China's Ministry of Commerce said Wednesday it will try to formally green light foreign direct investment (FDI) in the Chinese currency renminbi (RMB).
China's outbound direct investment in non-financial sectors slowed drastically in the first seven months of the year, according to official figures released Wednesday.
China's trade surplus fell to 1.44 percent of the country's gross domestic product (GDP) in the year's first half.
Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi held talks with his Pakistani counterpart, Hina Rabbani Khar, here on Wednesday, pledging to further promote bilateral ties.
A dry spell plaguing Southwest China that has pushed up electricity demand and crippled hydro-power output is exacerbating the power crunch in the region, officials said Wednesday.
The death toll in a suspected food poisoning incident in Gansu province has risen to three, while dozens of others were sickened, said local authorities Wednesday.
The country's top court plans to improve rules and regulations to better handle rising disputes over marine pollution.
5 suspects have been detained over a chemical company's dumping of carcinogenic chemicals that could threaten the water sources for tens of millions.
Experts defended death penalty and said a high-profile case in which a murderer was re-sentenced to death was not influenced by public opinion.
Hu Jintao said China should implement a land-saving strategy and continue to adopt strict regulations regarding the protection of arable land.
Spilled oil can still be seen on the surface of the water near the affected area in North China's Bohai Bay, on Aug 22, 2011. The oil spills near Platform C at Penglai 19-3 oil field were first detected on June 4.
More high-speed trains will slow down starting Sunday to increase safety, as new problems were disclosed with one model of the high-speed train.