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Let markets clean up Beijing's air

[2013-03-04 00:34]

Given that environmental issues are expected to be hot topics at the upcoming two sessions, one can only hope they will be taken seriously.

Chinese ambassador to Japan optimistic about ties

[2013-03-03 21:17]

Chinese Ambassador to Japan Cheng Yonghua said Sunday that he is optimistic for the future of China-Japan relations, despite the lingering tension between the two nations.

Lawmakers call for labor camp reform

[2013-03-03 17:09]

Lawmakers have backed reform of controversial labor camps in which people can be sentenced to up to four years' "re-education" by police without trial.

Political advisory body starts session

[2013-03-03 15:58]

The First Session of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), the country's top political advisory body, opened in Beijing Sunday.

Conference stands firm on islands

[2013-03-03 06:57]

Tokyo must "shoulder all consequences" if it prompts any friction by using military vessels and planes to harass regular Chinese patrols around the Diaoyu Islands, a Chinese official warned.

China's reform roadmap gets clearer

[2013-03-03 06:24]

Government departments will be put in the hot seat as political advisors and legislators will push them to implement the reform consensus.

Japan warned not to cause friction

[2013-03-02 19:07]

Japan must be responsible for the consequences should any friction take place due to its disturbance of China's normal law enforcement activities around the Diaoyu Islands, a Chinese official said Saturday.

Liu Xiang missing political session again

[2013-03-02 18:04]

Hurdler Liu Xiang will be absent again from the annual session of China's top political advisory body this year, arousing dissatisfaction among the online population.

New glories for China in striving for renewal

[2013-03-02 07:14]

China's upcoming "two sessions" will hold high the great banner of socialism with Chinese characteristics and adhere to the Scientific Outlook on Development to score new glories in realizing the "Chinese dream."

1,087 judges relocated to avoid conflicts of interest

[2013-03-02 02:44]

A total of 1,087 court officials and judges who were working in the same jurisdiction as with their lawyer family members have been relocated, the Supreme People's Court (SPC) announced on Friday.

$92b spent on social security in 2012

[2013-03-02 02:44]

The expenditure in China's central budget on social insurance and job security totaled 575.37 billion yuan ($91.62 billion) in 2012, the Ministry of Finance (MOF) announced Friday.

New leaders to face foreign-policy issues

[2013-03-02 02:44]

Improving ties with neighboring states is among the many emerging challenges in Chinese foreign policy in the next five years, as Beijing anticipates new leadership this month.

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