Controversial official under probe

2015-03-16 07:34:18

A once-controversial leader of Southwest China's Yunnan province has become the latest target of the anti-graft campaign, the top discipline watchdog said on Sunday.

Nation ‘well-armed’ to keep growth on track

2015-03-16 04:52:22

Premier Li Keqiang will not allow the slowdown to continue from last year and derail the plan for increases in employment and incomes.

Xu dies of bladder cancer

2015-03-16 00:55:05

Xu Caihou, former vice chairman of China's Central Military Commission, died of bladder cancer on March 15.

Official suspended for watching pornography at work

2015-03-15 21:16:44

An official with Northwest China's Gansu province was suspended from his job after reporters discovered he watched pornographic videos at work, local authorities said Sunday.

China: Action to be taken if deadly bombing happens again

2015-03-14 21:36:58

No further deadly stray fire incidents should happen or the Chinese military will take "firm and decisive action" to protect the safety of its people, senior Chinese military leader Fan Changlong said.

Taking the fight to the terrorists

2015-03-14 10:10:34

China's lawmakers are putting the final touches on new, unprecedented legislation aimed at preventing attacks, identifying and apprehending suspects.

Beijing works for a green tomorrow

2015-03-14 08:17:57

The number of new energy vehicles in Beijing is expected to increase as favorable policies are put into place, such as free parking and discounted tolls, to encourage green transportation and reduce air pollution.

New bureau set to boost graft fight

2015-03-14 05:39:06

China's top prosecutor is to step up the fight against corruption among officials this year by setting up a super anti-graft bureau, according to a senior official.

Shanghai on a shoestring still a thrill, expats say

2015-03-13 13:00:28

Recruitment manager Tom Birch saw his transport bill drop to 10 yuan ($1.60) a month after he purchased a second-hand electric moped on a whim while painting the town red in Shanghai recently.

Golden oldies still shine in modern times

2015-03-13 13:00:28

Shanghai jewelry brand Lao Feng Xiang opened a 400-square-meter store on Fifth Avenue just before Christmas. Its neighbors now include Tiffany, Cartier and Bvlgari.

City's time-honored brands a dying breed

2015-03-13 13:00:28

Chunghwa is a brand of pencil that many generations of Chinese have used to practice writing Chinese characters for the first time. But when it is exported overseas, it is labeled differently so that it appears to be a non-Chinese brand.

Graft fight given a sharper focus

2015-03-13 09:38:17

National prosecuting departments will attach great importance to investigating corruption among government authorities and high-ranking officials in key positions.