Interpretation stiffens penalties for hackers

2011-08-30 07:29:00

Hackers who broke into 20 or more computers will face jail terms of up to seven years.

Couples' tax issue creates dilemma

2011-08-30 08:08:56

To tax or not to tax is the question authorities must answer when deciding whether a partner in a couple must pay when adding his or her name to a property ownership certificate.

Govt leadership changes continue

2011-08-30 08:08:56

More regional leadership reshuffles may be expected as the Party gears up for the next congress.

22 trapped miners rescued

2011-08-30 08:39:34

Twenty-two of the trapped miners in a flooded mine in Northeast China's Heilongjiang province were rescued as of early Tuesday morning.

Train speeds drop in major overhaul

2011-08-29 07:56:51

The move marks the second national adjustments to slow train speeds to improve safety.

Rural students can feel a class apart

2011-08-29 07:57:40

Many students from comparatively poor families find it harder for them to qualify for top universities.

More cities limit housing purchase

2011-08-29 07:14:57

In a bid to cool down real estate speculation, officials are building a database, to be shared among 40 cities, where information about property ownership will be readily accessible.

Mooncakes tax triggers debate

2011-08-29 07:35:57

Wang, who works for an IT website in Beijing and has a monthly salary of 10,000 yuan, said that until he had read a news report he was unaware that the cakes were taxable.

Gifts for students from poor families

2011-08-29 08:19:01

For Mao Jinwen, a freshman at Peking University's school of government, his first day on campus was full of surprises.

Land law implementation to be checked

2011-08-28 08:27:24

China will send a team to find out how a law on land contract has been implemented to prevent farmers' land rights from being infringed.

Heavy rain hits E China

2011-08-28 08:11:09

Heavy rain battered several East China provinces Saturday, destroying homes and farmlands.

4 trapped alive after NE China mine flood

2011-08-28 08:10:37

Four of the 26 miners who were trapped for about 100 hours in a flooded pit in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province were confirmed alive.