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Xi sets targets for China's science, technology progress

[2016-05-30 21:23]

Chinese President Xi Jinping set a target for China to become a leading power in science and technology (S&T) by the middle of this century while addressing a major conference on Monday.

Palestinian issue should not be neglected, ministry says

[2016-05-30 19:17]

The Palestinian issue should neither be neglected nor forgotten, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said, adding that China hopes an upcoming foreign ministers' meeting in Paris will re-focus the attention of the international community on the issue.

G20 influence cannot be replaced, ministry says

[2016-05-30 19:14]

The G20's representativeness and influence cannot be replaced by any mechanism, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said at a regular press briefing on Monday.

Vice Jiangsu governor probed for graft

[2016-05-30 17:08]

Li Yunfeng, a vice governor of east China's Jiangsu Province, is under investigation for violating Communist Party of China (CPC) codes of conduct, the CPC's Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI) announced on Monday.

Construction of new airport takes off in Chengdu

[2016-05-30 10:10]

Construction of Chengdu Tianfu International Airport, a new airport in Chengdu, began on Friday in Lujia township, 50 kilometers southeast of downtown Chengdu.

CMC urges troops to study Xi's remarks on military reform

[2016-05-29 19:28]

The Central Military Commission (CMC) has released a circular urging troops to carefully study CMC Chairman Xi Jinping's remarks on deepening national defense and military reform.

South China Sea issue should be handled in constructive manner: Chinese diplomat

[2016-05-29 09:53]

China's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Office at Geneva Ma Zhaoxu stressed on Friday that the South China Sea issue must be resolved peacefully through constructive and meaningful negotiations with neighbouring countries.

Declaration by G7 draws strong rebuke

[2016-05-28 06:27]

China expressed strong dissatisfaction over a declaration issued by the Group of Seven industrialized nations that criticizes China for its sovereignty claims in the South China Sea.

Nanjing should not be forgotten: Chinese FM

[2016-05-27 20:16]

Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Friday reminded the international community of the scars left by the massacre in Nanjing in 1937.

Young offenders given second chance thanks to fewer prosecutions

[2016-05-27 20:11]

The number of young offenders who were not prosecuted for light offenses has been increasing in recent years, as prosecutors were asked to pay more attention to education while handling youngsters' crimes, China's top prosecuting body said on Friday.

Beijing finalizes preliminarily work on congestion charge

[2016-05-27 12:24]

Beijing has preliminarily worked out policies on congestion charge for vehicles on a base of the similar experience in Singapore, London and Stockholm.

Mayor answers: 'I'm from the sea'

[2016-05-27 07:36]

Whenever he is asked where he's from, Xiao Jie, the mayor of Sansha, Hainan province, gives a surprising answer: "I'm from the sea."

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