Govts move to cut burden of social security payments

2016-03-31 07:41:16

In response to the central government's call to reduce the burden on businesses, 12 provinces and municipalities have cut social security payment requirements for employers and employees.

Shanghai set for huge science role within three years

2016-03-31 07:40:36

China will make Shanghai a comprehensive science center within three years by implementing systematic innovation reform.

China caps amount of local govt debt

2016-03-30 22:53:33

China has put a ceiling on the amount of local government debt, according to the central budget for 2016 released by the Ministry of Finance (MOF) Wednesday.

China rolls out new policies to encourage innovation

2016-03-30 20:34:26

China's State Council on Wednesday announced a string of new policies to encourage innovation as the country seeks to foster new engines for growth.

Former senior provincial legislator in Hainan expelled from CPC

2016-03-30 13:18:47

Zhang Lifu, a former senior legislator in the southern island province of Hainan, has been expelled from the Communist Party of China (CPC) following an internal investigation.

Former vice governor of Hainan sentenced to 12 years for corruption

2016-03-30 13:18:31

Ji Wenlin, former vice governor of South China's Hainan province, was sentenced to 12 years in prison for corruption on Wednesday.

Nations unite to fight border crime

2016-03-30 08:19:59

The China-ASEAN law enforcement college, which will be housed within the Yunnan Police Officer Academy, will be funded by the Ministry of Public Security.

Li calls for focus on clean govt, growth

2016-03-29 08:11:34

Administrations at all levels are required to contribute to the building of the nation's clean governance system while maintaining the economy's growth momentum.

Group seeks to broaden ties with Muslim world

2016-03-29 02:10:59

The Islamic Association of China wants to serve as a think tank for Chinese businesses looking to expand into Muslim countries as part of the country's Belt and Road Initiative

Premier Li vows further efforts for clean governance

2016-03-28 23:11:59

The Chinese government will further transform its functions, improve accountability mechanisms and strengthen supervision over key sectors plagued by corruption, Premier Li Keqiang said Monday.

China's army to open more barracks to public

2016-03-28 13:20:06

China will require its armed forces to open more barracks to the public this year, the flagship newspaper of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) reported on Monday.

Academics increasingly joining govt

2016-03-28 09:03:42

Officials with an academic background are set to become a mainstay of political life in China, experts said after the central leadership appointed a senior economist as the head of Henan province over the weekend.