China plans to increase geriatric nursing beds to 35-40 per 1,000 patients by the end of 2020, up from 30:1,000 in 2015.
Tibet has a huge task ahead to reduce by 690,000 the number of people living below the poverty line by 2020, regional poverty relief officials said ahead of the annual meeting of the Tibetan Regional People's Congress, the local legislature.
As the mercury fell the word 'frozen' became a hot topic on Chinese social media and some mobile phones reportedly stopped working.
Spring Festival is a time for family reunions, where older relatives will be pressuring Chinese young people to get married soon.
Greater clarity about smog alerts and more enforcement is needed to combat smog in Beijing, and to that end, municipal political advisers are making suggestions about fighting smog in their proposal during the city's local two sessions.
The worst cold snap in years disrupted travel plans of some Chinese as millions embarked on journeys home on Sunday, the first day of the 40-day Spring Festival travel rush.
The change in the preferential policy for students with talent in arts will help universities select those with better artistic capabilities, a teacher and a recruiting official said.
Hospitals and health authorities across China are bracing for an expected surge in older pregnant women this year, after the country adopted a second-child policy.
The rescue of 15 infants from a child-trafficking gang by 78 police officers has drawn attention to poverty and lack of legal awareness in the country's poorest regions.
As extreme cold weather brings the lowest temperatures recorded in decades in the south, northeastern parts see temperatures rise.
The cold weather affecting many areas of China brought the first snowfall to Guangzhou, the capital of Guangdong province, in 67 years on Sunday, the city's meteorological bureau said.
As the Spring Festival travel rush begins, hundreds of millions find that their journeys for holiday homecomings have become smoother and faster.