New graft inspections kick off in state organs

2016-02-29 00:54:03

Graft-busters of the Communist Party of China (CPC) have descended on some Party agencies and state organs, kicking off a new round of anti-corruption inspections.

CPC to drill members in self-discipline, socialist values

2016-02-29 00:23:35

The Communist Party of China (CPC) has launched a year-long campaign to instill the values it wants in its 88 million members.

China cuts red tape on intermediary services for administrative approval

2016-02-28 21:40:17

The State Council, China's cabinet, has canceled the need to apply for intermediary services in 192 administrative procedures, in the latest move to cut red tape.

New laws speeding through under legislative relaxation

2016-02-28 15:43:08

China's first domestic violence law, to take effect on March 1, was adopted after two hearings, instead of the ordinary three, an example of the changing rhythm and style of the current legislature.

Govt office set up to protect juveniles

2016-02-28 12:56:20

The government has inaugurated a new office devoted to protecting minors, especially tens of millions of children "left behind" by their migrant worker parents.

China preparing to raise retirement age: report

2016-02-28 12:44:54

China will set a plan to raise the statutory retirement age in 2017 to relieve pressures from an aging population, an official researcher said.

China's legislature introduces oath-taking for new officials

2016-02-27 10:39:17

China's top legislature introduced oath-taking ceremony for new newly-appointed officials on Friday in accordance with a new regulation.

Draft law highlights peaceful use, sharing in deep seafloor exploration

2016-02-26 20:26:21

A draft law on deep seafloor resource exploration stresses that the activity should feature the principles of peaceful use, cooperation and sharing.

Chinese legislators deliberate seabed exploration, NPC agenda

2016-02-26 19:54:56

The Standing Committee of China's National People's Congress (NPC) convened its bimonthly session Wednesday, deliberating legislation on deep sea exploration and the agenda for the fourth annual session of the 12th NPC.

Top legislature's annual work acknowledged by lawmakers

2016-02-27 09:46:54

Members of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) and some NPC deputies on Thursday reviewed the draft report of the top legislature's work in 2015.

China invites journalists to cover big political meetings

2016-02-03 09:42:25

Journalists from China and abroad are being invited to cover two major Chinese political meetings next month.

China's national lawmakers total 2,943

2016-02-26 21:39:22

The total number of deputies to the National People's Congress (NPC) stood at 2,943 as the top legislature confirmed the election, resignation and dismissal of deputies on Friday.