China backs Europe amid debt crisis

2011-05-10 11:00:32

China has been buying European debt in recent years, helping the continent weather the debt crisis.

Tax rate too high, Chinese say

2011-05-10 10:17:09

China's recent proposals for the reform of the income tax system has prompted a nationwide debate about whether wage earners are paying too much.

Landslide in S China kills 5

2011-05-10 09:10:36

Five people were killed and 17 others were still missing by early Tuesday morning after a quarry landslide in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, rescuers confirmed.

Sick workers' compensation hope

2011-05-10 08:00:12

The tens of thousands of people in China who have occupational diseases will likely find it easier to access compensation when simpler diagnosis procedures are introduced, possibly later this year.

Shared interests highlighted

2011-05-10 07:49:59

China and the United States have far more shared interests than differences,Vice-Premier Wang Qishan said on Monday.

Chinese airlines battling costly EU plan

2011-05-10 07:38:02

The China Air Transport Association has said it and its airline members do not acknowledge the European Union's Emissions Trading System, something they say would cost them billions of yuan each year.

Quarry landslide burys more than 20

2011-05-09 16:41:05

More than 20 quarry workers were buried after a rainstorm-triggered landslide hit their makeshift dormitory in south China on Monday.

Ex-mayor gets suspended death penalty

2011-05-09 13:22:38

Xu Zongheng, former mayor of the southern city of Shenzhen,has recieved a death sentence with a two-year reprieve for taking bribes.

Plan to move villagers to safety

2011-05-09 08:04:48

Peng Shiyun, a farmer from Qiyan village in Ankang, Shaanxi province, moved with her fellow villagers to her new home this month.

Rural, urban voters on equal footing

2011-05-09 07:43:46

The rural residents are enjoying the same voting rights as urban dwellers for the first time in ongoing elections for lawmakers at the county and township levels.

Standards for nuclear safety to be boosted

2011-05-09 07:15:40

Emergency procedures will be upgraded to ensure nuclear safety in China following the Japan crisis.
Cross-Straits partners united on nuke safety

Storm kills 4 , injures 17 in S China

2011-05-09 07:08:19

A storm has killed four people and injured 17 after it hit Foshan,South China's Guangdong province,on May 7, 2011.