China respects and protects the religious belief freedom of people in Xinjiang, but will firmly curb religious extremism in line with the law.
The white paper states the development in Xinjiang marks the successful implementation of China's system of ethnic regional autonomy in the region.
Kuang Wanfang, an economic crime suspect, was repatriated to China on Thursday thanks to close cooperation between Chinese authorities and their US counterparts.
Chinese prosecutors investigated 877 people in the financial sector for bribery or abuse of power between January 2014 and June 2015, the Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) revealed on Wednesday.
Editor's note: Xi'an, where the ancient Silk Road originated, is shifting from a capital known for its history and culture to a multifaceted city seeking opportunities provided by China's Belt and Road Initiative. Shaanxi province, where Xi'an is located, is building more economic ties to the world, especially to central Asian countries. It will host the Euro-Asia Economic Forum from Thursday to Saturday. China Daily talked recently with Lou Qinjian, the governor of Shaanxi, to learn more about the province's strategy and goals.
The central government vowed to make stronger efforts to counter local bureaucratic inaction and resistance in helping the economy meet this year's growth targets and transition to a consumer-driven growth model.
Nation's manufacturing sector continues to be hampered by rising labor costs and overcapacity
China on Tuesday published the full text of a regulation on the united front work of the Communist Party of China (CPC) which took effect on May 18.
Premier Li Keqiang urged harsh punishment on Tuesday for those responsible for the deadly blast that left 165 people dead and eight others missing last month in Tianjin port.
Premier Li Keqiang on Tuesday told officials to accelerate the investigation of the blasts that occurred in north China's Tianjin last month.
China on Tuesday asked Australia to honor its promise of not taking sides on the South China Sea disputes.
Chinese disciplinary authorities are investigating Zhang Lebin, deputy director-general of the State Administration for Religious Affairs, for suspected "serious violation of discipline."