China's leading military newspaper mounted a stout defense of China's iconic Good Samaritan Lei Feng Thursday, accusing the West of smearing the image of the Chinese people's lasting role model. Full Story

China can deliver 7-pct growth goal: Justin Yifu Lin

China still has great economic development potential in many industries and can beat the growth target of around 7 percent this year, Justin Yifu Lin, former chief economist and senior vice president of the World Bank, said Friday. Full Story

Fiscal policy to stay proactive

ECONOMIC reforms are high on the government’s agenda this year, Premier Li Keqiang told the National People’s Congress yesterday, adding that the country’s growth rate target had been lowered to rebalance the economy during a year of possible “formidable difficulties.” Full Story

KUNMING, March 2 (Xinhua) -- Thirty-two people have been injured after a 5.5 magnitude earthquake struck southwest China's Yunnan Province on Sunday afternoon, according to local authorities. Full Story

Over 17 killed in south China fire

2015-02-06 01:14:25 GMT

Over 17 killed in south China fire

GUANGZHOU, Feb. 6 (Xinhua) -- Over 17 people were killed in a fire in south China's Guangdong Province on Thursday, local authorities said. Full Story