A development plan for the country's medium and long-term urbanization will be launched in the second half of the year.
The Ministry of Commerce is planning to assist manufacturers to identify "specific regions" in key emerging export markets, particularly in India and other BRICS nations.
A Foreign Ministry spokeswoman on Thursday said China hopes to use existing mechanisms to carry out discussions with India over border issues.
China does not accept Japan's protest over a newspaper article that questions Japan's sovereignty over Okinawa, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said on Thursday.
President Xi Jinping met with visiting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday.
To ease the financial burden of funeral services for economically disadvantaged people, Nanning has exempted basic funeral service fees for qualified residents.
Officials from the Ministry of Environmental Protection and experts from the United Nations Environment Program and some universities shared their views about environmental protection on the Green Development Forum on May 9.
China's environmental watchdog fined 88 companies 6.13 million yuan (about $1 million) for violations resulting in underground water pollution in a recent 40-day campaign.
Chinese students have become the largest foreign-student group in Germany, the German ambassador to China said on May 7.
Pegatron Corp, an assembler of Apple Inc's iPhone and iPad, said it would increase its number of workers in China by up to 40 percent in the second half of the year.
Roberto Azevedo, Brazil's ambassador to the WTO since 2008, will be the first representative from the emerging markets to lead the international body since 1995.
Favorable winter-weather conditions in parts of China this past year may produce a higher grain crop and cut the country's grain imports by almost 20 percent, according to a United Nation report.