Bohai oil leaks special: the empty sea

2011-09-04 08:30:44

As the oil companies try to stop the Bohai leaks and the long legal process to proper compensation starts, that sea of controversy is still storm-tossed.

10 dead in coal mine flooding

2011-09-03 22:26:13

Ten miners had been confirmed dead in a coal mine flooding in southwest China's Sichuan Province, with two others still missing.

1 dead, 5 injured after building fire in E China

2011-09-04 13:43:35

One person died and five others were injured after a fire engulfed a building Sunday morning in east China's Jiangxi province, said local fire control authorities.

4.3-magnitude quake hits SW China

2011-09-04 13:42:39

An earthquake measuring 4.3 on the Richter scale hit southwest China's Sichuan province at 12:13 am Beijing Sunday.

CNOOC vows to improve supervision after oil spills

2011-09-03 22:18:33

China National Offshore Oil Corp (CNOOC) said on Saturday it will enhance supervision and assistance to ConocoPhillips China (COPC) in handling the oil spills in north China's Bohai Bay to make sure that COPC fully implement maritime authority's requirements. ConocoPhillips ordered to stop drilling

China to drastically increase post-doctorates

2011-09-03 14:32:00

China plans to raise the annual enrollment of post-doctorates to 17,000 in 2015, an increase of over 60 percent from that in 2010, according to a five-year blueprint for the development of post-doctoral education.

City marks 66th anniversary of Japan’s surrender

2011-09-03 17:32:22

An elementary school student adjusts a red scarf, the symbol of Chinese Young Pioneers, for a veteran of the war of resistance against Japanese aggression during World War II in Nanjing, South China's Jiangsu province, Sept 3, 2011. China marked the 66th anniversary of Japan's surrender in WWII, and about 100 students, veterans and residents in the city held a memorial ceremony at the Memorial Hall of the Victims of the Nanjing Massacre by Japanese Invaders. More than 300,000 Chinese people were killed in 1937 during the notorious Nanjing Massacre.

EU's economic stability linked to world: Wen

2011-09-02 22:52:35

Premier Wen Jiabao said Friday that the EU's economic stability is linked to the stability of the world economy.

China to better utilize fund of WB

2011-09-02 21:06:21

Senior officials on Friday pledged to bolster cooperation with the World Bank to promote more sustainable and balanced world economic growth.

Beijing to charge tolls on some roads

2011-09-03 08:29:51

Beijing is planning to impose traffic congestion fees on cars using certain roads and to encourage residents to buy alternative-energy cars.

Home prices fall in major cities

2011-09-02 07:59:20

Property prices in China's first-tier cities declined 0.41 percent in August, the first month-on-month drop since September 2010.

Pollution scandal halts projects

2011-09-02 07:44:32

The country's environmental watchdog will suspend reviews of all new industrial projects in Qujing, Yunnan province after the toxic waste scandal.