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5,027 proposals passed up the line for review

[2016-02-24 08:04]

A huge proportion of proposals raised by China's political advisers last year for improved policymaking have been accepted or responded to, the country's national political advisory body said.

Court says community road rule needs legislative support

[2016-02-24 08:04]

The Supreme People's Court responded on Tuesday to a new urban planning guideline issued by the central government saying that roads in new residential communities should be open to the public rather than reserved for the private use of a community's residents.

Think tank to support Belt and Road Initiative

[2016-02-24 08:04]

The International Silk Road Think Tank Association was launched on Tuesday in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, to provide sustained intellectual support for China's Belt and Road Initiative.

Experts positive over nation's economic transition

[2016-02-24 08:03]

A US official and pundit have spoken positively of China's economic transition and reforms while calling for faster and bolder steps to be taken.

Potato set to become the fourth food staple

[2016-02-24 08:03]

China is aiming to have 6.66 million hectares on which to grow potatoes by 2020, as the crop is set to become the nation's fourth food staple after rice, wheat and corn, according to a guideline released on Tuesday.

Hard landing 'unlikely despite a bumpy road'

[2016-02-24 08:03]

The Chinese economy is on a bumpy road but stronger than-expected January data suggest that a hard landing is unlikely, according to analysts.

Watchdog pledges to intensify scrutiny

[2016-02-24 07:56]

China's top anti-graft watchdog has pledged to strengthen disciplinary inspections of Party and government departments in this year's fight against corruption.

China cuts more red-tape

[2016-02-24 00:04]

The State Council, China's cabinet, has decided to abolish another 13 items of administrative approval to reduce intervention in the economy.

President Xi urges implementation of reforms

[2016-02-23 22:07]

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday ordered officials at all levels to implement reform measures and address lingering problems to ensure the reform drive is successful.

Defense ministry slams 'ulterior motives' of US-based think tank

[2016-02-23 21:46]

The Ministry of National Defense said "the relevant party is deliberately making topics, flaring the tension and hyping with ulterior motives".

Improved child care leave for both parents introduced in Shanghai

[2016-02-23 20:31]

New fathers in Shanghai are entitled to 10 days' child care leave, an increase on the previous three days, according to an amendment regarding population and family planning policy passed by the local legislative body on Tuesday.

Care for underprivileged to be reinforced

[2016-02-23 20:27]

China is to reinforce the provision of caring services to the country's most vulnerable groups.

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