School strives to preserve Tibetan culture

2011-08-25 13:37:17

It is 5:30 pm, the sun is still scorching the ground in Tibet. At Minhang Boarding Middle School, Gyangze, Tibet's Xigaze prefecture, some students are playing outside after school.

Henan relocates 15,000 for water diversion project

2011-08-25 13:28:43

Henan province so far has relocated 152,700 people for the South-North Water Diversion Project, local authorities announced Thursday.

County officials sacked after mine flood

2011-08-25 13:10:56

Two county officials have been fired after a local flooded coal mine trapped 26 miners Tuesday in Heilongjiang province, said local officials Thursday.

China, US shut down porn website alliance

2011-08-25 12:59:11

The Chinese Ministry of Public Security and US police jointly shut down the world's biggest Chinese-language pornographic website alliance, the Sunshine Entertainment Alliance, China News Service reported Thursday.

Injuries may leave survived toddler disabled

2011-08-25 09:48:46

The doctor treating the 2-year-old girl who was the last survivor pulled from the wreckage of last month's high-speed train crash said there is a high probability that she will be disabled.

Maritime authority to sue Conoco over oil leak

2011-08-25 06:30:51

China's maritime authority said that it is ready to sue US oil giant ConocoPhillips over recent oil spills in Bohai Bay. Conoco vows to clean oil spills

Proposals to ban torture testimony

2011-08-25 06:50:06

Measures to protect suspects in criminal cases, are part of a draft amendment currently under review by the top legislature.

US' report on China's military

2011-08-25 08:22:55

The US Department of Defense unveiled its report on China's military, recognizing and welcoming China's contribution to international safety.

China amends law to confiscate ill-gotten money

2011-08-25 08:21:33

China's legislature will revise its Criminal Procedure Law to allow the confiscation of illegally-obtained money from corrupt officials and terrorists who have fled the country.

Province to keep certain juvenile records in secret

2011-08-25 08:15:04

Guangdong province plans to start keeping confidential the records of juvenile delinquents and school students who are between the ages of 18 and 25 and committed minor crimes.

Number of elderly puts burden on pension system

2011-08-25 08:07:06

China's rapidly aging population poses serious challenges to the introduction of an affordable comprehensive pension system, a top legislator said on Wednesday.

Draft to protect rights of insane 

2011-08-25 07:51:01

Only courts could decide whether a mentally ill person who has committed violent crimes should receive compulsory medical treatment.