Third-party agency to manage research fund

2014-10-22 07:48:30

In a reform to be announced soon to curb academic corruption and encourage research innovation, the government will step back from managing the State research fund and hand over that power to a third-party agency.

Female students warned of online encounters

2014-10-22 04:22:02

Judges have called for female university students to enhance their security awareness as several young women were murdered or disappeared in recent months after they met Internet friends.

Li upbeat despite economic slowdown

2014-10-22 04:13:42

China's economic growth slowed in the third quarter to its weakest pace in five and a half years, but Premier Li Keqiang said on Tuesday structural improvements can be seen.

China's green violators to face toughest environment law

2014-10-21 10:32:56

China's environmental regulators are moving to clarify their new environmental protection laws, which will take effect at the start of next year.

Key talks on rule of law get underway

2014-10-21 07:50:08

Top Party officials began a landmark meeting on Monday focusing on the rule of law. They will deliberate on a draft decision covering "major issues concerning comprehensively advancing the rule of law", sources close to the meeting said.

Hebei to lower emissions during APEC conference

2014-10-21 07:35:58

Hebei province will halt a series of polluting projects and take other measures to improve air quality during the upcoming APEC conference.

Game on for a healthy sports industry

2014-10-21 04:02:26

China issued a national plan for the development of its fast-growing sports industry, encouraging more companies in the field to go public and attract foreign investment.

Economist: Property oversupply to be digested at most within 2 years

2014-10-21 03:49:27

China’s all-important property sector is expected to return to normal in two years, although many economists forecast the market will remain under downward pressure.

HK court orders end to Mong Kok protest

2014-10-21 03:33:26

Hong Kong's High Court in ordered protesters to clear roads at an illegal assembly site in Mong Kok - the demonstrators' only remaining protest site in Kowloon.

Step up the battle against HIV/AIDS, urges first lady

2014-10-21 03:19:47

Efforts must be promoted in caring for those with the disease, in fighting discrimination, in giving patients access to medical care and in ensuring social justice, first lady Peng Liyuan said.

Martyrs Memorial

2014-10-20 21:41:17

This photo taken on Oct 20 shows the monument of ten martyrs who died after being buried in a sudden landslide, while cleaning mudslideson Layue Mountain along 318 State Highway, or the South Line of Sichuan-Tibet Highway, on Aug 29, 1967. The then central government branded the soldiers "ten heroes along Sichuan-Tibet Highway" on Feb 20, 1969. The ten soldiers were from a transportation regiment to transport military material to Tibet.

Smog affects tours to China

2014-10-20 21:27:51

Smog has badly affected China's inbound tourism, according to the latest report released Monday by China Tourism Research Institute.