Thunderstorms on Tuesday morning made the Tianjin recovery operation more difficult, with an increased risk of rainwater becoming polluted. However, the air and water quality were still within what is considered a safe range, monitoring officials said.
The first officially sanctioned taxi-hailing application in Beijing went online on Tuesday amid efforts to regulate the growing transportation service sector in the capital.
Rain Tianjin currently is experiencing does not pose any risk to people's health, and an evacuation will be ordered if necessary.
Stronger anti-graft teamwork is good for China and the United States, observers said, following a US media report on Sunday questioning "Fox Hunt", China's global manhunt for corrupt officials and economic criminal suspects.
Beijing was among the worst 10 cities in China for air quality in July, the first time this year the capital has dropped so low.
China's first blacklist - banning 387 people from driving for life - has been released by the Public Security Department in Jiangsu province as part of a national campaign launched in July to crack down on traffic violations.
At least 114 have been killed and 70 remain missing after the blasts at a warehouse storing hazardous chemicals in Tianjin Binhai New Area.
All sodium cyanide within the 3-kilometer radius of the core blast zone will be collected and neutralized before Monday evening.
The storage of dangerous materials close to residential areas is one of the many possible regulatory lapses exposed by the incident.
The Supreme People's Procuratorate announced on Sunday it has begun to investigate whether there is any dereliction of duty involved in the explosions.
It never occurred to Xu that the employment situation would deteriorate to the point that she, her husband, close relatives and colleagues would be forced to consider leaving Yichun to look for work.
The China-made J-10 multi-role fighter jet is a suitable choice for Iran if the Middle East power decides to upgrade its aging military aircraft fleet, Chinese aviation experts said.