Poll: 1 in 5 women sexually harassed

2011-05-04 07:22:31

Most victims choose to stay silent or leave their jobs instead of reporting them or taking legal action.

China plans to slash $31b in railway

2011-05-04 07:18:51

China may cut its investment in railway infrastructure this year by more than 200 billion yuan.

China to allocate $2.7b to deepen channel of Yangtze River

2011-05-03 15:44:11

China will allocate 18 billion yuan ($2.7 billion) from 2011 to 2015 to deepen the navigation channel on the lower reaches of the Yangtze River, according to local authorities.

Kate's dress a hit with copycats

2011-05-03 08:20:35

Hours after the royal wedding, tailoring stores on taobao.com, China's largest online shopping bazaar, were already offering replicas of her wedding dress.

53 officials punished for melamine milk scandals

2011-05-03 07:55:28

53 officials have been punished for several recent scandals involving the sale of melamine-tainted milk.

New drunk driving rule nets violators

2011-05-03 07:19:44

Many drunk drivers have been charged with dangerous driving and will soon face criminal punishment under China's newly amended Road Traffic Safety Law.

Smoldering start to smoking ban

2011-05-03 07:10:47

China's indoor smoking ban at public venues, which took effect on Sunday, seems to have failed to ignite action against cigarettes.

Over 200 sickened by food poisoning

2011-05-03 06:18:23

More than 200 people were sickened on Monday by food poisoning in a restaurant in north China's Shanxi province.

10 dead in hotel fire in NE China

2011-05-02 10:42:21

Ten people have been confirmed dead and 35 injured in a hotel fire in Northeast China's Jilin province early Sunday morning.

All work and no play

2011-05-02 08:38:57

While most people are celebrating the Labor Day holiday, spare a thought for those who still have to work.

Farmers need help with crop choices

2011-05-02 07:59:10

The current drop in vegetable prices that is causing so much hardship to farmers in China is due to the lack of an information, experts said.

13 crimes exempted from death penalty

2011-05-02 07:20:50

China's newly revised Criminal Law has a shorter list of crimes that can be punished by death - 55 now instead of the previous 68.