China today

Bio journal retracts 107 Chinese research papers

2017-04-24 07:42:00

An international medical journal's retraction of 107 research papers from China, many of them by clinical doctors, has reignited concerns over academic credibility in the country. Full Story

Best books recognized in Wenjin Awards

2017-04-24 07:42:00

High-quality books on traditional Chinese culture are being revitalized, judging from the results of the 12th annual Wenjin Awards, China's national-level comprehensive book award to encourage public reading. Full Story

Novel concept bridges worlds with translations to English

2017-04-24 07:42:00

Master Ren - as he is known online - has become an international sensation for his masterful translations of Chinese fantasy novels into English. Full Story

'Hero in the fire' gets cash award

2017-04-24 07:39:00

Heilongjiang Yunda Express awarded 5,000 yuan ($730) to Liu Zhigang on April 17 for his heroism. Full Story

Teacher rewrites hundreds of ancient stories

2017-04-24 07:25:00

Some consider Huang Qiaoyan to be the Chinese equivalent of the German Brothers Grimm. That is because the middle school teacher in Guangdong province's Dongguan has compiled more than 200 Chinese fairy tales over the past seven years. Full Story

Tackling a rising tide of disabled drug mules

2017-04-24 07:19:00

Police have opened a new front in the war on drugs by targeting traffickers who recruit the disabled and other vulnerable people as couriers, or mules. Full Story

Web novels take readers into a whole new world

2017-04-24 07:05:00

Both study magic in school, wield it in battles and transform from vulnerable students into super sorcerers. Full Story

Ex-captive panda may be pregnant

2017-04-24 06:52:00

Monitoring data show that Cao Cao, a 16-year-old giant panda raised in captivity, has mated with a male in the wild-a rare occurrence for the endangered species-according to a panda research center in Sichuan province. Full Story

Domestic airliner in final tests

2017-04-24 06:46:00

The C919, the much-anticipated first commercial aircraft for passengers to be made in China, has taken another step closer to its maiden flight by completing its fourth high-speed taxiing test on Sunday in Shanghai. Full Story

Special English teacher training coming to rural China

2017-04-23 20:49:00

The Jack Ma Foundation and English education platform VIPKID recently announced in Beijing a cooperative plan to support teacher training in impoverished areas of China. Full Story