The National People's Congress (NPC), China's top legislature, and Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), China's top political advisory body, will hold their annual meetings next month in Beijing , which are called "two sessions".
More than 90 percent of women of childbearing age in Shanghai qualify to have a second child. But only 5 percent applied to do so, the city's family-planning authority announced last week.
Shanghai needs to raise the salary of judges to stop so many from quitting, said a member of the city's top political advisory body.
Membership of the New Rural Cooperative Medical Scheme, a health insurance program for rural residents, stayed above 95 percent in 2014, said Ma Xiaowei, deputy director of the National Health and Family Planning Commission at the State Council's weekly policy briefing on Feb 6.
The insurance program covering serious illness covered 219 cities by the end of November, said Ma Xiaowei, deputy director of the National Health and Family Planning Commission, at the State Council’s weekly policy briefing on Feb 6.
A warehouse fire that killed 17 people in south China's Guangdong Province was started by a 9-year-old boy playing with fire in the warehouse, local police department said on Friday.
Apart from eating dumplings and watching dragon dances, China's Lunar New Year, known as the Spring Festival in China, can now be celebrated in yet another way - by sharing what you do.
An increasing number of Chinese Internet users are growing weary of the negative impact of social media.
An artist and poet, who intrigued and delighted Internet users with a colorful account of the simple life he leads at a remote old farmyard on a mountainside, is having to ward off attention from his many new fans.
The Supreme People's Court will allow mobile phone messages, e-mails, micro-blogging and online chat records to be used as evidence in civil lawsuits.
Liu Hui spends more than 10 hours a day studying computer systems to analyze their programming and identify online security loopholes.
Throngs of people people lined up outside the Shanghai International Auction House on Monday Feb 2, braving the cold and waiting for hours outside.