A national media training center opened in Beijing on Thursday to help government officials and entrepreneurs hone their abilities to communicate with the media and the public.
"Finding Mr. Right," a Chinese film that details a mother's journey to the United States to give birth in order to ensure US citizenship for her child, has not only scored big at the box office, but also exposed a growing trend among Chinese mothers-to-be.
The native of Central China's Hubei province returned to China in 2009 after eight years working in the United States.
The Shanghai municipal government will provide poultry farms with subsidies to help them through the deadly H7N9 virus scare.
Two more cases of H7H9 bird flu infections have been reported in East China's Jiangsu province, with a total of 35 cases reported nationwide so far.
The Chinese government has alloted a total of 1.5 billion yuan ($239.6 million) to drought-hit areas to aid their agriculture production, the Ministry of Finance said on Thursday.
Despite public complaints, China will continue to enforce traffic regulations to ensure road safety, according to an official with the Ministry of Public Security.
A university freshman was killed in a freak accident after dunking a basketball and becoming impaled on a faulty pole.
Eight people in the provinces of Zhejiang, Shaanxi, Gansu and Liaoning have been detained by police for spreading online rumors about the deadly H7N9 bird flu virus, local authorities said Thursday.
Beijing Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Beijing-based Xuanwu Hospital both rejected the rumor that the hospital received patients suspected of being infected with the H7N9 virus, Beijing News reported Thursday.
A price ceiling will be applied at Shanghai's monthly car plate auction for the first time as part of the local government's efforts to cool the market.
Construction of a new airport in south Beijing will start next year, and the facility is expected to be completed and put into use in 2018.