CHINA

Degree of intimacy


For those pursuing a doctorate or master’s degree, reporting an academic advisor for sexual harassment could mean having to start a thesis from square one.

In defense of the Party

The controversially patriotic online writer Zhou Xiaoping was put in the limelight after appearing at a recent symposium on literature and art chaired by Chinese President Xi Jinping, who encouraged ...

A line in the sand

Xinjiang, in Northwest China, is home to the country's biggest deserts. Fighting desertification is a constant for cities deep in the region, to avoid the fate of being buried like ...


Xi eyes better global financial governance as MOU signed on new multilateral bank

Chinese President Xi Jinping looks forward to better global financial governance as 21 countries signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) Friday on establishing a new multilateral bank to finance infrastructure projects in Asia.
Source: Xinhua | 2014-10-24 17:01:22

Xi congratulates newly sworn-in Indonesian president

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday congratulated newly sworn-in Indonesian President Joko Widodo on his assumption of office as the new Indonesian head of state.
Source: Xinhua | 2014-10-24 16:36:24

China convenes int'l anti-hijack meeting

An international anti-hijack symposium ended in Beijing on Friday, after representatives from 23 countries' militaries discussed tactics against such terrorism.
Source: Xinhua | 2014-10-24 16:35:41

Time to end Occupy Central movement: Tung Chee-hwa

The Occupy Central movement will tear Hong Hong's community apart and affect the city's economy and livelihood severely, Hong Kong's former Chief Executive Tung Chee- hwa said here on Friday, calling on protesters to end the occupation.
Source: Xinhua | 2014-10-24 16:04:43

Smog, snow to hit northern China

Medium to heavy smog will shroud north China, and snowstorms will hit the northeast part of the country over the next three days, the National Meteorological Center (NMC) said on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2014-10-24 16:03:56

Beijing to fund source provinces of water diversion project

As a major beneficiary of the south-to-north water diversion project, Beijing will invest 500 million yuan every year starting 2014 to fund the development in Hubei and Henan provinces, the water sources.
Source: Xinhua | 2014-10-24 16:03:36

Non-CPC members' opinions heard before rule-of-law decision

The Communist Party of China (CPC) listened to opinions from various non-CPC parties during the drafting of a key decision on rule of law, according to a statement published on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2014-10-24 16:02:05

Chinese state councilor to visit Vietnam

Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi will pay a visit to Vietnam on Oct. 27 at the invitation of Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh.
Source: Xinhua | 2014-10-24 14:00:38

China adds 10.82 million new jobs in Jan-Sept

China's job market proved resilient despite slowing economic growth in the first nine months of the year, according to data from the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security (MHRSS) on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2014-10-24 11:05:18

In defense of the Party

The controversially patriotic online writer Zhou Xiaoping was put in the limelight after appearing at a recent symposium on literature and art chaired by Chinese President Xi Jinping, who encouraged Zhou to “spread more positive energy” when he shook hands with him.
Source: Global Times | 2014-10-24 5:03:02

Three officials fill Central Committee vacancies

Three new members were promoted to fill vacant seats on the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) on Thursday after the previous committee members were expelled from the Party.
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2014-10-24 0:58:01

Communiqué stresses CPC leadership in advancing law

The communiqué issued following a key Party plenum has reaffirmed Communist Party of China (CPC) leadership in advancing the rule of law in China, and calls for the CPC to improve its internal rules and mechanisms.
Source: Global Times | 2014-10-24 0:53:01

China forges legal blueprint

The Communist Party of China (CPC) laid down far-reaching blueprints for the rule of law in the country during a key meeting this week, with the statements highlighting the overarching role of the Constitution, steps to build a law-abiding government, ways to safeguard judicial justice and the importance of promoting judicial credibility.
Source: Global Times | 2014-10-24 0:53:01