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  • Food waste rules face skeptical response

    2013-08-10 10:34

    People are skeptical of rules to punish restaurants for wasting food as Zhuhai and Beijing released regulations this week.

  • Beijing subway standard not realistic

    2013-08-10 10:30

    A recent attempt made to relieve crowding on subway cars in Beijing is "impractical and unrealistic", according to experts.

  • $948m embezzled for affordable housing

    2013-08-10 07:27

    Nearly 5.8 billion yuan ($948 million) was embezzled last year from State funds for affordable housing, involving 360 projects and organizations, China's top auditing authority said on Friday.

  • Endangered plants falling prey to visitors

    2013-08-09 08:28

    A botanist is urging the public not to use information released for better protection of endangered plants as a guide for their personal gain.

  • First step on the path to health

    2013-08-09 08:25

    Beijing became a member city of the IML Walking Association this year, which will host an international hiking event in the city's Mentougou district on Sept 14 and 15.

  • Trafficked newborn twins rescued

    2013-08-09 06:51

    Police in Northwest China's Shaanxi province have rescued two twin newborn baby girls who were allegedly sold to human traffickers by a doctor.

  • Chengdu stores ban bear bile

    2013-08-09 02:06

    Around 150 Chinese drugstores in Chengdu announced on Thursday that they would stop selling products containing bear bile powder, giving a boost to animal rights activists in China's long-running debate over the extraction of bile from live bears.

  • Study reaffirms 'cancer villages'

    2013-08-08 02:56

    A government study reaffirmed the existence of "cancer villages" along a major river, the latest sign of fast economic growth seriously harming the environment.

  • Environmental data should be specific

    2013-08-08 07:59

    Experts said more details of the clauses on environmental information are needed after the Beijing government made public a draft regulation on government information disclosure on Tuesday.

  • More accuse doctor of baby trafficking

    2013-08-08 07:28

    A suspected baby trafficking case in Fuping county, Shaanxi province, continues to develop as more couples claim they were duped into giving up their newborn babies.

  • Illegal stay costs foreigner 10,000 yuan

    2013-08-08 02:08

    A foreigner who stayed illegally in Shanghai for 33 days has been fined 10,000 yuan ($1,600), the largest fine issued in the city and the maximum allowed since the Exit-Entry Administration Law took effect.

  • Carved creations on watermelon

    2013-08-07 07:47

    Children in the Gusu district of Suzhou, in East China's Jiangsu province, carve cartoon figures and animals on watermelons in a communicty activity on Tuesday.

  • 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.