China / China Scene

China plans to extend movie content ban

[2011-12-15 17:23]

China is considering extending a list of subjects banned in movies under a draft bill prepared by the State Council, Legal Daily reported Thursday.

Outlaw who turned to acting gets caught

[2011-12-14 20:13]

A police assailant, who has been on the run for thirteen years, was finally arrested in East China's Zhejiang province on December 7, 2011, Guangzhou Daily reported on Wednesday.police assailant

Man arrested for hiring wedding strippers

[2011-12-14 13:26]

Chinese police have arrested a man who hired two strippers to perform at his son's wedding after the performance was mobbed by villagers, a newspaper reported on Wednesday.

University allows student lovers to co-shower

[2011-12-13 17:28]

A bathhouse in a university in Northwest China's Shaanxi province has been criticized for its audacious policy that allows student lovers to shower together in private rooms, reported China Business News on Sunday.

China may loosen age limit for blood donors

[2011-12-13 10:50]

China is considering lifting the age cap on blood donors from 18 to 55 to 17 to 60 years old, the Yangtze Evening News, a Jiangsu-based newspaper reported Tuesday.

iPhone 4S ready for sale in mainland

[2011-12-12 11:07]

China Unicom has been given permission to start selling the iPhone 4S on the mainland.

80% of Chinese school kids lack sleep

[2011-12-12 11:00]

Nearly 80 percent of Chinese school students do not get enough sleep.

Beijing cops go undercover to crack street crime

[2011-12-09 17:08]

Beijing's police bureau has formed a new undercover plainclothes squad to crack down on street crime, the Beijing News reported Friday.

Royal seal sold for a record $25 million

[2011-12-08 19:15]

A round jade seal of Qianlong Emperor of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) has sold for $25.3 million at an auction in Beijing, Dec 6, 2011.

Zara back on blacklist after quality check

[2011-12-08 16:09]

Clothes sold by Zara, a Spanish retail giant, were declared substandard after the latest quality inspection in Shanghai, pushing the brand back onto the blacklist for the third consecutive year in China, Metro Express reported.

Man dies after fight at famous film academy

[2011-12-06 12:41]

A garbage collector has died after a fight with a student at China's most acclaimed film academy, the Beijing News reported.

Syphilis rising in South China

[2011-12-05 16:50]

Guangdong province registered an increase in the sexually transmitted disease for the eighth consecutive year with 43, 116 people diagnosed as contracting it between January to October this year.