Russian Prime Ministry Dmitry Medevdev said Tuesday that the Russian economy is facing urgent challenges and that it is necessary to keep the economy from being negatively impacted by a new round of Western sanctions.
A joint warning from the United States and Britain that Russian state-sponsored hackers were planning cyberattacks was dismissed by the Kremlin Tuesday.
Artists of the Hangzhou Philharmonic Orchestra (HPO) received a warm welcome by Greek audiences here on Monday evening, during their first performance as part of their European tour.
Russian President Vladimir Putin warned on Sunday that further Western attacks on Syria would bring chaos to world affairs, following the U.S.-led tripartite military attacks on alleged chemical weapons facilities in the nation.
A tweet by U.S. President Donald Trump blaming China and Russia for currency manipulation was quickly contested on Monday.
U.S., British and French leaders faced challenges and criticism from lawmakers following a U.S.-led airstrikes on Syria while protests across the three countries were held against the attack.
People of Dong ethnic group from central China's Hunan Province, southwest China's Guizhou Province and Yunnan Province took part in the singing party together with thousands of visitors around the country.
China's terrestrial ecosystems, including forests, shrub lands and farmlands, have played an important role in storing carbon emissions over the past decades, Chinese research has shown.
China on Tuesday announced a slew of measures to further open up the country's manufacturing industry, focusing on the automobile, shipbuilding and aircraft sectors.
Hollywood sci-fi monster film "Rampage" led the Chinese box office in the week ending April 15, earning 349 million yuan (56 million U.S. dollars) within three days, China Film News reported Tuesday.
The Trump administration's threat to impose extra tariffs on crude drugs manufactured in China will ultimately harm the interests of the American people, who will have to pay more for the final products made by local firms in the United States, said a leading industry analyst.
Seeing great potential for further cooperation, China and Vietnam should better align the Belt and Road Initiative with the "Two Corridors and One Economic Circle" plan, Vice-President Wang Qishan told a Vietnamese delegation on Tuesday.
The ninth New Zealand Film Festival in China opened Tuesday.
Wangwang, the male panda, is having his bamboo breakfast, at Adelaide Zoo, South Australia, on April 13, 2018. Wangwang and Funi are the pair of pandas from China who have been living in Adelaide Zoo since 2009.
Aerial photo taken on April 17, 2018 shows the Zhengzhou Yellow River bridge under construction on the Zhengzhou-Jinan high-speed railway. The bridge is expected to be completed in April of 2020.
The top legislature of China will convene for its bi-monthly session from April 25 to 27, according to a statement issued after a chairpersons' meeting Tuesday.
The European Union (EU) on Monday requested consultations with the United States at the World Trade Organization (WTO) over Washington's move to impose tariffs on steel and aluminium imports, WTO sources said on Tuesday.
Harbin University for Seniors in Heilongjiang province is now offering a course to its elderly male student body that was formerly only available to "coeds".
The University of Liverpool launched a search Tuesday for talented writers in Britain and China able to write an award-winning story with a China theme, in just 500 words.
A Chinese historian urged wider society to join in cultural preservation efforts on Tuesday after a non-governmental organization donated 100 gold bricks and 100 pieces of gold foil for repairs to the Forbidden City.
Chinese chambers of commerce are encouraged to set up mediation committees and hire mediators to settle business disputes in non-public sectors outwith judicial proceedings.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in a telephone conversation they were ready to assist in political and diplomatic efforts on Syria, including the Geneva and Astana peace talks, the Kremlin said Tuesday.
Chinese information and communications technology solutions provider Huawei has obtained the world's first CE type examination certificate (TEC) for 5G products.
French President Emmanuel Macron defended French participation in a coalition missile strike on government forces in Syria while addressing the European Parliament on Tuesday in Strasbourg (Eastern France).
China has become a world leader in carbon-related climate and ecological research, scientists said on Tuesday, adding that recent discoveries will help other countries effectively mitigate carbon emissions and tackle climate change on a greater scale.
The Beijing municipal government will strengthen efforts to deal with the capital's flying catkins, the cotton-like seed clusters that cause discomfort and fire hazards during spring, local authorities said Tuesday.
The reported overnight missile strikes on two airbases in central and southern Syria turned out to be a false alarm, as there was no attack on Syria, the state TV reported Tuesday.
China's first evaluation standard for proficiency in English is expected to take effect on June 1, the Ministry of Education said on Tuesday.
Internet giant Tencent has partnered with the Beijing Film Academy (BFA) to set up a training camp to develop globally-minded professionals in the cultural and creative sector.
Pyongyang, capital of Democratic People's Republic of Korea, looks festive with spring flowers in full bloom and cultural performances by artists from home and abroad.
Shi Yigong was named as president of the new Westlake University in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China's first private school aimed at cultivating high-level talent in advanced technology to push the country to the forefront of scientific research.
After 12 years in power, Raul Castro will hand over a different Cuba to his successor, who is to be elected by a legislative session that begins Wednesday.
One person on a U.S. passenger plane died Tuesday after it made an emergency landing in the U.S. city of Philadelphia due to engine failure.
As wireless charging technology improves, small electronic devices such as mobile phones and electric toothbrushes can now be charged without any direct access to a power source.
China continued to see a stable job market in the first quarter this year, with a low unemployment rate, strong demand in the job market, and improved job prospects for certain groups of people.
A tarantula burger is prepared at Bull City Burger and Brewery in celebration of Exotic Meat Month in Durham, North Carolina, U.S. April 16, 2018.
The U.S. Department of Commerce announced a market-shaking decision on Monday to deny export privileges against ZTE, a leading Chinese telecom equipment company, stoking up the tension of trade relations between the two countries.
The U.S. space agency NASA will launch an Israeli-produced radiation protection vest into space as part of its last test flight of Orion spacecraft before manned missions begin, Israel said Tuesday.
There is a high possibility that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's decision not to invite either UK or international leaders to their wedding is to avoid the presence of U.S. President Donald Trump.
The Chinese mainland's Taiwan affairs chief on Tuesday said opposing "Taiwan independence" is crucial to maintaining peaceful cross-Strait ties.
A tweet by U.S. President Donald Trump blaming China and Russia for currency manipulation was quickly contested on Monday.
United Nations educational and scientific body UNESCO on Tuesday said two more Chinese sites received the organization's Global Geopark Label as they demonstrated "the diversity of the planet's geology".
China's cultural regulator inspected more than 4,900 live-streaming apps and removed 370 online performance platforms in its latest campaign against forbidden online products.
China's central bank Tuesday announced a cut to the reserve requirement ratio for most commercial and overseas banks.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday kept its growth forecasts for the world economy unchanged for this year and next year, but warned that a potential broad-based trade conflict threatens to derail global growth prematurely.
China's economy delivered a solid start to the year with above-target growth in the first quarter, demonstrating its resilience amid escalating trade tensions with the United States.
Indicating the Chinese economy remained resilient at the start of the year, the nation's GDP registered solid growth in the first quarter, expanding by 6.8 percent year-on-year.
China and Japan will hold their ninth round of high-level consultations on maritime affairs in Sendai, Japan, on Thursday and Friday, a foreign ministry spokesperson said Tuesday.
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday called for efforts to fully implement a holistic approach to national security and break new ground in national security in the new era.
Starbucks announced Tuesday that it will close all its company-owned stores in the United States for the afternoon on May 29 to train employees how to prevent racial discrimination in their stores in the wake of outrage over the arrest of two African-American men at one of its coffee shops last week.
Investigators of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) entered the Douma district in east of Syrian capital Damascus on Tuesday to start investigating the allegations of chemical weapons use, state TV reported.
The People's Liberation Army Rocket Force has established a new brigade and armed it with one of the nation's most powerful ballistic missiles.
Former U.S. First Lady Barbara Bush has died Tuesday at the age of 92, days after she decided to give up treatment for her illnesses.
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that the United States and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) have already started direct talks at "very high levels."
Hundreds of thousands of national treasures housed in the Palace Museum, also known as the Forbidden City, will soon find a more protective home underground.
Beijing plans to use new poplar trees it has developed to replace more than 500,000 of the current trees, which release catkins in massive amounts every spring.
A Chinese navy flotilla including aircraft carrier Liaoning has conducted a series of exercises in the South China Sea since the navy review last Thursday.
China's central bank announced a cut in some financial institutions' reserved cash amount by 1 percentage point from April 25 to support small and micro enterprises and stabilize liquidity in the banking system.
China's core weaponry that went on show at the 16th Defence Services Asia (DSA) exhibition which started on Monday, demonstrated advanced military competitiveness when compared with American products.
The Communist Party of China's centralized and unified leadership over national security must be enhanced, President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday.
China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism tightened its crackdown on illegal online games, live-streaming apps and websites hosting illegal performances, it said Tuesday.
If the United States continues to jeopardize multilateralism and free trade, China is prepared and will take measures to protect them, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Tuesday.
The French Government is developing an encrypted messenger service to prevent private conversations between top officials from being eavesdropped on, the Ministry of Digital Affairs said Monday.
A recent survey of the sleep habits of 18 to 35 year olds undertaken by China Youth Daily has suggested that 70.5 percent of surveyed youth suffer from insomnia.
A boy walks along a damaged street at the city of Douma in Damascus, Syria, April 16, 2018.
China will scrap share-holding limits in the shipbuilding and airplane manufacturing sectors for foreign investors this year, the country's top economic planner said Tuesday.
A giraffe's death at a Southwest China zoo following a lengthy rescue effort has since prompted accusations online of negligence.
The biggest damage a trade war between the United States and China can cause will spill beyond the economy but Washington, D.C. politicians, who overstate trade problems, tend to ignore that, a California-based expert said Monday.
Jiang Decheng, a sanitary worker at the Yellow Mountain scenic area, climbs down a cliff to pick up a cellphone for a tourist in Anhui Province, April 15, 2018. Jiang is among a team trained to climb the cliffs while hanging on ropes to clean up trash or find lost items for tourists.
All the main claims of U.S. government in starting the so-called Section 301 investigation against China are "untenable," said Chinese Ambassador to Germany Shi Mingde.
Shanghai's traffic authority is stepping up efforts to crack down on illegal online ride-hailing cars from this week, promising huge fines for platforms found operating with illegal cars or drivers.
Trade frictions between China and the United States cannot hinder a stable and resilient Chinese economy, an official from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Tuesday.
Alibaba has signed an agreement to partner with Xi'an International Medical Investment Co. Ltd. to offer Internet-powered medical services, according to a statement released by the latter.
A rainforest design is projected on to Buckingham Palace in London, on April 15, 2018, as part of the Queen´s Commonwealth Canopy project (QCC), a global conservation initiative in the Queen´s name which seeks to preserve precious areas of forest for future generations.
China will phase out share-holding limits for foreign investors in the automobile sector, the country's top economic planner said Tuesday.
Scientists have accidentally discovered a plastic-eating mutant enzyme that can potentially help in reducing one of the biggest global environmental challenges – plastic pollution.
Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with Toshihiro Nikai, secretary-general of Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) on Tuesday.
SpaceX will send a refrigerator-sized satellite into orbit for NASA on April 18, 2018 to hunt for distant worlds far outside our Solar System.
A 16th-century gold case containing the heart of the only woman to be crowned queen of France twice has been stolen, according to The Telegraph daily.
The hotline of direct dialogue between the leaders of South Korea and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) is likely to be set up later this week, a senior Blue House official said Tuesday.
Chinese first tennis Grand Slam winner Zheng Jie has been working on tennis youth training for a couple of years in her country. A youth tennis competition named after her was initiated in 2010, which has benefited hundreds of teenage players over the past eight years.
The number of Chinese tourists visiting South Korea rebounded last month after falling for the past year, a government report showed Tuesday.
When the last resident of the last Chinese shrimping village in the San Francisco Bay Area died two years ago, activists were afraid a precious and too little known history of Chinese immigrants would fade away.
When most parts of China are experiencing the warm spring, people in Yichun, Heilongjiang Province, recently got the chance to enjoy a winter wonderland in Daqing Mountain.
Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with figures from Japanese economic circles Tuesday, including Sadayuki Sakakibara, current chairman of Keidanran or Japan Business Federation, and Hiroaki Nakanishi, who has been elected Keidanran's next leader.
The public security bureau of Wuhan City in central China's Hubei Province has introduced virtual reality (VR)technology to boost the crime scene investigation ability for new recruits.
The Chinese economy is resilient to China-US trade tensions and the sound momentum of the Chinese economy will not be changed, the spokesperson for the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Tuesday.
Ice covers the grass on Parliament Hill as freezing rain falls in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, April 16, 2018. Canada has seen large falls of snow across Ontario and southern Quebec.
Beijing will further ease market access for foreign capital in six major areas, including internet services, information services and healthcare, the Beijing Daily reported on Tuesday.
Im Jong-seok, chief of staff for South Korean President Moon Jae-in, said Tuesday that a possibility remained open for Moon to send his special envoys to Pyongyang ahead of the upcoming inter-Korean summit later this month.
The middle route of China's south-to-north water diversion project is expected to deliver an additional 507 million cubic meters of water to northern provinces over the next three months.
The trade volume of China's e-book market is expected to reach 33.5 billion yuan (about 5.34 billion U.S. dollars) by 2020, according to a report printed in the People's Daily Tuesday.
China's Ministry of Commerce (MOC) announced Tuesday that it will impose provisional anti-dumping measures on grain sorghum imported from the United States, starting Wednesday.
China's island province Hainan on Monday announced measures to rein in specualtion in the soaring residential property market, following a new policy which designates the province as the country's new frontier for reform and opening-up.
The Beijing municipal government signed a framework agreement on continuing poverty alleviation assistance to Hebei Province on April 14, and detailed the assistance tasks in the next three years.
Renmin University of China has issued trial regulations against sexual harassment on campus, Beijing Youth Daily reported on Tuesday, after Peking University took similar moves.
Thousands of Syrians in Damascus thronged the Umayyad Square celebrating the military victory in Eastern Ghouta despite the U.S.-led attack on Syrian military positions.
The cause leading to the failure of China’s Long March-5 Y2 rocket has been identified, said the State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defence on Monday.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Monday announced the U.S. beverage giant PepsiCo as the official beverage and snack partner of Dubai Expo 2020, state news agency WAM reported.
Photo taken on April 15, 2018 shows a cargo bike festival in Berlin, Germany. Participants brought a great number of cargo bikes to the festival.
Totally 83 pieces of treasures dating back to China's Ming Dynasty are shown in the Moscow Kremlin Museums, and the exhibition will close on July 25 this year.
Pregnant women who take painkillers could be harming the fertility of their unborn child, and even that of future generations, a new study has showed.
A man from eastern China was banned from buying train tickets for six months after he confessed to forging a ticket recently.
China’s Twitter-like Weibo, one of the country’s most popular social media platforms, has taken a major U-turn policy change on an earlier ban on all gay-related content.
Defense Services Asia 2018, a biennial defense and weaponry show, opened Monday in the Malaysian capital city Kuala Lumpur.