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Top political advisor urges innovation in consultation

[2009-10-31 13:30]

China's top political advisor Jia Qinglin has urged to carry on the traditions of the system of multi-party cooperation and political consultation and called for innovation in theories and practices to further improve the system.

A/H1N1 flu toll reaches 6 on mainland

[2009-10-31 11:03]

Two more people on the Chinese mainland died of A/H1N1 influenza in the 48 hours ending at 3 p.m. Friday, bringing the total to six, said the Ministry of Health in a statement on its website Friday night.

China sends new naval flotilla to Somali waters

[2009-10-31 09:42]

A new Chinese naval flotilla was deployed to the Gulf of Aden and waters off the coast of Somalia on Friday to protect merchant vessels against rampant pirates that still hold a Chinese ship for ransom.

Govt injects urgency into flu jabs

[2009-10-31 09:20]

With the country bracing for a surge in A(H1N1) flu infections in the coming months, China's top epidemiologist is urging more people to be inoculated against the disease.

Chinese vice-premier meets Australian PM on ties

[2009-10-31 08:55]

Visiting Chinese Vice Premier Li Keqiang met here Friday with Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd to discuss the development of relations between their two countries and issues of common concern. Panda diplomacy helps repair rift

China firmly opposed to EU statement

[2009-10-31 04:31]

China voiced its strong dissatisfaction and firm opposition to an EU statement denouncing the execution of two Tibetans convicted of murder in the Lhasa riot.

Australia to get China pandas by year-end

[2009-10-30 22:40]

Australia's Adelaide Zoo will receive a pair of giant pandas from China by the end of this year, Chinese media said Friday.

China sets up $1.32B high-tech VC funds

[2009-10-30 22:02]

China said Friday that it had launched VC funds totalling 9 billion yuan jointly with several provincial governments and private investors to support the country's growing high-tech sector.

Wen stresses medical, social security reforms

[2009-10-30 21:40]

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has underscored the importance of deepening reforms in the country's medical system and social security network so as to improve the livelihood of the general public.

China creates 7.57M new jobs from Jan. to Aug.

[2009-10-30 19:30]

China has created 7.57 million new jobs in the first eight months of this year in a bid to guarantee employment amid global economic downturn, a senior legislator said here Friday.

PLA to enlist at 13 Beijing private colleges

[2009-10-30 19:20]

Students at 13 private universities in Beijing will become eligible for recruitment into the People's Liberation Army (PLA) for the first time this year.

Rule by law boosted by equal rights in urban and rural areas

[2009-10-30 15:44]

Equality has become a catchphrase when Chinese lawmakers mull over two major moves in the history of China's legislative progress.

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