Beijing hopes to attract more "elite foreigners" after it eases permanent-residence requirements, local authorities said Thursday.
The new two-child policy is making job hunting more difficult for women as about 40 percent said they were asked whether they planned to have a second child during job interviews, according to a report in Chongqing.
Princess Cruises is to expand its presence in China by launching a new homeport in Xiamen, Fujian province this year.
A man suffering the first case of the mosquito-borne Zika virus in South China's Guangdong province was discharged from a Guangzhou hospital on Thursday after two weeks of treatment.
Closed communities were constructed for different reasons in ancient and modern times.
Migration from rural areas to cities and an imbalance between the sexes has left the cost of marriage unaffordable for some country families.
Seventeen years ago, at the age of 5, Lei Tao was lured away from his home in Qianyang county in Shaanxi province by a child trafficker's promise of fireworks, and sold to a family without a son in Yichuan county in Henan province.
The 27th Group Army has moved from North China's Hebei province to a new barracks in Shanxi province by the end of last year, PLA Daily reports.
Prosecutors in East China's Zhejiang province have charged 32 people for trafficking and selling endangered animals.
Beijing built only four charging spots for electric-powered city buses in the last year, falling far short of its target of 172 piles, and modified less than 10 percent of the buses it had planned to make more environmentally friendly.
North China's Hebei province, neighboring Beijing, is planning a purge of small polluting firms this year.
With China undergoing massive urbanization, more working-age villagers are migrating to cities, leaving behind elders and children.