Twelve people were killed and many others injured in a road accident in Dalian, Liaoning province Saturday.
Six people were confirmed dead and four others injured in an explosion early Saturday in Heilongjiang.
China is updating its nuclear emergency plan and building its capability to handle nuclear emergencies amid new challenges brought by the industry's quick development.
Ten more Chinese mainland cities have been approved to grant individual tourists to visit Taiwan.
A total of 124 Chinese cities turned off the lights of their landmark buildings on Saturday night.
The CPC's disciplinary body issued rules Monday to regulate the conduct of state-owned enterprise leaders, strictly banning them from insider trading and violating accounting rules.
Incumbent Chief Executive of Hong Kong Donald Tsang and Chief Executive-elect Leung Chun-ying met on Monday, and agreed on key elements of transition.
Leung Chun-ying thanked his supporters and called for unity and inclusion after he won the election.
Chinese President Hu Jintao arrived in Seoul Sunday for a summit aimed at strengthening international cooperation on nuclear security.
Leung Chun-ying was declared the winner of Hong Kong's Chief Executive election on Sunday.
Hu Jintao, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, met a delegation led by Wu Po-hsiung, honorary chairman of the Kuomintang party Thursday afternoon in the Great Hall of the People in downtown Beijing.
China here on Wednesday expressed the hope that the UN Security Council will unite in backing the mediation efforts in Syria made by UN-Arab League special envoy Kofi Annan.