Guangzhou games site gets new lease on life

2011-08-06 07:50:13

GUANGZHOU - The site of the opening and closing ceremony of the Guangzhou 2010 Asian Games will not be torn down, the city has decided after soliciting the public's and city planners' opinions, local authorities said.

Gansu promotes micro blog health services

2011-08-06 07:50:13

BEIJING - Health workers in northwest Gansu province have been asked by the local health administration to provide health advice and related services to the public via China's Twitter-like micro blogs, which now have 195 million users.

Guide dogs encounter blind spot

2011-08-05 07:53:22

Under different circumstances, Jenny,a guide dog, would be treated as one of China's "talents".

Beijing tops cultured China city list

2011-08-05 07:50:19

A worldwide online poll has named the Chinese capital as the country's most cultured city.

Japan under fire for 'China threat theory'

2011-08-05 07:05:59

Japan has ulterior motives to play up a "China threat theory", said the defense ministry.

Business dull in Xinjiang after riot

2011-08-05 06:56:28

Many shops in the city of Kashgar in west China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region reopened Thursday, but business has been dull.

Microblog users rally to help those in need

2011-08-04 09:25:45

Some people in China have harnessed the power of microblogs to help people who are in dire need of assistance.

Middle class to dominate cities

2011-08-04 08:01:13

Half of city dwellers in China will be part of the middle class by 2023, said the country's think tanks.

Company finds more oily mud

2011-08-04 08:01:13

ConocoPhillips China said on Wednesday that it had discovered more oil-based drilling  - a discovery that may push up the volume of its oil spill to a new high.

China refutes Japan's defense paper

2011-08-04 06:16:43

China on Wednesday expressed its "strong dissatisfaction " with Japan's 2011 defense white paper.

Red Cross working for transparency

2011-08-03 07:50:43

The head of the Red Cross Society of China pledged again to disclose more information on how much the charity receives through donations and how much money it spends.

Officials jailed over Shanghai inferno

2011-08-03 07:49:53

A district official was sentenced to 16 years in jail on Tuesday in connection with a fire in that claimed the lives of 58 people in Shanghai last year.