China establishes insurance investment fund

2016-01-05 20:03:51

China has established an insurance investment fund to finance domestic strategic projects and outbound investment under the country's Road and Belt Initiative, the insurance regulator said.

National religious affairs official removed from job over bribes

2016-01-05 14:24:23

Zhang Lebin, former vice-head of the State Administration for Religious Affairs, has been expelled from the Party for bribery and removed from his post, the Communist Party of China’s top anti-graft watchdog reported on Tuesday.

Bus arson suspect that kills 14 identified in NW China

2016-01-05 12:40:42

An arson suspect involving Tuesday's bus fire that killed at least 14 was identified, according to China Central Television, the state broadcaster.

Xi begins new year with visit in Southwest China's Chongqing

2016-01-05 11:21:52

President Xi begins new year with visit in Guoyuan Port and a technology company in Southwest China's Chongqing.

Female villager digs tunnel linking isolated village to outside world

2016-01-05 11:16:11

In order to build a road to connect with the outside world, villager Deng Yingxiang led her fellow villagers to build a 200-meter-long tunnel with primitive tools such as chisels and hammers.

Mexico's 'fish with feet' spotted in China

2016-01-05 10:30:36

Axolotls, a species that only exist in Mexico, are seen in Shiyan, Hubei province, reported on Monday.

14 killed after bus catches fire in Northwest China

2016-01-05 10:06:02

At least 14 people were killed and 32 injured after a bus caught fire in Yinchuan, northwest China's Ningxia Hui autonomous region, on Tuesday.

The stories that provided the highlights of 2015

2016-01-05 07:58:27

Su Zhou: Better protection for children and wildlife

Newest standards aided crackdown on illegal emissions

2016-01-05 07:58:06

China's environmental watchdog has investigated 1.41 million companies suspected of polluting the environment since the new environmental protection law was implemented at the beginning of last year.

30 sentenced in record relics theft case in Liaoning

2016-01-05 07:58:06

A high-profile tomb robbery case was closed at the end of last year, with 30 defendants given sentences ranging from three years to life imprisonment, a court in Liaoning province said on Monday.

State-level team keeps eye on Hebei pollution

2016-01-05 07:58:06

A State-level supervision team arrived in Hebei province on Monday for a month long inspection of the province's efforts to protect the environment, according to the Ministry of Environmental Protection.

Double money aims to clean up Shandong's air

2016-01-05 07:58:06

The government of Shandong province is doubling the rewards and fines for cities' air pollution performance.