China, ASEAN set 2015 as goal for upgrading free trade agreement

2014-11-14 05:03:14

China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations members have set a goal to conclude the negotiations on upgrading the China-ASEAN Free Trade Area by the end of 2015.

Country pushes for code at South China Sea

2014-11-14 04:16:21

China will push for the implementation of a code of conduct for the South China Sea - a document that will lessen the risk of escalating tensions in the area-but experts said such an agreement faces obstacles.

China expects G20 summit to achieve results in 4 areas

2014-11-13 18:05:13

China expects the coming G20 summit to achieve results in economic growth, improving governance, reducing trade barriers and addressing global challenges.

'Running Naked Boy', now 6, crosses Lop Nur desert

2014-11-13 08:27:21

Six-year-old He Yide, the youngest person in the world to pilot a plane, is in the news again after traversing the dangerous Lop Nur desert with 13 other people.

New-generation rockets needed for space success

2014-11-13 08:20:13

China should develop a new-generation heavy-lift launch system that is even more powerful than the Long March 5, which is under development and will send the nation's manned space station in to orbit, industry insiders have urged.

Official stashed cash, gold at home

2014-11-13 07:53:51

A low-level official in Hebei province stashed 120 million yuan ($19.5 million) in cash at his house, according to anti-graft watchdog.

Nation's rapid Ebola response 'could prevent an outbreak'

2014-11-13 07:03:24

Many of the lessons China learned during the SARS outbreak in the early 2000s have subsequently been applied to the management of infectious diseases such as the ongoing Ebola outbreak.

China, US promise to reduce emissions

2014-11-13 06:10:00

China and the United States made an unprecedented joint pledge on Wednesday to cut greenhouse gas emissions, a historic step that is expected to drive more countries on board to negotiate a new agreement in Paris next year.

Road map for promoting the rule of law

2014-11-12 22:11:11

The Fourth Plenum of the 18th Communist Party of China Central Committee held Oct 20 to 23 in Beijing clarified a roadmap to "the socialist rule of law with Chinese characteristics".

Chinese legislature drops adding accepting gift money as crime

2014-11-12 21:12:27

China's top legislator ruled out the possibility of adding a widely discussed prohibition on government officials accepting "gift money" into the country's Criminal Law.

Cross-Strait affairs chiefs meet in Beijing

2014-11-12 21:09:38

Head of the State Council Taiwan Affairs Office, Zhang Zhijun, and Taiwan's mainland affairs chief, Wang Yu-chi, on Wednesday agreed to promote the peaceful development of cross-Strait relations.

Engine failure causes emergency landing of flight

2014-11-12 20:10:02

The emergency landing of a Beijing-bound passenger plane on Monday night was caused by mechanical engine failure, China Southern Airlines said Wednesday.