Thousands of skilled young workers are competing to be selected for the World Skill International next year, considered the Olympics for workplace skills.
A trained young eagle attempts to catch a drone during a demonstration organized by Dutch police to combat drones flying over sensitive or restricted areas, at the Dutch Police Academy in Ossendrecht, the Netherlands, Sept. 12, 2016.
It has been the worst six months on the labor recruitment front for five years for Shanghai employers.
Initial research has begun on a way to modify weather patterns to divert massive amounts of water through the sky from a place where it's abundant to another that's dry.
Shanghai’s 70 specially configured traffic surveillance cameras have caught about 3,500 drivers not using their seat belts since July and 350 motorists using mobile phones while driving since August, police said yesterday.
Liu Meng secured China's ninth table tennis gold medal of the Rio Olympics by defeating compatriot Lei Lina in the women's singles class 9 final in Rio on Tuesday.
A total of 280 police officers from Yunnan's Xishuangbanna prefecture and Luang Namtha Province of Laos participated in the 90-minute drill, which started at 10 a.m. on Tuesday.
Indoor smoking rooms are to be allowed at companies or factories where naked flames are banned outdoors, and in unspecified restricted places where there are security concerns, the Shanghai People’s Congress said yesterday.
Sun Gang claimed China's first wheelchair fencing gold medal of the Rio Paralympics by defeating Britain's Piers Gilliver in the men's individual epee category A final on Tuesday.
The first airplane-themed restaurant in China proved a big hit after it opened recently in Wuhan, capital of Hubei province, the owner said.
The 2016 Shanghai Amway Nutrilite Health Run, one of the city’s best-known charity running events, will be held on October 22, the organizers announced.
A Victorian man has had stem cells injected into his brain in the world's first trial to treat Parkinson's disease.
China's top anti-graft authority has stepped up efforts to prevent "holiday corruption" and provided ways for the public to provide tips during the two upcoming major holidays.
The UN General Assembly (UNGA) on Tuesday opened its 71st annual session here, with joint efforts to carry out the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as its top priority.
Tourists who have previously exhibited uncivilized behavior might be shut out of some attractions in Beijing, according to a new draft regulation under discussion by the municipal legislature.
The Chinese economy stabilized last month as pro-growth measures propped up investment and industrial output and new economic engines continued to gather steam.
The new chief of the Taiwan-based Straits Exchange Foundation took office on Monday with no mention of the "1992 Consensus".
A giant picture created with rice of various types and colors adorns a paddy field in Huzhou City, East China’s Zhejiang Province, Sept. 13, 2016.
Chuang Chuang and Lin Hui, an expatriate giant panda couple from China, have settled down in north Thailand's Chiang Mai Zoo since October 2003.
More than 1,000 vehicles have been imported using a rail service from Germany to southwest China's Chongqing Municipality this year, a local entry port said.
Yuan Longping, renowned Chinese developer of hybrid rice, expressed his confidence Tuesday that a hybrid rice yield target projected for 2018 will be met this year.
Chen Jianjuan, 78, usually turns on her computer to surf the internet at about 9 pm before she goes to bed.
German car producer Audi AG reported on Tuesday that its sales developed especially positively in China in August.
Ma Long and Zhang Jike, two table tennis Grand Slam winners, booked a possible clash in ITTF World Tour China Open men's singles semifinals as the draw was unveiled here on Tuesday.
Travelers heading for southeastern coastal regions like Fujian and Guangdong provinces to celebrate the coming Mid-Autumn Festival may encounter stormy weather instead of a full moon this year.
A comprehensive collection of ancient books on traditional Tibetan medicine and astronomy was released on Tuesday in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region.
The Bank of England's first polymer note, the new 5 pound notes featuring Sir Winston Churchill, enters circulation on Tuesday, the bank announced in a statement.
Police detained 13 residents of Wukan village in Lufeng, Guangdong province, on Tuesday, accusing them of disrupting public order and inciting illegal assemblies.
Students of the China Pharmaceutical University, wearing the traditional clothes of the Han people, present free mooncakes to Suning delivery service customers in Nanjing City, the capital of East China’s Jiangsu Province, Sept. 13, 2016.
A driver and retired soldier, surnamed Tian, who provides ride-hailing services in Shanghai managed to help local police nab a suspected drug dealer recently, thepaper.cn reported on Monday.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi exchanged views Tuesday with his South Korean counterpart, Yun Byung-se, on the situation of the Korean peninsula.
Four executives of a former popular internet company have been found guilty of using internet technology to spread pornography, judges in Beijing announced on Tuesday.
Corrupt officials always make ridiculous statements such as bribery promotes economic growth or bribery stabilizes society.
Marines take part in a joint naval drill in Zhanjiang, south China's Guangdong Province, Sept. 13, 2016. China and Russia started "Joint Sea 2016" drill off Guangdong Province in the South China Sea on Tuesday.
Old photos of a city are always interesting to look at as they freeze time and capture history for those that come later to visit or live. In the early 20th century, many foreigners took photos of Hangzhou.
A number of female teachers in Guangzhou have reportedly taken maternity leave to bear a second child after the country officially changed the family planning policy this year.
Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli on Tuesday called for a steady advance of the Belt and Road Initiative to ensure it benefits the people along the routes.
Moon cakes are a special traditional delicacy that Chinese eat on the annual mid-Autumn festival, which falls on September 15 this year.
The artificial moon with a 10-meter diameter was erected to greet the Chinese traditional Mid-Autumn Festival, which falls on Sept. 15 this year.
Shanghai stocks edged up yesterday as rosy data pointed to resilience in the world’s second largest economy and the central bank moved to ease market liquidity ahead of the long weekend.
Dianchi Lake officially opened for fishing on Tuesday. This year, fishing is divided into two periods. During the first period from Sept. 13 to 24, fishermen can catch big fish.
The UN General Assembly kicked off its 71st session here on Tuesday with a focus on joint global efforts to carry out the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a blueprint for ending poverty, hunger, advancing equality and protecting the environment for the years leading up to 2030.
Shanghai General Hospital’s use of antibiotics has fallen by a fifth since it introduced a scheme whereby pharmacists monitor doctors’ outpatient services and ward rounds of hospitalized patients to study drug usage.
The UN General Assembly on Tuesday kicked off its 71st session at UN Headquarters in New York, with a focus on the joint world efforts to carry out the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Zhang Xinsheng, president of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), has been re-elected to serve another four years.
Shanghai police are investigating two crippled online peer-to-peer lending platforms affiliated to Shanghai Kuailu Investment Group on suspicion of illegally pooling of public deposits, police in Changning District said on its official Weibo account.
The consensus that both sides of the Taiwan Straits are part of one China is considered by the mainland the political foundation and the bottom line for cross-Straits exchanges.
China's top legislature on Tuesday confirmed the disqualification of 45 deputies from Liaoning Province for electoral fraud.
New home sales in China surged 40 percent in the first eight months of this year although the pace of increase slowed, according to data released yesterday by the National Bureau of Statistics.
A 28-YEAR-OLD bridesmaid, surnamed Yang, died when she suffocated on her own vomit after drinking too much at a wedding in Wenchang, Hainan province, South China.
The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, the country’s largest lender, was fined by the banking regulator for overlooking downpayments raised via property agencies as it continues to fight risks arising from leveraging financing in China’s heated property market.
China’s industrial output grew the fastest in five months in August from a year earlier amid consistent demand following a rebound in manufacturing activities and exports in July, signalling a stable growth pace.
China, on its part, will strictly abide by the UN Security Council's sanctions on the DPRK and urge it to stop making all the wrong steps.
China's top legislature on Tuesday confirmed the disqualification of 45 deputies for their involvement in electoral fraud, a move showcasing the central leadership's resolve to root out corruption, strictly govern the Communist Party of China (CPC) and enhance the rule of law.
The 71-aged Therese Zaremba-Martin from Belgium says her being younger than her age is because of her fondness for painting Chinese mountains and rivers.
China's top legislator said Tuesday that the Liaoning electoral fraud challenged the bottom line of the Chinese political system, and that a zero-tolerance approach would be taken toward any offences in elections.
According to a recent media survey, 22 percent of the respondents visited their parents every six months, 28 percent once a year and 8 percent had not done so for many years.
An international forum on Tibetan medicine was held at the InterContinental Resort Lhasa Paradise on Tuesday as part of the Institute of Tibetan Medicine and Astrology's activities.
When Edward Gawne went house hunting in an east China village, locals didn't understand why the British man from London wanted to buy such a "dingy and damp" old fixer-upper.
One person has died and four others have been injured, two of them critically, after a lifeboat fell from the world’s largest cruise liner while it was docked at Marseille, France on September 13, 2016.
Though Chinese society has shown signs of increasing tolerance toward sexual minorities, student LGBT activists say that they still face discrimination and even bullying on campus.
Warp knitting has been a distinguished business sector in Huzhou, Zhejiang province, in eastern China, with hundreds of manufacturers concentrated in the area.
This year marks not only 400 years since the death of William Shakespeare, but also that of his Chinese counterpart, great Ming dynasty playwright Tang Xianzu.
Chinese ambassador to Iran, Pang Sen, highlighted here on Tuesday the growing ties between China and Iran and stressed the expansion of ties further.
South Korean translator Kim Tae-Sung, one of the 19 recipients of the 10th Special Book Award of China, who was recently honored at the Great Hall of the People, says he was a rebel at university when he started learning Chinese.
State-owned Postal Savings Bank of China (PSBC) on Tuesday launched an IPO in Hong Kong worth up to $8.1 billion, with the vast majority of the deal covered by cornerstone investors.
It takes time for sponge cities to become effective, said the Ministry of Housing and Urban Rural Development in an article published on its official website.
China will soon allow individual investors to open no more than three stock trading accounts for Shanghai-listed shares, after detecting growing new accounts with fake identities in recent months, according to well-connected industry sources.
Baidu Inc announced Tuesday that it will set up an independent venture capital firm to focus on investing in early-stage high-tech innovative projects related to artificial intelligence (AI), augmented reality and virtual reality.
Former British prime minister David Cameron, whose decision to hold a referendum on European Union membership resulted in a vote to leave, said on Monday he would resign as a Member of Parliament.
Hainan Airlines announced a notice on Tuesday, which banned passengers and crew from carrying Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 on board, either in carry-on bags or checked luggage.
A forum on low-carbon development was held recently in Taiyuan, Shanxi province, in order to share ideas about low-carbon development among participants from all over the world.
China FAW Group Corp will consolidate its historic Hongqi assets among its subsidiaries, the 21st Century Business Herald reported on Tuesday.
Participants attend the fish auction at Dianchi Lake in Kunming, capital of southwest China's Yunnan Province on Sept. 13, 2016.
Boeing Co said on Tuesday that Chinese airlines are predicted to purchase 6,810 airplanes valued at $1.025 trillion in the next two decades.
China will increase cooperation with Mongolia and Russia in trade and infrastructure construction, according to an outline of the plan for the China-Mongolia-Russia economic corridor that was revealed.
A village in Zhejiang's celebrated Wuzhen water town has been reinvented as a tourism attraction that proffers a pastoral charm. Yang Feiyue explores this rural retreat.
GAC Motor Ltd－the Guangzhou-based carmaker focusing on research and development of Chinese homegrown vehicles－will expand its annual output capacity to one million vehicles by 2020.
Twelve years ago, 14-year-old John Randolph Thornton was sent to China for a year's study by his father, John Thornton, a banker and a visiting professor at Tsinghua University.
The former top official of Hubei province, Li Hongzhong, has been appointed to lead the northern port city of Tianjina move that experts said could push forward the anti-graft effort after the municipality's former top official was put under probe.
China continued its economic impetus last month, with better-than-expected results recorded in several major indicators, according to government data.
Shanghai police said on Tuesday that two financing firms, Jinlu Financial Advisors and Dangtiancaifu, are under investigation for illegally siphoning off public savings.
Roberto Vargas, sales director of Agricola Norsur, a fruit supplier in Peru, made his first visit to the Chinese mainland in the hope of increasing the export of mandarins and blueberries to China.
Wang Xin, former CEO of Shenzhen QVOD Technology Co Ltd, and three other executives were convicted of spreading pornography for profit and were sentenced Tuesday to up to three and a half years in prison, a Beijing court said.
Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd, the world's biggest bank by assets, is to appoint a new president from within its own ranks－ending four months of speculation about who would fill the vacancy for the top job at the banking giant.
China will become the first trillion-dollar aviation market in Boeing's forecast as the manufacturer projects demand for 6,810 new airplanes in the country over the next 20 years at a cost of $1.025 trillion.
Multinational company CEOs remain very eager to participate in China's growth and development, according to the organizer of Fortune Global Forum.
Chinese mosquito net makers have reported some 20 percent rise in export volumes on the back of Zika virus concerns in some parts of the Americas, Africa and Asia.
Cecilia Lindqvist, who was in Beijing to receive the Special Book Award of China, speaks of her love for written Chinese characters, the guqin and experiences on the mainland.
Positive signs have emerged concerning China's economic growth in the first eight months of the year thanks to the robust growth in the housing market, but the divergent growth paths in different cities need to be further addressed.
Princeton was ranked the best U.S. university for a sixth straight year, followed by Harvard, according to the annual U.S. News & World Report 2017 Best Colleges Rankings issued Tuesday.
Boeing Co said on Tuesday that China is now the most dynamic market for international flights, and it is very positive about the outlook for the growth of China's long-haul market
A total of 20 provinces and municipalities have issued detailed household registration policies for the people who have failed to register their household legally, according to a report by Chinanews.com.
Baidu Inc said on Tuesday that it has launched its first venture capital firm focusing on artificial intelligence－the Chinese online search behemoth's latest effort to stake out a spot in the burgeoning technology field.
China will support Peru in hosting the upcoming Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders' Meeting, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday.
At the Rio Paralympic Games on Monday, four participants with partial disabilities proved that, when it comes to running, they are in no way inferior to other athletes.
A leading Chinese military expert is suggesting the ongoing naval drills between China and Russia are a sign of the mutual trust which has been building up between the Chinese and Russian militaries over the past few years.
China's top oceanic authority urged provincial governments to better protect Northeast China's severely polluted Bohai Sea via new legislation, media reported Monday.
China and Russia started a joint naval drill off Guangdong Province in the South China Sea on Tuesday.
China and Russia pledged to strengthen security cooperation as a meeting on law-enforcement and security cooperation was held Tuesday in Beijing.
Chinese embassies are facing a growing number of threats, as the country's international role becomes more prominent and China's social conflicts escalate because of domestic reforms.
According to media report, the Japanese Government is promoting the sale of weapons worth 1.6 billion U.S. dollars to India. Japan will lower the prices as much as possible in exchange for strengthened cooperation in defense and security and to encourage India to become more involved on the South China Sea issue.
China's top graft buster is stepping up the fight against holiday corruption with a website allowing the public to report mooncake-related abuses on Tuesday, as China gets ready to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival on Thursday.
Central China's Henan Province announced its first Zika case on Tuesday, with the patient described to be in stable condition, according to local health authorities.
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday conferred flags to joint logistics units as the Central Military Commission (CMC) established a joint logistics support force.