President Xi Jinping will attend and chair the G20 summit to be held in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, from September 4 to 5, foreign spokesman spokesperson Lu Kang says.
Government news conferences must be held within 24 hours of serious major events and incidents to deal with public concerns, the General Office of the State Council said in a statement released on Friday.
A leading think tank has responded to growing US and Japan military ties and what it described as their strategy of trying to contain China.
Ramos met in Hong Kong with Fu Ying, foreign affairs chief of China's top legislature, and Wu Shicun, president of China's National Institute of South China Seas Studies.
The State Council, China's cabinet, on Friday told government departments to be faster and better in their response to public concerns.
Top court moves to improve case hearings by drawing from ranks of experienced lawyers
The ongoing nationwide anti-corruption campaign has resulted in the punishment of 41 high-ranking officials in the first half of this year, the country's top disciplinary watchdog said.
The Mombasa-Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway, due to be put into operation next year, will adopt Chinese standards and use Chinese equipment, making it one of the best such lines in the world.
Former Philippine president Fidel Ramos had dinner with senior Chinese official Fu Ying in Hong Kong on Wednesday, which was "a good start in breaking the ice" of strained relations.
Beijing and Tokyo made a preliminary agreement on Wednesday that they will discuss the issue of a rising number of Chinese ships monitoring fishing in waters near the Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea.
Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi will take her first trip as state counselor outside the ASEAN region next week when she visits Beijing, where experts believe she will be received as a head of government.
China stressed its opposition on Wednesday to Vietnam's military deployments on islands that the country has illegally occupied in the South China Sea.