In a bid to guarantee food safety, China will issue a specific regulation on baby formula in the near future, an official said Monday.
The State Council on Friday ordered a 20-percent individual income tax be levied on capital gains by home sellers.
The United States and the European Union should cooperate closely with China in shaping new rules for global trade, a senior Chinese official said.
Chinese lawmakers and political advisors have urged the government to restructure the country's food supervisory system to regain customer confidence.
Former World Bank chief economist Justin Yifu Lin reaffirmed his assertion that China can maintain an 8-percent annual growth for another 20 years.
Syria and Iran joined forces on Saturday to condemn moves by Western powers to aid rebels fighting against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, with the Syrian leader singling out Britain as a "shallow and immature" power.
The United States is expected to be the No 1 destination for Chinese companies seeking mergers and acquisitions in 2013, industry experts from international accounting firm KPMG said.
Russia's accession to the WTO and the tariff reduction with China implies good opportunities for Chinese firms as border trade between the two is to boom.
Emerging markets charge to the front
Since it took effect on Friday, 45 people have been detained in HK for violating a new limit on the amount of infant formula than can be taken to the mainland.
The purchasing managers' index of the non-manufacturing sector declined to 54.5 percent in February, down 1.7 percentage points from January.
Hospitals should improve their efficiency in screening for rare diseases, and the government should work to lower the financial burden faced by sufferers, said doctors and leaders of social organizations.
The deep-sea submersible, Jiaolong, will head to the South China Sea and the Pacific Ocean in June for a series of dives. Female oceanauts needed