Beijingers have the earliest average wake-up time among cities in China, while over 60 percent of the post-90 generation suffer from a lack of sleep, according to a survey to mark World Sleep Day.
It is the Chinese government's right to restrict and ban the import of solid waste, a senior official said at a press conference during the first session of the 13th National People's Congress on March 17.
Northeast China's Jilin has become the latest city to punish people who have refused to serve in the army, putting 17 people on a personal credit blacklist and banning them from going abroad. They will also face restrictions when trying to purchase property.
The Fourth Academy of the China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC), the main contractor for the Chinese space program, officially unveiled a new subordinate entity on Friday to build space-based internet services using 80 small satellites.
A maximum 500-yuan ($79) daily limit will apply to static QR code payments, according to a regulation set to take effect on April 1.
China Depositary Receipts (CDRs), an initiative to allow offshore-listed companies to sell a form of shares on the mainland market, will soon be launched, said Yan Qingmin, vice chairman of the China Securities Regulatory Commission, at an interview on Thursday.
On April 10, three commuter trains—G19/G20, G31/G32 and G39/G40—will depart from Hangzhou East Railway Station and arrive at Beijing South Railway Station.
China is still the largest developing country in the world despite an improved Engel coefficient score, said Mao Shengyong, a spokesman for the National Bureau of Statistics, at a press conference on Wednesday.
China's top economic planner has called for a comprehensive increased relaxation of criteria to register for urban hukou (household registrations) amid efforts to promote a new round of urbanization.
China plans to launch the Chang'e-4 lunar lander and rover spacecraft this year with the aim of touching down on the far side of the moon, said Zhao Xiaojin, Party chief of the China Academy of Spacy Technology and also a member of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference.