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China to promote capital opening 'step by step'
China will promote the convertibility of Renminbi under capital accounts step by step, although the yuan's increasing cross-border use will accelerate the process, People's Bank of China (PBOC) governor Zhou Xiaochuan said Wednesday.
China to shorten name of proposed new media regulator
The lengthy name of China's reorganized media regulatory body is expected to be shortened in response to public complaints, the secretariat of the annual parliamentary session said Wednesday.
Tibet 'long out of shadow' of riot
Attending a meeting in the Great Hall of the People, Padma Chodron did not feel like talking much about the riot that took place five years ago in Tibet.
China to ensure online payment safety
The People's Bank of China (PBOC), the country's central bank, on Wednesday called for more people to be alert of potential risks concerning online payment methods.
Top bankers meet the press
Zhou Xiaochuan, governor of the People's Bank of China (PBC), and three deputy governors held a press conference today, answering questions on China's monetary policy and financial reform.
Credit rating of railway bonds to remain intact
A senior central bank official said Wednesday that the credit rating of the bonds issued by the Ministry of Railways (MOR) will remain intact after the ministry's restructuring.
120 mln yuan provided to fight drought
The Chinese government has earmarked 120 million yuan (19.14 million U.S. dollars) to fight drought in west China, the Ministry of Finance said on Wednesday.
Gov't to take over unqualified civil charity orgs
The government will start managing poorly administered civil charity organizations in order to better safeguard the rights of orphans and abandoned children, a civil minister said Wednesday.
Democratic elections in most villages: official
Democratic elections have been carried out in almost all Chinese villages to ensure self governance at the grass-roots level, an official said Wednesday.
China's new stealth frigate commissioned
A Chinese-developed next-generation stealth frigate was commissioned to the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLA Navy) on Tuesday.
Military urged to follow Xi's remarks
The Chinese armed forces have been urged to learn from and carry out the key points conveyed in the latest speech by Xi Jinping, China's top military leader.
Surrogacy crackdown to continue
China's Ministry of Health yesterday scotched media reports that surrogacy is about to be legalized.
Lawmakers to vote for China's new leaders
The change of China's leadership for a new term of five years was formally initiated by the national legislature, with a candidate list tabled by the presidium of the first session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC) on Tuesday.
Lawmakers to vote for China's new leaders
The change of China's leadership for a new term of five years was formally initiated by the national legislature, with a candidate list discussed by the presidium of the first session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC) Tuesday afternoon.
China's farm produce prices retreat
Farm produce prices in 36 major Chinese cities have declined for a third week, new official data showed.
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