CRIENGLISH.com Web Editor: Mao Yaqing
SOUTH CHINA METROPOLITAN DAILY
Xi urges to fight against extravagance
Chinese leader Xi Jinping has urged all official organs to keep a frugal lifestyle and resolutely oppose extravagance.
He noted that the fine Chinese tradition of "being diligent and thrifty" and the idea of "honor frugality and shame to extravagance" should be promoted among all walks of life.
XIAOXIANG MORNING POST
Dealing with corrupt party members is pledged
The Communist Party of China has promised to deal with unqualified members in a timely way and keep the Party at a "proper size".
A statement said "the faith of a few Party members has wavered and they have a weak understanding of the Party's tenets and have not followed discipline".
Anti-graft project piloted in Guangdong
Guangdong will implement a property declaration system in three pilot areas.
These areas will start to ask officials to disclose their assets after Spring Festival.
Police hunt hukou cheats in Yulin
Police in Yulin, Shaanxi Province have begun a city-wide search for citizens who may have illegally registered more than one hukou or household registration. It will target government employees, entrepreneurs and the self-employed, and investigate people who transferred their hukou to Yulin from other places after 2005.
Shanghai aims for faster income growth
Authorities say Shanghai will try to raise people's incomes at a rate quicker than the national average and those on low incomes will see their salaries grow even faster.
China is reportedly going to announce a scheme on income distribution reform in the next two months.
Labor camp was taken to court
A rape victim's mother who was sent to labor camp for protesting at sentences handed down to the rapists is being allowed to take legal action against the camp administration in her city in central China's Hunan Province.
She is seeking compensation and an apology.
China queries NZ about chemical residue in milk
China's quality watchdog said it has asked New Zealand authorities to present a detailed risk assessment report on its dairy products.
This comes after potentially harmful chemical residue was found in milk products from New Zealand.
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