Belt and Road not geopolitical tool, says spokesperson

2015-12-29 20:51:44

China's "Belt and Road" is an open and inclusive initiative for regional cooperation and not a geopolitical tool, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said on Tuesday.

China to build large hydropower projects in rural areas

2015-12-29 20:31:55

China will add 6 million kilowatts of installed capacity of hydropower in rural areas during the 13th Five Year Plan period (2016-2020), a government official said on Tuesday.

Drop hypocritical criticism of China's anti-terror law

2015-12-29 13:38:20

It's hypocritical to criticise China's requirements for technical support from companies in fighting terrorism, as stipulated in China's counter-terrorism law.

Former Ningxia official expelled from CPC, office

2015-12-29 10:02:23

Former Vice Chairman of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region Bai Xueshan has been expelled from office and the Communist Party of China (CPC) for "severe disciplinary violations."

China to deal with five urban malaises

2015-12-29 09:55:34

Since the opening-up and reform policy was introduced in the late 1970s, China has witnessed urbanization on a massive scale as more than half the population now lives in cities compared with only 18 percent in 1978. The increasingly crowded and sprawling cities have been plagued by problems such as pollution, traffic, and rocketing housing price, deeming its urbanization plan as non-sustainable.

Billions in public funds recovered

2015-12-29 07:41:15

The top spending watchdog has recovered more than 380 billion yuan ($58.6 billion) of public money in the first 11 months of this year, as the country steps up efforts to root out corruption and curb irregularities in public spending.

Hectic year of trips brought acclaim and growing influence to country

2015-12-29 07:30:26

President Xi Jinping spent 42 days conducting eight trips abroad this year, as China's enhanced global role gets ever-increasing recognition.

Rap cartoon recaps China's reforms

2015-12-28 17:30:33

China's state broadcaster has produced an animated rap video about the country's reforms, days before the two-year anniversary of the founding of the central leading group for comprehensive reform.

Official from top legislature expelled from office, Party

2015-12-28 17:27:02

An official in China's top legislative body has been expelled from office and the Communist Party of China (CPC) for disciplinary violations.

Highlights of China's newly adopted counter-terrorism law

2015-12-28 17:12:02

China's top legislature on Sunday adopted the country's first counter-terrorism law in the latest attempt to address terrorism at home and help maintain world security.

Internet firms to aid anti-terrorism mission

2015-12-28 08:19:46

Internet providers and telecoms operators are now required by law to assist authorities in investigating and preventing potential terror attacks in China.

Special tanks help fight urban and forest fires

2015-12-28 08:23:32

China's largest land arms producer, China North Industries Group Corp, has developed a series of firefighting tanks that can be used in urban areas and to control forest blazes.