The 12th National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), China’s top political advisory body, concluded its annual session on Wednesday. Yu Zhengsheng, chairman of the CPPCC National Committee, presided over the meeting held in the Great Hall of the People in the heart of Beijing. Top Communist Party of China (CPC) and [...]
Chinese President Xi Jinping and his U.S. counterpart Barack Obama exchanged views in a telephone conversation Monday on bilateral ties and the situation in Ukraine. “I met with President Obama twice last year and we reached a series of important consensus to push for a new stage for building a new type of major-country relationship [...]
When Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 vanished in the early hours of Saturday, it was instantly on its way to becoming one of the great riddles in modern aviation. Some 48 hours later, experts and observers are still scratching their heads over the possible outcome of the lost airliner and the 239 people on board. As [...]
The Chinese government sent a working group Monday morning to Malaysia for handling the aftermath of the missing Malaysian Airlines flight. According to earlier report, the 13-member group is composed of officials with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Public Security, Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC). “The most pressing [...]
KUALA LUMPUR/PHU QUOC ISLAND, Vietnam – Officials investigating the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner with 239 people on board suspect it may have disintegrated in mid-flight, a senior source said on Sunday, as Vietnam reported a possible sighting of wreckage from the plane. International police agency Interpol confirmed that two passengers on the flight [...]
The top legislature will try to reduce the number of crimes subject to the death penalty by revising the Criminal Law this year, an official said on Sunday. The last time China reduced the number of charges carrying the death penalty was in 2011, when the legislature cut 13 charges that did not involve violence. [...]
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