Vietnam plans live-fire drill

2011-06-11 07:45:49

Vietnam announced a live ammunition drill in the South China Sea one day after China accused Vietnam of illegally entering its waters and endangering its fishermen's lives. Vietnam urged to stop violation

Rain, floods take their toll in C China

2011-06-10 15:45:34

A new round of rain and floods battered China Thursday night and Friday, killing 35 people in Central China's Hubei and Hunan provinces.

Lunar probe finishes main mission

2011-06-10 07:56:11

China's second lunar probe, Chang'e-2, ceased orbiting the moon on Thursday afternoon after completing several preliminary missions and set off to explore outer space.

Plan calls for more aid for disabled

2011-06-10 07:37:50

China will strive in the next five years to improve the rehabilitation services offered to the disabled and to make such benefits free for children under the age of 6.

Water supply top concern

2011-06-10 07:33:07

Among the hardships flood victims in Wangmo county in Guizhou province must endure, rebuilding their homes is perhaps not the worst.

Lagarde 'satisfied' after talks in China

2011-06-10 07:23:33

France's Finance Minister Christine Lagarde, a leading candidate for the top job at the IMF, said she was "very satisfied" after meeting senior Chinese officials.
Lagarde backs more say for China at IMF

China considers more aid to Libya

2011-06-09 13:53:32

A Chinese diplomat said that China is considering providing further humanitarian aid to war-torn Libya.

Country striking up patriotic tunes

2011-06-09 07:30:11

The whole nation has begun a musical campaign to mark the 90th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China, which falls this year.

A child raising a child

2011-06-09 07:09:09

A 23-year-old girl has been raising her yonger sister for 12 years in Southwest China.

Economy to grow by 9.3% this year: World Bank

2011-06-09 06:51:45

The economy will maintain its high growth levels and the government still has plenty of room to further tighten monetary policy, World Bank economists said.
NDRC: China under great inflationary pressure

China calls for ceasefire in Libya

2011-06-09 06:11:29

Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi on Wednesday called for a prompt ceasefire in Libya and political means to solve the crisis in the country.

Great inflationary pressure: NDRC

2011-06-08 16:55:36

China is under great pressure amid imported inflation triggered by soaring international grain prices and oil prices, a senior economic planning official said on Wednesday.