Beijing to build 250,000 shared ownership homes, pricing, rights sharing still unclearBeijing to build 250,000 shared ownership homes, pricing, rights sharing still unclearBeijing authorities plan to build 250,000 shared ownership homes in five years to provide housing for young people and middle-income families who could not afford regular properties with soaring prices. Although more concrete rules are yet to be made, observers believe reasonable pricing and rights

China's expanding outbound investment appetiteChina's expanding outbound investment appetite While foreign investors are losing their taste for China, Chinese businesses are getting hungrier for overseas assets. Foreign dire…

Police bust airport begging ringPolice bust airport begging ringA 23-year-old woman from Hebei Province allegedly enticed 12 disabled people to Beijing and forced them to beg at the airport, police sai…

History recorded in the rocks of TibetHistory recorded in the rocks of Tibet Ritu county in Ali prefecture of China's Tibet Autonomous Region is the birthplace of the ancient art of rock painting. Today, vario…

Ningxia tests answer to chronic water shortageNingxia tests answer to chronic water shortageAuthorities in the Ningxia Hui autonomous region say they have hit on a solution: transferring water rights for a price.

Cesarean section preferred in August for Chinese momsCesarean section preferred in August for Chinese momsAlthough the expected due day is in early September, many Chinese moms went to hospitals to make appointments in advance for a cesarean s…

ASEAN fails to reach common ground on China rowASEAN fails to reach common ground on China rowSoutheast Asian diplomats failed to reach common ground Friday on how to deal with a touchy territorial dispute involving China, as a reg…