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.

Introduction of property tax expected to be accelerated in ChinaIntroduction of property tax expected to be accelerated in ChinaChina's Finance Minister Xiao Jie recently wrote an article in the People's Daily, the Communist Party’s mouthpiece, stating that the pr…

Capital's air quality sharply improvedCapital's air quality sharply improvedBeijing residents, used to seeing smoggy winter days, have enjoyed what have been called amazing days free of pollution, for 80 percent o…

Nostalgia spells successNostalgia spells successYouth has raked in 480 million yuan since being released on Dec 15, and could be a big winner for Feng Xiaogang. Xu Fan reports.

Chinese firm to recycle 'panda poo' into tissue paperChinese firm to recycle 'panda poo' into tissue paperChina's giant pandas are a top tourist draw, a tool for soft diplomacy - and now, a source of tissue paper.The national panda reserve in …

Businesses' use of livestreaming illuminates privacy concernsBusinesses' use of livestreaming illuminates privacy concernsQihoo 360, the software security giant, is to shut down its Shuidi platform after being accused of breaching people's privacy by livestre…

Killer of Chinese graduate student in Japan sentenced to 20 years’ imprisonmentKiller of Chinese graduate student in Japan sentenced to 20 years’ imprisonmentThe suspect in China’s most-debated criminal case over the past few months has been found guilty of intentionally murdering his ex-girlf…