He urges residents and governments to work together to ease move from uninhabitable land.
China called on the new US administration to stick to the one-China principle and strictly limit its relationship with Taiwan to the nonofficial level.
Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying made the remarks at a daily briefing on Monday.
Officials representing Beijing and Manila shook hands on joint projects worth US$3.7 billion on Monday during a meeting in the Chinese capital.
18.46 million babies were born in Chinese hospitals last year, the highest since 2000 and 1.31 million more than 2015.
President Xi Jinping stressed high-quality preparatory work for Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games.
The country aims to stabilize farmland area and improve its quality to ensure grain self-sufficiency and food security.
Legislators in Hubei Province passed a rule to better protect the Yangtze, the country's longest river facing environmental challenges.
China's first high-resolution Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellite has passed all its in-orbit tests.
Koo Cheng-yun, a famous entrepreneur and son of Koo Chen-fu, former president of the Taiwan-based Straits Exchange Foundation, Koo Cheng-yun died in Taiwan Monday.