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Ex-official pleads guilty to bribery

[2016-11-25 08:50]

Yang Dongliang, former head of the State Administration of Work Safety, pleaded guilty to accepting bribes and embezzling public funds at Beijing Second Intermediate People's Court on Thursday.

National roads project will leave 'no village' behind

[2016-11-25 08:47]

Every village in China will have access to asphalt roads by 2020, as part of efforts to lift more rural areas out of poverty, the vice-minister of transport said on Thursday.

No backsliding on overcapacity, officials say

[2016-11-25 08:45]

While China has made remarkable progress in cutting steel and coal production overcapacity, the prices of those commodities have bounced back in recent months. This has caused officials to vow continued efforts to keep overcapacity from rebounding.

Latin America policy paper points to a 'shared future'

[2016-11-25 07:34]

As President Xi Jinping wrapped up his Latin American tour, China released its second policy paper on Latin America and the Caribbean on Thursday, providing guidance for new ideas, proposals and initiatives in policy.

Former work safety regulator stands trial for corruption

[2016-11-24 22:45]

The graft trial of Yang Dongliang, former head of the State Administration of Work Safety, began Thursday in Beijing.

China prosecutes 564 for telecom fraud

[2016-11-24 22:42]

China has prosecuted 564 individuals for telecom fraud in nine cases and convicted another 53 in four cases, according to the Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) Thursday.

China to formally launch system of consular protection volunteers for travellers

[2016-11-24 15:28]

A system of 'emergency' consular liaison volunteers will be formally launched by China's Foreign Ministry by the end of the year.

China to boost investment in rural transport to help poverty reduction

[2016-11-24 14:10]

The Chinese government has promised more spending on transport improvements in poor regions for the next few years in the latest effort to realize its ambitious poverty reduction goals.

Tibet to invest 33 billion yuan in upgrading transport systems

[2016-11-24 08:04]

More than 20 new highways will be built in the Tibet autonomous region next year, with a total investment of more than 33 billion yuan ($5 billion), according to a senior transportation official.

Premier Li urges joint efforts to boost global health

[2016-11-23 22:46]

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has called on developed and developing countries around the world to join forces to fight disease and handle health emergencies.

China, Russia to promote military cooperation

[2016-11-23 20:47]

Developing a Sino-Russia comprehensive strategic partnership not only benefits the two countries and their people, but also represents a need for maintaining regional and world peace as well as promoting international fairness and justice, a senior Chinese official said.

China to introduce national smoking ban in public places

[2016-11-23 14:14]

A national regulation banning smoking in public places is expected to be issued by the end of this year, according to the National Health and Family Planning Commission.

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