China / China Scene

Village official appeals after labor camp release

[2012-11-29 04:55]

A village official in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality on Wednesday appealed against a two-year sentence of re-education through labor despite being released after serving little more than a year of his term in a labor camp.

Making inroads to a place where time stands still

[2012-11-28 02:12]

As dusk fell in Xiongdang village, Li Songying's relatives and friends gathered around a fire pit fenced with bricks to protect the small, wooden house.

Man burns himself after marriage proposal refused

[2012-11-25 16:36]

A man burned himself and was seriously injured after his marriage proposal was rejected by his girlfriend in Qingdao, Shandong province, on Saturday.

Chinese workforce hones skills in Germany

[2012-11-24 00:03]

Preciseness and patience were the most valuable lessons that Xu Jiakun received during his four-week training in Germany in November last year.

Officials' trips to be placed under more public scrutiny

[2012-11-23 02:00]

Wenzhou will make public the details and expenses of Party and government employees' trips abroad on official duty, with the aim to better control the trips through public scrutiny.

It's a dog's life in the armed police force

[2012-11-23 01:59]

As Hu Xiongbing talks about his job, Heizi, his large German shepherd, watches him intently, as if the dog understands every word.

Guangdong donors give the gift of life

[2012-11-23 01:52]

A 17-year-old girl's liver, two kidneys and two corneas were transplanted after her death to save others' lives at the General Hospital of Guangzhou Military Command in Guangdong province on Thursday.

Shaanxi promotes firms in HK

[2012-11-22 15:28]

About 100 growing firms from Northwest China's Shaanxi province hope to boost their development by learning management techniques and getting investment from Hong Kong.

Interviews for public jobs to be videotaped

[2012-11-21 13:36]

The recruitment of public institutions in Beijing will be supervised under cameras, the Beijing Morning Post reported.

Student who saved classmate in serious condition

[2012-11-20 11:03]

A high school senior who risked his life to save a classmate from being hit by a lorry on Nov 3 remained in serious condition.

Wenzhou aims to cut red tape for charities

[2012-11-16 03:14]

Wenzhou authorities have vowed to simplify licensing procedures for charity groups that want to offer residents free food and drink.

Rhinestone motorist fails to impress police

[2012-11-15 23:46]

A loving wife decorated her husband's car license plate with shining rhinestones, but it drew more than admiration ― it also attracted a fine of 200 yuan ($32) from police for intentionally altering the plate in Wuhan, Hubei province, on Wednesday.