38.7b yuan in State assets recovered in campaign

2015-07-30 07:57:12

Billions of yuan have been retrieved from corrupt officials since a sweeping anti-graft campaign began in late 2012.

Rules of parole, lower sentences for corrupt officials tightened

2015-07-30 07:56:33

Corrupt former minister-level officials who apply for parole or a reduced sentence must have their applications reviewed by the Supreme People's Court, China's top court said on Wednesday.

Rural schools report fewer "left-behind children"

2015-07-30 17:06:27

Rural Chinese schools had half a million fewer children of absent parents in 2014 than the year before, as many were reunited with their migrant worker families, Ministry of Education data indicated on Thursday.

Netizens question narrative of human trafficking victim turned model teacher

2015-07-30 15:30:01

Controversy has erupted online over a woman who was kidnapped 21 years ago and who is now being turned into “role model” by the authorities.

Buried utility lines to get update

2015-07-30 07:56:33

China will rebuild its underground utilities, including water and power supplies and heating systems, to expand urban carrying capacities and introduce more investment to boost growth.

Institute focuses on stopping encroaching sand

2015-07-30 07:56:33

A new global desertification control action plan focuses on creation of an institute that could develop best practices for ecological restoration and share those with developing countries struggling with encroaching sand.

Jing-Jin-Ji project gathers momentum as young people return

2015-07-30 07:27:38

More young people are starting to choose cities around Beijing as their base for work and living as the integrated development of the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region provides new opportunities.

Hotline and rules mulled for accidents, emergencies

2015-07-30 07:15:42

New rules and a hotline designed to tackle accidental encounters and emergencies in the South China Sea have been discussed by China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.

Eyes focus on the games as showgirls cover up

2015-07-30 07:07:00

Organizers of an annual games expo are hoping that attention this year will focus on the event itself, rather than the showgirls on view. Following a cover-up order imposed on models at China's premier auto show in April, organizers of the China Joy event have introduced strict and detailed regulations on models' costumes this year, ruling out nude appearances or revealing clothing.

China conficates 20 bln yuan in graft cases

2015-07-29 16:09:20

China's top anti-graft agency, the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI), has confiscated 20.1 billion yuan (about $3.2 billion) while investigating graft cases.

New law to boost NGOs

2015-07-29 11:23:06

Nation's top legislature reviews draft laying down regulations for foreign service groups

Govt seeks help in reducing soil loss

2015-07-29 11:22:21

China will encourage the public, businesses and non-governmental organizations to help prevent soil depletion, or desertification, and reclaim land that has been damaged.