HIV job seeker appeals to higher court

2010-11-29 20:32:16

A HIV-positive college graduate Monday lodged an appeal against a district court ruling that said a local education board in east China's Anhui Province did not unlawfully discriminate against him when it decided not to employ him upon knowing his HIV status.

Color your language with Net expressions

2010-11-26 07:06:44

Have you always wanted to be the rage around the water cooler or the funny guy on a date? Try slapping down a few words of cyber language and make yourself "geilivable".

Protests win better compensation

2010-11-25 06:50:22

BEIJING - Residents in Chizhou city of East China's Anhui province who overturned the mayor's car in protest at the local government's relocation compensation plan have won better conditions.

Talent show star dies in plastic surgery accident

2010-11-24 22:08:03

A 24-year-old female singer died early last week when she was having plastic surgery in central China's Hubei Province, local authorities confirmed Wednesday

Students forced to sign life, death contract

2010-11-23 07:53:59

More than 20,000 college students were forced to sign a "life and death contract" with the Shandong Jianzhu University recently.

10 detained over fatal coal mine dispute

2010-11-22 06:51:22

Ten people were detained following a dispute between coal mine contractors which led to a deliberate explosion, killing nine people and injuring 48 others in southwestern Yunnan Province, local police said Sunday.

Protesters dump on E China landfill site

2010-11-20 10:25:23

A protest by more than 100 villagers against a garbage landfill project in Pingnan county of Southeast China's Fujian province has entered its 40th day.

Police couple's deaths provoke controversy

2010-11-20 09:56:19

The apparent murder of a married couple who were both police officers in North China's Shanxi province has sparked controversy, with some media outlets hinting that the pair may have been corrupt and with the local authorities appearing to want to ride out the storm by staying silent.

Rising prices foster growing vegetables

2010-11-19 06:20:22

The rising vegetable prices, which began increasing this autumn, have driven many people there to grow vegetables themselves. In places like Fujian, Henan and Shaanxi provinces, people grow vegetables in the streets, their courtyards or on their balconies.

Tough measures called for in illegal abortions

2010-11-17 14:39:35

Extreme measures should be sanctioned against illegal abortions due to fears over an imbalance in sex-ratios according to family planning advocates cited in the Beijing News.

Marrying non-local women can be rewarding

2010-11-17 14:19:39

Marrying a woman from outside the county will be rewarded with thousands of yuan from the local government to encourage more men in Yaolu county, Guizhou province, to find wives outside the area

11 chengguan hit by car at demolition site

2010-11-17 11:02:02

A man driving a Nissan SUV crashed into crowds of chengguan and injured 11 of them in an attempt to stop the law enforcers from forcing a demolition of an illegal building block in Wuhan, Beijing News reported Wednesday.