A local Chinese court on Friday rejected the appeal to the death sentence filed by Yao Jiaxin, a music student who stabbed a cafe waitress to death to cover up a hit-and-run.
Despite the government's efforts to make Beijing more accommodating to residents, many still find it hard to live there
Eight New York residents filed a lawsuit, accusing China of Internet censorship.
The way China treats its cultural relics has come under fire in the wake of allegations that important historical sites have been misused.Elite members sought for luxury club
The PLA lagged at least 20 years behind developed Western nations, said a top military officer.
A body was pulled out and seven others were injured after a five-storey building under construction collapsed Thursday in Central China's Hubei province, said rescuers.
Effective measures should be taken to stop any illegal forced demolition, as well as violence and coercion,said China's State Council.
China is considering more aid for disaster-hit Japan, but needs to discuss this first with the Japanese side, a Foreign Ministry official said on Wednesday.
People that intentionally spread an STD will face financial and even criminal penalties,according to a new law adeentment stated by the Health Ministry.
Property prices in April rose year-on-year in 67 of 70 major cities surveyed.Smaller cities recorded higher increases than larger metropolitan areas.
The country's environment watchdog has ordered the operation of one high-speed railway to stop and halted construction on a second over violations of environmental laws.
China said on Wednesday that the Three Gorges Project had affected shipping, irrigation and water supply downstream on the Yangtze River.