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Draft law targets improved nuclear safety

2017-04-24 16:45:00

China is expected to establish a national emergency and coordination committee to deal with nuclear accidents. Full Story

Draft law orders online map makers to protect personal data

2017-04-24 16:41:00

Legislators are discussing a law change that would make tech companies that make online maps, such as Baidu, responsible for protecting any personal data they collect or use. Full Story

Ancient porcelain kiln excavated in Central China

2017-04-24 16:31:00

Archaeologists in Central China's Hunan province are excavating a site of a porcelain kiln to make way for a new railway. Full Story

China considers draft law revision to standardization law

2017-04-24 16:26:00

Chinese lawmakers Monday started to review a draft amendment to the Standardization Law, as the country strives to achieve quality-based development. Full Story

Population of Xinjiang's endangered amphibian stops declining

2017-04-24 15:35:00

Efforts to keep Xinjiang salamander (Ranodon Sibiricus), an endangered amphibian, from going extinct have had success. Full Story

China's Long March-5 Y2 carrier rocket leaves for launch site

2017-04-24 15:20:00

China's Long March-5 Y2 carrier rocket departed Northern China's Tianjin Port for the launch base in Southern Hainan Monday. Full Story

China's draft law highlights information security, national territory awareness

2017-04-24 15:20:00

Chinese lawmakers are considering draft revisions to the surveying and mapping law to protect geographic information security and raise public awareness on national territory. Full Story

Former senior civil affairs official demoted for dereliction of duty

2017-04-24 15:20:00

Chen Chuanshu, a former senior official of China's Ministry of Civil Affairs, has been demoted for serious dereliction of duty and irresponsibility, the discipline arm of the Communist Party of China (CPC) announced Monday. Full Story

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2017-04-24 14:59:00

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Cutting overcapacity helps tackle environmental problems, experts say

2017-04-24 14:47:00

China's supply-side structural reform, which has reduced excessive production capacity, helps push the country's environmental protection and resource saving, experts said on Saturday. Full Story