FM calls for direct talks in sea disputes

2011-10-18 08:41:19

China on Monday reiterated its stance of resolving disputes in the South China Sea through talks between nations that are directly involved.

Toll ways on slow road to heavy debt

2011-10-18 07:13:02

Traffic authorities in at least 16 provinces have released financial reports on their tollways, with most showing the road ways are heavily in debt.

Russia sees China as reliable partner

2011-10-18 06:52:39

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin on Monday said that he saw China as a "reliable partner", not a threat to Russia.

Panda power to heal tsunami wounds

2011-10-18 08:34:26

A pair of giant pandas could be on their way to a zoo in the tsunami-affected area of Japan.

UN official: Beijing can help fight poverty

2011-10-18 08:53:46

China can play a rebalancing role in the current global financial crisis to combat future global poverty, a senior United Nations official said on Monday.

Nations vow to talk on South China Sea

2011-10-17 08:19:06

China and Vietnam pledged to ensure peace and stability in the South China Sea, and keep calm and restrained.

Tollways overloaded with debt

2011-10-17 08:27:02

One-third of the tolls collected from highways were paid as interest to creditors who financed construction of the roads.

Activists pay to rescue 800 dogs

2011-10-17 07:43:45

Two animal protection organizations paid about 83,000 yuan ($13,000) to a dog trader in Sichuan province to rescue nearly 800 dogs that were due to be delivered to restaurants.

Shanxi official ousted for age deceit

2011-10-17 07:34:25

An official in North China's Shanxi province lost his post over the weekend, after claims emerged online that he had stated a false age to get reelected.

Economic growth to ease to 9.4%

2011-10-16 06:51:17

China's economy growth will ease to 9.4 percent this year before further slowing to 8.7 percent in 2012.

CNOOC: New oil leak cleaned up

2011-10-16 07:13:47

CNOOC said on Saturday it has cleaned up the oil sheen on the sea surface in the Bohai Bay in north China.

Social security for expats

2011-10-16 07:40:53

A new regulation includes foreign workers in China in the country's social security system.