China launched a weather satellite at 12:11 am Sunday, marking an upgrade of China's meteorological satellites in geostationary orbit.
The total number of Chinese killed in the Nanjing Massacre by Japanese troops in 1937 inscribed on the wall now stands 10,615.
Zhang Qingjun, former mayor of Hefei, capital city of Anhui, has been removed from his posts for "serious violation of discipline.
China's meteorological authorities on Sunday issued a yellow alert for a new bout of smog that is expected to hang heavy in large areas of the country.
China and Japan have agreed to work for the creation of an air and maritime contact system between their defense ministries as early as possible.
Zhang Yao, 20, was reportedly in pursuit of three men who had snatched her bag before she went missing on Monday.
A viral video showing people dismembering a giant sea turtle under state protection caused an uproar among netizens.
A Chinese envoy says China opposes the aberrations by the UN Security Council to discuss DPRK's human rights situation.
A Chinese envoy called on the UN to maintain the overarching direction of seeking a political solution to the question of Syria.
China has reaffirmed its firm opposition to official and military relations between the United States and Taiwan in any form.