China's 2011-2015 growth to near 8 pct

China's annual economic growth will be a little less than 8 percent during the 12th five-year plan (2011-2015) period, much higher than world growth of around 2.5 percent, an official report said Tuesday.

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China is on its way to overtake the US as the world’s largest film market, as movie theaters mushroom in its cities and towns. Rural areas, however, have largely been ...

Tsinghua University opening US campus, hosting $300m scholarship program

Dozens of Chinese universities have built partnership programs, but the nation’s elite Peking and Tsinghua universities have lagged behind. But that is changing, as Tsinghua becomes the first Chinese university ...

Local govts given greater role in reforms

Chinese central government authorities said on Tuesday that they will encourage local governments to explore different creative ways to reform, a move observers said gives local governments more authority and is necessary to accomplish the reforms initiated by the new leadership.
Source: Global Times | 2015-10-14 0:58:02

Chinese State Councilor’s Japan visit shows bettering bilateral ties: experts

Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi’s two-day visit to Japan from Tuesday showcases China’s sincerity toward stabilizing and maintaining Sino-Japanese relations, and indicates a détente of the diplomatic ties, said experts.
Source: Global Times | 2015-10-14 0:53:02

Tibet’s largest hydropower station reaches full capacity

Zam Hydropower Station, the largest in Tibet Autonomous Region, is now fully operational, according to one of the station’s contractors, the Xinhua News Agency reported on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-10-14 0:53:02

Xi's UK trip to start ‘golden era’

Chinese President Xi Jinping is scheduled to visit the UK from October 19 to 23 at the invitation of Queen Elizabeth II, a trip that symbolizes closer ties between China and the UK, where bilateral relations are said to be entering “a golden era.”
Source: Global Times | 2015-10-14 0:53:01

Police bust wildlife smuggling syndicate

Beijing police on Monday said they have busted the largest wildlife trafficking gang and seized wildlife products worth over 24 million yuan ($3.8 million), including over 800 kilograms of ivory, 11 kilograms of rhino horns and 35 bear paws.
Source: Global Times | 2015-10-14 0:43:03

2 people nabbed for new Tianjin warehouse fire

Police have arrested two people for an explosion and fire at a warehouse in North China’s Tianjin Municipality Monday night, the local public security bureau announced Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2015-10-14 0:43:02

Police arrest South Koreans, Chinese for using sex to lure gamblers to SK casinos

Chinese authorities have arrested 13 South Korean casino managers and 34 Chinese agents suspected of luring Chinese citizens into gambling in South Korea, China Central Television (CCTV) reported Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2015-10-14 0:38:02

CPC adopts stricter disciplines

The Communist Party of China (CPC) has approved new rules on clean governance and punishments for breaking Party rules, as it moves to strengthen management of its members with measures considered stricter than laws, analysts said.
Source: Global Times | 2015-10-14 0:38:02

China's Xi commends moral models

President Xi Jinping has commended national role-models for demonstrating the positive spirit of the nation in a written instruction.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-10-13 23:03:50

China's top political advisor pledges closer exchanges with Cambodia

China's top political advisor Yu Zhengsheng met in Beijing on Tuesday with Tep Ngorn, Second Vice President of the Cambodian Senate.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-10-13 21:57:52

Senior CPC official meets Chad's delegation

Senior official of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Zhao Leji met here on Tuesday with a delegation from Chad's ruling party the Patriotic Salvation Movement.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-10-13 21:57:05

China Voice: Party rules must be stricter than law

Two documents aiming to instill greater discipline among the Communist Party of China (CPC) were adopted on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-10-13 21:53:05

China increases aid to Dominica

China will provide another 200,000 US dollars of emergency aid for Dominica, struck by tropical storm Erika.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-10-13 21:45:18