China's economy will grow at a faster pace in the latter half this year on recovering export, rising investment and expanding housing market, a report released on Sunday by a Beijing-based research center said. "We are confident that China will see a U-shaped economic recovery in 2012," the Centre for China in the World Economy [...]
An earthquake measuring 6.6 magnitude jolted Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region at 5:07 am on Saturday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center. The epicenter was monitored at 43.4 degrees north latitude and 84.8 degrees east longitude, a mountainous area along the border of Hejing and Xinyuan counties. The focus, the point of rupture [...]
A new law will give refugees who come to China the right to stay in the country. The National People's Congress Standing Committee approved an Exit and Entry Administration Law on Saturday will allow refugees to stay in China after obtaining an ID card from public security authorities. Asylum seekers will also be allowed to [...]
President stresses importance of the Basic Law, stability and developing leaders of the future. President Hu Jintao urged the government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, sworn in on Sunday, to strive for harmony and stability, uphold the authority of the Basic Law, enhance competitiveness, ensure that people can reach their potential and help [...]
(Beijing) – The national auditor has found that a three-year program to refurbish or rebuild school buildings has left many untouched. Months after the 2008 earthquake, the State Council ordered the three-year, nationwide program to address problems related to shoddily built schools. The program ended in April. The National Audit Office examined 18 provinces [...]
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