Railways carry 910m passengers in first half

2011-07-10 11:24:07

China's railways transported nearly 910 million passengers during the first half of the year, up 12.2 percent from the same period in 2010.

French expats set up Chinese language school

2011-07-10 09:37:02

When new arrivals first land in the Middle Kingdom, arguably the most different aspect of local life is the language.

Life signs detected 180 hours

2011-07-10 09:06:12

Life signs were detected 180 hours after a coal mine collapsed in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, rescuers said Sunday morning.

Budget for govt-funded trips

2011-07-10 07:54:41

China's Ministry of Education has publicized its budget for government-funded overseas trips, vehicles and receptions in 2011.

Leaders: Tibet in its best period now

2011-07-10 07:52:33

Tibet is now in its best period of development, Chinese leaders said, while visiting an exhibition on Tibet's development.

Two Indonesians drowned swimming in reservoir

2011-07-10 07:39:12

Two male Indonesians were found drowned in a reservoir in Zhoushan City of east China's Zhejiang Province, local police said Saturday.

China's CPI hits three-year high of 6.4% in June

2011-07-09 10:06:45

China's consumer price index (CPI), the main gauge of inflation, rose 6.4 percent year-on-year in June, the highest in three years, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Saturday.

City halts red theme park plan

2011-07-09 07:56:13

Southwest China's Chongqing municipality halted on Thursday a plan to build a $300m Red Classic Theme Park that has sparked heated debate.

NGOs aim lawsuit at bay polluters

2011-07-09 07:55:35

Eleven environmental protection groups on Friday vowed to file a joint lawsuit against the companies responsible for the oil leak in Bohai Bay.

Food poisoning sickens 42 kids

2011-07-09 07:53:59

Forty-two kindergarteners in Zhejiang province have been sickened in an alleged case of food poisoning, local authorities said Friday.

Maritime disputes 'will not affect ties'

2011-07-09 07:46:20

China and the Philippines on Friday agreed not to let disagreements affect "the broader picture of friendship and cooperation between the two countries".

Sichuan rainstorms leave 8 dead

2011-07-08 09:04:41

More heavy downpours in Sichuan Province since Monday evening has left two dead and six missing, bringing the rain-caused death toll to eight since June 30.