If local governments in China do not end their reliance on land finance, it will be very difficult to lower housing prices in the cities.
China will grow relatively quickly for a long time, and its market will be open and fair, President Xi said.
China should learn from the negative urbanization experiences in foreign countries and set out a clear plan from the start, economists and entrepreneurs said at the Boao Forum for Asia.
President Xi Jinping called for long-term cooperation to boost cross-Straits ties when he met with Vincent C. Siew, honorary chairman of the Taiwan-based Cross-Straits Common Market Foundation on Monday.
China should adjust its family planning policy and raise the retirement age to address aging population, former national social security fund chairman said.
President Xi Jinping met with Vincent Siew, honorary chairman of the Taiwan-based Cross-Straits Common Market Foundation, at the ongoing Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2013 on Monday.
Media should use the term "second generation with entrepreneurship" instead of "rich second generation" to draw a full and fair picture of the young people's lives, a top political adviser said.
People who light up in smoke-free zones in Shenzhen could face up to 500 yuan ($81) in fines, according to the draft of a newly revised regulation on the city's smoking ban, Guangzhou Daily reported on Monday.
The annual report from the National Development and Reform Commission on April 8 described the basics of China's utilization of mineral resources, industrial, agricultural and forestry waste, and renewable resources in 2011.
China's steel industry has to change from the capacity expansion-driven to the innovation-driven development model as the country upgrades its industrial structure, said Xu Lejiang, chairman of Baosteel Group Co, the country's largest listed steelmaker.