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 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.
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 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.
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.