Beijing issues new policy aimed at curbing housing speculation, triggering public concernsBeijing issues new policy aimed at curbing housing speculation, triggering public concernsBeijing has abruptly unveiled a new policy setting limit on loans from the housing provident fund for buying residential property, signaling the city's heightened efforts to combat housing speculation. But the move has also raised fears especially among young people about being disqualified to apply

Seeing to believeSeeing to believeThe first thing you notice about the Beijing house of American designer Ken Jenkins has nothing to do with his country. Instead, it is an…

Tibet air quality near perfectTibet air quality near perfectTibetans living around the sacred Nam Co Lake in Tibet breathe in almost perfectly clean air, as in pollution-free Antarctica, new resear…

Bewitching Namtso LakeBewitching Namtso LakeThe Namsto Lake, known as "heavenly lake" in Tibetan language, is considered as one of the three holy lakes in Tibet and should not be mi…

China-Eurasia Expo to be held in UrumqiChina-Eurasia Expo to be held in Urumqi Visitors select mobile phones with the 3G technology at the pavilion of China Telecom at the first China-Eurasia Expo in Urumqi, north…

Update:Death toll rises to 45 in Sichuan colliery blastUpdate:Death toll rises to 45 in Sichuan colliery blastThe death toll has risen to 45 in last Wednesday's colliery blast in southwest China's Sichuan Province as more bodies were retrieved, ac…

Foreign diplomats visit Hotan, XinjiangForeign diplomats visit Hotan, Xinjiang David Stilwell (R), defence attache of the US embassy to China, shows his calligraphy skills at Buda Village of Hotan, northwest China…