Key messages signaled from President Xi's New Year inspection tours

For the seventh year in a row after the 18th National Congress of the CPC, from 2013 to 2019, President Xi's New Year inspection tours insist on delivering the latest signals about the focus and priorities of government work.

Lawmakers consider axing death penalty for 9 crimes

China's top legislature is considering abolishing the death penalty for 9 crimes, which is expected to serve as ...

2014/11/18 18:22:21

China's new wave of emigrants

The number of Chinese emigrants has reportedly been increasing rapidly over recent years. Most of those leaving are ...

2014/10/30 14:51:36

Rare diseases in China

The Ice Bucket Challenge, which continues to go viral on social media throughout the world, has successfully brought ...

2014/10/30 14:24:44

Mates of the state: China's diplomatic partners

"Partnership refers to a type of international cooperative relationship between countries (regions, organizations) based on mutual trust, within ...

2014/10/30 14:23:26

Web of intrigue: Zhou Yongkang's fall from power

China announced an official investigation into former security chief Zhou Yongkang, the highest-ranking official that has been probed ...

2014/10/30 14:20:20

Zhou's fallen protégés

China on Tuesday announced an official investigation into former security chief Zhou Yongkang, the highest-ranking official that has ...

2014/10/30 14:18:38

Alibaba: A short history of world's biggest IPO

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba began trading on the New York Stock Exchange on September 19.

2014/10/30 14:00:53

Tourism to China drops as more Chinese travel abroad

With over 100 million people traveling abroad, China has become the largest market for outbound tourism in the ...

2014/10/29 17:13:04

Hong Kong's new electoral process

The HKSAR government has launched the legal procedure to revise the method for the selection of chief executive ...

2014/10/29 17:07:37

Scotland's bid for independence

The Scottish independence referendum officially started on September 18 as polling stations opened for voting on the question ...

2014/10/29 17:05:05

Catch me if you can: China's fled officials

According to a CASS report, about 16,000 to 18,000 officials in China went missing or fled abroad between ...

2014/10/29 16:14:13

Tiananmen in Bloom

Mass flower arrangements are often displayed to celebrate important festivals in China, such as Labor Day and National ...

2014/10/29 16:13:26