Alleged killer of 10 blames wife's father

2011-04-18 08:10:27

Suspect Zhou Yuxin said his father-in-law had refused to lend him money and that, coupled with suspicions about his wife's fidelity, triggered his killing spree that claimed ten lives.

'Tiger Moms' popular in China

2011-04-15 07:33:24

The strict parenting style advocated by Amy Chua, the Yale law professor, in her latest book, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, is still popular in the country today, according to a recent survey.

Food makers short-handed on Japan's surging orders

2011-04-14 18:58:25

China's food producers are receiving surging orders from Japan after the devastating earthquake and tsunami hurt the agricultural sector of Japan and the ensuing nuclear radiation raised consumers' concerns about the safety of home-grown products.

The ABCs of birds and bees

2011-04-13 09:31:53

Recent exposure in the media has lightened a Chinese professor's hope for the future of sexology in the country. More than 4 million entries about him and his postgraduate can now be found on Google.

Classroom clowns are now online sensations

2011-04-11 10:15:56

Two college students in Hangzhou have become online superstars after a photo of them in a classroom became an online hit.

Milk poisoning confirmed as intentional

2011-04-10 21:51:47

Milk poisoning that left three children dead and 36 people sickened in northwest China has been confirmed as an intentional food poisoning case, local authorities said Sunday.

Tighter supervision over animal products

2011-04-10 19:34:16

China vows to intensify supervision on quality and safety of animal products in the wake of pork contamination scandal, said Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) on Sunday.

Man arrested over stabbings against women

2011-04-08 15:26:18

A man has been arrested over a series of stabbings involving young women in a case that sparked a wave of panic across the country, Shandong Business Daily reported.

Rooting out one's family history online

2011-04-05 07:38:55

Han Kelai, 24, has long been curious about the roots of his family. He is interested in finding out about his origins, his ancestors' names and professions and their migration routes

Chinese cabinet warns over eviction of farmers

2011-04-04 08:13:47

Beijing warns local governments not to abuse the rural land-use reform by forcibly occupying farmers' land and demolishing their homes.

Rent in peace at China's cemeteries

2011-04-02 07:11:45

When the heavens send for the soul, the departure is for good. But as for the cinerary urns planted in urban cemeteries, the peace lasts no more than 20 years.

China: Dog stew pot found in ancient tomb

2011-03-31 16:52:31

Archeologists in the northwestern Shaanxi province confirmed Thursday that the bones they found in a bronze cooking vessel from a 2,400-year-old tomb belonged to a male dog under a year old.