Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday signed a presidential order to award four persons national medal and honorary title for their outstanding contribution to fighting the COVID-19 epidemic.
A Chinese mainland spokesperson on Thursday slammed the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) authority in Taiwan for using non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to attack the mainland, calling such moves "despicable."
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu referred on Thursday to reports on a peace agreement achieved between his country and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and said it's "a historic day."
An official of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) said on Thursday that establishing normal relations with Israel will enable the country to play a constructive role in enhancing the region's security and stability.
China firmly opposes the moves by Germany and France, which politicize Hong Kong's judicial cooperation, interfere in China's internal affairs and violate international law and basic norms governing international relations, said Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian during Thursday's press conference.
People from all walks of life and various organizations in Hong Kong have expressed their support for a decision adopted by China's top legislature for the sixth Legislative Council (LegCo) of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) to continue performing duties.
The Global Energy Interconnection Development and Cooperation Organization (GEIDCO) has donated 30,000 face masks to Mongolia to support its battle against the COVID-19 pandemic, the Mongolian State Emergency Commission said Thursday.
A beer festival will be held on Saturday in the city of Wuhan, once hit hard by the COVID-19 epidemic in China, local authorities said Thursday.
China's central bank Thursday issued 30 billion yuan (about 4.32 billion U.S. dollars) worth of bills in Hong Kong.
Tech entrepreneurs and businesses in Europe are being encouraged to explore Lingang Special Area, a part of the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone, in a bid to boost collaboration between China and European countries.
The rally in gold prices paused on Tuesday amid steady progress in COVID-19 vaccines and rebounding U.S. economic data.
Despite an unprecedented downturn in relations between the world's top two economies during the COVID-19 pandemic, United States businesses are not leaving the Chinese market, where most are making profits and optimistic about future growth, the U.S.-China Business Council said.
U.S. consumer prices jumped in July, but weak demand and the lapse in enhanced unemployment benefits will keep inflation under control, economists said.
A direct flight operated by China's flag carrier Air China departing from the western Chinese city of Chengdu landed at Frankfurt Airport on Thursday afternoon, marking another passenger flight that resumed operation as travel restrictions imposed due to the coronavirus pandemic are gradually easing.
Online, television and open-air screenings will thrill audiences during the 10th Beijing International Film Festival, organizers said in a press conference on Thursday.
Eight hospitals in Beijing have launched online diagnosis, treatment and drug delivery services to provide convenience to patients with chronic diseases and reduce the risks of cross infections from repeatedly visiting hospitals.
Global COVID-19 deaths surpassed 750,000 on Thursday, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.
Chinese paleontologists have found the fossil of a new dinosaur species in the city of Zhucheng, east China's Shandong Province, local authorities said.
A man tested positive for COVID-19, months after recovery and discharge from hospital, Shanghai municipal health commission said Thursday.
"We found evidence that Conospermum plants have adapted the biochemistry of their pollen grains to cope with the antimicrobial properties of the ants," Delnevo said.
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."
The People's Liberation Army's Eastern Theater Command has recently carried out combat exercises in the Taiwan Straits and surrounding waters to verify and boost its interservice joint operation capability, a military spokesman said.
A People's Liberation Army (PLA) spokesman said on Thursday that the Chinese mainland's troops have recently conducted live combat drills in the Taiwan Strait as a "necessary action" to safeguard national sovereignty and stability in the region.
"Initial findings are that the helicopter was struck by a bullet resulting in a minor injury to an aircrew member and damage to the aircraft," McClatchy cited the Air Force as saying in a statement.
A helicopter of the U.S. Air Force was shot while flying over the state of Virginia on Monday, injuring one of the two pilots on board and prompting an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
Chinese State Councilor and Minister of National Defense Wei Fenghe on Thursday took a phone call from U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper upon invitation.
At the invitation of his U.S. counterpart, Chinese National Defense Minister Wei Fenghe had a phone call with U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper on Thursday.
Researchers have found that human mobility restrictions could be an effective strategy to contain the spread of COVID-19 in Shenzhen, south China's Guangdong Province.
Russia will start the production of its COVID-19 vaccine within two weeks, the country's Health Minister Mikhail Murashko said Wednesday.
The first batch of COVID-19 vaccine developed by Russia's Gamaleya Research Institute will be produced and ready for use in two weeks, according to local media reports quoting Health Minister Mikhail Murashko.
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi's smart factory in Yizhuang, Beijing has been completed and put into production, according to Lei Jun, founder and CEO of Xiaomi, during the company's 10th anniversary event on Tuesday.
Telecom companies bank on cost-effective infrastructure to speed up the use of superfast tech in more industries
Northwestern University (NU) researchers have uncovered a new vulnerability in the novel coronavirus' infamous spike protein, pointing to a relatively simple, potential treatment pathway.
Archaeologists working at a site in West Sussex in the south of England have discovered what are thought to be the earliest examples of bone tools found anywhere in Europe.
Wuren Yijirheyen, a 52-year-old shepherd in Hulunbuir, North China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region, never dreamed her small family workshop in fur and leather handicrafts would grow to a giant business with over 1 million yuan ($143,900) in annual sales and lift hundreds of impoverished women out of poverty.
There were more than 2 million hanfu enthusiasts in China in 2018, according to a survey by the market consultancy iMedia Research, a year-on-year rise of nearly 73 percent. The total value of the hanfu industry exceeded 1 billion yuan.
From October to January, the brand's sales revenue reached 3 million yuan ($432,000) and it is still bringing in about 200,000 a month, despite the novel coronavirus pandemic.
If you search for top tourism sites in Beijing on TripAdvisor, the usual results include the Great Wall, the Summer Palace and the Palace Museum. As for amusement parks, the only big name that appears is the Beijing Happy Valley.
The Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) has joined the Organization of World Heritage Cities (OWHC), becoming the third Chinese city to be included after Suzhou and Dujiangyan.
Spanish La Liga club Valencia on Tuesday confirmed two players in their first team squad have tested positive for COVID-19.
Former Chinese international spiker and Beijing Olympic bronze medal winner Wang Yimei was expecting to have good results in her fifth national Games next year, she said in a recent interview with local media.
The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic schedule remains essentially unchanged for the event that has been postponed until next year, organizers said on Monday.
Beijing is well on track to fulfilling its promise to host a green and sustainable Winter Olympics in 2022, with the work done to date involving eco-friendly solutions and carefully drawn up plans for use of facilities after the Games.
As the first city to host both the Summer and Winter Olympics, Beijing has used this unique situation to their advantage and a further push towards sustainability.
More than 60 percent of the volunteers for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics are "worried or anxious" about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the Games, a survey has found.
Taipei Zoo has launched a naming campaign for a female panda cub born at the zoo on June 28.
Two giant panda cub twins died of multiple organ failure caused by severe allergies, according to the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in southwest China's Sichuan Province.
The COVID-19 pandemic has not impacted bamboo supplies for pandas, and the four pandas at the Berlin Zoo are all in healthy condition. Panda twins Meng Yuan and Meng Xiang are both around 22 kilograms in weight.
Twin giant panda cubs died of severe allergy in May just seven months after being born despite being saved two times, while the causes of the allergy remain unknown.
Special cakes, a cheerful party and best wishes from loyal fans across the Taiwan Strait -- the Taipei-born giant panda Yuanzai celebrated her seventh birthday Monday, a week after getting a little sister.
Yuan Zai, the female cub of giant panda Tuan Tuan and Yuan Yuan as goodwill gifts to Taiwan by the Chinese mainland, celebrated its seventh birthday in Taipei on Monday.