Xi Jinping and other Chinese leaders attended the meeting in Beijing. Li Zhanshu, chairman of the NPC Standing Committee, delivered a work report of the 13th NPC Standing Committee.
Experts have praised China's commitment to building a community with a shared future for mankind and its efforts to promote international cooperation in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
The government of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) on Monday refuted some foreign politicians' comments as "double standards and hypocrisy" on the Chinese national legislature's national security legislation for the HKSAR.
The resurgence of violence and vandalism on Sunday vindicates the urgent need for a national security law in the city, the Hong Kong government said as it condemned extensive street violence and open advocacy of Hong Kong independence during unlawful assemblies on the same day.
Japan on Monday lifted the state of emergency that was still in place for five prefectures, which includes Hokkaido, Tokyo and three prefectures surrounding the capital.
Chinese procuratorates have enhanced efficiency in handling letters from the public, a work report of the Supreme People's Procuratorate showed Monday.
The number of people prosecuted for severe violent crimes in China has dropped by an average annual rate of 4.8 percent over the past two decades, a work report of the Supreme People's Procuratorate showed Monday.
China will further relax market access, shorten the negative list and build high level opening-up platforms, especially in its pilot free trade zones, to put the growth of foreign direct investment on a firmer footing, the country's top commerce official said.
The 17th Hainan International Auto Exhibition concluded Sunday in Haikou, capital of south China's island province Hainan, with a transaction volume of 1.5 billion yuan (about 200 million U.S. dollars).
Australian-owned New Zealand media company Stuff Limited, who operates the country's largest news website, was sold to its chief executive Sinead Boucher for one New Zealand dollar, said the company on Monday.
The People's Bank of China (PBOC), the country's central bank, skipped open market operations via reverse repos Monday.
North China's Tianjin port ranked first in liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports in the first four months of this year, accounting for nearly 20 percent of the country's total LNG imports, according to the Tianjin Customs.
Macao's composite consumer price index (CPI) in April increased by 2.05 percent year-on-year, a slowdown of 0.42 percentage points from the growth in March, the special administrative region's statistic department said here Monday.
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A six-year-old girl from Nanjing, east China's Jiangsu Province, became popular on Chinese social media, attracting hundreds of thousands of fans from all over the world.
The embassy reminded Chinese citizens, especially those studying in the U.S., to be aware of regulations regarding entry and exit of the country to avoid any inconvenience or losses.
The Chinese government spent about 615.6 billion yuan ($86 billion) on improving school infrastructure and facilities in less developed regions in the five years starting from 2014, with 169.9 billion yuan allocated from the central budget, Monday's China Education Daily reported.
Chinese health authorities have pledged to advance the development of online diagnosis and treatment as well as internet-based hospitals.
Experts from China and the United States discussed global public health policy research issues at a video forum co-organized by Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Yale University on Sunday.
A fan has won the chance to have dinner, or work out, with NFL superstar Tom Brady as well as a pack of Tampa Bay Buccaneers opening-game tickets and memorabilia after a making winning bid of $800,000 at a fundraising auction.
A new China body image trend is sweeping Chinese social media after a Chinese actress launched a new collarbone challenge, which is standing a lipstick container on her collarbone, on her Sina Weibo account.
Lots of Chinese netizens have uploaded numerous photos of delicious dishes and recipes on China's Twitter-like Sina Weibo that they have come up with while staying at home amid the ongoing outbreak of the novel coronavirus.
Hats that come with wigs attached of various lengths and colors have become a new favorite on Chinese e-commerce platforms, helping not only men who are follically challenged but women who want to dramatically transform their look.
The viral video was uploaded on Twitter with the caption, "This Arab guy calls the hotel reception to complain about a mouse in his room. Listen to how he describes the situation."
A video of two chimpanzees in a Chinese wildlife park that suggests they have a "superpower" - the ability to read a newspaper - has gone viral on social media.
The Taliban outfit has announced a three-day ceasefire with the Afghan government during Eid al-Fitr, the second annual religious festival holidays, starting from Sunday, a Taliban spokesman confirmed.
The ruling party of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has held a military meeting on measures and policies to improve the country's armed forces to defend its sovereignty and stability, the state news agency reported on Sunday.
China will continue to lower its defense budget growth rate to 6.6 percent in 2020, according to a draft budget report Friday.
The U.S. forces brought 40 truckloads of logistics and weapons into northeastern Syria on Thursday evening, state news agency SANA reported.
The U.S. Pacific Fleet said Wednesday that aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt headed out to sea from Naval Base Guam after nearly two months of being under quarantine there.
Chinese navy garrisoned on an island in the Xisha Islands of the South China Sea recently harvested 1.5 tons of vegetables on sandy beaches for the first time, using technology which experts said could support communities on islands.
China has released a database of its national annual species checklist to facilitate biodiversity research and conservation, according to the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) Monday.
A deep-sea manned submersible capable of 10,000-meter dives will explore Challenger Deep, the furthest Mariana Trench extremity situated in the Pacific this year, according to China State Shipbuilding.
The labs, designated P3, are just one notch below P4, the highest biosafety level, which is used for diagnostic work and research on highly virulent and easily transmitted deadly pathogens, such as Ebola virus.
Chinese vaccine company Cansino Biologics says its phase-one human trials have found the company's COVID-19 vaccine candidate generated an immune response against Covid-19, and there is sufficient evidence to encourage further study.
China expected to have about 150 million 5G mobile subscribers by the end of this year, as the nation scrambles to accelerate construction of new infrastructure, including 5G base stations.
In a study of the fruit fly, researchers at the Northwestern University (NU) have identified a "thermometer" circuit of neurons that relays information about external cold temperature from the fly antenna to the higher brain, which may explain why it is hard for both flies and humans to wake up in the morning in winter.
A 2,000-year-old bronze pot freshly unearthed in central China's Henan Province has contained more than 3,000 ml of unknown liquid.
China's first national park in Northwest China's Sanjiangyuan area, covering a total area of 123,100 square kilometers, will be officially established in 2020 on schedule, the Xinhua News Agency reported on Thursday.
A special COVID-19 charity fashion show featuring models wearing artistic face masks raised the curtain in Shanghai on Wednesday.
The 93rd Academy Awards, or the Oscars, may be postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, local media reported on Tuesday.
A team of "doctors" works backstage to keep these precious historical relics from more than 2,000 years ago in such good condition.
China marked the 44th International Museum Day on Monday with offline and online activities, including the donation of items at the Nanjing Museum related to the COVID-19 outbreak by medical workers from Jiangsu province.
Chinese basketball legend Ma Lianbao died at the age of 68 due to a sudden myocardial infarction.
China's first Winter Olympic champion Yang Yang said on Monday that she recently submitted a proposal to the country's top political advisory body, calling for more community sports facilities for children.
The English Premier League confirmed on Saturday that two more positive cases of COVID-19 were tested in the second round of testing.
The Chinese Football Association (CFA) announced on Saturday that 11 clubs have been disqualified from professional leagues due to wage arrears, while five clubs, including last season's Chinese Super League (CSL) side Tianjin Tianhai, have withdrawn from professional football.
The short-course World Swimming Championships has been pushed back to December 13-18, 2021, the sport's world governing body FINA announced on Thursday.
Tokyo 2020 CEO Toshiro Muto on Thursday denounced claims that the IOC will have the Olympic Games canceled if it cannot be held in 2021.
Giant pandas "A'ling" and "Qingcheng" were relocated to a zoo in Anshan on Thursday.
The Japanese city of Kobe will return a giant female panda rented from China for breeding purposes as the lease agreement is set to expire in July, the city said Tuesday.
Two giant pandas under a 10-year lease in Canada will return to China two years ahead of schedule as COVID-19 affects bamboo supplies to the zoo where the bears are staying.
Calgary Zoo in Canada announced on Tuesday that a pair of loaned Chinese pandas would be returned ahead of schedule because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Two giant pandas, Da Mao and Er Shun from China, will bid farewell to Canadians three years ahead of schedule due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, the Calgary Zoo announced on Tuesday.
A six-month-old giant panda cub met with visitors at the Shanghai Wild Animal Park in Pudong New Area on Saturday. The cub, which has yet to be given a name, was born on October 6 and is the offspring of another giant panda Jia Jia which lives in the park.