China to quicken steps of prevention, control of water pollution

2015-08-31 10:52:34

A new report has been put under review by Chinese lawmakers connected to water pollution.

197 punished for spreading rumors about stock market, Tianjin blast

2015-08-31 08:27:42

A total of 197 people have been punished in a special campaign by Chinese police targeting online rumors about China's stock market, the recent fatal explosions in Tianjin or other key events.

Li: Government will boost 'positive factors'

2015-08-31 07:48:48

China will use more policy weapons to achieve its growth targets for the year, said Premier Li Keqiang at a closed-door meeting with a small group of key officials on Friday.

Fewer crimes to be subject to death penalty

2015-08-31 07:06:23

An amendment to the Criminal Law has been adopted removing the death penalty for nine crimes and limiting the ability of those convicted of corruption from continually seeking reduced sentences.

Road, subway restrictions listed online

2015-08-31 07:06:23

Some areas of Beijing, including several subway stations, will be restricted this week ahead of Thursday's big parade marking war victory.

All creatures great and small help keep V-Day parade safe

2015-08-28 08:58:46

Macaques, saker falcons and harriers are being trained to disperse birds at an air force station in Beijing to ensure 10 air echelons for the Sept 3 parade fly without the risk of bird strikes.

Ministry: No troops sent to border with DPRK

2015-08-28 07:07:11

"The reports ... are not in accordance with facts and are purely hype,” Defense Ministry spokesman Yang Yujun told media in Beijing.

Hong Kong recalls the darkest days of war

2015-08-28 07:41:51

Survivors of the Japanese occupation of Hong Kong have never forgotten the grim struggle for survival from 1941 to 1945.

Illegal banking emerges as the rich Satan

2015-08-28 09:31:26

Flirting with enormous sums of money in illicit transfers, illegal banking has evolved into a behemoth that can feed corruption, drug trafficking and terrorism.

China sacks work safety chief after graft probe

2015-08-27 09:53:30

Yang Dongliang, currently under corruption investigation, was dismissed from his post as director of the State Administration of Work Safety.

China considers amending laws to boost private schools

2015-08-27 09:54:55

Legislators on Wednesday deliberated amendments to laws on education to promote the development of private schools.

Sales of 'Xi Jinping: The Governance of China' top 5.2m

2015-08-27 09:57:00

The sales of the book "Xi Jinping: the Governance of China", have exceeded 5.2 million around the world, Zhou Mingwei, head of China Foreign Languages Publishing Administration, said Wednesday.