Hainan wants larger population amid efforts of building free trade portHainan wants larger population amid efforts of building free trade portHainan has set a goal of having its permanent population hit the 10 million mark, as the Chinese government plans to build a free trade port in the southern island province by 2025.

Detained Chinese crew treated 'inhumanely'Detained Chinese crew treated 'inhumanely' Fishermen rest after reaching a port in Dalian, Liaoning Province Monday, after being held by unidentified North Korean captors for…

Detained Chinese fishermen return homeDetained Chinese fishermen return home Returned Chinese fishermen go to hospital for medical check in Dalian, northeast China's Liaoning Province on May 21. Photo: Xinhua …

Lai Changxing sentenced to life in prisonLai Changxing sentenced to life in prison Lai Changxing Photo:Reuters A Chinese court convicted Lai Changxing, who was deported from Canada, on smuggling and bribery charges a…

Netherlands an important partner of ChinaNetherlands an important partner of China Wu Bangguo (L), chairman of the Standing Committee of China's National People's Congress (NPC), and his wife Zhang Ruizhen (R) meet wi…

Mekong murder suspect transferred to Chinese policeMekong murder suspect transferred to Chinese police Naw Kham (center), head of an armed drug gang, is seen during a transferring at Laos' Vientiane Wattay International airport, May 1…

China, US defense chiefs reach consensus on developing military tiesChina, US defense chiefs reach consensus on developing military ties Chinese Defense Minister Liang Guanglie (second from left) attends a welcoming ceremony held by US Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta…