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  • Approval pending for tallest skyscraper

    2013-07-26 00:34

    The property developer behind plans for the world's tallest skyscraper, to be built in Changsha, Hunan province, said on Thursday that the project is still awaiting final approval from government authorities.

  • Water Festival in SW China

    2013-07-25 07:51

    People participate in the annual water festival in Kaili, Southwest China's Guizhou province, on Wednesday.

  • Retailer pulls knives after fatal attack

    2013-07-25 02:15

    Several supermarkets have removed knives from their shelves after an attack at a Carrefour store on Monday.

  • Major advance to halt flow of 'gutter oil'

    2013-07-25 02:07

    Chinese scientists say they have made a major breakthrough in the battle against "gutter oil".

  • Beijing weighs individual care

    2013-07-25 01:13

    Beijing is working on guidelines to help communities provide individual care for people suffering from mental health issues, said a health official.

  • Fun with algae in E China

    2013-07-24 08:18

    People play with algae in Qingdao, Shandong province, July 23, 2013. The seaside city is enjoying the prime tourist season despite its algae-infested beaches.

  • Summer heat brings surge in patients

    2013-07-24 02:00

    The emergency room has recently treated more than 1,100 patients a day. The first-aid room treats more than 60 patients each day, and at peak times, that number exceeds 100.

  • Police crack down on drugmakers

    2013-07-24 01:50

    Police have visited the Shanghai office of AstraZeneca, as China intensified a crackdown on commercial corruption in the medical sector.

  • Sansha welcomes new hospital

    2013-07-24 02:08

    Every year, authorities in Sansha receive dozens of calls to help fishermen suffering from decompression sickness, said a border defense official in Sansha.

  • Beijing knife attack leaves one dead

    2013-07-23 07:28

    A woman was killed and three other customers injured in a multiple stabbing incident at a Beijing supermarket on Monday, the capital's police said.

  • Airports step up security checks

    2013-07-23 02:13

    Domestic airports have enhanced security measures after a disabled man set off a bomb on Saturday at Beijing Capital International Airport.

  • Heavy rain expected in quake areas

    2013-07-23 01:26

    Heavy rain is forecast for some areas affected by Monday's earthquake. The rain, combined with the continuing aftershocks in the area, could be dangerous, experts warned.

  • 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.