Hebei is to meter central heating and charge for it based on the quantity each household uses, aiming to help improve the province's air quality.
Medical insurance programs for China's rural residents and urban unemployed will be merged into a single basic health insurance plan to improve equality and efficiency, according to a notice issued on Tuesday by the State Council, or China's cabinet.
The Shanghai municipal government has handed out significantly more permanent residence permits to expats since loosening its visa policies in July.
Despite laws and regulations, young students in Beijing still have easy access to tobacco products and are regularly exposed to tobacco advertising, particularly at retail stores, according to a new report.
International students will have more opportunities for internships, to take part-time jobs and even to start their own businesses in certain regions of Beijing.
Chinese courts have been ordered to introduce measures to ensure the safety of lawyers during trials and punish those who threaten or beat attorneys, according to an official at the country's top court.
The white-collar job market deteriorated at the end of last year despite a slight recovery in the first half of the year, according to a report released on Tuesday.
Layoffs in industries plagued by overcapacity are expected to reach 3 million in the next one or two years, according to a Chinese investment bank.
Construction of the resort, the sixth of its kind worldwide, started in 2011 with an investment of 34 billion yuan ($5.5 billion).
Internet helping Guizhou lift millions out of poverty
Beijing experienced an unusually high number of rainy, smoggy and cloudy days in 2015, the municipal weather bureau said on Tuesday.
China monitors radiation in wake of Pyongyang's nuclear test