CHONGQING, April 11 (Xinhua) — Residents of Chongqing have expressed support for the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee's decision to investigate the recently-fired Party chief of the southwestern municipality. On Tuesday, the CPC Central Committee announced a decision to investigate Bo Xilai for serious violations of discipline, and the police authorities announced the [...]
"Today's China is not the Soviet Union. We are not on the brink of a new Cold War in Asia," said US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Tuesday when explaining the US' "Back in Asia" strategy at the US Naval Academy in Annapolis. She also stated that "a peaceful, prosperous Asia Pacific" depends on [...]
BEIJING – Chinese music writers are enraged over a draft amendment to the copyright law as they believe it would diminish their professional rights if passed. However, legal experts suggest the writers misunderstand the draft and are overreacting. The National Copyright Administration published the draft amendment at its website on March 31 to seek public [...]
New trading platform expected to enhance cross-border settlements A system to settle cross-border yuan payments and boost the convertibility of the currency will be set up, central bank officials said on Wednesday. The move will promote the international use of the yuan, analysts said. The China International Payment System will be established in one or [...]
CHINA has lodged representations with the Philippine authorities over the harassment of its fishermen by the Philippine Navy in a lagoon on China's Huangyan Island in the South China Sea. The Chinese Embassy in the Philippines said that 12 fishing boats were moving into the lagoon to take shelter due to harsh weather conditions on [...]
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