Former vice governor of Guangdong under probe for graft

2016-04-25 17:14:07

Former vice governor of south China's Guangdong Province Liu Zhigeng is under investigation for allegedly accepting bribes, the Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) announced on Monday.

China's legislature mulls ratifying treaty to cut mercury

2016-04-25 17:05:06

An international treaty to reduce harmful mercury emissions was submitted to China's top legislature for approval on Monday.

China mulls new law to secure national defense transport

2016-04-25 15:06:58

Chinese lawmakers on Monday started to deliberate on a draft of a new law on national defense transport, covering the use of railways, waterways and air transport for defense purposes.

Xi highlights measures to tackle poverty during Anhui tour

2016-04-25 15:03:28

Insurance coverage and health benefits should be expanded to tackle poverty, said President Xi during his tour to Jinzhai county, Anhui province.

China mulls removing certain captive-bred animal populations from state protection list

2016-04-25 14:41:58

Some animal populations, bred under controlled conditions through mature techniques, could be removed from China's special state protection list and regulated differently from wild populations, according to newest revisions to the country's wild animal protection law.

Top legislature reviews environmental report

2016-04-25 13:25:29

A report on China's environmental protection record in 2015 was tabled to the top legislature for review on Monday, the first review under the new Environmental Protection Law.

Draft law on overseas NGOs likely to be put to vote

2016-04-25 11:35:20

A draft law to regulate overseas nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) in China was submitted for its third reading on Monday and is likely to be put to the vote.

Premier Li stresses food quality in Lushan county

2016-04-25 10:44:32

Premier Li Keqiang stressed the need to ensure food quality when he visited a store in a scenic spot in Lushan county, Southwest China's Sichuan province on April 24.

Premier Li stresses building solid schools and hospitals in Lushan

2016-04-25 10:38:01

Premier Li Keqiang stressed building schools that are solid enough to withstand any dangers and disasters when he visited a middle school in Lushan county in Southwest China's Sichuan province on April 24.

Premier Li praises unyielding spirits of Sichuan people

2016-04-25 10:25:12

Premier Li Keqiang praised the unyielding spirits, perseverance and endurance of Sichuan people, saying they are optimistic and positive when he visited Lushan county in Southwest China's Sichuan province on April 24.

Government line on religions wins support from faith leaders

2016-04-25 07:11:04

Religious leaders and scholars in China have voiced support for the government's stance on religions outlined by President Xi Jinping.

Li hails quake victims' spirit

2016-04-25 06:58:33

Premier Li Keqiang hailed the people of Lushan on Sunday for their "unbreakable spirit" after paying tribute to victims of the 2013 earthquake.