Premier Li said that China is likely to import as much as $10 trillion worth of commodities and services in the next five years to boost domestic consumption.
Jiang Jiemin, former board chairman of the China National Petroleum Corporation, has been appointed head of the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission, according to the commission's official website updated on Monday.
The First Beijing Agriculture Carnival kicked off in Changping district at the Strawberry Expo Garden in Xingshou township on Saturday.
Tens of thousands of sheep took to a highway in Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region on Sunday as shepherds moved their herds to fresh pastures in an annual migration.
The term "family farm" sounds novel to most people in China. However, change is afoot, just as it was almost 30 years ago when China introduced the household contract responsibility system to the vast countryside.
Foreign telecom companies are keen to join China's fourth generation (4G) mobile network deployment with the country looking likely to issue the relevant licenses as early as this year.
Greater prudence in spending and a better budget balance are the goals set by newly appointed cabinet officials.
China will allocate more funds to lift its rural population out of poverty.
Wu Po-te from Fu Jen Catholic University in Taiwan outshone 17 other finalists on Sunday to win the "21st Century Coca-Cola Cup" national English speaking competition.
China's first group of female sailors on combatant ships said they are witnessing their childhood dreams coming to reality.