Category Archives: People

Girl gaining weight so she can donate bone marrow to sick mom

An 8-year-old girl is continuing to eat more in the hope of gaining enough weight to meet a requirement for transplanting bone marrow to her ailing mother.

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What do pandas, China hands and Richard Nixon have in common?

The National Zoo was extremely crowded on a sunny Sunday with people coming to say goodbye to giant panda Bao Bao.

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H7N9 bird flu season past its peak

China’s worst H7N9 bird flu season appears to have passed its peak but still is expected to last into late April, according to the latest information from epidemiologists.

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Inflation up, but not a worry

China’s consumer prices beat market expectations in January to hit a three-year high thanks to pickup in consumption and travel activities during the Spring Festival season, but analysts said inflation may ease in February and not become a major concern this year.

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Public to give police tipoffs via new app

Beijing police have launched a whistleblower app for members of the public to report tipoffs about crimes and help maintain public security.

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Foreigners entering China to be fingerprinted

China will start to collect fingerprints and capture facial images of foreign passport holders entering China at selected ports beginning on Friday to tighten border security, a source in the Ministry of Public Security said on Thursday.

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