Former Guangdong vice governor expelled from CPC

2016-04-18 11:04:12

Liu Zhigeng, former vice governor of Southern China's Guangdong province, has been expelled from the Communist Party of China (CPC) for multiple offenses including graft, frequenting high-end clubs and "practicing superstitious activities."

China clarifies criteria for capital punishment in graft cases

2016-04-18 10:54:25

The maximum penalty for convicts found guilty of embezzling or accepting bribes of 3 million yuan (about 460,000 U.S. dollars) or more in an "extremely serious case" with "extremely vile impact" will be the death penalty, according to a new judicial explanation issued on Monday.

State Council fosters city cluster around Chengdu and Chongqing

2016-04-18 07:50:20

The central government's decision to foster a city cluster based around Chengdu and Chongqing, the two largest business cities in Southwest China, is expected to create a new growth engine for the country's sputtering economy, analysts have said.

Debt concerns plague housing market, SOEs, technocrat says

2016-04-18 07:50:20

Beware the asset price bubbles in China's first-tier cities, especially those driven by credit.

National emissions trading rollout tricky, caution analysts

2016-04-18 07:50:20

China's enhanced efforts to curb pollution through market mechanisms could risk failure without appropriate emission permit allocation and market liquidity, according to analysts.

Shanghai solar energy project wins nation's first NDB loan

2016-04-18 07:49:20

A rooftop solar power project in Shanghai has become the first recipient in China of a loan from the New Development Bank, formerly known as BRICS Bank.

China bans reality shows featuring celebrity offspring

2016-04-17 13:52:13

Reality shows with celebrity kids are no longer allowed to be produced and broadcast on TV, according to a circular.

China mulls lifting ban on online lottery sales this year

2016-04-17 13:35:51

Want to try your luck online? It seems that lady luck could soon be smiling as the government mulls lifting the ban on online lottery sales.

Senior Hebei official under probe

2016-04-17 08:51:01

Zhang Yue, a standing committee member of the Communist Party of China (CPC) committee of north China's Hebei Province, is under investigation for suspected severe disciplinary violations, the anti-graft authority said Saturday.

China unveils plans to help laid-off steel, coal workers

2016-04-17 01:58:58

China's ministries on Saturday unveiled general plans to help people laid off from the steel and coal industries, which are in the midst of overcapacity cut.

China sets major tasks for reform in 2016

2016-04-16 23:50:34

China's top economic planner has listed major tasks in propelling economic reforms this year, including reforms of state-owned enterprises (SOE), market supervision, investment, urbanization, opening up and innovation.

Foreign ministers of China, Armenia meet on cooperation

2016-04-16 23:50:34

The two ministers exchanged views on promoting China-Armenia relations, enhancing high-level exchange, jointly building the Silk Road Economic Belt, carrying out cooperation on industry capacity as well as international and regional affairs.