Swimmers conquer the treacherous Taiwan Straits

Fourteen swimmers from the Chinese mainland and Taiwan braved strong winds and waves to complete a five-day relay across the Taiwan Straits on Friday.

Man reprieved after eight years behind bars

A man was acquitted Friday by Fujian's higher people's court, eight years after being wrongly imprisoned for poisoning four people, two of whom died.

Pingtan upgrades water pipes for residents

A water company in Pingtan county is undertaking the task of replacing old water pipes in a dozen communities.

Strategic partners

Pingtan and Kunshan, two of China's most vigorous regions in terms of cross-Straits cooperation have joined hands for development.

Tax break

Many Taiwan entrepreneurs are hailing a sensational policy that gives an 85 percent income tax cut to qualified enterprises in Pingtan.

Rural tourism

Authorities in Pingtan drew up plans to promote countryside tourism on July 31, hoping to optimize tourism capabilities over the next 3 years.