Online Sales of Prescription Drugs 'will Expand Patient C...
China's decision to greenlight the online sales of prescription drugs will give patients more options and make it easier for the public to access healthcare services, experts said.
China to Deepen Reform of Budget-management System
The State Council, China's cabinet, on April 13 unveiled a guideline on deepening reform of the country's budget-management system. It specified measures covering six areas to improve the system, including strengthening budget revenue coordination, standardizing budget expenditures and enhancing budget implementation and performance management.
China to Deepen Administrative Reform
The General Office of the State Council, in a circular released on April 15, called for deepening the reform of government functions to help ensure stability on six fronts and security in six areas and promote high-quality development.
Foreign Investment Approvals Eased
The removal and streamlining of approval procedures for certain foreign-invested projects will attract and assist overseas companies while benefiting overall investment this year, experts and industry insiders said.
Foreigners' Chinese Skills Get New Gauge
China has issued a Chinese language proficiency standard for international learners to evaluate their Chinese language skills and levels in an all-around way and meet the expanding demand for Chinese language learning.
Support for Rural Poor to Continue
China has mapped out priorities in its effort to continue policies that support low-income groups in rural areas and less-developed regions, a move officials and experts said will narrow the country's urban-rural divide and pave the way for common prosperity.