Shanghai packs migrant workers in

2011-09-27 08:00:06

A flood of migrant workers into Shanghai has made the city the most densely populated in the country, according to the latest census.

Spacecraft ready to go on mission

2011-09-27 07:37:20

The launch, if successful, will mark the completion of China's first rendezvous and docking mission.

Police urged to boost use of micro blogs

2011-09-27 07:38:23

The number of official police weibo already exceeds 4,000, and almost 5,000 officers use the services to help in their work.

Sky's the limit for owners of private jets

2011-09-26 07:32:38

Nouveau riche in China crave the thrill of speed to replace 'tedious routine'.

Forecasts signal late-week launch

2011-09-26 07:53:57

The weather on Thursday or Friday might be suitable for launching the Tiangong-1 spacecraft.

Researcher wins 'America's Nobel'

2011-09-26 08:04:43

A Chinese scientist received a prestigious US award over the weekend for the discovery of artemisinin.

$82m aid given to drought-hit Africa

2011-09-25 20:07:25

Chinese government has provided emergency food and aid funds worth 533 million yuan ($82 million) to drought-hit countries in the Horn of Africa,said an official

Officials punished after 'petitioner' beaten

2011-09-25 08:04:32

Six local officials have been punished after a tourist traveling to Beijing was mistaken as a petitioner, brutally beaten and brought back to his home province, authorities said on Saturday.

58 dead, 4 missing in NW China flood

2011-09-24 20:56:36

Floods and landslides in northwest China's Shaanxi Province have left 58 people dead and four others missing in this autumn rainy season, provincial disaster relief authorities said Saturday.

Police apologize over 'sex slave' case

2011-09-24 20:03:52

The case showed that community safety patrols were weak and police officers had lost their sense of responsibility.

'Debt crises offer chances'

2011-09-24 07:56:58

"Global financial markets are sharply fluctuating while world economic recovery is getting more and more uncertain and instable,"

Child survivor of train crash can stand again

2011-09-24 09:16:49

A two-year-old girl who miraculously survived July's fatal high-speed train crash in East China's Zhejiang province can stand up after a month of treatment and rehabilitation at a Shanghai hospital, doctors said Friday.