National database opens to bring abducted children home

2015-09-21 13:30:57

Authorities have published photos and personal information of 284 children rescued from kidnappers online to help them find their birth parents.

New intercity railway lines to be added

2015-09-21 07:14:36

More than 20 intercity lines will be added to the railway map in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region in the next several decades, according to a report.

New rule to help lawyers assert rights

2015-09-21 06:54:28

Several national authorities jointly issued a rule on Sunday designed to ensure that lawyers are not impeded in their practices.

Foreign media welcome, Xi says

2015-09-19 06:24:39

China "will continue its attitude of openness toward foreign media", President Xi Jinping told visiting media mogul Rupert Murdoch on Friday.

'Red Notice' fugitive repatriated from US

2015-09-18 13:18:32

A Chinese corruption suspect at large for 14 years has been repatriated from the United States to China.

New audits of officials to eye data on environment

2015-09-18 07:40:36

Leading government officials will be audited on their performance on environmental protection based on an evaluation of natural resources records, a practice expected to expand nationwide by 2018.

Outgoing officials face scrutiny

2015-09-17 20:39:33

A pilot plan to audit outgoing leading officials' natural resources/assets accountability is to be launched, according to an official from the China National Audit Office (CNAO).

Chemical plant leak poisons 20 in central China

2015-09-18 13:26:06

A synthetic ammonia leak at a chemical plant in Central China's Henan province poisoned 20 residents in a nearby village on Friday morning.

Global economy worries prompt Fed to hold rates steady

2015-09-18 07:40:15

Federal Reserve keeps interest rates unchanged in a bow to worries about the global economy, market volatility and sluggish inflation.

Villagers angry at verdict on fatal fire

2015-09-18 07:15:44

Official investigation over a villager who was burned to death in his home during a government demolition attempt sparks anger and disbelief.

Fewer mothers pass HIV to babies

2015-09-18 07:42:12

HIV infection rates among infants born to HIV-positive women in China have dropped by more than 80 percent in the past decade due to effective intervention.

China 'open to' cybersecurity teamwork

2015-09-18 07:40:36

China has always firmly opposed and combated cyberattacks and commercial cyberespionage and is willing to work with the United States to increase mutual trust and cooperation in cyberspace.