18 schools pilot gender education

2011-08-22 08:07:41

The city's first sex education textbook for primary school students will be used in 18 schools in Shanghai in the coming semester.

Crackdown urged for sheep feed additive

2011-08-22 07:55:37

The country's agriculture authority has urged its local branch in Hebei province to crack down on the use of banned and hazardous additives, which were allegedly fed to sheep as a way to produce more lean meat.

ConocoPhillips spots new leak sources in Bohai

2011-08-22 07:54:38

ConocoPhillips China, the operator of two leaking oil platforms off Northern China's Bohai Bay, said on Sunday that it had spotted additional sources of leaks from Platform C of the Penglai 19-3 oilfield.

Agency sets new rules for mine safety

2011-08-22 07:52:29

China's top workplace safety regulator is introducing national standards for safety technologies used in the country's accident-plagued coal mines.

China offers largest donation to UN food agency

2011-08-22 07:06:16

China has donated 16 million US dollars to the World Food Program (WFP) to support its famine-relief operations in Somalia, a WFP press release said.

Official calls for better Sino-Japanese sentiments

2011-08-21 22:41:55

Wang Chen, director of China's State Council Information Office, on Sunday called for more efforts to improve the sentiments between the Chinese and Japanese people.

Three children die in SW China fire

2011-08-21 21:55:45

Two boys and a girl died when their rented home in Southwest China's Yunnan province caught fire Sunday, police said.

E China coal mine collapse traps three workers

2011-08-21 19:54:05

Three maintenance workers remain trapped inside a coal mine in East China's Jiangxi Province after a tunnel collapsed Saturday night, local authorities said Sunday.

Police probe purchased Vietnamese wives

2011-08-21 07:52:38

Police in central China's Hunan Province said Saturday they have launched an investigation into missing Vietnamese women in its remote villages.

3 killed in hospital blast

2011-08-21 07:24:18

Three people were killed and 17 others injured, two severely, after a blast ripped through a boiler room in a hospital in northern Chinese city of Changzhi.

China's development can benefit Japan

2011-08-20 23:01:10

China’s top government spokesman said that China’s development will facilitate and broaden China-Japan cooperation.

Heat wave to linger in south China

2011-08-21 10:21:29

The National Meteorological Center (NMC) forecast that scorching weather will linger in the south and rains will sweep the western and central regions.