The Beijing Municipal Science and Technology Commission on Wednesday reached a deal to buy PM2.5 protection devices from Italian company HSD, China Radio International reported.
Newly elected Chinese President Xi Jinping talked with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin by phone Thursday, with both sides pledging to strengthen ties.
Chinese authorities have recovered economic losses worth 4.82 billion yuan ($768 million) for deceived consumers over the past five years, official figures showed on Thursday.
Chinese spending on art and antiques shrank by nearly a quarter in 2012, ending a streak of spectacular growth that made China the biggest player in the market.
China UnionPay Co Ltd, the country's largest bank card payment processor, aims to expand the international issue of its single-branded cards to up the ante on its main cross-border transaction rival, Visa Inc.
When it comes to paying the boss, China is closing in on the United States, a new study shows.
China will promote the convertibility of Renminbi under capital accounts step by step, although the yuan's increasing cross-border use will accelerate the process.
Vice governor of the People's Bank of China Yi Gang said Wednesday that the country's gold reserves now stand at 1,054 tons, adding that a massive increase is unlikely in the future.
China's new leaders aim to establish a "fair and unified" social security system by 2020, according to a senior lawmaker and scholar.
Florida's Lt. Governor Jennifer Carroll has resigned after being implicated in a widening internet gambling scheme, as authorities arrested nearly 60 people in six states, local newspapers reported Wednesday.
Ten people were killed when their single-engine plane crashed in the small town of Almeirim, in northern Brazil, local authorities said Wednesday.