Foreigners who live in China for 10 consecutive years may be eligible for a "green card", according to a proposed draft regulation.
More Chinese cities saw an increase in housing prices in October than did the previous month, but the government's price control measures helped to keep the rise small.
The government is working hard to improve disabled people's access to devices that can assist them.
Warplanes pounded Gaza for a second day on Thursday as three Israelis and three Palestinians were killed in fierce fighting.
US President Barack Obama assured citizens on Wednesday that the sex scandal that brought down CIA chief David Petraeus and ensnared another top general has not compromised national security.
Guangzhou is switching the focal point of its planning from GDP to making a livable city with low carbon emissions and smart development.
Bally expects its double-digit sales growth in China to continue in the coming years, as the brand plans to open flagship stores in Beijing and Shanghai soon.
Sustained bullish sentiment has driven China's currency, the renminbi, to a record high for three straight days.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Australia on Tuesday for annual strategic talks.
The shocking revelation threatens to fell another of the US military's biggest names.
New York Times Co CEO Mark Thompson started his job on Monday amid a widening scandal at his former employer, the BBC.
Shanghai is acting to head off an "obesity epidemic" as health authorities warn of a rising tide of diabetes and weight-related diseases.