Eight customs inspectors in Ningbo city, Zhejiang province, who allegedly accepted bribes to help a company evade tariffs, have been investigated by the local prosecutions department.
China emphasized its common interests with Tokyo on Wednesday as Vice-Premier Wang Yang met representatives of a China-friendly non-governmental organization from Japan.
A proposal to exempt those who promote reforms from liability when pilot projects fail has triggered heated debate among legislators in Shanghai.
Vice premier Wang Yang met with a delegation of the Japanese Association for the Promotion of International Trade.
Top Chinese legislator Zhang Dejiang has stressed promoting the rule of law in national governance and social administration.
China Democratic League (CDL), one of the eight non-Communist parties in the country, on Wednesday said it is aiming for more political participation and supervision.
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday expressed great concern for the Chinese students who were casualties in the Boston Marathon bombings.
A Chinese naval fleet patrolled the waters surrounding the Diaoyu Islands on Wednesday, the anniversary of the signing of an unequal treaty between China and Japan in 1895.
China will observe a UN resolution on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), a Foreign Ministry spokeswoman said on Wednesday.
China is ready to offer humanitarian aid to Pakistan for disaster relief purposes, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said Wednesday.
An offprint of a speech delivered by President Xi Jinping at an international forum held earlier this month has been published.
Chinese leaders and the government are deeply concerned about Chinese nationals who were injured or killed in the recent Boston Marathon bombing, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said on Wednesday.