Beijing has upgraded its alert for air pollution from orange to red for the first time, the most serious level, on Monday afternoon.
A large majority of aviation cases heard by Beijing's Shunyi district, home to Beijing Capital International Airport and hundreds of aviation companies, involved fraud by criminals who tricked people by pretending they could help them obtain jobs.
A panda suffering a cold and lung infections has been rescued from the wild, staff with the China Research and Conservation Center of the Giant Panda said on Monday.
Six officials have been arrested and 12 others disciplined after a karaoke bar fire killed 12 people and injured 28 others in central China's Henan Province, according to local authorities.
China's first Myanmar-language newspaper has been launched in southwest China's Yunnan Province to serve the Myanmar people working in China.
Beijing has seen slower decline of underground water level thanks to the south-to-north water diversion project, according to the municipal water authority.
Mount Qomolangma, known in the West as Mount Everest, is getting warmer in the past 50 years, according to a report released on Sunday.
With a new round of smog likely to engulf Beijing and surrounding areas over the next three days, the city issued an orange alert.
Xu Ming, former chairman of Dalian Shide Group and Dalian Shide Football Club, died at a prison in Hubei province on Friday, according to media reports.
Chinese Environment Minister Chen Jining vowed on Sunday to strictly punish agencies or personnel who fail to initiate emergency response plan in a timely manner as heavy smog is predicted to shroud northern China again.
Chinese organ donation has been on the rise after the country banned the use of prisoners' organs for transplant starting Jan. 1 this year, a top medical expert said Sunday.