China's PMI rises to 51% in Feb

2012-03-01 10:40:40

China's PMI rose to 51 percent in February of 2012, the highest level since October.

Lawmakers restrict wasteful packaging

2012-03-01 07:38:45

Lawmakers passed an amendment to restrict excessive packaging and promote clean production on Wednesday.

New rules to combat pollution

2012-03-01 06:58:51

Stricter air quality standards will be adopted in cities, the State Council announced.

Netizens rally to aid of captive seals

2012-03-01 07:48:42

Raising seals for the entertainment of customers in restaurants and hotels has sparked heated discussion.

Shanghai debuts system to aid child beggars

2012-03-01 07:56:15

A system to take homeless children off the streets and return them to their home communities is to be set up this year by city authorities.

Charities open to religious groups 

2012-03-01 07:34:09

China gives the green light for religious groups to engage in more charitable work.

Unwary can get caught in hacker's net

2012-03-01 07:57:27

Those who use Wi-Fi facilities of public places such as coffee shops and libraries are being warned to take more care with their personal details.

Monk's book enlightens readers

2012-03-01 08:04:06

Venerable Master Xuecheng has the unlikely dual identity of a Buddhist monk and a prolific blogger.

Farm workforce withers as young people leave

2012-02-29 08:20:45

Lure of city lights draws youth away as parents remain to work the land.

China enhances culture industry competitiveness

2012-02-29 06:55:32

A cultural development plan aims to include a goal of doubling the added value of the culture industry by 2015.

Thieves steal historic bridge

2012-02-29 07:52:12

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of cutting up and stealing a century-old bridge in Shanghai.

China urges to end violence in Syria

2012-02-28 22:22:46

China urged Tuesday in the United Nations human rights forum the government and all political parties of Syria to end violence.