32 held in 'gutter oil' crackdown

2011-09-14 07:59:18

Police have detained 32 people in a nationwide crackdown on "gutter oil", the Ministry of Public Security said in a statement on Tuesday.

NTC recognized as ruling authority

2011-09-13 08:26:16

China on Monday night officially recognized Libya's National Transitional Council as the ruling authority of the country.

Tasty profit wrapped in moon cakes

2011-09-13 07:24:57

An active trader in the business in Shanghai could make more than 60,000 yuan ($9,400) in the two months before the Mid-Autumn Festival.

Shortage of life-saving heart drug

2011-09-13 07:12:51

Some companies stop producing protamine sulfate as the price can hardly cover the costs.

Blogs that copy do not give full story

2011-09-13 08:26:16

Anger over usage, Duan Yan and Wu Wencong report in Beijing.

Price index softens for first time

2011-09-10 08:06:03

China's inflation pulled back in August from a 37-month high, giving the government scope to hold off on further tightening of monetary policies.

Full moon and reunions

2011-09-10 07:51:00

The Autumn Moon rounds up sons and daughters working away who head home during this important festival on the Chinese almanac.

Birth defects still a challenge

2011-09-10 07:45:45

China still faces challenges to conquer birth defects as well as infant and young child mortality, a senior official from the Ministry of Health said on Friday.

11 dead in C China ferry sinking

2011-09-10 07:27:35

Eleven people died and 16 others were injured after a ferryboat capsized and sank in a river in Central Hunan province Friday afternoon.

Firms need more open overseas climate

2011-09-09 07:52:32

Chinese firms need a more "open and convenient" global investment climate to help companies invest internationally,the top commerce official said.

Europe able to deal with debt crisis'

2011-09-09 07:52:32

China has confidence in European economy and supports the euro zone's efforts to tackle its debt crisis.

Foreign brands accused of cheating

2011-09-09 07:44:42

The global retail giant Wal-Mart said on Wednesday that consumers who bought ordinary pork sold as higher-quality pork will get double their money back.