Ex-leader's new book already a hot seller

2011-09-09 07:53:12

BEIJING - A new book by former Chinese premier Zhu Rongji went on sale at the country's bookstores on Thursday, welcomed by Chinese readers who hail the Zhu-style directness in the book.

Babies born abroad may trigger fines 

2011-09-09 07:19:10

Mainland couples who give birth to babies abroad to circumvent the family planning policy will be required to pay social maintenance fees.

China's billionaire group expands rapidly

2011-09-08 07:56:02

The number of US dollar billionaires in China shot up to 271 from 189 last year and 130 in 2009.

State Council demands oil spill probe

2011-09-08 08:08:00

The State Council called on Wednesday for a thorough investigation into a huge spill at a Bohai Bay oilfield run by US giant ConocoPhillips.

Firms urged to invest overseas

2011-09-08 07:56:50

A larger outflow of Chinese overseas direct investment could help the global economy regain growth momentum.

China supports Palestinian UN bid

2011-09-08 06:42:41

China "respects, understands and supports" Palestine's bid later this month, FM spokesperson said Wednesday.

Guidelines warn against hasty help

2011-09-08 07:37:59

A just-released guideline on how to help elderly people who have fallen down is not connected with a series of recent cases where people have gone unassisted, said a Ministry of Health official.

White paper sets course for peaceful growth

2011-09-07 06:56:48

A policy of peaceful development is at the core of China's vision of its future and previous practices.Full text Defense policy 'defensive' Comments(45)

Officials investigate for rail safety

2011-09-07 07:28:00

The Ministry of Railways said on Monday that more than one-third of its officials have been dispatched to its grassroots units to conduct a thorough investigation of rail safety.

China to increase forest coverage

2011-09-07 07:17:14

President Hu Jintao on Tuesday laid out plans that would see China increase its forest coverage by nearly 10 percent over the next decade.

FM: UN should take lead in Libya

2011-09-07 06:49:24

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Jiang Yu said that the United Nations should take the "leading role" in the rebuilding of war-torn Libya.

China's richest village building lavish skyscraper

2011-09-06 13:42:55

A construction worker looks at a golden bull weighing one ton with a worth of 300 million yuan ($46.9 million) in the hall of a skyscraper under construction in Hauxi village, the richest village of China, located in East China's Jiangsu province, Sept 5, 2011.