• Society June 22, 2018

    Festival created to celebrate harvest, giving farmers their day in the sun

    The nation will celebrate Chinese Farmers' Harvest Festival on the autumn equinox on the Chinese lunar calendar starting this year, Han Changfu, minister of agriculture and rural affairs, said on Thursday.

  • Environment June 21, 2018

    Guidelines attack ozone pollution

    China will roll out new guidelines to prevent and control ozone pollution amid rising levels of the pollutant across the country, a government official said on Wednesday.

  • Economy June 14, 2018

    China industrial output expands 6.8 percent in May

    China's industrial output expanded 6.8 percent year-on-year in May, slower than the seven percent rise in the previous month but still faster than the six percent increase in March, official data showed on Thursday.

  • Society June 14, 2018

    Pensions to be ensured through plan

    The central government is adopting an adjustment fund system for the basic pension covering employees of enterprises to address the different situations among provincial regions and ensure punctual and full pension payments to retirees.

  • Policy June 11, 2018

    Streamlined market supervision to facilitate business

    "As an important part of administration reform, the random checks are an innovation for market supervision," said Ma Zhengqi, deputy director of the State Administration for Market Regulation on June 8.

  • Economy June 11, 2018

    China's FDI to remain stable in 2nd half of 2018

    China is confident that foreign direct investment will continue to remain stable in the second half of this year, a senior government official said on Friday.

  • Economy June 5, 2018

    China to further cut import tariffs to meet consumer needs

    At the State Council policy briefing on June 1, Vice Finance Minister Zhu Guangyao was invited to share details about reducing import tariffs for daily consumer goods.

  • Society June 4, 2018

    New system to help disabled children

    China will operate a new rehabilitation system to help millions of children with disabilities, starting on Oct. 1, as approved by the State Council, senior officials said on International Children's Day.

  • Society May 31, 2018

    Enforcement of rulings gets priority

    Chinese judges say they are giving high priority to the enforcement of monetary judgments and are ordering stiff punishments for people who fail to comply.

  • Culture May 29, 2018

    Physical evidence found for 5,000 years of civilization

    It is often said that Chinese civilization extends back 5,000 years. Now, after 15 years of intense research as part of a nationwide project to explore the origins of that civilization, archaeologists are able to back up that statement with solid physical evidence.

  • Education May 28, 2018

    China to recruit more graduates to teach in rural areas

    China will recruit another 10,000 college graduates to teach in primary and middle schools in rural areas this year, an official with the Ministry of Education said on May 25.

  • Economy May 25, 2018

    FTZs to play key role in boosting economy

    China has unveiled plans to further deepen reform and boost innovation in three coastal pilot free-trade zones to improve the business environment and enhance the country's opening up, a senior commerce official said on Thursday.

  • Economy May 23, 2018

    China moves to offer easier access for foreign investment

    China is quickening preparations for the introduction of new practices to cut red tape for business filing and registration of foreign-invested enterprises as part of efforts to attract more investment inflows, authorities said Tuesday.

  • Economy May 16, 2018

    China stays on solid growth path in April

    China's economic growth momentum held up in April despite slowing fixed-asset investment and retail sales growth, with analysts expecting the nation's policy stance to remain unchanged in the coming months.

  • Economy May 15, 2018

    China's industrial output expansion beats expectations

    China's industrial output expanded 7 percent in April, increasing from the 6-percent rise in the previous month, official data showed Tuesday.

  • Around China May 14, 2018

    Local incentives pay off in achievements

    The State Council's nationwide policy inspection mechanism is encouraging local governments to make extraordinarily progress in industrial upgrading and improving people's livelihood, senior officials said.

  • Policy May 8, 2018

    Construction processes to be streamlined

    Application and review processes for construction projects will be streamlined nationwide, and a unified procedure will be established that will cut the current process time in half, a senior official said on Monday.

  • Sci-Tech May 7, 2018

    Workers seek tech innovations

    Front-line technicians are encouraging workers to seek out technological innovations they think can greatly benefit the country, society and public.

  • Economy May 7, 2018

    Business registration to be expedited

    Electronic and internet platforms will be more widely applied in governance to ensure that the time required for business registration in 36 cities and regions will be reduced to within 8.5 days by the end of 2018, a senior official said.

  • Economy May 4, 2018

    New policies to help small firms

    China's recent tax reduction move will boost the growth of small and micro-businesses and encourage stronger technological innovation, a senior official said.

  • Society May 2, 2018

    China to reduce cancer drug prices

    China is working to reduce the prices of cancer drugs and the financial burden on patients, according to health officials Saturday.

  • Society April 27, 2018

    Good practices at grassroots effective

    Joint efforts from both grassroots officials and poor residents are essential to revitalize China's vast rural areas and win the battle against dire poverty, local officials said on April 26.

  • Society April 26, 2018

    Pressroom Minutes: China to step up IPR protection

    The State Council Information Office of China held a press conference on April 24, to brief the media on China's intellectual property rights protection efforts in 2017.

  • Economy April 26, 2018

    Industrial sector gets a boost in first quarter

    China's industrial sector made a strong start in the first quarter, with the industrial value-added output rising 6.8 percent year-on-year, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology said on Wednesday.

  • Society April 25, 2018

    SCIO briefing on development of China's intellectual property rights

    A press conference was held Tuesday morning to review the development of China's intellectual property rights in 2017.

  • Policy April 24, 2018

    Training workers for key skills will boost quality and growth, official says

    Enterprises will be urged to do more to train skilled workers with a more comprehensive training system while enjoying tax incentives and financial subsidies, senior official said.

  • Economy April 20, 2018

    Stable exchange rates are expected

    China's cross-border capital flows and the yuan's exchange rate are expected to remain stable, spokesperson of the nation's foreign exchange regulator said on Thursday.

  • Economy April 19, 2018

    Pressroom Minutes: China's Q1 GDP grows 6.8 pct. year on year

    The State Council Information Office of China held a press conference on April 17 to introduce the national economic performance in the first quarter of 2018.

  • Economy April 18, 2018

    SCIO briefing on China's economy in Q1

    The Chinese economy saw a solid start to the year with a 6.8-percent growth in the first quarter, according to official data released Tuesday.

  • Economy April 18, 2018

    China's economy displays resilience amid trade tensions

    China's economy delivered a solid start to the year with above-target growth in the first quarter, demonstrating its resilience amid escalating trade tensions with the United States.

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