Beijing is to strengthen research on air quality forecasting with data from more monitoring stations to improve decisions taken to curb smog.
Demand for DNA tests has soared in Southwest China's Sichuan province as unregistered citizens look to obtain household registration permits following a national policy change.
The number of youths using illegal drugs increased last year, accounting for 62 percent of registered users nationwide, the 2015 China Drug Situation Report shows.
China plans to expand air quality forecasting services to cover more cities after the opening of a national website at the start of the year.
It is not the first time that Lu, 65, an entrepreneur, has helped residents in Qinghe county, or his neighbors in a broader sense. Apart from funding unprivileged people, he also teaches skills to local young people, which enable them to support themselves and their families.
A total of 16,744 people died as a result of infectious diseases on the Chinese mainland in 2015, according to official data revealed on Thursday.
Evaluation of applicants' qualifications should serve the country's development strategies, reflect market demand and be quantifiable.
The Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) has unveiled targeted and stricter measures to address severe air pollution in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region during the winter heating season.
More public institutions will have greener fleets by 2020, the central authority said Thursday.
People under the age of 35 accounted for 61.3 percent of the total 194,000 suspects of illegal drug trade last year, an annual report released by the Public Security Ministry shows.
Three children who went missing on Tuesday morning from a village in Jinhua city, Zhejiang province, haven't been found by 2:30 pm Thursday after an inch-by-inch search by rescue teams.
A restaurant in Northeast China has been ordered to suspend business for fraudulent behavior after it allegedly charged customers exhorbitant prices for fish it sold.