Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOC) on Friday joined other government departments to halt the panic buying of salt prompted by radiation fears over Japan's crippled nuclear power plant. Radiation fears prompt buying of salt
Airliners in China increasesd flights to Japan to fly more Chinese nationals back home.
China safe from radiation so far
Chinese Red Cross team heads to quake-hit zone
Experts tame worries over 'supermoon'
261 Chinese out of contact in Japan
When the daughter of the first sports department head of China proposed to recruit a soccer team made up of soldiers, a top official with the paramilitary police also gave legislators a plan meant to place a greater priority on the sport in China.
Confiscation of farmland, insufficient compensation and a lack of employable skills have left millions of Chinese farmers living difficult lives, with many losing confidence in their future, said a national political adviser on Wednesday.
China's top political advisory body has taken the lead in disclosing accounts of its spending amid growing calls from lawmakers and political advisers for detailed information about the country's expenditures.