Time for square-dancing to face the music

2015-03-24 07:16:52

The phenomenon of Chinese square-dancing, which is known for generating widespread public complaints about loud music, will be regulated and choreographed by China's sports and culture authorities.

Premier Li reaffirms AIIB cooperative stance

2015-03-23 21:50:17

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Monday reaffirmed cooperation between the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and existing financial institutions.

China, S. Korea remain cautious

2015-03-23 07:40:23

Following a three-year hiatus, the Seventh Trilateral Foreign Minsters' Meeting, which included China, Japan and South Korea, was held on Saturday in Seoul.

New monitoring system will guarantee quality and safety

2015-03-23 07:35:04

A new system to monitor drinking water supplies from source to household tap is to be set up to guarantee safety amid growing public concern over deteriorating quality.

Company fined 3 million yuan for polluting desert

2015-03-23 07:32:43

A company in Gansu province that discharged waste water in the Tengger Desert has been shut down and fined 3 million yuan ($484,000), officials have revealed.

PLA to relax cellphone regulations

2015-03-23 07:24:35

The People's Liberation Army will loosen its tight controls on the use of cellphones by service members, the PLA General Staff Headquarters.

Ministry: Too much wateris being taken from rivers

2015-03-23 07:21:18

Water resources in a number of rivers in North and Northwest China are being overexploited, and total consumption across the country is already nearing the level forecast for 2020.

Mummified Buddha shown in Hungarian stolen from China: government

2015-03-23 03:11:11

Chinese relic experts have determined a 1,000-year-old Buddha statue containing a mummified monk, which is now in possession of a Dutch private collector, is a relic stolen from an east China village in 1995.

China's Belt, Road initiatives not geo-strategic tool: official

2015-03-21 20:31:30

China's Belt and Road initiatives will facilitate economic cooperation and will not act as a geo-strategic tool, a senior foreign affairs official said Saturday.

Expert says new model needed for China's new growth

2015-03-21 19:30:11

China is one of the greatest success stories of urbanization but now needs to transit to a new model of coordinated and consolidated development policies.

Chinese Korean War soldiers buried

2015-03-21 19:10:10

China held a ceremony Saturday to bury 68 soldiers killed in the 1950-1953 Korean War, whose remains were returned by the Republic of Korea.

China invests billions in Silk Road countries

2015-03-21 16:45:50

Singapore, Russia and Kazakhstan rank as the top three investment destinations as China accelerates the implementation of its Silk Road initiatives.