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China plans legislation on legal aid

[2015-07-23 07:58]

Chinese legal experts met on Wednesday to discuss how to perfect the country's legal aid system, as the government plans legislation on the matter.

China raises representation with Myanmar over sentences on its nationals

[2015-07-23 07:36]

China is highly concerned with a verdict by Myanmar that has sentenced Chinese nationals to more than 10 years in prison for illegal logging, said a Foreign Ministry spokesperson.

Two former officials stand trial for corruption

[2015-07-22 19:55]

Two former senior officials have been tried for corruption in central China, local authorities said on Wednesday.

China nets another 19,000 officials in frugality campaign

[2015-07-22 15:10]

The Communist Party of China (CPC)'s top anti-graft body said Wednesday some 19,000 officials were reprimanded for violating austerity rules in the first half of 2015, bringing the total number of those punished since late 2012 to more than 120,000.

Former E China vice mayor investigated for graft: SPP

[2015-07-22 13:18]

China's Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) said Wednesday that prosecutors in eastern China's Jiangsu Province are investigating a former vice mayor of Taizhou City on graft charges.

President talks about cooperation in call with Obama

[2015-07-22 07:53]

President Xi Jinping and US President Barack Obama highlighted their nations' cooperation in resolving the Iran nuclear issue during a telephone conversation on Tuesday.

Xi seeks expanded trade with New Zealand

[2015-07-22 07:53]

President Xi Jinping called for more economic cooperation between China and New Zealand as he met with Jerry Mateparae, the country's governor-general, on Tuesday in Beijing.

Ling case shows that pledge on discipline 'is not an empty slogan'

[2015-07-22 07:53]

The top leadership's announcement of the decision to prosecute Ling Jihua, a former State-level official, on corruption charges has attracted widespread attention in the Chinese media, traditional as well as online.

Defense paper accusations against China provoke anger

[2015-07-22 07:53]

The Japanese Cabinet has triggered an angry response from its Asian neighbors after it approved an annual defense white paper, a document that in belligerent terms accuses China of raising regional tensions.

Navy starts exercise in S. China Sea

[2015-07-22 08:04]

The Chinese navy announced 10 days of military training in the waters near eastern Hainan Island in the South China Sea starting on Wednesday, amid heightened tensions in the region.

China making plans to improve public services in South China Sea

[2015-07-21 21:49]

China is drafting plans to protect the maritime resources on and around Nansha Islands and improve public services in the South China Sea, the State Oceanic Administration said.

Cabinet working group established to cut govt-trade association links

[2015-07-21 20:24]

The States Council, China's cabinet, has established a joint working group to severing the traditionally close relationship between the government and trade associations.

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