PLA Rocket Force quick off the mark with drills

2016-01-05 07:57:38

A series of drills has been held since the start of the new year to hone the combat readiness of the newly established People's Liberation Army Rocket Force, according to a report by China Central Television.

Thousands targeted in graft fight

2016-01-05 07:29:59

More than 29,000 people were subject to Party discipline and government regulations during the first 11 months of last year.

Syrian opposition leader to start 4-day Beijing visit

2016-01-05 07:18:57

A Syrian opposition leader will begin a four-day visit to China on Tuesday, in Beijing's latest effort to push forward talks between the Syrian government and opposition.

Improvements on way, Li tells shantytown

2016-01-05 07:17:40

Li Fanyu, 78, a resident of Xinghualing district in Taiyuan, never expected that she would meet China's premier in her humble home.

China condemns attack on Indian air force base

2016-01-04 19:37:03

China on Monday condemned an attack on an Indian air force base and called on India and Pakistan to continue to improve ties.

Premier Li encourages steel workers' 'stainless' spirit

2016-01-04 18:35:12

Premier Li Keqiang visited Taiyuan Iron and Steel Group Corp (TISCO) in Taiyuan, Shanxi province on Jan 4.

29,000 officials punished in CPC's 2015 frugality campaign

2016-01-04 13:25:16

The Communist Party of China (CPC)'s top anti-graft body on Monday said some 29,000 officials were reprimanded for violating austerity rules in the first 11 months of 2015, bringing the total number of those punished since late 2012 to more than 130,000.

'2nd aircraft carrier to have military focus'

2016-01-04 07:45:51

China's second aircraft carrier, which is now under construction, will focus on military operations rather than training and technological experiments, according to a senior military researcher.

Govt mulls making retirees pay health insurance

2016-01-04 07:39:38

China is studying the possibility of introducing medial insurance fees for retirees, a move that has split expert and public opinion.

Readers digest Xi's bookshelf

2016-01-04 07:33:44

From modern literature to history and international politics-President Xi Jinping may have inspired Chinese readers to turn a new leaf after his "reading list" went viral online over the weekend.

PLA 'needs to boost its readiness'

2016-01-04 07:00:12

The People's Liberation Army will need to make significant changes following a historic reshuffle of its branches, according to experts.

Hanoi protest over test flight rejected

2016-01-04 06:54:42

China has dismissed a protest by Vietnam after a Chinese civilian aircraft landed on one of the Nansha Islands, saying that the operation was carried out within Chinese sovereignty.