New buildings reinforced for earthquakes

2012-02-11 08:09:39

New buildings in all cities and counties will soon be required to be built to withstand earthquakes.

China denies arm sales to Syria

2012-02-10 19:56:35

China on Friday refuted allegations that it has sold weapons to Syria "directly or through Iran."

Premier Wen meets 11th Panchen Lama

2012-02-11 07:40:41

Premier Wen Jiabao met on Friday with the 11th Panchen Lama Bainqen Erdini Qoigyijabu, in Beijing in Zhongnanhai, the compound containing the offices of the State Council.

Govt to wipe out substandard slaughtering

2012-02-11 10:09:09

China is vowing to eliminate substandard meat processing in the country within the next few months.

Judicial procedures to be simplified

2012-02-11 09:14:04

The Supreme People's Court unveiled a judicial explanation Friday to simplify registration procedures.

Activists hope to thwart IPO bid

2012-02-11 09:20:55

A pharmaceutical company that makes medicines from bear bile has again been targeted by animal rights activists.

Cards connect villagers and officials

2012-02-11 08:33:02

Villagers use contact cards bearing the telephone numbers of officials to have direct contact with officials.

Today's special: Video Hotpot

2012-02-11 07:59:31

Haidilao hotpot chain is serving up video hotpot in Shanghai and Beijing, in the hope consumers can dine with people in far away places.

Swans poisoned in C China

2012-02-10 17:28:20

More than 50 migrating birds, including two white swans, were discovered dead at a wetland in Wuhan, Central China's Hubei province Wednesday, Wuhan Evening News reported.

1,000 flock for blessing at 110th birthday feast

2012-02-10 20:53:52

People crowd around Liu Suzhen, a 110-year-old woman, extending their hands to ask for candies at Liu's birthday feast held in Xinmin, Dianjiang county in Southwest China's Chongqing on Feb 9, 2012.

Sino-Canadian ties to cover more sectors

2012-02-10 07:30:43

China is willing to increase imports from Canada and to boost cooperation in energy and other areas.

Report: Micro blogs spread scandals' reach, harm

2012-02-10 07:34:12

With social media becoming more common in China, micro blogs have become the greatest source of scandals that damage companies' reputations.