More government support, including subsidies and a favorable pricing mechanism, is needed for the country to use desalinated seawater to quench its thirst.
This year Beijing Midi School celebrates its 20th anniversary. With more than 4,000 graduates, the school is considered to be the cradle of China's rock bands and rock musicians.
Chinese customers are no longer swayed by the lure of foreign brands and would instead prefer to buy more brands that are made in China, a survey said.
Mobile gaming is one of the fastest growing sectors in China, with estimates indicating that the sector could clock up turnover in excess of 20 billion yuan ($3.2 billion) by 2015.
China and ASEAN members have reached consensus that the two sides are fully capable of maintaining peace and stability in the region, including on the South China Sea, visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Sunday before wrapping up a five-day visit.
The spring session of the Canton Fair, China's largest trade fair, saw more overseas buyers and larger trade deals in comparison to last year's autumn session, the event's organizers said Sunday, indicating that trade may see a modest recovery this year.
Tibet's economic growth jumped 12.2 percent year on year in the first quarter, up 0.8 percentage point from the same period last year, the autonomous region's statistics bureau said Wednesday.
Twenty-eight Chinese students from colleges in eight southern US states received an annual Chinese government award here on Saturday.
Celebrities will be punished for advertising unsafe food products in accordance with laws, a judicial official has said.
President Xi Jinping on Saturday called on Chinese young people to contribute to the revitalization of the nation and "hone themselves at grassroots."
The country's major job fairs for foreigners have featured increasingly more high-tech and management-oriented positions than the formerly dominant teaching posts.
Forty-one years after former US president Richard Nixon's landmark visit to China, the two sides are seeking to improve bilateral ties as a delegation from the United States retrace the trip's legacy.