Jianzhan porcelain was among the eight most famous varieties of porcelain back in ancient China's Song Dynasty (960-1127). Production techniques for the porcelain were listed as a national intangible cultural heritage in China in 2011.
Nearly one thousand fishing boats have been frozen stuck by sea ice in Dalian, north China's Liaoning Province.
A child-targeted artificial intelligence contest was held in Shanghai over the weekend with four groups of children competing in the final round.
China has invested some 17.6 billion yuan(2.8 billion U.S. dollars) in improving the Sanjiangyuan area, the source of China's major rivers.
The Chinese delegation held its flag-raising ceremony at the Gangneung Olympics Village on Wednesday, two days before the PyeongChang Winter Olympics opens.
Twelve Chinese companies will invest more than 800 million U.S. dollars in a Belt and Road project in Abu Dhabi, creating more than 2,000 jobs.
A chunlian exhibition now on at the National Museum of China shows calligraphic couplets composed by established calligraphers across the country.
Rescuers have arrived at quake-hit Hualien after a 6.5-magnitude earthquake hit the area, killing four people, injuring 225 as of 10:40 a.m. Wednesday.
The nation remained the world's largest consumer of gold bars and coins in 2017, investing in 306.4 metric tons, on the back of strong domestic demand and a rise in young consumers, the World Gold Council reported on Tuesday.
Just days after reportedly selling off a high profile luxury development project in London, Dalian Wanda Group has sold two of its prized Australian assets.
A snow leopard entered a sheep pen in Ali, Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region on Feb. 5, attacking more than 130 animals, with only a few of them having survived.
Cotton quilts are placed on a building’s roof to keep newly made concrete from freezing at a construction site in Jinan City, the capital of East China’s Shandong Province, Feb. 6, 2018.
Floating vehicles zooming seemingly unhindered by gravity between skyscrapers used to be in the exclusive realm of science fiction.
Three members of the German Olympic team pose with the Olympic rings at the Pyeongchang Olympic Village in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Feb. 5, 2018. The Pyeongchang Olympic Village will accommodate some 3,500 athletes.
A new exhibition at the Zhejiang Art Museum is revealing the ancient art of woodblock printing. China invented woodblock printing more than 1,000 years ago and the exhibit showcases the origins, variation and revival of the old technique from the Buddhist sutras in the Song Dynasty (960-1279) to the public art project in modern times.
China's central bank said it will boost the opening-up of the country's bond market this year while improving the rules dealing with bond defaults, in order to prevent and reduce financial risks.
A local regulation came into effect on Jan 1 stipulating that those who illegally enter prohibited parts of the Mount Huangshan scenic area will have to pay the costs if they fall into difficulties and need rescuing.
“Detective Chinatown II,” a comedy detective film directed by Chen Sicheng, will hit cinemas across China on February 16, the Chinese Lunar New Year’s Day.
Argentina and China could meet in a pre-World Cup friendly in April or May, according to media reports in the South American country.
The U.S. House passed legislation by voice vote Tuesday to overhaul sexual harassment policies on Capitol Hill amid the ongoing "Me Too" social media movement and revelations that multiple lawmakers had engaged in misconduct.
Beijing's brainchild, Xiongan New Area, sees Sino-UK partnership. Sino-British projects are expected to thrive in post-Brexit era.
Chinese universities have made strong inroads in the Asia University Rankings 2018, taking five of the top ten places in the Times Higher Education report.
A cheering squad of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) crossed the inter-Korean land border to South Korea Wednesday for the 23rd Winter Olympics set to kick off later this week, Seoul's unification ministry said.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday asked the Pentagon to stage a military parade, the White House implied in a statement.
Workers clean bedding to be used on sleeper trains at a laundry center in Chongqing, Feb. 6, 2018.
Business representatives from Panama and the coastal city Qingdao in east China agreed here Tuesday to increase the exchange of information and other cooperation.
China's Su Bingtian continued his powerful performance at the six-meeting IAAF World Indoor Tour, blazing 6.43s in the men's 60m on Tuesday at the PSD Bank Meeting Dusseldorf, the second stop of the tournament, to rewrite the Asian record twice in four days.
Four people were killed and 225 were injured as of 10:40 a.m. Wednesday after a 6.5-magnitude earthquake hit Taiwan.
Four ancient cities dating back to about 2,200 years have been discovered in southwest China's Sichuan Province, local authorities said Tuesday.
Wei Menghua, a 78-year-old veteran polar scientist, still feels excited and proud when he recalls the Chinese national flag flying at the North Pole for the first time 23 years ago.
Guangzhou Automobile Group Co., Ltd. (GAC Group) Tuesday began production at its car plant in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in a bid to increase its market share in China's northwest.
With all the good things that have come about through the development of national financial innovation and artificial intelligence technologies, there's also been the gradual formation of a dark internet industry chain, which now poses an increasing threat to the safety of personal information and property, according to a recent report.
France has made efforts in enhancing security and simplifying visa procedures in a bid to attract more holidaymakers from its booming Chinese market, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves le Drian said Monday.
Su Bingtian won the gold with 6.43 seconds at IAAF World Indoor Tour men's 60m.
A subtle change has swept over London's capital markets as bankers and traders are increasingly looking east to connect with B&R opportunities, a trend exacerbated by uncertainties caused by Britain's pending departure from the EU.
China earned 5.4 trillion yuan (850 billion U.S. dollars) from tourism in 2017, an increase of 15.1 percent, the China Tourism Academy said Tuesday.
JD, one of China's leading online retailers, will challenge Amazon.com Inc in Europe by establishing operations across the continent within the next few years, said the firm's boss.
There is now a new way to spend Chinese New Year: practicing calligraphy by copying manuscripts from one of the world's oldest and largest encyclopedias.
Student Li Jiajia used to get up in darkness and rush for a seat at the school library to prepare for exams, now she grabs more sleep and sets a flexible schedule as the nearby self-study center is open 24 hours.
Workers cover blocks of ice to prevent them from melting at a village in Dandong City, Northeast China’s Liaoning Province, Feb. 3, 2018.
Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group will sell a 12.77 percent stake worth 7.79 billion yuan ($1.2 billion) in Wanda Film, as part of the company's move to an asset-light strategy.
Li Yan, head coach of the Chinese short track speed skating team, kept expectations low heading into the upcoming PyeongChang Winter Olympics.
Chinese consumers are proving adept at finding brands that deliver value for their money, and Chinese brands have become credible competitors, especially in the personal digital gadget and personal care categories, according to a new report released by consulting firm McKinsey & Co this week in Beijing.
At the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping, the royal couple is scheduled to visit China from Wednesday to Thursday, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang announced on January 30.
Chinese research vessel Kexue, or Science, recently placed the 400th profiling float in the northwest Pacific Ocean since the country joined the forefront ocean monitoring plan Argo in 2002.
Hu Zhengyue (1st L), vice president of China Public Diplomacy Association, speaks at the China-Tanzania Forum on Wildlife Conservation and Tourism Development in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Feb. 6, 2018. (Photo/Xinhua)
China is sending the largest ever delegation to the PyeongChang Olympics that coincide with the Spring Festival.
The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge Authority conducted an acceptance test for the principal sections of the new bridge on Feb 6, which was expected to be finished by 6 pm, according to chief engineer Su Quanke.
Chinese sprinter Su Bingtian set a new Asian record for the men's 60m, reaching 6.43 seconds in Dusseldorf on Tuesday, the second stop on the six-meeting International Association of Athletics Federations World Indoor Tour, after he broke his record with 6.47 seconds just three days before in Karlsruhe.
The Public Security Ministry started cracking down on illegal online information services in May. Since then, more than 200 criminal suspects have been seized in over 40 cases nationwide.
The central authorities published this year's No 1 document on Sunday, setting out policies for the revitalization of the countryside.
When arriving in a new country, it is important to be aware of the culture to avoid embarrassing missteps. British Prime Minister Theresa May knows this all too well. She was recently mocked by the British press for holding a Chinese character upside down. However, the mistake was by the newspaper not May.
The primary and middle school's cultural and artistic exchange performance between America and China in 2018 held by Beijing Education Institute and Beijing Shengtao International Education & Culture as well as U.S.-China International Education Association will be performed ceremoniously in Lincoln Art Center, New York, USA.
Hopes of freedom for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange were dashed Tuesday when a judge in London ruled an arrest warrant was still valid.
Road construction in the countryside and improved internet access helped Niu Qinghua, a woman in a rural region of Shandong province, transform from being a housewife to an "e-commerce queen" in two years, with online sales hitting 6 million yuan ($956,300) last year.
A travel experience doesn’t have to mean leaving the city. Each of Shanghai’s districts has its own personality and interesting places to visit.
The passenger ferry Mangyongbong-92, carrying performing squad of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), arrives at the Mukho Port in South Korea's eastern coast, on Feb. 6, 2018.
Major work on the world's longest sea bridge has passed authorities' evaluation, after its completion in December, according to a Tuesday conference.
Since Trump took office a year ago, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed repealing the Clean Power Plan and is exploring options to replace it with a weaker policy.
Soldiers stick to their post at the border in spite of the severe cold in Mohe where the temperature has dropped to minus 40 degrees Celsius.
Celebrating the Chinese New Year is getting easier, healthier, and more fun as one of the world's traditional holidays is seeing new modes of dining, shopping, and family gatherings.
Two people were killed and more than 100 injured in a 6.5-magnitude earthquake which jolted waters near Taiwan's Hualien County at 11:50 p.m. Tuesday.
A Chinese official said on Tuesday that the motherland's development always needs Hong Kong and will definitely help Hong Kong succeed, and that Hong Kong will be further integrated into the overall development of the motheland.
Progress on the largest-ever radio telescope meant to keep an eye on the cosmos took an important step forward on Tuesday, with the first major prototype unveiled in China.
China's Ministry of Finance Tuesday published details of new public-private partnership (PPP) demonstration projects, with a total investment of 758.8 billion yuan (around 125 billion U.S. dollars).
Living in the west, attending school in the east, these "migratory students" are beneficiaries of a 20-year-lasting educational program aiming to alleviate poverty.
A man has been detained in east China's Jiangxi Province for killing wild animals during a live stream, police said Tuesday.
State-owned China Baowu Steel Group's general manager said the nation's largest steelmaker has benefited from mixed ownership reforms, and will continue to introduce private and foreign investors into all of its subsidiaries.
Maintenance work on the power supply for high-speed trains at a railway station in Liuzhou City, South China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Feb. 6, 2018.
Browsing my phone, an app’s advertisement caught my eye as it promised a door-to-door collection service for used goods. I was glad I could wait at home to have my used appliances and furniture recycled rather than hunting for an agent to help.
Two teams of Chinese scientists have begun study of a species of spider with a long tail, which is found in amber at least 100 million years old. The Chimerarachne found in Myanmar fills a gap in the evolution of the spiders.
The first dress rehearsal was held Monday for the annual Spring Festival gala, one of the most popular TV events in China during the lunar new year holidays, China Central Television said Tuesday.
The photo taken on February 6, 2017 shows street after earthquake in Hualien. A 6.5-magnitude earthquake jolted waters near Hualien County of Taiwan at 11:50 p.m. Tuesday (Beijing Time), according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).
On the heels of French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Theresa May, Dutch King Willem-Alexander on Tuesday headed to China for his second visit since ascending the throne. The trio's China trip in a month has sent a clear message that major European countries have opted for closer and more practical ties with China.
A total of 221 cultural relics from southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region will be on display at the Capital Museum in Beijing.
Senior leaders attend a gathering and extend lunar New Year greetings to leaders from non-Communist parties, the All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce and those without party affiliation in Beijing, capital of China, Feb. 6, 2018.
This still image taken from a SpaceX livestream video shows "Starman" sitting in SpaceX CEO Elon Musk's cherry red Tesla roadster after the Falcon Heavy rocket delivered it into orbit around the Earth on February 6, 2018.
Police in Central China's Henan Province used a new type of smart glasses to arrest wrongdoers in the province's railway station.
Two of China's young mogul skiers have looked beyond the upcoming PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games towards the Beijing Winter Olympics in 2022.
China will extend its supervisory system for primary and secondary schools to also cover preschools and kindergartens, a move designed to further monitor and ensure young students' safety, security and educational quality, the Ministry of Education said on Tuesday.
Public bathhouses are seeing more customers in the rural areas of central China as migrant works return home to celebrate the Spring Festival.
With China having overtaken the U.S. to become the world's largest oil importer in 2017, experts forecast a marginal increase in 2018 with a cyclical peak possible in 2020 or shortly thereafter.
Talent is key to revitalizing China's rural areas, officials said at a news conference organized by the State Council Information Office on Tuesday.
Many students who once complained that they would never make any money from knowing the eight most famous poets of Tang and Song dynasties, now regret the time they wasted in class.
Shi Lin, a Chinese artist born in 1989, uses an ancient classic, his knowledge of animal anatomy and his imagination to feed the imagination.
The number of times Chinese and foreigners with local residency permits visited tourist spots within China reached more than five billion in 2017, up 12.8 percent year-on-year.
During the Spring Festival travel rush, engineers from China Railway Corp work long hours to support its online ticket booking system.
China’s sales of fast moving consumer goods, such as packaged food, beverage and cosmetics, recorded the highest annual growth in three years in 2017 at 4.3 percent, with online sales volume rising 29 percent, according to Kantar Worldpanel.
China's securities regulator has approved plans for a long-awaited live hog futures contract, taking the Dalian Commodity Exchange a step closer to launching a product that will allow farmers in the world's top pork market to hedge livestock costs.
Online courses covering language learning, psychology, photography, design and those that help prepare candidates to sit for civil service examinations are booming in China, Shanghai-based online education platform Hujiang said yesterday.
China’s moderately well-off families are optimistic about the Chinese economy in the future as the Climate Index of China’s Wealth rose in January amid steady economic growth, a Bank of Communications report said yesterday.
Consumption will continue to play an integral role in boosting China's economic development and contribute over 60 percent of GDP growth, a new report said.
Excitement is building in the British city of Liverpool as the World Museum prepares to welcome hundreds of thousands of visitors to view its Terracotta Warriors exhibition.
Google's new office in Shenzhen, South China's Guangdong Province, is intended to foster the U.S. search engine's hardware development, a senior company executive said on Tuesday.
The Children’s Hospital of Fudan University on Tuesday became the second hospital in Shanghai to introduce Children Hospital Play, a project that encourages sick children to play games.
Local citizens will be offered more public cultural activities this year, as the Shanghai Mass Art Center announced the latest cultural happenings today.
The Shanghai government has worked hard to improve the business operating climate for enterprises by unveiling targeted policies and measures, improving its work efficiency and providing accurate services, local officials said yesterday.
China has completed high-temperature, high-pressure well drilling in the South China Sea which can contribute to providing clean energy and drive the development of the country's real economy, experts said.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) here on Tuesday announced an ambitious set of 118 reforms, in the name of "The New Norm", to reimagine how the Olympic Games are delivered.
In a community theater, Du Chengcheng carefully recounts the plot of Lost on Journey, a popular 2010 comedy movie about a successful businessman and a migrant worker who travel home for Chinese New Year.
Blood orange growers in the southern Chinese city of Lianjiang have long ditched chemical fertilizers. Though ditching chemicals caters to the growing appetite for organic foods, it was not the farmers' original intention.
The Hongqiao International Airport has deployed robots and streamlined the security process to ensure passengers get through faster during the ongoing Spring Festival travel period.
Ride sharing and car rental companies are proving popular with vehicle rental companies claiming they are running out of stock vehicles for the Spring Festival holiday period and reservations for city-to-city ride sharing markedly up since February 1.
China on Tuesday announced the success of a third mid-course land-based missile interception test, a sign of mature military technology.
A senior Chinese official has called on courts at various levels to uphold the absolute leadership of the Communist Party of China (CPC).