China and Russia exchanged more than 3.3 million tourists in 2011, serving as important sources of tourists to each other.
Traffic management authorities will tighten patrol and inspection efforts to ensure road safety.
Beijing has seen a decline in PM2.5 density besides the decrease of the PM10 density.
An estimated 1,656,000 people are participating in the 2012 national entrance examinations for postgraduate studies, up 9.6 percent year-on-year.
The Three Gorges Power Plant, the country's largest hydropower project, generated 78.29 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity in 2011.
Even as they continued to benefit from the mainland's robust economic growth, Hong Kong's richest people saw their wealth shrink last year in tandem with the sagging stock market.
Thousands of breast implant recipients are alarmed by the recent news of faulty prostheses.
Just before Spring Festival this year, the capital city will start releasing data about the amount of tiny particulate matter that is detected in the air.
Four Chinese cargo ships and a Myanmar patrol boat were attacked early on Jan 4 at Wan Pung Port in Myanmar.
Police believe man committed similar crimes in other cities.
Police in east Jiangsu province are searching for a suspect they say shot and killed a man during a robbery Friday, according to a police officer with the Public Security Bureau of Nanjing, the provincial capital.
Four Chinese cargo ships and a Myanmar patrol boat were attacked early morning on Jan 4 at Wan Pung Port in Myanmar, further aggravating safety concerns.