Authorities will step up supervision in order to identify and prevent corruption through stricter auditing procedures under a newly issued regulation.
All 11 people, including eight kindergarten children, died after a minivan fell into a pond Thursday in Central China's Hunan province.
Qualified couples have been reluctant to take advantage of looser restrictions on China's one-child policy, with experts expecting the number of second babies to increase in the next two years.
China's banks must set up special departments to run wealth management products and establish separate accounting systems for those departments.
The property market in China is likely to consolidate in the second half of the year, as strong demand and limited supplies will offset the chances of an imminent market collapse.
Starting from Yingli Solar, the sponsor in both South Africa and Brazil World Cups, Chinese high-tech firms are trying to make a splash in global market.
Christian Dior designer Raf Simonson Monday took Paris fashion on a journey through history with a haute-couture collection in which Edwardian coats and bodices met flapper dresses and space suits.
China used to be known as the "nation on two wheels." The trend has come full cycle, and two-wheelers are now the hottest things in the cities. Shanghai leads the pack.
This venerable sports brand has been the choice of Chinese table tennis champions from its legendary beginnings.
If you know Suliko Restorani, it's probably because of the word-of-mouth reviews that flow among Soviet-bloc immigrants living in South Florida.
I remember our days in Paris when we'd take an evening stroll and casually walk into one of the roadside creperies, watch the pancakes being filled up with rich moist chocolate and pick up one for each of us.
Wine with food. It's something that people look forward to - it's more about the company and the conversation that such dinners stimulate than just the food and wine for me.
Chinese professional rally driver, and best-selling author Han Han said his new film "Continent" was just a road movie.
A lawyer has issued a statement on behalf of Chinese actress Bai Baihe denying rumors circulating online that the celebrity was caught shoplifting.
Raphael le Masne de Chermont, executive chairman of the luxury lifestyle brand Shanghai Tang, talks confidently and eloquently about his plans for the brand, which is known for its interpretation of Chinese culture and craftsmanship.
China is not short of painters, both real and self-acclaimed. But Wu Qiming has shown his true talent by blazing a trail with innovative use of ink and wash.
Whether we visit the museum to see the city, or visit the city to see the museum, some museums are not to be missed. Otherwise, we will need to arrange a second visit.
Major Chinese clubs are helping to reverse a decline in domestic soccer by backing local academies.
The influence of China's pioneering education center is evident in the 298 Confucius Institutes and Confucius Classrooms in 38 European countries.
New funding measures being pioneered in Wenzhou, East China's Zhejiang province, may ease tensions between medical staff and patients.
China's hospitals have been revolutionized by a group of former low-level practitioners from a small city in Fujian province.
Hainan is one of China's most popular tourist destinations, but the authorities are facing a dilemma as they try to safeguard the mangrove forest.
Whampoa, China's first modern military academy, was a beacon of liberation and the training ground of many of China's best-known revolutionaries.
Chinese soccer fans turn their attention to gathering facts about the mascot for the world's biggest soccer tournament, and some claim it is related to Chinese pangolin.
China still needs to prepare its people to fight the war on terror, thereby mobilizing its most powerful weapon.
Adventures can happen to you anywhere: when you are away from home, when you are walking on the street, or they can come with a curious encounter, in my case, for example.
Rising tension in the South China Sea is having repercussions back on land.
Countries evaluate potential of a proposed economic belt that will revive memories of the ancient trade route.
The central government hopes that attracting more labor-intensive textile manufacturers to Xinjiang will create a greater number of employment opportunities for local people.
Henan Rebecca Hair Products Co Ltd has built its business on wigs being considered a necessity in many African women's daily life.
China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation is considered one of the true pioneers of bringing Chinese engineering expertise to Africa, and elsewhere in the world.
Chinese-built structure that saved lives opens doors in Congo.
Famine will break out in war-torn South Sudan within weeks unless massive funding for food aid is provided, aid agencies warned on Thursday.
Health ministers from across Western Africa were scheduled to meet on Wednesday to plan "drastic action" against the deadliest ever Ebola epidemic as dozens of new cases continue to emerge.
Four people were killed when a cargo plane crashed shortly after takeoff at the international airport in the Kenyan capital.
Israel's military made no comment on what would be the deadliest strike since it began its assault on Tuesday. The defence minister spoke of "long days of fighting ahead".
US President Barack Obama on Thursday nominated a career diplomat with a good knowledge of European and Eurasian affairs as his new ambassador to Russia, as bilateral relationship has slipped to a new low.
Germany has told the CIA station chief in Berlin to leave the country after officials unearthed two suspected US spies.
Louis van Gaal took some credit for showing Argentina's Sergio Romero how to stop penalties, advice that cost the Netherlands coach dearly on Wednesday. All about World Cup
Argentina beat the Netherlands 4-2 on penalties to reach the World Cup final after a dire two hours of defence-dominated football failed to provide a semi-final goal for the first time in the tournament's history on Wednesday.
Brazil is not alone in terms of suffering heavy World Cup defeats, but that is of little consolation. Let's take a look at some other sound beatings.
Strategic and Economic Dialogue lays solid foundation for the development of Sino-US relations, including military ties.
If lack of enough funds prevents the government from allocating resources equally to rural and urban schools, it should at least consider providing public shuttle services for pupils in rural areas.
Perhaps when another eminent Westerner visits China, he/she will try one of my favorite dishes: fried duck's tongue, a premium dish in many upscale Sichuan restaurants, or even duck's brain, which tastes as good as foie gras.
We have done most of the work for this project and decide that we should at least take the night off and go get a few beers.
Next week, I'll be giving a presentation at a forum at the University of Texas on the topic of 'why students fail while studying abroad.’
There’s a saying that goes job is an acronym for "just over broke.” Most workers live within their means; they work and pay the bills.
The carpet is a shade of orange fading into purple as you come out of the lift, and as you turn left, it becomes fully mauve while the floor to the right turns a dusky shade of sunset.
A Halong Bay cruise offers an exciting excursion from Vietnam's capital. Bidisha Bagchi hops aboard.
Dressed in a pilot's uniform and carrying an identification card, Alexandrinus Seetoh walked on board three different Tiger Airways flights.
Children talk to animals at the zoo all the time, but one gregarious Asian elephant talks back.