SPECIAL COVERAGE >>Two sessions 2015

China's Economy: 2014 review

China's economy has experienced a bumpy year in 2014, with growth having slipped to 7.3 percent in the third quarter year-on-year, the slowest pace since the first quarter of 2009 during the global financial crisis, when growth measured 6.6 percent.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2015/1/5 17:55:53

China to boost rule of law

More than a month has passed since the annual policy-setting meeting of the Communist Party of China (CPC) in late October. Yet the ruling party's decision to "comprehensively advance the rule of law" remains a talking point among political analysts, as it is expected to become the cornerstone of the modernization of China's State governance and national rejuvenation.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/12/4 19:43:53

'Rule of Law' to dominate fourth plenary session

The Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee announced that the fourth plenary session of the Party's 18th central committee will be held in Beijing from October 20-23.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/10/19 20:25:36

Impact of anti-corruption campaign

Since the 18th CPC National Congress was held on November 8, 2012, the central government has launched numerous anti-corruption campaigns across China. As a result, many of the "tigers" and "flies" referred to by President Xi Jinping during his speech have since been outed and sacked.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/6/18 11:23:35

Water quality 'worrying', air pollution 'serious', says environmental protection official

During a press conference ahead of World Environment Day on June 5, China’s vice minister of environmental protection Li Ganjie said that although there has been an overall improvement in China, current water quality remains "worrying" and air pollution in cities is still "serious." The Environmental Protection Ministry published a report on China’s environment in 2013 at the press conference.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/6/9 17:29:40

Reports from the Silk Road

In his separate visits to Kazakhstan and Indonesia in September and October 2013, President Xi Jinping called for joint development of an "Economic Belt along the Silk Road" and a "Maritime Silk Road of the 21st Century". The "Belt" and the "Road" are two major initiatives that China has made to deepen reform and opening-up and advance its neighborhood diplomacy.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/5/22 19:22:04

Nine biggest water pollution disasters in China (since 2010)

Excessive levels of benzene, a carcinogenic chemical, almost 20 times the national limit in tap water have affected more than 2.4 million people in downtown Lanzhou, Northwest China's Gansu Province, provincial authorities said.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2014/4/15 19:36:04