The initiator of a campaign to prevent children from begging plans to set up a nursing institution in Baoding city, North China's Hebei province, in cooperation with the local branch of the Red Cross Society of China (RCSC).
Liu Zhijun was formally dismissed from his post as Minister of Railways. The decision by the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress comes just weeks after it was announced the 58-year-old is under investigation for "severe discipline violations".
Finance authorities in this southern city said they will unveil an official breakdown of the spending on the Asian Games at an appropriate time after criticism from local legislators who are claiming the sporting spectacle left the city in a huge hole.
A once well-known luxury villa floating on the sea near Shenzhen will reopen soon as a fishing business, even though it was only recently scheduled to be demolished following revelations that the developer of the project had not obtained required licensing.
Agitated Chinese workers suffering from a chemical poisoning at one of Apple Inc's supplier factories felt a sense of relief when the US company started to take action to remedy defects in its supply chain.