Niche sports feeling the chill

2014-09-29 07:25:06

Without entries to the Olympic program, niche sports in China including baseball, cricket, sepak takraw and bowling are struggling to join the mainstream.

Pepping up prevention

2014-09-26 09:43:47

More are calling for HIV-prevention procedure amid rising infections among gay men, Shan Juan reports.

High alert

2014-09-25 07:10:24

Chinese troops keep close tabs on terrorist threats at the Wakhan Corridor mountain border area in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, Northwest China.

Sea change

2014-09-24 07:49:40

120 years after its naval defeat in the First Sino-Japanese War, the country looks to stronger maritime power, Peng Yining reports in Weihai, Shandong province.

India adds special spice to Chinese investor's bottom line

2014-09-23 06:57:15

An increasing number of Chinese businesses are riding on growing economic and trade ties between China and India in recent years.

Fugitive ends life on the lam

2014-09-22 07:14:05

Another Chinese 'fox' returns home to face consequences of financial scandal.

'Old newcomers'

2014-09-19 07:25:44

Elderly people who leave home to take care of their grandchildren account for 10 percent of 144 million people aged 60 or older, according to a survey.

General aviation hub reaches for the sky

2014-09-17 07:35:25

As China's private aircraft sector prepares for takeoff, reform is desperately needed.

Endangered species threatens livelihoods

2014-09-16 07:37:47

Wild Asian elephants have been wreaking havoc in villages in Southwest China as their habitat is destroyed and they're forced to search for food.

Chinese mavericks set to amaze global racing world

2014-09-13 07:54:42

Horse racing is hugely popular in many countries, but in China the industry is still in its infancy.

Helping them breathing

2014-09-12 07:13:07

Workers hit by dust-related lung disease need more support.

Going the distance

2014-09-11 07:12:44

A report from Peking University showed that residents in Beijing spent the longest time commuting, about 1.32 hours a day for work on average.