The Dongjiehe River in east China's Zhejiang Province has become a striking but disturbing sight in the past few months: it looks like an oil painting.
The discolored river in Longshan Township, Cixi City, is thick with red and yellow oil slicks, after a company reportedly discharged wastewater into the current.
China has announced a new drive to phase out outdated rules.
The State Council, the country's cabinet, said on Tuesday that it will put all government rules and regulations since the founding of the New China under scrutiny.
April 2, 2015
China's State Council, the cabinet, announced on Wednesday that it will broaden the investment scope of the nation's social security fund in order to disperse risks and increase the fund's investment returns.
The fund will be allowed to invest in local government bonds and corporate bonds, meanwhile, the maximum share of investment on these two kinds of bonds will be raised to 20 percent from 10 percent previously, according to a statement released after a State Council executive meeting presided over by Premier Li Keqiang.
April 2, 2015
China's central authorities on Wednesday rolled out plans to support rural teachers, overhaul public hospitals and improve public supervision of court cases.
The plans were adopted at the 11th meeting of the central leading group for deepening overall reform on Wednesday, during which President Xi Jinping, who is also head of the group, called on authorities to "show courage and guts" in reform. Deputy group heads Li Keqiang, Liu Yunshan and Zhang Gaoli were also present.
April 3, 2015
The Supreme People's Court (SPC) will soon release a new judicial interpretation ruling on environmental tort disputes, an official with the SPC said on Thursday.
The interpretation applies to not only general environmental civil action, but also environment litigation for public interest, said Wang Xuguang, deputy presiding judge of the SPC's environmental resource trial division.
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