Analysts see auspicious signs in the investment data, but warned uncertainties related to the property sector may drag down the traditional growth engine and further dampen economic growth.
China's smartphone industry is at risk of becoming embroiled in intellectual property disputes since many of the most important patents are held by international companies.
The People's Bank of China (PBOC), or the country's central bank, announced Saturday it will widen the yuan's daily trading limit against US dollar currency to 1 percent.
China has cut the reserve requirements for some county-level financial institutions by 100 basis points.
The first rules to encourage honest practices in China's capital market will be introduced this year to help the market develop steadily and guarantee investors' interests.
China's economy is expected to expand at 8.2 percent in 2012 and 8.6 percent in 2013 as domestic demand will continue to boost the world's second-largest economy amid weak external demand, the World Bank said Thursday.
China's food and drug watchdog has investigated 11 bogus food products and warned consumers against buying them.
It turns out that Shanghai has more rivals than it originally envisaged as it strives to realize its ambition to become a global financial hub.
The number of completed merger and acquisition deals decreased by 50 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2012 amid the global economic slowdown, suggests a report.
Central government State-owned enterprises have been ordered to stay out of financial investment and other non-core activities overseas in a move to improve regulation of outbound investment by SOEs.
China is the second largest economy, but not the second strongest country, a Foreign Ministry official said on Tuesday.
World Bank chief: Economists from China should hold high positions.