A memorial service was held on Sunday in Ludian county, Yunnan province, for the victims of the magnitude-6.5 earthquake that rocked the area a week ago.
Cantonese is the mother tongue of about half the population of Guangzhou, China’s third-largest city and the provincial capital of Guangdong.
Chinese lawmakers are considering renaming the National Security Law, which may be amended with more provisions to combat espionage.
The National Zoo in Washington threw a party on Saturday in honor of the first birthday of panda cub Bao Bao.
China is likely to introduce a nationwide property tax as early as next year following trials in Chongqing and Shanghai.
Hopes that tiny panda paws would be seen in the world's first live broadcast of a cub delivery were dashed on Tuesday.
Xi said China will continue to work with the international community to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus outbreak.
At least 19 people were injured after an earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale jolted Yongshan County in southwest China's Yunnan Province.
A Chinese micro-blogger pleaded guilty to spreading false information on the internet and deleting micro-blog posts for profit on Thursday.
No prison escapes or deaths have been reported at China's jails since last year despite an increase of inmates convicted of violent crimes.
The sport of rugby will return to the Youth Olympics program after a 90-year gap when the second Summer Youth Olympic Games open on Saturday in Nanjing.
Tributes poured in from Chinese film lovers on Tuesday after the death of US actor and comedian Robin Williams at his home in California.