Chinese policeman executed for shooting pregnant woman

A former policeman was executed on Tuesday for shooting a pregnant woman dead in south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Hu Ping, formerly of the public security bureau of Pingnan County, was drunk when he shot the woman and her husband, who ran a rice noodle restaurant, on Oct. 28. The husband, Cai Shiyong, sustained […]

2014 Beijing Marathon opens registration for foreign runners

The 2014 Beijing International Marathon has started registration process for foreign runners, organizers revealed in Beijing on Sunday. The organizers have adjusted the race events and slots allocation with the mini marathon event being cancelled in 2014. The full-race marathon will be open to 26,000 entrants and half marathon to 4000 entrants. According to the […]

Court concludes hearing of gang leaders’ appeal

Courts in central China’s Hubei Province have concluded hearing the appeals of former mining tycoon Liu Han and his brother Liu Wei,sentenced to death at an earlier trial. The Liu brothers’ appeals were conducted by the Hubei Higher People’s Court at two different local courts. The Liu brothers and 34 other defendants were convicted of […]

China to develop starting point of Maritime Silk Road

Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli urged acceleration of the opening-up of southeast China’s Fujian Province, the starting point of the historic Maritime Silk Road, during his visit there from Thursday to Saturday. Zhang said the local authorities should strengthen economic ties with countries and regions along the maritime trade route and boost two-way investment. More […]

IURR to be Held in Xinjin Scenic Satellite City

IURR to be Held in Xinjin Scenic Satellite City

From July 19th to 20th, the 5th Xinjin International Universities Rowing Regatta (IURR) will open at the Water Sports Center in Xinjin County in southern Chengdu. Sponsored by the Water Sports Administration Center at General Administration of Sport of China, Sports Bureau of Sichuan Province, Chengdu Municipal Government and organized by the government of Xijin […]

Former official receives life sentence for bribery

Former official receives life sentence for bribery

Wang Suyi (王素毅), a former senior official from north China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, has been sentenced to life imprisonment for accepting bribes, a local court in Beijing announced on Thursday. Wang was also deprived of political rights for life and all his property has been confiscated, according to the court ruling by Beijing No.1 […]

Beijing increases air patrols to combat terrorism

Beijing increases air patrols to combat terrorism

Beijing police have increased helicopter patrols since May as an anti-terror precaution, according to the municipal public security authorities. Yang Dongfeng, captain of the air police team, said eight patrol routes cover almost all transport hubs, major urban centers, open markets, parks and checkpoints on highway entrances to Beijing. The Beijing helicopter police team was […]

China’s first autonomous university issues diplomas

China’s first autonomous university issues diplomas

South University of Science and Technology of China (SUSTC), the country’s first autonomous university, has issued diplomas to two graduates, marking an achievement in the country’s higher education reform. Wang Jiale, 17, and He Minghao, 22, who were enrolled in March 2011, passed their dissertation defense and graduated from the school one year early on […]

Spring Festival travel season 2014 begins

The Spring Festival travel season of 2014 began on January 16., 2014. It is estimated that 52.76 million passengers will travel by railway, plane, highway and boat during this period, more than in 2013. The travel season lasts from January 16. to February 24., 2014, 40 days in total. For highway transportation, Chongqing plans to […]

Fire in Beijing kills ten

A fire in Beijing killed at least ten people Tuesday night, local police said. The fire in a storehouse in Xiaowuji of Chaoyang District was reported to the police at around 8:30 p.m., with burning areas covering more than 500 squre meters. Fourteen people have been retrieved from the burnt site. At least ten people […]