China to strengthen efforts to maintain blue skies with three-year action planChina to strengthen efforts to maintain blue skies with three-year action planFollowing the success in reaching the goals set by the five-year national plan for reducing air pollution levels adopted in 2013, China is mulling a new three-year action plan in an effort to maintain the hard-earned environmental achievement.

Drip irrigation widely used in wheat production in XinjiangDrip irrigation widely used in wheat production in Xinjiang A harvester works in a wheat field in which the drip irrigation technology is applied in Qitai County, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygu…

Prayers from the pastPrayers from the past The Gothic-style Xujiahui Cathedral is now a popular tourist attraction. Photo: CFP One of the earliest Western Protestant mission…

China property prices rise in JuneChina property prices rise in June Speculation in the property market has lead to fears of an asset bubble in cities in China Property prices in 70 Chinese citie…

Heavy storms wreak havoc in ChinaHeavy storms wreak havoc in ChinaNatural disasters caused by the downpours have affected about 7.4 million people and forced the evacuation of about 431,000 people.

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…