Girls to learn sour side of relying on 'sugar daddies'

2011-03-30 07:42:17

Girls in South China's Guangdong province will get a crash course on how to resist the sweet talk of "sugar daddies" when schools start teaching them about self-respect.

Migrants still excluded from urbanization benefits

2011-03-27 19:58:19

China's massive population of rural migrants has been excluded from receiving the full benefits - from health care to education - of China's rapid urbanization drive.

Blogger Han Han appeals to Baidu CEO on copyright

2011-03-26 15:48:00

China's leading blogger Han Han made an emotional online appeal to Robin Li, CEO of to rectify copyright infringements on the largest Chinese search engine.

Micro blogs now No 3 online source of info

2011-03-26 07:30:39

Micro blogs, the Chinese equivalent of Twitter, have become the third-largest information source of public opinion on the Internet in China, a media research report said.

96% of roads in China to be toll-free

2011-03-24 09:48:22

China's Ministry of Transport said on Wednesday that non-toll roads would account for more than 96 percent of the country's road mileage in the future.

Lottery winner hits $8.4 million jackpot

2011-03-24 15:23:30

A man from Zhuzhou, Hunan province has won 55.2 million yuan ($8.4 million) in the lottery.

East China city to build ping-pong hotel

2011-03-23 16:51:31

Chinese love ping-pong so much that an eastern city decides to build a giant hotel in its fashion. The racket-shaped architecture won't be alone. Stadiums looking like football, basketball and volleyball are also in the making. The overall price tag? 1.8 billion yuan.

Developer apologizes for Mao statue damage

2011-03-17 07:15:48

A development company in southern China has apologized for damaging a statue of late Chinese Chairman Mao Zedong while relocating it last month.

Netizen in custody for spreading salt rumors

2011-03-22 07:49:15

A netizen surnamed Chen in Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang province, was held in custody for 10 days and fined 500 yuan ($76) by local police on Sunday for spreading salt rumors online last Tuesday.

Plastic surgery live causes controversy

2011-03-22 07:31:13

A live broadcast of breast augmentation surgery in South China that appeared online over the weekend has caused some controversy around China.

China to control quality of raw materials

2011-03-19 11:28:17

China's State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) required manufacturers of dietary supplements to tighten the control of raw materials in a circular issued on Friday.

Urgent orders from Japan prioritized

2011-03-19 07:57:12

Food companies in East China's Zhejiang province have been gearing up to provide products to earthquake-hit Japan.