Experts are suggesting that enterprises that cause accidents related to air pollution pay for all the economic losses, regardless of the amount.
As both a storyteller and a political advisor, Mo Yan, winner of the 2012 Nobel Prize for Literature, understands the difference between literature and politics.
With the annual "two sessions" approaching, China's new leadership has vowed to fight corruption and stick to an ongoing frugality campaign.
CPC leader Xi Jinping on Friday called on Party members to enhance their ability to handle new problems and challenges through study and practice.
Japanese local court sentenced two US sailors 10 years and nine years respectively in prison for raping a woman in Japan's Okinawa Prefecture last October.
China Guardian Auctions Co, the second-biggest auctioneer on the Chinese mainland, added traditional Chinese elements to a branch of New York's Queens Library by donating more than 60 auction catalogs.
China will invest at least 100 billion yuan ($16 billion) in a national research and development project for aircraft engines.
US company profits in China dropped for the second straight year in 2012, but the country remains a vital market, according to a report by American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai on Thursday.
China has had more billionaires created by its stock markets this year than in the United States - 212 compared with 211 - a new survey revealed.
As long as the United States maintains its focus on Asia from military and economic standpoints, it will continue to face an uphill battle to convince many in China of its strategic intentions.
Rebalance remains US goal
A government reorganization plan, targeting bureaucracy in the economy, will be presented to lawmakers for review at the upcoming legislative session, the top leadership announced on Thursday.
Japan is defaming the Chinese military by spreading groundless allegations about the so-called radar targeting by China of a Japanese gunboat, China's military spokesman said on Thursday.