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  • Shanghai puts cap on license plates

    2013-10-21 00:48

    The costs of car license plates in Shanghai increased by more than 10,000 yuan ($1,600) in the city's latest auction, forcing the government to put back a price ceiling for the next two months.

  • Cheers for beers

    2013-10-20 09:20

    Top-end brews are pouring in while cheap brands inundate China. A changing culture is transforming the market as the country toasts the German Oktoberfest tradition with its own celebrations.

  • Pollution creates risk for kids and the elderly

    2013-10-19 07:54

    Despite Wang Zhangyi's excitement for a school-organized autumn outing on Friday, a trip he had been looking forward to for weeks, his mother was nothing but reluctant and anxious.

  • Mandatory student internships under fire

    2013-10-19 00:33

    Lawyers and students from universities in Gansu and Henan provinces are asking the authorities to strengthen supervision of mandatory student internships and create legislation to address abuses.

  • Tightrope walker conquers Great Wall

    2013-10-19 00:08

    Chinese tightrope walker Adili Wuxor walked without safety nets or harnesses for 331 meters above a strip of the Great Wall in Jixian county in Tianjin on Friday.

  • Students asked to show poverty for grants

    2013-10-18 23:20

    An education expert called on Chinese universities to fairly share grants for students from poor families in order to protect their personal privacy.

  • Shanghai to reduce PM2.5 20% by 2017

    2013-10-19 00:28

    Shanghai unveiled its Clean Air Action Plan on Friday, which aims to reduce the concentration of PM2.5 by 20 percent to the 2012 level by 2017.

  • Workers' right to a rest stressed

    2013-10-19 00:25

    A senior official urged trade unions on Friday to guarantee workers' right to rest and ensure they work "happily and with esteem".

  • Cleaning up canteen leftovers to save waste

    2013-10-18 10:52

    Cleaner Wu Minghua eats students' leftovers from lunch with his colleagues at a dinning hall of Yantai University, in Yantai city, East China's Shandong province, Oct 16, 2013.

  • China set to protect historic villages

    2013-10-18 00:24

    China is determined to make extra efforts to protect its traditional and historic villages, as a huge number of them have been demolished amid rapid urbanization.

  • Cartoon featuring Xi gets popular

    2013-10-17 23:57

    An online cartoon video that explains how to become a leader in China has gone viral, and experts believe its success and popularity could encourage the government to think of new ways to communicate with the public.

  • More are investigated against corruption

    2013-10-18 00:43

    A total of 129 officials at prefectural level or above have been investigated for suspected corruption and bribery in the first eight months of this year, the Supreme People's Procuratorate said on Thursday.

  • Group a building block for Africa

    An unusually heavy downpour hit Durban for two days before the BRICS summit's debut on African soil, but interest for a better platform for emerging markets were still sparked at the summit.