Internet cafes, entertainment venues and restaurants remain the three worst places for implementing the city's smoking ban in public places.
Reported cases of occupational hearing loss in China increased sharply in recent years and experts warned that more measures should be taken to protect workers' hearing.
Shanghai's air quality index reporting system was due to be updated on Friday by the city's Environmental Protection Bureau to provide real-time information to the public.
Beijing on Friday introduced stricter vehicle emissions regulations, which the environmental authority expects will reduce auto pollution by 40%.
China's first provincial-level regulation governing human organ donations entered into force in Tianjin on Friday.
Shanghai will establish China's first lab to track fraudulent bank cards and fight financial crime, Shanghai police said on Thursday.
Local government authorities confirmed Friday that seven children living at a child welfare center in Central China's Hubei province died from October 2012 to January 2013.
China will set up funds to subsidize emergency medical fees incurred by the poor and patients whose identities are unclear.
A Beijing hukou, or registered permanent residence, can be obtained through investing in the capital, according to its investment authority.
The man behind a botched robbery's fatal bombing in the Central Chinese city of Wuhan in 2011 was executed on Friday morning, a local court said.
The government will make efforts to increase funding for funerals, construct more non-profit tombs and improve funeral services, a government official said Friday.
The government will set up a fund to subsidize poor and unidentified patients who are dealing with medical emergencies.