Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, has called for tangible measures in line with local conditions to translate into reality the spirit of the CPC Central Committee and to produce early and evident results.
Chinese President Xi Jinping announced Friday a decision to build the whole island of Hainan into a pilot free trade zone.
China Friday reported sound growth in foreign trade for the first quarter and an over one-fifth drop in the trade surplus, pointing to a more balanced trade picture.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he has ordered precise attack against Syrian military facility with Britain and France.
China's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ma Zhaoxu on Friday called on parties concerned to remain calm and exercise restraint over the situation in Syria.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has expressed concern over the U.S.-led airstrikes against Syria, saying maintaining international peace and security is the job of the UN Security Council.
Russian ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov on Friday warned that the U.S. strikes on Syria "will not be left without consequences."
China International Import Expo (CIIE), the first of its kind and slated for November, will help bolster trade between China and Vietnam, a Chinese diplomat said here on Friday.
China's continued commitment to its opening-up policy is welcomed by business communities, a U.S. expert on China has said.
As the second largest soybean producer in the United States in terms of state, Iowa farmers who need markets for their products are impacted by U.S.-China trade frictions, an Iowa official told Xinhua on Thursday.
An international trade fair that opened in north China's Tianjin Municipality on Friday highlighted opening-up, win-win and innovation.
A senior official of the Communist Party of China (CPC) has called for dedication, effort, and innovation from filmmakers to develop China into "a country with a strong film industry."
The growing number of unicorn companies in Hangzhou is boosting the development of the country's new economy, according to Wu Aiqi, a professor at the School of Management of Zhejiang University.
About 500 captive-bred Chinese sturgeon were released Saturday into a section of the Yangtze River in central China's Hubei Province.
English singer Jessie J on Friday became the first foreign winner of a popular Chinese music variety show.
President Xi Jinping underscored advancing reform and opening-up in the southern island province of Hainan "from a higher perspective, with a broader vision and greater strength."
The keynote speech of Chinese President Xi Jinping at the opening ceremony of the Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2018 has been published.
Blaming economic globalization for the world's problems and practicing trade and investment protectionism to drag the global economy into the old days of isolation does not conform to the historical trend, Chinese President Xi Jinping said Friday.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday warned of the danger of a full-blown military escalation in Syria.
China's first scale for English proficiency levels will be implemented June 1 according to the Ministry of Education and State Language Affairs Commission.
China's new yuan-denominated loans in March expanded to 1.12 trillion yuan (about 177.8 billion U.S. dollars), 93.4 billion yuan more than the same period a year earlier, the central bank data showed Friday.
Stanley Ho is to retire from his positions as chairman of Macao's gaming operator SJM Holdings, according to a press release by the company late on Thursday.
A skills competition for detector dogs in Qingdao City, East China's Province, April 13, 2018.
Amateur mountain climber Luo Jing aims to become the first Chinese female to scale all 14 mountains above 8000 meters in the world as she headed to Shishapangma base camp here on Friday from Lhasa, capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region of China.
China said Friday that it has never sought trade surplus.
Birdwatchers are flocking to China's border river with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) to catch a natural spectacle as flocks of wild bird circle over the high tide to find food.
Shanghai, Fujian Province and Suzhou Industrial Park in Jiangsu Province will conduct the one-year commercial pension insurance project. Under the plan, individuals will be allowed to defer tax on part of their income that is used to buy commercial pension insurance until they retire and draw money from the fund.
A shipment of bear gallbladders has been seized by customs in south China's Shenzhen city, local customs said Friday.
Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen and Chancellor Sebastian Kurz are among a delegation visiting the Dujiangyan base of China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda in Southwest China's Sichuan Province, April 12, 2018.
A bald eagle feasts on meat scraps in the garbage bins of a supermarket in Dutch Harbor, Alaska, USA, Feb. 14, 2017. Photo taken by Corey Arnold, first prize singles in Nature category.
Beijing is opening up further to foreign investment in six areas of the service industry.
In the sci-fi film, Gravity, U.S. astronaut Ryan Stone returns to Earth with the aid of a Chinese space station and capsule after the mid-orbit destruction of her space shuttle.
China will cut taxes on commercial endowment insurance expenses for individuals in Shanghai, Fujian province and the Suzhou Industrial Park through pre-tax deduction starting May 1.
U.S. President Donald Trump is reconsidering joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a trade agreement that he campaigned vigorously against in his presidential race and withdrew the U.S. from just days after taking office.
The first design competition for innovation of intangible cultural heritage kicked off at the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing on Thursday.
FINA Artistic Swimming World Series 2018, the second edition of the newest FINA event, will be held in Beijing from April 20 to 22.
The new science fiction thriller "Annihilation" has become the second film with parental advisory warning ever to reach Chinese cinemas.
The snow has melted in much of Iowa, and, as usual in April, farmers are preparing to plant their soybean and corn crops. But this planting season is anything but usual. Faced with a potential tit-for-tat trade war between the U.S. and China, the only sure thing for farmers is uncertainty.
The Daya Bay nuclear power plant in Shenzhen is becoming the benchmark for China's nuclear energy sector, with the first set of generators continuing to set new global records, according to one of its senior executive.
A new freight train left Jinan, capital of east China's Shandong Province, for Uzbekistan Friday morning.
Written in black fonts, the date, phone numbers, and daily events are written on a big whiteboard in the center of the living room. It is not for the office, but a necessity for an Alzheimer's patient trying to stay engaged with loved ones.
Olympic and world champion Sun Yang started his freestyle harvest by breezing past the 200 meters freestyle heats on the first day of the Chinese National Swimming Championships & Asian Games Trails on Friday.
Chen Yu, 31, from Shangqiu City in central China’s Henan Province, received an unusual delivery package on Wednesday – the mobile phone he lost last month while visiting the scenic Thai island of Phuket.
A bill that would tighten scrutiny of foreign investment in the United States could end up backlogging the panel responsible for the reviews and also disrupt financial deals, according to some elected officials and business experts.
Shanghai Disney Resort today announced they will cancel the reissue fee for replacing lost seasonal passes.
China's new growth engines have been an important power behind the country's stable economic growth, as they have offset shocks from dwindling traditional growth engines, according to a post on the National Bureau of Statistics website Friday.
China has mastered air-independent propulsion (AIP) technology, which allows its non-nuclear submarines to reach the advanced level of similar systems in other parts of the world.
A hummingbird hawk-moth flies among flowers in Tangshan, north China's Hebei Province, April 12, 2018.
Shanghai was the world's busiest container port in 2017, according to a report by shipping consultancy service Alphaliner. Shanghai handled a total of 40 million Twenty-foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) last year, an 8.3 percent increase from the previous year.
The city logo of Chongli, which will serve as a ski event venue for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, was officially unveiled on April 10.
Yang Shaoshu follows the students to ensure their safety when they climb the cliff on their way to school in Qianxi county, Bijie city, Southwest China's Guizhou Province.
Postman Zhang Linchang shoulders mail on a mountain road in Jinping County, Southwest China's Guizhou Province, April 12, 2018.
Four trains retrofitted as mobile hospitals will depart Beijing this month on an eight-month mission to help thousands around China regain their sight, according to plans unveiled on Thursday by the Chinese Foundation for Lifeline Express.
In a red robe and ferocious Nuo mask with popping-eyes and a long chin, Huang Jinhong moves among a group of dancers to the clanging of gongs.
The U.S. unilateralist and protectionist moves to propose steep tariffs on Chinese imports expose the super power's lack of confidence in the more globalized world, especially when facing China's growing international role, said analysts.
Young artist Deng Yufeng who hails from central China’s Hubei Province held a jaw-dropping exhibition last week in the provincial capital Wuhan City. With glowing sheets of paper displaying 346,000 citizens’ personal data, he attempted to make people realize the severity of data leakage and the importance of privacy protection.
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that trade "negotiations" between Beijing and Washington were going well, a claim that - though contradicting China's statement that no such talks were being held - may be welcomed by American business lobbyists who oppose his tariffs.
New business covering artificial intelligence, automotive electronics, sensor, wearable and smart home will become new growth catalysts for Sony, which sees China as a "strategic and information hub".
Ultra large container vessel COSCO Shipping Gemini, with a capacity of 20,119 20-foot equivalent units, was delivered to its owner on Tuesday in Dalian, Northeast China's Liaoning province.
The United Nations Human Settlements Program (UN-Habitat) on Thursday called on developing countries to incorporate climate change in their urban planning.
A South Korean documentary film, titled "Intention," opened in local theaters nationwide on Thursday to give the most convincing clue, to date, to the cause of the country's worst maritime disaster in decades.
Participants compete at Red Bull Ragnarok in Hardangervidda, Norway on April 6, 2018. Red Bull Ragnarok is the biggest snowkiting event in the world, with 2018 seeing 350 competitors from 30 nations take on the challenge.
WeWork, a leading international co-working space operator, said today it has acquired naked Hub to further consolidate its presence and accelerate its growth in China.
Austrian top leaders' visit to China on April 7-13 is a great success, President Alexander Van der Bellen said before his departure back home, national Austria Press Agency (APA) reported.
Peppa Pig copyright holder Entertainment One (eOne) said it will cooperate with local animation and toy company Alpha Group Co to further develop the Chinese market and welcome the Year of the Pig, Beijing Morning Post reported.
The 2018 Formula 1 Chinese Grand Prix is at the Shanghai SAIC International Circuit in Jiading District this weekend.
A Russian helicopter with two crew members on board crashed in the Baltic Sea, killing at least one, Russian news outlet Sputnik reported Friday.
Security and control measures provided by Chinese firm Nuctech have been set up at the eighth Summit of the Americas scheduled for April 13-14 in Peru.
A flock of flamingos flying on Lake Natro, Tanzania. The alkaline water in Lake Natron has a pH as high as 10.5 and is so caustic it can burn the skin and eyes of animals that aren't adapted to it.
Using digital devices at night is affecting the sleeping habits of children and damaging their mental health, Australian educators warned on Friday.
The Shanghai Transportation Commission and traffic police have told bike sharing firms to scan and upload the serial numbers of the bikes to an online database to keep a track on the number of bikes in the city.
A view shows several hundred train locomotives, passenger, and freight railway cars of different generations that are parked at a so-called "train cemetery" inside a marshalling yard in Sotteville-Les-Rouen, near Rouen, France, April 12, 2018.
China dealt with more than 460 cases involving copyright infringement in the first three months of the year, the National Office for the Fight Against Pornography and Illegal Publications said Thursday.
Individuals and grass-roots social groups are becoming more aware and passionate about retrieving lost Chinese artifacts, many of which were looted from China during past invasions and wars.
China's determination of strengthening its opening-up policy indicates it wants to share its success with the world, U.S. Chinese expert told Xinhua on Thursday.
A story of how an obese guy becomes a bodybuilder.
A show of thangka paintings is held in Lanzhou City, the capital of Northwest China's Gansu Province, April 12, 2018.
China's southern-most island province of Hainan is to build three large fish farm cages, each as big as seven standard soccer fields.
A stone tablet dating back to the Tang Dynasty was discovered in a farmer's backyard in Hebei Province, the local cultural protection authority announced on Thursday.
More than 120 hectares of primary farmland were destroyed in a case of illegal occupation of arable land exposed recently in Northwest China's Gansu province.
A thief tried to pull a switcheroo at a Louis Vuitton (LV) outlet in China.
China on Thursday issued guidelines for road tests of intelligent connected vehicles, saying that any vehicle that runs a red light or breaks traffic regulations will lose its testing permit.
The China Japan South Korea Cancer Prevention and Control Conference has been held in Beijing recently, aiming to further deepen cooperation in the field among the three partners.
Photo taken on April 12, 2018 shows an exhibition on the ancient Egypt civilization held in Shanxi Museum in Taiyuan City, the capital of North China's Shanxi Province.
The Chinese Academy of Sciences launched a scientific cloud platforms to provide scientists with accessible, accurate and secure data services to drive research and innovation, Friday's China Daily reported.
Xueersi Online School, a subsidiary of leading Chinese education company TAL Education Group, has unveiled its latest online English learning products in response to strict policies regarding after-class institutions.
China is exporting facial recognition technology to Zimbabwe as part of the Belt and Road initiative, which marks China's first artificial intelligence (AI) technology entry to Africa.
Visitors flock to see clove trees in bloom at Fayuan Temple, one of the oldest and most renowned Buddhist temples in Beijing, April 12, 2018.
The Supreme People's Procuratorate has issued a decree authorizing procuratorial organs to designate or invite specialists to help in solving cases.
Hangzhou Wahaha Group, one of China's largest beverage companies, is seeking an industrial upgrade by shifting its focus to its nutrition and health products and investing in high-tech industries, founder and chairman Zong Qinghou said on Wednesday.
An exhibition to mark the 10-year anniversary of Marvel Studios and also welcome its upcoming superhero film Avengers: Infinity War opens in a shopping mall in Hong Kong, April 12, 2018.
NDRC said it will continue to encourage the participation of private and foreign companies in State-owned enterprise (SOE) reform through various ways, such as equity investment and debt-to-equity schemes.
A unit of Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd has teamed up with State-owned Chongqing Changan Automobile Co to develop business related to smart and connected vehicles.
Qatar's tourist operators and hotels have taken steps aimed at providing convenience and comfort to Chinese tourists in a bid to stimulate Qatar's tourism sector, local media reported Thursday.
China's newly established Ministry of Ecology and Environment will play a significant role in meeting the commitment to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions worldwide, said an official from the Energy Foundation－an international non-governmental organization aimed at promoting the use of clean, reliable, and secure sources of energy.
Chinese action star Donnie Yen has joined the cast of Disney's live action adaptation of "Mulan" and will be playing Commander Tung, who serves as mentor and teacher to Mulan, according to Hollywood Reporter.
Chinese scientists on board research vessel Kexue, or "Science" literally, conducted research on the Magellan Seamounts in the west Pacific.
The country's digital economy accounted for 32.28 percent of its gross domestic product in 2017 and remained an important pivot for the country's economic growth, a new report said on Thursday.
China's goods trade surplus shrank 21.8 percent in the first quarter of this year as imports grew faster than exports, customs data showed Friday.
China released a national guideline on road tests for self-driving vehicles on Thursday, as part of a broader drive to accelerate the development of the technology and gain the advantage in commercializing such vehicles.
A domestically-developed self-driving electric truck has successfully completed testing at the Tianjin Port on Thursday.
China is stepping up efforts in intellectual property rights (IPRs), and will accelerate the fourth ratification of its IP law, which will lay out punitive mechanisms for those found in violation of the law.
Changan Automobile Company Limited, a Chinese car manufacturer, will partner with Tencent to form a subsidiary to develop the internet of vehicles (IoV).
Hucais, a printing company in south China's Guangdong Province, is trying every means possible to find new workers.
The National Development and Reform Commission, the country's top economic regulator, will push forward mixed-ownership reforms by encouraging foreign and private capital to pour into State-owned enterprises to advance the reform and restructuring of the SOEs.