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China's 1st jumbo jet to debut in 2014
China's first jumbo jet, the C919, is expected to make its maiden flight in 2014 as planned.
China ready for NPC annual session
China is ready for the opening of the annual session of its top legislature, with all delegations having arrived in Beijing, according to the session's press center on Sunday.
Lawmakers call for labor camp reform
Ahead of the Chinese national legislature's annual session kicking off on Tuesday, national lawmakers have backed reform of controversial labor camps in which people can be sentenced to up to four years' "re-education" by police without trial.
Lawmakers demand reform of food monitoring system
Chinese lawmakers and political advisors have urged the government to restructure the country's food supervisory system to regain customer confidence as Hong Kong's newly-adopted purchase ban on baby formula refueled the public's concerns over food safety.
Farming pioneer: China bettering rice yield target
Yuan Longping, "father of hybrid rice," said on Sunday that China could reach its target unit yield of 1,000 kg per mu (0.0667 hectares) of paddy rice in 2015, five years ahead of schedule.
Lawmakers call for labor camp reform
Ahead of the Chinese national legislature's annual session kicking off on Monday, national lawmakers have backed reform of controversial labor camps in which people can be sentenced to up to four years' "re-education" by police without trial.
No self-immolations in Tibet: official
No local residents, monks or nuns in Tibet Autonomous Region have self-immolated so far, despite a string of similar incidents in neighboring Tibetan-inhabited regions, said a Tibetan official.
4th space launch center to be in use in 2015
China's fourth launch center, located in tropical island province of Hainan, will be ready for space launch in two years, said a member of China's top political advisory body.
More Nepalis want to learn Chinese
When Asmita Khadka, 30, a lady journalist from Nepal, crossed the Himalayan mountain, the first barrier to reach China last year, she had to hurdle yet another barrier, this time created by language.
Wang Beixing wins again at speedskating World Cup
Winter Olympic medalist Wang Beixing of China won her second 500 meters race in as many days at the speedskating World Cup on Saturday.
Ministry makes public handling of exam paper leakage
The Ministry of Education (MOE) has made public its handling of an exam paper leakage scandal, a ministry official said Saturday.
Hurdler Liu Xiang missing political session again
Hurdler Liu Xiang will be absent again from the annual session of China's top political advisory body this year, arousing dissatisfaction among the online population.
China eyes 15% market share in commercial space launch
China looks to increase its global market share in commercial space launch to 15 percent by 2020 from three percent at present, a top rocket expert said Saturday.
China's space station will be energy-efficient
China's space station, which is expected to be completed around 2020, will set an example of green technology, a Chinese space scientist said.
China's first solid-fuel rocket to debut before 2016
China's first solid-fuel rocket Long March-11 is expected to make its first launch before 2016, a senior official of the rocket's designing institute said on Saturday.
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