Wednesday, November 20, 2013
China will further ease its family planning laws after announcing last week that it would allow millions of families to have two children, a senior official from the government's family planning commission said on Tuesday.
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Hong Kong and Shanghai shares jumped on Monday after China last week unveiled details of a reform drive that includes giving private firms a greater role in the economy.
China will steer local governments away from the pursuit of economic growth at all costs and beef up their powers to punish polluters as part of a campaign to reverse the damage done by three decades of unchecked expansion.
Monday, November 18, 2013
Eleven people were killed in an assault on a police station in China's northwestern region of Xinjiang, the local government said Sunday, the latest in a series of attacks pointing to growing unrest in the area.
Sunday, November 17, 2013
A senior Chinese leader has appealed to members of the ruling Communist Party to unite around a key reform plan and shoulder the “historic” responsibility of making sure it is followed through, state media said.
China is not considering a broad relaxation of its strict one-child policy despite an easing of existing rules since it would be too disruptive, the health ministry said on Saturday.
Saturday, November 16, 2013
China's new national security commission will enable the government to speak with a single voice when it comes to dealing with crises at home and abroad, state media cited President Xi Jinping as saying.
China's Communist rulers announced an easing of the controversial one-child policy amid a raft of sweeping pledges unveiled Friday including the abolition of “re-education” labor camps and loosening economic controls.
China on Friday pledged ambitious reforms to loosen the Communist authorities' grip on the world's second-largest economy, as leaders chart the way forward for the next decade.