China is to increase to more than half the proportion of new energy vehicle purchases made by some government departments, the State Council said on Wednesday.
After months of effort from prosecutors, an economic fugitive was persuaded home from Canada and surrendered to authorities in the southern province of Guangdong.
Beijing denies its industrial overcapacity is "hurting the world economy", as it questioned a report on Wednesday by a European business group.
A huge proportion of proposals raised by China's political advisers last year for improved policymaking have been accepted or responded to, the country's national political advisory body said.
Guideline from the central govt would keep new residential streets open to public.
The International Silk Road Think Tank Association was launched on Tuesday in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, to provide sustained intellectual support for China's Belt and Road Initiative.
China is aiming to have 6.66 million hectares on which to grow potatoes by 2020, as the crop is set to become the nation's fourth food staple after rice, wheat and corn.
A US official and pundit have spoken positively of China's economic transition and reforms while calling for faster and bolder steps to be taken.
The Chinese economy is on a bumpy road but stronger than-expected January data suggest that a hard landing is unlikely, according to analysts.
The top graft-buster said commission will continue to carry out work targeting Party departments, State institutions and local governments.
The State Council, China's cabinet, has decided to abolish another 13 items of administrative approval to reduce intervention in the economy.
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday ordered officials at all levels to implement reform measures and address lingering problems to ensure the reform drive is successful.