While 2013 has been commonly recognized as a harvest year for Chinese literature since many established writers including Su Tong, Li Er and Yu Hua all published new books that year, 2014 has seen few such releases. However, while the year has lacked books by big name authors, a growing trend towards more Chinese writers being acknowledged around the world and the rise of online literature are both encouraging signs of a healthy industry. Full Story

China to set up over 30 minority languages courses

China plans to set up courses on more than 30 minority languages by 2020, a move to cover all the languages spoken in the countries which have established diplomatic relations with China, a language expert said on Saturday. Full Story

China cancer map is fake: experts

A map that shows the most prevalent types of cancer by province in China has gone viral on the Internet, but health experts say it is fake. Full Story