Interest rates likely to be raised further

2011-08-07 15:03:49

China is likely to increase benchmark interest rates again in the near term to curb inflation, according to the latest comments by analysts.

Confidence in train travel shaked

2011-08-07 10:22:20

Last month's fatal train crash not only caused the loss of lives, but also undermined people's confidence in the rail system.

When will the horses run?

2011-08-07 07:40:30

Although horse racing in Hong Kong and Macao has enjoyed a long and illustrious history, the Chinese mainland has been slow to introduce betting on the racetracks.

Full force of Typhoon Muifa to hit Shandong

2011-08-06 20:05:06

Typhoon Muifa is likely to make landfall over China's coastal Shandong province next Monday, according to the latest forecast. Live Report

Post-80s: naked wedding as way out

2011-08-06 14:51:55

A report in the Xinmin Weekly magazine said the cost of today's average wedding had soared 30 times that of the 1980s.

Palace Museum accused of cover-up

2011-08-06 08:47:06

The museum faced allegations that it tried to cover up 4 other mishaps that damaged major artifacts.

Children grateful for heart surgery, chance to travel

2011-08-06 07:50:13

Dannia, a 12-year-old Uygur boy, often recalls his one-week trip in Shenzhen, Guangdong province.

Some seeing red over color-coded housing ratings

2011-08-06 07:50:13

SHANGHAI - A new rental housing policy in an East China city that requires police officers to classify the houses' security status with a colored metal plaque, has aroused controversy.

Firm may miss cleanup deadline

2011-08-06 07:50:13

ConocoPhillips China may face stricter penalties if it misses the deadline for cleaning up the leak.

Coast girds itself for Typhoon Muifa

2011-08-06 07:50:13

Coastal regions in East China are bracing for the powerful Typhoon Muifa, which was expected to make landfall over Zhejiang province.

Boy's family goes heavily in debt for surgery

2011-08-06 07:50:13

GUANGZHOU - In the first five years after he was diagnosed with cerebral palsy at nearly the age of 2, Zhang Shaopeng could hardly walk or go to school.

AIDS fund manager is hard to find

2011-08-06 07:50:13

China's search for a nonprofit group to help distribute funds could prove difficult because few seem qualified to handle the task.