Amid uncertain global economic recovery, China's reform plans as pledged by Premier Li Keqiang, which cover everything from the economy to the environment, bring opportunities for world development.
China has made reform its top priority for 2014 but the question as to how to accelerate comprehensive reform while maintaining steady economic growth will test the new government.
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday called for efforts to extend benefits to people living in the country's poverty-stricken areas.
The Ministry of Justice on Friday announced measures dealing with judicial corruption in commutations of sentences and granting probation and out-of-jail medical treatment.
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe compared the Sino-Japanese relationship to British-German ties before World War I This view is not only misguided, but dangerous.
The government will closely monitor the demographic situation and improve the family planning policy based on the changes.
China's counter-terrorism measures only apply to terrorists and do not target the majority of the public or a certain group of people, says Xinjiang's party chief.
China on Friday voiced opposition to sanctions and called for a political solution to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine's southern Crimea autonomous republic.
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