Chinese authorities on Tuesday handed out penalties totaling more than 9.1 billion yuan (1.32 billion U.S. dollars) to a company for the illegal production of a human rabies vaccine.
A new directive has been issued to crack down harder on the theft of oil and gas and sabotage of facilities, said a source of the Supreme People's Court (SPC) Tuesday.
India's Zika virus outbreak is turning out to be worse this year, with 72 people being diagnosed with the infection. "With 12 fresh cases in the past 24 hours, the number of Zika infected patients has now touched 72.
At least five people were killed and many others injured Tuesday after a bus fell into a canal in India's eastern state of West Bengal, officials said.
A former lawmaker faces nearly seven million yuan in penalties from civil claims made by institutions involved in rescue operation, street offices and affected companies when his illegally excavated basement caved in and caused a road and surrounding buildings to collapse in Beijing in 2015, Beijing Youth Daily reported.
A rare bottle of French Burgundy has set a new world record for a single bottle of wine of any size after fetching 558,000 U.S. dollars at Sotheby's auction house in New York.
Prince William hailed the work of China's government in combating the illicit sale of ivory during a major conference in London, while warning that the trade is now shifting to other nations.
Beijing is facing rapid growth in its elderly population, with 3.33 million residents aged 60 or older registered at the end of 2017, up from 2.63 million in 2012, according to a new report.
A 5.4-magnitude earthquake hit Jinghe County in Mongolian Autonomous Prefecture of Bortala, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, at 10:10 a.m.
The German police ended a hostage-taking in Cologne Central Station on Monday and freed a woman from the violence after hours of tension.
Several ministry-level departments, including the ministries of agriculture and rural affairs, education, and public security, have responded recently to issues of public concern.
Royal watchers have flocked to the Sydney Opera House on Tuesday, following the announcement that Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan are expecting a baby.
China's national observatory on Tuesday issued a yellow alert for thick fog in some northern, eastern and southwestern regions.On Tuesday morning, thick fog will be seen in nothern Beijing as well as in provinces of Hebei, Shandong, Hunan, Henan, Guizhou and Sichuan, reducing visibility in some areas to less than 200 meters, the National Meteorological Center said.
A lawsuit charging Harvard University of discriminating against Asian American applicants in admissions went to trial on Monday at a U.S.
An annual international training course in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) for foreign medical workers opened Monday in Beijing.
China spent 4.25 trillion yuan (around 614 billion U.S. dollars) on education in 2017, a 9.45-percent increase from 2016, said an announcement Monday.
A Chinese captain was injured on Tuesday in a collision between two fishing boats, one vessel from China and the other South Korea, near the resort island of Jeju, South Korea, reported Yonhap.
Britain's University of Birmingham announced Monday it has become the first elite Russell Group university to accept China's National Higher Education Entrance Examination, commonly known as Gaokao, for Chinese students wishing to join its undergraduate courses in 2019.
At the height of harvest season in eastern China's Anhui Province, the rice fields around tiny villages transform into deep gold. Xiaogang is no ordinary village though, this place represents a turning point in China's modern history.
Meteorological conditions that don't favor the dispersal of pollutants are to blame for air pollution in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, with winds carrying pollutants from other regions, making the situation even worse, authorities said.
The China Law Society said that legislation on social credit in China has been incorporated into legislative plans.
The Cologne main rail station was evacuated on Monday afternoon after a woman was taken as a hostage by a man in a pharmacy, the police said on Twitter.
A Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) experience center will be built for the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing to provide medical services and spread TCM culture, according to the Beijing Daily Monday. The plan was announced by Beijing Traditional Chinese Medicine Administration Bureau.
Unfavorable meteorological conditions for the dispersal of air pollutants and pollutants transported from other region by wind are to blame for the ongoing air pollution in Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, authorities said.
Beijing’s environmental authorities have vowed to increase controls on diesel-powered trucks, which are considered to be a major air polluter.
The central government has warned of continued safety risks in the area where Sichuan province and the Tibet autonomous region meet in Southwest China after a landslide on Thursday blocked part of the Jinsha River.
The mayor of Copenhagen expressed pride in a surge of Chinese tourists visiting the Danish capital and told the Global Times in an exclusive interview that "Chinese tourists behave so well."
China's economic planning agency has distributed 109 million yuan (15.77 million U.S. dollars) of investment funds to Guangdong Province and Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, which were badly hit by Typhoon Mangkhut.
Xu Jian and his guide dog Daimeng were refused entry on public transport at least four times in the recent month.
Hundreds of Asian Americans on Sunday afternoon held demonstrations in central Boston to show support for a lawsuit accusing Harvard University of discriminating against Asian American applicants by using "de facto racial quotas, racial stereotypes and higher standards."