Strait talking: From enemy to friend

2014-04-25 07:28:53

For almost 40 years, a succession of rival "frontier broadcasters" fought for dominance of the airways across the Taiwan Straits. Later, some of the main players became firm friends. Peng Yining reports from Xiamen, Fujian province.

Welcome to the world’s largest garbage dump

2014-04-24 07:47:58

Rubbish at sea not only threatens shipping and marine life, but has the potential to cause severe harm to people.

The latest word on books: Keep those pages coming

2014-04-23 07:22:55

Reading is becoming a fashionable, multiplatform social activity in China, reports Sun Ye in Beijing.

Uygurs learn what's in a name

2014-04-22 08:42:18

Businesspeople from the Uygur ethnic group are beginning to understand the importance of effective branding in the battle to win customers.

Unwilling guests of the Emperor

2014-04-21 07:30:03

During World War II, the Japanese army held thousands of Allied POWs in northeastern China at a camp where brutality was commonplace.

An accident waiting to happen

2014-04-17 08:15:40

The recent collapse of an apartment block in eastern China has highlighted a problem that could have fatal consequences for owners of buildings erected in the 1980s and '90s.

Surge in demand for China

2014-04-16 08:30:18

Rewina Berhe admits that when he left his family in Ethiopia to study in China in 2009, he knew nothing about the country.

Mid-life diseases up in China

2014-04-15 08:33:18

Serious ailments, such as cardiovascular disease and cancer, kill 10,000 people in China each day, and the age at which the conditions strike is dropping.

Enemies share eternity together

2014-04-14 08:20:42

Burial site in Jiangsu province holds the bodies of 73 Chinese and 13 Japanese soldiers killed in 1942, the only known cemetary of its kind in China.

Expats flee big, smoggy cities

2014-04-11 07:17:04

Life after an only child dies

2014-04-10 07:17:31

Project explores ways to provide care and support for parents whose child has predeceased them.

Parents put kindergartens to the test

2014-04-09 07:19:56

At least six private establishments in four provinces had administered anti-viral drugs to children without their parents' knowledge or consent.