The Chinese economy is operating within the approriate range as China continues to lead the world in terms of growth, said Premier Li Keqiang.
China's record silver at the men's 4x100 relay is not accomplished in one stroke, and Japan's performance at the 2008 Olympics inspired team China.
A female honor guard, once one of the most popular models in the national model contest, will make her debut in the Sept 3 parade.
The top legislature imposed a ceiling of 16 trillion yuan ($2.51 trillion) for local government debt in 2015 in a bid to rein local government debt with law.
Thai police arrested a foreign suspect and seized bomb-making materials Saturday in the investigation of a deadly shrine bombing, officials said.
Washington hopes to see President Xi Jinping's upcoming visit to the United States become "a milestone" in relations, said US National Security Advisor Susan Rice during a Beijing trip.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and experts from around the world have highly commented on China's contribution to and sacrifice in WWII.
China's pension funds do not have the obligation to prop up or rescue the country's turbulent stock market, a top official said on Friday amid popular expectations for the funds to do so.