The Consumer Confidence Index for China reached 112 points in 2017, an increase of 6 points compared with 2016, according to a report by Nielsen Group released on Tuesday.
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).
China's foreign exchange regulator will support "capable and qualified" businesses to invest overseas this year to advance cross-border investment.
Apple Inc., the United States tech giant, will build a data center in Ulanqab City in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, after its first data center in southwestern Guizhou Province, the local government has announced.
Chinese stocks tumbled on Tuesday following an intensified global market rout, but equity analysts said they remained positive on the mid-and long-term market prospects given China's resilient economic fundamentals.
The domestic tourism market is expecting a boom during the Spring Festival break, with 385 million domestic trips anticipated, up by 12 percent from a year earlier, senior officials said on Tuesday.
China launched its first ground-based midcourse missile defense interception test in four years on Monday, a move experts said would further improve China's long-range missile defense capability during wartime.
A wanted suspect was recently returned to China from overseas as the campaign to capture economic fugitives continues, according to the Ministry of Public Security.
The 2018 U.S. nuclear posture review (NPR) has drawn almost universal condemnation, as it redirects the United States toward a path of nuclear expansion.
Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, has called for multiparty cooperation to better meet the needs of the new era of Socialism with Chinese Characteristics.
Public use of passenger drones, also known as drone taxis, has yet to become a reality and fully depends on improvements in technological innovation and implementation of supportive policies, according to an industry insider.
The private U.S. space flight company SpaceX on Tuesday launched the world's most powerful operational rocket into space in a much-hyped demonstration mission deemed to have the potential to bring a revolution in the space industry.
As U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence kicked off his East Asia trip on Tuesday, "ice-breaking" talks with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea are expected.
The principal section of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge is officially ready for operation as the project's management authority finished a preliminary check of the project on Tuesday.
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday attended a gathering in Beijing and extended Lunar New Year greetings to leaders from non-Communist parties and the All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce (ACFIC), and personages without party affiliation.
UN Representatives in Syria called for a month-long immediate cessation of hostilities to enable the delivery of humanitarian aid and evacuation of the critically sick and wounded, said a statement on Tuesday.
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday urged the government of the Maldives to lift the state of emergency and guarantee the safety of the people of the island nation.
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) will work with Malaysia, one of the founding members, to seek ways to support infrastructure development in the ASEAN region, said the bank's president Jin Liqun on Tuesday.
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday attended a gathering in Beijing and extended lunar New Year greetings to leaders from non-Communist parties, the All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce and those without party affiliation.
The Russian Central Elections Commission (CEC) registered on Tuesday incumbent President Vladimir Putin as a candidate for the upcoming presidential election, said the commission's head Ella Pamfilova.
The Alzheimer's disease could be spotted seven years before symptoms first appear with a memory test, researchers from Britain's University College London (UCL) found recently.
As a weak cold front continues to hit north China, southern regions will expect rising temperatures, the National Meteorological Center (NMC) said Tuesday.
People in 11 provinces and cities spend over 5,000 yuan ($795.8) on maintaining their social obligations each year in China, according to a report released by the Center for Chinese Rural Studies of Central China Normal University.
About 74.5 percent of Chinese have been through breakups with their partners, according to a survey in the China Youth Daily Tuesday.
An ancient tomb with a special drainage system and a fresco has been discovered in northeast China's Liaoning Province, local archaeological authorities said Tuesday.
Lee Hee-beom, the president of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games organizing committee (POCOG), said on Tuesday that the host country is ready to present an exciting Games to the world featuring friendly competition and communicating a message of peace.
China has started publishing the world's first big data journal on earth sciences, the Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth under the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) said Tuesday.
Chinese cultural troupes on Monday staged colorful performances to celebrate the Spring Festival -- the Chinese Lunar New Year, at the National Theater of Ethiopia.
China will probably receive $14 billion of capital within the next 3 years, being the top recipient for real estate private equity capital in Asia Pacific, research from international real estate service provider CBRE showed.
China's population will not see a drastic decline in the next few decades, according to the top health authority on Monday.
The 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games will kick off here on Feb. 9.
LG officially confirmed it has quit the Chinese smartphone market where the mobile division has suffered great losses, due to fierce rivalry from local brands, such as Huawei, OPPO, vivo and Xiaomi.
A fund with up to 3 billion yuan ($480 million) in bag was launched by Chinese companies to invest in European medium-sized manufacturers during British Prime Minister Theresa May's visit to Shanghai on Feb 2.
Maldives police and security forces keep order in Male, Maldives, Feb. 5, 2018.
A 280-member delegation of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), including cheerleaders and demonstrators of Taekwondo, a traditional Korean martial art, will come to South Korea via land route Wednesday for the 23rd Winter Olympics, Seoul's unification ministry said Tuesday.
The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge, the world's longest cross-sea project, has passed inspection and is ready for traffic, officials said.
Villagers transport goods with mules on a switchback mountain road in Gulu Village, Hanyuan County, Southwest China’s Sichuan Province, Feb. 5, 2018.
The Academy and Salon exhibition, now on at the National Museum of China, claims a rare opportunity for the Chinese audience to see works from the collections of two important French institutions.
Hu Liancai, an inheritor of dough figurine shows skills of making sculptures at Shenyang Provincial Museum on Tuesday.
The Chinese Consulate-General in Karachi, Pakistan confirmed on Tuesday that the Chinese national killed by an unidentified attacker in a Karachi park on Monday was an employee of an affiliate of China's COSCO Shipping Lines in Pakistan.
Railway police of Henan's capital, Zhengzhou, have taken the lead nationwide in employing picture-matching glasses to identify criminals and the use of other people's ID cards for the 2018 Spring Festival travel rush.
A man rides his horse in a thermal spring at temperatures around 40 degrees centigrade in the village of Budakli in Bitlis, Turkey, Jan. 28, 2018.
The officers of the Peshmerga - Kurdish military forces - graduate from the Zakho military academy in Zakho town, Dohuk, in the Kurdistan Region in Iraq, Jan. 30, 2018.
Drivers of the machines have devoted nearly their whole life into the work, keeping loving their job and concentrating in accomplishing their mission.
China launched a ground-based midcourse missile interception test on Monday, the Defense Ministry said on Tuesday.
A group of artists from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) was scheduled to arrive in South Korea later Tuesday to do the performances celebrating the South Korea-hosted Winter Olympics, Seoul's unification ministry said.
Workers here spare no efforts to maintain high-speed trains to guarantee transportation safety during the Spring Festival travel rush.
Leading power generator China Guodian Corporation has signed a merger contract with China Energy Corporation to become the country's largest company in the coal and power sectors, according to company announcements filed to the Shanghai Stock Exchange.
"You don't have time to deal with fear. You let fear take over, you cannot discharge your duty," Adam Roberts, a bomb disposal expert from Hong Kong said to the media on Monday.
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 battle between China's top two internet heavyweights has reached a new high, with Tencent Holdings Ltd making an intensified push into the offline retail market, where its arch rival Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has an established presence.
India test-fired a new short-range nuclear capable Agni-I ballistic missile in its eastern state of Odisha Tuesday, local media reported.
The China National Traditional Orchestra enchanted a Hungarian audience here Monday night with its Grand Chinese New Year concert.
About two-thirds of travellers in China said they would choose to stay at bed and breakfasts or home-style guesthouses while travelling, according to a survey released by the China Youth Daily on Tuesday.
China on Tuesday announced the success of a mid-course land-based missile interception test, which experts believe shows the maturity of the means and capability in intercepting enemy missiles.
Three lost adjoining ancient cities are helping to clear up mysteries surrounding the Xiongnu, the bellicose Mongolian nomads of 2,000 years ago who disappeared from history about 453 AD.
Members of Japan's Ground Self-Defense Force carry out a piece of wreckage a day after a helicopter crashed in the area in Kanzaki, Saga prefecture on February 6, 2018.
Global sales of smartphones declined in the fourth quarter of 2017 due in part to lagging demand in China.
Privately owned Okay Airways is inviting foreign airlines to take a stake as it prepares for a possible stock market listing in the Chinese mainland between 2020 and 2021.
Two crew members aboard a Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force (GSDF) attack helicopter are feared dead as the chopper crashed into a residential area Monday and set a house ablaze in Saga Prefecture, southwestern Japan.
A major LEGO exhibition, made up entirely from Lego with 10 million pieces and containing notable creations, is held at Warsaw National Stadium from Jan. 29 to March 25.
The China Pakistan Economic Corridor not only entails greater connectivity between China and Pakistan but will also benefit the region, a senior Pakistani minister said on Monday in Beijing.
Leshi Internet said about 5.62 billion yuan ($890 million) of its debt falls due by the end of this year, almost two-thirds of the company's total loans and liabilities, sending its shares down for a ninth day.
Four people were killed in a 53-vehicle pileup on the Kunming-Chuxiong highway, Yunnan province, at 6:10 am on Monday.
A drug trafficker and self-proclaimed police killer who escaped from prison in Yunnan province last year has been sentenced to life with no chance of parole, according to court documents released on Monday.
Nokia and China Unicom are to deploy a cloud-native core network based on Nokia's AirGile technology in seven Chinese provinces, US-based globenewswire.com said Monday.
SpaceX is set to launch its long-awaited Falcon Heavy rocket — described as “the most powerful operational rocket in the world by a factor of two” —from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, Feb. 6, 2018, with a 2.5-hour launch window.
New Year goods, an indispensable part for Chinese during the Spring Festival, is believed to be the carrier for luck and fortune in a brand new year.
The once roaring Hukou waterfalls on the middle reaches of the Yellow River, China's second longest waterway, have fallen silent this winter, as the flow has been covered by thick ice.
Demand for European luxury goods is expected to continue in China, but in a more rational way, due to the ongoing efforts by the central government to curb capital outflows, industry experts said.
A national supervisory commission is expected to be established at the first session of the 13th National People's Congress in March, increasing the powers of graft-busters to go after corruption.
More foreign carmakers are starting to show an appetite for China's growing new-energy vehicle market, but experts warned that their expansion in this segment may face a bumpy road as the sector's growth is strongly influenced by government policies.
Eight people were killed during a gas pipeline leak at an ironworks in Shaoguan, Guangdong province, on Monday morning, according to a statement released by the city government on Monday afternoon.
Experts said that an unexpected loss reported by Zhangzidao Group Co, an aquatic products company, reflected a "normal phenomenon" in the highly risky aquaculture industry.
An artist’s impression shows the TRAPPIST-1 star, an ultra-cool dwarf, has seven Earth-size planets orbiting it.
Chinese police have arrested more than 200 people suspected of illegally deleting posts and sensationalizing events on the internet since a national campaign started in May 2017.
A number of listed Chinese firms were praised on Monday by the Shanghai Stock Exchange for yielding "long-term high dividends" for their investors, news website sina.com reported.
China’s Foreign Ministry has urged tourists in the Maldives, a popular destination among Chinese travelers during the Spring Festival holiday, to stay vigilant about personal security as political tensions on the island nation continue to intensify.
Workers maintain Beipan River Bridge at the border area of Guanling Autonomous County and Qinglong County in Southwest China’s Guizhou Province, Feb. 4, 2018.
Traveling in a self-driving vehicle at 150 kilometers per hour along an intelligent highway－which itself offers automatic charging and toll-paying functionality on the go－will no longer be a sci-fi concept in China in a few short years.
A painting competition called “JOY IN BOTTLE” was held in Chongqing from Feb. 1 to 4, attracting more than 20 teams from China and abroad.
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank will further enhance cooperation with the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in boosting the Belt and Road Initiative, AIIB President Jin Liqun said on Saturday.
A herd of wild Asian elephants attacked two patrollers with the local forestry department in Yunnan province on Saturday, leaving one dead and the other injured.
Qingdao, a coastal city in Shandong province, plans to hire foreign employees in government departments and public institutions starting this year, marking a major breakthrough in China's government personnel recruitment and overseas talent initiative.
Hong Kong has long been known as a dynamic hub for global finance, ranked alongside Shanghai, Shenzhen, Singapore, Tokyo and New York as a capital of the traditional monetary sector.
China is likely to displace Britain as the world's second largest wine consumer, in terms of value, by 2021, according to research from Vinexpo, one of the largest exhibitions for wine and spirits professionals globally, and the UK-based International Wine and Spirit Research.
During the past week, a number of ministries, including the Ministry of Civil Affairs and the National Health and Family Planning Commission, have answered concerns from the public and introduced policies on a wide variety of issues.
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea confirmed on Monday that it will send a delegation led by its head of state to the Republic of Korea for Friday's opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang amid what has been a joint reconciliation effort by the two countries.
China's first special economic zone, Shenzhen, may have surpassed Hong Kong and Guangzhou in terms of GDP thanks to its creativity and favorable policies.
The British government has indicated a policy change over its approach to Britain's exit from the European Union, after sources close to the prime minister's office rejected the prospect of Britain being part of any future customs union.
Hainan Airlines, China's largest private airline, will launch direct flights between China and Mexico from March 21. It will also become the first Chinese carrier to operate nonstop flights between China and Latin America.
Born in the 1950s, Zhu Dexiang creates microscopic carvings in Longli county, Southwest China's Guizhou Province. Every piece of his work takes much time and has to be engraved with the help of powerful microscopes.
The nation's top economic regulator signed an MoU with South Korea's tech behemoth Samsung Electronics Co Ltd for further cooperation, a month after it spoke to the company on chip price surge causing the government particular concern.
China is eyeing more overseas opportunities for its offshore drilling and completion technologies at high-temperature and high-pressure gas fields, according to the nation's largest producer of offshore oil and gas, China National Offshore Oil Corp.
U.S. aerospace leader Boeing Company Monday rolled out its first and longest-range 737 MAX 7 aircraft at its factory in Washington state on the U.S. west coast.
A tubby Siberian tiger lolls around at a zoo in Shenyang City, the capital of Northeast China’s Liaoning Province, Feb. 5, 2018. Siberian tiger is one of the world's most endangered species, predominantly resident in northeast China and eastern Russia.
The eastern Chinese city of Suzhou added 24 Taiwan-funded listed companies in 2017, the highest for a city on the Chinese mainland, local authorities said Monday.
Yang Shu’an (L), deputy head of Chinese delegation, arrives at the athletes' village in Pyeongchang, South Korea for the upcoming Winter Olympics, Feb. 5, 2018.
The central government will guarantee funds needed for an ambitious rural vitalization campaign through direct investment and preferential policies to help raise capital, senior officials said.
Taiwan Power Co. (Taipower) said Monday that it had applied to Taiwan's atomic energy authority to restart the second reactor at the No. 2 nuclear power plant, which has been shut down for about 600 days.
China's central bank has said it will tighten regulations on domestic investor participating in overseas transactions of initial coin offerings (ICOs) and virtual currency as risks in the sector are high.
China will review anti-dumping duties levied on potato starch imported from the EU, which are due to expire on Tuesday, the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) announced on Monday.
The nation will consider transferring State-owned assets into preferred stock and the State special share management system, a senior official said.
American researchers have identified a protein in mice eggs that is proved crucial to fertility, lending a new clue to unexplained causes of female infertility since humans also have the same protein.