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China's economy to be 'smooth and stable' in 2014: PM
China’s economy to be ‘smoot...

China’s economy to be ‘smooth and stable’ in 2014: PM

Beijing – China’s economy will be on a steady path in 2014, Premier Li Keqiang has said. During a trip to Tianjin, Keqiang said that China has the conditions in place to maintain the ‘smooth running of its economy and the general stability of its financial market’ in... read more »

China to strengthen supervision of officials' assets reports
China to strengthen supervision of offic...

China to strengthen supervision of officials’ assets reports

Beijing – China has ordered strict enforcement of a regulation that requires officials to report their assets and their family members’ earnings. Authorities will enhance supervision to ensure officials’ assets reports are accurate, reported Xinhua Sunday citing the Organisation... read more »

China formally allows more couples to have second child
China formally allows more couples to ha...

China formally allows more couples to have second child

Beijing – China’s top legislature Saturday made a resolution to allow couples to have two children if either parent is an only child. The Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC) passed a resolution on adjusting and improving the family planning policy through a... read more »

Beijing may relax birth policy in 2014
Beijing may relax birth policy in 2014

Beijing may relax birth policy in 2014

Beijing – Beijing has started to examine a draft to relax the more than 30-year-old one-child policy, authorities said Friday. The standing committee of Beijing Municipal People’s Congress is mulling an amendment to the Beijing Municipal Population and Family Planning Regulations,... read more »

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China hails its lunar probe mission as complete success

China hails its lunar probe mission as complete success

Beijing – China hailed its Chang’e-3 lunar probe mission “a complete success” Sunday night, after its first moon rover Yutu, or Jade Rabbit, and lander took photos... read more »

Air defence zone remarks: China refutes Japanese PM

Air defence zone remarks: China refutes Japanese PM

Beijing – Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Hong Lei has strongly refuted Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s recent remarks on China’s East China Sea Air Defence... read more »

China to strengthen supervision of officials' assets reports

China to safeguard national food security

Beijing –  China will safeguard national food security while continuing to pursue the sustainable development of agriculture, an official statement said Friday. The statement,... read more »

China asks Japan to halt provocation

China asks Japan to halt provocation

Beijing – China has asked Japan to immediately stop all of its provocative actions over the ownership of Diaoyu Islands. Reacting to a video clip on the Japanese foreign... read more »

Chinese reform encouraging, says World Bank chief

Chinese reform encouraging, says World Bank chief

Washington – The recent reform measures announced by the Chinese government are encouraging, and the US Federal Reserve needs to exit the current massive asset buying programme in a smooth... read more »