Masked woman claims she hands out money to the poor

2011-06-15 13:04:42

A woman in Hong Kong announced on Facebook that she gives money to poor people. She claims to have given out some HK$2,000 ($260) to 10 unemployed residents in April.

Beijing hospital denies hiding superbug deaths

2011-06-15 07:51:22

Health authorities on Tuesday ruled out a superbug outbreak at one of the city's top hospitals, following a micro blog posting on Monday that claimed it hid about 10 deaths caused by the superbug.

First 'basic law' for university approved

2011-06-11 07:48:32

The South University of Science and Technology of China has received local government approval for its own regulation of university management, which is considered the first "basic law" for a Chinese university.

Doctors accused of taking drug kickbacks

2011-06-10 17:18:53

A bribery scandal involving over a hundred doctors in Wenzhou, East China's Zhejiang province, has been urged for investigation, news agency reported on Friday.

Expats feel cheated in TCM purchase

2011-06-09 19:56:57

Foreigners accuse a retail store of Tongrentang Co., Ltd., the largest producer of traditional Chinese medicine in China, of tricking them into buying unnecessary medicine from suspicious sources.

Prison visits part of campaign against corruption

2011-06-09 10:45:14

More than 120 officials from Hannan district in Wuhan, Hubei province, visited a prison as part of a campaign to prevent corruption, the local Changjiang Daily reported Thursday.

Illegal organ deals strike fear into Chinese hearts

2011-06-08 15:03:57

Steve Jobs, the American IT icon who founded Apple Inc and gave the world its iPods and iPhones, probably never imagined that a young man in China would sell one of his own kidneys in order to buy an iPad 2.

Panic water buying persists in E China

2011-06-08 08:59:55

A water-buying panic triggered by a chemical spill into a river in East China's Zhejiang province continued Tuesday despite assurances from local authorities that drinking water sources were safe.

Motorcycle taxis see need for speed

2011-06-08 07:42:05

The fast and the furious provide a quick route through congested cities.

Murderous driver Yao Jiaxin executed

2011-06-07 13:10:12

Yao Jiaxin, a university student who stabbed a young mother to death to cover up a hit-and-run accident, was executed on Tuesday in Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province.

Central bank to float 1-year bills on June 7

2011-06-03 19:22:04

The People's Bank of China, the country's central bank, said on Friday that it would sell one-year bills totaling 2 billion yuan (about $308 million) starting June 7.

Residential land sales down 14% in Jan-May period

2011-06-03 16:40:08

China's sales of land for residential development fell by 14 percent year on year during the first five months of this year, due to the country's efforts to cool its sizzling property market.