Gray-haired Shanghai expands old-age subsidies

2015-12-04 11:20:43

Shanghai, which has one of the most rapidly aging populations of any Chinese city, will expand its old-age subsidy next year to cover 2.7 million citizens above 65.

China to strengthen supervision over Internet news reproduction

2015-12-04 11:12:07

China will strengthen its supervision and law enforcement on news reproduction on the Internet, said an official of the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television (SARFT) on Thursday.

China urges sensible policing of disabled people

2015-12-04 10:44:55

China has urged its police forces to show restraint when investigating disabled people.

Polluters to compensate Chinese government

2015-12-04 10:44:38

China is planning to allow the government to claim compensation from polluting enterprises and individuals.

Former Chinese university admission official on trial for bribe-taking

2015-12-04 10:43:09

A former admissions official at a prestigious Chinese university confessed to taking a huge amount of bribes during trial on Thursday.

China investing heavily in Tibet education subsidy

2015-12-04 10:53:09

China has spent more than 8 billion yuan ($1.25 billion) subsidizing farmers' children in Tibet to attend boarding schools since introducing the policy three decades ago, the regional education department said Thursday.

China targets more efficient generic drugs production

2015-12-04 10:37:25

Chinese political advisors on Thursday suggested cutting red tape to encourage domestic development of generic drugs but also establishing tougher standards to assess their quality.

Tibetan political advisor hails Tibet's economic growth

2015-12-04 10:01:43

A Tibetan political advisor on Thursday hailed the economic achievement of China's Tibet Autonomous Region and the improved living standards of Tibetans.

Former Yunnan official sentenced for taking bribes

2015-12-03 14:57:33

Shen Peiping, former vice governor of Yunnan Province, was sentenced to 12 years in prison for accepting bribes worth around 16 million yuan (2.5 million U.S. dollars), a Beijing court announced Thursday a guilty verdict.

Courts accepting more cases after clearance quota removal

2015-12-03 11:07:26

Courts pursuing official targets for annual case closures were always disinclined to accept cases they had little chance of processing in the home stretch of each year. With the targets abolished and courts instead encouraged to pursue justice for justice's sake, the situation has changed.

Taiwan Democratic Self-Government League holds national conference

2015-12-03 11:02:08

The Taiwan Democratic Self-Government League, one of the eight non-communist parties in the Chinese mainland, held its fourth plenary session of the party's ninth central committee starting from Wednesday, pledging to promote peaceful reunification of the Chinese nation.

China busts more graft-busters

2015-12-03 10:55:50

A former anti-corruption official has been put under investigation for corruption, becoming the latest graft-buster to be busted.