Guangzhou Streets to See Armed Cop Patrols
   2014-04-10 10:02:09    CRIENGLISH.com      Web Editor: Fu Yu


 

CHINA DAILY
China to spend more on railways in 2014

China Railway Corporation or CRC says the country is planning more railways this year.

CRC says it will increase fixed-asset investment from the previously planned 700 billion yuan to 720 billion yuan.

The new railways will be mainly built in central and western China.

BEIJING MORNING POST
Private hospital price controls relaxed

Authorities have announced China will relax price controls over non-public hospital services in a move to encourage the development of private healthcare.

A circular issued by health authorities says private organizations will be able to make pricing decisions based on markets and adopt flexible charging methods for their medical services.

GLOBALTIMES
China revokes blackmail newspaper license

Chinese authorities have revoked the license of a newspaper for its involvement in blackmail.

The press watchdog says several journalists extorted money in exchange for promotional stories, published fake reports with serious distortions, blackmailed and sought illegal profits during interviews.

China last month announced a nationwide campaign against fake news journalists or newspapers extorting money in return for stories.

SHANGHAI DAILY
Agency seeks opinions on food stalls

A public hearing will be held in Shanghai to find a solution for unlicensed food stalls and small restaurants which do not qualify for business permits.

The Director of the Shanghai Food and Drug Administration says for those unlicensed eateries that residents really need, authorities will give them guidance on food safety and warn their owners about noise and smoke.

The director says 94 percent of the food samples checked in the city in the first quarter met the nation's standard.

XIAOXIANG MORNING POST
Guangzhou streets to see armed cop patrols

The local public security bureau in Guangzhou has announced thousands more armed police will patrol the streets in a bid to beef up security in the city.

Police special forces will reportedly concentrate on crowded areas and those which pose security problems.

Authorities will also station tactical patrol teams in areas with heavy traffic and fixed checkpoints around the city.

SOUTH CHINA METROPOLITAN DAILY
District bans dancers sound systems

A district in Wenzhou, Zhejiang province, has ruled that dancers cannot bring sound equipment to public areas after more than 600 local residents collectively bought an expensive sound amplification system to deter people from dancing near their homes.

The dancers and the district management have agreed to install a central sound system controlled by the public square management staff.

BEIJING NEWS
Top 10 archaeology finds announced

The State Administration of Cultural Heritage has announced its Top 10 list of China archeological discoveries for 2013.

One of the most eye-catching discoveries for the public is the tomb of Emperor Yang, the last monarch of the Sui Dynasty.

Wenfengta Tomb of Eastern Zhou Dynasty in Suizhou, Hubei province and Jiwanggu Tomb of Spring and Autumn Period in Shandong province are also among the top 10.

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