12 govt agencies lag to release spending data

2011-07-28 07:33:46

At least 12 central government departments, including the anti-corruption authority, are nearly a month behind on reporting how much they spent in 2010.

Stricter control on loans to local govt

2011-07-27 22:59:56

China's banking regulator said it will step up monitoring of loans to local government financing platforms and the property market in the second half of the year.

New income law reduce tax rate

2011-07-27 22:17:23

The country's new individual income tax law features an increased monthly tax exemption threshold.

9th orbiter for navigation launched

2011-07-27 08:57:40

China successfully launched an orbiter into space at 5:44 am Beijing Time Wednesday, as a part of its indigenous satellite navigation.

Investigators meet at site of train crash

2011-07-27 07:25:07

Police released the names of 28 of the dead along with places of residence and identity card numbers.

China in top five of global ODI table

2011-07-27 07:20:53

China climbed up the world rankings to 5th-largest outbound direct investor last year and there is still huge potential for a higher placing.

Private hospitals offer 'twin' pills

2011-07-27 07:12:09

Some private hospitals in Guangdong province are providing medicines that stimulate ovulation to women who are trying to bypass the family planning policy by having multiple births.

Police bust huge human trafficking rings

2011-07-27 07:05:56

A total of 89 kidnapped infants were rescued and 369 suspects arrested in two major human trafficking cases this month.

Heavy rain ravages parts of China

2011-07-27 02:19:26

Thunderstorms have been battering southwest Chongqing Municipality -- damaging homes and farmland, cutting power supplies, and affecting approximately 275,000 people since July 21.

China launches 2-month train safety campaign

2011-07-26 11:02:06

China's rail minister has ordered a two-month safety check on railway operations and apologised for Saturday's deadly train crash that killed 39 people.
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Financial subsidies raised for orphans

2011-07-26 08:53:57

China's central government has allocated 2.5 billion yuan ($387.8 million) as basic living allowances for orphans this year.

Train crash death toll rises to 39

2011-07-26 07:07:02

The death toll from Saturday's Wenzhou train crash, in East China's Zhejiang province, rose to 39 on Monday.