Deteriorating fish stocks off the coast of East China's Shandong province are forcing fishermen to travel increasingly farther from the shore.
Manila has not yet replied to Beijing's 3-year-old proposal to create a regular consultation mechanism on maritime issues, a Chinese land and maritime boundaries policy official said on Wednesday.
A labor shortage is sweeping through both the Pearl River Delta and Yangtze River Delta regions, the country's two major economic powerhouses.
Local governments have lowered their targets for revenue from State-owned assets for this year, reflecting the still-depressed prospects faced by local State-owned enterprises despite the economic growth getting back on track.
China's foreign trade still faces "challenging prospects" in 2013, despite January's significant pickup in growth, the Ministry of Commerce said.
FDI drops again amid slowdown
More than 1/3 of Chinese businesses are struggling to recruit skilled workers, posing a major challenge for their growth prospects, a report said.
The Chinese military has been the target of a 'considerable number' of cyberattacks, the Defense Ministry said on Wednesday.
A fleet of Chinese marine surveillance ships departed from Guangzhou on Monday to carry out regular patrol missions in the South China Sea, according to the State Oceanic Administration (SOA).
China will expand the scope of property taxes on a trial basis while maintaining a strict implementation of all existing real estate policies, the central govt said.
Incumbent State Council holds final meeting
Foreign drugmakers explore opportunities in traditional Chinese medicine as the remedies become popular in Western markets, report Liu Jie in Beijing and Wang Hongyi in Shanghai
Chinese property developers are increasingly looking overseas for opportunities created by the global economic slowdown.
Up to 240,000 European jobs could be at risk, if the EU levies anti-dumping tariffs against solar-product imports from China.