'Prudent' monetary policy to go on

2012-06-30 09:19:02

China's central bank governor says the country will continue with its "prudent" monetary policy and fine-tune it to cope with economic conditions.

TV station's bikini girls forced to cover up

2012-06-12 21:24:50

The provincial TV station of Guangdong province provoked cheers and outrage when it chose to hire bikini models to deliver weather forecasts.

Water plan to take effect by 2012

2012-06-11 07:18:36

By the end of 2012, a water resource allocation plan for 25 rivers that flow through more than one province will be put into use.

Bus crash kills police officer

2012-06-09 07:30:36

A police officer was killed when a bus ran into the back of his patrol car in downtown Beijing on Friday afternoon, according to the police.

Thousands honor hero driver

2012-06-05 07:25:19

The family of a bus driver who protected his passengers after being critically wounded by flying metal debris declined donations on Monday.

Free loan-bike program loses one a day to thieves, abuse

2012-06-05 07:51:53

Free bicycles made available for subway commuters in Shanghai are disappearing at the rate of one a day.

Sanatorium helps soldiers deal with stress

2012-06-05 07:38:45

The coastal sanatorium providing a range of leisure, rehabilitation and medical services now is open to lower-level soldiers, sailors and airmen.

Nation boosts support for its forestry

2012-06-05 07:27:02

China has strengthened its fiscal support for its increasing forest area, launched a number of national ecological projects.

Jiaolong submersible starts 7,000-meter dive

2012-06-03 11:05:14

An oceanographic ship carrying China's manned deep-sea submersible left eastern port city of Jiangyin Sunday for the Mariana Trench to attempt the world's deepest manned submersible dive.

Chinese student is victim of grisly murder in Canada

2012-06-03 08:10:28

The China embassy in Canada confirmed that the victim of a gruesome killing in Montreal is Lin Jun, a 33-year-old Chinese student from Concordia Univ.

Sanya's cultural heritage set to attract visitors

2012-05-26 08:04:47

China's southernmost city of Sanya, Hainan province, will seek to exploit its unique cultural heritage, rather than simply build luxury hotels.

Huge gap in future pension payments

2012-05-26 07:43:11

China's social security fund manager on Friday warned of a "huge capital gap" amid future waves of pension payments to retirees as the country enters a period of rapid aging.