You are what you wear, survey suggests

2012-05-26 02:50:35

Women in different Chinese cities have different ways of dressing, and their fashion choices reflect regional characteristics.

CPC expands presence in thriving private sector

2012-05-25 02:13:05

More than 300,000 Communist Party grassroots committees have been set up in the country's private sector, up from less than 100,000 about 10 years ago.

US targets Confucius Institutes over visas

2012-05-25 02:10:57

Dozens of Chinese teachers at Confucius Institutes in the United States could be forced to leave by June 30 due to a State Department directive.

Red Cross hopes to heal its reputation

2012-05-16 07:57:39

Organization implements reforms following 'lavish lifestyle' claim.

Rescue teams set to save more miners

2012-05-03 04:20:46

Specially trained and equipped mine rescue teams, to be formed this year, will significantly reduce the number of fatalities, according to a leading emergency rescue expert.

Leaked secrets lead to jail time

2012-05-03 07:21:38

A former economic analyst has been jailed for leaking State secrets, a legal officer for a Beijing court said on Wednesday.

China faces difficulty hiring male nurses

2012-05-03 07:35:57

Besides the pain, what bothered Yang Zhihong the most during a circumcision were the female nurses lingering in the operation room.

Lack of guidelines threatens school meals

2012-05-03 07:28:19

A multibillion-yuan program aimed at providing free, nutritious meals for rural students could fail unless authorities give schools clear guidance on hygiene and spending, experts say.

Space scientists look to nature

2012-05-02 03:26:26

Algae and snails are helping scientists develop a system to ensure oxygen and food for astronauts on long space missions.

Chinese fishermen face arrest by ROK

2012-05-02 08:07:42

Two Chinese fishermen were facing formal arrest by South Korea after they were believed to have injured four South Korean fishing officials.

Ads to appear on book covers

2012-05-02 08:35:51

Publishers have started printing advertisements on book covers in a move to help their industry sustain development and survive.

Divorce even more of a mess for foreigners

2012-05-02 08:04:30

As more foreigners come to Beijing to work, more of them are getting married - and divorced.