Premier Wen Jiabao on Friday urged China and ASEAN to increase the scale of currency swaps, pledging to boost the imports of competitive products from the regional bloc.
Officials denied on Friday that a plant that had been ordered to close after killing dozens of farm animals with pollution has resumed operations. The statement came in response to suspicions that the operation had reopened in late September.
More than 70 people were injured when a ferry crashed into a mooring pillar inside a typhoon shelter at one of Hong Kong's outlying islands early Friday morning.
Chinese women face discrimination in the job market and earn less than men, a survey found.
Beijing's decision on Tuesday to bolster the worldwide influence of Chinese culture will lend more impetus to cultural exchanges and help remove misconceptions between the European Union and its member countries.
Fourteen police officers, who are accused of involvement in a large criminal gang case in East China's Shandong province, have been placed under investigation.
Yue Yue, the 2-year-old girl who was run over by two vehicles last week and ignored by numerous passers-by, died in hospital on Friday.
The mainland and Taiwan signed an agreement on nuclear safety on Thursday to boost cooperation following Japan's nuclear crisis.
China's first Mars probe will be launched between Nov 8 and Nov 20, after being delayed for two years.
More than half of the groundwater monitored in the country's major cities failed to meet standards for drinking.
The eighth China-ASEAN Expo opened in Nanning in South China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region on Friday.
China on Wednesday voiced opposition to an annual report by the US Congressional-Executive Commission on China, saying it interfered in China's internal affairs.