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  • China braces for super typhoon Usagi

    2013-09-22 07:16

    Southern Chinese coastal provinces have evacuated residents, issued alerts and canceled air and shipping services as super typhoon Usagi strengthens over the Pacific and moves towards China.

  • 3 foreigners detained in Beijing for theft

    2013-09-21 18:40

    Three foreigners have been detained in Beijing after they stole items from tourists, police in the Chinese capital said on Saturday.

  • Mother guilty of children's death

    2013-09-19 01:43

    A woman has been sentenced to life imprisonment for the intentional homicide of her two daughters. The girls starved to death after being left alone at home in Nanjing, Jiangsu province.

  • Govt to expand elderly care

    2013-09-17 01:00

    China is planning to increase support for families caring for elderly relatives, providing community care assistance to all urban communities by 2015.
    Financial tool aims to free up cash for seniors

  • Fairground shut after 3 thrown from ride

    2013-09-17 08:06

    The work safety agency in Xi'an, Shaanxi province, urged safety inspections on recreational facilities on Monday after three people were seriously injured in an accident on Sunday.

  • Tibet gears up for new climbing season

    2013-09-17 01:54

    The Tibet autonomous region is bracing itself for the start of the fall climbing season, with over 250 mostly foreign mountaineers expected to tackle the region's famous mountains.

  • High-end tea sales slump

    2013-09-17 01:06

    Sales of high-end tea in Guangdong before Mid-Autumn Festival have declined sharply due to govt policies to limit luxury spending with public funds.

  • Subway line suspends due to signal failure

    2013-09-16 09:06

    Beijing's No 4 subway line suspended operation in the rush hours on Monday morning due to signal failure.

  • Graduate has assignment in underground station

    2013-09-16 08:11

    From April to October, 9 am to 9 pm, Li, a researcher in the Gurbantunggut Desert, China's second-largest, monitors an electronic screen buried deep into the scorching earth.

  • Fallen blogger says Net needs cleanup

    2013-09-16 01:30

    Detained celebrity blogger Xue Biqun, known as Xue Manzi on Sina Weibo, boasted that he used to be busier than a minister with endless invitations.

  • Request for blood of virgins misread

    2013-09-16 01:27

    A hospital's request for blood from healthy female virgins has attracted public attention while raising awareness of the human papillomavirus, the primary cause of cervical cancer.

  • Scenery of Hukou waterfall of Yellow River

    2013-09-15 15:01

    Tourists take photos of the Hukou Waterfall of the Yellow River from the site in Jixian county, North China's Shanxi province, Sept 12, 2013.

  • 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.