Public anger brings down memorial

2011-08-08 07:53:02

A local government has demolished a small memorial wall to Japanese immigrants in an effort to appease public anger.

Shandong braces for typhoon

2011-08-08 07:53:02

Muifa weakened as it heads north after wreaking havoc on coast

Hundreds of flights canceled, impact on rail services limited

2011-08-08 07:53:02

SHANGHAI - Typhoon Muifa, which hit the country's coastal cities over the weekend, severely affected transport in East China, especially air transport.

Conservation to save Dunhuang

2011-08-08 07:53:02

China has pledged to conserve water resources in the renowned oasis city of Dunhuang to prevent it from being destroyed by desertification.

No cheap acid used in aged vinegar

2011-08-08 07:53:02

A food-quality watchdog on Sunday dismissed claims that 95 percent of "Shanxi aged vinegar" is blended with a cheap acid that speeds up the brewing process.

Hospital staff held over death

2011-08-08 07:53:02

Mystery surrounds discovery of homeless patient's body in forest

Bill dispute ends with stitches pulled

2011-08-08 07:53:02

A restaurant employee injured at work in Central China allowed a doctor to remove stitches to his wounds shortly after receiving treatment, rather than pay the bill.

Students coast to victory in competition for naval academies

2011-08-08 07:53:02

QINGDAO, Shandong - Qu Tianxiao, a freshman at the Dalian Naval Academy, is closer to his dream of commanding a Chinese warship and paying a friendly visit to his counterparts in other countries, after some winning performances in swimming and sailing competitions.

Ex-official calls for land ownership, sales system reform

2011-08-08 07:53:02

BEIJING - A former senior official of the country's land authority has urged local governments to reform their land-based financing and end their monopoly on the land market to ease intensifying conflicts and bridge the urban-rural gap.

Principals found guilty of kickbacks

2011-08-08 07:53:02

BEIJING - The principals of 12 schools in an East China city have been found guilty of taking more than 4 million yuan ($606,000) in bribes, mostly representing kickbacks from suppliers to school cafeterias, local prosecutors said in a press release over the weekend.

Huge tracts of arable land neglected

2011-08-08 07:52:20

Millions of hectares of arable land in central, eastern and southern parts of China are lying unattended in winter as villagers shun agricultural life.

Oil companies deny Philippine exploration bids

2011-08-08 06:51:15

Three Chinese oil companies denied recent media reports that they had bid for oil exploration contracts in the South China Sea from the Philippine government.