China's wealthiest also have political power

2015-03-03 12:08:15

Half of China's top 10 wealthiest people are deputies to the country's top legislature and are members of China's top political advisory body.

Number of pilots rises, but more
are needed

2015-03-03 08:45:22

China has seen a rapid increase in the number of commercial pilots, but the shortage of aviators in the general aviation sector still exists, industry insiders said.

Police in the capital break big gun case

2015-03-03 07:54:25

After receiving a tip from a navy officer, police in Beijing's Yanqing county detained five suspects and seized more than 20 guns before Spring Festival, Xinhua News Agency reported.

Circuit court begins hearing first appeals

2015-03-03 07:54:25

The First Circuit Court of the Supreme People's Court heard its first dispute on Monday in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, a move designed to ease the burden on the country's top court.

China's tough new law hits 350 polluters

2015-03-03 07:38:23

The revised environmental protection law has shown its teeth in its first two months, with more than 350 polluters receiving severe punishments.

Legislative, advisory assemblies clean house

2015-03-02 08:05:34

31 newly elected deputies to the NPC and 13 new CPPCC deputies will fill vacancies before the annual two sessions begin on Tuesday and Thursday.

Reserves expanded to protect panda's habitats

2015-03-02 07:48:11

China will continue its efforts to protect giant pandas by expanding nature reserves and forbidding all kinds of construction and development in their habitats and surrounding areas.

Sport chiefs to press ahead with soccer reforms

2015-03-02 07:37:46

The top sport body has vowed to push forward reforms of the way soccer is run while promoting mass participation in the game as the country aims to become a major participant on the world stage.

Death toll rises to 9 in Shenzhen airport car accident

2015-03-02 05:29:32

A car accident at Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport in south China's Guangdong Province has left nine people dead as of 11 p.m., local police said on Sunday.

Xi’s travel expected to reinforce his vision

2015-03-02 05:25:45

Speculation is increasing about what destination President Xi Jinping will choose for his first overseas visit of the year.

Controversial smog documentary wins praise from minister

2015-03-01 22:06:22

A former celebrity TV presenter China Central Television has released a self-funded documentary about smog, inspired by her sick daughter.

5.5-magnitude quake hits China's Yunnan

2015-03-01 18:44:46

5.5-magnitude quake hit Southwest China's Yunnan province, according to China Earthquake Network Center.