China on Friday pledged to make rural areas and agriculture a priority for government fiscal support as the country strives to develop the rural economy and lift the remaining poor out of poverty.
Two senior officials from South China's Guangdong province have been punished for accepting bribes, the local discipline authority said Friday.
China and Nepal on Friday agreed to speed up post-earthquake reconstruction projects, and enhance cooperation in trade, connectivity, gas and energy.
President Xi Jinping wished the People's Liberation Army (PLA) a happy New Year via the PLA Daily's Sina Weibo account during his inspection of the newspaper.
China shut down 17,000 polluting enterprises following a pollution discharge inspection of 1.41 million companies from January to September this year, the Ministry of Environmental Protection said on Friday.
China renewed its commitment to safeguard food security in a statement released Friday following a two-day Central Rural Work Conference.
An economic fugitive surnamed Xie returned a total of 20 million yuan ($3.1 million) worth of the bribe money he had taken after he surrendered himself to police on Thursday.
Former Guangzhou Party chief Wan Qingliang went on trial at a court in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on Friday.
Government secretaries-general as well as general office administrators are being urged to better serve the country's social and economic development by speaking out on problems and ensuring that central policies are implemented to the letter.
The State Council, China's cabinet, unveiled a plan on Thursday to reform the country's tax-collection system. The plan is expected to end the long-standing brawl between State and local tax administrations and reduce the agonies of companies, including multinationals in China.
China and Nepal pledged to expand cooperation, as Chinese Vice President Li Yuanchao met with visiting Nepalese Deputy Prime Minister Kamal Thapa Thursday in Beijing.
A total of 32,041 redundant leader posts have been eliminated in the past three years, according to the top personnel department of the Communist Party of China (CPC) on Thursday.