Summer wheat harvest is still growing strong 2011-03-05 08:25:16
China will have a summer wheat harvest despite the severe drought that has affected its major wheat-growing areas in recent months, the country's top agriculture official told China Daily on Friday.
New surveillance system will add bite to food safety 2011-03-05 08:14:37
China is to introduce a surveillance system to facilitate the quick detection of any food safety issues and better protect the people from problematic food, said a public health expert on Friday.
NPC promises more special inquiries 2011-03-05 08:05:23
China's lawmakers will continue to conduct special inquiries into issues of great social importance, in order to improve supervision of the government, said the spokesman for the top legislature on Friday.
Military budget rise 'no threat' 2011-03-05 07:26:32
A plan to increase China's military spending to more than 600 billion yuan ($91.3 billion) in 2011 is for national defense reasons and poses no threat to other countries, a spokesman for the nation's top legislature said on Friday.
Residents to see incomes double in Jiangsu 2011-03-05 07:17:10
Residents in East China's Jiangsu province - including city dwellers and farmers - will see their incomes double by the end of 2018, said Luo Zhijun, secretary of the Jiangsu Provincial Committee of the Communist Party of China.
NPC to start annual session Saturday 2011-03-05 07:09:52
The Fourth Session of the 11th National People's Congress (NPC), China's parliament, will open at 9 a.m. Saturday in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. NPC promises more special inquiries
Defense budget to grow 12.7% to $91.5 billion 2011-03-04 11:32:38
China said Friday it plans to raise its defense budget by 12.7 percent to 601 billion yuan (US$91.5 billion) in 2011, compared with 7.5 percent rise last year.
China to keep friendly ties with neighbors
Making laws according to own situation 2011-03-04 15:58:10
China will always make laws based on national conditions, while considering, but not copying, foreign legislative experience, the spokesman for China's top legislature.
Wenchuan quake survivors offer sympathy to NZ 2011-03-04 14:22:37
Survivors of the magnitude-8 earthquake that struck Wenchuan in Southwestern China in May 2008 offered empathy on Thursday to victims of the strong earthquake that hit Christchurch of New Zealand on February 22.
Clean fuels to take up 11.4% of energy use 2011-03-04 13:47:37
China aims to increase the proportion of non-fossil fuels in overall primary energy use to 11.4 percent by 2015, Zhang Guobao, former head of the country's National Energy Administration, said Friday.