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Chinese president appoints 16 new ambassadors

[2014-01-16 21:05]

Chinese President Xi Jinping has appointed 16 new ambassadors to foreign countries and international organizations, according to a statement issued by the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) on Thursday.

Former premier among nation's top donors

[2014-01-16 21:02]

Former premier Zhu Rongji was listed as one of the top 100 donors in China for donating 20 million yuan ($3.3 million) of his book’s royalty income to a fellowship foundation, according to the 2013 Chinese Top 100 Donors list issued by the China Philanthropy Research Institute on Thursday.

Guizhou to dump half its coal mines

[2014-01-16 18:50]

Guizhou authorities vowed to reduce the number of coal mines in the province by half in the first six months of 2014 to protect the environment, according to the governor, Chen Min'er.

Official expelled from political advisory body

[2014-01-16 13:31]

Former top political advisor of southwest China's Sichuan Province, Li Chongxi, was expelled from the provincial political advisory body on Thursday for severe violations of discipline.

Venezuela-China ties a 'win-win': official

[2014-01-16 11:52]

Venezuela's strategic ties with China represent a "win-win" situation for both nations, Venezuelan Vice Finance Minister Gustavo Hernandez said Wednesday.

China urges IMF to give more power to emerging markets

[2014-01-16 08:13]

China called on IMF member nations on Wednesday to stick to a commitment to give emerging markets more power.

Beijing rebuts Tokyo's Africa claims

[2014-01-16 03:09]

China's cooperation with Africa indeed differs from Japan's, but not the way Tokyo says it does, officials and observers said on Wednesday.

China seeks to calm US fears over missile

[2014-01-16 03:09]

The Ministry of National Defense issued a statement on Wednesday dismissing media reports that China's recent ultrahigh-speed missile test flight was aimed at delivering warheads through the missile defenses of the United States.

Beijing sets sights on park venues in corruption drive

[2014-01-16 01:16]

Private clubs and high-end entertainment venues in Beijing's public parks have become the latest target of the nation's clean-governance campaign.

Party school official suspended after scandal

[2014-01-16 01:10]

An official from Shaanxi province was suspended on Wednesday after a series of photos showing him naked on a bed with a woman were posted online by a woman claiming to be his former girlfriend.

Premier Li vows reform to curb corruption

[2014-01-16 00:42]

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday pledged to further streamline administration and promote transparency of government affairs to fight against corruption.

Corrupt officials beware this New Year

[2014-01-16 00:42]

The East China officials exposed earlier this week for their corruption should have seen it coming. The country's anti-graft campaign has ratcheted up to new levels with Chinese New Year approaching.

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