A friend's departure

2011-12-20 08:07:45

Kim Jong-il, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), died on the morning of Dec 17 at the age of 69, leaving his country a heritage that has profound strategic implications.

Hu expresses condolences on Kim Jong-il's death

2011-12-20 10:37:01

Chinese President Hu Jintao went to the embassy of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) in Beijing Tuesday morning to express condolences on the demise of top DPRK leader Kim Jong-il.

China expresses deep condolences on Kim's death

2011-12-19 15:31:51

China on Monday offered its "deep condolences" on the death of Kim Jong-il, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).

US 'should play constructive role in region'

2011-12-19 08:09:43

China does not intend, nor is it able, to squeeze the US out of the Asia-Pacific region, which is big enough for both to coexist and cooperate, a senior diplomat said during a review of the diplomatic year.

China improves education access for disabled

2011-12-19 08:11:45

China is striving to improve access to higher education for disabled people.

Property prices declining

2011-12-19 07:47:10

Measures to cool the property market are continuing to bite with 70 percent of 70 major cities.

More cities see housing price decline

2011-12-18 11:34:26

More Chinese cities posted monthly home price declines in November.

China to upgrade detention houses

2011-12-18 07:14:41

China plans to spend 46.3 billion yuan ($7.2 billion) upgrading police-run detention houses in the coming five years.

Art market sees a different picture

2011-12-19 08:07:46

The art market cooled this fall after several boom years. Both collectors and investors are buying less in retail stores and at auctions.

Beijing reaches'blue sky days' target

2011-12-18 07:20:03

As of Sunday, Beijing has enjoyed 274 days of "blue sky" in 2011,fulfilling its target ahead of schedule

Taiwan holds final TV debate for election

2011-12-17 21:57:28

The last televised debate among three candidates for the upcoming Taiwan leader election was held Saturday in Taipei.

Country in City

2011-12-18 07:51:11

Experts suggest a possible model which may be "re-inventing" a "garden city"in China's urbanization process.