China insisted that the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), which regulates international trade in conventional weapons, should be reached through consensus and accepted by all parties.
Independent Chinese app developers face a struggle for survival in the domestic market.
Wen Hong is very busy these days. The deputy secretary-general of the China Association of Persons with Psychiatric Disability and Their Relatives is busy plotting new ways to help older autistic children.
World Autism Day was on April 2, and to commemorate the occasion, buildings in Shanghai and Beijing lit up for the cause.
China has vowed to build 42 transport hubs by the end of 2015.
The State Council has issued a notice urging cities to step up the construction of drainage networks to prevent flooding during the country's traditional rainy season.
President Xi Jinping stressed the importance of further mobilizing public support for tree planting.
Ties between the mainland and Taiwan have been boosted in recent years.
During the two days I stayed in Pingtan county last week, I was awakened early every day — not by the hotel's morning call service but by the noise of trucks and cars on the street.
National prosecuting departments have been urged to focus on investigating malfeasance and infringement cases.