Religious policy to remain unchanged
A senior official of the Communist Party of China said on Monday that the CPC will adhere to its basic policy of respecting religious freedom.
Surveillance ship commissioned
China's first marine surveillance ship of its class with a displacement of more than 1,000 metric tons was commissioned in Fujian province on Saturday.
Bubbling with mirth
Back in the saddle
Migrant workers prepare to continue their journey home for Spring Festival on motorcycles after a break in Changshan county, Zhejiang province, on Thursday.
Guidelines to protect privacy
China's first set of national guidelines on personal information protection took effect on Friday. Information collectors should obtain permission before collecting and using citizens' private information, according to the rules, first published in November.
Senior energy official investigated
The discipline authority is verifying online accusations against Liu Tienan, chief of the National Energy Administration, of forging academic backgrounds and colluding with businessmen.
Rescuers strap an injured man onto a stretcher on Taigong Lake in Zibo, Shandong province, on Thursday. The man fell from a bridge onto the frozen lake.
Audits to combat extravagance
China's top auditing body said on Wednesday it will intensify audits of fiscal funds as part of a government effort to reduce extravagance.
The finishing touch
A girl from a migrant worker family paints the eye on a snake-shaped lantern in Tianjin on Wednesday.
Campaign aims to reduce fire risks
A nationwide campaign was launched in China on Monday to reduce potential fire risks in public buildings in the wake of a Brazilian nightclub blaze that claimed at least 233 lives.
China welcomes more foreign experts
China will become more open to introducing foreign experts this year and it will extend cooperation with other countries in talent exchange, Zhang Jianguo, director of the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs, said on Jan 29.