The avian flu outbreak has caused consternation and while some believe the TCM herb banlangen can prevent and treat the disease, experts are counseling a more cautious approach.
Beijing has vowed to regulate 75 unofficial landfills by the end of this year and another 100 next year, while bringing 250 landfills into line by the end of 2015.
Public health experts are working closely with doctors to detect early and mild H7N9 cases at hospitals, said Feng Zijian, director of the health emergency center.
A 10-yuan ($1.60) herbal remedy, indigowoad roots, or banlangen, has been selling out in stores across Shanghai and Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Anhui provinces.
Six former senior executives of an airline based in Shenzhen, in South China's Guangdong province, appeared in a Beijing court on Tuesday to face charges that they embezzled billions of yuan.
An official from a State-owned enterprise in Wenzhou, Zhejiang province, died accidentally while in the shuanggui process in the morning of April 9, according to the People's Procuratorate of Wenzhou.
To warm up for the 10th China Arts Festival, more than 50 shows performed by foreign singers and dancers will be staged in cities across Shandong, according to a senior official from the provincial department of culture.
China's first minerals and gems event will kick off on May 16 in Changsha, Hunan province.
A mass grave that serves as evidence of Japan's invasion of China in the 1930s might be used for property development, which has sparked opposition from local people, Jinan Times reported.
China will launch a special scientific research project to develop a new super rice strain, expected to produce a bumper harvest of 14.9 metric tons a hectare, Minister of Agriculture Han Changfu said on Tuesday.