China announces over $6 m humanitarian aid to Syria

2015-12-24 22:14:16

China will provide 40 million yuan (6.18 million US dollars) in humanitarian assistance to Syria, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Thursday.

Chinese legislators call for efforts to control local govt debt

2015-12-24 22:11:11

Chinese legislators on Thursday urged intensified efforts to keep local government debt under control, warning against potential default in the future.

Proposals from national legislators fully addressed

2015-12-24 20:56:06

Proposals raised by deputies of the National People's Congress (NPC) at the annual parliamentary session in March have been handled well, said the NPC Standing Committee Thursday.

Discipline watchdog solicits tip-offs ahead of holidays

2015-12-24 18:45:45

China's top anti-corruption authority Thursday opened a new channel on its official website for tips related to lavish year-end behavior.

Paris deal took teamwork

2015-12-24 07:53:44

Top climate negotiators from China and the United States highlighted bilateral climate cooperation less than two weeks after more than 190 countries agreed on a landmark global agreement in Paris to combat climate change.

China takes on mediation role

2015-12-24 07:53:10

Syria's foreign minister started a four-day visit to China on Wednesday, amid a fresh round of efforts by China to play a more active role in the Syrian-conflict issue.

Firms' direct financing channels to expand

2015-12-24 07:53:10

The State Council, China's Cabinet, vowed on Wednesday to facilitate greater direct financing for companies from the capital markets and to further improve the efficiency of the financial industry to support the economy.

HK, Macao play key roles, Li says

2015-12-24 07:53:10

Hong Kong's role and needs will continue to be "fully considered" when the central government fashions strategies and makes plans, Premier Li Keqiang told Leung Chun-ying, chief executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

Anti-terror draft has 'no backdoors'

2015-12-24 07:53:10

China's anti-terrorism legislation will not hurt lawful business and will not leave "backdoors" for Internet hacking, the Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday, rebuking the United States for its concerns.

China vows more support for rural industry

2015-12-24 08:13:38

China will deepen structural reform of rural industries and upgrade the integrative development of agricultural, industrial and service sectors in rural regions.

China warns officials against extravagance ahead of major festivals

2015-12-24 08:13:38

China's Communist Party and government officials have been warned against using public funds on parties, banquets, travels and gifts during the upcoming New Year and Spring Festival celebrations.

Legislators stress charity transparency in draft law

2015-12-24 08:13:38

Lawmakers of China's top legislature have stressed transparency as the underlying factor for the vitality and credibility of charities, urging better legislation.