China / China Scene

Being a culinary show judge has its ups and downs

[2012-09-24 21:25]

Being a judge for a reality cooking show broadcast on CCTV-2 has its pros and cons.

Beijing visa registrations soar in recent months

[2012-09-24 21:15]

The number of people dealing with visa registrations in Beijing has been soaring in recent months, the municipal exit and entry administration said on Monday.

13 injured in SW China coal mine blast

[2012-09-24 21:13]

Thirteen miners were injured, including eight who sustained serious injuries, in an outburst in a coal mine Sunday night in Southwest China's Guizhou province.

Starbucks near Buddhist temple triggers debate

[2012-09-24 21:12]

International coffee company and coffeehouse Starbucks has again brewed debate over business versus historical interests in China after its opening of an outlet near a famed Buddhist temple in east China.

Dense gas hampers rescue for 11 trapped miners

[2012-09-24 18:33]

Dense gas has hindered rescue efforts for 11 miners who became trapped after a fire broke out at a coal mine shaft in Northeast China's Heilongjiang province Saturday.

Female subway waiting areas to open in Wuhan

[2012-09-24 16:32]

Women-only waiting areas will be provided on a new subway line to open later this year in the capital of Hubei province.

Five trapped in E China mine accident

[2012-09-23 21:52]

Five workers are trapped after a ceiling collapse at a coal mine in East China's Shandong Province, local government sources said.

Nursery attacker frustrated by worklessness

[2012-09-23 21:08]

A man suspected of hacking three children to death with a meat cleaver and wounding 13 others at a nursery in South China was distraught about being out of work, according to police.

One-month flower festival set to begin

[2012-09-23 20:16]

The 30th China Kaifeng Chrysanthemums Cultural Festival will start in the city of Kaifeng, Henan province, on Oct 18, and the 22nd China Cook Festival will start there on Oct 20, the Kaifeng government said on Sept 21 at a news conference in Beijing.

Policeman shot fellow officer, then himself

[2012-09-20 20:29]

The deaths of two policemen in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, was preceded by a dispute between them, the public security authority said on Sept 19.

Shaanxi declines to reveal official's salary

[2012-09-20 20:09]

The finance authority in Northwest China's Shaanxi province has declined to reveal the salary of a senior local official, China News Service reported on Thursday.

Foundation supports use of TMC

[2012-09-19 20:26]

A Beijing foundation that gave financial support to the compilation of a book on the use of traditional Chinese medicine is distributing 650,000 copies of it to healthcare centers in villages throughout China.