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  • Business students want to return home

    2013-09-25 01:17

    Chinese students from wealthy families and those who study business in the United States are more willing than their peers to return to China after getting their degrees, according to a new report.

  • Pollution control plan to slash PM2.5

    2013-09-25 00:12

    Hebei and Shandong provinces and the municipalities of Beijing and Tianjin will cut their combined coal consumption by 83 million metric tons by 2017.

  • Shanghai elderly open to house-for-pension plan

    2013-09-24 01:02

    More than 70 percent of elderly people in Shanghai are open to a house-for-pension program, a survey conducted by local team showed.

  • Hippo 'breaks prison' in typhoon-triggered flood

    2013-09-23 21:43

    A hippo weighing more than two tons wallows in a nearby river after escaping from the Shantou Zoo in South China's Guangdong province on Sept 23, 2013.

  • Beijing seeks greater co-op in space

    2013-09-24 02:31

    China is seeking to deepen international cooperation and communication in the outer-space industry, a senior official said at the 64th International Astronautical Congress on Monday.

  • Typhoon kills 25 in Guangdong

    2013-09-24 02:53

    Typhoon Usagi killed at least 25 after making landfall in Guangdong province on Sunday evening, with winds reaching speeds of up to 45 meters a second.

  • Employee claims Danone gave bribes

    2013-09-24 02:41

    A whistle-blower claims the French company Danone bribed hospital staff in seven provinces and municipalities to promote its baby formulas.

  • Beijing sewage plants lag behind

    2013-09-24 01:06

    Untreated waste is spilling into the capital's rivers, a fact that city authorities openly acknowledge.

  • Tian'anmen blooms for National Day

    2013-09-23 10:34

    Workers install decorations at Tian'anmen Square to celebrate the National Day, which is on Oct 1, in Beijing, Sept 22, 2013.

  • Typhoon Usagi kills 25 in China

    2013-09-23 07:13

    At least 25 people have been confirmed dead after typhoon Usagi made a landfall in South China's Guangdong province Sunday evening.

  • Courts embrace social media

    2013-09-23 08:26

    The growing use of social media by courts is in line with efforts by China's top judicial body to better open up the trial process to the public.

  • Explosive criminal cases drop in China

    2013-09-22 08:55

    Crimes involving explosives have decreased markedly in China, according to the Ministry of Public Security on Saturday.19 punished over fatal explosion cover-up

  • 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.