Changes in information, miscommunication and speculation compound the search for Malaysia Airlines jet which vanished with 239 on board.
China has proposed a modern version of one of the ancient world's best-known trade routes, as Cui Jia reports.
The increasing popularity of new media, especially the Internet and smartphone apps, has forced providers of traditional content into a period of painful restructuring.
Questions are raised over the color-coded alerts that local authorities have issued to signal the level of air pollutions.
It is hard to assess the impact of the austerity campaign t on catering and related industries, but economic benefits are expected in the long run.
Although the anti-smoking drive makes headlines at this year's two sessions, the efforts to impose a ban at the Great Hall of the People began in 1988 during the first session of the 7th NPC.
Meeting Room No 1 is the home of State Council executive meetings, presided over by successive premiers in the 65 years since the founding of the People's Republic of China.
Turning two sessions proposals into reality can be a long but rewarding process.
As the death toll from Saturday's terrorist attack at Kunming Railway Station in Yunnan province rose to 29 and the number of injured topped 130, the search for the perpetrators continued.
Nearly 18.6% percent of more than 1,000 respondents to a survey in Shanghai say they don't understand the local dialect. The figure is 3% for those who cannot speak Mandarin.
Aircraft have had a host of problems in recent years, Zhao Lei and Wang Wen report in Beijing.
Links between premature deaths and pollution are still being studied, Wu Wencong reports.