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.
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.
Beijing has become the second city to ease procedures for bringing highly qualified foreign talent, and experts said other cities nationwide will follow.
China will not relax its anti-graft effort this year, President Xi Jinping has declared, and the campaign will lead to the grassroots level.
China is gaining ground to overcome corruption, President Xi Jinping said at an anti-graft meeting on Tuesday, urging confidence in the campaign.
Four former US defense secretaries believe that China and the United States should increase military-to-military exchanges.
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.
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.
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.
China is willing to play a constructive role in the reconciliation process of Afghanistan, said Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei on Tuesday.
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.
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.