China's capital pulls down name plaques on buildings for ‘restoring beautiful skyline’China's capital pulls down name plaques on buildings for ‘restoring beautiful skyline’Following the clean-up of the “holes in the wall”, Beijing has recently embarked on a new project—to dismantle all advertisement tablets or plaques on high or low buildings that may affect the appearance of the capital's beautiful skyline.

Chinese, U.S. presidents meet on sidelines of G20 summitChinese, U.S. presidents meet on sidelines of G20 summitLOS CABOS, Mexico, June 19 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Hu Jintao met his U.S. counterpart Barack Obama Tuesday in Los Cabos, Mexico, on…

Africans protest in China as man dies in police custodyAfricans protest in China as man dies in police custody Over 100 Africans protest outside a police station in Guangdong Province on Tuesday afternoon after a Nigerian man died in custody.…

Chinese enter space orbiter for first timeChinese enter space orbiter for first time Photo taken on June 18, 2012 shows the screen at the Beijing Aerospace Control Center showing Chinese astronauts Jing Haipeng, Liu Wan…

Man kept transgender secret for over 75 yearsMan kept transgender secret for over 75 years Qian Jinfan Photo: Nanfang Daily An 84-year-old calligrapher in southern China's Guangdong Province who started to wear women's clo…

Fury over 'forced abortion'Fury over 'forced abortion'National and local family planning authorities are investigating a case involving a seven-month pregnant woman in Northwest China’s Shaa…

Doubts hang over Chinese soccer as anti-corruption draws to closeDoubts hang over Chinese soccer as anti-corruption draws to close Nan Yong (center) is sentenced to 10.5 years in prison. Photo: Xinhua A last-ditch campaign to clean up Chinese soccer was wrapped up…