South Korea and the United States plan to conduct an airstrike training on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)'s nuclear facilities through a U.S.-led multinational air defense exercise.
Huge pythons used as wedding gifts by a newlywed couple in the northern Chinese city of Jilin have been confiscated and sent to a wild animal rescue center, local media reported.
East China's Jiangxi province has started to install face recognition technology in internet cafes across the province to stop entry of children, thepaper.cn reported.
The cylinder-shaped black object bears no resemblance to any ordinary clock, but it is one of the most advanced timepieces ever.
Models present creations at the Charlotte Olympia catwalk show during London Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2017 in London, Sept. 18, 2016.
Wildebeest cross Kenya's Mara River as they make the annual migration to greener pastures. Every year up to 1.5 million wildebeest make the annual pilgrimage from Tanzania to neighboring Kenya.
It was an overgrown lot. But it was also so much more.
Dancers of the National Ballet of China perform in the ballet "La Bayadere" of Natalia Makarova's version at the Tianqiao Theater in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 18, 2016.
Chinese Vice President Li Yuanchao on Monday called for more exchanges between Chinese and French young people.
Starting Tuesday, residents from 16 provincial-level regions will be able to have their ID cards issued in Beijing, according to Beijing public security department.
Rio de Janeiro drew the curtain on the Paralympic Games on Sunday with a dazzling closing ceremony dedicated to music, nature and awakening the senses.
The president of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), Philip Craven, was among those to pay tribute to Iranian cyclist Bahman Golbarnezhad during Sunday's Paralympic Games closing ceremony.
Competition rules and committee members were announced in Beijing last week for the first China Pastry Cup, which will be part of the Asia Pastry Cup and the biennial World Pastry Cup.
"The Night Manager" star Tom Hiddleston attends the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, Sept. 18, 2016.
China's property sector saw growth accelerate in August, official data showed Monday, as more local governments rolled out tightening measures to curb speculation.
Member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China have been boosting partnership in the course of implementing the 2030 sustainable development agenda in the region.
South Korea on Monday appointed a new navy chief and a new deputy head of the South Korea-U.S. Combined Forces Command (CFC).
Despite China's public struggle to become a global contender in the sport of soccer, there is one national team that has distinguished itself in its category – all while remaining essentially unknown to the public.
The New Zealand government on Monday lent its support to talks to step up collaboration between top-ranking universities in New Zealand and China.
China's Tencent Pictures, the film arm of online giant Tencent, unveiled 21 new TV and film projects on Sept. 17, all adapted from copyrighted content in cooperation with famous Chinese directors. This is the company's latest move to tap into valuable IPs in gaming, film and TV.
China's crude oil output fell 9.9 percent year on year in August, the biggest monthly drop since 2003 as refineries slashed production amid sluggish global oil prices.
Cross-border e-commerce has become a new bridge linking business and trade between China and Canada.
A combination of eight pictures shows participants of the pacifier spitting World Championship in Nidderau near Frankfurt, Germany, Sept. 17, 2016.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday said "stronger and more connected science" is crucial for global efforts to implement the UN goals to end extreme poverty and tackle climate change.
In 1991, during the first Gulf War, a group of Jewish-Russian actors under the leadership of Yevgeny Arye, a prominent stage director in Moscow, emigrated to Israel. In a bold move, they founded a theater that they named Gesher, which means "bridge" in Hebrew.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and his wife Cheng Hong arrive at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, the United States, Sept. 18, 2016. Premier Li Keqiang will attend the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly.
A series of photos presenting China's Yuanmingyuan, or the Old Summer Palace, are a hit online.
A member of the U.S. Armed Forces stands guard in Grand Central Terminal after Saturday’s bomb explosion in New York, Sept. 18, 2016.
Visitors take pictures of a replica crown of Empress Xiao from the Sui Dynasty (581-618) during an exhibition in Yangzhou City, East China’s Jiangsu Province, Sept. 18, 2016.
Charmian Carr, the actress beloved by worldwide fans for her role as the eldest daughter Liesl Von Trapp in the iconic 1965 film musical "The Sound of Music," has died at the age of 73.
Australian scientists believe they may soon be able to use the country's iconic gum trees to develop enough renewable jet fuel for up to 5 percent of the world's aviation industry.
One person has died and another five sustained injuries after a gas explosion early Monday ripped through a residential building in the eastern province of Jiangsu.
Samsung said it is investigating a Note 7 explosion reported in the Chinese mainland and will announce details in three to seven working days, the Beijing Youth Daily reported on Monday.
Children play on swings made from the remnants of exploded rockets in the rebel-held town of Douma, Syria.
Chinese carmakers lead in the fast-growing sport utility vehicles segment, while the joint venture car brands grabbed sustainable profits amid intensified competition in the non-luxury sedan and emerging margin erosion risk.
KuangChi Science Ltd, the Chinese technology company hoping to send tourists into space and develop flying jet-packs, could soon go on a $600 million investment spurt.
The death of a popular actor and singer, rooted in depression, has stirred public attention and drawn calls from medical experts for better understanding of the condition.
China's lingerie brand AtoG Lingerie, in collaboration with Annderstand, launched on Sunday four luxury custom-made undergarments at Fashion Scout during London Fashion Week, becoming China's first underwear brand that appears on international fashion shows twice in one year.
International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Sunday called for efforts to combat corruption in order to restore trust in institutions and push forward globalization.
A policeman talks to a driver after writing him a ticket for running a green light in a traffic jam in Shenzhen City, South China’s Guangdong Province, Sept. 18, 2016.
Media in Taiwan reported recently that authorities on the island are attempting to negotiate attendance at the 39th session of the International Civil Aviation Organization Assembly.
Ford Motor Co and Rolls-Royce are among the companies skipping the Paris Motor Show, as the once-unmissable event succumbs to changes sweeping the industry.
Our Long March Press Tour troop transport drove along a wide, smooth avenue, flanked on either side by skinny trees and brand new buildings.
A visitor takes a photograph of a giant panda picture at an exhibition in Chengdu City, the capital of Southwest China’s Sichuan Province, Sept. 18, 2016.
China’s ambition to become the undisputed world leader in electric car manufacturing and use is looking a bit overcharged with hypes and hopes.
A woman shows an item of bronze ware, one of six such artifacts found at a village in Jishui County, East China’s Jiangxi Province, Sept. 18, 2016.
Domestic service majors from the first university in China to launch the course are so popular that many are approached by potential employers even before they graduate.
No matter what kind of new energy cars rush to the street in the near future, public concern about safety is a pitfall all automakers must address.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrived in New York on Sunday to attend the 71st session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly.
What are SAIC-General Motors’ cars made of?
Data from the National Population Census 2010, the most recent census, shows that there are about 652 million women on the Chinese mainland.
Latest technologies in artificial intelligence, chip, virtual reality and smart communities were the highlights of the Shanghai International Popular Science Products Expo, which closes today.
As the Paralympics continue, China has become only the third country in the history of the event to win more than 100 gold medals at a single edition of the games.
As the harvest season for chillies come, local chilli production of Hoxud County in 2016 is expected to reach 38,000 tonnes.
China marked the 85th anniversary of the September 18th Incident, when Japanese troops began an invasion in the northeast of the country in 1931.
September 18th marks the 85th anniversary of what had been the precursor to Japan's invasion of China. A joint exhibit in remembrance of the event is being held in South Korea.
China achieved its aim set before the Rio Paralympics to finish at the top of the medal standings, just as they did at the previous three Games in Athens, Beijing and London.
A view of a main road under construction in Shenyang City, the capital of Northeast China’s Liaoning Province, Sept. 18, 2016.
Typhoon Malakas, the 16th major storm of the season, followed Typhoon Meranti, which was the world's strongest typhoon of the year.
Premier Li Keqiang is to attend the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly on Sept. 18-21, and to offer the Chinese measures to help promote peace and development of the international community, said a Chinese diplomate on Sunday.
A tidal bore of the Qiantang River arrives in the town at its most heyday on Sept. 18. Thousands of visitors are drawn by the spectacular view.
China's property sector saw growth accelerate in August, with more cities reporting month-on-month rises in new home prices, an official survey showed Monday.
Chinese businesses saved 210.7 billion yuan (31.5 billion U.S. dollars) as of the end of July under a reform plan to replace business tax with value-added tax (VAT), official data showed on Sunday.
After the typhoon, disaster relief and reconstruction were launched across Fujian Province to bring life back to normal.
Guangdong police seized about 1,000 tons of substandard frozen meat products worth more than 80 million yuan ($12.3 million) if taken to market, in a special operation late last week.
Shenzhen Customs in south China's Guangdong Province confirmed Sunday that it had intercepted more than 400 iphone 7 and 7 plus during the recent three-day Mid-Autumn Festival holiday.
China's Mid-Autumn Festival box office sales were down from the same period last year to 505 million yuan, or around 75.5 million U.S. dollars, with several new releases struggling to find traction over the three-day holiday.
It's official, organic wine (made from grapes grown without pesticides, fungicides or any other artificial fertilisers) does taste better than non-organic wine.
An archive in Shenyang, Liaoning province has released 14 volumes of historical documents related to the Mukden Incident in recognition of the incident's 85th anniversary. Such a release is unprecedented in its scale and subject matter.
The southern U.S. city of Houston, Texas is said to be an increasingly popular destination for Chinese investors looking to tap into the U.S. real estate market.
Chinese actor Qiao Renliang died by suicide on Sept. 16, just one month before his 28thbirthday. Qiao suffered from depression prior to his suicide, leading many citizens to reflection the widespread nature of depression in China.
The number of people nationwide who traveled during this year's Mid-Autumn Festival was 3.25 times higher than last year. Shanghai placed first among all inbound and outbound travelers.
Alipay will charge users a fee when they make transfers from their accounts to their debit cards, following a similar move by rival Tencent’s WeChat Pay earlier this year. The online payment affiliate of Alibaba said the new fee will take effect on October 12. Each Alipay user will have a one-time free allowance of 20,000 yuan ($2,985) before a 0.1 percent charge is levied on the total transfer amount.
A group of photos shows the beautiful autumn scenery of Mohe County in northeast China's Heilongjiang province.
People watch the tide of the Qiantang River in Yanguan Township of Haining City, east China's Zhejiang Province, Sept. 18, 2016. A tidal bore of the Qiantang River arrives in the town at its most heyday on Sept. 18.
The average Chinese score for the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) is 78, while the worldwide average sits at 81, reports the Educational Testing Service or ETS in the United States.
Chinese and Russian fleets conducted weapon use on a sea area east of Zhanjiang in south China's Guangdong Province during the "Joint Sea 2016" drill on Sunday.
According to a report released by the 21st Century Education Research Institute, there are currently 18,000 other children (60 percent between the ages of 4 and 10) across China also receiving home schooling.
And given such countrywide progress, the "red tourism" sites are not only places of nostalgia, they also serve to inspire and connect the past with the present.
Lawmakers from Asian and African nations, along with some representatives of international institutes, said on Sunday that they would welcome more cooperation to help the poor.
Autumn is in the air in Hanghzou as the mercury plunges below 25 degrees Celsius this week. The upcoming season is a perfect time to enjoy some of the area’s best outdoor activities.
At Myeong-dong, a primary shopping district in Seoul, South Korea, WeChat Pay or Alipay, two of the most used mobile payment apps are available for Chinese customers. The apps are widely available in duty free shops in South Korea, thepaper.cn reports.
Some private preschools in Wuhan, Central China's Hubei province, reportedly charged parents more than 40,000 yuan ($6,000) for just a 10-month course.
Nearly 37.2 million train journeys were made during the four-day Mid-Autumn Festival travel rush that ended Saturday, said the China Railway Corporation on Sunday.
The “Shakespeare of the Orient” met the Bard of England in a production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dreaming under the Southern Bough” at a theater in Shanghai last week.
Today, advanced economies blame China for steel overcapacity. Yet, four decades ago the United States and Europe were the ones that opted for bad policies, which China is seeking to transcend.
Chinese prosecutors have filed separate lawsuits against three former senior officials -- Ling Zhengce, Chen Chuanping and Sun Hongzhi.
Chen Zhicheng, a Beijing resident in his 50s, scrawled his name and some crappy verses in large-sized characters with red paint on some cliff faces and boulders in at least two mountainous scenic spots.
The Closing Ceremony of Rio Paralympic Games takes place in Brazil's Maracana Stadium on September 19, 2016.
Chinese-Israeli relations have witnessed healthy and stable development in recent years as a result of joint efforts by both sides, with notable achievements recorded in various fields, Chinese Ambassador to Israel Zhan Yongxin told Xinhua in a recent interview.
Just as our past policy choices helped generate the SS1 we face today, failure to implement policies aimed at tackling SS2 could create a much more intractable and potentially unstable situation tomorrow.
Six workers were killed and one is missing after a blast at a chemical plant in northwest China's Qinghai Province on Sunday.
Worried about the safety of their children, when some parents reported the matter to police, they were told that law enforcement officers could intervene only if such an information leakage has serious consequences.
Two days after the launch of new iPhone products in Beijing, fans lined up outside of an Apple store in the city's downtown area, but iPhone scalpers said that those customers are less enthusiastic about the gadgets compared with previous years.
China will lower retail prices of gasoline and diesel due to falling international crude prices.
China has committed a real and considered effort to tackle a set of global goals for sustainable development to end poverty, inequality and combat climate change, said David Nabarro, UN special adviser on 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Sept 18 holds peculiar significance in Chinese people's memories--as a "day of national shame". On that day 85 years ago, taking advantage of the Mukden Incident.
Men diagnosed with early prostate cancer may choose to actively monitor their disease rather than to have surgery or radiotherapy, new research suggested.
China's securities regulator has rolled out new rules to fast-track issuances of stocks and bonds by companies registered in impoverished regions.
Mroe than half of Chinese savers believe property prices are currently “too high to accept,” according to a quarterly survey by the central bank.
With the race between U.S. Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and her Republican rival Donald Trump running neck and neck, the upcoming presidential debates could determine who will clinch the White House.
China claimed two marathon victories on Sunday's last day of the Rio Paralympics to take their final gold medal haul to 107.
China’s civil aviation regulator yesterday “blacklisted” a senior official of Joy General Aviation after its seaplane crashed in Jinshan District in July killing five people.
Shanghai’s flood prevention authority issued a flood alert over the weekend as water levels on the Huangpu River exceeded warning levels.
Savoring a detour from his classical music focus, the star pianist teams up with some jazzy collaborators