Residents worried as elevators stall, fall

2012-02-06 07:59:43

Two elevator malfunctions in the same residential community in Hangzhou within four days have residents worried.The incidents have also raised concerns about people-moving equipment.

Pet stores struggle to cope with dogs abandoned

2012-02-06 07:55:29

Boarding services for pets were busy before Spring Festival, when many dog owners left to travel. But some people never come back for their dogs,turning some pet shops into "dog shelters".

Businessman detained over 2.2b-yuan debt

2012-02-06 01:22:25

Dong Shunsheng, president of the Liren Education Group in Wenzhou, was detained as his firm was in debt to about 1,000 private lenders.

Riots linked to organized crime and subversion

2012-02-06 08:12:48

Tibetans reject recent acts of violence and message of division and hatred.

Safety of McDonald's burgers questioned

2012-02-06 07:52:43

Many customers want McDonald's Corp to release more information on so-called "pink slime", after the company officially denied the use in its hamburger products in China.

Sales of holiday snack spike

2012-02-06 07:20:28

China has seen a boom in the sale of handmade yuanxiao, traditionally eaten at Lantern Festival.

Charities 'must boost transparency'

2012-02-06 07:12:15

Government-backed charity groups must improve transparency or risk losing donors and public trust.

Gun crimes spark calls for action

2012-02-06 07:53:17

Experts are calling for stricter controls on guns in the wake of a series of shooting tragedies.

Reform, rural democracy stressed

2012-02-05 19:00:24

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao vows to unwaveringly push forward opening-up and reform in the face of current challenges and difficulties.

China: Rise of Asia signals greater balance

2012-02-05 08:00:33

The rise of Asia represents greater balance in the international power structure.

Merkel concludes China visit

2012-02-04 13:21:23

German Chancellor Angela Merkel left south China's Guangdong Province on Saturday.

China's opening-up policy to continue

2012-02-04 07:29:43

China will encourage its enterprises to participate in equal competition in opening-up process.