Zhou Yongkang investigated for serious disciplinary violation

The Communist Party of China (CPC) announced on Tuesday an investigation into Zhou Yongkang, the latest and highest ranking “tiger” in the anti-corruption campaign’s crosshairs. The investigation of Zhou, a former Standing Committee member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, for suspected “serious disciplinary violations” will be conducted by the CPC Central […]

China to upgrade transport infrastructures in Tibet

China has vowed to further promote the development of transport infrastructures in Tibet to make travels on “the roof of the world” much easier. The Ministry of Transport (MOT) said in a guideline that China aims to expand highways in the autonomous region to 110,000 kilometers by 2020. China plans to complete a primary network […]

China to shut down 1700 small collieries

China’s work safety watchdog on Thursday vowed to close over 1,700 accident-prone small coal mines in a bid to enhance safety and reduce casualties. Yang Dongliang, head of the State Administration of Work Safety, said collieries with an annual capacity under 90,000 tonnes will be shut down in 50 coal-rich counties in 12 provincial-level regions. […]

Three Chinese officials investigated for corruption

Prosecutors have opened investigations into two officials and transferred the case of another to prosecution for suspected abuse of power and bribery, said the Supreme People’s Procuratorate (SPP) Tuesday. Nong Xiaowen, former board chairman of the Guangxi Tourism Investment Group Co., Ltd., and Kong Xiangpeng, former deputy director of the Standing Committee of the Wuzhou […]

Chinese policeman executed for shooting pregnant woman

A former policeman was executed on Tuesday for shooting a pregnant woman dead in south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Hu Ping, formerly of the public security bureau of Pingnan County, was drunk when he shot the woman and her husband, who ran a rice noodle restaurant, on Oct. 28. The husband, Cai Shiyong, sustained […]

2014 Beijing Marathon opens registration for foreign runners

The 2014 Beijing International Marathon has started registration process for foreign runners, organizers revealed in Beijing on Sunday. The organizers have adjusted the race events and slots allocation with the mini marathon event being cancelled in 2014. The full-race marathon will be open to 26,000 entrants and half marathon to 4000 entrants. According to the […]

Court concludes hearing of gang leaders’ appeal

Courts in central China’s Hubei Province have concluded hearing the appeals of former mining tycoon Liu Han and his brother Liu Wei,sentenced to death at an earlier trial. The Liu brothers’ appeals were conducted by the Hubei Higher People’s Court at two different local courts. The Liu brothers and 34 other defendants were convicted of […]

China to develop starting point of Maritime Silk Road

Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli urged acceleration of the opening-up of southeast China’s Fujian Province, the starting point of the historic Maritime Silk Road, during his visit there from Thursday to Saturday. Zhang said the local authorities should strengthen economic ties with countries and regions along the maritime trade route and boost two-way investment. More […]

IURR to be Held in Xinjin Scenic Satellite City

IURR to be Held in Xinjin Scenic Satellite City

From July 19th to 20th, the 5th Xinjin International Universities Rowing Regatta (IURR) will open at the Water Sports Center in Xinjin County in southern Chengdu. Sponsored by the Water Sports Administration Center at General Administration of Sport of China, Sports Bureau of Sichuan Province, Chengdu Municipal Government and organized by the government of Xijin […]

Former official receives life sentence for bribery

Former official receives life sentence for bribery

Wang Suyi (王素毅), a former senior official from north China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, has been sentenced to life imprisonment for accepting bribes, a local court in Beijing announced on Thursday. Wang was also deprived of political rights for life and all his property has been confiscated, according to the court ruling by Beijing No.1 […]

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