A new report has been put under review by Chinese lawmakers connected to water pollution.
A total of 197 people have been punished in a special campaign by Chinese police targeting online rumors about China's stock market, the recent fatal explosions in Tianjin or other key events.
China will use more policy weapons to achieve its growth targets for the year, said Premier Li Keqiang at a closed-door meeting with a small group of key officials on Friday.
An amendment to the Criminal Law has been adopted removing the death penalty for nine crimes and limiting the ability of those convicted of corruption from continually seeking reduced sentences.
Some areas of Beijing, including several subway stations, will be restricted this week ahead of Thursday's big parade marking war victory.
Macaques, saker falcons and harriers are being trained to disperse birds at an air force station in Beijing to ensure 10 air echelons for the Sept 3 parade fly without the risk of bird strikes.
"The reports ... are not in accordance with facts and are purely hype,” Defense Ministry spokesman Yang Yujun told media in Beijing.
Survivors of the Japanese occupation of Hong Kong have never forgotten the grim struggle for survival from 1941 to 1945.
Flirting with enormous sums of money in illicit transfers, illegal banking has evolved into a behemoth that can feed corruption, drug trafficking and terrorism.
Yang Dongliang, currently under corruption investigation, was dismissed from his post as director of the State Administration of Work Safety.
Legislators on Wednesday deliberated amendments to laws on education to promote the development of private schools.
The sales of the book "Xi Jinping: the Governance of China", have exceeded 5.2 million around the world, Zhou Mingwei, head of China Foreign Languages Publishing Administration, said Wednesday.