China / China Scene

Congestion time 1 hour shorter in Beijing

[2011-07-20 17:39]

The average traffic congestion time in Beijing is one hour and five minutes shorter than last year, China National Radio reported Wednesday.

Wuhan to have direct flights to Tokyo, Paris

[2011-07-20 17:30]

Air China said it will launch direct flights from central China's Wuhan city to Japan's Tokyo in August and Air France may also start its Paris-Wuhan route in September.

Father reaches out to son via micro blog

[2011-07-20 11:05]

The latest micro blog sensation is simple: the sentence, "Li Lingxiang in Xinjiang, have you seen this?" and an attached photo depicting an ordinary migrant worker with a brick and trowel in hand, reported on Wednesday.

My precious bonds with China

[2011-07-20 09:11]

Our China story started in the early 2003, when we decided to adopt. After assessing many domestic and international adoption programs, we chose China.

Another Shanghai Metro platform door shattered

[2011-07-19 16:53]

A platform door at a Shanghai Metro subway station broke into pieces on its own, about 7:00 am Tuesday, reports.

Air China launches Chengdu-Kuerle flights

[2011-07-19 16:46]

Air China, the country's flag carrier, launched non-stop flights from Chengdu city to Xinjiang's Kuerle city on Tuesday, China National Radio's website ( reported.

Rapist sentenced to death over sex slaves

[2011-07-19 14:36]

The death sentence appeal of a Chinese man who kidnapped two girls and caged them in a cellar as sex slaves and raped nine others was rejected in Wuhan in Central China’s Hubei province, Wuhan Evening News reported on Tuesday.

Delayed project puts ceramic capital under flood threat

[2011-07-19 12:31]

After 10 years and spending 70 percent of the budget, a flood-control dike project in Jingdezhen city, the world-famous ceramic capital of East China’s Jiangxi province, is not even half complete, sparking public doubt, Beijing News reported on Tuesday.

Latest amphibious warship launched in Shanghai

[2011-07-19 11:19]

The Jinggangshan dock landing ship, which is the largest warship in the Chinese Navy, was officially launched in Shanghai, Monday's Jiangxi Daily reported.

Knife-wielding drug dealer attacks officer

[2011-07-19 08:00]

A policeman was in a poor condition in a hospital in Changzhou, Jiangsu province, after a drug trafficker had stabbed him.

Man who saved life when young saves 20 more

[2011-07-19 08:00]

A man in Huanghua city, Hebei province, has saved the lives of more than 20 people over the past six decades.

Lovelorn takin tries to take revenge on farmer's family

[2011-07-19 08:00]

A male takin, an animal resembling a musk ox, rushed into a farmer's yard early one morning and threatened three people in a house in a village in Shaanxi province.