As the "two sessions" continue, Chinese President Xi Jinping specially joined a group discussion with national lawmakers from central China's Hubei Province Sunday afternoon, showing his great care for the COVID-19-hit province and its resumption of production.
No coronavirus has been detected in animal samples collected from the Huanan Seafood Market in Wuhan, said Gao Fu, director of China's Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, who visited Wuhan in person in early January to investigate the outbreak. The market had been thought by some as the origin of the virus and the epidemic in China.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday declared an end to the state of emergency imposed to control the novel coronavirus outbreak in the greater Tokyo area and Hokkaido.
The new national security legislation will help maintain China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) as a global financial center, Chief Executive Carrie Lam said at a press conference on Tuesday.
The United States' threat to permanently cut funding to World Health Organization, or WHO, and reconsider its membership of the global body is the latest in a series of U.S. actions that has drawn criticism of the country's handling of the pandemic.
A U.S. State Department document that was used by some Australian newspapers to link COVID-19 to a laboratory contains no solid evidence but instead relies on publicly available information, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) reported Tuesday.
A Chinese envoy said Monday that China will continue to stand firmly with African brothers and sisters.
Hong Kong-Macao entrepreneur Stanley Ho Hung-sun passed away in Hong Kong on Tuesday afternoon at the age of 98, his family announced.
Trust, respect and understanding are needed for Australia to nurture its relationship with China, an Australian businessman has said.
Profits at China's state-owned enterprises (SOEs) fell 63 percent year on year in the first four months of 2020, official data showed.
China Development Bank (CDB) will provide 360 billion yuan (about 50.5 billion U.S. dollars) of financing support to the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area in 2020 as authorities called for further efforts to promote the development of the area.
Total assets of foreign banks and insurers in China had exceeded 5 trillion yuan (about 702.2 billion U.S. dollars) amid the expansion of a two-way opening-up of the banking and insurance sector, the country's top banking regulator said on Monday.
China's food delivery giant Meituan Dianping posted a quarterly loss of 1.7 billion yuan (about 238 million U.S. dollars) in revenue as COVID-19 severely hit its food delivery service as well as in-store, hotel and travel businesses.
The government of Dalian, Liaoning province, has donated four batches of anti-epidemic materials — 1.25 million pieces altogether — to 32 sister cities, institutions and Chinese embassies and consulates in Japan and the Republic of Korea.
After more than five months in the hospital, Gu Yunchuan was discharged on May 22. He was the first severe COVID-19 patient to successfully receive a kidney transplant.
An eight-member Chinese surveying team will attempt to reach the summit of Mt. Qomolangma, the world's tallest peak, Wednesday.
The University of Washington Medicine announced on Monday that it is moving forward with furloughs for about 4,000 members of its unionized workforce amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
North China's Shanxi Province plans to donate another 478,000 surgical masks to a group of friendship cities and friendly and cooperative partners, overseas associations and chambers of commerce, according to the provincial government's foreign affairs office Tuesday.
A team consisting of eight Chinese surveyors and mountaineers is expected to reach camp on Mount Qomolangma, known as Mount Everest in the West, at an altitude of 8,300 meters later on Tuesday and head to the summit early on Wednesday.
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.
China's modest 2020 military budget growth is "reasonable and necessary" to address security issues both at home and abroad, while striking a balance with the nation's economic development.
Soldiers from the People's Liberation Army Hong Kong Garrison march while visitors look on during the open day of the garrison to celebrate the 19th anniversary of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region at the barracks in July 2018.
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 government has more room to put precise policies in place to advance strategic emerging industries and cutting-edge technologies, as they will enhance China's industrial and supply chain strength.
Two NASA astronauts will fly on SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS) on Wednesday, the first launch of American astronauts on an American rocket from American soil since 2011.
China's manned submersible for 10,000-meter deep sea exploration is expected to visit the 11,000-meter Challenger Deep in the Mariana Trench, the deepest point in the ocean in the world.
The vice-president of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei says he is happy to discuss any security concerns with British officials amid reports Prime Minister Boris Johnson plans a u-turn on his decision to allow the company a role in building the United Kingdom's 5G mobile phone network.
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.
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 in Belgium and the United Kingdom have sufficient fresh bamboo during the COVID-19 pandemic, thanks to local bamboo plantations in Europe, zookeepers said.
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.