Power demand surges as heat rises

2011-07-14 07:36:06

Electricity shortages have been bringing more pain to East China as the mercury has climbed during the past week.

High-speed train breaks down again

2011-07-14 07:04:56

The third such incident since Sunday cast doubts on the reliability of the Beijing-Shanghai high-speed rail.

Power goes out again on new railway

2011-07-13 07:48:42

More than 30 bullet trains were brought to a halt by a power failure on the Beijing-Shanghai high-speed railway on Tuesday.

Forex hike suggests influx of 'hot money'

2011-07-13 07:34:32

China's foreign exchange reserves rose by a faster-than-expected 30.3 percent year-on-year by the end of June to reach $3.2 trillion, a possible indicator of an increasing inflow of "hot money", analysts said.

CNOOC's new oil spill in Bohai Bay

2011-07-13 07:34:32

Control system failure at oilfield blamed for third leak since June

Human rights protection gets boost

2011-07-13 07:32:06

Officials have hailed the country's improvements in curbing forced confessions as examples of the country's achievements in protecting human rights.

Official confirms China building aircraft carrier

2011-07-12 07:39:06

China is the last permanent member of the United Nations Security Council to get an aircraft carrier.

Couple claim another escalator failure

2011-07-12 07:37:42

Just five days after a boy was killed in a Beijing subway crush, at least two passengers were hurt in a similar incident at Shenzhen Metro Line 4's exit on Sunday night.

Bohai Bay oil leak may be continuing

2011-07-12 07:36:22

It is possible that small oil spills are continuing at the Penglai 19-3 oilfield, according to satellite images from Sunday.

A shift in family planning policy

2011-07-12 07:05:34

A major shift in China's family planning policy will result in a greater focus on population management than on quantity control.

A taxing issue for online shops

2011-07-12 07:05:07

E-commerce may lose its competitive edge, report Yang Wanli and Chen Limin in Beijing.

Gay men hit hard by HIV/AIDS

2011-07-11 07:55:09

Gay and bisexual men account for around one in every three new cases of HIV in China, according to the latest official statistics.