The NBS data showed the number of people aged 60 or above expanded 4.39 million to account for 18.1 percent of the total population.
The NDRC will continue to improve social credit system's design, regulations and standards and enhance coordinated efforts with other government agencies to reward the honest and punish the dishonest, Zhang said.
The Palace Museum, also known as the Forbidden City, was China's imperial palace from 1420 to 1911.
The National Bureau of Statistics released data that showed domestic home appliance manufacturers reported profits of 119.69 billion yuan last year, a 20.4 percent increase compared to 2015.
The National Health Commission has dispatched 18 experts to Dalian to assist in the outbreak response.
The NBS data also showed milder expansion in the service sector this month as the non-manufacturing PMI went down to 54.3 from 55.4 in September.
The Namibian president travelled to China from March 28 to April 2 on the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping and was accompanied by 70 business people from various sectors.
The Nasdaq Composite lagged and closed in negative territory.
The Ministry of Finance is planning to promote a pilot program this year to strengthen local governments' budget management related to land transactions. That is a measure to curb the growth of local hidden debts, according to an official familiar with the matter.
The PBOC will lead the banking sector to sacrifice part of their profits to support the real economy, or the non-financial sector, Sun added.