Police question dismissed employee over bank blaze 

2011-05-14 08:04:58

A fire and a reported blast in a bank building in Tianzhu Tibetan autonomous county in Northwest China's Gansu province on Friday morning, injured 49 people, 19 severely. Bank blast injured 49

Packets should list all additives: ministry

2011-05-14 07:24:37

China's health authorities on Friday urged all food producers in the country to clearly list on packets any additives used in their products.

Power crisis forces halt to diesel exports

2011-05-14 07:24:37

China will halt diesel exports to guarantee domestic supply of the fuel as electricity outages continue to put pressure on the country's power supplies.

Stolen pieces from Palace Museum retrieved

2011-05-13 20:30:32

Beijing police said Friday that they have recovered six pieces of art that were stolen from the Palace Museum on Monday.

39 injured in rural bank explosion

2011-05-13 12:46:13

Local government said it was a case of "arson" which happened in northwest China's Gansu Province.

Forbidden City's stolen reputation

2011-05-13 07:17:27

Questions remain over how historic site fell victim to theft, Jiang Xueqing and Zhang Yuchen report in Beijing.

More land for affordable housing

2011-05-13 07:09:19

The supply of land for subsidized housing is increasing dramatically in 2011, the land watchdog said.Wealthy get fingers slapped for playing poor

Sichuan quake anniversary marked

2011-05-13 07:02:37

Thousands of people gathered in Beichuan, Sichuan province, on Thursday to mark the third anniversary of the 8.0-magnitude earthquake that hit the province on May 12, 2008.

Reserve ratios raised to record high

2011-05-13 06:59:43

China has raised the reserve requirement ratios for banks for the fifth time this year to restrain price rises.

Yangtze stretch closed due to drought

2011-05-12 08:05:52

Water authorities in Central China's Hubei province decided on Wednesday to close the middle reaches of the Yangtze River in response to drought conditions.

Suspect held in Palace Museum theft

2011-05-12 07:56:01

A man who is suspected of stealing nine pieces of art from an exhibition in the Palace Museum was arrested by the Beijing police authorities on Wednesday.Million dollar art heist at Palace Museum

Lucrative business for toll booths

2011-05-12 07:53:07

What is the most lucrative industry in China? The answer lies in selling neither securities nor real estate but in building highways.