Netizens support extending holiday 2011-03-09 07:46:38
The public has responded with vigorous support for an NPC deputy's proposal to extend the Spring Festival holiday from three days to 10.
Public supervision a cure for corruption 2011-03-09 07:38:22
It is a cancer that slowly spreads, corruption is, eating away at the foundation of society, feeding anger and eroding political legitimacy.
A small detail reveals a key to better education 2011-03-08 08:54:42
Numbers constitute an important part of Premier Wen Jiabao's government work report, but not because the Chinese are known for their math skills.
High-speed link will rev up Hainan tourism 2011-03-08 08:17:39
Hainan Island at the country's southern tip is likely to be linked to the mainland's high-speed rail network via a cross-sea connection that may be started by 2015.
'Tibet will be stable even if he passes away' 2011-03-08 07:50:10
The Dalai Lama's death will not affect the Tibet autonomous region's overall situation but will likely have some minor impacts, said a high-ranking official.
Dalai Lama 'wolf in monk's robes': official
Tibet restricts foreign tourists for now
'Tax me more' call goes viral 2011-03-07 09:23:10
The remarks of a member of the top political advisory body at a group discussion about raising income tax rates for the rich, including himself, has become a widely popular soundbite and has created a strong following among thousands of micro-bloggers.
China extends organ donation trial 2011-03-07 09:03:05
Almost one year into its trial run, China's first voluntary organ donation system has facilitated only 40-odd organ transplant surgeries in 11 pilot regions on the mainland.
High-speed rail stays on track 2011-03-07 07:37:44
China's newly-appointed railway minister, Sheng Guangzu has said the country will continue to develop its high-speed rail network as planned even after its former minister was ousted.
A food crisis for China? Not yet 2011-03-07 06:32:12
Will China's severe drought in its major wheat belt and the soaring agricultural commodity prices on the global market lead to a food crisis in China? Chinese officials and experts put the answer as a "No".
China's five-year blueprint significant to world 2011-03-06 20:25:21
The five-year plan unveiled in Premier Wen Jiabao's government work report not only provides a guide for China's economic transformation, but is also significant for the healthy development of the world economy.