Rain to sweep north China in coming days

2011-06-30 19:11:48

Rain is forecast for most north China regions over the coming two days, with thunderstorms and strong winds to hit some parts.

1st train leaves Shanghai for Beijing on high-speed railway

2011-06-30 15:46:07

The first commercial bullet train left Shanghai at 3 pm Thursday, beginning a one-day tale of two cities on the Beijing-Shanghai High-Speed Railway.

Income tax threshold raised to 3,500

2011-06-30 15:34:01

China raised the monthly tax exemption threshold from 2,000 yuan to 3,500 yuan.

World's longest gas pipeline operates in China

2011-06-30 13:27:50

China's second east-west natural gas pipeline went into operation on Thursday.

Sing the songs of Chairman Mao's day

2011-06-30 12:55:58

Clad in baggy army clothes with a mimicked rifle in hand, Liu Liang stood on the stage and posed for a camera-wielding audience, many of whom are his friends and colleagues at a local taxation office in the land-locked Chinese province of Hunan.

Nanjing officials look for speedy weibo response

2011-06-30 08:03:42

Despite the repeatedly emerging scandals of Chinese government officials' public and private lives on popular micro blogs, the country's authorities are showing an increasing interest in publicizing their political affairs.

Shanghai unveils plan for 7 new satellite cities

2011-06-30 08:02:30

Shanghai will focus on the urban planning of suburbs in seven new satellite cities and on developing links with neighboring cities in the Yangtze River Delta.

Fresh foods find comfortable houses

2011-06-30 07:54:12

Despite the harsh dry climate and clay soil in Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region, it is still possible to grow nice vegetables and sweet fruits in the region.

Traders want to offer more goods in border trade

2011-06-30 07:48:38

After a half-hour drive to the Renqinggang Border Trademarket in Yadong county of the Tibet autonomous region, 29-year-old Shi Fanlu is the first trader to arrive at about 8 am on Monday.

Improved roads open opportunity

2011-06-30 07:43:06

It is estimated that by the end of 2015, the length of roads in Tibet will grow into 70,000 km, including five State-level highways

Illegal cooking oil produced on huge scale

2011-06-30 07:43:54

Some supposedly edible cooking oil on store shelves in Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei province is being produced from so-called gutter oil and swill-cooked oil, Chinese media have reported.

'Monitor food safety at the source'

2011-06-30 07:40:53

Pollution at the point where food is produced is a major cause of food safety problems in China,said China's top legislature after a nationwide food safety check.