A feast of TV Spring Festival galas

2012-01-28 10:08:13

Chinese and foreign residents get a little tired of watching nearly the identical Spring Festival Gala on CCTV they have watched every year now have a lot more options this year.

Wenjiang flower sales hit 1.8b yuan in '11

2012-01-28 02:51:41

Although it is cold in Chengdu, at this time of the year, flowers and plants are sold briskly in Wenjiang district.

Hundreds battle 2nd forest fire in SW China

2012-01-28 01:00:39

Strong winds fanned the fire through the forest and brought mounting challenges for those battling the fire.

Rain, snow to persist in south China

2012-01-27 09:23:02

China's meteorological authority said Thursday that the country's northern regions will continue to enjoy sunny weather for the coming 24 hours.

Scenic spots receive more tourists

2012-01-27 09:26:03

About 774,600 passengers made plane trips on Wednesday, and 4.48 million travelled by railways.

Dog and cat 'hotels' give owners peace of mind when out of town

2012-01-27 07:27:21

Some pet owners who headed out of town for the holiday engaged neighbors to tend their animals. Others laid in plenty of food and water and hoped for the best.

7 dead, 23 injured in road accidents

2012-01-27 09:36:40

Seven people were killed and at least 23 others injured in two road accidents in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region Thursday

Pet your dragon, watch it swim

2012-01-27 07:27:21

The legendary Chinese dragon doesn't exist in the real world, but animals "related" to it have enjoyed great popularity among pet lovers in China.

Demand for organic food sprouts up at Spring Festival

2012-01-26 10:03:12

Organic food products have become popular New Year gifts as the Chinese are paying more attention to health and food safety.

Dragon year eats up annual bonuses

2012-01-26 10:01:23

Banking and financial services were the only industries to report an decrease in year-end bonuses.

China to advance ties with Africa

2012-01-26 09:47:27

China will firmly stand together with African countries while unswervingly pushing forward Sino-African strategic partnership

River contamination causes panic buying of bottled water in S China

2012-01-26 11:16:34

People buy bottled water at a supermarket in Liuzhou City, southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Jan. 25, 2012. The Guangxi Jinhe Mining Co. Ltd. has been held responsible for discharging cadmium pollutants, contaminating the Longjiang River in Hechi City of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, local authorities confirmed Wednesday.