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Chinese premier stresses agricultural supply-side structural reform

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has called for agricultural supply-side structural reform and improvements to the agricultural development system.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/23 7:31:54

Ningbo tells churches to install security systems over ‘safety concerns’

Religious authorities in Ningbo, East China’s Zhejiang Province have required churches to install surveillance systems since 2015 over safety concerns.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/22 21:23:40

Customized Windows 10 to be available for procurement by Chinese government

Microsoft is looking to make its latest operating system available for the Chinese government, a company spokesperson said on Wednesday, in the most recent sign that the US software giant is readying itself for a reentry into China's market for government software procurement.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/22 20:12:54

Company executive kneels, apologizes for Xi'an subway's poor electric cables

An executive of an electric cable company which used substandard cables for the subway system in Xi'an, Northwest China's Shaanxi Province knelt and apologized during a TV interview Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/22 15:23:39

Shantou students influenced by preaching

The provincial discipline watchdog has revealed a case of illegal religious infiltration in a university in Shantou, South China’s Guangdong Province.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/21 21:48:39

Sinopec denies ‘red notices’ from Interpol on fraud case

Chinese oil giant Sinopec Group, who had reportedly been involved in business fraud, replied on Tuesday that they have yet to receive any red notices from Interpol.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/21 21:23:39

China to issue first overseas investment rules, identify priority industries

China is expected to issue its first regulation on overseas investments this year to guide Chinese investors and discourage risks and “irrational” investments.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/21 14:42:07

Over half of local govts found to be lacking in information disclosure

A report on governmental transparency revealed on Monday shows that over half of county-level governments lag behind in terms of public information disclosure and website construction.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/20 22:58:39

China's environment watchdog urges probe into violent breach

China's top environment regulator has urged local authorities to bring those responsible for violence against law enforcement agents in eastern Anhui Province to justice.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/20 0:09:26

Businessmen should avoid seeking political favors: official

A senior Chinese discipline official on Saturday highlighted China’s commitment to fight corruption in business and government by warning business people of the dangers of seeking political influence for financial gain.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/19 22:33:39

China publishes new government work report

The government work report delivered by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang at China's top legislature has been published by People's Publishing House and has on sale across the country at Xinhua Bookstores since Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/17 22:48:21

Gov't work report revisions center on environment, improving livelihoods

Revisions of China's government work report this year centered on environmental protection and people's livelihoods, according to a senior official Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/17 22:45:52

Former Guangdong official investigated for graft

Li Jia, former Party chief of Zhuhai City in south China's Guangdong Province, is under investigation on suspicion of taking bribes, the Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) announced Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/17 10:54:26

China earmarks new poverty-relief relocation funds

The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), the top economic planner, announced Thursday that it had allocated 18.9 billion yuan (about 2.74 billion US dollars) in relocation funds as part of its poverty reduction drive.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/17 7:58:55

Authorities start inspection of poverty relief work

Chinese authorities began a targeted inspection of the use and management of poverty relief funds in 28 provinces and regions on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/16 22:18:40

Full Text: Report on the Work of the Government (13)

We will continue to implement, both to the letter and in spirit, the principle of "one country, two systems," under which the people of Hong Kong govern Hong Kong, the people of Macao govern Macao, and both regions enjoy a high degree of autonomy. We will continue to act in strict compliance with China's Constitution and the basic laws of the Hong Kong and Macao special administrative regions; and we will ensure that the principle of "one country, two systems" is steadfastly applied in Hong Kong and Macao without being bent or distorted.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/16 17:59:40

Full Text: Report on the Work of the Government (12)

We must uphold leadership by the Party, willingly maintain political integrity, think in big-picture terms, uphold the leadership core, and keep in alignment. We should firmly uphold the authority of the Party Central Committee with Comrade Xi Jinping at its core; closely follow the Central Committee in terms of thinking, political stand, and action; and speed up efforts to transform government functions and improve government performance so as to deliver better services to the people.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/16 17:59:15

Full Text: Report on the Work of the Government (11)

We will increase both government subsidies for basic health insurance for rural and nonworking urban residents from 420 to 450 yuan per person per annum and personal contributions, and will expand the scope of this insurance to cover more medicines. We will accelerate the building of a nationwide information network for basic health insurance so that healthcare costs can be settled directly where incurred. We will improve the major disease insurance system and increase insurance benefits for subscribers.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/16 17:58:53