Li called for better efforts to ensure growth and boost domestic consumption, as the State Council met to map out its policy focus in the coming months.
The body of a Fudan University medical student was sent for an autopsy on Wednesday to confirm the cause of his death.
A proposal to exempt those who promote reforms from liability when pilot projects fail has triggered heated debate among legislators in Shanghai.
China's top health authority confirmed that a family infected by H7N9 in Shanghai might involve human-to-human transmission of the new bird flu strain.
Eight students were injured, including four who are in critical condition, in an escalator accident at an amusement center in south China's Guangdong Province on Wednesday.
London staged its biggest political funeral in almost half a century on Wednesday when Britain's governing elite join the Queen and global leaders to bid farewell to former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.
A seven-year-old girl in Beijing who was infected with H7N9 bird flu, the first such case in the Chinese capital, was discharged from hospital Wednesday afternoon, local health authorities announced.
The director and deputy director of Tieling Prison in Liaoning province, suspected of being involved in trading methamphetamine, have been removed from posts, prison officials said on Wednesday.
Copyright infringers were punished for up to 11 years imprisonment for pirating and selling pornographic publications last year, it was revealed Wednesday.
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday expressed great concern for the Chinese students who were casualties in the Boston Marathon bombings.