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China to improve philanthropy through charity law

Philanthropy is developing fast in China and the nation aims to standardize it through a charity law, a spokeswoman for the annual session of the country's top legislature said Friday.

CPPCC members: Rebuild identity recognition in HK youth

Two members of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) from Hong Kong told that there is more work to do to help Hong Kong's young people recognize their Chinese blood.

Deputy strives to strengthen NPC's role of budgetary supervision

Zhao Dongling, a deputy to the National People's Congress, says she will submit a motion calling for the establishment of a special budget committee with China's top legislature.

CPPCC spokesperson denounces HK riot

A spokesperson with China's national political advisory body on Wednesday denounced mob violence in Hong Kong's Mong Kok during the Lunar New Year holidays last month.

Protection efforts lead to reductions in air and water pollution

A mix of strong environmental protection efforts across the country over the past five years has helped China reduce air and water pollution below the country's targeted goals.

Elder care seen as a key concern in a graying nation

The number of people aged 60 and older is expected to expand to one-third of China's population by the middle of the century.

Beijing aims to reduce PM2.5 density by 5%

Municipal authorities in Beijing have come up with a new strategy to try to reduce PM2.5 density by 5 percent this year.

School soccer system to be expanded

Soccer's top governing body in China has vowed to expand the sport in schools and introduce more foreign coaching expertise as the country aims to boost the game’s profile at all levels.

China's foreign friends hope for 'green cards'

Nigel Jones, 51, a British who has been working in China for 15 years, hopes to become a permanent Chinese resident.

China concerned by corruption in poverty relief

China's procuratorial and poverty relief authorities plan to reduce duty crimes in poverty alleviation from 2016 to 2020, said the Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) on Tuesday.

Xinjiang sets up larger glacier protection zone

Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region will ban tourists from entering a 22,000 square kilometer glacier protection zone in the Tianshan Mountains.
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