12 trapped in tunnel cave-in rescued

2011-07-19 18:48:03

All 12 people who were trapped by a tunnel cave-in in northeast China's Liaoning Province have been pulled out alive at 4:10 p.m. Tuesday, local authorities said.

Property prices cooling in more areas

2011-07-19 07:52:47

More cities experienced cooling property prices in June, compared to May, as policies targeting speculation kicked in.

Battle to keep key route open

2011-07-19 07:52:47

Landslides play havoc with traffic on major national highway, Hu Yongqi reports from Wenchuan, Sichuan.

Battle to beat blood shortage

2011-07-19 07:43:45

The capital is battling a 10 percent drop in the daily supply of blood from donors at a time when there is usually a rise in demand.

Crowding concern for capital city

2011-07-19 07:33:51

Population increases will be the biggest worry for Beijing administrators during the next five years.

Foundation, UN to transform Buddha site

2011-07-18 07:47:57

As part of a plan to raise $3 billion to turn Buddha's birthplace in Nepal into a Mecca for Buddhists, a Hong Kong-based transnational foundation signed a memorandum last Friday with a United Nations agency that promotes industrialization in developing countries.

Minor oil seepages persist in Bohai

2011-07-18 07:37:59

Oil leaks at China's largest offshore  may be continuing as the company has failed to take effective remedial measures.

Airlines quick to drop discounts

2011-07-18 07:15:07

Seeing a string of malfunctions and delays on the Beijing-Shanghai high-speed railway,airlines have stopped giving deep discounts.

Chemicals 'threaten grain output'

2011-07-18 06:59:25

The heavy use of agrochemicals has led to a severe deterioration of arable soil and poses a serious threat to domestic grain output.

Travel made easy on 'roof of the world'

2011-07-18 06:47:01

The first expressway in Tibet opened to traffic on Sunday, with Vice President Xi Jinping cutting the ribbons at the opening ceremony.

A green headache for E China city

2011-07-17 09:12:38

Several of the bathing beaches in the coastal city hQingdao have been attacked by enteromorpha prolifera, a sea plant that reproduces rapidly, for the past week and the clearing work is under way.

2 bodies found in iron ore mine

2011-07-17 09:10:04

Two bodies were found in a flooded iron core mine in east China's Shandong province as rescue work has entered the seventh day on Saturday.