Police in Jiangxi province have cracked down on a major human trafficking ring accused of abducting mentally disabled women, illegally detaining them at a pig farm and trafficking them.
The Belt and Road Initiative, proposed two years ago, has begun to reap an early harvest, President Xi Jinping said on Thursday.
"Fanfu", or anti-corruption, has been found to be the most popular word in discussions of domestic issues in 2014 for Chinese, said a language report.
Authorities from the mainland and Taiwan have yet to reach a consensus on an agreement on allowing air passengers from the mainland to transfer in Taiwan, after a fourth meeting between senior leaders from both sides on Wednesday.
Thanks to a powerful new gene-editing technique, scientists have overcome a major hurdle for humans to receive life-saving organ transplants from pigs.
The frequent muscle flexing by some countries in the South China Sea is the biggest cause for the militarization of the region, the Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday in response to a joint statement made by US and Australian foreign and defense ministers.
The bribery trial of another high-ranking security official, a former aide to ex-security chief Zhou Yongkang, opened on Wednesday, the latest in a series of graft trials and sentencings ahead of a key Communist Party of China meeting this month.
State Councilor Yang Jiechi asked Japan to implement the four-point consensus on handling and improving Sino-Japanese relations.
China has vowed to provide more assistance to refugees flooding into Europe from war-torn countries in the Middle East.
A former Japanese prime minister called on Tokyo to display a more humble attitude toward the UN cultural body's decision to incorporate Chinese documents on the Nanjing Massacre into the Memory of the World Register.
China unveiled plans on Wednesday to upgrade its Internet infrastructure and the development of its logistics industry in rural areas.
A five-day event aimed at promoting the country's general aviation industry is underway in Xi'an, the capital of Shaanxi province in Northwest China.