"This is a battlefield with invisible enemy. But this time it is not the 1918 influenza pandemic when fear led to hospitals being overwhelmed with numerous patients. With far more clinical experience, there is no need to panic," Zhang Zhan, a doctor of respiratory medicine at the Renmin Hospital of Wuhan University wrote in a letter to her superiors.
It all started months ago when the Canadian fishermen booked tickets for their lobsters to fly to China, and when the largest dairy producer in South Korea started utilizing its full capacity to meet the potential need of their customers during the Spring Festival, particularly those in China.
China's rapidly expanding high-speed railway network, especially its growing number of lines to landlocked areas that provide most of the country's migrant workers, is making travel easier during the world's largest annual human migration.
The upcoming Spring Festival is traditionally the best time for family reunion, but not for Lin Cheng and his son, who are tickets inspectors.
The week-long Spring Festival holiday is expected to witness 450 million domestic trips made by Chinese tourists, compared with 415 million over the same period in 2019.
Disney's California Adventure Park was alive on Friday with fat red lanterns with decorative gold tassels waggling from the parapets, festive red banners fluttering from the lampposts, Chinese-themed tablecloths sporting an Asian-style Mickey Mouse silhouette, and even a magnificent display of Chinese fireworks. Chinese culturally-themed performances featured exotic dragon dances and martial arts and thrilled American spectators.
Along the Bay of Bengal on the west tip of Myanmar, the town of Kyaukpyu in Rakhine State sits tranquilly on a 25-meter deep harbor.
It was another night in face of rioters, and Hong Kong police inspector Kevin Cheuk could no longer contain himself.
The government's rural revitalization efforts have improved the living standards of the villagers. Migrant farmers who used to work in cities have flowed back to find new opportunities and start businesses in their hometowns.
China, the world's most populated country, on Friday ushered in its largest annual migration, 15 days ahead of the Spring Festival, or the Lunar New Year.
The Australian bushfires have engulfed more than 6 million hectares of bush, forest and parks, which is twice the size of Belgium.
Chinese director Li Liuyi's latest take on William Shakespeare's revenge-tragedy Hamlet broke with tradition while still keeping the richness of the original story.
8-year-old Li Jiarong never dreamed that one day she might be able to learn tennis in her remote Chinese hometown, sweating on the court like her idol Li Na. What's more incredible is that her coach is a foreigner.
As Xu Gang lays an iron stick on an electric welding machine, the high temperature instantly reddens and softens the stick. He immediately bends the stick and hits it with a hammer. Soon, an iron crane is born.
The arrival of the new year is a time to celebrate the present, reflect on the past and list expectations for the future.
Liu Rongming, the principal perfumer at the Swiss fragrance company Firmenich, is responsible for creating fragrances for body care and home care consumer products. In 2019, he created more than 100 scents.
For more than 300 days, the oysters have been nurtured by perfect conditions, and now is the right time to reap the harvest, a season that will last until March.Hundreds of kilograms of oysters that are then put into small barrels and sent across China to the branches of Putien restaurant.
An increasing number of Chinese students have put U.S. visa obstacles, along with social instability and climbing tuition fees, into perspective, and moved on to other global destinations for higher education as well as institutions at home, as industry professionals have observed while looking back at 2019.
For 24-year-old Wu Yuting from Taiwan, trying to decide between Peking University and graduate schools in Taiwan didn't take long.
With the New Year's festivities still in the air, the Chinese are gearing up for some traditional celebrations, starting with the Laba Festival that falls on Thursday.
Wang Shengdi, 83, (second from left) and Li Fengying, 81, celebrate their birthdays in Xiaying village, Huichang county, in Jiangxi province on Dec 16.As the residents have more money to spend, the branch delivers about 400 packages daily to different townships in Huichang, up from about 20 in 2016, He said.
"I used to be ambitious and wanted to explore the outside world, but now I realize that my hometown is my whole world," ays Chinese artist Ai.
Consumers wait in line outside the global flagship store of "niko and..." brand in Shanghai, Dec 21, 2019.In September, east China's city of Nanjing rolled out multiple measures to provide rental support and preferential policies for companies opening their first stores in the city.
Wearing VR glasses to check a life-or-death situation in an ambulance, and closely watching the patient's electrocardiogram and ultrasonic images transmitted back in real time, doctors at a hospital in east China's Zhejiang Province remotely guided the paramedics and were fully prepared when the patient arrived.
Sun Yong is no night owl, but on Nov. 28, the 25-year-old public servant in south China's Guangdong Province traveled to the provincial capital of Guangzhou, joining hundreds of others as they queued through the night outside a downtown shopping mall.
In the remote Xiamaguan Township of northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, swathes of green asparagus sway in the endless loess field.
The announcement of China-U.S. phase-one trade deal came at a time when U.S. pecan growers were struggling to make ends meet by selling pecans to domestic market at a discounted price.
Christmas is originally a religious festival celebrated by Christians, but now many Chinese people accept and celebrate the occasion – as a time to enjoy Christmas ornaments, listen to carols and spend time with friends and special ones.
One week before the end of her course at a university for the elderly, Wu Yue'e carefully made notes for her speech at the closing ceremony as a student representative.
Putting a dumpling wrapper in his left palm, Mongolian student Nergui Tsend-Ayush, 18, scooped some beef fillings onto it, folded the wrapper, and crimped the dough.