China to crack down on substandard health foods 2011-02-22 20:02:18
China's food and drug watchdog Tuesday vowed a "ruthless" crackdown on the production and sales of substandard health foods and cosmetics this year.
Stress put on cheap housing 2011-02-22 06:57:41
The central government has signed strict agreements with provincial governments to guarantee that they will meet a target calling for the construction of 10 million government-subsidized apartments this year.
New property rules driving rent prices
Supreme court looks to bar legal favors 2011-02-21 07:45:15
Judges and other court officials are to be banned from privately meeting litigants of the lawsuits that they are handling, or family members and attorneys, the country's top court said.
Hu points way to harmony, stability 2011-02-21 07:18:01
President Hu Jintao called on Saturday for improved social management and innovations to "ensure a harmonious and stable society full of vitality
Hu urges efforts to create greater harmony 2011-02-19 17:32:13
Chinese President Hu Jintao Saturday urged officials to improve social management capabilities and make innovations in this regard so as to "ensure a harmonious and stable society full of vitality."
China to further ease cost of medical services 2011-02-19 09:01:04
In the next five years, China will further expand the coverage of its basic medical insurance system and ease the cost of medical services, Health Minister Chen Zhu said Friday.
Watchdog orders closer checks of dairy products 2011-02-19 08:55:35
The General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine ordered its local branches on Friday to increase their scrutiny of fresh milk in response to public concerns.
Govt to fund free entry to art galleries, libraries 2011-02-18 19:33:43
China's government has announced it will finance public libraries, art galleries and cultural centers to allow them to open for free to visitors.
Ministries to crack down on land abuse 2011-02-18 07:14:56
China's land watchdog will begin an inspection campaign at the end of this month to stop the illegal use of rural land, trying especially to stamp out the expropriation of such land from farmers and the forced demolition of buildings.
New inspections to ensure safe dairy products 2011-02-18 07:13:26
Domestic fresh dairy products will be tested this year to see if they contain leather-hydrolyzed protein and melamine, two banned additives sometimes used to make products appear to have a higher protein content, the Ministry of Agriculture said.