The mayor of Hefei City, capital of east China's Anhui Province, has been put under investigation for suspected serious violation of discipline, according to provincial disciplinary authorities.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has urged local authorities to stay alert for floods and make more efforts to prevent casualties as the country faces "a grim situation" in flood control.
China warns of typhoon, floods
From combat capability to strengthened Party leadership and unprecedented reform, Xi, as commander-in-chief of China's armed forces, has directed the path for the People's Liberation Army (PLA) and brought great changes to it as it celebrates its 89th anniversary of founding on August 1.
A senior Communist Party of China official called on Party officials to study the important speech that General Secretary Xi Jinping gave on the 95th founding anniversary of CPC on July 1.
China's first lady Peng Liyuan called for more social support for children affected by HIV/AIDS at the launch of the Love in the Sunshine China-Africa Children Summer Camp on Friday.
Sri Lanka has decided to allot a 55-sq-km expanse of land to China for a special economic zone, the country's embassy in Beijing said on Friday.
Beijing's cooperation with Africa has been dominated by commercial deals instead of aid in the past, with $46 billion in direct Chinese investment and commercial loans having been signed since December, Chinese officials said.
More efforts are needed to boost supply-side reform to fend off deflation in the second half of the year, economists and officials said on Friday.
China has issued a safety warning to Chinese visiting Rio Olympics, a week ahead of the opening ceremony, after a spate of thefts and armed robberies against Chinese.
China's cabinet said Thursday that inspectors had been dispatched to seven provinces and municipalities that reported huge but markedly slowed private investment.
As the number of accidents and fatalities decline in mining, rail transportation and on highways in China, work safety officials vow to take further action to upgrade safety standards in industries that experience more major accidents with many victims.
China must further improve its overall disaster relief ability in view of the frequent natural disasters it experiences, which often cause great damage, President Xi Jinping said.