Xinhua Insight: One child or two? That is the question2017-01-05
Though often labeled one of China's most draconian laws, China's one-child policy, introduced at the end of the 1970s and abandoned at the beginning of 2016, achieved what it set out to do -- rein in growth of the country's already vast population.
More LGBT plan to reveal sexuality2016-11-15
A growing number of gay men and lesbians on the Chinese mainland plan to come out within five years, according to a survey released by WorkForLGBT, a nonprofit business network that advocates for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.
Now that's Funny! Chinese emoji circles globe2016-10-28
"Funny", a made-in-China emoji, inclusively used on Tieba, the largest Chinese communication platform provided by the search engine giant Baidu, seems to have recently moved beyond just China.
Almost half of new graduates eye second-tier cities2016-10-28
Second tier cities have become more attractive to fresh graduates, with unicorn companies the new favorite choice, among graduates born after 1995, according to a report on the attractiveness of the current job market released by bosszhipin, an app providing direct discussions between bosses and job seekers.
Transplant surgeries could set record2016-10-18
The total number of organ transplant surgeries performed in China is expected to reach 15000 this year, which would be a record high and an increase of nearly 50 percent over last year.
At Ikea eatery, it's no pay, no stay2016-10-13
A popular rendezvous for the elderly to socialize in Shanghai-a restaurant owned by Swedish furniture giant Ikea-is now off-limits to those who don't buy food.
China to top the world in obese youth by 20252016-10-12
The World Obesity Federation has predicted that Chinese youth will top the world in obesity by 2025, reported the South China Morning Post (SCMP). The report shows how the obesity rate in China has been growing.
Man jumps into temple pond for coins2016-10-08
Surprised tourists at a Buddhist temple in Zhejiang province watched as a man jumped into a pond and started scooping up coins that had been tossed into the water as donations.
Premature death strikes IT industry2016-10-08
The rapidly developing internet technology sector-whose employees are often under heavier pressure than other sectors-is once again in the spotlight following the sudden premature death of the founder of one of China's leading digital medical care service providers.