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  • Sichuan floods wreaking havoc on crops

    2013-07-17 02:06

    More than 110,000 metric tons of grain and almost 159,000 hectares of arable land have been destroyed by storm-triggered floods and landslides in Sichuan.

  • Studies using humans must be registered

    2013-07-17 02:02

    Medical studies that use human volunteers as test subjects must be registered at the sponsoring institution before research begins to ensure ethical practices are followed.

  • Summer heat leaves cities gasping

    2013-07-17 01:52

    Xu Lianju is possibly one of the happiest people in Hangzhou right now. She runs a Nongfu Spring bottled water franchise, with business booming thanks to this year's scorching summer heat.

  • Regulation to improve organ donations

    2013-07-16 01:29

    A first-ever regulation on organ donation coordinator management will be issued this week to make it easier for the public to donate organs.

  • Beijing beefs up flood safety

    2013-07-16 01:10

    Beijing is increasing safety inspections related to the predicted heavy rainfall in the capital to avoid a repeat of the flooding disaster during a storm last year.

  • Sichuan floods claim two more lives

    2013-07-16 01:04

    Two bodies were retrieved from the lower reaches of the Fujiang River in Sichuan province on Monday morning, casualties of the rain-triggered floods that caused havoc in the region last week.

  • Rape victim's mother wins appeal

    2013-07-16 00:58

    Tang, a former laojiao inmate and mother of a rape victim, won a lawsuit at Hunan Provincial High People's Court, which ruled that local laojiao authorities in Yongzhou city pay her 1,641.15 yuan ($267.20) in compensation.

  • Rape victim's mother wins labor camp lawsuit

    2013-07-15 12:04

    A high court in central China's Hunan Province has ruled in favor of a rape victim's mother who sued a local authority for putting her in a labor camp.

  • Air crash students return to families

    2013-07-15 08:05

    Thirty-one students and teachers who were on board the Asiana Airlines flight that crashed in San Francisco arrived in Hangzhou on Sunday, with many using their cellphones to update loved ones on their location.

  • Landslide victims identified by DNA

    2013-07-15 08:05

    Ten victims of a landslide in Dujiangyan, Sichuan province, have been identified by DNA comparisons.

  • Parent-visiting services offered

    2013-07-15 07:41

    People who are unable to visit their parents can now get help online - by hiring someone to go in their place.

  • Typhoon Soulik kills 3 in South China

    2013-07-15 07:02

    Typhoon Soulik, the seventh typhoon to hit the Chinese mainland this year, killed three people and forced another 20,000 to relocate in South China's Guangdong province.

  • 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.