Law mulled to make aid compulsory

2011-10-20 08:14:41

The possibility of enacting laws to punish passers-by who refuse to help people in obvious distress has become a hot topic.

China,mainland to ink nuclear deal

2011-10-20 08:04:34

A cross-Straits nuclear power security cooperation agreement is expected to be signed on Thursday.

Time for China to dump US debt?

2011-10-20 06:50:33

Although China trimmed its US government securities in August by a hefty $36.5 billion, the country remains the United States' largest foreign lender.

Survey shows people lack trust in each other

2011-10-20 08:04:34

About 87 percent of the respondents to a recent survey said the reason they are unlikely to help an old person who has fallen in the street is that they want to avoid being blamed for the accident.

Small forces protect large forests

2011-10-20 07:35:32

The forest police station in Mengzhan village is 30 kilometers southeast of Mangshi, capital of Yunnan province's Dehong Dai and Jingpo autonomous prefecture, where it is one of 22 forest security offices in operation.

Just ask the professor

2011-10-20 08:04:34

Li Zhi, a tour guide at the Wuhou Temple in Chengdu, Sichuan province,the 25-year-old is popular among tourists because of his humor.

China to establish nationwide social credit system

2011-10-19 22:55:03

China will strive to establish a social credit system nationwide to ensure sound and healthy social and economic development, China's State Council, or Cabinet, said Wednesday.

Stage set to boost culture

2011-10-19 06:58:04

The Communist Party of China pledges to boost China's cultural influence internationally.
CPC to hold national congress in 2012

Economy cools in 3rd quarter

2011-10-19 07:51:43

The world's second-largest economy is not facing any risk of a hard landing given its sound fundamentals.
Slowdown won't mean easing

Lack of cash halts rail projects

2011-10-19 07:21:16

Rail projects spanning more than 10,000 kilometers have been suspended due to a shortage of funds.

Scandals put a big dent in donations

2011-10-19 07:24:22

One of the largest Chinese charities dedicated to fighting poverty has collected only about half of the money it expected to so far this year.
Charity considers ways to restore credibility

China's GDP growth slows to 9.1% in Q3

2011-10-18 10:21:13

The economic performance was "generally good," said the National Bureau of Statistics.