04-30 04:54:50

An escaped suspect surrendered to police after the Guangdong provincial department public department issued an online wanted list of 20 runaway suspects on Tuesday, according to a statement from the Guangdong provincial department of public security on Wednesday night.

Revision clears way for administrative suits

2015-04-28 07:18:17

Administrative proceedings have seen a rapid increase in the first quarter of this year, surpassing the total for 2014, and are expected to increase further after the implementation on Friday of a revised system for lawsuit registration, according to a senior judge.

Watchdog says Sinopec chief faces investigation

2015-04-28 07:20:02

Wang Tianpu, president of Asia's biggest crude oil refiner, is under investigation for suspected "serious disciplinary violations".

61 suspects back home to be tried

2015-04-28 07:12:02

Chinese prosecutors have brought back 61 suspects accused of corruption from 20 countries and regions, the top prosecution body said on Monday.