• 2019 NPC & CPPCC March 5, 2019

    China sets 2019 GDP growth target at 6-6.5 pct

    China set its GDP growth target for this year at between 6 percent and 6.5 percent as the country pursues higher-quality development amid mounting uncertainties in the international economic landscape, according to the annual government work report delivered by Premier Li Keqiang on Tuesday morning.

  • 2019 NPC & CPPCC March 5, 2019

    More legislative work underway

    The National People's Congress will redouble its efforts to draft, revise and deliberate on laws concerning the environment, people's livelihoods and national security this year to provide better standards of living and effectively prevent risks, a spokesman for the country's top legislature said on Monday.

  • Economy March 5, 2019

    Foreign investment draft levels the field

    A proposed new law on foreign investment would replace three existing ones and serve as the basic law for the field as the country continues to open up in the new era, an official of China's top legislature said.

  • Economy March 5, 2019

    China's rail freight volume sees steady growth in January

    China's rail freight volume, an indicator of broad economic activity, registered stable expansion in January, official data showed.

  • 2019 NPC & CPPCC March 4, 2019

    Press conference on agenda of session and work of NPC held in Beijing

    Zhang Yesui, spokesperson for the second session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC), attended a press conference on the agenda of the session and the work of the NPC at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on March 4.

  • Around China March 4, 2019

    China's island FTZ to hire executives worldwide

    China's southern island province of Hainan will offer global talent senior positions to promote free trade zone (FTZ) construction, local authorities said.

  • 2019 NPC & CPPCC March 4, 2019

    Ministers receive interview

    Ministers received interview after the opening meeting of the second session of the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on March 3.

  • Society March 4, 2019

    China leads world in disease emergency handling capability: Former WHO chief

    China's capability in preventing and controlling disease emergencies is leading the world, former director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO) Margaret Chan Fung Fu-chun said Sunday.

  • 2019 NPC & CPPCC March 4, 2019

    China sees good start in battle against pollution: Minister

    China has pushed forward pollution control in the past year, and secured a good start in the tough battle against pollution between 2018-2020, the country's Ecology and Environment Minister Li Ganjie said Sunday.

  • Society March 4, 2019

    China's social endowment insurance covers over 523M people

    China's social endowment insurance for rural and urban residents has covered over 523 million people by the end of 2018, according to the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security (MOHRSS).

  • Around China March 3, 2019

    Media visit companies in Zhengzhou

    The capital of central China’s Zhengzhou province welcomed a group of media professionals on Thursday to visit companies in the city.

  • Around China March 1, 2019

    Greater Bay Area looks to foster innovation, tech hub

    China is committed to developing an international innovation and technology hub in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, which will serve as a leading force for national innovative development, the country's top economic regulator said.

  • Environment March 1, 2019

    Tasks listed in protection of Qomolangma

    The recent ban on ordinary tourists entering the core zone of Qomolangma National Nature Reserve is aimed at restoring the area's vulnerable ecosystem after years of rapid tourism development, a spokesman from the Ministry of Ecology and Environment said on Thursday.

  • Economy March 1, 2019

    China to further open economy to foreign investors

    China will continue its efforts to open up the economy and reduce market access restrictions on foreign investment, the Ministry of Commerce said.

  • Around China February 28, 2019

    Big data looms large in Guizhou

    Over the past half decade, Guizhou province has attracted investment and projects globally from more than 9,500 companies, some of which are household names - Google, Apple and China's own Alibaba and Tencent.

  • 2019 NPC & CPPCC February 28, 2019

    Journalists to enjoy 5G coverage at sessions

    Journalists from home and abroad covering the upcoming annual two sessions of China's top legislative and political advisory bodies will have better network and technological services available, including a 5G network at a media center that opened on Wednesday.

  • Sci-Tech February 28, 2019

    China selects top 10 scientific discoveries of 2018

    China's Ministry of Science and Technology Wednesday selected the country's top 10 scientific discoveries of last year, including macaque monkey cloning, a DNA nanorobot and the precise measurements of the gravitational constant.

  • Environment February 28, 2019

    China aids joint desertification fight

    China will continue to boost cooperation in prevention and control of desertification with other nations, especially with those involved in the Belt and Road, through sharing technology, facilities and professional training.

  • 2019 NPC & CPPCC February 28, 2019

    Press center for China's 'two sessions' put into official use

    The 13th National People's Congress (NPC), China's national legislature, will start its second annual session on March 5 and the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), the country's national political advisory body, will begin its second annual session on March 3.

  • Economy February 27, 2019

    China: Rapid investment growth expected in manufacturing, property

    China's manufacturing and property sectors are expected to maintain relatively rapid investment growth in 2019, the country's economic planner has predicted.

  • Society February 27, 2019

    New regulation improves procuratorial advice work

    China's Supreme People's Procuratorate Tuesday released a revised regulation on the work of procuratorial proposals in a bid to increase work quality and efficiency.

  • Education February 27, 2019

    China has 2.9 million teachers in rural areas

    China had over 2.9 million teachers in rural areas by the end of 2018, the Ministry of Education said Tuesday.

  • Economy February 27, 2019

    CDB lends trillions of yuan to develop Yangtze River Economic Belt

    China Development Bank (CDB), the world's largest development finance institution, has extended trillions of yuan of loans to support the development of the Yangtze River Economic Belt.

  • Economy February 26, 2019

    China to increase bank loans to private firms

    ​Chinese authorities on Monday demanded increased financial support for private firms, requiring major state-owned banks to target faster growth in loans to small and micro businesses.

  • Around China February 26, 2019

    Group to map way out of vaccine morass

    China has set up a national work group for immunization planning that will suggest ways to ensure vaccines are safe, the head of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention said on Monday.

  • Society February 26, 2019

    13.9m rural migrants get urban household registration

    China has granted urban household registration to 13.9 million rural migrants settled in cities in 2018, a result of relaxed household registration requirements, according to China's Ministry of Public Security.

  • Environment February 26, 2019

    Shanghai grants environmental assessment exemption for specified projects

    Shanghai Municipal Bureau of Ecology and Environment recently granted environmental impact assessment (EIA) exemptions for specified construction projects in an effort to improve the city's business environment.

  • Around China February 26, 2019

    China to invest US$45 mln to protect Potala Palace's ancient documents

    The Chinese government will invest 300 million yuan (US$44.9 million) in the next 10 years in its greatest efforts of protection and utilization of ancient documents in the Potala Palace, a World Heritage site in Lhasa, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region.

  • Aid February 25, 2019

    Continuing relief efforts made to help people in blizzard-hit Yushu

    Around 80 tonnes of donated fodders arrived at the blizzard-ravaged village Friday night and were distributed to local herdsmen in time to prevent livestock from starving.

  • Around China February 25, 2019

    1.32 mln people living in Guizhou's poverty-stricken areas relocated to more developed communities

    According to the provincial plan for poverty elimination, a total of 1.88 million impoverished residents in Guizhou will be moved into new homes by the first half of 2019, consisting 15% of the amount of people in the national plan for poverty elimination during the 13th Five-Year Plan period (2016-2020).

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