China is considering revisions to the 1984 Maritime Traffic Safety Law to prioritize searches for survivors over property.
People who default on their court orders are now barred from traveling by plane and applying for loans.
China's top legislature will convene its bimonthly session from Feb. 22 to 24.
FM Wang Yi will attend the informal meeting of G20 foreign ministers and the annual Munich Security Conference from Feb 15-18.
The entire area will be placed under an 'ecological red line,' amounting to 4,364 square km.
A popular alleyway in central Beijing known for its traditional culture, reopened during the Spring Festival holiday.
A top official with the Danzhou bureau of commerce in Hainan province, has been punished for negligence after failing to update the bureau's official website.
With couples set to enjoy Valentine's Day, flower traders in China are also welcoming the boost that the annual celebration of romance is providing for their sales.
China's consulate general in Kolkata announced that the 23 Chinese crew members on a cargo ship detained more than a month ago in India could probably go home soon.
Jersey has deepened its links with China, with the British Crown dependency officially launching its first Confucius Classroom in Hautlieu School last week.