Soaring house prices are gnawing away at common people's "Chinese dream," of a home, fairness and happiness.
Wu Po-te from Fu Jen Catholic University in Taiwan, outshone 17 other finalists to claim the title of the "21st Century Coca-Cola Cup" National English Speaking Competition on Sunday afternoon.
China has built an integrated weather monitoring system that provides better information about potential weather disasters.
The mainland's top official in charge of Taiwan affairs vowed to further improve cross-Straits ties.
From the first time he saw her putting on makeup in a mirror, to their wedding at which they promised "to love and cherish", to her lying in bed on her final days — all the images of their nearly 60-year marriage have been food for his art.
Vivatao is a virtual mirror of Taobao, but in the Russian language.
Health authorities have vowed to conduct a thorough clean-up and rectification of grassroots medical institutions in order to ensure quality and safety.
With Friday marking World Water Day, many Chinese are taking the opportunity to issue renewed calls for more efforts to fight severe water pollution.
One in four registered Shanghai residents are seniors, with the city reporting an increase of about 200,000 elderly residents in 2012, the Shanghai Morning Post reported on March 23.
A district court in Shanghai ordered a man with mental health problems who committed attempted rape to receive compulsory treatment, the first decision of its kind following the revision of the Chinese criminal law in 2012.