Chinese courts on Saturday pledged to hand down harsh punishments on terrorism and secessionist activities in addition to cracking down on graft.
In Beijing's blueprint, high ranking officials said its population should not exceed 23 million by 2020.
Local officials vowed on Saturday to better protect cultural heritages in downtown Beijing to balance traditional culture and improve living condition for the locals.
Guangdong's top political advisor urged political parties, groups, and organizations in the province to further advance their co-operations this year with their counterparts in Taiwan island.
Beijing has categorically denied involvement in cyber espionage and said allegations leveled against Chinese citizens are "ungrounded and serve an ulterior purpose".
China's new five-year national development plan expands by two the airborne pollutants targeted for reduction in an effort to control severe smog.
Some members of Beijing CPPCC express concerns on easing the jam by charging congestion fees and limiting use of private cars.
The number of the military facilities China builds on its South China Sea islands will depend on the level of threat it faces, the nation's Navy chief told his US counterpart.
A company in Jiangsu province was ordered to pay 160 million yuan ($26 million) in compensation for discharging waste acids into two rivers.
China "strongly condemns" the terror attack on a university that killed more than 20 people in Pakistan, Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said on Thursday.
China won't change its policy of creating a good environment for foreign companies investing in the country, Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said on Thursday.