Fan urges combat readiness, patrols to tackle urgency

2016-07-20 15:50:29

Fan Changlong, vice-chairman of the Central Military Commission, called for strengthened combat readiness and well-organized naval and air patrols to "resolutely and properly tackle various emergencies" and safeguard border security.

China-US working together key to solving South China Sea issue

2016-07-20 13:26:31

The United States should play a constructive and positive role in the South China Sea issue, instead of picking sides or attempting to internationalize the maritime disputes between regional powers, said experts attending a Singapore-based seminar on South China Sea and regional cooperation on Monday.

China offers Philippines chance to discuss ruling, spokesman says

2016-07-20 12:49:34

Foreign Minister Wang Yi told his Philippine counterpart during the Asia-Europe Meeting Summit in Ulaanbaatar that China is willing to talk in an 'unofficial engagement'.

China plans bureau for immigration, report says

2016-07-20 07:47:07

China is planning to set up its first immigration office under the Ministry of Public Security before the end of the year.

Beijing won't recognize 'illegal' rulings, envoy says

2016-07-20 07:45:15

China will neither recognize nor implement the ruling in the arbitration unilaterally initiated by the Philippines on the South China Sea issue or in any similar arbitration cases, as they are illegal and not based on historical fact, a top Chinese diplomat said.

Ex-minister: Provocations prompted naval drill

2016-07-20 07:47:04

Ex-minister: Provocations prompted naval drill

Li says private investment needs boost

2016-07-20 01:41:15

Private and semi-public businesses are being encouraged to invest in the key projects to be launched during China's 13th Five-Year Plan period (2016-20), Premier Li said.

China prosecutors file 30 public interest lawsuits

2016-07-19 11:22:24

Chinese procuratorates had filed 30 public interest lawsuits to courts as of the end of June in a pilot reform, the Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) said Monday.

New CPC rule bolsters accountability

2016-07-18 09:41:32

The Communist Party of China on Sunday unveiled a full version of an accountability regulation that makes Party officials answerable for poor leadership.

Economy remains on track despite investment woes

2016-07-19 07:31:13

Several ministries and departments of the State Council, China's Cabinet, have responded to public concerns in the past week over the state of the economy and healthcare reform, among other issues.

A welcome move to bridge urban-rural education gap

2016-07-19 07:31:13

China plans to establish a balanced compulsory education system in county seats and villages by 2020, especially by raising rural teachers' salaries and reducing the size of classes, says a notification issued by the State Council, China's Cabinet, on July 11.

China's Air Force flags regular patrols in South China Sea

2016-07-18 20:06:22

The Chinese Air Force has confirmed it undertook a recent H-6K bombers patrol around Huangyan Island above the South China Sea, and said such regularized patrols would continue.