Three Gorges immigrants enjoy new life

Three Gorges immigrants enjoy new life

Zhong County of Chongqing seized the opportunity of Three Gorges Immigration Project and settled the immigrants by developing industries in the past decade. This county realizes an annual income of over 10,000 yuan on average to 80,000 farmers and 20,000 immigrants through developing industries such as orange, soybean, rabbit, etc. Liu Wei

China-DPRK Economic, Trade, Cultural and Tourism Expo kicks off in Liaoning

China-DPRK Economic, Trade, Cultural and Tourism Expo kicks off in Liaoning

Artists from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) stage a drum dance at the opening ceremony of the 2012 China-DPRK Economic, Trade, Cultural and Tourism Expo in Dandong, northeast China’s Liaoning Province, Oct. 12, 2012. The five-day event which kicked off here on Friday has attracted over 400 exhibitors. A DPRK delegation of about […]

Job fair held in SW China’s Chongqing

Job fair held in SW China’s Chongqing

According to a research recently released by Renren Xiaozhao, a job search website affiliated with Renren Network, China’s equivalent of Facebook, more than 80 percent of 2013 university graduates accepting the website’s survey take the Internet as their priority to seek a job rather than going to job fairs. Job seekers walk around booths of […]

Chinese premier urges more gov’t spending on pension system

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao on Friday urged for more government spending on the social pension insurance system to address the country’s aging problem. The government must guarantee financial support in the system even if it has to cut investment on other projects, Wen said at a national conference about the urban-rural pension insurance system. China […]

China strives to meet air quality standard deadline

China strives to meet air quality standard deadline

China has been racing to meet the objectives set in its revised air quality standards, including promoting the use of an index for PM2.5, or fine particulate matter 2.5 microns or less in diameter. A total of 138 monitoring stations in 74 cities across the country have begun publishing data on air quality, said Wu […]

China sees holiday tourism peaks

China sees holiday tourism peaks

Tourists visit the Nanjing Road in Shanghai, east China, Oct. 5, 2012. Shanghai has received visitors of over 5 million person times during the first 6 days of the 8-day-long holiday. (Xinhua/Ding Ting) Tourists visit the Tai’erzhuang in Zaozhuang City, east China’s Shandong Province, Oct. 5, 2012. Tai’erzhuang has received tourists of 500,000 person times […]

Around China: Chinese workers long for holiday labor

Around China: Chinese workers long for holiday labor

For most Chinese workers, the ongoing Mid-Autumn and National Day holidays have been a welcome opportunity to relax, but 43-year-old Chen Yonglun prefers to work over the holidays. Chen works at a feedstuff factory in Guiyang, capital of southwest China’s Guizhou Province. Unlike previous holidays when workers could get a chance at overtime, the factory […]

African immigrants talk about life in Beijing

Chinese companies have invested heavily in Africa in recent years and trade among Asian and African nations has soared. As their economic ties have grown, so have the number of African immigrants to China, now estimated at around half a million people. Turay Lamin owns Africa House, the sole restaurant serving pan-African cuisine in Beijing. […]

HIV rises sharply among Chinese senior citizens

Many more male senior citizens on the Chinese mainland have been infected with HIV over recent years, and most of the cases were related to prostitution, the China Daily reported Thursday. In 2005, 483 new HIV carriers aged 60 and older were diagnosed on the mainland, accounting for 2.2 percent of the total that year, […]