Politics

China to hold military parade to mark victory of anti-Japanese war

Military

Military parade to highlight peace commitment
  • Chinese army investigates more generals

    The Chinese military authority on Monday released a list of 14 generals who have been investigated or convicted in the recent days.

  • PLA plans multiple drills for 2015

    The People's Liberation Army (PLA) has scheduled multiple drills for the year ahead, according to a military circular issued by the PLA's General Staff Headquarters.

  • Scores of PLA officers punished

    More than 200 senior People's Liberation Army officers have been reprimanded, demoted or removed from their posts for problems exposed by military auditors, PLA Daily reported on Thursday.

Science-Tech

Science study trips and experiment kits gain popularity

High-speed rail revolution

In the six years since China opened its first high-speed rail line, total mileage of the network has equaled the sum of the rest of the world.

Tale of two cities

Tales from living nightmare of commuters' life in the 'city of beds'

China expressions 2014

Yuan Baocheng, Dongguan mayor and deputy to the National People's Congress, is besieged by journalists and bombarded with questions about the local anti-prostitution crackdown in Beijing on March 3, 2014.

2014 Yearender: Key words in the fight against corruption

By the end of November, nearly 40 provincial or higher level officials had been snared this year in the ongoing anti-corruption campaign.

Call for better detention centers to ensure justice

Facilities in detention centers should be improved and suspects given better protection, according to political advisers and legislators.

Cybersecurity law 'makes perfect sense'

Foreign Ministry says the country's first counter terrorism law is a "very necessary" requirement to combat terror and leaks.

Advisers vow to boost reform drive

China's top political advisory body vowed on Tuesday to improve the quality of its proposals to better serve the country's reform drive.

2 men in underage-sex case sentenced for rape

A court in Qionglai, Sichuan province, has sentenced two men in the city to five years in prison for having sex with a 13-year-old girl.

Society

China ready to celebrate traditional Lantern Festival

HK/Macao/Taiwan

HK seeks fewer mainland visitors
  • Educating HK youth on Basic Law encouraged

    To strengthen ties between the Chinese mainland and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, attention should be focused on legal cooperation and law education among youth, advisers of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference said on Tuesday.

  • China's stance on HK constitutional reform unchanged

    The Chinese government's stance on the constitutional reform in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) is "clear and consistent," a spokesman for the Chinese political advisory body said Monday.

  • Ferry capsizes off China's Macao, 4 rescued: Customs

    A ferry carrying 19 people capsized Friday off China's Macao, and four people have been rescued, the customs said.

Cover Story

Trains prove a strain for foreigners

Rail companies need to improve the service they offer to foreign travelers, an expert has said ahead of this year's Spring Festival rush.

Security concerns put PLA on neighborhood watch