Helping to keep the peace


Pros and cons of Wi-Fi registration; mislaid ID card leads to sex charge and unlucky break turns out to be very fortunate.

HK chief executive urges protest stoppage

C Y Leung urged Occupy Central organizers to end the protest immediately on Tuesday, saying the movement has been affecting people's daily lives.

China marks first Martyrs' Day

A day before the National Day, China rallied to honor and remember the deceased national heroes on the first Martyrs' Day.

Foreigners get Friendship Award

One hundred people from 25 countries received China's Friendship Award - the nation's highest honor for achievement by a foreigner - in Beijing.

Tour by train with your cars during National Day holiday

The Beijing Railway Administration launched the country's first "car-transporting train for tourists" to Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, on Sunday.

Slim waist fad causing huge problems in China

In an effort to get the 'thin' look, girls and women across the country are putting their health and lives at stake by going on extreme dieting measures.

Concert marks 65th anniversary of new China

A concert was held on Monday to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China.

Images from advanced satellite released

Images taken by the China's most advanced civilian Earth observation satellite were released on Monday and an orbiting high-definition network will be created by 2020.

Life through a lens

A doctor by day, amateur photographer Zhou Jie takes the Internet by storm with her beautiful images.

Macao casino bonds slump during anti-graft drive

Macao casino bonds are plunging as President Xi Jinping's corruption crackdown against "flies and tigers" spooks VIP gamblers.

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I had a great experience recently. It's a Sunday in Yangzhou, Jiangsu province and I scored an unexpected role as a substitute judge of an English competition for kids.