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Government spending on trips, vehicles, receptions stabilizes

[2014-08-27 19:02]

The Chinese government has kept its January-July budget on overseas trips, vehicles and receptions level with last year's figure amid the country's frugality campaign, according to an official report issued on Wednesday.

Navy holds memorial ceremony for Jiawu War

[2014-08-27 18:19]

The People's Liberation Army navy held a memorial ceremony to mark the 120th year since the start of the First Sino-Japanese War, known in China as the Battle of Jiawu) on Wednesday, off the coast of Weihai, Shandong province.

PLA Navy commemorates 120th anniversary of 1st Sino-Japanese War

[2014-08-27 17:34]

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy on Wednesday held a memorial ceremony for the First Sino-Japanese War of 1894-1895, also known as the Jiawu War, in a Weihai port.

New Guangzhou Party chief appointed

[2014-08-27 15:44]

Ren Xuefeng, vice mayor of the northern port city of Tianjin, had been appointed Party chief of Guangzhou City in south China's Guangdong Province to replace his sacked predecessor, local authorities announced on Wednesday.

Drone used for first time in joint drill

[2014-08-27 13:49]

An unmanned aerial vehicle has been used to destroy an "enemy" command vehicle with a missile during an exercise in Zhurihe in the Inner Mongolia autonomous region.

Top court hosts foreign embassy staff

[2014-08-27 12:57]

China's top court opened its doors to foreigners on Wednesday, to make its judicial workings more transparent and improve communication in legal fields.

New rule aims to curb corruption in prisons

[2014-08-27 06:58]

A rule on serving sentences outside prison is in the works and will be issued soon in an effort to curb corruption of prison officials and ensure better supervision of inmates, prison authorities said.

Hundreds 'should be sent back to prison'

[2014-08-27 06:57]

The country's top prosecution body has suggested that more than 700 convicts, including 76 corrupt senior officials, whose sentences were commuted illegally, should be returned to prison.

Premier Li meets with Zimbabwean president in Beijing

[2014-08-26 23:11]

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (R) meets with Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe in Beijing.

Top Chinese legislator meets Mugabe

[2014-08-26 22:03]

Top Chinese legislator Zhang Dejiang met with visiting Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, pledging to enhance bilateral parliamentary cooperation.

Chinese premier vows support for Zimbabwe, Africa

[2014-08-26 21:51]

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Tuesday promised visiting Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe that China will continue to support the development of Zimbabwe and Africa as a whole.

Prosecutors strengthen supervision over sentence commutation

[2014-08-26 21:15]

China's top prosecuting body on Tuesday announced new measures to stem judicial corruption in granting parole or commutation of prison terms.

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