China / China Scene

Briefly Sept 22, 2011

[2011-09-22 08:12]

Beijing's urban planning authority released the route maps for two new subway lines and two extensions on Tuesday.

Briefly Sept 21,2011

[2011-09-21 08:37]

Only one in five Chinese consumers trusts the quality of bottled beverages and others cite illegal additives as their major concern, according to the results of a survey released on Tuesday.

China Scene Sept 21,2011

[2011-09-21 08:25]

A mother who raised three children on her own is now desperate to save one from leukemia.

China and us

[2011-09-20 10:38]

It is funny, we Europeans see the Chinese as one face, one identity. Obviously this applied to me even more. I come from a very small island right in the centre of the Mediterranean, Malta.

Young TV reporter knifed to death

[2011-09-20 10:32]

A TV reporter was found dead with more than 10 stab wounds near the TV station where he worked local police have confirmed, the Zhengzhou Evening News reported on Tuesday.

Briefly Sept 19,2011

[2011-09-19 07:56]

Hong Kong police have neutralized a transnational drug trafficking syndicate following the arrest of six men and two women and the seizure of 567 kg of suspected cocaine worth about $75 million, the largest single seizure of its kind in Hong Kong, authorities said on Sunday.

Cartoon creator visits Chinese fans

[2011-09-14 13:22]

In his pink "work shirt", Frenchman Talus Taylor is reminiscent of Barbapapa, the internationally successful cartoon character he created with Annette Tison in 1970.

Psychology of love and sex now required in college

[2011-09-14 11:22]

Psychology of love and sex is now a required course for college students in China, according to the basic requirements for mental health courses for college students released by the Ministry of Education, Beijing Times reported on Wednesday.

Jailbreak confirmed in N China

[2011-09-14 10:29]

A jailbreak was officially confirmed on Sept 13 in Shenzhou city, North China's Hebei province.

An American in the Middle Kingdom

[2011-09-14 09:25]

After graduating from the University of Florida in May of 2009, I was presented with a multitude of choices regarding the next stage in my life.

2m hectares of farmland abandoned per year

[2011-09-13 16:42]

About 2 million hectares of arable land are abandoned from farming each year, China Central Television reported Monday, citing a survey by the Ministry of Land and Resources.