The Chinese mainland has banned its restaurants from selling or using beverages, food products and food additives from 10 producers in Taiwan that are suspected to have been tainted with a cancer-causing plastic additive.
Chinese law enforcement authorities rounded up 101,000 suspects during 89,000 drug investigations in 2010, an 11 percent increase on the number from a year earlier.
The decision to outlaw the free distribution of plastic bags at shops and supermarkets in an attempt to protect the environment is still a hot topic three years after the ban came into effect.
China will tackle an impending power shortfall by increasing energy imports, said the country's top economic planner, on Wednesday.
The purchasing managers' index has hit a nine-month low in May, sparking fears that ongoing monetary tightening measures may slow economic growth.
A group of young adults recently celebrated Children's Day in much the same fashion as the children for whom the day is intended.
The Chinese are more optimistic about their prospects after retirement than people from Western countries, a report said.
The disease had orphaned between 20,000 and 27,000 children by the end of 2010,studies suggest.
A draft amendment to raise the personal income tax threshold from 2,000 yuan ($306) to 3,000 yuan has drawn a record response.
A renewable energy law spurs the development of hydro-electric and solar power.