Keeping the legend alive

2011-10-05 08:59:19

Storytelling is an art for a select few in Nagqu who ensure the many adventures of the Tibetan hero King Gesar will never be forgotten.

Plan to tighten air quality standards

2011-10-04 07:27:35

The strengthened air quality stardards could lessen the number of official blue-sky days for many cities.

Pushing yuan bill risks trade war

2011-10-04 07:47:14

Some US lawmakers are, tediously, again trying to blame the Chinese currency instead of addressing the real reasons for the country's economic woes.

Chinese exports price rises

2011-10-04 10:24:47

The average price of China's exports is rising as export quantity growth slows, according to customs data.

Micro blogs: The new grapevine

2011-10-03 07:31:25

The unwary can find themselves engulfed in a maelstrom of criticism.

SCO stresses co-op against terrorism

2011-10-04 07:11:24

Chinese Permanent Representative to UN Li Baodong said on behalf of the SCO that the group believed terrorism can only be counteracted effectively by "strengthening collective international cooperation mechanisms.

China's lottery sales rise 32.7% in Jan-Aug

2011-10-03 15:32:42

The Ministry of Finance has announced that China's lottery sales rose 32.7 percent year-on-year to 138.12 billion yuan ($21.58 billion) during the first eight months of the year.

Typhoon-triggered floods kill at least 4

2011-10-03 15:21:06

The death toll in the floods caused by Nesat rose to four on Sunday in south China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, as the typhoon continued to wreak havoc, local authorities said on Sunday.

S China braces for strong tropical storm Nalgae

2011-10-03 13:54:16

More than 27,000 fishing boats have been called back to harbor in south China's Hainan province as strong tropical storm Nalgae is approaching.

Evidence of farmlands in ancient Loulan found

2011-10-03 13:46:07

Chinese archeologists have found evidence indicating that the mysterious ancient city of Loulan (Kroraina) once had highly-developed agricultural systems.

Highway transport 'in order' during Golden Week

2011-10-03 11:39:41

The number of China's highway passengers hit 74.68 million on Sunday, the second day of the National Day holiday, up 9.9 percent from a year ago

Twin celebrations during National Day holiday

2011-10-03 10:56:49

The 8th Beijing Twins Festival, started on Oct 2 in Honglingji Park in Beijing city, featured various activities and attracted about 600 couples of twins. The twins will show their talents in contests, parade in dresses, participate in sports games, join hands with parents in interaction games.