Guangzhou is expected to become the third Chinese city to allow foreign visitors to transit for 72 hours without a visa, according to China Southern Airlines.
A Pentagon official said the US' much-discussed "strategic rebalance" to the Asia-Pacific region will not fall victim to budget turmoil in Washington.
If one thing is clear after Bill Gates' recent engagements in China, it is the Microsoft founder and philanthropist's belief in the importance of innovation in improving society.
Carcinogenic substances have been found in samples of cars parts, according to a study by an auto website and State broadcaster China Central Television.
A 10-yuan ($1.60) herbal remedy, indigowoad roots, or banlangen, has been selling out in stores across Shanghai and Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Anhui provinces.
A mass grave that serves as evidence of Japan's invasion of China in the 1930s might be used for property development, which has sparked opposition from local people, Jinan Times reported.
The four cases of "pneumonia without definite cause" reported in Beijing over the past week are not due to H7N9 infection or SARS, according to the city's Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
China will launch a special scientific research project to develop a new super rice strain, expected to produce a bumper harvest of 14.9 metric tons a hectare, Minister of Agriculture Han Changfu said on Tuesday.
A preliminary analysis has indicated that the H7N9 bird flu has not triggered an epidemic among poultry, according to a Tuesday report in the People's Daily that cited a veterinary expert.
A Foreign Ministry spokesman conveyed the government's condolences over the passing of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher