Villagers go to poll for new committee

2012-02-02 08:01:16

Residents in the southern village of Wukan voted on Wednesday for an independent election committee.

Beijing against sanctions on Syria

2012-02-02 07:59:44

China expressed its opposition to military intervention, or the introduction of new sanctions, to resolve the situation in Syria.

Scientific input to seed agriculture

2012-02-02 08:00:41

China vowed to renew its efforts to improve agriculture through science and technology.

Tap water in Liuzhou safe for drinking

2012-02-02 07:57:32

The source of cadmium contamination in the Liujiang River had been blocked and tap water in Liuzhou is safe to drink, said local environmental officials.

Lhasa ordered to tighten security

2012-02-01 19:11:54

A top official from Lhasa, capital of Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region, has ordered tightened security in the city amid an "arduous" fight with the Dalai Lama group, local media reported.

8 detained for S China's river pollution

2012-02-02 03:12:09

The probe into the cadmium pollution in a South China river is making new progress.

25 Chinese held by Egyptian locals freed

2012-02-01 10:19:02

Egyptian locals have freed the 25 Chinese workers held on Tuesday in Arish, North Sinai, an official with the Chinese embassy to Cairo said early Wednesday.

China's working group arrives in Sudan

2012-02-01 09:43:39

A Chinese team arrived in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum on Tuesday to help rescue the Chinese workers.

China closely watching workers held in Egypt

2012-02-01 09:34:58

China's Foreign Ministry is paying great attention to the incident that 25 Chinese workers were held Tuesday by some local people in Egypt.

Vice-FM urges Sudan to help free workers

2012-02-01 07:26:29

Vice-Foreign Minister called on Sudan to help free 29 Chinese workers who are held by local rebels.

Spring Festival gets deadly with holiday excess

2012-02-01 07:41:57

Spring Festival does not always bring happiness. Sudden deaths from heart attacks and wounds by fireworks were top threats.

Ministry 'ready' for rare earth push

2012-02-01 07:12:24

China is to loosen export restrictions on rare earths, a Ministry of Commerce official said.