More human infections of H7N9 avian flu have been reported across China despite a decline in the rate of new cases.
Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said China was continuing to observe events following the death of Kim Jong-nam.
Xi Xiaoming, former vice president of the Supreme People's Court, was sentenced to life imprisonment on bribery charges.
Pei Duanqing, a researcher at the Guangzhou Institutes of Biomedicine and Health, has taken part in making recommendations for human gene editing.
Coal mines with annual capacity of less than 300,000 tonnes will suspend operation for two weeks for safety inspections.
The mother of a police officer killed in the line of duty in Jilin province died on Tuesday after having a heart attack at her son's funeral.
As Chinese divorce hearings go, it was fairly standard - apart from the fact that one half of the couple was 2,000 kilometers away.
The operators of three major bike-sharing apps have pledged to make their services less accessible to children.
The majority of new industrial areas will be in central and western regions.
The city has set an ambitious target to cut the density of fine particulate matter in the air by more than 20 percent this year.