Ex-official gets 15-year sentence

2016-01-13 08:22:39

China's former vice-minister of public security, Li Dongsheng, was jailed for 15 years for accepting bribes, a court announced on Tuesday.

Govt braces for slowdown

2016-01-13 08:22:39

Government officials and economists are preparing for a further slowdown of economic growth this year, as more challenges are expected to arise with the deepened restructuring reforms.

Capital aims to woo more top-level foreign workers

2016-01-13 07:59:27

Beijing has become the second city to ease procedures for bringing highly qualified foreign talent, and experts say other cities nationwide will follow.

Graft fight will reach to grass roots in 2016 - President

2016-01-13 07:32:50

China will not relax its anti-graft effort, says President Xi Jinping, and the campaign will target grassroots level after rooting out senior figures.

Xi urges confidence in overcoming corruption

2016-01-13 00:59:45

China is gaining ground to overcome corruption, President Xi Jinping said at an anti-graft meeting on Tuesday, urging confidence in the campaign.

China overcoming corruption, confidence urged: Xi

2016-01-12 22:01:03

President Xi Jinping has stressed that the country is gaining ground to overcome corruption, assuring the entire Communist Party of China (CPC) of the impact and future of the campaign.

New UN framework will help China tackle poverty

2016-01-12 20:57:42

A new UN development assistance framework will help China tackle three national development priorities including reducing poverty in the population of 70 million people over the next five years.

Beijing to play role in Afghan settlement

2016-01-12 19:58:15

China is willing to play a constructive role in the reconciliation process of Afghanistan, said Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei on Tuesday.

China firm on protecting territory as Japan ramps up tension

2016-01-12 19:22:33

China says it will protect its territory as Japan warns it will send patrols demanding Chinese vessels leave waters near the Diaoyu Islands.

Health insurance policies for rural, urban residents merged

2016-01-12 14:39:22

The insurance programs for China's rural residents and urban unemployed have been merged into a rural/urban residents' basic health insurance policy to improve equity and the efficiency of the system, said a notice issued by China's cabinet, or State Council, on Tuesday.

China's military newspaper highlights Party rule

2016-01-12 14:17:03

The military must follow the absolute leadership of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and be "politically minded," a PLA Daily commentary said on Tuesday.

New surveillance vessel poised for Coast Guard duties

2016-01-12 08:11:39

China has built a second large maritime surveillance ship, which has featured in photographs published by Chinese military enthusiasts.