Council releases anti-drought plan

2011-11-03 07:55:37

The State Council, China's Cabinet, approved a national plan on Wednesday listing steps to be taken during the next decade to prevent droughts.

Ethics evaluation of cadres stressed

2011-11-04 11:34:44

The Communist Party of China will strengthen its evaluation on the ethics of cadres, to "maintain the Party's advanced nature, build a high-quality cadre team, and to boost public credibility of its cadre-selecting processes," according to an official circular.

New icebreaker to improve China's polar research

2011-11-04 07:57:06

As China's new icebreaker readies to set sail in 2014, the country might conduct expeditions to the North Pole every year in the near future, a senior official said.

China declares first space docking successful

2011-11-03 01:48:25

Two Chinese spacecraft accomplished the country's first space docking procedure early Thursday.

Chinese rich are keen to emigrate

2011-11-03 08:08:19

About 60 percent of the rich Chinese people said they intended to migrate from China.

Red Cross "model"despite scandel

2011-11-03 07:46:53

Representatives of the international Red Cross came out in support of the scandal-hit Red Cross Society of China, calling it a model from which the world can learn.

Weather debate shrouded in fog

2011-11-02 07:59:09

Capital's air quality rating raises public health concerns, Li Jing, Duan Yan and Cui Jia report in Beijing.

Key factory indicator falls in Oct

2011-11-02 07:59:09

A key domestic manufacturing index dropped to a 32-month low in October, igniting market speculation that tight monetary policy may be eased.

Hu: G20 should ensure economic growth

2011-11-02 16:18:47

The G20 should give top priority to maintaining economic growth, said President Hu Jintao.
G20 Summit in Cannes

Hu's trip fosters cultural exchange

2011-11-02 07:48:25

Hu's trip, the first by a Chinese president in 12 years, conveys the message of cultural exchange.

Rescuer didn't save a life for fame

2011-11-02 08:05:50

Jumping in the water to save a drowning woman in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, seemed the right thing to do for Maria Fernanda.

President Hu confident in Europe

2011-11-01 07:41:05

Continent has ability to overcome present difficulties, Chinese president says.  Special