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Suspect detained for online rumors

[2012-08-14 20:43]

A suspect was detained on Monday for spreading rumors on the Internet that seven police officers died in an explosion in the downtown area of Jieshou city in East China’s Anhui province.

BMW driver who killed four detained

[2012-08-14 20:31]

A BMW driver who killed four people after racing in Dongguan on Sunday evening was put in criminal detention, Yangcheng Evening News reported

10-year-old calls police for homework help

[2012-08-14 17:07]

"I've got a trouble, can you help me?" a 10-year-old boy asked the police for homework help as he dialed 110 in Henan province, on Aug 5.

County Party bars disrespectful and dishonest

[2012-08-14 15:56]

Applicants who do not care for their parents or ensure their children's education will be excluded from the Party, according to a new rule in a Central China’s county, Xinhua reported Tuesday.

Official fired after sex photos go viral

[2012-08-14 15:33]

A university official was dismissed after being recognized in a group of sex photos exposed online, Beijing News reported.

National Geographic launches camp in China

[2012-08-08 21:24]

China Education TV, National Geographic Channel and Yunnan TV celebrated the opening of a summer camp they initiated together in Beijing on Aug 7.

Motorists use fake permits to avoid tolls

[2012-08-08 20:32]

Some private vehicles in Wuhan, capital of Central China's Hubei province, have used fake permits from flood control authorities to avoid paying highway tolls, local media reported on Wednesday.

Woman killed by jellyfish stings

[2012-08-08 19:48]

A woman died on July 28 after she was stung by jellyfish while on vacation in Beidaihe in Qinhuangdao, Hebei province, local media reported on Wednesday.

18 measures to alleviate poverty released

[2012-08-07 21:27]

The Ministry of Land and Resources released 18 measures to help alleviate poverty in China's major poverty-stricken areas on Tuesday.

Man falls to death in Shanghai

[2012-08-07 20:16]

A 30-year old man fell to his death on Monday from the north ring of Westgate Mall in West Nanjing Road in Shanghai.

Foreign experts invited to work in Xinjiang

[2012-08-07 17:38]

Over 120 foreign experts from 33 countries and regions attended the opening of a week-long experts' introduction program on Tuesday in Urumqi.

Man kills 1, injures 4 in Chongqing

[2012-08-07 17:34]

A person was killed and four were wounded by a man in a village in the Fengjie district of Southwest China's Chongqing municipality.