Imbalances in govt recruitment reflect China’s larger employment problems

The registration process for the 2017 round of civil servant recruitment finished on Monday, with 2.1 million people applying for more than 27,000 vacancies in about 120 central departments and agencies, with around 1.48 million then judged to be qualified to take the first round of exams on November 27, according to Li Zhong, a spokesman from the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security, news portal reported on Thursday.

Volunteers fight an uphill battle to save endangered wild birds from hunters

Setting up illegal nets to trap migratory birds and selling them for meat or as pets is big in China. Every year during this season, volunteers rescue hundreds of thousands ...

Ethiopia-Djibouti Railway signals new era of Chinese aid in infrastructure construction

The Chinese-built and -financed Ethiopia-Djibouti Railway, the first electrified railway in Africa, is expected to enter full commercial operations at the end of this year. The railway has fully adopted ...

Political advisors called on to follow CPC session decisions

China's top political advisory body has called on political advisory bodies at all levels to carefully study and implement decisions of a key Communist Party of China (CPC) meeting.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/10/29 0:10:00

We won't give up search for Guo Chuan, says the team for the missing sailor

The team of a Chinese sailor Guo Chuan who went missing during the trans-Pacific sailing said on Friday they were saddened by the US Coast Guard's decision to suspend the search for him.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/10/28 23:52:42

No politics behind corruption drive

China's sweeping campaign against corruption is not politically biased but only aims to protect the interests of the nation and the people, a leading anti-graft official said on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2016/10/28 23:38:39

China to lift veil on new stealth jet at air show

China's domestic-built J-20 stealth fighter will make its public debut at the Airshow China 2016, which will be held in Zhuhai, South China's Guangdong Province from November 1 to 6, with airforce pilots flying the new-generation warcraft.
Source: Global Times | 2016/10/28 23:23:40

China, Vietnam militaries to consult as ties strengthen

The 9th Defense and Security Consultation between the defense ministries of China and Vietnam will be held in Chengdu, capital city of Southwest China's Sichuan Province, on November 4, Colonel Wu Qian, spokesperson for the Ministry of National Defense, told a regular press conference on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2016/10/28 23:23:40

97 percent of food samples up to standard

The China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) said Friday that about 97 percent of the food samples it tested were up to standard, among the 370,000 food samples tested during the third quarter. The main problems it discovered were microbial contamination and overuse of food additives.
Source: Global Times | 2016/10/28 23:23:39

6 in every 10,000 people have AIDS in China

Six in every 10,000 people in China are affected by AIDS, said Liang Xiaofeng, deputy director of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2016/10/28 23:23:39

CPC key documents stress strict Party governance

Two documents approved at a meeting of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee provide institutional guarantees for Party governance, according to senior CPC officials.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/10/28 23:09:23

China, Mexico vow to elevate military ties to new high

China and Mexico on Friday vowed to strengthen military cooperation and elevate mutual ties to a new high.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/10/28 21:23:06

Key CPC meeting outlines new ideas on Party governance

The Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee convened a key meeting from Monday to Thursday, approving new efforts to strengthen governance of the Party.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/10/28 21:22:37

China opposes India's invitation to Dalai Lama for activities in disputed border areas

China is firmly opposed to any visit by the Dalai Lama to the disputed border region between China and India, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/10/28 21:22:02

Xi's core status is consensus of CPC: official

Identifying Xi Jinping as the core of the Communist Party of China (CPC) is a high degree of consensus of the Party, a senior publicity official said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/10/28 21:20:20

Chinese premier to visit four Eurasian countries

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will pay official visits to Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Latvia and Russia from Nov. 2 to 9, said Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/10/28 21:19:38