China's former vice-minister of public security, Li Dongsheng, was jailed for 15 years for accepting bribes, a court announced on Tuesday.
Government officials and economists are preparing for a further slowdown of economic growth this year, as more challenges are expected to arise with the deepened restructuring reforms.
Beijing has become the second city to ease procedures for bringing highly qualified foreign talent, and experts say other cities nationwide will follow.
China will not relax its anti-graft effort, says President Xi Jinping, and the campaign will target grassroots level after rooting out senior figures.
China is gaining ground to overcome corruption, President Xi Jinping said at an anti-graft meeting on Tuesday, urging confidence in the campaign.
President Xi Jinping has stressed that the country is gaining ground to overcome corruption, assuring the entire Communist Party of China (CPC) of the impact and future of the campaign.
A new UN development assistance framework will help China tackle three national development priorities including reducing poverty in the population of 70 million people over the next five years.
China is willing to play a constructive role in the reconciliation process of Afghanistan, said Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei on Tuesday.
China says it will protect its territory as Japan warns it will send patrols demanding Chinese vessels leave waters near the Diaoyu Islands.
The insurance programs for China's rural residents and urban unemployed have been merged into a rural/urban residents' basic health insurance policy to improve equity and the efficiency of the system, said a notice issued by China's cabinet, or State Council, on Tuesday.
The military must follow the absolute leadership of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and be "politically minded," a PLA Daily commentary said on Tuesday.
China has built a second large maritime surveillance ship, which has featured in photographs published by Chinese military enthusiasts.