Foreign ministers of China and Iran agree on ways to boost cooperation.
A deadly colliery blast left 32 dead in northern China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region Saturday.
The statement came after President Obama blocked a Chinese company's purchase of the US business of German company Aixtron.
President Xi made the call during meeting of the Central Leading Group for Deepening Overall Reform.
The central government released a set of guidelines to encourage rural residents to pursue entrepreneurship and innovation.
Yuan Longping has developed a new strain that could enable the plant to adapt to more varied growing environments at a significantly lower cost.
Local officials in charge of work safety have been suspended from their duties and will be punished depending on the findings of an investigation into the incident.
Survey appraises economic growth, social development and environment.
Heavy smog that has been covering many cities in northern China has caused some authorities to bring out pollution-fighting artillery.
The Chinese outbound travel market is seeing more Chinese travelers who are independent, sophisticated and eager to seek out new experiences.