Chinese prosecutors probe former assistant foreign minister

2016-05-31 14:01:12

Former assistant foreign minister Zhang Kunsheng has been put under investigation for graft, the Supreme People's Procuratorate said in a statement on Tuesday.

Ministries address wide range of issues

2016-05-31 08:21:51

Departments and ministries have responded to a wide range of public concerns during the past week by implementing an e-commerce tax policy, introducing more social insurance pilot programs, making it possible to use municipal transit cards in different cities, and commenting about the employment pressure facing new graduates.

China says not interested in any form of 'Cold War'

2016-05-31 06:16:41

China on Monday expressed disinterest in any form of cold war and firmly opposed anything that might threaten or harm the country's sovereignty and security.

President Xi encourages free, bold scientific exploration

2016-05-31 06:16:22

Chinese President Xi Jinping, speaking at a science event on Monday, promised to respect the creativity of scientists and support free and bold scientific exploration.

Premier Li vows more freedom, support for science, technology

2016-05-31 06:16:11

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has promised more freedom and financial support for the science and technology (S&T) sector as China seeks to boost development through innovation and establish itself as a world leader in this regard.

Chinese, Togolese presidents agree to upgrade cooperation

2016-05-31 01:34:56

Chinese President Xi Jinping and visiting Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe agreed in their talks on Monday to promote bilateral ties to a new level through enhanced cooperation in various fields.

Top Chinese legislator meets US lawmakers

2016-05-31 00:17:55

Top legislator Zhang Dejiang met with a delegation of US lawmakers led by Republican Senator from Montana Steve Daines on Monday.

Xi sets targets for China's science, technology progress

2016-05-30 21:23:29

Chinese President Xi Jinping set a target for China to become a leading power in science and technology (S&T) by the middle of this century while addressing a major conference on Monday.

Palestinian issue should not be neglected, ministry says

2016-05-30 19:17:06

The Palestinian issue should neither be neglected nor forgotten, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said, adding that China hopes an upcoming foreign ministers' meeting in Paris will re-focus the attention of the international community on the issue.

G20 influence cannot be replaced, ministry says

2016-05-30 19:14:47

The G20's representativeness and influence cannot be replaced by any mechanism, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said at a regular press briefing on Monday.

Vice Jiangsu governor probed for graft

2016-05-30 17:08:10

Li Yunfeng, a vice governor of east China's Jiangsu Province, is under investigation for violating Communist Party of China (CPC) codes of conduct, the CPC's Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI) announced on Monday.

Construction of new airport takes off in Chengdu

2016-05-30 10:10:18

Construction of Chengdu Tianfu International Airport, a new airport in Chengdu, began on Friday in Lujia township, 50 kilometers southeast of downtown Chengdu.