The Ministry of National Defense has rejected the Japanese media's latest "hype" over the alleged naval "radar lock-on" incident and warned of a hidden agenda behind Tokyo's recent reports.
China has replaced Britain as the world's fifth-largest arms exporter, while the US and Russia still dominate global arms sales, a Swedish think tank said Monday.
The drought that has crippled southwestern regions since last year has shown little sign of abating, affecting the water supplies of millions of people.
The country's first jumbo airfreighter is set for take-off into official service, its chief designer said weeks after its successful maiden test flight.
Most major cities reported a sharp monthly rise in property prices in February, fueled by demand outstripping supply, analysts said.
One person has been rescued and 13 others remain missing after a container ship sank in east China's Bohai Bay on Monday afternoon.
Thirteen people died and 15 others were injured when a passenger bus plunged into a ravine beside an expressway in southwest China's Yunnan province Monday afternoon.
Liang Daoxing, former vice-mayor of Shenzhen in Guangdong province, has been expelled from the Party for serious disciplinary violation and suspected crime, the Guangdong Provincial Party Commission for Discipline Inspection announced on its website on Monday.
Chinese President Xi Jinping will pay state visits to Russia, Tanzania, South Africa and the Republic of Congo on March 22-30.
The Hainan government said it will establish the South China Sea Satellite TV and Sansha Daily newspaper this year.
Chinese president Xi Jinping on Monday met CY Leung and Chui Sai On, chief executives of Hong Kong and Macao special administrative regions, fully endorsing their work and that of their respective governments.