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"Taiwan independence" only brings disasters to Taiwan compatriots: spokesperson

Any "Taiwan independence" separatist activity can only bring disasters to Taiwan compatriots, a mainland spokesperson said at a press conference Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/10 19:32:49

China revises rules for online access to gov't services

China has revised several regulations on administrative procedures as part of efforts to improve government services and advance reform.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/10 19:30:44

Chinese vice premier calls for enhancing agricultural tech innovation

Chinese Vice Premier Hu Chunhua Tuesday stressed enhancement of agricultural technology innovation to ensure effective supply of grain and major produce and support rural industrial vitalization.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/10 10:40:14

Occupy activists guilty

A Hong Kong court's ruling on Tuesday on nine activists of the Occupy Central Movement, who were found guilty of public nuisance, highlighted justice and the rule of law in Hong Kong, and sends a tough signal to secessionist forces in the city, observers said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/9 22:23:41

Former vice governor handed 12-year sentence for bribery, disrupting elections

Liu Qiang, former vice governor of northeast China's Liaoning Province, was handed a 12-year prison term plus a fine of 1.2 million yuan (178,818 US dollars) for taking bribes and disrupting elections, the Third Intermediate People's Court of Beijing ruled on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/9 21:53:20

Chinese premier sends congratulations to 22nd International Economic Fair Mostar

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang sent a congratulatory message on Tuesday to the 22nd International Economic Fair Mostar, which opened on the day in Mostar in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/9 21:39:57

Xi's expositions on building human community with shared future published in English

A book of Xi Jinping's discourses on promoting the building of a community with a shared future for humanity has been published in English by the Central Compilation and Translation Press.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/9 15:14:47

Continuing to fight

Firefighters continue to battle a deadly forest fire in Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture, Southwest China's Sichuan Province on Monday. The wild fire, that killed 27 firefighters and four local officials in southwest China's Sichuan Province a week ago started to burn again Saturday afternoon. Some 350 firefighters are still on the scene.
Source: VCG | 2019/4/8 23:38:41

China lowers urban hukou thresholds

China is relaxing restrictions on hukou, or household registration, in second-tier and third-tier cities to help 100 million migrant workers obtain it.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/8 23:38:40

Series of books on Xi Jinping thought published

A series of books on Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era has been published by the China Social Sciences Press.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/8 19:30:36

China's NPC delegation visits Belarus

A delegation led by Shen Yueyue, vice chairwoman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) of China, wrapped up a three-day visit to Belarus on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/4 13:36:38

Heroes' return

People's Liberation Army soldiers hold the remains of 10 Chinese volunteer soldiers killed in the Korean War (1950-53) that were transferred from South Korea. The aircraft that carries the remains arrived at an airport in Shenyang, Northeastern China's Liaoning Province, on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/3 22:48:40

Central govt agencies cut budget to allow for increased spending on livelihood

As more Chinese central government departments cut their annual budgets for overseas trips, vehicle use and receptions, expenditure is increasing in key sectors, such as the environment and healthcare, which are related to people's livelihoods.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/3 20:13:40

Top legislature launches enforcement inspection on SME promoting law

The Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) has launched an inspection on the enforcement of the Law on Promoting Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) in a bid to improve the legal and business environment.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/3 13:38:21

Former senior food, drug administration official indicted

Wu Zhen, former deputy head of the now-defunct China Food and Drug Administration, has been indicted on charges of abuse of power and taking bribes, the Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/2 19:16:50

Former head of National Energy Administration arrested for taking bribes

Nur Bekri, former head of the National Energy Administration, has been arrested for taking bribes, the Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) announced Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/2 19:13:19

China to control fentanyl-related substances

Chinese government agencies on Monday announced that all fentanyl-related analogs will be added to the country's list of controlled drugs effective May 1, a move that aims to step up efforts to stringently combat the illegal manufacturing, distribution and smuggling of the world's most lethal synthetic opioid.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/1 23:08:40

US playing Taiwan card risky

The alleged flight over the "middle line" of the Taiwan Straits by two People's Liberation Army (PLA) fighter jets could be a strong response to "Taiwan independence" forces and the US, who increasingly plays the card of the island to provoke the mainland, analysts said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/1 19:23:43