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Chinese political advisors discuss social governance

China’s political advisors discussed ways to improve social governance and the role social organizations should play at a bi-weekly consultation session here on Thursday. The session was presided over by…

China vows heavier penalties for Internet rumormongers

China will redouble its efforts to rid cyberspace of rumors and slanderous content and dish out heavier punishments for Internet rumormongers, a government statement said on Tuesday. The joint statement…

Philippines to mark 100 million population

The Philippine Population Commission (POPCOM) expects the country’s population to officially reach 100 million on July 27. In an information released by the POPCOM-Western Visayas on Tuesday, the office said…

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…

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…

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…

Senior leader urges implementation of “mass line”

Senior leader Liu Yunshan has called for good implementation of the Party’s “mass-line” (群众路线) campaign at the grassroots level. Liu, a member of the Standing Committee of the Communist Party…

Shaolin plans kung fu on call

Shaolin plans kung fu on call

The ancient martial art of kung fu might become as easy as a tap on the screen of your smart phone soon. China’s 1,500-year-old Shaolin Temple is looking to develop…

Beijing increases air patrols to combat terrorism

Beijing increases air patrols to combat terrorism

Beijing police have increased helicopter patrols since May as an anti-terror precaution, according to the municipal public security authorities. Yang Dongfeng, captain of the air police team, said eight patrol…

Spring Festival travel season 2014 begins

The Spring Festival travel season of 2014 began on January 16., 2014. It is estimated that 52.76 million passengers will travel by railway, plane, highway and boat during this period,…

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