Premier Li Keqiang pledged to continue preferential policies, including tax reductions, for Taiwan-invested corporations to help them counteract the mainland's economic slowdown and restructuring.
The constitutional reform package for Hong Kong's election is "legal, feasible, rational and practical", China's State Council Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office said on Wednesday.
The Hong Kong government on Wednesday revealed a constitutional reform package designed for the election of the next chief executive by "one man, one vote" universal suffrage in 2017.
A 6.4-magnitude earthquake jolted the sea off the east coast of Hualien, Taiwan at 9:42 a.m. Monday (Beijing Time), according to the China Earthquake Networks Center said.
The new pair of giant pandas given by China's central government as gifts to the Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) will arrive in Macao on April 30.
Top Taiwanese politicians with varied political backgrounds have nailed their colors to the mast on ties across the Taiwan Strait, riveting people both on and off the island.
A border street running between Hong Kong and eastern Shenzhen has seen an influx of shoppers and visitors since a new policy restricting travel took effect this week.
Shopping in Hong Kong has become such a hot trend among mainlanders that the government has had to move to limit it to ease the inconvenience caused to Hong Kongers. Now, residents of neighboring Shenzhen are limited to one Hong Kong visit a week starting from Monday, compared with an unlimited number of daily trips before.
A decision to restrict visits by residents of Shenzhen, Guangdong province, to Hong Kong will affect regular business and family trips, some Shenzhen residents have said.
Hong Kong's Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said on Monday that the new entry scheme for Shenzhen residents is aimed at cutting back on parallel trading.
Unlimited visits to Hong Kong by residents of Shenzhen, have been restricted to one visit a week per person, Xinhua reported on Monday.