Marriage at risk for migrant workers

2012-03-02 06:42:26

As a young judge in China's southwest, Li Ting was surprised to learn about how many rural couples had tried to end their marriages over the past month.

China issues regulation on detainees' rights

2012-03-02 01:18:51

China's State Council on Thursday promulgated a regulation on the administration of the country's detention centers and the protection of the detainees' legitimate rights.

China's old population hits 185 million

2012-03-01 21:04:19

China's population of people aged 60 or above had hit 185 million by the end of 2011, or 13.7 percent of the nation's total population, according to official figures released Thursday.

Beijing offers disabled expats free bus rides

2012-03-01 20:11:29

Foreigners with disabilities visiting Beijing are entitled to take buses free of charge starting Thursday.

Adidas signs Yao Chen

2012-03-01 19:56:43

Adidas Training has named Chinese movie star Yao Chen as its new ambassador, seeking to increase the brand’s appeal to young Chinese women.

China's space programs threaten no one

2012-03-01 21:10:13

A leading Chinese space engineer on Thursday defended the rapid development of China's space industry, saying such programs pose no threat to any other country.

China encourages financial support for water projects

2012-03-01 19:06:21

The People's Bank of China (PBOC), China's central bank, announced Thursday it will enhance financial support for the construction of water-related projects in the country.

China calls for resumption of Iran nuclear talks

2012-03-01 18:54:59

China on Thursday called for an early resumption of nuclear talks between Iran and the group of six international mediators.

China to support tech sectors

2012-03-01 08:13:15

China will develop new competitive advantages in high-technology industries.

Private investment may bring more competition

2012-03-01 07:46:15

Breakthrough policies on private investment in monopolized sectors are to be released soon.

Nations pledge to support regional stability

2012-03-01 08:02:56

China, Afghanistan and Pakistan vow to support regional countries in enhancing political mutual trust.