Politics & Society

Xi's got a plan, but now he must put it in place

Comprehensive reform

China takes step to ease one-child policy

China's family-planning agency will take steps to relax its one-child policy, echoing the governmen

Party vows to combat corruption from top down

China's ruling communist party will ramp up efforts to curb corruption within its ranks, requiring

Full transcript of reform meeting message expected Tuesday

Top leaders in Beijing are expected to release within days a full transcript of the Third Plenum co

Close your eyes and let the fervor of the Third Plenum overcome you

China's moment of reform zen

The voice of vested interest heard loudest at the Third Plenum

Upending reform

China policy meet signals land and price reforms

China's top leaders late Tuesday signaled a possible end to state-mandated prices,

China could alter one-child policy soon

China's ruling Communist Party plans to adjust its one-child policy soon after the Third Plenum mee

China offers only US$200,000 in aid to Philippines

The Chinese government has pledged to give only US$200,000 to the Philippines in the wake of the de

China to boost national security system

China is planning to establish a new "state security committee" with the aim of integrating securit

China expected to unveil reform measures today

A package of reform plans are expected to be announced today after the closing ceremony of the Chin

China’s debt pile: Where did it all come from?

In the red

PLA finds personnel kept “illicit” homes, vehicles

The People's Liberation Army has uncovered that its personnel "illicitly” kept more than 8,000 apar

Tiananmen crash linked to Xinjiang

Beijing police are searching for information on two men from Xinjiang province in west China after

Abe's remarks fan China-Japan tensions

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told Japanese troops on Sunday that Tokyo opposes the use of forc

China to monitor smog's effects on health

China's Health Ministry will establish within five years a national network to study the health eff

China urges economic policy to spur rebound

China’s central government has called for its economic policies and reforms to be implemented in or

Nanjing mayor hit by corruption crackdown

The Chinese Communist Party released an online statement Thursday reporting an investigation into N

Tensions cramp annual trilateral meeting

An annual meeting between China, Japan and South Korea is likely to be postponed due to territorial

Former PetroChina exec investigated for graft

Wei Zhigang, the former head of PetroChina's (PTR.NYSE, 601857.SHA, 0857.HKG) Indonesian unit, is b

Court to hear Bo Xilai's appeal

Shandong Higher People's Court on Wednesday announced that it will hear the appeal of Bo Xilai, the

China may speed up paid leave reforms

China may soon make reforms to ensure workers are entitled to paid leave following more incidents o

Banker sentenced for faking ID cards to buy property

Chinese banking official Gong Aiai was sentenced to three years in prison on Sunday for faking and

Bo Xilai sentenced to life in prison

The Jinan Intermediate People's Court sentenced Bo Xilai to life in prison on Sunday,

China reins in popular microbloggers

The Chinese government is clamping down on prominent microbloggers who have been critical of the st

China probes another state energy official

Another high-ranking official at one of China's state energy firms has come under an anti-corruptio

State enterprise needs a reformer in the control tower

SOE reform

Philippines says China occupying disputed shoal

A Philippines top diplomat said China plans to occupy a disputed shoal in the South China Sea, stir

What’s up with the corruption crackdown?

SOE reform

Party probes minister-level official

China's disciplinary unit is investigating the head of State-owned Asset Supervision Administration


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