ZHUJI, Zhejiang - Rescuers on rubber boats and fishing vessels delivered bottled water and instant noodles to residents stranded by flood after a bulging river broke through damaged dams and inundated houses in this East China city on Friday.
China has mobilised troops to help with flood relief and raised its disaster alert to the highest level after days of downpours.
Students lured by opportunities, report Xu Junqian in Shanghai and Duan Yan, Wang Yan in Beijing.
The proposed increase of income tax threshold, which was put online to gauge public opinion, received responses from more than 82,000 people.
A total of 90 ministers and vice-ministers sang in a red song chorus in Beijing on Thursday to celebrate the upcoming 90th anniversary of the founding of CPC.
China, Russia deepened their strategic ties by vowing to support each other on core security issues.
China's offshore surveillance force will be beefed up to ensure that the country's maritime interests are fully protected amid increasing disputes with its neighbors.
The world's supply of rare-earth minerals will outstrip demand within five years.
Gao Zhiguo was re-elected judge of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea.
Railway experts have called on local governments along the Beijing-Shanghai high-speed rail line to stop jeopardizing the landmark project by drawing underground water.
The floods in Central and South China have killed another seven people and left seven more missing during the past three days.
Shanghai Cooperation Organization backs Russia against US-led missile defense plans in Europe.