Beijing considers easing hukou rules

2011-06-22 09:02:18

Officials will explore additional ways for talented people from outside the capital to acquire the city's hukou (permanent residency permit).

Officials under fire in villa scandal

2011-06-22 07:55:50

Tangxia township government officials in the city of Dongguan, Guangdong province, have recently come under heavy criticism after local media exposed the luxury villa homes they have built in recent years.

Party schools find new way of teaching

2011-06-22 07:53:26

China's schools for Party officials, once perceived as places for spoon-fed theory and building personal networks, are reinventing their teaching methods.

Discharge eases pressure on full reservoir

2011-06-22 07:27:38

Water was discharged from Xin'an River Reservoir in West Zhejiang on Tuesday morning in a bid to release pressure on the dam that had been holding back the swollen waters of Qiantang River.

'Red books' draw public enthusiasm

2011-06-22 07:17:15

Guo Yao picked up the Constitution of the Communist Party of China from a pile of books in the Beijing Books Building, one of the capital city's largest bookstores, on Tuesday.

China: All sides in Libya 'must be engaged'

2011-06-22 07:00:29

China is ready to seek direct engagement with all sides in Libya to help resolve the crisis in the North African country through political means, FM spokesman said on Tuesday.

Rare earths output ratio to decrease

2011-06-22 06:52:15

Rare earths production in China will fall sharply from the current 95 percent to 60 percent within two years.

Reservoir, full to brim, lets flood water go

2011-06-21 11:47:17

Authorities on Tuesday ordered the operators of major reservoir at risk of overflowing, amid torrential rains in East China, to start discharging water from it.

Five suspected over data leaks

2011-06-21 07:45:41

A Beijing procurator confirmed on Monday that five people are under judicial investigation for leaking key economic data before its official release.

5.2-magnitude quake hits Yunnan

2011-06-21 07:20:53

A 5.2-magnitude earthquake hit Tengchong County near the city of Baoshan in Southwest China's Yunnan Province at 6:16 pm Monday.

China, Ukraine forge new partnership

2011-06-21 07:09:43

President Hu is the first Chinese head of state to visit Ukraine in the past decade.

Full pension coverage before 2013

2011-06-20 21:44:38

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has vowed to accelerate the implementation of two trial pension programs for urban and rural residents.