Birth defects an increasing concern for physicians

2012-02-28 08:04:14

China has seen the rate of birth defects increase by more than 70 percent between 1996 and 2010.

Worker wakes up without left kidney

2012-02-28 07:59:27

A man who said he woke up in a local hotel to find his left kidney had been removed is now recovering in a hospital in South China.

Parents look to sessions for more kindergartens

2012-02-28 07:43:09

Parents, competing for kindergarten spots for their children, expect the sessions will contribute their wisdom to ease their grueling task.

National drug, food complaints center launched

2012-02-28 06:39:45

China opens a national center to receive complaints on pharmaceuticals, health food products, cosmetics and catering.

China donates equipment to Cambodia

2012-02-27 15:34:14

The government of China on Monday delivered office supplies and equipment worth $403,000 to Cambodia in order to ease the country's burden when it hosts the ASEAN summit and related Summits this year.

Thousands in lead-laden area to move

2012-02-27 07:42:42

Villagers in the lead-contaminated regions of Lingbao, Henan will move in May into new houses.

Policy injects life to private hospitals

2012-02-27 07:40:09

Doors are opened for foreign companies to invest more freely in China.

China denies shooting at Vietnamese boat

2012-02-27 00:06:59

China's maritime law enforcement agency declared on Sunday that recent media reports of Chinese patrol ships shooting at a Vietnamese fishing boat were untrue.

Garbage crisis to bring higher fees

2012-02-27 08:20:42

The city government will charge separately for disposal of kitchen waste.

Girl suffers horrific burns over spurning advances

2012-02-27 07:59:28

A pretty teenager suffered horrific burns when she was splashed with lighter fluid by a spurned classmate.

China makes its mark with Times Square ads

2012-02-27 07:34:57

Walking through Times Square in Midtown Manhattan, you could get lost in the multitude of messages carried by billboards on the surrounding skyscrapers.

Toilet occupation group is flushed with success

2012-02-27 07:14:47

Female students in Beijing on Sunday occupied cubicles in the men's toilet near Deshengmen.