HK chief executive to attend APEC meeting

2014-11-06 20:41:04

Hong Kong Chief Executive C Y Leung will leave for Beijing on Saturday to attend the Asia- Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) 2014 Leaders' Week and other related meetings.

Anti-graft statement expected from APEC

2014-11-06 20:04:11

The declaration, which will include setting up a coordination group among member economies, is proposed by the Chinese leadership and the US.

20,000 to run in Guangzhou marathon

2014-11-06 19:31:06

An international marathon competition will kick off on Nov 23 in Guangzhou, the capital of Guangdong province, organizers said on Thursday.

Mobile app to fight smog near Beijing

2014-11-06 19:12:54

Residents living in areas around Beijing with a smartphone may soon be able to report cases of air pollution this winter with the debut of a new mobile app.

Ten ancient Chinese craftsmanship

2014-11-06 16:44:43

The cooper Yu Xinghua, 65, has witnessed booms and slumps with traditional handicrafts since he first started making wooden barrels at the age of 18 in Shuangxi, Jiangxi province.

NDRC denies relocating 5m people from Beijing

2014-11-06 15:56:00

An official at the National Development and Reform Commission has denied a rumor that Beijing was decentralizing 5 million people to surrounding regions.

Money can't buy happiness after all

2014-11-06 14:53:50

A survey has found no direct correlation between wealth and happiness although money still tops the list of factors affecting people's feeling of contentment.

Capital regulations to ensure smooth running of major events

2014-11-06 12:08:27

The Beijing municipal authorities can legally take effective measures that cover social order, communications, environmental protection and other related areas within a reasonable period of time to ensure the smooth running of major events held by the state.

Forbes sees Xi as world's third most powerful person

2014-11-06 11:32:09

Chinese President Xi Jinping was named third on a list of the World's Most Powerful People released by Forbes magazine on Wednesday.

Parents sought for 11 trafficked infants

2014-11-06 10:52:49

The police has published photos of 11 trafficked infants in a bid to look for their biological parents after busting a child-trafficking gang.

Investigation into former security chief 'will take time'

2014-11-06 08:18:29

The investigation into Zhou Yongkang, China's former security chief, will take some time, and the central government is committed to publicizing the result in a timely manner, a senior official said on Wednesday.

China vows equal IPR protection

2014-11-06 08:14:59

China will "make no exception" and equally protect the intellectual property rights of overseas companies and individuals as part of a series of measures hammered out at the State Council's executive meeting chaired by Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday.