Li Changjiang

Tainted milk official back in the party's good books

A senior Hebei official dismissed over the melamine-tainted baby formula scandal in 2008 has returned - appearing at an important Communist Party meeting in the province, state media reports.

Thursday, 24 November, 2011, 12:00am

Party School professor decries swift return of sacked cadres

An anti-corruption expert at the mainland's top school for party officials has lashed out at the speedy restoration of a sacked cadre in Guangdong and other similar cases.

Lin Zhe, a professor at the Central Party School, told China Youth Daily the practice should be strictly forbidden.

9 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Vice-premier shows humour and wit

If Wang Qishan has a tough side that resembles his predecessor - former vice-premier 'Iron Lady' Wu Yi - he kept it under wraps during his debut trip to Washington in his new role at the 'strategic economic dialogue'.

Mr Wang showed his humour and quick wit to his American audience at the US-China Business Council on Wednesday night.

20 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

Police team will visit Japan to work on tainted dumplings case

Beijing will soon send a team of police officers to Japan at the country's invitation to investigate the food scare involving mainland-made dumplings, the product safety chief said yesterday.

14 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Made-in-China gifts affordable and safe, quality official says

The nation's top product-quality official yesterday urged US parents to buy 'nice and inexpensive' made-in-China toys as Christmas gifts for their children, saying the central government had taken effective measures to ensure toy quality.

13 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Long-term system for Guangdong may ensure safety after inspections

Vice-Premier Wu Yi and hundreds of high-ranking mainland officials wrapped up two days of spot checks on product quality and food safety in Guangdong yesterday, saying the authorities may set up a long-term supervision system to cement the gains.

1 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Exports ride out toy safety crisis, with surge in orders

Official says pre-Christmas rush pushes sales up 27pc

The recent friction over China's product safety standards has not affected the export industry, with orders for mainland toys rising in the run-up to Christmas, the mainland's product safety head said yesterday.

18 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

US toy designers caused problems, says safety boss

Beijing accuses west of protectionism as it battles to restore trust in exports

Beijing launched a counter-attack on Mattel yesterday, saying that a mass recall of toys by the world's largest toymaker was largely a result of its own faulty designs and not mainland production.

28 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

New faces for top posts announced

China yesterday announced a number of personnel changes, including the appointment of former Customs chief Qian Guanlin as a vice-director of the State Administration of Taxation.

Xinhua confirmed Mou Xinsheng had taken over from Mr Qian. Mr Qian will keep his ministerial ranking.

27 Apr 2001 - 12:00am