China / China Scene

China expects to firm up climate-change targets

[2011-11-23 20:10]

China on Wednesday expressed its hope that the upcoming Durban climate-change conference could apply the principle of "common but differentiated responsibilities."

Student builds 800-yuan ‘iPad’ for girlfriend

[2011-11-22 14:09]

A senior college student has built a tablet PC from a 500-yuan ($78.6) secondhand laptop for his girlfriend.

Xiamen wants to become China's Miami

[2011-11-22 10:05]

Xiamen was named the most civilized city in China, but its top planner hopes to see the city grow into becoming the Miami of the Orient.

Tibetan butter lamp festival celebrated

[2011-11-21 22:27]

Tibetan pilgrims celebrated the traditional Tsong Khapa Butter Lamp Festival at Kirti Monastery in Aba county in southwest China's Sichuan province over the weekend.

China kicks off Great Wall protection project

[2011-11-18 17:16]

The municipal government of Jiayuguan in northwest China's Gansu province on Friday kicked off a repair and construction project focused on the western end of China's Great Wall.

Who will you tolerate today?

[2011-11-16 14:41]

Nov 16 marks the International Day for Tolerance, an annual observance declared by UNESCO in 1995 to generate public awareness about the need for tolerance in society.

Old-time tinkers no longer in demand

[2011-11-15 14:00]

Jiang Deji, an old-time tinker, repairs a leaky cauldron in Guangxi autonomous region, on Nov 13.

Pastry master blows dough balloon

[2011-11-14 10:19]

A pastry master blows a balloon made from dough during the 2011 9th International Tourism Merchandise Fair on Nov 13.

Special:  Singles Day of the Century

[2011-11-11 16:45]

It's difficult to find anyone who thinks November 11 is a big day in China.

Media introspection calls for cross-the-line reports

[2011-11-11 14:52]

A Chinese newspaper apologized Thursday for its faux pas on its critical report of a man who hid while his wife was raped by a house intruder.

AVIC to invest 10b yuan in seaplane training

[2011-11-10 17:13]

China Special Vehicle Research Institute under the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) plans to invest 10 billion yuan in building a new aero club and training center for seaplane pilots in China.

One dog policy barks Harbin

[2011-11-10 14:52]

A one dog policy has been introduced for residents in the capital of Heilongjiang province in order to ensure personal safety and preserve public order, reported.