China opposes unilateral sanctions

2012-01-05 08:06:21

China on Wednesday reiterated its opposition to unilateral sanctions by the United States against Iran.

Diesel shortage fuels discontent

2012-01-04 07:34:07

Lack of supplies drives transport operators to frustration, Tang Yue reports from Hunan province.

Premier calls for confidence in growth

2012-01-04 07:50:12

Premier Wen has called for confidence in surmounting economic difficulties and stabilizing growth.

Free library opens door to knowledge

2012-01-04 07:55:34

Like every other day in the town of Wanfu, Jiangxi province, a man stooped over laying out newspapers and magazines on a table in the market, his face wrinkled into a half-smile.

Taiwan grants entry permits for medical care

2012-01-04 08:15:41

Health care providers in Taiwan can arrange "medical exams" or "beauty" trips for tourists from the Chinese mainland since authorities in Taiwan further relaxed control of mainland visitors to the island on Monday.

Nobody cares for carer's job

2012-01-04 08:27:25

Three out of every 10 people are over 60 by 2040, but paid help for them is in short supply.

Bank to see you through the twilight years

2012-01-04 08:37:03

Reverse mortgage might be a smart choice for the Chinese to ensure greater financial security in their old age, but would have to be carried out widely to achieve a desirable effect.

China to play greater role in 2012

2012-01-04 08:20:46

In 2012, a year of instability and uncertainty, China should play an even greater role in global affairs.

Diaoyu Islands visit sparks protest

2012-01-04 08:28:53

The Foreign Ministry lodged a solemn representation and a strong protest with Japan on Tuesday morning.

Sinopec to buy Devon's shale interest at $2.2b

2012-01-04 05:35:24

China's Sinopec will invest $2.2 billion in Devon Energy Corp for a third of its interest in five developing fields.

Indisputable sovereignty over Diaoyu Islands

2012-01-04 03:22:55

Foreign Ministry said Diaoyu Islands is an inherent part of China in a statement in response to four Japanese right-wing activists' landing on the islands.

Bird flu virus identified in South China

2012-01-02 16:13:29

The identified of the type of the virus that led to a bus driver's death, but the cause of the bird flu remains unclear.