Friday, February 11, 2011
An unexpectedly large number of drivers have applied to enter a lottery drawing that will be used this month to distribute license plates for new vehicles, making each participant's chances of winning dimmer.
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
State media are reporting that people celebrating the Lunar New Year by setting off fireworks in Beijing caused 194 fires in the Chinese capital, double the number from last year.
Tuesday, February 1, 2011
Firefighters in Beijing have been placed on high alert for this week's Lunar New Year festivities as the especially dry weather has raised the risk of firework-related blazes, state media said Monday.
Monday, January 24, 2011
New rules aimed at ending illegal forced demolitions have come into force in China, state media said, as the government moves to quell what has become the nation's biggest source of unrest.
Tuesday, January 18, 2011
Huge underground roads are to be built in the Chinese capital, state media said Monday, in the latest effort to relieve the chronic gridlock paralyzing Beijing.
Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Misconduct during this year's selection and appointment of new leaders of local Party committees should be prevented and corrected, Chinese President Hu Jintao, who is also the general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, said on Monday.
China has denied a media report that its soldiers intruded into Indian territory in the Kashmir region last fall and threatened Indian construction workers.
Monday, January 3, 2011
Flip open any Chinese-language newspaper or magazine in China and chances are, you will see English words and letters popping up in a sea of Chinese characters.
For the past year, car showrooms in Beijing have been heaving with people keen to buy their slice of the country's new middle-class dream. But now they are deserted.
Monday, December 27, 2010
East meets West, folk meets rock, and presto! A new genre is born.