26 charged in Shanghai fire; bribery probed

2011-06-25 16:10:19

Prosecutors in Shanghai have charged 26 people with bribery and other crimes related to an apartment-building fire that killed 58 people last year

More rainstorms for South China

2011-06-25 11:29:11

Southern China regions are expected to see more rainstorms over the weekend due to the effects of tropical storm Haima, according to the meteorological authority.

Eight killed after iron ore mine collapses

2011-06-25 09:25:06

Eight people were killed and seven injured after an iron ore mine collapsed in East China's Fujian province Friday afternoon, local authorities said Saturday.

Airlines slash prices to beat trains

2011-06-25 08:43:35

Airlines linking Beijing, Shanghai and cities between the two cities have been searching for ways to prevent passengers from flowing onto the new high-speed line that will start operation on June 30.

Vice premier: Deepened health care reform vital

2011-06-25 08:20:31

Vice Premier Li Keqiang on Friday called for deepened health care reform, including changes in the management of public hospitals.

No casualties reported in NW China fire

2011-06-25 08:17:52

No casualties have been reported after a fire engulfed a two-storey building late Friday night in downtown Xi'an, capital of Northwest China's Shaanxi province, fire fighters said.

China calls for effective anti-drugs strategy

2011-06-25 07:52:02

The international community should implement a comprehensive and balanced drugs control strategy, Li Baodong, the Chinese permanent representative to the United Nations said here on Friday.

China-Hungary friendship relies on youth: Wen

2011-06-25 07:48:00

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said Friday that the China-Hungary friendship and cooperation rely, after all, on the younger generation during his two-day visit to Hungary. Special: Wen's Europe tour

Trade zone to boost DPRK economy

2011-06-25 07:32:13

A free-trade area and a tax-free zone will be set up as part of the first special economic zone straddling China and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)

AIDS drug could see mandatory licensing

2011-06-25 07:28:13

China is considering mandatory licensing to secure cheaper drugs for HIV/AIDS patients, particularly as the nation's health authority is preparing to expand coverage for the preventive antiretroviral therapy (ART).

Chinese premier arrives in Hungary for visit

2011-06-24 22:53:44

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao arrived here Friday for a two-day official visit, the first to Hungary by a Chinese premier in 24 years. More opportunities for cooperation

Mudslides force evacuation of 679

2011-06-24 14:50:53

Severe mudslides triggered by heavy rain on Thursday evening have caused havoc in Bingzhongluo township in Southwest hina's Yunnan Province.