The capital should study passenger flow and draw up supporting services to complement Beijing's 72-hour visa-waiver offer, a political adviser has said.
Greece's government announced emergency powers Thursday to force striking subway workers back to work, with those defying it risking dismissal, arrest and jail in an escalating standoff over austerity measures.
The number of Chinese mobile phone users reached 1.11 billion as of the end of 2012, according to official data unveiled Thursday.
Finnish mobile phone manufacturer Nokia took on a positive look at the turn of the year, according to the company's annual report.
Beijing will maintain its license plate lottery scheme next year, as well as cap the number of registered cars at 240,000, a local official said Thursday.
Vice Premier Li Keqiang on Thursday vowed to strengthen the govt's role in supervising food safety and urged authorities to eliminate food safety hazards.
A dramatic confrontation between Chinese activists and Japanese vessels took place on Thursday as senior officials of both sides tried to ease territorial tensions over the Diaoyu Islands, which have been China's for centuries.
Efforts to help street children will be boosted, a minister said as he acknowledged the challenges in preventing children ending up on the street in the first place.
Tian Wei, a presenter with China Central Television, is grateful to the World Economic Forum for giving her a title beginning with "y" ― young global leader. "This is what I like because it begins with 'y'," said Tian, beginning a conversation with me at the annual conference in Davos.
The government of the Tibet autonomous region plans to invest more than 3.5 billion yuan ($563 million) in 2013, 10.5 percent more than last year, in environmental protection.
A special taskforce has been set up to supervise the investigation into allegations against a former bank executive who is accused of buying property with multiple household registrations.
Policy advisers have called for legislation that demands the publication of officials' assets and regulates online allegations of officials' abuse of power.