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Yingjiang earthquake

Chinese Society | Mar 12, 2011 AM

5.8-Magnitude Yingjiang quake killed 25, left 300,000 homeless

March 12, 2011, Kunming - Rescuers with sniffer dogs and life detectors kept searching in the rubble on Friday (March 11) for survivors after an eart...

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Chinese Society | Mar 9, 2011 PM

Statement that chastity is the best dowry brings to hefty debate

March 10,2011,Shanghai - Auntie Bai, or Bai Wanqing, said on her television show on Oriental Television on February 27 that "Virginity is a brid...

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Isabella Leong

Entertainment | Mar 6, 2011 AM

Hong Kong Actress and Singer Isabella Leong Lok-Sze (梁洛施)

Isabella Leong Lok-Sze (Chinese name:梁洛施) ,born 23 June 1988 in Macau, is a Hong Kong-based actress and singer. She was a decendant of mix blood o...

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Railway minister

Chinese Society | Feb 12, 2011 PM

Chinese railway minister stripped of his post amid a corruption investigation

February 12, 2010, Beijing - Liu Zhijun, China's Railway Minister , has been placed under investigation "for serious disciplinary violations", accord...

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Child beggar

Chinese Society | Feb 11, 2011 AM

Microblog campaign aims at rescue of abducted Children

February 11, Beijing — An online campaign to gather photos of Chinese kids begging on the streets is helping reunite families riven by kidnappings.C...

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Property tax

China Economy | Jan 27, 2011 PM

China approves testing property tax in some cities

January 28, 2010, BEIJIG - Shanghai and Chongqing will launch the first-ever property tax for second-home buyers, part of a series of government meas...

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Property price

China Economy | Jan 26, 2011 PM

China issues new measures to tame property market

January 26,2010, BEIJING - The State Council raised the minimum down payment for second-home buyers to 60 percent from the current 50 percent on Wedn...

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Internet users

China Economy | Jan 19, 2011 AM

China's online population rises to 457m in 2010

January 19, 2010, Beijing - China's online population rose to 457 million in 2010 as use of mobile phones to surf the Web spread rapidly, an industry...

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Spring Festival

Chinese Society | Jan 19, 2011 AM

China begins annual Spring Festival travel rush

January 19, 2011, Beijing - China's Ministry of Transport (MOT) estimates that 2.85 billion passenger trips will be made during the period, 11.6 perc...

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Chinese Society | Jan 17, 2011 PM

Confucius statue erected on Tian'anmen Square

BEIJING, Jan. 12 (Xinhua) -- A bronze statue of Confucius has been unveiled near the Tian'anmen Square in central Beijing.The statue, at the north ga...

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Kneel with dead dog

Chinese Society | Jan 15, 2011 AM

Chinese drivers forced to kneel with dead dog

January 14,2010, Suzhou - According to witnesses, the dog owner asked for 5,000 yuan ($753) in compensation and refused to let them go.The dog owner ...

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Life sentence

Chinese Society | Jan 14, 2011 AM

Life Sentence for Chinese Driver for Evading Highway Tolls

January 14, 2011, BEIJING -- Shi Jianfeng, a farmer in Yuzhou, Henan Province, has been sentenced to life imprisonment for passing his vans off as mi...

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China Economy | Jan 11, 2011 AM

China unveils world's longest sea bridge in Qingdao

January 10,2010,Qingdao - The Qingdao Haiwan Bridge, completed earlier this week, links the main urban area of Qingdao city, East China’s Shandong p...

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Police shot dead

Chinese Society | Jan 5, 2011 PM

Three policemen shot dead in gunfire exchange

Tai'an City, Shandong Province, January 5, 2010 - Two men wielding a shotgun and a homemade pistol fatally shot three police officers and an assistan...

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Su Zizi

Chinese Society | Jan 5, 2011 PM

Post 90s university girl exhibits her nude photos in campus

Nude modeling is a controversial career in China. Some think it is shameful, while others think it is brave. But for Su Zizi, a 19-year-old student f...

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Qian Yunhui

Chinese Society | Dec 29, 2010 AM

Village Petitioner Crushed Under Truck, Netizens Suspicious

On Christmas Day, Qian Yunhui, a villager in eastern Zhejiang province with a long history of petitioning against alleged abuses by local government,...

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China Economy | Dec 7, 2010 AM

Coty Buys Majority of Chinese Skin-Care Company TJoy

Coty and TJoy anticipate closing the share purchase in January 2011.Coty's strategic investment extends its skin care business by providing it with a...

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Chinese Society | Dec 7, 2010 AM

Internet cafe blast kills 7,injures 37 in Guizhou

GUIYANG - The explosion happened in a shop where sodium nitrite and other explosive chemicals were stored. The 11:05 pm blast and ensuing fire comple...

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Drunk driving

Chinese Society | Dec 7, 2010 AM

Allegedly drunk Chinese official kills 5 with car

BEIJING -- Gu Qingyang, the post office chief of Luoning county in the central province of Henan, drove his car in reverse into a group of seven teen...

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Capsule Apartment

Chinese Society | Dec 6, 2010 PM

Egg House Moved,Its Owner Has to Rent an Apartment

The 6-square-meter mobile "egg house" that made headlines last week is no more.The compact mobile home that was built by its 24-year-old owner as a p...

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