Husband gets pieces of liver from wife and elder sister

2011-06-01 10:13:26

A man's wife and elder sister donated parts of their livers to save his life.

Home-schooled girl ready for college in the US

2011-05-30 08:53:19

A girl in Jilin province has received seven college admission notices, even though she has gone to school for only eight years.

Girl has more than 30 ants in her ears

2011-05-30 08:51:08

A 16-year-old girl in Taiwan had more than 30 ants in her ears because of her fancy for snacks.

Deaths of two girls make their father blind

2011-05-30 08:48:47

A man in Yongchuan district, Chongqing municipality, went blind after losing both his daughters within four years.

Two fresh water lakes shrink drastically

2011-05-29 17:18:21

China's two largest fresh water lakes are drying up amid a lingering drought that has plagued the Yangtze River, China's longest river, with the lowest levels of rainfall seen since 1961. Drought affects 35 m people

Ministry eyes democracy in naming school buildings

2011-05-27 21:13:42

A spokeswoman for the Ministry of Education (MOE) said Friday that schools should use "democratic channels" and seek feedback from teachers and students before naming teaching buildings.

Palace Museum faces funds demand

2011-05-27 07:49:02

China's Palace Museum, also known as the Forbidden City, has been urged to disclose its accounts book, following a string of scandals which stirred comments that the operation of the former imperial home was still "forbidden to the public".

Prosecutors on job to fight corruption

2011-05-27 07:30:21

Employees and managers at a giant State-owned energy company in the capital have an unusual group of new co-workers - a team of local prosecutors who have joined the enterprise in a bid to stamp out job-related crimes.

Lives of fishermen shattered in drought areas

2011-05-26 22:38:06

Xu was among many fishermen who have been forced to leave their homes after the drought severely impacted their livelihoods in Central China's Hubei and Hunan provinces.

Bus driver stalked by wooer calls police

2011-05-25 08:54:47

A bus driver in Wuhan, capital of Hubei province, recently called the police to stop a woman from declaring her affection to him.

Tsinghua University building name raises debate

2011-05-25 08:11:45

A building on the campus of Tsinghua University, one of China's elite colleges, took on the name of a popular clothing company on Monday, giving rise to much debate among students.

China to quadruple water conservancy spending

2011-05-23 23:25:32

China's investment in water conservancy projects from 2011 to 2020 is expected to reach 4 trillion yuan ($615 billion), almost four times as much as that spent during the past 10 years, a senior water official said Monday.