Environmental authorities in Tianjin's Binhai New Area have stepped up their monitoring of exhaust, as part of their efforts to improve regional air quality.
During the 24-hour period ending 5 pm on Sunday, China confirmed 11 new cases of H7N9 avian influenza, with two new deaths reported in Shanghai Municipality.
China's electricity consumption in the January-March period rose 4.3 percent year-on-year to 1.21 trillion kWh, the National Energy Administration (NEA) said Sunday.
With most visual effects companies in Hollywood suffering financially, doing business in China would seem to be a natural route to expansion, driven by the rapid growth of the world's second-largest film market.
The value of deals signed at China's flagship trade fair may be on par with the previous session, which suggests improving sentiment about the world's biggest exporter, officials said.
Beijing's first confirmed case of H7N9 - a 7-year-old girl from Shunyi district - came into contact with poultry shipped from Tianjin before being infected, authorities said.
An index measuring the performance of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in China continued to climb in the first quarter amid strengthening economic recovery, data from an industry association has shown.
Although economic figures for March indicated a more stable economy in China, overcapacity continues to trouble the country's industries.
"Wang" is the most popular surname in China, with 95 million Wangs across the country, according to a study released Sunday by the China Fuxi Cultural Research Association.
Vice-Premier Wang Yang has called for increased efforts to ensure basic water supplies in southwest China's drought-plagued Yunnan Province.
Eleven people have been confirmed dead and 50 others injured in a hotel fire that occurred Sunday in Central China's Hubei province, local authorities said.