Legislators approve China's first law against domestic violence

2015-12-27 16:23:09

Chinese top legislature on Sunday adopted the country's first bill against domestic violence in a landmark move to bring traditionally silent abuse victims under legal protection.

Annual session of top political advisory body proposed for March

2015-12-27 14:29:42

The chairmen's meeting of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), China's top political advisory body, has proposed convening an annual session of the CPPCC National Committee in Beijing on March 3 next year.

President Xi stresses importance of military newspaper

2015-12-27 07:05:19

Chinese President highlighted the role of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Daily, and called on the paper to play a leading role in strengthening the military and innovate in journalistic practice.

China mulls first amendment to wildlife law in 26 years

2015-12-26 20:34:27

China's top legislature is deliberating an amendment to the Wildlife Law, the first since it came into force in 1989.

China welcomes meeting between Pakistani, Indian PMs

2015-12-26 16:17:03

China on Saturday welcomed the meeting between Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi.

SPP has separate office for prosecuting juvenile suspects

2015-12-26 14:14:08

The Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) has a separate office for juvenile cases.

New class of fighter pilots ready for carrier

2015-12-26 07:56:55

A group of J-15 fighter jet pilots completed their training on Thursday as China molds its carrier force into one that provides tactical and support capacities. PLA Daily reported on Friday that the training programs included wave-off practice and arrested landings.

Former official pleads guilty to bribery

2015-12-26 07:58:23

Wan Qingliang, former Party chief of Guangzhou, capital of Guangdong province, cried and pleaded guilty to charges of accepting bribes and neglect of duty on Friday.

Nation to contribute more to UN budgets

2015-12-25 08:01:09

China's growing clout in international affairs has seen it rise to become the third-largest contributor to the United Nations regular budget, according to a senior Chinese official to the global body.

Chinese legislators urge deepened reform on public hospitals

2015-12-25 21:40:52

Chinese legislators on Friday called for improvements to the nation's 13,000 public hospitals, focus of an overhaul of the national health system that began in 2009.

Chinese lawmakers demand better care for elderly

2015-12-25 21:15:28

Chinese lawmakers on Friday called on authorities to allow more social investment in care for the elderly.

China redesignates another Tibetan county as city

2015-12-25 21:10:27

The Tibetan-Qiang Autonomous Prefecture of Aba, Sichuan Province, announced Friday that Barkam County, the prefecture's seat, would be reclassified as a city.