China's national observatory on Sunday continued a yellow alert for lingering smog in some northern and eastern regions.
Beijing, Tianjin and eight cities in Hebei province issued a yellow smog alert on Saturday.
China's netizen population, the world's largest, reached 648 million at the end of 2014, 16 million more than in June, according to an industry expert.
Crimes involving guns or explosives in China are at their lowest level for more than a decade, police said on Friday.
A reporter with Xinhua News Agency who helped restore the reputation of a wrongly executed man was honored for his pursuit of truth.
The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) on Thursday dismissed allegations that Chinese authorities had hacked into Microsoft Corp.'s Outlook email service as "groundless slander".
The Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) on Thursday said air quality checks would be intensified in 2015.
The debate over whether euthanasia should be legalized in China has become heated after an application by a couple in Anhui Province for their injured one-year-old son was rejected.
China's State-level bone marrow bank has facilitated 183 overseas donations involving 19 countries and regions including South Korea, the United States and Germany, the Red Cross Society of China said at a news conference on Wednesday.
A senior official from China's television regulator said on Wednesday that "unhealthy images" are the reason a TV drama about the country's only known empress, Wu Zetian, was edited.
A lack of focus on the drug problem and insufficient help for addicts are the biggest obstacles police face in tackling drug-related crimes, according to the Ministry of Public Security on Wednesday.