With a typical journey time of 97 minutes, exhausting trips are the unenviable cost of getting to work in Beijing, a report showed.
China's world and Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang served a three-month ban for a failed doping test earlier this year.
Chinese authorities in the northern region of Inner Mongolia arrested 31 people on suspicion of trafficking women including 11 from Myanmar.
Nine Chinese fishermen were convicted by a court in western Philippine province of Palawan for poaching on Monday. The court imposed a penalty of $2,700 each and/or imprisonment.
With China cutting the benchmark interest rates for the first time in more than two years, brokerage, real estate and Internet-themed stocks led the gains.
A majority of China's rich are likely to send their children abroad for education, the US and the UK being their first choices, according to a Hurun report.
An online letter blaming a mayor for not doing enough to stop air pollution went viral, in China and garnered a response from the official on Sunday.