About 2,000 Chinese tourists have arrived home, while 400 remained stranded at a airport in quake-hit Kathmandu as airlines race to evacuate them following Saturday's earthquake, said Chinese Embassy in Nepal on Monday.
Wang Tianpu, president of Asia's biggest crude oil refiner, is under investigation for suspected "serious disciplinary violations".
The Red Cross Society of China started to deliver the first batch of relief supplies to earthquake-stricken Nepal from Beijing on Monday.
Chinese airlines have evacuated more than 1000 nationals from quake-hit Nepal, while 4000 more still await rescue. Twenty-four Chinese have died in the earthquake.
20 Chinese killed, thousands affected; massive rescue operation underway
The devastating Nepal earthquake offers China fresh lessons on how to more effectively protect its citizens and their property in the quake-prone country.
China's major airlines dismissed rumors that they raised ticket prices for evacuation flights from quake-hit Nepal on Monday.
Due to lack of rainfall in the region, 245,000 mu (16,333 hectares) of crops are suffering from drought, and 33,400 residents lack drinking water. [Photo/CFP]
Beijing's average PM2.5 density dropped significantly in the first quarter, thanks to the capital's continuous air pollution control efforts.
The scenic spot held an activity to mark Earth Day on Wednesday and to promote its tourism resources. It has become a fad at many beaches for swimmers to put on fabric masks to protect their entire head and neck from burning sunlight.
Food safety issues have undermined customer confidence in China in recent years, and even though conditions have improved.
Legislators are mulling a draft law that would set dos and don'ts for foreign nongovernmental organizations.