The plight of pregnant women in rural China


An injured panda, rescued and sent for treatment on Nov 17, died in a hospital in Chengdu, capital of Southwest China's Sichuan province, on Tuesday.

More help sought to get fugitives back

Beijing has urged countries where fugitives are hiding to work more closely with China in its massive drive to combat corruption.

Illegal wildlife trading rampant on Web

China has become the largest market for illegal wildlife trading with a huge number of animal products sold online, according to a new report.

Children start using Web at younger age

More than half of children in China under 18 started to use the Internet before they reached age 8, two years younger than was the case in 2010, according to a report released on Wednesday.

China to achieve blue sky in 16 years, says official

Air pollution in China could be greatly reduced by 2030 through a range of measures and industrial restructuring, an official with the country's top economic planner said on Tuesday.

Cultural forum stretches for success

Nobody expects to discuss fitness issues like yoga on occasions of high-end diplomacy, but delegates at the recent K2K forum featuring China-India cooperation did just that.

Water projects pushed as economy slows

The Chinese government is ready to green-light more water conservancy projects in the pipeline and speed up ongoing construction - major pro-growth investment policies to shore up economic expansion in 2015.

Beidou navigation system approved for operations at sea

China's independently developed Beidou Navigation Satellite System has taken a huge step toward going global as the International Maritime Organization approved its use in operations at sea.

Village ties link modern couple at their wedding

Wang Zhequn was fascinated by Chen Xia from the moment he saw her. Their recent wedding took in the elaborate traditions of the bride's home — Chongming Island.

Robot waiters serve in Ningbo restaurant

Lu Dike, owner of a restaurant in Ningbo, Zhejiang province, 'hired' two robots to serve the dishes, hoping the new business model could bring more customers.

Hong Kong officers clear portion of street

A thorough fare in Kowloon was reopened, at least partially, to traffic on Tuesday as court bailiffs and police officers dismantled barricades and tents at an intersection in the Mong Kok neighborhood.

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