$585m to reduce flood risks

2011-07-17 08:10:07

China has allocated 3.8 billion ($584.6 million) yuan to reduce flood risks in mountainous areas through non-structural measures.

China firmly opposed to Obama-Dalai meeting

2011-07-17 07:59:49

China voiced stern objection to Obama's meeting with the Dalai Lama and demanded the US side to adopt immediate measures to wipe out the impact.

New measures mulled to tackle unrest

2011-07-16 08:32:04

Authorities in South China's Guangdong province will introduce further measures to meet the demands of migrant workers.

Netizens bunch together to help banana growers

2011-07-16 07:56:00

Though they knew it was a buy-one-get-one-free deal, Chen Guo and her colleague, who each paid 6.8 yuan ($1) for a bunch of bananas on the group-buying platform of taobao.com, still felt surprised when they were given a whole box of bananas.

Women gear up to battle subway creeps

2011-07-16 07:50:55

Self-defense equipment such as mini stun guns and pepper sprays have become best-sellers among young women this summer.

Chunk of GDP spent on education

2011-07-16 07:45:15

China spent an amount equal to 3.69 percent of the country's GDP on education in 2010

China proud of human rights progress

2011-07-15 07:22:07

China takes pride in the impartiality of its judicial system and its protection of citizens' rights to know and be heard, and other progress it has made.

Watchdog deems oil leak in bay a 'disaster'

2011-07-15 07:20:37

ConocoPhillips said the total volume of spilled oil is expected to reach about 1,500 barrels.

Ministry pledge better train operation

2011-07-15 07:01:12

Chinese railway authorities are making all efforts to iron out problems with the Beijing-Shanghai high-speed railway.

One doctor for every 1,000 farmers

2011-07-15 06:25:51

China is working to ensure there is one clinic for each village or a "countryside doctor" for every 1,000 farmers.

Economic growth eases fears of hard landing

2011-07-14 07:55:46

The economy grew 9.5 percent in the second quarter, beating expectations and easing concerns over a hard landing.

Migrants to have cheap housing units

2011-07-14 07:44:10

Migrant workers with low incomes can apply to live in cheap public housing in Shanghai.