The following are the top 10 domestic news events in the year 2007 selected by Xinhua (in chronological order):
1. China’s top legislature, the National People’s Congress (NPC), adopted a landmark property law on March 16, granting equal protection to public and private properties.
2. Serious pollution caused a sudden stenchy algae outbreak in China’s third largest freshwater lake Taihu in late May, cutting tap water supply to more than one million residents in Wuxi, Jiangsu Province. [Full Text]