China / China Scene

Scientist stumbles on cure for monthly cramps

[2012-09-13 15:16]

A banner reading, "Congratulations to Bioengineering Institute of Fuzhou University for treatment of cramps" was hung on the building of the institute.

900,000 babies born with defects every year

[2012-09-13 14:37]

China has 900,000 new cases of birth defects every year, a report issued by the Ministry of Health said on Wednesday.

Quake-hit provinces receive new donations

[2012-09-12 21:38]

The China Association of Poverty Alleviation and Development announced on Wednesday it will offer a donation worth 3 million yuan ($474,000) to the quake-hit Yunnan and Guizhou provinces in southwest China.

Father of sperm donor asks for compensation

[2012-09-12 19:08]

The father of a man who died while donating sperm is asking for a compensation of 4 million yuan ($632,000).

Chongqing clears man after 2-year labor camp

[2012-09-12 16:00]

Peng Hong, who served two years in a forced labor camp in Chongqing for forwarding an Internet picture depicting a local official protecting criminal gangs has been cleared, Southern Metropolis Daily reported Tuesday.

Budget hotel chains continue to expand

[2012-09-11 21:05]

Budget hotel chains like Home Inns & Hotels Management Inc and China Lodging Group Ltd continue to expand, and reversed their losses in the second quarter, the Daily Economic News reported on Sept 11.

Woman jailed for killing man trying to rape her

[2012-09-11 20:41]

A young woman who killed a man after he attempted to rape her, has been sentenced to four years in jail.

Kingsoft denies employee died due to overwork

[2012-09-11 19:27]

Beijing-based software company Kingsoft said that an employee who died in the office on Sept 4 had not been working overtime before his death.

Plague leaves 1 dead in SW China

[2012-09-10 22:01]

One person in Southwest China's Sichuan province died of plague on Sept 7, the Ministry of Health said Monday.

Flood leaves 6 dead, 4 missing in SW China

[2012-09-10 21:42]

A new round of torrential rains that started Sunday night inundated parts of Southwest China's Sichuan province, leaving six people dead and four missing.

Man beaten after telling cinemagoers to shush

[2012-09-10 20:55]

A man who asked people in a cinema to be quiet was beaten up by the noisy moviegoers in the underground car park after the film, his wife has claimed.

Factories busted for fake medicine

[2012-09-10 20:38]

The drugs watchdog in Anhui province has swooped down on companies suspected of making fake traditional Chinese medicine.