"Supply-side reform" has been a buzz-phrase since early November, when President Xi Jinping mentioned it at a top economic meeting.
The move is expected to make more opportunities accessible to highly qualified foreigners eligible to work at research institutions, colleges and universities.
The top anti-graft body announced on Tuesday that the deputy head of the Chinese mainland's Taiwan affairs authority has been placed under investigation.
Former vice mayor of Shanghai Ai Baojun was expelled from the Communist Party of China (CPC) and removed from office for "serious discipline offenses," authorities said Tuesday.
Two senior government officials accused of bribery, trading power for sex and other improper behavior have been expelled from the Communist Party of China and removed from their posts.
China has more citizens living outside the country than any other nation in the world.
Defined as "the key year of comprehensively deepening reforms," 2015 saw a series of milestones achieved by China.
Ju Xiaolin, a technical migrant worker, was voted in as vice chair of China's trade union federation on Sunday.
A lecturer at Xidian University in Xi'an, Shaanxi province, has called on students in her female-only class to sign a pledge that they will not have sex before marriage.
Lyu Xiwen, a former Beijing deputy Party chief, has been placed "under coercive measures", a term that usually means detention, and is the subject of a bribery investigation, the Supreme People's Procuratorate said on Monday.
Major principles and policies concerning Taiwan are consistent and clear, and will not change after the results of the island's elections held on Saturday, according to the mainland's Taiwan affairs authority.
China's Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) Monday refuted a Reuters' report that Xiao Gang, chairman of CSRC, has offered to resign.