Some 287 million tourists travelled in China during the first four days of the week-long Chinese Lunar New Year holiday, up 11.1 percent from the same period last year, new data showed Sunday.
China is planning to complete the construction of a platform for supervising the "red lines" for the protecting important natural areas by 2020, according to the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP).
Bad weather hindered Iranian rescue teams' search for the wreckage of an Iranian passenger plane that crashed on Sunday in central Iran.
Chinese people are used to online shopping at any time of the year because of the country's powerful and fast logistics system, and most of China's logistics firms have pledged that they will not stop service during the Chinese New Year.
China is one of the leading markets for Chilean wines and is showing very strong growth, Chilean winemaker Concha y Toro said on Sunday.
China remains the largest trading partner for all six Australian states, a report said on Monday.
China has been the world leader in applications for patent for invention for seven consecutive years, said Wan Gang, president of the China Association for Science and Technology.
The solar term of Yushui, or Rain Water, is probably named after the climate around the period of time. Falling on Monday this year, it is the time when temperatures begin to rise and rain becomes more frequent.
There is increased understanding of Chinese vocabulary and concepts outside China, and more Chinese words are being used in the English language, according to a recent report.
An Iranian passenger plane crashed into the Dena mountain on Sunday morning and all the 66 people on board were killed, the spokesman for the Iranian Aviation Organisation said.