110-year-old Beijing Zoo may partially relocate: Urban planner

2016-03-10 12:42:32

Parts of the Beijing Zoo may be relocated to improve the living conditions of the animals, an official says on the sidelines of the legislative sessions.

Bidding to start on new polar research ship construction

2016-03-10 11:02:55

Bidding for construction of China's second polar research ship will start by the end of April and the vessel will boast stronger icebreaking capabilities.

Experts confident in growth objective

2016-03-10 08:07:32

China is confident it will achieve its 6.5-to-7 percent annual growth objective because its economic fundamentals are sound and supply-side reform is well-planned, China's top think tank researchers said.

Menstrual blood cells needed

2016-03-10 08:07:57

A hospital in Zhejiang province is looking for 100 volunteers to donate menstrual blood to a research team studying stem cells, its lead researcher said.

PLA Navy buoyed by 3 new landing ships and wave of upgrades

2016-03-10 08:07:57

The People's Liberation Army Navy has commissioned three new landing ships with designs it said will improve amphibious capabilities.

Manufacturing hub seeks ways to maintain growth

2016-03-10 08:07:32

Wuxi, a city in Jiangsu province that has thrived on traditional manufacturing industries for decades, is looking to upgrade its industrial structure for more sustainable growth, said the city's top leader.

Hope continues for positive development in cross-Straits ties

2016-03-10 08:07:32

Cross-Straits relations may be affected after the island's new leader takes office in May, Li Yihu, head of Peking University's Taiwan Institute and a deputy to the National People's Congress, said on Wednesday.

Cross-Straits rail still on the table

2016-03-10 08:07:32

The response from Taiwan will be a key factor in the implementation of infrastructure projects across the Taiwan Straits proposed in the 13th Five-Year Plan (2016-20), a top cross-Straits negotiator has said.

Great strides made in poverty alleviation

2016-03-10 08:07:32

While China's economy has experienced eye-catching growth during the last few decades, one of the most notable achievements has been the alleviation of poverty in the country.

Elderly to get more help with medical expenses

2016-03-10 07:56:51

A basic medical insurance system has been established in China, which has covered more than 95 percent of all Chinese people in both urban and rural areas. Subscribers, their employers and government investment all contribute to the insurance fund.

New law aims to give charity a lift

2016-03-10 07:19:07

Lawmakers are debating new legislation to encourage the development of the charitable sector and repair a tarnished image.

Graft fight to continue, top lawmaker informs deputies

2016-03-10 07:18:43

Lawmakers will continue to push forward anti-corruption and related legislation this year, top legislator Zhang Dejiang said on Wednesday.