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  • Southern China wilts under heat wave

    2013-08-01 01:52

    An deadly heat wave is cooking the southern parts of China, with temperatures hitting record highs in seven provinces and regions Tuesday.

  • Suspects in gunfight with Chengdu police

    2013-08-01 09:27

    Two men, one of whom was suspected of trafficking drugs in the Inner Mongolia autonomous region, and a woman fought with police in a gunfight in a blazing Chengdu apartment on Wednesday in a scene described as resembling "a Hollywood blockbuster".

  • Tourists told to polish up on etiquette

    2013-08-01 02:15

    Chinese authorities are aware of the serious consequences of improper behavior by fellow countrymen overseas and are working to provide better education for those abroad.

  • Lonely hearts get lessons in love

    2013-08-01 01:41

    Ruan Qi, 43, is a professional dating consultant who makes a living teaching men how to woo women.

  • Green project to help reduce pollution

    2013-07-31 06:42

    China's capital city will build over 1,000 kilometers of greenways in the coming five years to ease air pollution, the Beijing municipal government announced on Tuesday.

  • Poison dumplings trial held

    2013-07-31 00:53

    A man stood trial accused of poisoning frozen dumplings, including some that were exported to Japan, which made 13 people ill in 2008.

  • Military online game to open to public

    2013-07-31 02:35

    An online game co-developed by the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) and a game company will be available for the public on Thursday.

  • Online personal data thefts on the rise

    2013-07-31 01:35

    Public prosecutors in Shanghai warned of a sharp increase in theft of personal information online, with criminals stealing and selling data for various criminal purposes, ranging from telecom fraud to racketeering.

  • Heat wave kills people, crops and hopes in S China

    2013-07-31 01:10

    Heat wave kills people, crops and hopes in country's south

  • Beijing plans $81b shantytown renovation project

    2013-07-30 02:28

    For Zhang Yingfen, 79, who lives in a small house with her 83-year-old husband and three other family members, plans to renovate shantytowns inside Beijing's Fourth Ring Road seem to promise a great improvement in quality of life.

  • China barks down on illegal dog breeding

    2013-07-30 09:51

    China is mulling a ban of sales of illegally-bred dogs to tighten regulations on the dog market.

  • Nations unite to help tigers

    2013-07-30 02:14

    China is making a big push to protect tigers and recently finalized two separate agreements with Russia and India to beef up conservation efforts for the big cats and other endangered species.

  • 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.