A senior health official in Shanghai denied media reports that the city might have delayed reporting the outbreak of the H7N9 bird flu to the national health authorities.
China's agriculture authority has expanded the monitoring for the H7N9 strain of bird flu to pigs in order to have a better understanding of the virus.
As part of China's emergency response to the H7N9 bird flu on technological front, China formally launched a research project on Wednesday for developing a vaccine for H7N9.
The living environment has become a growing concern for expatriates working in Shanghai and Beijing, although the two cities topped a list of the most attractive Chinese cities for expats.
New super rice strains with an expected yield of 14.9 metric tons per hectare will help China maintain its largely self-sufficient supply of rice, experts said.
Experts called for more discussions and consultations on protecting a famous Buddhist temple, which was asked by the local government to remove most of its buildings.
The world's first high-speed railway operating in extremely low temperatures will begin service on April 21 that can reach speeds of up to 300 kilometers per hour.
Former railways minister Liu Zhijun was charged with bribery and abuse of power on Wednesday, two years after stepping down from post.
Six Kuomintang veterans were honored as martyrs and respectfully called comrades by the Shaanxi provincial government.
Recent water pollution scandals reflect poor supervision by local govts, an expert said in response to a case of river pollution in Yunnan province.
During the 24-hour period ending 5 pm on Wednesday, China has confirmed five new cases of H7N9 avian influenza.