Government micro blogs on the rise

2011-07-08 07:55:37

More and more government departments in China are resorting to this technology to communicate with the public.

Supervision on charity increases

2011-07-08 07:42:42

The Red Cross Society of China is planning to set up a supervision team comprised of people from outside the society by the end of this year.

China rejects Japan's rail patents claims

2011-07-08 07:16:40

The Ministry of Railways has rejected a Japanese claim accusing China of violating intellectual property rights concerning high-speed rail technology.
China's high-speed rail better than Shinkansen

Beijing checks subway stations after fatal crush

2011-07-07 07:55:57

All the escalators and elevators at subway stations citywide have been checked for faults, transport authorities assured on Wednesday.

Testing time for study abroad

2011-07-07 07:55:13

Li Yanqi scored 653 on the latest national college entrance exam, the gaokao, which she thinks is above the entry requirement for Tsinghua University, her first choice.

Oil firm stands by leak response

2011-07-07 07:32:28

US energy giant ConocoPhillips defended its response to a pair of oil leaks off China's northeast coast. Green groups demand apology over spill 'secrecy'

Airlines to fend off fast-train threat

2011-07-07 07:31:47

The air transport industry has announced several initiatives to sharpen flights'competitiveness under the pressure from the high-speed rail operators.

Interest rates raised again to curb inflation

2011-07-07 07:14:51

The central bank announced on Wednesday that it will increase interest rates, for the third time this year, by 25 basis points. Stabilizing prices a top priority: Wen
June CPI may hit three-year high

Giant panda victim of bad weather

2011-07-07 07:09:35

The recent heavy rains, floods and landslides in southern China also claimed the life of a wild giant panda.

Mudslides wreak havoc in Sichuan

2011-07-06 07:25:03

Rescuers have been battling to help people affected by mudslides brought about by intense rain in Yingxiu, Wenchuan county, Sichuan province.

Stabilizing consumer prices a top priority: Wen

2011-07-06 07:10:25

Inflation will be kept under control despite strong momentum from the recent surge in pork prices.

Oil leak to have 'long-term impact'

2011-07-06 06:55:17

A leak from the Penglai 19-3 oilfield in Bohai Bay will have a "long-term impact" on the marine environment, China's top ocean watchdog warned on Tuesday.