China / China Scene

Driver sentenced to 4 years for overloading truck

[2012-07-24 20:05]

The driver of an overloaded truck that caused a bridge to collapse was sentenced to four years in prison and ordered to pay compensation of 15.56 million yuan ($2.44 million), the Beijing News has reported.

Work to save traditional culture in Guizhou

[2012-07-23 20:42]

Traditional ethnic cultures in China are being increasingly threatened by rapid industrialization and urbanization and should be better protected, said experts who attended a recent forum in southwest Guizhou province.

New luggage rules for Urumqi airport

[2012-07-23 20:02]

Boarding passengers at Urumqi Diwopu International Airport recently were not allowed to take trolley cases on the plane with them, as a new rule went into effect, reported on Sunday.

Tumor removed from 4-year-old girl

[2012-07-20 16:55]

Doctors at the Stomatological Hospital of the Fourth Military Medical University in Xi’an, capital of Shaanxi province, on Thursday successfully removed a malignant retinoblastoma tumor from a 4-year-old girl.

Radio interference affects flights over Hubei

[2012-07-20 16:38]

The airspace of Central China's Hubei province has become the region most vulnerable to radio interference in central and southern China.

Chicheng county: Beijing's backyard

[2012-07-20 13:38]

Away from excessive development, many scenic spots in the county are seldom visited by outsiders.

Opinion blurred on decades-old eye exercises

[2012-07-18 14:20]

The usefulness of eye exercises have been questioned with the Ministry of Education calling for scientists to have a fresh look at the daily workout

Air China glitch offers free tickets

[2012-07-13 11:32]

Passengers buying international airline tickets online got a bargain of a lifetime after a computer glitch offered flights for free.

Teachers arrested for changing students' applications

[2012-07-09 13:32]

Three teachers in Sichuan province have been arrested on suspicion of changing the college applications of 13 students without their knowledge.

Fruit sellers to receive reimbursements

[2012-07-09 13:29]

A local government in central China's Henan province has promised to reimburse fruit retailers whom urban management authorities had charged as much as 500 yuan ($78.5) for an umbrella and a rain shelter.

Wuhan airport to build new terminal

[2012-07-06 16:19]

A new terminal will be built in the Wuhan Tianhe International Airport before 2015 to meet increasing passenger demand in Central China's Hubei province.

Chinese girls outperform boys in school

[2012-07-04 16:45]

Chinese boys are being outperformed by girls in schools, China Youth Daily reported Wednesday.