Xinjiang's Horgos opens new customs office

2016-08-19 16:51:45

The Horgos International Border Cooperation Center on the China-Kazakhstan border, in Northwest China's Xinjiang Autonomous Region, officially opened its customs office on Thursday. The office has been in preparation since 2007.

Lawmaker gets five years in prison for illegal renovations

2016-08-19 15:20:44

A former lawmaker was sentenced to five years in prison by a local court in Beijing Friday after he was found guilty of negligently causing a serious incident for having excavated a basement that caved in and caused the road and surrounding buildings to collapse.

Local officials investigated for corruption

2016-08-19 14:05:14

Two officials from Jiangsu and Guangdong provinces are being investigated for criminal charges of bribe-taking and embezzlement, China's Supreme People's Procuratorate said Friday.

China's top economic planner approves highway project

2016-08-19 12:21:03

China's top economic planning body said on Friday that it had given approval for an expressway in Northwest China's Gansu province, which will improve public transportation infrastructure.

China official stresses crackdown on economic crimes

2016-08-19 10:27:53

A senior official of the Communist Party of China (CPC) has urged police to keep a firm hand on economic crimes, with a focus on supervision and risk prevention.

Chinese leaders attend opening of minority art festival

2016-08-19 10:27:40

President Xi Jinping and other senior Chinese leaders watched an opening gala of the Fifth Minorities Art Festival Thursday evening in Beijing.

Former president of hospital in Yunnan stands trial for corruption

2016-08-19 07:55:42

A former president of a prominent hospital in Yunnan province stood trial on Thursday, accused of accepting 116 million yuan ($17.5 million) of bribes in property and $80,000 in cash.

Former Chinese hospital head stands trial in huge bribe scandal

2016-08-18 20:02:55

The former head of a hospital in Southwest China's Yunnan province stood trial on Thursday, accused of accepting 116 million yuan ($17.5 million) of bribes in property and 80,000 dollars in cash.

Chinese city bans Party members from private clubs

2016-08-18 19:08:59

The eastern Chinese city of Nanchang has banned members of the Communist Party of China from going to private clubs as part of an anti-corruption campaign.

Grieving parents to get care, spiritual comfort

2016-08-18 07:56:44

Government will assign liaisons to help families whose only child has died or become disabled

Increasingly elusive underground banking targeted

2016-08-18 07:56:44

Chinese police have busted underground banks that handled 200 billion yuan ($30.2 billion) in illegal money transfers this year, the Ministry of Public Security said on Wednesday.

Beijing garrison gets a new commander

2016-08-18 07:56:44

The former commander of the People's Liberation Army's 12th Group Army has become chief of the Beijing Military Garrison, according to local media.