8 examples of disciplinary violations

2016-01-13 08:22:39

Editor's note: Last year, China intensified its clampdown on corruption and increased investigations aimed at violations of the eight-point austerity rules of the Communist Party of China. New phrases by the anti-corruption authorities have sprung up. Following are corruption charges brought by anti-graft bodies, examples of officials being held for investigation on the charges and comments by experts.

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 said 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 this year, President Xi Jinping has declared, and the campaign will lead to the grassroots level.

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.

Ex-Pentagon chiefs see China common ground

2016-01-12 12:27:31

Four former US defense secretaries believe that China and the United States should increase military-to-military exchanges.

Xi reshuffles military headquarters

2016-01-12 08:11:39

China has reshuffled its top armed forces agency, the Central Military Commission, as President Xi Jinping accelerates the massive, multilevel reform of the People's Liberation Army.

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

Beijing is determined to protect its territory, the Foreign Ministry said as Japan warned it would send naval patrols demanding Chinese naval 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.