A compilation of selected remarks by Chinese President Xi Jinping on comprehensively advancing the rule of law has been published. Full Story

China may hit middle-income trap: minister

China has a more-than-50-percent chance of slipping toward the middle-income trap in the next five or 10 years, said Lou Jiwei, the finance minister, during a conference held in Tsinghua University over the weekend, Chinese portal website Sina reported Saturday. Full Story

Carcinogenic pesticide found in Beijing strawberries

Carcinogenic pesticide residues were detected in eight strawberry samples randomly bought at Beijing markets and tested at Beijing University of Agriculture, China Central Television (CCTV) reported Saturday. Full Story

5.3-magnitude quake jolts Tibet

2015-04-25 23:31:15 GMT

BEIJING, April 26 (Xinhua) -- A 5.3-magnitude quake shook Nyalam County in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region at 1:42 a.m. Sunday following strong earthquakes in neighboring Nepal, the China Earthquake Networks Center said. Full Story

China's chemical plant fire resurfaces

2015-04-08 03:26:28 GMT

ZHANGZHOU, Fujian Province, April 8 (Xinhua) -- Fire at a chemical plant in east China's Fujian Province resurfaced for a second time early Wednesday morning. Full Story