Haze cure may need new Olympian vision

2013-01-24 09:14:32

The smog that has enveloped Beijing recently have left people hankering for the blue skies during 2008 Olympic Games.

Fear stalks land with resources

2013-01-23 02:00:01

In Laiza of Myanmar, the headquarters of the rebel Kachin Independence Army, residents have dug bomb shelters close to their houses.

Testing times for student admissions

2013-01-22 08:43:07

Beijing's "transitional" policy as to how nonresident children sit college entrance exams creates heated debate.

An ancient land in change

2013-01-21 08:51:49

More lucrative pastures lure herdsmen from the traditional Gobi lifestyle.

Bitter winter blast hits the south

2013-01-18 07:59:08

Cold snaps in southern China have triggered rising vegetable prices, disrupted transport and reignited debate over central heating.

Taxi shortage means passengers are fare game

2013-01-17 08:10:59

It is becoming harder to hail a cab during rush hours in Beijing.

Li pledges measures in fight for clean air

2013-01-16 02:00:29

China will strengthen the enforcement of environmental laws, and take other measures to tackle air pollution, Vice-Premier Li Keqiang pledged on Tuesday.

Is wind power running out of puff?

2013-01-15 07:49:47

China's new-energy sector is facing an uncertain future after the US imposed swingeing import tariffs and demand for equipment dwindles.

Healthy debate over air

2013-01-14 00:57:27

Heavy smog and haze that enveloped Beijing on the weekend has seen "Beijing Cough" becoming increasingly popular with local media and Chinese citizens.

Chemical leak into river puts focus on plant

2013-01-11 07:25:08

Delay in reporting a river contamination by a chemical leak raises concern.

Wealthy see their fate linked to feng shui

2013-01-10 07:26:54

China's rich are increasingly seeking answers to questions of destiny.

Rural doctors bring hope

2013-01-09 07:32:33

Arduous treks and difficult conditions must often be negotiated before patients in isolated areas get medical treatment.