Beijing to raise threshold for issuing air pollution 'red alerts'

2016-02-22 09:54:55

Beijing is to raise the thresholds for issuing its highest air pollution warnings, two months after smog triggered the city's first ever "red alerts".

New rules put flesh on the bones of a more equal system

2016-02-22 08:09:22

The feeling of triumph I felt when I received my Chinese green card in 2014 was one that I will never forget. Triumph is certainly the appropriate word, as Chinese permanent residents' permits are regarded as one of the most difficult to obtain in the world due to the high requirements involved.

Talent policies to help transform Shanghai

2016-02-22 08:09:22

To achieve its ambitions to become a global innovation and technology hub by 2030, Shanghai is going all-out to attract foreign talent to speed up its transformation.

Making it easier to live, work in China

2016-02-22 08:09:22

Editor's Note: Gao Xiang is director of policy and regulation for the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs, which is responsible for introducing overseas talent to China.

China looks to regulate city growth

2016-02-22 09:32:13

China released a guideline on urban planning on Sunday in a bid to tackle the problems associated with increasing urbanization and the explosion of city sizes.

China plans to differentiate cities and limit sprawl

2016-02-21 20:09:33

Chinese central authorities on Sunday issued guidelines on urban development, two months after leaders met for the Central Urban Work Conference.

Beijing eyes public-private partnerships for priority projects

2016-02-21 18:08:41

The Beijing government is going to encourage the private sector to get involved in public-private partnerships to fund key projects in transportation, the environment and industry, the city's bureau of finance said on Sunday.

China, Pakistan to facilitate pragmatic cooperation of OBOR

2016-02-21 13:45:23

Chinese and Pakistani officials and experts on the "One Belt and One Road" initiative gathered on Friday during a visit to China Railway 17 Bureau Group Co. to exchange views and investigate on the potentials for strategic cooperation under the strategy.

5 myths about China's missile deployment on Yongxing Island

2016-02-21 09:23:48

The South China Sea issue is back in the headlines again, this time thanks to the reports from Western media that China has deployed a missile system on Yongxing Island in the Xisha.

President Xi's media tour draws positive feedback

2016-02-21 08:21:35

President Xi Jinping's inspection tour to three leading news providers was lauded by reporters, experts and students majoring in journalism.

China to strengthen supervision of tourism market

2016-02-20 04:13:54

China's State Council, the cabinet, said Friday it will expedite establishment of a tourism supervision mechanism to address problems such as the infringement of tourists' rights.

China's Xi underscores CPC's leadership in news reporting

2016-02-20 03:34:47

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday ordered news media run by the Communist Party of China (CPC) and the Chinese government to strictly follow the Party's leadership and focus on "positive reporting."