China has taken great strides since 2013 in environmental protection, with effective air pollution and other controls put in place, and it is working to bring its best practices to the world, the regional head of a UN development agency said.
The weeklong Spring Festival holiday ended on Wednesday after the reunion of numerous Chinese families around the world. And as President Xi Jinping put it, such family reunions are important to fulfill the Chinese Dream of national rejuvenation.
With China's growing ambition to expand its winter sports prowess by 2022, a legion of foreign experts have pulled through cultural and acclimation challenges to help the country catch up with the world's best on snow and ice.
Fishing will be banned every year from April 1 to June 30 on China's second-longest river to protect its fishing resources and biodiversity, according to the Ministry of Agriculture.
South Korea's foreign ministry said on Wednesday that it will place its focus on talks for the denuclearized Korean Peninsula after the end of the 23rd Winter Olympics, which are going on in the country's east county of PyeongChang.
International Skating Union Wednesday illustrated the penalties that disqualified China and Canada in the short track women's 3,000m relay final after both teams expressed confusion at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics.
China failed to qualify for the semifinals after losing to Sweden 8-4 in its last game in the round robin session of women's curling at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics Wednesday morning.
The Maldivian government said on Wednesday it was ready for dialogue with the opposition to help restore normalcy in the island country.
For long, trains, planes or buses have been the preferred modes of transport of travelers in China. Now, there's another option: driving oneself around in four-wheelers, especially for sightseeing jaunts, long weekend getaways, short vacations, so on.
For many people on the coast of Guangdong province, the Lunar New Year is more than a chance for a grand feast, it is a reminder for the young of their 1,000-year cultural tradition called Nian Li.