Liu tags London Olympics 'should be' his last

2012-02-18 09:31:34

China's star hurdler Liu Xiang disclosed here on Friday that this summer's London Games "should be" his last Olympic show.

A symbol of preservation

2012-02-18 09:25:43

The leveling of an old-style house in Beijing that was the dwelling of a prominent  couple of architects and preservationists has provoked a public outcry.

Eye laser surgery safe, say doctors

2012-02-18 07:43:14

Eye doctors in the capital are expressing confidence in laser eye surgery, or LASIK, despite the safety concerns that a Taiwan specialist raised this week.

Reform good for service sectors

2012-02-18 07:31:14

Vice-Premier Li Keqiang reiterated the urgency of extending Shanghai's pilot value-added tax reform across the nation to promote a faster development of the service sector.

Railway construction getting back on track

2012-02-17 07:38:55

With 3,500 kilometers of new high-speed railways expected to be put into use, the length of China's high-speed railways will exceed 10,000 kilometers.

Taking aim on water quality woes

2012-02-17 07:45:04

A shortage of water quality monitoring stations is hindering China's ability to mitigate damage done by chemical spills in the nation's waterways.

Transplant system to go national

2012-02-17 07:31:35

China's organ donation system will be extended nationwide starting this year, said Huang Jiefu, deputy minister of health, on Thursday.

Chinese enterprises encouraged to invest in US

2012-02-17 07:28:52

Visiting Vice-President Xi Jinping encouraged more Chinese companies to invest in Iowa and the US Midwest and to help create local jobs.

Apple suppliers improve: audit

2012-02-17 07:55:38

A preliminary audit commissioned by Apple found Chinese factories that make components for Apple products have improved working conditions for their employees.

Book market tries to turn a new page

2012-02-17 08:37:49

China has initiated a "going out" policy that is aimed at taking the publishing industry to the next level.

TCM expert defends bile harvesting

2012-02-17 08:01:00

A Chinese medicine professional denied claims that the practice of extracting bear bile is cruel and promised to give media a chance to visit bear farms.

China to improve payment services in rural areas

2012-02-16 15:23:29

China's central bank said Thursday that it will strive to reinforce the payment system in rural areas to provide farmers with convenient modern payment services.