About 2.99 billion trips are expected to be made during the 2019 Spring Festival travel rush between Monday and March 1, with rail and air travel gaining significantly, senior officials said on Friday.
China saw a cooling off in its imported wine enthusiasm in 2018 after years of rapid growth, according to Beijing Business Today.
A local court in northern Indian state of Haryana Thursday sentenced self-styled "godman" and spiritual guru Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, along with three others, to life imprisonment for the murder of a journalist in 2002, officials said.
Scientists in eastern Zhejiang Province are pleased that that the population of rare Chinese crested tern has exceeded 100 for the first time.
China will take measures to ensure a safe and smooth Spring Festival travel rush, said officials with related departments on Friday during a press conference.
Wild coffee species are under threat, British researchers have found, with 60 percent of them facing possible extinction, including the wild relative of Coffea arabica, the world's favorite and most widely traded coffee.
Chinese customs authorities handled 3,601 cases of smuggling in 2018, up 10.8 percent year-on-year, according to the work conference of General Administration of Customs on Thursday.
The University of Oxford has suspended new donations and research partnership opportunities with Huawei, according to reports by British media on Thursday.
Anyone applying for a job at an educational institution or day care center in Shanghai's Changning district will be checked for records of sexual assault, mistreating people under their care or domestic violence, in order to protect minors.
Targeted environmental standards and a smart management system will be created to clean up the Baiyangdian Lake basin - not only to restore the ecology but to boost the prosperity of Xiongan New Area.
Japan was long consigned to stagnation due to its aging population and rock-bottom birthrate. In order to defy demographics, the country is refreshing its labor force from three often-neglected pools: the elderly, women and foreigners.
The prospect of winning the top prize gripped many Australians this week, with shops saying they were overwhelmed by the demand for tickets.The odds of winning with the 12-game entry ticket which she purchased were 11.2 million to one.
China will launch a pilot program in March for pooled procurement of pharmaceuticals in 11 cities to bring about more affordable prices of key medicines and reduce financial burdens on patients
The Tibet autonomous region plans to further improve living conditions for those living in border areas this year, with the move expected to help alleviate poverty and boost border security, local officials said.
China has unveiled a pilot medicine procurement program to be tried in 11 major cities to lower drug prices and reduce the burden on patients.
More than half of the world's wild coffee species could be wiped out because of climate change and other factors, according to a new study that raises concerns about the future of global coffee production.
Beijing will make it easier for foreign talent to obtain housing and gain permanent residency, as a means of luring more top brains, according to the capital's top authority.
A young man from the southern U.S. state of Georgia was arrested on charges of plotting to attack the White House and several other federal buildings in Washington D.C., a U.S. attorney said Wednesday.
An international team led by Chinese archaeologists found that a relative of modern humans living at least 104,000 years ago in northern China had similar dental growth with that of modern humans.
A total of 18,900 houses in Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region will undergo renovation in 2019, and another upward of 20,000 new apartments will be built as public rental housing, as announced by the regional government.
China has set up a research center on the ecological environment of the Qilian Mountains to protect the vast mountain range in northwest China, according to the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).
A pedestrian was fined 10 yuan ($1.48) on Monday for walking along a road while playing with her cellphone in Wenzhou, Zhejiang province, Wenzhou Evening News reported.
Authorities have launched safety checks on fireworks to guarantee a safe holiday as the Spring Festival approaches.
Beijing is building a national-level cybersecurity industrial park to boost the industry and tap into the potential of domestic tech companies.
The University of Liverpool apologized Tuesday after an email reminding its international students not to cheat on exams with the word cheating written in Chinese, sparked controversy.
The release of 100 green turtles marks the success of China's protection of sea turtles since the establishment of its very first turtle habitat nature reserve in Huidong county, Guangdong province. However, multiple challenges remain to pull back the species from extinction.
Beijing Daxing International Airport will affect or even change people's lives, including those of travelers from all over the world, Beijing residents, airline employees and people living in nearby areas such as Tianjin and Hebei province.
Kenyan capital Nairobi remained on high alert on Wednesday as President Uhuru Kenyatta announced that security operations quashed a terror attack that killed 14 civilians at an upscale commercial complex.
A media group consisting of people from six countries praised the development and stability of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region after visiting the area.
The U.S. State Department confirmed on Tuesday that one American was killed in a deadly attack in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi earlier in the day.