Xi marks first farmers' festival

President Xi Jinping has called for more efforts to promote agricultural upgrading, stimulate rural development and raise farmers' livelihoods in a comprehensive manner as the country celebrated its first Farmers' Harvest Festival on Sunday.

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  • Hong Kong enters high-speed rail era

    Hong Kong enters high-speed rail era

    Sep 24,2018

    The Hong Kong section of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link (XRL) opened Sunday.

  • Chinese farmers greet first harvest festival

    Chinese farmers greet first harvest festival

    Sep 24,2018

    China celebrated its first ever national harvest festival across the country on Sunday, also the day of the Autumnal Equinox.

  • Onboard the first bullet train from mainland to Hong Kong

    Onboard the first bullet train from mainland to Hong Kong

    Sep 24,2018

    The first high-speed train set off on its maiden trip from China's southern boomtown of Shenzhen to Hong Kong at 6:44 a.m. Sunday.

  • Swedish TV show reeks of arrogance and prejudice

    Swedish TV show reeks of arrogance and prejudice

    Sep 24,2018

    In a clear breach of journalistic ethics and an affront to the conscience of humanity, a recent Swedish TV show used very vulgar language against the Chinese people, giving the impression that the anchor and the production team have apparently set their eyes on inciting racial hatred against an entire race.

  • Xi marks first farmers' festival

    Xi marks first farmers' festival

    Sep 24,2018

    President Xi Jinping has called for more efforts to promote agricultural upgrading, stimulate rural development and raise farmers' livelihoods in a comprehensive manner as the country celebrated its first Farmers' Harvest Festival on Sunday.

  • Hawaii Volcanoes National Park reopens after being closed for months

    Sep 24,2018

    Hawaii Volcanoes National Park located in the U.S. Pacific island state of Hawaii reopened Saturday morning after being closed for 134 days due to the eruption of Kilauea volcano.

  • Chinese military to conduct discipline inspection during holidays

    Chinese military to conduct discipline inspection during holidays

    Sep 22,2018

    China will conduct discipline inspection and supervision on misconduct in the military ahead of the National Day and Mid-Autumn Festival holidays.

  • China urges the U.S. to withdraw sanctions on Chinese military

    China urges the U.S. to withdraw sanctions on Chinese military

    Sep 21,2018

    China strongly urged the United States to withdraw its sanctions on the Chinese military. The Trump administration has imposed penalties on the purchase of national defense equipment from Russia, China's Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said at a regular press conference in Beijing.

  • Chinese armed forces test new weaponry during drills in Inner Mongolia

    Chinese armed forces test new weaponry during drills in Inner Mongolia

    Sep 21,2018

    China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) ground force held combat drills and training sessions to test new types of weaponry and combat technology in North China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region in mid-September.

  • Chinese military using domestic software to prevent espionage

    Chinese military using domestic software to prevent espionage

    Sep 21,2018

    The Chinese military is requiring its personnel to install monitoring software that helps analyze their social media patterns and tests their political sensibilities, a move the software developer said helps soldiers to use internet in a more rational way.

  • New Z-10ME helicopter ready for business: analyst

    New Z-10ME helicopter ready for business: analyst

    Sep 21,2018

    Photographs of apparently modified Z-10 helicopters are trending on online military forums, prompting a Chinese analyst on Thursday to note the Z-10 is a cost-effective piece of military equipment with great potential to be sold on the global arms market.

  • Security urged for building corridor

    Security urged for building corridor

    Sep 20,2018

    The Chinese and Pakistani armies should resolutely crack down on terrorist forces to ensure security in building the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday.

  • Over 140,000 illegal guns, explosives destroyed in China

    Over 140,000 illegal guns, explosives destroyed in China

    Sep 23,2018

    Chinese police have solved more than 33,000 cases involving guns and explosives since a campaign against such crimes was staged across the country in February.

  • New study finds Zika virus can treat brain tumors

    New study finds Zika virus can treat brain tumors

    Sep 23,2018

    The recent Zika epidemics in the Americas have caused a global public health emergency, but researchers from China and the U.S. have made another discovery: a Zika virus vaccine they developed can inhibit brain tumor growth.

  • A budding highland for AI innovations

    A budding highland for AI innovations

    Sep 22,2018

    Major cities in China have been ramping up their efforts to bolster their artificial intelligence sectors in light of the central government's plan to turn the nation into an AI powerhouse that is home to a 1 trillion yuan ($145.5 billion) industry by 2030.

  • Chinese scientists call for cooperation against asteroid threat

    Chinese scientists call for cooperation against asteroid threat

    Sep 22,2018

    Chinese scientists have appealed to further strengthen international cooperation in space exploration, aiming to reduce the risk of near-Earth objects.

  • China-made C919 landing gear delivered to COMAC

    China-made C919 landing gear delivered to COMAC

    Sep 22,2018

    The first China-made landing gear for the C919 large passenger aircraft has been delivered to the developer, according to the state-owned Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC).

  • Chinese hospital introduces facial recognition for bill pay

    Sep 21,2018

    Forty-one self-service terminals with Alipay's face recognition technology were put into use Thursday at the Jiangxi Provincial People's Hospital, China's first hospital to offer facial recognition services to patients for medical bill payment, according to Alipay.

  • Chinese farmers greet first harvest festival

    Chinese farmers greet first harvest festival

    Sep 24,2018

    China celebrated its first ever national harvest festival across the country on Sunday, also the day of the Autumnal Equinox.

  • Xi marks first farmers' festival

    Xi marks first farmers' festival

    Sep 24,2018

    President Xi Jinping has called for more efforts to promote agricultural upgrading, stimulate rural development and raise farmers' livelihoods in a comprehensive manner as the country celebrated its first Farmers' Harvest Festival on Sunday.

  • Chinese artists hold concert in New York to celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival

    Chinese artists hold concert in New York to celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival

    Sep 23,2018

    The Chinese Mid-Autumn festivity filled the air at Steinway Hall in New York City on Saturday as two Chinese artists played traditional Chinese music, ushering in the important traditional family reunion event.

  • Backgrounder: Cultural significance of Mid-Autumn Festival

    Sep 22,2018

    The Mid-Autumn Festival falls on the 15th day of the eighth month on the Chinese lunar calendar, which is next Monday this year. Celebratory scenes can already be seen and festive atmosphere felt across China.

  • What to drink during Mid-Autumn Festival?

    What to drink during Mid-Autumn Festival?

    Sep 22,2018

    Every 15th day of the 8th month of the lunar calendar, China celebrates the Mid-Autumn Festival, also known as the Chinese Moon Festival.

  • 'Immersive' exhibitions become hot trend in China

    Sep 21,2018

    When you first put on the VR headset, you're suddenly immersed in a gray and decaying cityscape surrounded by an ocean of pink balls.As something of a novelty in China, such immersive and interactive art exhibitions have become quite popular among artists and art enthusiasts over the last year or so.

  • Giant panda cub meets public in Guangzhou

    Giant panda cub meets public in Guangzhou

    Sep 21,2018

    Giant panda cub Longzai makes its public debut with his mother Longlong at the Chimelong Safari Park in Guangzhou, South China’s Guangdong province on September 20, 2018. Giant panda cub Longzai was born at the park on July 12.

  • Mining company accused of damaging panda habitat

    Mining company accused of damaging panda habitat

    Sep 20,2018

    A court in Southwest China's Sichuan Province recently accepted a case accusing a company's mining operations of damaging a giant panda habitat in a national reserve.

  • AI to bring giant panda Basi back to life as cultural symbol

    AI to bring giant panda Basi back to life as cultural symbol

    Sep 14,2018

    A project has been launched to employ artificial intelligence alongside images and video material to bring back to life the giant panda Basi, the world's oldest captive panda that died at the age of 37 in 2017.

  • Japan-born panda cub to make public debut

    Japan-born panda cub to make public debut

    Sep 12,2018

    A female giant panda cub born at a zoo in Japan will make her first public appearance Thursday at the Japanese Zoo, according to a source with the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in southwest China's Sichuan Province.

  • Rare brown panda to become father

    Rare brown panda to become father

    Sep 12,2018

    Qizai, a nine-year-old giant panda of the rare Qinling subspecies, is set to be a dad soon.

  • Rare brown and white giant panda seen in Xi'an

    Rare brown and white giant panda seen in Xi'an

    Sep 12,2018

    Qizai, a rare brown and white giant panda, eats bamboo shoots at Shaanxi rare wild animals rescuing and raising research center in Xi'an, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Sept. 7, 2018.

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