President Xi Jinping called for decisive results to be achieved in reform over key areas by 2020 as he presided over a meeting of senior officials on deepening reform on Wednesday.
Malaysia's Conference of Rulers named Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah as the country's 16th King on Thursday, who serves as the constitutional head of state, state news agency Bernama reported.
"China always maintains the principle of non-interference in the internal affairs of other countries, opposing external intervention in Venezuelan domestic affairs and calling for international society to create good conditions," Hua Chunying, a spokesperson of the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), said in a press briefing Thursday.
U.S. President Donald Trump has sent a personal letter to Kim Jong Un, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), said the White House and DPRK media.
Chinese Ambassador to the U.S. Cui Tiankai stressed Wednesday that the two countries should stay committed to foster the type of relationship rooted in mutual respect and cooperation, rather than confrontation and conflict.
Kim Jong Un, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), has instructed officials to make "good technical preparations" for a second DPRK-U.S. summit, the state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported on Thursday.
U.S. President Donald Trump said in a late-night tweet Wednesday that he will deliver the state of the union address in Congress after the government reopens.
China's job market continued stable development last year thanks to government efforts to stabilize employment, and steady economic growth.
China's Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) has denied reports that a preparatory trade meeting with the United States scheduled for next week had been canceled by the Americans.
China's retail sales will remain solid in 2019 thanks to strong consumption services and increasing growth-supporting measures despite a slowdown in the automobile industry, the British think tank Oxford Economics said on Wednesday.
China may overtake the United States as the world's biggest retail market this year, according to a report published Wednesday by research firm eMarketer.
House price growth in China's four first-tier cities -- Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Guangzhou -- has been curbed, with Cambodia's capital leading global housing price gains in 2018, according to the Global House Price Index released by research firm Hurun Report on Wednesday.
"We believe in globalization. It's helped a lot of countries grow in the past 30 or 40 years, especially countries like China. But it's not inclusive," says Jack Ma, founder of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, at Davos on Wednesday.
In China, only Sichuan Airlines and China Southern Airlines currently allow passengers to travel with emotional support dogs, provided that the individuals submit a series of certificates in advance. Huang Chen contributed to the story.
China will enable mobile payment services on all its manual toll collection lanes on expressways by the end of 2019, the Ministry of Transport (MOT) said Thursday.
The Sports Bureau of Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region plans to spend 4 million yuan ($590,000) on its large-scale cleanup campaign of Qomolangma, also known as Mount Everest in the West, starting from 2019, as bureau chief Nyima Tsering said in an exclusive interview.
Airliners in China carried 610 million passengers with higher quality in service, safety and accessibility in 2018, according to the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC).
Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region will start preliminary work on nine new airports this year as part of the efforts to improve connectivity and transform itself into a transportation hub along the Road and Belt.
Leaders of a college in Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region have been punished for allowing vulgar questions to appear in exam papers.
A bus ticket taker on a local bus in Central China is warming the hearts of passengers - and thousands more online - by handing out colorful cartoon figurine of Peppa Pig he makes out of dough.
A performing arts company in East China is giving its single, 30-and-over female employees some extra days off during the Spring Festival holiday in the hope that they can find a mate, leading to an online storm from men in the same age range and relationship status.
Dads in Southeast China took mock exams at a primary school with their kids and barely managed a passing grade, showing that some fathers have some way to go in better understanding their children.
An amusement park that features a giant swing that hurls people over a hundreds-meter-high cliff in Southwest China's Chongqing Municipality is offering "regret medicine" allowing riders who lose their nerve to stop the launch of the swing.
A first-year graduate student in East China's Jiangxi Province is an accomplished portrait painter but instead of a paint brush he uses a cigarette lighter to gently scorch an image on paper.
To alleviate his 2-year-old son's fear of going to the hospital, a doctor in Northeast China conducted some very successful major surgeries on… fruit.
A Russian Air Force Sukhoi Su-57 jet flies over Red Square during the Victory Day military parade in Moscow, Russia, on May 9, 2018.But as the country developed its own fifth- generation fighter jet, it does not need to buy or even learn from the "below-standard" Su-57.
China is conducting a census on the number and living conditions of its military veterans as the country strives to arrange for their settlement and improve their life.
China is considering building military cemeteries to honor soldiers who have devoted their lives to the country, the Ministry of Veterans Affairs said Wednesday.
China has rolled out a host of measures to help military veterans find jobs and protect their legitimate rights and interests.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed the U.S. government to temporarily impose a ban on transgender people serving in the military, but stopped short of granting full legality of the move.
The People's Liberation Army (PLA) Rocket Force conducted a simulated intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) strike mission from an underground bunker against an imaginary enemy, the country's national television reported Monday.
U.S. top e-commerce leader Amazon on Wednesday unveiled a pilot program of a six-wheeled, full electric-powered autonomous delivery robot to bolster its logistics services.
The Kunlun team of China's 35th Antarctic expedition withdrew from the Kunlun Station on Thursday after completing various scientific exploration projects at the peak of Antarctic's inland icecap.
Greenland has gone through an "unprecedented" period of mass ice loss within the last two decades, according to a latest study.
Boeing Company on Tuesday successfully completed the first test flight of its autonomous passenger air vehicle (PAV) prototype in Manassas, U.S. state of Virginia, the Chicago-based plane-maker said in a statement Wednesday.
China's Huawei Technologies launched the world's first core chip specifically designed for 5G base stations on Thursday in Beijing, securing its leading position for 5G deployments in spite of political pressure.
As technology giant Huawei faces the apparent rise of protectionism in Western countries, leading European industry insiders and academics suggest the Chinese company should focus on nurturing its solid ties with key existing overseas partners in order to wade through difficult times.
Scots all over the world will raise a dram of whisky to their national poet Robert Burns on January 25 known as Burns Night.
About 40 calligraphy artists and enthusiasts gathered on Jan 23 at a shopping center in Shanghai to create Spring Festival couplets.
Lin Qingxuan, a Taiwan-born writer gaining popularity across the Straits, died at the age of 65, according to Taiwan media.
The Palace Museum released a set of 24 books Monday aiming to introduce the Twenty-Four Solar Terms to China's younger generation.
An ancient printing technique is in danger of disappearing despite efforts to revitalize it.
A four-volume anthology of modern Chinese lyrics was released in Beijing recently. And it includes lyrics of 1,537 modern Chinese songs from 838 songwriters that were created between 1902 and 2013.
Chinese 8-ball pool has become a popular and influential indoor international sport, said Qiao Bing, president of International Chinese Pool Association.
Growing up in a remote village in northwestern China's Qinghai province, Dudru Cering knew close to nothing about winter sports. However, he is now a cross-country skier.
Chinese tennis great Li Na is among the three icons that will be inducted this summer into the sport's International Hall of Fame. The others are Frenchwoman Mary Pierce and Russia's Yevgeny Kafelnikov.
The Chicago Bulls announced on Monday that their forward Wendell Carter underwent successful surgery to repair the collateral ligament of his left thumb.
For China, there has been a renewed optimism about what's yet to come at the Asian Cup after they won their first knockout game in a major tournament in 15 years, yet the much-anticipated quarter-final clash with three-time champions Iran will be their stiffest test.
The wait ended in the United Arab Emirates on Sunday as Marcello Lippi's squad eked out a 2-1 come-from-behind victory over Thailand to reach the quarterfinals of the Asian Cup.
The Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding held a special fruit feast on Wednesday for Miao Miao, a giant panda born in 2012, as a way to welcome the upcoming Lunar New Year.
A giant panda is seen at the Panda World of Everland, a South Korean theme park located in Yongin, 40 km south of capital Seoul, on Jan. 15, 2019. The Panda World of Everland has opened to public for 1,000 days.
A group of researchers have recently found that giant pandas have particularly clever tooth enamel, which can recover its structure and geometry to counteract early stages of damage.
The second giant panda born in Malaysia celebrated her first birthday at the Malaysian national zoo on Monday. The baby giant panda is the second offspring of her parents Xing Xing and Liang Liang who arrived in Malaysia in 2014.
The Japanese people want Xiang Xiang to stay, and are asking for her stay to be extended.
A giant panda rests in an air-conditioned room at the Beijing Zoo, Jan. 10, 2019, as the city's temperatures continued to drop.
Peng Yunsong can't remember how many times his children have celebrated his birthday in the past year.
Being a teacher is not an easy job, and the groups just make our work harder." A file photo of students on the way to school.In reality, however, these groups are simply a means for teachers to tell parents "Do as you are told." They are not channels for parents to file complaints or challenge decisions.