327 days on, the disappearance of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 was finally announced as an "accident" and all 239 onboard the plane are presumed dead.
More than 200 senior People's Liberation Army officers have been reprimanded, demoted or removed from their posts for problems exposed by military auditors, PLA Daily reported on Thursday.
Ministry of Commerce denied media reports that foreign firms were taking back their capital and added that companies only retreated in a limited quantity.
China has reiterated its support for free South China Sea navigation. There is no reason for Japan to expand air patrols into the region, altering the geopolitical landscape and acting like a protagonist.
Trade frictions dented exports of high-tech products and become a new concern for China and its trading partners last year, a top official said on Thursday.
Shares in Alibaba Group further plunged on Thursday after shedding 4.36 percent on Wednesday following a rare clash with China's business regulator over counterfeit goods allegedly found on Taobao.