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Convicted flight attendant appeals sentence

[2012-10-22 15:38]

A former flight attendant who bought goods overseas to sell in China and got an 11-year sentence in September has appealed to a higher court, the Beijing Youth Daily reported on Monday.

70% families only reunite once a year

[2012-10-22 15:32]

More than 70 percent of young people working away from home don't see their parents for six months or more, according to a survey cited in the Beijing Morning Post.

Runaway entrepreneur gets help after return

[2012-10-18 19:49]

One year after Hu Fulin, the chairman of Zhejiang Center Group, a maker of eyeglasses in Wenzhou, Zhejiang province, restructured his business, he received his first of batch of financial support from investors.

Airline communication system not for passenger use

[2012-10-18 16:55]

The Civil Aviation Administration of China said that the satellite communication system that it required Chinese airlines to set up will not be used for passenger services such as in-flight entertainment, Beijing News reported on Oct 18.

Passenger held for using phone on plane

[2012-10-18 13:07]

A passenger was detained by police for using his phone on a flight from Canada to Beijing on Tuesday, Beijing Times reported.

Extra first-aid for CPC national congress

[2012-10-18 11:01]

More than 10 areas in Beijing will have additional first-aid facilities during the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China starting on November 8, Beijing Times reported.

Hunger campaign marks World Food Day

[2012-10-17 16:10]

Chinese grain officials on Tuesday joined a "24-hour hunger" campaign to promote public awareness of food shortages.

Executive pay soars by $59,000 in 5 years

[2012-10-17 11:10]

The salary for executives increased by 370,000 yuan ($59,085) in five years, Beijing Times reported Wednesday.

Peking Opera actor changes his tunes

[2012-10-16 20:25]

Yu Kuizhi, one of China's most famous Peking Opera actors and a household name in the country, celebrates the 40th anniversary of his initiation into the genre this year.

Power of China's neighborhood committees

[2012-10-16 20:11]

The community committee's function has continued changing with the country. Wang Ru reports.

A thought for elderly people

[2012-10-16 19:57]

Li Jun, 84, who lives alone, found a way to pass his time and keep his "spirits" high by being a nude model.

Charitable man leads frugal life

[2012-10-15 20:56]

A man in Zhejiang province has donated more than 17 million yuan ($2.7 million) to charity but lives a frugal life with his family in a 30-square-meter apartment, China Youth Daily reported on Monday.