China launches first 3D TV channel

2012-01-01 22:11:40

China's first three-dimensional TV channel started trial broadcast on Sunday, according to the broadcaster, China Central Television (CCTV).

Human error blamed for bus crash in S China

2012-01-01 21:58:12

Human error was blamed for a deadly bus crash in downtown Shenzhen Tuesday as the driver had mistakenly stepped on the accelerator instead of the brake while starting his vehicle, local traffic police said Sunday.

Direct flights from Huangshan to Taipei to be opened

2012-01-01 21:09:37

Regular direct flights will be launched between the Chinese mainland city of Huangshan and Taipei on January 18, which will hopefully further boost the tourism market of both regions.

7 rescued from stranded freighter on Yangtze River

2012-01-01 21:06:47

Seven people onboard a bulk freighter were rescued Sunday morning after the vessel ran aground in waters at the estuary of the Yangtze River, the country's maritime rescue authority said.

Cause in S China bird flu death still unclear

2012-01-01 21:06:06

Health authorities in south Guangdong province have yet to find the cause of the highly pathogenic H5N1 virus, commonly known as bird flu, that led to the death of a bus driver, a local disease control official said Sunday.

Hu urges bigger confidence in tasks in 2012

2012-01-01 17:14:03

President Hu Jintao on Sunday called for strengthened confidence to accomplish the tasks of 2012 in a speech, as he and other senior officials celebrated the New Year with political advisors.

Red Cross disbands its commercial branch

2012-01-01 08:50:30

Red Cross announced the decision to shut down its subordinate organization in the commercial sector

Beijing launches new subway sections

2012-01-01 09:13:26

3 new subway lines, including one new subway line and two line extensions, began trial operation Saturday.

Labor disputes soar in Guangdong

2012-01-01 09:12:00

Labor dispute cases reported in Guangdong province surged almost three-fold in the past four years.

Criminal law on NPC agenda

2012-01-01 08:58:16

A controversial draft amendment that proposes to outlaw forced confession and permits secret detention will be discussed.

Avenue of stars

2012-01-01 08:49:25

China has a huge talent pool, and among this shimmering galaxy, there are now some unusual glitter.

Occupational illness prevention law revised

2012-01-01 03:20:31

The National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee, or China's top legislature, ended Saturday its bimonthly session, adopting amendments to the Law on Occupational Illness Prevention and Control and the Macao Basic Law.