Schools look to kick off soccer renaissance

2014-06-20 07:41:32

Major Chinese clubs are helping to reverse a decline in domestic soccer by backing local academies.

Age-old wisdom and modern techniques

2014-06-19 07:24:33

As China's Confucius Institute celebrates its 10th anniversary, its influence is being felt not only in language tuition, but also in fields as diverse as medicine and the arts.

Putting hospitals on the road to recovery

2014-06-18 08:25:11

New funding measures being pioneered in Wenzhou, East China's Zhejiang province, may ease tensions between medical staff and patients.

From 'Barefoot' doctors to medical pioneers

2014-06-17 10:07:33

China's hospitals have been revolutionized by a group of former low-level practitioners from a small city in Fujian province, report Sun Li and Hu Meidong in Fuzhou.

Taking a leaf out of the book of nature

2014-06-16 08:05:37

Hainan province is one of China's most popular tourist destinations, but the authorities are facing a dilemma as they try to safeguard the mangrove forest.

Fans' cup runneth over

2014-06-13 07:24:16

Despite the national team failing to qualify, soccer-related articles dominate the Internet, television, radio, newspapers and social networking sites.

Xinjiang gets up to speed

2014-06-12 06:53:22

First bullet train to autonomous region ready to roll, Zhao Lei reports in Urumqi.

China's 'West Point' a beacon

2014-06-11 07:54:01

Whampoa, China's first modern military academy, founded 90 years ago, was a beacon of liberation and the training ground of many of China's best-known revolutionaries during the following three decades.

Tongues tied around tatu-bola

2014-06-10 07:32:27

Chinese soccer fans turn their attention to gathering facts about the mascot for the world's biggest soccer tournament, and some claim it is related to Chinese pangolin.

A market that's not such a hot property

2014-06-09 13:26:12

A recent decline in housing prices is being exacerbated by tightened credit conditions and a surge in the supply of subsidized State housing.

Tough regime cranks out test winners

2014-06-06 07:44:03

High school's intense training program yields many high-score students, but stifles creativity, report Hou Liqiang and Zhang Yu inHengshui, Hebei province

Some lab animals get reprieve from testing

2014-06-05 07:23:52

China's cosmetics industry will enter uncharted waters at the end of June when the rules requiring live animal testing will be relaxed for certain products.