China skips announcement of national defence budget

China skips announcement of national defence budget

China's development will pose no threat to any other nation, a top official said today as the country for the first time in recent years skirted the customary announcement of its national defence budget ahead of its annual parliament meeting.

Mar 04, 2018, 16:40 PM IST

Chinese legislator praises enforcement of constitution

Chinese legislator Zhang Dejiang on Wednesday appreciated "full and effective enforcement" of the country`s Constitution in 2015.

Mar 09, 2016, 17:53 PM IST

43 Chinese lawmakers resigned, 27 dismissed for graft

Forty-three Chinese lawmakers had resigned and 27 others dismissed in the last three years? for graft charges under President Xi Jinping's campaign against corruption in the Communist nation, a senior official said today.

Mar 04, 2016, 14:02 PM IST
China to hike 2016 defence budget by 7-8%

China to hike 2016 defence budget by 7-8%

China will raise its defence budget by seven to eight percent in 2016, compared with last year`s 10.1 percent, an official said on Friday.

Mar 04, 2016, 12:31 PM IST
Moody's cuts China outlook on eve of NPC, cites reform, fiscal risks

Moody's cuts China outlook on eve of NPC, cites reform, fiscal risks

Moody`s downgraded its outlook on Chinese government debt to "negative" from "stable" on Wednesday, citing uncertainty over authorities` capacity to implement economic reforms, rising government debt and falling reserves.

Mar 03, 2016, 09:35 AM IST

China considers amending wildlife law

China's top legislature is considering an amended draft wildlife law focused on habitat protection.

Dec 21, 2015, 19:56 PM IST

Chinese leader meets Modi, range of issues discussed

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday highlighted the importance of peaceful, stable and cooperative relations between India and China for regional and global peace and prosperity during a meeting with a top Chinese National People's Congress (NPC) leader.

Jun 15, 2015, 17:13 PM IST

Smog documentary blocked by China after becoming viral hit

A hard-hitting video investigation into China's grave air pollution problem has been pulled from mainstream video sites, days after it garnered more than 150 million hits online.

Mar 07, 2015, 23:25 PM IST

China adopts counterespionage law to beef up national security

China on Saturday adopted a new counterespionage law to beef up its national security by granting sweeping powers to security agencies in the backdrop of revelations of cyber-snooping by US NSA Contractor Edward Snowden.

Nov 01, 2014, 19:45 PM IST

China`s NSC draws up security plan in maiden meet

China`s newly established National Security Commission headed by President Xi Jinping held its first meeting, drawing up plans to build an integrated command structure

Apr 16, 2014, 17:46 PM IST

China to revise law to make it easier to sue government

Chinese people would find it easier to take the government to court if a draft amendment to a law over citizens` rights to sue authorities is approved by the Parliament.

Dec 24, 2013, 00:52 AM IST

Odisha Police Bill contrary to NPC recommendation: Cong

Accusing the BJD government in Odisha of trying to get a new police bill passed in the Assembly without proper public debate, senior Congress leader Niranjan Patnaik on Monday said its provisions are contrary to the recommendation of the NPC.

Dec 09, 2013, 19:14 PM IST

Railways to set up captive nuclear power plants

With the aim of reducing its power bill, railways is actively considering setting up captive nuclear power plants to meet the rising demand of energy for train operation.

Jul 29, 2013, 21:11 PM IST

`Chinese police overwhelmed with workload`

Police officers across China are under enormous pressure from the growing load of cases because the force is understaffed, a Chinese lawmaker said during an online interaction.

Mar 10, 2013, 15:45 PM IST

China`s `wealthy` NPC has whopping 83 billionaires

China`s single legislative, the National People`s Congress (NPC), is almost the wealthiest in the world with 83 billionaires counted among its delegates, according to a report.

Mar 09, 2013, 13:15 PM IST

No change in China`s political system: Chinese leader

China on Friday ruled out any changes to its one party rule in favour of multi-party "Western political systems", through an address by a top leader of the ruling Communist Party.

Mar 08, 2013, 17:34 PM IST

NPC to hire intl law firms to explain N-bill clauses to US

The Nuclear Power Corporation will
engage international law firms to explain certain clauses of
the recently passed Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill,
for the US.

Oct 12, 2010, 12:58 PM IST