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Railways, transport ministries to merge
China's Ministry of Railways may merge with the Ministry of Transport this year after the upcoming 12th National People's Congress (NPC) scheduled to open next Tuesday.
No restart for three inland nuclear power plants
Three inland nuclear power plants will not be re-opened during the 12th Five-Year Plan period.
China still has 10 year advantages in manufacturing
More high-quality human resources and the efforts to build new competitiveness still give China advantages in manufacturing.
How far has China come on its path of reform?
Truly empowering the society is key to China’s government structural reforms.
First nuclear power plant in NE China
The Hongyanhe nuclear power plant in Liaoning province is the first nuclear power plant in Northeast China.
China should go its own way in E China Sea
A major general urges China to make some tough rules that guarantee security.
Wukan's dilemma stems from land property rights
The 2011 Wukan village incident is still fermenting. If no land property rights reform is introduced, similar incidents are bound to occur sooner rather than later.
Community service for psychiatric patients
Italian NGO Solidariet a'e Servizio tries to bring its community recuperation service to China for the country's psychiatric sufferers.
Ownership of meteorite remains controversial
Whom does a meteorite belong to? It is a tough question for law makers.
Battling domestic violence requires more legislation
Legal experts have called for continuous efforts in drafting a new law specifically aimed at domestic violence in China.
Daughter of Huawei founder unveils company's secrets
Huawei has no skeletons in the cupboard, said Cathy Meng, CFO of the Chinese telecom giant and daughter of company's founder, during her first media briefing on Jan. 21.
Orphanage fire raises questions about unlicensed rest homes
A tragic fire which killed seven children at an unregistered orphanage has raised new concerns about similarly unlicensed nursing home facilities.
De-politicization long way off for Chinese universities
Zhu Qingshi, president of South University of Science and Technology of China reiterates the importance of de-politicization of universities.
Chinese economist calls for land reforms
China should prioritize land reforms. Such reforms are essential for raising social fairness and justice, and will boost consumption by narrowing the ever-widening wealth gap.
Lin, the virtual mortician
"I only write about the departed. Read with caution," Mr. Lin posted in July 2011. Lin posts obituaries in honor of other Weibo bloggers who have traded this world for the next.
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General Liu: Diaoyu Islands war not yet at hand
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