The central government intends to improve care systems for children left-behind in rural areas by migrant worker parents, a high-level government meeting pledged.
China aims to increase farmers' incomes by pushing integrative development of primary, secondary and tertiary industries in rural regions.
Wetlands for birds and ancient heritage need greater protection in a fast-developing and cosmopolitan city such as Beijing.
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This year will be more challenging than 2015, and the government will need to work together with non-Communist parties and associations for new ideas to lead the change, Premier Li Keqiang said while meeting with some 10 representatives of non-Communist parties during a symposium in Beijing on Monday morning.
The country's first cross-region visa-free transit policy will take effect on Jan 30 in the Yangtze River Delta region, according to an official statement.
No more large development projects will be launched along the Yangtze River, President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday at a top-level meeting to finalize guidelines for the economic belt along China’s longest river.
"There are a lot of things we still have to do," said 78-year-old Tung Chee-hwa. "But I'm full of hope."
According to the incomplete statistics from the "Xi Dada+" Workshop, Xi has at least mentioned 4 times the Five Development Philosophies, namely innovation,coordination, green, open and sharing,in his speeches since the Fifth Plenary Session of the 18th Central Committee of the CPC on important occations.
Wang Baoan, head of the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), is being investigated for "severe disciplinary violation," according to the top anti-graft body of the Communist Party of China (CPC).
More than 3,900 officials lost their eligibility to be promoted in 2015 because they concealed personal information in reports, Xinhua News Agency reported on Monday.
Inmates, most of whom were juveniles when they committed their crimes, have been released by the end of 2015 thanks to an amnesty deal.