Shanghai and Chongqing will launch the first-ever property tax for second-home buyers, part of a series of government measures to curb soaring prices and real-estate speculation. Poll
China's railway stations are increasing the heating and adding trains for the peak flow of passengers, as millions of travelers boarded trains in frigid weather to go home for the Spring Festival celebrations.
Li Qiming, a senior police official's son accused of killing a young woman while driving drunk confessed in court that he caused the woman's death, in a case that fueled public outrage after reports he invoked his father's name - Li Gang to evade responsibility.
The national land watchdog is requiring local authorities to establish permanent arable land protection zones with a total area of 104 million hectares to protect China's shrinking arable land and guarantee food security, authorities said.
Beijing's first car license plate lottery took place on Jan 26 under new rules to tackle chronic traffic gridlock and air pollution. Win or lose, entrants happy New rules alter the game for car hire companies LicenSide effects seen fro dealers
From the response to China's promotional video played in New York's Times Square just days ago, to the aircraft carriers the United States recently sent to the western Pacific, Chinese bloggers have many questions to ask the US, where President Hu Jintao is paying a state visit.
Officials from China and the United States signed a new agreement to support panda breeding, research and conservation efforts by the two countries, an exciting news for numerous American fans of the cute animals, Jan 20, 2011.
China's Ministry of Land and Resources announced Thursday illegal buildings totaling 14.31 million square meters in floor space were demolished in an effort to crackdown on illegal use of land by local governments and enterprises.