Beijing will require businesses that consistently fail to meet pollution standards to pay for environmental service companies to clean up their act, local authorities said on Tuesday.
1. Wang Cizhao, president of the Central Conservatory of Music, has been given "a stern warning", a disciplinary measure under the rules of the Communist Party of China, for misusing his position to benefit his child, and was removed from all positions in the school.
A major emergency rescue center in Beijing rejected accusations on Monday from a journalist who said deliberate malpractice at the center nearly cost him his life.
Beijing suffered the year's most severe pollution as it was shrouded in smog from Friday until late Tuesday night.
Volunteers in a university in Liaocheng city, East China's Shandong province painted red ribbons on the sides of their hands during an awareness campaign to mark World AIDS Day.
China and the US pledged to manage differences and sensitive issues in a constructive manner commit to a climate change agreement.
Beijing will move many of its city administration offices out of the city center to the eastern suburb of Tongzhou, with "substantial progress" by 2017, the Beijing Municipal Commission of Urban Planning announced on Monday.
Six out of every 10,000 people in China may be infected with HIV/AIDS, according to official figures revealed on Monday, the eve of World AIDS Day.
Environmental watchdogs strengthened inspections as the air quality deteriorated to the most severe readings in the country's northern regions.
Nine Ferghana horses arrive in Guangzhou on Wednesday after a four-day trip from Urumqi, Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region
Three people stood trial on Thursday over suspected abuse of power that may partly have led to a fatal bus accident in northwestern China's Shaanxi province that claimed 35 lives in May.
Beijing police have detained 16 music students after a drug raid on a dormitory at Beijing Midi School of Music on Tuesday.