Pingtan mulls over horse racing in FTZ zone

It will have nothing to do with gambling like it is in Hong Kong. We will try to offer prize money instead to get the sport off the ground, according to an official.

Aoqian town struggles with water shortage

The supply of drinking water has been halted since last August due to lingering drought, affecting residents in 20 villages.

Pingtan beefs up monitoring of poultry market

Authorities in Pingtan county have stepped up supervision and management at local poultry markets amid rising concerns about H7N9 avian flu.

Xi Cartoons

Zhao Shuhe, an art teacher at Pingtan Han Ying Middle School, drew several cartoons for Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Island research center

Pingtan should make the National Island Research Center a world-class institution, said Hong Jiexu, vice governor of Fujian.