Police said Saturday they found a local court official dead in a river in South China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region.
The ministry has ordered local traffic bureaus to step up safety inspections for long-distance buses
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao pledged on Friday to make every effort to improve people's livelihood and uphold social equality and justice.
Authentic Bavarian beer and vignettes of German culture await visitors to China World Hotel's first Oktoberfest, from Oct 7-16.
The China World Summit Wing, the capital's tallest hotel building, sells itself with its singular features, says its general manager Adrian Rudin.
Tofu, also known as soybean curd, is made by coagulating fresh hot soymilk with a curdling agent. The precise origin of the first tofu is disputed, but Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) herbalist Li Shizhen, in his classic pharmacopeia Compendium of Materia Medica, wrote that tofu was invented by King Liu An.
When the creator of Chengdu's most famous beancurd dish first tossed the tofu, minced beef and Sichuan peppers together, she never knew she would go down in culinary history, or that the dish would be named after her.
In Guiyang, little bars of beancurd are part of the courtship ritual. Qiu Bo traces the history of a snack known locally as "tofu in love".
More than 90 percent of respondents in a recent poll said they will travel during the National Day break, according to a report by China Tourism News.
China does not score high in terms of 'livable cities' but this depends on what yardstick is applied.
The Pingyao International Photography Festival kicked off on Sept 19 in the ancient section of the city of Pingyao in Shanxi province.
A third-generation Norwegian raised in the Midwestern United States becomes a renowned Italian chef and pasta master.It just evolved from the food that he was familiar with while growing up.