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Police smash medicine bribes gang in Guangdong

[2012-09-19 20:18]

Guangdong police have detained 62 people suspected of being involved in the bribing of medical professionals in Shantou, a port city in eastern part of Guangdong province.

Bank error makes man millionaire for a day

[2012-09-19 20:09]

A businessman in Central China's Henan province received a series of mysterious deposits into his bank account totaling more than 17 million yuan ($2.69 million) on Sept 17, before the money disappeared a day later.

Free scenery tickets to revive suburban Beijing

[2012-09-19 19:06]

Beijing will hand out 100,000 free tickets to tourist attractions while providing timely tourist information during the eight-day National Day holiday that starts Sept 30.

Rescue continues a week after SW China mine flood

[2012-09-18 20:35]

Rescuers are continuing to look for eight miners who went missing one week ago in a coal mine flood in Southwest China's Guizhou province.

Bird flu hits S China city

[2012-09-18 20:22]

The H5N1 avian flu virus has been detected in the city of Zhanjiang in South China's Guangdong province, experts confirmed on Tuesday.

High school seniors replace books with iPads

[2012-09-18 13:58]

A high school in Nanjing has equipped one class of its seniors with iPads for their studies, Modern Express reported Tuesday.

Entrepreneur airs pollution concerns

[2012-09-17 20:36]

Chinese entrepreneur and philanthropist Chen Guangbiao announced he would sell canned fresh air starting Sept 17 to arouse public awareness for protecting the environment.

Guangdong provides free test for papilloma virus

[2012-09-17 16:23]

Free tests have been given to about 80,000 female migrant works in Guangdong province to halt the spread of human papilloma virus, which is linked to cervical cancer.

'Iron rice bowl' ban served up in another city

[2012-09-17 15:14]

Civil servants in Zhengzhou, Central China's Henan province may lose their "iron rice bowl" under a pilot program to be launched this year, the Zhengzhou Evening News reported Monday.

$22m allocated to rain-soaked SW areas

[2012-09-14 19:26]

China's Ministry of Finance on Friday allocated 140 million yuan ($22 million) in relief funds to Southwestern Sichuan province and Chongqing Municipality for rain-triggered flooding.

Gas pipeline blast kills 3 in Xinjiang

[2012-09-14 18:48]

Three people died and four others were injured after a natural gas pipeline under construction exploded Friday in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region.

Peking University faces mockery over recruitment practices

[2012-09-13 22:35]

A young man who attempted to mock a top university's preference for local students has triggered renewed outcry against rife regionalism in China's colleges.