US defense chief invited to visit China this year

2015-06-13 15:56:42

China's Vice Chairman of the Central Military Commission Fan Changlong has invited US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter for a visit to China this year as part of the efforts to promote bilateral military ties, a Chinese defense spokesman said Friday.

Six state firms checked in graft battle

2015-06-13 07:26:58

China's top anti-graft watchdog said that it had carried out inspections at six major state-owned enterprises in industries ranging from energy to construction.

Li stresses importance to increase efforts in response to climate change

2015-06-13 01:06:51

Premier Li Keqiang stresses importance to upgrade development level, raise quality, and increase efforts in response to climate change

Zhou Yongkang sentenced to life in prison

2015-06-11 18:10:05

Zhou Yongkang was sentenced to life imprisonment for accepting bribes, abusing power and deliberately disclosing state secrets.

China committed to addressing climate change

2015-06-12 11:23:11

China's contributions will include its targets and policy measures to reduce emissions and adapt to the impact of climate change in the post-2020 period.

MERS quarantine ends for 75 under observation

2015-06-12 07:30:55

All of the 75 people who had close contact with the first MERS patient in China were released from quarantine in Guangdong province by Wednesday midnight, the provincial Health and Family Planning Commission said on Thursday.

Deaths 'expose plight of left-behind children'

2015-06-12 08:57:55

Experts said on Thursday that a case in which four siblings died after being left without parental care amid China's urbanization drive again exposes the plight of such youngsters.

Rumors scarier than virus, says worker

2015-06-12 13:53:07

Infectious diseases are not scary but rumors are, according to a 25-year-old receptionist who was quarantined for 14 days at the hotel in Huizhou, Guangdong province, where the first MERS patient in China checked in.

Decision delayed on retrial of man executed 20 years ago

2015-06-12 07:31:26

A long-awaited ruling on the retrial of a man executed 20 years ago - his family says wrongfully - has been delayed again as the top court in Shandong province wrestles with the complexity of the case.

Pollution, tourism put coasts at risk

2015-06-12 07:31:26

Depleted fisheries and pollution have left Wu Ruiwei and his peers in South China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region needing to travel farther out to sea for fish and shrimp.

High sea level triggers erosion

2015-06-12 07:31:26

The sea level off the coast of Guangdong province reached the third-highest level on record last year, raising concerns about increased impact from typhoons, coastal erosion and salt tides.

14 win awards for protecting copyright

2015-06-12 07:31:26

Fourteen Chinese organizations, individuals and works, including Red Sorghum, a novel by Nobel literature laureate Mo Yan, won the World Intellectual Property Creativity Award on Thursday.