China / China Scene

Tianjin, Crabs and Traffic

[2011-05-23 08:44]

China I hope that you never modernise to the standards of the West as all the fun in life would vanish. How boring it is to be stuck in a traffic in Sydney to see a prang rather than a live crab vendor.

Wen: China ready to extend more aid to Japan

[2011-05-21 14:29]

China is ready to extend more material and economic support to Japan in its disaster relief task, and will consider more import from the country recently affected by a nuclear crisis, said Premier Wen.

Cartoon series showcases Ding Junhui's life story

[2011-05-20 11:25]

An 52-episode animated cartoon, Dragon Snooker, showcasing Chinese snooker ace Ding Junhui's life story will be broadcast on the TV screen soon.

China's pilotless helicopter to fly in June

[2011-05-20 11:14]

China’s "V750" pilotless helicopter performed a successful test flight on Wednesday and will take to the skies in June.

College suicide blamed on graduation pressure

[2011-05-20 11:01]

A college student jumped to her death from the seventh floor of a school Wednesday, less than one month before she was due to graduate, the Beijing Times reported Friday.

Drought forces ancient mausoleum above water

[2011-05-20 10:39]

A centuries-old royal mausoleum’s arches and corridors that have been under Hongze Lake in East China’s Jiangsu province for hundreds of years emerged Thursday, due to the months-long severe drought.

My China sojourn

[2011-05-20 09:09]

For years China has had a fascination for me. In 2003 I read a book called1421: The Year that China Discovered the World.

6 arrested for acid attack on govt official

[2011-05-19 14:49]

Police have arrested six men over a sulphuric acid attack on a government official in what appears to be revenge for a failed business deal.

Monthly salary for military cadre up to $826

[2011-05-19 11:16]

.The average monthly income for cadres of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) was 5,373 yuan ($826) by the end of 2010, and the average monthly salary for cadre family members was 2,637 yuan ($405) per person

Jaywalker dragged to his death for 30 km by jeep

[2011-05-19 11:11]

A man attempting to cross the road suffered a gruesome death after being hit by one car and then dragged by another for 30 kilometers, reports.

Researcher goes back to hometown in Lhasa

[2011-05-18 17:27]

"I love my hometown, and I hope to gain more achievements here, to make my hometown more beautiful," said Zhoigar, a Tibetan senior engineer at a meteorology institute in Lhasa, in the Tibet autonomous region.

Tibetan singer heads home to help cataract sufferers

[2011-05-18 16:25]

Famous Tibetan singer Han Hong will go to her hometown of Qamdo, in the Tibet autonomous region, with a group of eye doctors from Zhejiang province, for a charity event in aid of local cataract patients.