One person was killed and three others injured in a fire that occurred Wednesday night at a South Korean ferroalloy plant, Yonhap news agency reported Thursday citing firefighting authorities.
Shanghai enclosed public places of entertainment and catering service will no longer check COVID test results starting Friday.
A large number of freshwater sponges have been found recently in the Xishui national nature reserve of southwest China's Guizhou Province.
China further optimized its COVID-19 control policies in a 10-point notice released on Wednesday. Below are some of the key adjustments.
China released a circular on further optimizing the COVID-19 response on Wednesday, announcing 10 prevention and control measures.
Northwest China's Gansu province will cooperate with Saudi Arabia on afforestation missions and help it combat desertification, according to the provincial foreign affairs office.
The National Health Commission published a total of 10 new guidelines for COVID-19 pandemic prevention and control on Wednesday to optimize the country's response to the public health crisis that has lasted almost three years.
Centralized quarantine for COVID-19 patients has been made voluntary and the rule requiring a negative nucleic acid test result for domestic travel and entry to public venues has been scrapped.
Eleven new species of wild birds have been spotted in Baiyangdian, a major wetland in north China's Hebei Province, since October, local authorities said Wednesday.
Chinese and Arab media organizations have launched an initiative to deepen bilateral media cooperation to help cement the China-Arab friendship and jointly contribute to the building of a China-Arab community with a shared future.
Shanghai Disneyland will resume operations on Thursday, marking Shanghai Disney Resort's return to full operations, according to a statement by Shanghai Disney Resort on Wednesday.
Five years after Mahmoud Fattouh came to China for a doctorate in ethnology at Ningxia University, the young Egyptian now speaks fluent Mandarin.
The Office of the Work Safety Commission under China's State Council has ordered a nationwide workplace safety inspection starting from Wednesday to March 2023, according to the Ministry of Emergency Management (MEM).
The evening of November 29 saw the 1st Tsinghua Higher Education Forum initiated by Tsinghua University in Beijing, themed by “New role of universities in a changing world: Big issues to shape emerging futures”. Du Yubo, President of the China Association of Higher Education, Wang Xiqin, President of Tsinghua University, and Nicholas B. Dirks, the 10th Chancellor of the University of California, Berkeley attended the opening ceremony of the Forum, presided over by Yang Bin, Vice President of Tsinghua University.
Liang Wannian said during a news briefing that the launch of the new measures does not signal a complete relaxation of disease control policies, nor does it mean the government has grown passive toward the epidemic.
The search volume for plane tickets on travel platform Ctrip immediately surged by 160 percent following the release of the adjusted COVID-19 measures released by the authorities on Wednesday.
China further adjusted and optimized its COVID response by releasing 10 new measures, including allowing asymptomatic carriers and mind COVID-19 patients and those who meet certain requirements to quarantine at home.
Asymptomatic carriers, mild cases of COVID-19 are advised to quarantine at home when conditions allow, according to authorities.
With an elevated capability for science-based and targeted epidemic response, localities across China have been making sustained efforts to optimize their COVID-19 prevention and control measures in a range of areas.
Xiang Yuansong, who survived the Nanjing Massacre, passed away in Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu Province, on Monday at the age of 94.
The death toll from the landslide that buried several vehicles including a bus on a Colombian highway climbed to 34 as rescue efforts ended, local media reported Tuesday.
The Supreme People's Procuratorate has pledged to tighten the supervision of law enforcement in the natural resources sector and apply severe punishment for illegal mining.
Chinese experts have recently stated that the Omicron variant of COVID-19 has a lower chance of causing severe illness and death compared with the flu, hence China should continue to optimize its epidemic control policies to protect the vulnerable population.
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba on Tuesday warned Iran of the "consequences" of the arms supplies to Russia, the Ukrainian government-run Ukrinform news agency reported.
A plan for the tiered diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19 patients has been put into place in Zhejiang, according to a top expert from the province on Monday.
People are bracing for greater risk of infection by stocking up on items from medications, painkillers and vitamins to test kits, as authorities modify COVID-19 control measures to tackle the less lethal yet super-contagious Omicron subvariants.
China has included 59 species in a catalog of creatures that will be subject to stringent control measures as the country strengthens efforts to prevent the introduction and spread of invasive species.
The suspect in the mass shooting at a nightclub in the U.S. state of Colorado last month was charged Tuesday with 305 criminal counts, including first-degree murder and hate crimes, U.S. media reported, citing authorities.
Eleven cities and counties in Hainan, including Haikou, Sanya, Danzhou and Wenchang, have adjusted their epidemic prevention and control management measures to allow easier access to the island province.
With the weakening pathogenicity of the Omicron variant, the rates of hospitalization, severe illness or fatality from Omicron have been significantly reduced.