Chinese authorities punished a total of nearly 290 people in more than 5,200 food safety cases in 2011.
A Syrian opposition delegation visited China this week and met a deputy foreign minister.
Vice-President Xi Jinping's upcoming visit to the United States will provide a very important opportunity to enhance bilateral mutual trust.
Respondents in both China and US believe relationship is crucial, want ties to be closer.
Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping's upcoming trip to the United States is aimed at building a cooperative partnership between the two nations.
Officials from South China's Hainan province on Thursday reiterated the island's "zero tolerance policy" toward price gouging at tourist attractions.
The government aims to raise its minimum wage at least 13 percent each year from 2011 to 2015.
The upcoming regulation requiring micro blog users to register with their real identities has yet to set procedures for overseas users.
China and Canada signed a series of agreements Wednesday covering energy and investments.
Beijing will roll out multiple measures to lower the city's readings of PM2.5, which stands for fine particulate matter in the air, by nearly 30% by 2020.
Premier Wen Jiabao on Wednesday urged the forging of a long-term, stable and diversified partnership with Canada in the energy and resource sector.
BEIJING - China raised the ceiling for retail gasoline and diesel prices for the first time this year on Wednesday in tandem with international crude oil hikes.