China completed 7.72 million units of affordable housing in urban areas in 2015, beating the annual target of 4.8 million, official data have shown.
Four senior officials in North China's Hebei province have been expelled from the Communist Party of China for corruption, said the provincial discipline watchdog.
Beijing will shut down 2,500 small and polluting firms in 2016 in its latest environmental protection efforts, said the municipal government.
During a visit to Chongqing Municipality, Chinese President Xi Jinping touted the development concepts of innovation, coordination, green development, opening up and sharing. He believed they have been derived from domestic and international experiences and based on analysis of the economic and social development trends and relevant laws.
Tang Aijun, former mayor of Hohhot, capital of North China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region, has been expelled from the Communist Party of China over corruption allegations.
Chinese President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang will attend activities marking the opening of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).
Deng Qilin, former president of major Chinese steelmaker Wuhan Iron and Steel (Group) Corp., has been expelled from the Communist Party of China (CPC) for multiple offenses including graft, hindering investigations and "practicing superstitious activities."
Efforts will be strengthened by the central government this year to reduce overproduction and overcapacity, according to Premier Li Keqiang.
Foreign Ministry spokesperson dismisses accusations that Beijing did not do enough to address the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue.
China's top graft buster has called for persistent anti-corruption efforts to clean up the Communist Party of China (CPC) and boost people's faith in the Party.
President Xi Jinping says the status and role of the river and the economic belt mean ecology and "green development" must get priority.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has called for full support in health, education, housing and other fields for the sound implementation of two-child policy.