Rule to protect security 'on the way'

2015-01-22 07:48:26

A cyberspace rule aimed at maintaining State security and protecting the public interest will be introduced later this year, an official at China's Internet watchdog said on Wednesday.

'Unhealthy images' prompted re-editing of TV drama

2015-01-22 07:35:10

A senior official from China's television regulator said on Wednesday that "unhealthy images" are the reason a TV drama about the country's only known empress, Wu Zetian, was edited.

Victims' families of Shanghai stampede to be compensated

2015-01-22 02:40:45

Families of 36 victims of the New Year's Eve stampede in Shanghai will receive a compensation of 800,000 yuan ($131,147) each, local authorities said Wednesday.

China's regulator blames "unhealthy images" for re-edited TV show

2015-01-21 15:12:35

China's television regulator said "unhealthy images" are the reason a TV drama about the country's only known empress, Wu Zetian, was edited.

Shanghai govt releases report on stampede tragedy

2015-01-21 11:17:18

Shanghai government issues an investigative report on stampede tragedy that killed 36 and injured 49 during the New Year's celebration on the Bund.

Terror attacks take toll on economic growth

2015-01-21 08:10:59

The tourism industry, especially in southern Xinjiang, was hit hard in 2014 because the fear of random terrorist attacks made some people choose not to travel to Xinjiang-a popular tourist destination in China.

Macao casinos targeted in the fight against graft

2015-01-21 04:27:17

China will strengthen supervision of assets that corrupt officials transfer abroad illegally through gambling houses in Macao, the Ministry of Public Security said on Tuesday.

Chinese premier arrives in Switzerland for Davos forum, working visit

2015-01-20 21:35:17

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrived Tuesday to attend the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos and pay a working visit to Switzerland.

133 WeChat accounts shut down for distorting history

2015-01-20 17:13:37

A total of 133 accounts on instant message platform WeChat have been shut down for distorting Chinese history and the history of the Communist Party of China, the country's Cyberspace Administration said on Tuesday.

Drive against terrorism in Xinjiang shows result

2015-01-20 11:46:08

The strike-hard campaign aimed at preventing large-scale terrorist attacks from happening in Xinjiang and spreading outside to other parts of China has shown initial results.

Escaped stowaway caught by police in south China

2015-01-20 09:22:00

A man who escaped from police Sunday evening was apprehended in Pingxiang City in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region Monday, local authorities said.

Plan will ease curbs on joint-venture hospitals

2015-01-20 08:14:41

China will ease curbs on joint-venture hospitals as the State Council, China's cabinet, passed a plan on national medical and healthcare service system on Monday to upgrade and balance the country' long-complained medical service.