China / China Scene

Shennongjia 'needs more protection'

[2012-03-06 14:13]

A national park should be built in order to protect the ecosystem in Shennongjia, Hubei province, in Central China, suggested a deputy to the NPC.

Movie extra was a fugitive in E China

[2012-03-06 14:03]

A movie extra in Zhang Yimou's new movie The Flowers of War , who was also running from the law, was arrested at Hengdian Chinese Film Industrial Park in Jinhua.

Nuclear power 'safe' in China

[2012-03-06 13:50]

Several senior Chinese nuclear energy experts said China's existing technology can protect the safety of nuclear power.

'More women should be elected NPC deputies'

[2012-03-06 11:52]

To improve women's participation in politics, a CPPCC national committee member urged that more women be elected as national legislators.

Lenovo chief: Tax to blame for high prices

[2012-03-05 19:44]

Yang Yuanqing, CEO of Lenovo Group Ltd and a member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, said the country’s value-added tax is to blame for the high prices of goods.

Paid paternity leave law for men 'a need'

[2012-03-05 15:00]

Men who have newborn babies should have paid paternity leave guaranteed by law, an NPC deputy said.

Women should retire at 60 under motion

[2012-03-05 14:31]

The retirement age of highly educated women like doctors should be deferred to 60 years old or older, an NPC deputy said on March 3.

Should marriage at 18 be allowed?

[2012-03-05 14:27]

China should lower the legal minimum age for marriage to 18 years of age, Huang Xihua, a National People's Congress deputy said on Sunday.

School cheats to be caught on camera

[2012-03-02 20:26]

A school has come up with a novel way to capture true class attendance by photographing every lesson as proof, Yangtze Evening Post reported.

Woman, 21, donates body after death

[2012-03-01 16:46]

A freshman student in Nanjing decided to donate her body to her school for medical research after dying of melanoma, the Nanjing Daily reported.

Women seek balance in career, family

[2012-03-01 14:04]

According to a survey by Zhilian Recruiting, a Chinese human resources firm, 77.6 percent of women long for a balance between career and family.

Domestic aircraft engine assembly center launched

[2012-02-29 21:53]

China broke ground for its first aircraft engine assembly and testing center this week in Shanghai's Lingang Industrial Park.