Government

Xi warns of Party 'cabals and cliques'
  • Four local officials under graft investigation

    Four officials from Tianjin city and Guizhou Province have been placed under investigation on suspicion of corruption, China's Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) said on Wednesday.

  • Minister: Govt guiding reforms via subsidies

    The central government will provide financial support for corporate debt restructuring and training of laid-off workers, Finance Minister Lou Jiwei said at the annual meeting of the Asian Development Bank's Board of Governors in Frankfurt, Germany, on Tuesday.

  • Government to banks: Increase investment

    The nation's top planning authority pledged on Wednesday to adopt more proactive measures to expand investment in order to sustain the economic recovery.

  • New regulation hard to gauge, observers say

    With a regulation for car-hailing services just around the corner, internet and judicial specialists are talking about how big a role it will play in the industry after a tragedy involving a car-hailing app in Shenzhen.

  • Private investment incentives reviewed

    China will conduct a one-month, sweeping examination of a series of incentives encouraging private investment that were designed to boost the role of such investment in the country's economic development.

Innovation

Five contemporary Chinese science and engineering projects

O2O app helps upgrade recycling in China

A new O2O application has shown its potential to help build a circular economy with more recycling, but obstacles remain for the recycling industry to innovate.

International status is rising

China's global status rose last year, and the Sino-Russia relationship was "satisfactory", according to a majority of participants in a recent survey.

Smart healthcare changes Chinese lives

Internet-based healthcare, as a new branch of the industry from traditional hospitals, has become an emerging trend in China in recent years.

Tide of remembrance for forgotten sailors

At Pier Head in the port of Liverpool in the United Kingdom stands a black marble plaque that looks out over the Atlantic Ocean.

Private investment incentives reviewed

China will conduct a one-month, sweeping examination of a series of incentives encouraging private investment that were designed to boost the role of such investment in the country's economic development.

Red-eye bullet train from Shanghai to Beijing launches

The first regular red-eye bullet train running from Shanghai to Beijing will start operation on May 15, Shanghai railway police authority said.

Sniffing out contraband, canines earn their keep

In an inconspicuous courtyard in Beijing's suburban Tongzhou district, 44 dogs have been working hard to learn a range of skills and hone their ability to quickly identify a wide selection of smells.

South China city successful in drugs crackdown

Police in a southern Chinese city known as a hotbed for production and trade of drugs have seized 4.8 tonnes of crystal meth, including 2.4 tonnes in liquid form, so far this year.

Society

Sophomores practice skills to be professional flight attendants

HK/Macao/Taiwan

Hong Kong urged to improve hospitality

Cover Story

Bringing life back to Qukou

I met a 50-something farmer who had injured his left leg while working in a factory in a different province as a migrant worker.

Tree-planting project cleans Yangtze's branches