China's securities regulator has rolled out new rules to fast-track issuances of stocks and bonds by companies registered in impoverished regions.
Mroe than half of Chinese savers believe property prices are currently “too high to accept,” according to a quarterly survey by the central bank.
With the race between U.S. Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and her Republican rival Donald Trump running neck and neck, the upcoming presidential debates could determine who will clinch the White House.
China claimed two marathon victories on Sunday's last day of the Rio Paralympics to take their final gold medal haul to 107.
China’s civil aviation regulator yesterday “blacklisted” a senior official of Joy General Aviation after its seaplane crashed in Jinshan District in July killing five people.
Shanghai’s flood prevention authority issued a flood alert over the weekend as water levels on the Huangpu River exceeded warning levels.
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Canadian media found an increasing number of listed international students, most of whom are Chinese students, buy expensive houses in Vancouver through mortgage. The media caution about the possible loophole for such international investment.
A man who vandalized a dozen scenic rocks in suburban Beijing apologized and started to remove the graffiti on Saturday. The apology was accepted by the local area managers.
Prosecutors have charged three former vice-ministerial officials for taking huge bribes, one of them the brother of Ling Jihua, a corrupt former State-level leader, the top procuratorate announced on Sunday.
A delegation of national political advisors from Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR), headed by former chief executive Edmund Ho Hau Wah, has discussed possible cooperation fields with officials in southwestern Yunnan Province.
Water and power supplies are yet to be fully restored to southeast China's Fujian Province after it was hit hard by super Typhoon Meranti last week.
Residents of Shanghai and Beijing are most capable of identifying telecom fraud, with mobile phone users taking only about 18 seconds to see through calls from scammers.
During the on-going London Fashion Week, Chinese indigenous designer Yu Ge will present her collection ANNDERSTAND in the Fashion Scout in London on Sunday.
Britain's Ministry of Defense (MOD) confirmed Sunday it is finalizing a contract worth almost 40 million U.S. dollars to develop the country's first laser weapons for military use.
The Chinese and Russian navies staged a mission to seize an island on Sunday as part of an eight-day exercise in the South China Sea.
New York City will deploy "bigger than ever" police presence during the upcoming UN General Assembly week after an explosion injured 29 on Saturday evening, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Sunday.
Chinese investors are now among the biggest property buyers in the United States, Canada, Australia and Japan. Spooked by continuous Chinese capital inflows into local realty.
Police in Xuanwei, Southwest China's Yunnan Province rescued six mentally disabled people from allegedly being forced to do heavy unpaid labor at a local brick factory, media reported Sunday.
Paralympians win more than 100 gold medals, far outpacing other countries
Senior Communist Party of China (CPC) leader Liu Yunshan on Sunday called for spreading scientific knowledge among the public to support China's drive to become a leading power in science and technology (S&T).
Gaming firms, real-estate companies and drug makers in China are chasing what they hope will be the country's next hot commodity: private health insurance.
Roughly one-third of Chinese TV series are never broadcast due to the overproduction of TV dramas, leading to massive corruption at television stations, which are bribed into overstocking series, media reported.
Top political advisor Yu Zhengsheng on Sunday met in Beijing with a delegation of county and city officials from Taiwan.
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The State Council on Sunday held a ceremony for 55 officials to pledge fidelity to the Constitution.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrived in New York on Sunday to attend the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly. After concluding his tour in New York, Li will leave for official visits to Canada and Cuba.
Prices for second-hand homes in Beijing skyrocketed during the Mid-Autumn Festival, caused by an increased number of buyers during the three-day holiday ended on Sunday.
Two years ago, a Chinese boy named Bao Dada became famous in Cambodia. The boy won the hearts of tens of thousands of Cambodian children by safeguarding justice with his intelligence and courage.
Weather forecasters issued an orange alert for waves and a yellow alert for storms on Sunday as Typhoon Malakas moved along the east coast of the Chinese mainland.
The global economic growth has been sluggish, but not the Chinese investors' shopping spree for assets worldwide. They are now eyeing the Japanese property market, especially bed-and-breakfast facilities.
About 1,000 Chinese people including Vice Premier Liu Yandong on Sunday gathered at a bell-tolling ceremony in Shenyang, Liaoning Province, to commemorate the 85th anniversary of the September 18 Incident.
U.S. electric carmaker Tesla Motors Inc, which was widely praised for its Autopilot, has been under fire for the same system since a Model S sedan crashed into a semi trailer that was crossing a Florida highway in May and killed the driver.
A preparatory panel set up to prepare for a new session of the Liaoning provincial legislature has convened in the northeast China province.
The destroyer flotilla, as part of the frontline group guarding the East China Sea, conducts regular patrol missions and provides strategic support in political and diplomatic disputes in the area.
The State Council, China's cabinet, has issued a plan on transforming Beijing into a national scientific and technological innovation hub.
China continued to cut its holdings in U.S. Treasury securities in July, which experts mainly attributed to preparations for the yuan's inclusion in the International Monetary Fund's Special Drawing Rights, effective October 1.
The People's Daily, the official newspaper of the Communist Party of China, has criticized the United States as the "source of turmoil in the world."
Premier Li Keqiang arrived at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York on Sept 18 to attend a series of high-level meetings of the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly at the invitation of United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
The navies of China and Russia on Sunday held coordinated three-dimensional island-seizing drills for the first time as part of the 2016 Sino-Russian joint military exercises.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrived in New York on Sunday to attend the 71st session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly.
Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong on Sunday struck a bell to commemorate the 85th anniversary of the "September 18 Incident" in Shenyang, Liaoning Province, northeast China.
Customs officials in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen seized more than 400 new iPhone 7 smuggled into the mainland from Hong Kong on the day of their release.
A video clip of a female on a glass skywalk in central China's Hunan Province being hit by falling stones is doing the rounds online.
Chinese prosecuting authorities have filed separate lawsuits against three former senior officials, including Ling Zhengce, Chen Chuanping and Sun Hongzhi, all are accused of accepting bribes.
An exhibition of the Xiling Seal Engraver's Society was held from at the International Art Center of San Francisco on Sept. 10. Ending on Sept. 20, the exhibition featured more than 100 masterpieces from the members of the society.
Tidal bores surge on the Qiantang River in Jiaxing City, East China's Zhejiang Province, Sept. 18, 2016.
The trial operation of a permanent shiplift on the Three Gorges Dam in central China's Hubei Province began Sunday.
Zhang Zhijun, the Chinese mainland's Taiwan affairs chief, on Sunday met in Beijing with a delegation of county and city officials from Taiwan.
On Sept. 18, 1931, Japanese troops blew up a section of the railway under their control near Shenyang, and then accused Chinese troops of sabotage as a pretext for attack.
Tourism authorities in the eastern Chinese city of Nanjing have made an initial inquiry into a travel agency after eight tourists were taken into custody in South Korea over a scuffle with restaurant staff in the island resort Jeju.
An ancient bridge collapses due to rising floodwaters in Yongchun County, East China’s Fujian Province, Sept. 15, 2016.
Home prices remain a major issue of public concern in China, with 53.7 percent of those surveyed by the central bank describing prices in the third quarter as "high and hard to accept."
Customers queue up to buy the newly released Apple iPhone 7 at an Apple store in Shanghai, Sept. 16, 2016.
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, on Sunday left for New York, to attend the 71st sessions of the United Nations General Assembly which is scheduled to be held between Sept. 19 to Sept. 26.
China's business people reported better operational conditions for the third quarter of 2016 and were more confident with the broader economy, said the central bank Sunday.
Two drones are being used to help monitor traffic flow and violators on highways in southwest China's Sichuan Province, according to the provincial public security department Sunday.
Tiangong-2, China's first space lab in a real sense, was successfully launched into space on Sept 15. A brain-computer interaction test system, developed by Tianjin University and installed in the lab, will conduct a series of experiments in space.
A woman dries tea at a village on Jingmai Mountain in Pu’er City, Southwest China’s Yunnan Province, Sept. 16, 2016.
Beijing has started erecting a large-scale flower terrace on Tiananmen Square to celebrate this year’s National Day on Oct. 1.
A decade ago when she was just 19, Feng Jiamei had the world at her feet. She travelled 250 kilometers from her hometown to Chengdu for a TV talent show.
A Children's Song, based on the true story of Chinese assistance to Jewish refugees during World War II, has recently garnered widespread attention in the West.
Wu Jianfeng, the groom, hugs his bride Jiang Xue while carrying a python at their wedding ceremony in Jilin City, Jilin Province, Sept. 16, 2016.
A participant cooks fish in a giant pot during a contest in Xichuan County, Central China’s Henan Province, Sept. 16, 2016.
A crocodile and its tamer perform during the presentation of the new show "The extreme arena" at the National Circus in Kiev, Ukraine, Sept. 15, 2016.
Women arrange cooked fish into a huge container during an attempt to enter the Guinness Book of World Records for the largest spicy fish plate in Sarafand, Lebanon, Sept. 16, 2016.
An athlete competes in the 2016 National Athletics Championships in Tianjin, Sept. 17, 2016.
Photo shows the dramatic natural beauty of Zhagana Mountain in Diebu County, northwest China's Gansu province.
A fully functioning solid gold toilet, made by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan, is going into public use at the Guggenheim Museum in New York on September 15, 2016.
Zhang Daqian has had a remarkable life, not the least in its longevity. He is a carpenter who experienced the horrors of war, survived, and now, at more than a century old, the 102-year-old reflects on a life rich in experience beyond the imagination of many.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang left Beijing on Sunday afternoon for attending the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly and official visits to Canada and Cuba, accompanied by his wife Cheng Hong.
The Three Gorges ship lift project on China's Yangtze River starts its trial run on Sunday, Sept. 18 in Yichang, Hubei province.
Public concern over the health and safety of "left-behind" children has risen once again after a girl fell to her death.
The cellphone photo taken on Sept. 17, 2016 shows policemen on duty near the site of an explosion in New York, the United States.
Paris on Monday sent a 1800-strong "incivility brigade" into the streets of the French capital to enforce fines for uncouth behaviour and the blight of rubbish, cigarette butts and dog mess.
The Hangzhou Danfeng Experimental Primary School innovatively prepares 12 "sleeping rooms" for each first and second-grade class, as well as pillows and blankets for each student.
China's potential economic growth rate in the next five years is expected to be in the range of 6.5-6.6 percent as long as China continues to advance structural reform to unleash growth impetus.
Chinese actress Liu Tao's wax statue was shown in the Beijing Madame Tussauds Wax Museum for the first time on Sept 16. The statue was made based on her role "Ni Huang" in the 2015 TV series Nirvana in Fire.
New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio said Saturday that there is "no evidence at this point of a terror connection" to an explosion in New York Saturday evening, in which twenty-nine people were injured.
A couple who forced their way onto a runway and delayed a flight on Wednesday after missing the last boarding call will be detained for five days, reported Beijing Youth Daily.
Participants run in a marathon held on terraced fields in Lianhe Township, Youxi County, East China’s Fujian Province, Sept. 17, 2016.
A man has promised to clean up the graffiti he wrote at 13 scenic spots in Beijing following online outcries.
In pursuing development, China crafted a plan according to its own needs, and this is the lesson Latin America should learn from the Asian giant, Costa Rica's former ambassador Marco Vinicio Ruiz told Xinhua.
Chinese basketball star Yi Jianlian, who signed to the Los Angeles Lakers last month, has said that he felt the pressure to be playing for such a famous NBA team but he would use it to his advantage.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will attend the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly and pay official visits to Canada and Cuba, during a trip on Sept. 18-28.
Fishing boats are docked at a port ahead of typhoon Malakas in Wenling City, East China’s Zhejiang Province, Sept. 17, 2016.
A total of 25 people have been injured in an explosion in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan on Saturday evening, and the cause of the blast is under investigation, the New York City Fire Department said.
Zhang Jinxing has spent the last 22 years in search of the Chinese Bigfoot, or yeren, in a nature reserve in the western part of Hubei.
Yi Jianlian of China smiles as he wears his Lakers' No. 11 jersey during his introduction at Lakers headquarters in El Segundo, Los Angeles, Sept. 16, 2016.
In its report, the Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd says technology and China's rapidly changing society are reshaping the career hopes of the so-called post 90's generation.
A total of 432 Yuju Opera artists and fans make a Guinness world record in Zhengzhou City, the capital of Central China’s Henan Province, Sept. 17, 2016.
A recent news story about a Huawei smartphone, which saved the life of a businessman who was shot by robbers in South Africa, was one of the most read on social media in China.
Participants take part in an extreme run "Bison race" near the town of Logoisk, Belarus, Sept. 17, 2016. The event is a race with various natural and artificial challenging obstacles.
China's Zhou Xia broke the world record to win gold in the women's 200m T35 at the Rio Paralympics on Saturday.
A Monotropa uniflora flower at a scenic spot in Xi’an City, the capital of Northwest China’s Shaanxi Province. Also known as the ghost plant, monotropa uniflora can grow in very dark environments since it is not dependent on sunlight.
China beat Spain 2-1 to claim gold in the table tennis class 9-10 team event at the Rio Paralympics on Saturday.
Photo taken on Sept. 17, 2016 shows the Juyanhai Lake in Ejin qi, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.
China fell less than half a second short of the world record as they took gold in the men's 4x100m medley 34 points at the Rio Paralympics on Saturday.
China's Dong Feixia defeated Germany's Marianne Buggenhagen to win gold in the women's discuss F55 final at the Rio Paralympics on Saturday.
One of Chile's ultra-premium winemakers is touring Asia with a star chef, and standing the traditional wine-dinner concept on its head
A pipe bomb exploded on Saturday along the route of a Marines charity run in the U.S. state of New Jersey in what U.S. authorities believed was a planned attack.
Zhou Hongzhuan set a new world record to win gold in the women's 800m T53 at the Rio Paralympics on Saturday.
China defeated Serbia in the final to win gold in the women's table tennis team classes 4-5 event at the Rio Paralympics on Saturday.
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