Since the new millennium, the powerful effects of online news, forums, and microblogging in China have given rise to a judgment among both media professionals and media researchers that new media is crippling and defeating traditional media in every battle.
An official document released on Monday said that local governments above the county level should employ more women in leadership positions to ensure that the country's women are properly represented in political affairs.
The happiest cities in China are Hangzhou, Chengdu and Qingdao, which are recognized by residents and outsiders for their culture, food and scenic attractions, according to the survey.
Parents of twenty-somethings never expected that one day they would have to foot a bill of over 300,000 yuan ($44,000) to get a daughter-in-law or son-in-law, since getting married for them was just a $1300 business during the 1980s.
China's top government officials this month have focused on the construction of affordable housing, underscoring the urgency to address the dire living needs of city dwellers amid rocketing property prices and high rental fees.
After just 60 years, Tibet, the ancient snow-covered plateau, has seen remarkable changes, writing a world wonder of a legend.
China will strengthen the system it uses to mitigate the harm caused by rural disasters and to issue early warnings about impending danger.
A major shift in China's family planning policy will result in a greater focus on population management than on quantity control, to improve people's quality of life, a leading official said on Monday.
The Information Office of the State Council, China's cabinet, on Monday published a white paper on the sixty years since peaceful liberation of Tibet.
As the unrest in the strategically important regions of West Asia and North Africa continues, the foreign policies of major world powers in the region are drawing worldwide attention.