Twenty-four officials at State-run China State Construction Engineering Corp have been identified as "naked officials" - officials who live in China while their spouses or children live as permanent residents abroad, either by visa or citizenship.
State Councilor Yang Jiechi looks ahead to President Xi Jinping's landmark state visit to the US this month and his attendance at a series of UN gatherings as the global body marks its 70th anniversary.
A highflying stunt played out in blue skies as Changchun, Jilin province, kicked off its biannual aviation festival on Thursday. The festival is the largest sponsored since 2011 by PLA Air Force Aviation University and is open to the public.
A well-known Chinese micro-blogger whose online posts were criticized for tarnishing the reputation of the Red Cross Society of China was sentenced to five years in prison and fined 50,000 yuan ($7,840) on Thursday for operating gambling houses.
China's top 10 eco-cities have been unveiled and Zhuhai in Guangdong province, Xiamen in Fujian province and Sanya in Hainan province stood out to receive honors, according to the Report on the Development of China's Eco-Cities (2015).
Guo Meimei, 24, became notorious at home and abroad in mid-2011, when she claimed on social media that she was operating an organization under the auspices of the Red Cross and publicly flaunted her wealth and extravagant life style.