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1,500 sites planned to monitor PM2.5

[2013-03-16 01:50]

About 1,500 monitoring sites releasing daily readings of fine particles will be set up in all prefecture-level cities by the end of 2015.

Li takes the baton

[2013-03-16 01:50]

The nomination of Premier Li Keqiang was approved by nearly 3,000 deputies to the National People's Congress in Beijing on Friday.

China proposes cyber security talks with US

[2013-03-15 23:36]

A Foreign Ministry spokeswoman on Friday said China hopes to discuss cyber security with the Unites States.

Military deputies vow to build strong army

[2013-03-15 23:36]

Military deputies to China's top legislature have vowed to build a strong army following top Chinese leader Xi Jinping's calls to that effect earlier in the week.

Chinese, German PMs talk over phone

[2013-03-15 23:36]

China's new Premier Li Keqiang and his German counterpart Angela Merkel held a telephone conversation on Friday, and the two leaders agreed to further promote bilateral relations and cooperation.

China climbs on human development index

[2013-03-15 23:36]

A report released by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) on Friday placed China 101st in a ranking of 187 countries and regions based on the quality of life enjoyed by their populations.

Chinese president 'thoughtful' leader: US governor

[2013-03-15 21:27]

Newly-elected Chinese President Xi Jinping is a "progressive and thoughtful leader," says Iowa Governor Terry Branstad, who expects stronger US-China ties under Xi.

New premier Li seen as open, direct

[2013-03-15 14:04]

Li Keqiang, who became China's new premier at the National People's Congress on Friday, has been hailed as a good selection despite a host of challenges facing his government.

Zhou Qiang elected president of Supreme People's Court

[2013-03-15 11:14]

Zhou Qiang was elected president of the Supreme People's Court at the annual session of the 12th National People's Congress Friday morning.

Cao re-elected chief of procuratorate

[2013-03-15 11:12]

Cao Jianming was re-elected procurator-general of the Supreme People's Procuratorate at the annual session of the 12th National People's Congress Friday morning.

Fan Changlong, Xu Qiliang endorsed as vice chairmen of CMC

[2013-03-15 10:57]

Fan Changlong and Xu Qiliang were endorsed as vice chairmen of the Central Military Commission (CMC) of the People's Republic of China at the annual parliamentary session on Friday morning.

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