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End discrimination in jobs

A study conducted by Huazhong University of Science and Technology in Wuhan, Hubei province, shows that women are indeed discriminated against in the job market.

Rural kids face boredom, safety risks in cities

Zhang Xinlin's excitement about spending the summer with his parents in Beijing quickly disappeared when he realized he and his elder sister could not go anywhere, and had to settle for playing cards inside the family's rented apartment every day.

Summer holidays far from fun for migrant children

Stories of boredom are common among rural children spending their summer vacations with parents in cities nationwide.

Hopefully, lavish galas won't keep going on

When I watched Celine Dion sing My Heart will Go on at this year's CCTV Spring Festival gala, it reminded me of the good ole' days in China when many young hearts ached watching the 1998 film, Titanic.

Lovers can be boxed up for special delivery

If you are bored with receiving flowers, chocolates and jewelry for the Qixi Festival, Chinese Valentine's Day, you may get a surprise to see your loved one springing from a large carton delivered to your doorstep holding a bunch of flowers.

China endures worst heat in half-century

The sweltering summer of 2013 is going on record as the hottest summer in China since 1961. Hot times mean hotter prices Places to beat the summer heat

China announces 9 pilot 'smart cities'

As China accelerates the pace of its urbanization, the National Administration of Surveying, Mapping and Geoinformation unveiled its Smart City program on Tuesday with the first nine selected pilot cities.