Conditions next year expected to be complicated and severe, official says.
Senior experts cast light on the top challenges China faces in 2012.
Shanghai will carry out a pilot project that allows doctors to work in different practices. It will encourage the flow of quality medical resources.
China believes the death of a ROK Coast Guard officer in a clash with Chinese fishermen was an isolated incident and will not affect bilateral ties, the Foreign Ministry said.
Chinese regulators may be able to again approve new nuclear projects within six months, a senior government official said on Tuesday.
Government spending, rather than bank lending, may be used to boost economy.
A senior official said Tuesday that China has made remarkable progress in IPR protection and he hopes foreign media will report on its IPR protection efforts fairly and objectively.
Chinese culture is increasingly making its presence felt internationally, in the latest sign of China's growing global clout.
While the city marked the 74th anniversary of the Nanjing Massacre on Tuesday, survivors have taken to micro blogs to tell about their experiences during the historic period.
The Ministry of Education has published a series of professional standards for teachers, including a ban on harsh language and words.
The death toll in Monday's school bus crash in east China's Jiangsu Province has climbed to 15.