Special teams to ensure fair elections

2011-05-16 07:28:24

Supervisory teams have been sent to 14 provinces and autonomous regions to ensure there is no misconduct during the local leadership reshuffles.

Gangs muscling in on key activities

2011-05-16 07:04:00

Gangs have targeted natural resources, logistics and entertainment venues and have even begun to intervene in local grass-root village elections to seek commercial benefits, a senior police officer said.

Fewer coal mine deaths in China

2011-05-15 15:10:22

A sharp decline in coal mining deaths was reported in China for the first four months this year, following the government's efforts to improve safety in the industry.

Military leader concludes visit to Myanmar

2011-05-15 11:07:58

Vice Chairman of China's Central Military Commission Xu Caihou wrapped up his four-day official goodwill to Myanmar and left Yangon Sunday.

Pole dancing shakes off ill repute in China

2011-05-15 10:45:02

It was the major draw at strip clubs in Las Vegas and the sleazier nightspots in party cities, but in China, pole dancing has shaken off its ill repute to become a bona fide fitness activity - and business opportunity.

Protecting China's rich and famous

2011-05-15 09:51:16

Bodyguard Joey Oosting does not have a handlebar-mustache, is not deeply tanned, muscle-bound or, apparently, driven by material gain.

SCO FMs meet on regional peace, security

2011-05-15 09:43:24

Foreign ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) met Saturday on regional peace and security.

New dinosaur species found in E China

2011-05-15 08:16:05

Chinese scientists have found a new species of giant theropod dinosaur in the eastern province of Shandong.

ICBC posts strong trade financing growth in Q1

2011-05-15 07:36:42

The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) said its trade financing business has posted robust growth in the first quarter.

China to spend $23m for nuke safety

2011-05-14 14:19:56

China's environmental regulator will spend 150 million yuan on nuclear and radiation safety supervision and control.

Audit finds energy aid being misused

2011-05-14 08:32:40

Some Chinese enterprises have misused or fraudulently acquired subsidies assigned by the central government,the nation's top auditing office said on Friday.

Piracy of software declines in China

2011-05-14 08:24:31

China's software piracy rate dropped 2 percentage points from 2009 to 2010.