Amended law signals wider legal reform

2015-03-17 08:19:57

The NPC votes to update the cornerstone of China's legal system to dispel confusion and prepare the way for more changes.

New law will boost Yangtze and safeguard waterways

2015-03-17 08:11:23

Legislators are considering ways to improve the shipping capacity of the Yangtze River following a major decline in the extent of the country's waterways.

Deputy: Scrap dam toll road charges

2015-03-17 08:02:44

Ships face long delays crossing from one side of the dam to the other using locks. There is no charge for using the locks, but the holdups can last several days.

New service caters to commuters

2015-03-17 07:49:38

China Express Airlines has launched a monthly ticket service that allows passengers to fly between Chongqing municipality and Wanzhou district as many times as they like within a month.

President Xi greets president of Harvard

2015-03-17 07:29:46

President Xi Jinping called for more people-to-people exchanges between China and the United States on Monday as he received visiting Harvard University President Drew Gilpin Faust for the second time in seven years.

Xi scopes out new China-US relationship

2015-03-17 06:36:48

Chinese President Xi Jinping meets with Catharine Drew Gilpin Faust, President of Harvard University, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Monday.

Ex-security chief 'had ties with top suspects'

2015-03-17 03:09:37

Former security chief Zhou Yongkang is suspected to have established close connections with other allegedly corrupt officials, according to a magazine website report.

Gunman makes off with watches worth 3 m yuan

2015-03-16 22:19:07

A masked gunman fired two shots then hijacked a taxi to make his escape with 11 watches from a Cartier store in Beijing’s Wangfujing Street at around 7pm on Monday.

Full Text: Report on the Work of the Government

2015-03-16 20:29:54

Following is the full text of the Report on the Work of the Government delivered by Premier Li Keqiang at the Third Session of the Twelfth National People's Congress on March 5, 2015 and adopted on March 15, 2015.

China's chunyun passengers up 3.5% to 2.81 b

2015-03-16 19:06:47

Chinese railways, roads, airlines and waterways carried a total of 2.81 billion passengers during the 40-day Spring Festival travel rush, known as "chunyun," which concluded on Sunday.

16 Chinese high schools qualify as Air Force training bases

2015-03-16 19:01:58

Sixteen high schools have been selected to be training bases for the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force. They will provide flight training to students.

Auto dealers linked to needless repairs

2015-03-16 07:40:56

Many auto dealers in China are exaggerating the problems of vehicles that come in for repair in order to make more profit.