Missing plane puzzle remains unsolved

2014-03-17 07:20:09

Changes in information, miscommunication and speculation compound the search for Malaysia Airlines jet which vanished with 239 on board.

Modern merchants follow famous footsteps

2014-03-14 07:40:43

China has proposed a modern version of one of the ancient world's best-known trade routes, as Cui Jia reports.

Spread the news - this story will run and run

2014-03-13 08:44:39

The increasing popularity of new media, especially the Internet and smartphone apps, has forced providers of traditional content into a period of painful restructuring.

Doubts linger over warning system for smog

2014-03-12 08:29:51

Questions are raised over the color-coded alerts that local authorities have issued to signal the level of air pollutions.

Austerity campaign takes corruption off the menu

2014-03-07 08:38:47

It is hard to assess the impact of the austerity campaign t on catering and related industries, but economic benefits are expected in the long run.

Smoke-free two sessions drive making progress

2014-03-06 08:33:01

Although the anti-smoking drive makes headlines at this year's two sessions, the efforts to impose a ban at the Great Hall of the People began in 1988 during the first session of the 7th NPC.

Course for reform charted in the inner sanctum of Chinese politics

2014-03-05 08:39:10

Meeting Room No 1 is the home of State Council executive meetings, presided over by successive premiers in the 65 years since the founding of the People's Republic of China.

Deputies persevere on winding road to change

2014-03-04 08:37:49

Turning two sessions proposals into reality can be a long but rewarding process.

Manhunt after terror attack

2014-03-03 08:56:07

As the death toll from Saturday's terrorist attack at Kunming Railway Station in Yunnan province rose to 29 and the number of injured topped 130, the search for the perpetrators continued.

Shanghai dialect locked in tug of war with Mandarin

2014-02-28 08:49:22

Nearly 18.6% percent of more than 1,000 respondents to a survey in Shanghai say they don't understand the local dialect. The figure is 3% for those who cannot speak Mandarin.

Landing scare grounds homemade planes

2014-02-27 08:42:31

Aircraft have had a host of problems in recent years, Zhao Lei and Wang Wen report in Beijing.

Scientists search for clear answers on smog

2014-02-26 09:12:57

Links between premature deaths and pollution are still being studied, Wu Wencong reports.