Jiaolong sets off on historic mission
China's manned deep-diving submersible Jiaolong left Jiangyin in East China's Jiangsu province on board its mother ship Xiangyanghong 9 on Friday for a 5,000 meter dive in the Pacific Ocean between southeastern Hawaii and North America.
Sound Bite: How people see Hu's speech
Hu's speech has read the pulse of the people for culture, lifestyle and discipline.
Reform leading to better governance, scholars suggest
The top leader of the Communist Party of China (CPC), Hu Jintao, hailed China's social and economic achievements under the Party's leadership in a keynote address on Friday, yet trenchantly criticized the problems that may sour its governance.
'Stability essential to China's future'
President Hu Jintao made stability a cornerstone of future growth at Friday's grand gathering to mark the 90th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China (CPC).
Hu: CPC must serve the people
Alienation from the people poses the greatest risk to the Communist Party of China (CPC), while corruption will cost the Party the support of the people, Hu Jintao, general secretary of the CPC Central Committee, said on Friday.
CPC to adhere to Chinese road of socialism: Hu
The Communist Party of China (CPC) will adhere to and improve the socialist system with Chinese characteristics and further carry out reform and opening up, said Hu Jintao, general secretary of the CPC on Friday.
Grand gathering marks CPC's 90th birthday
A grand gathering marking the 90th anniversary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) will be held at the Great Hall of the People in downtown Beijing Friday morning.
Bullet train on fast track to success
High-speed trains linking Beijing and Shanghai made their passenger debut on Thursday, extending China's high-speed rail network to nearly 10,000 km.
Red Cross scandal to be investigated
A 20-year-old woman has recently hit the headlines for boasting online about her luxurious lifestyle and claiming she works for the Red Cross Society of China.
Qingdao bridge sets world record
The world's longest cross-sea bridge, spanning Jiaozhou Bay of Qingdao in East China's Shandong province, opened to traffic on Thursday.
New law knocks down forced demolitions
Coercive measures taken by the authorities will be restricted and citizens' rights better protected under a newly passed law.
China eases govt procurement rules
Three key rules on indigenous innovation for government procurement were scrapped on Friday.