An elective course at Sun Yat-sen University became famous at the beginning of the new year. It was not about magic, but has Harry Potter in its name.
Authorities said ensuring safety is the main task during the Spring Festival travel period.
A recent case involving as many as 117 bear paws smuggled from a neighboring country had been cracked in Hunchun, Northeast China's Jilin province.
The idea that "love is unconditional" was proved wrong in a recent online survey on Chinese attitudes toward love and marriage.
Media organizations are encouraged to improve their ability to make China's voice better heard in the international community, according to a national meeting ended on Thursday in Beijing.
The "tough battle" to clean up the food sector saw the closure of more than 40 percent of the mainland's dairies.
China's quality supervision departments investigated and seized counterfeit goods valued at 5.33 billion yuan ($844.5 million) through law enforcement last year.
Seven-year-old Tian Tian Brunton went to Edinburgh Zoo to meet her namesake and found out they have a lot in common.
These are a handful of the stories China Daily brought to you last year.
Activists are seeking the prompt introduction of legislation to protect animals.
OID for 2011-15 is expected to register double-digit annual growth to reach $560 billion.
Alien species are attacking crops and causing billions of dollars worth of damage to the economy even though detection rates have increased fourfold since 2002.