China / China Scene

Chinese pink

[2011-06-15 09:22]

Visiting China last year opened my eyes to many things, but I may have been most changed by the admirable Chinese women I met and associated with there.

China to invest $5.6b on Yangtze waterway

[2011-06-13 17:12]

A top transport official said Monday China plans to invest more than 36 billion yuan ($5.6 billion) in the next five years to build the Yangtze River waterway.

The horse and carriage thief

[2011-06-13 09:34]

This story took place in Nanjing, China many, many years ago. I was born to American parents in Nanjing and this was one of my adventures.

China, US unis launch joint institute for new energy

[2011-06-10 20:51]

The Shanghai-based East China Normal University announced its partnership with the US Colorado State University to establish a new institute for scientific study in the field of new energy utilization and environment protection on Friday.

Proposed law protects mental illness patients

[2011-06-10 20:22]

The Legislative Affairs Office of the State Council issued an announcement on Friday, asking for public feedback on a proposed mental health law.

Doctors accused of taking drug kickbacks

[2011-06-10 17:18]

A bribery scandal involving over a hundred doctors in Wenzhou, East China's Zhejiang province, has been urged for investigation, news agency reported on Friday.

EU-China debate trial kicks off in BFSU

[2011-06-10 17:01]

The national trial of EU-China International Debate Tournament, organized by All-China Youth Federation and undertaken by Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU), kicked off in BFSU today.

State grain depots mired in $26m Ponzi fraud

[2011-06-10 15:58]

Nine directors of a number of state-owned grain depots in Lanxi county of Northeast China's Heilongjiang province have been charged with fraud after swindling a bank out of 170 million yuan ($26 million).

Man draws 1 yuan at a time to revenge bank

[2011-06-10 10:27]

A man, irritated with service at his local bank, withdrew 1 yuan (14 cents) at a time to agonize a bank worker, resulting in the police being called to resolve the conflict, the Shandong Business Daily reported.

Memorable trip to China

[2011-06-10 10:10]

China is a place which attracts people from all over the world, be it in tourism, products or culture. However, for an ordinary Indian to think that one day he/she will visit China is still a dream.

Public hearing washout over water price hike

[2011-06-09 14:11]

A public hearing into a price hike in tap water in a South China city may be postponed after residents snubbed the meeting in protest their views would not be considered.

Chinese tourists can now drive to DPRK

[2011-06-09 13:43]

A tour motorcade departed from Changchun city, Northeast China's Jilin province Thursday, headed to the border city of Rason, Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), becoming the first tourists from China to drive across the border into the DPRK, China News Service reported Thursday.