Another 39 items of administrative approval will be abolished to streamline the economy.
More foreign talent is welcome to China for innovation work and business, Premier Li Keqiang said on Friday.
The People's Liberation Army Navy has appointed a new commander — 60-year-old Lieutenant Admiral Shen Jinlong.
Ying Yong was elected mayor of Shanghai Municipality Friday at the fifth session of the 14th Shanghai Municipal People's Congress.
China says the Taiwan authority sending its so-called "official delegation" to Trump's inauguration is "self-satisfying hype".
China has begun to pilot supervisory system reform in Beijing and the provinces of Shanxi and Zhejiang.
Last year, the United States received 3 million mainland Chinese visitors, and 700,000 visited Philadelphia.
The latest human H7N9 avian flu cases in Hunan province brought its number of infections to 13 this year.
Zhang Guoqing was elected mayor of Chongqing municipality on Thursday in a vote at the Chongqing Municipal People's Congress.
Top officials in Linfen, Shanxi province, have been summoned by the country's top environmental authority due to their poor performance in controlling sulfur dioxide pollution.