'US doesn't want to contain China'

2012-02-07 09:43:00

The United States has no interest or intention of encircling China in the Asia-Pacific region, and both countries have clear mutual interests in seeing the Six-Party Talks work more effectively.

Canadian PM heads to China to enhance partnership

2012-02-07 04:15:49

Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper left Ottawa on Monday for an official visit to China in a bid to enhance the Sino-Canadian strategic partnership.

New rule on HIV disclosure sparks debate

2012-02-07 07:59:37

HIV-positive men and women in the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region may soon be required by law to tell partners their status.

Agency to advise on cross-Straits marriage

2012-02-07 07:52:25

The Ministry of Civil Affairs will establish a marriage counseling agency for couples in which each spouse comes from a different side of the Taiwan Straits.

Rapid growth triggers environmental accidents

2012-02-07 07:24:23

China is suffering from an increasing number of environmental accidents, mainly triggered by the rapid growth of the chemical industry.

Worker's body found in Sudan

2012-02-07 06:18:37

The Sudanese side will hand over the missing worker's body to China as soon as possible.

City eyes new drinking water source

2012-02-06 22:29:13

A southern Chinese city on Monday announced a plan to build an alternative drinking water source after a spill of toxic cadmium in a river threatened drinking water supplies for millions. More environmental accidents hit China

China gripped by unusual cold spell

2012-02-07 07:29:49

China is experiencing a colder winter than usual and temperatures will continue to fall.

Wealth gap survey to be published

2012-02-07 09:25:59

Urban and rural income surveys will be standardized amid plans to publish an internationally accepted measure of how wealth is distributed, a leading statistician said.

Chinese snap up luxury products

2012-02-07 07:56:47

Observers predict nation will soon be biggest in the world for high-end designer consumer goods.

Airlines barred from EU carbon scheme

2012-02-06 10:23:40

China's airlines are not allowed to pay a charge on carbon emissions imposed by the Europe Union.

Police official claims torture in trial

2012-02-06 08:00:15

A police chief in an eastern China county, who stood trial over the weekend in a case of an inmate who died in a suspected forced confession, claimed that he was also tortured while being questioned.