Over 100 art pieces showcasing French people and scenery between the 19th and 20th centuries are on exhibit at the National Museum of China through May 6.
China consumed a total of 1089.07 tons of gold in 2017, up nearly 10% from a year ago, according to statistics released by the China Gold Association (CGA) on Feb. 1.
Neuroscientists recently identified "anxiety cells" in the brains of mice, a finding that could help with the treatment of humans suffering anxiety disorders in the future.
British Prime Minister Theresa May attends the China-UK Business Forum in Shanghai, east China, Feb. 2, 2018.
Russia is celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Soviet Union's victory in the Battle of Stalingrad with a series of events in the southern city of Volgograd.
A university psychology researcher in Beijing attributes the psychological disorder he has suffered since childhood to his controlling parents and vows to break his kinship ties with them, whom he has not spoken to for 6 years.
Denmark is the first country in the world to elevate technology's status to a foreign policy priority by establishing a diplomatic platform and presence to promote this agenda across the globe.
The Chinese Basketball Association has announced Ctrip as its official partner for the 2017-18 season in a deal that will see them jointly develop products combining travel and basketball.
Former sprinter Zhang Peimeng took a first step toward fulfilling a tremendous Olympic dream by joining China's national skeleton team, hoping to secure a ticket to the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games.
Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU) announced today that it would build a new campus in Taicang City of Jiangsu Province.
A miniature sculpture made by Zhu Dexiang viewed under a magnifying glass in Longli County, Southwest China’s Guizhou Province, Jan. 29, 2018.
Chinese President Xi Jinping's special envoy Han Zheng will attend the opening ceremony of the 23rd Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, the Republic of Korea (ROK) on Feb. 9.
A legless old man competing at the National Ice Climbing Championship held in Fangshan district of Beijing on Jan 14 has drawn much attention.
Three pandas play-fight on a set of tree trunks at Chongqing Zoo.
The Volvo Ocean Race fleet received a warm welcome in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, on Thursday, the first time it has stopped in the Chinese mainland.
The county saw two snowfalls at the end of January, turning the snow-covered terraces, roads and tea plantations into a black-and-white painting-like scene characterized by zigzagging lines.
Police dogs demonstrated various skills in front of visitors at a training base in Heihe, Northeast China's Heilongjiang province.
Consumption has remained the primary force driving China's economic growth in the past four years, with its growth rate 3.2 percentage points higher than GDP on average.
Shanghai General Station of Immigration Inspection now provides passengers using automated border control lanes with self-service exit-entry travel record statements free of charge, without needing an additional exit or entry stamp.
A four-year-old dog whose task is to sniff out illegal goods at Shanghai Pudong Airport demonstrated its mathematical ability by giving the correct answers in barks to questions like, six divided by three, ten minus seven, one plus three etc.
An exhibition on the cultural exchange between China and Italy between the 13th and 16th centuries has opened at the Hunan Museum in Changsha, Hunan Province.
Pandas, China's iconic native bear, are in fact extremely dangerous, with many keepers harmed while on the job.
The diary of a foreign daughter-in-law during Spring Festival said that China's railway system was very good.
Winter swimming lovers broke the ice and kept on training.
Hainan, an island province in southern China, established its first marine animal rescue and breeding center on Thursday.
China's online network shows like Running Man, Go Fighting and Chinese Restaurant are instantly recognizable as diluted imitations of a lively entertainment scene that thrives across the Yellow Sea, south of Korean Peninsula.
China's state energy giant State Power Investment Corporation (SPIC) posted revenue growth last year.
A total of 85 people received prison terms from one year to 13 years for telecom fraud in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, a local court said Friday.
The Asia-Pacific region will strive to complete a seamless air traffic control plan among its countries and regions by 2022, senior executives from the aviation industry said at a press conference on Thursday in Beijing.
China has made steady progress in advancing mixed-ownership reform among state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in a bid to enhance competitiveness and improve financial performance.
The first trial 5G base station in central China's Hubei Province opened Thursday in the provincial capital Wuhan.
A total of 881 people in China died and 98 others went missing in natural disasters in 2017, including floods, typhoons, droughts and earthquakes, the Ministry of Civil Affairs said Thursday.
Equipment manufacturing has surpassed iron and steel to become the pillar industry of north China's Hebei Province, amid its fight against overcapacity and pollution, authorities have said.
Several wild leopard cats have been spotted in the downtown area of Shenzhen City since May. The arrival of the animals was a surprise for local residents, but also a cause of concern.
British business leaders said the UK is eyeing closer cooperation with China on the Belt and Road Initiative, especially in the finance and professional services sectors.
China's maternal mortality rate contracted to 19.6 per 100,000 in 2017 from 19.9 per 100,000 the previous year, the National Health and Family Planning Commission said Thursday.
China's OPPO Electronics Corp announced that it would launch its flagship handset R11 in Japan next week, a move that experts said represents an emerging trend of Chinese smartphone manufacturers seeking more advanced markets.
Xiamen Airlines signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with GE Thursday, to further strengthen strategic cooperation.
Shenzhen-listed Zhangzidao Group Co, an aquatic products company, said Thursday that it will improve analysis of its inventories and improve its information disclosures.
Shenzhen, a southeast China metropolis that borders Hong Kong, imported the largest amount of fruit nationwide in 2017 with a share of over 40 percent.
Could humans be freed from cancer? A recent experiment that successfully eliminated tumors in mice may bring a ray of hope.
China's top internet watchdog released a regulation on Friday, ordering micro blog operators to take more responsibility to ensure the safety of online information.
The stock ownership plan for eligible employees will be expanded to more State-owned enterprises or SOEs, Economic Information Daily reported Friday.
The government of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) said on Thursday that it has a duty to ensure all elections in Hong Kong are conducted in accordance with the Basic Law and relevant electoral laws.
China-based dietary supplements company BY-Health announced on Wednesday it agreed to take over Australian probiotics maker Life-Space Group for A$690 million ($861.88 million).
Hong Kong's value of total retail sales in 2017 rose 2.2 percent from a year earlier to 446.1 billion HK dollars (57.19 billion U.S. dollars), the first growth since 2014.
The U.S. Consulate General in Wuhan, Hubei province, has thanked a policewoman with the Wuhan Municipal Public Security Bureau for helping with the emergency drills at a local international school.
The search is on to find Red Panda's missing unicycle.
Art lovers from the Zhongyuan Oil Field in Puyang city of Henan Province showcase their stone paintings. Images of dogs become alive on the stones, designed to welcome the upcoming Year of the Dog.
China's top political advisory body held a Spring Festival reception for the widows of late renowned figures Thursday.
The remains of 20 Chinese soldiers killed in the 1950-53 Korean War will be returned to China from the Republic of Korea (ROK) on March 28, 2018, according to the Ministry of Civil Affairs Thursday.
Chinese traffic authority said Thursday that it would provide traffic information via map app Amap to ensure smooth passenger journeys during upcoming Spring Festival holiday.
Chinese scientists are celebrating a breakthrough in infertility treatment that enables young women with damaged reproductive organs to have children.
No casualties have been reported in an office building fire in Zhengzhou, capital of central China's Henan Province, and the flames have been put out, according to local authorities.
A Chinese gastronomic cultural festival kicked off in Istanbul on Thursday evening, the first in a series of events to mark the 2018 Happy Chinese New Year celebrations in Turkey.
Art student Tomas Kleiner brushes his teeth in a diving container in Duesseldorf, Germany, Jan. 31, 2018.
People visit lanterns during a lantern fair at Yuyuan Garden in east China's Shanghai Municipality, Feb. 1, 2018.
Nokia reported better-than-expected fourth-quarter profits on Thursday, boosted by a one-off patent payment from China's Huawei, but said its network business was set for another year of decline, despite promising North American sales.
China's manufacturing sector sustained growth at multi-month highs in January, a private business survey showed on Thursday, as factories continued to raise output to meet new orders, suggesting resilience in the world's second-largest economy.
A mini-van plowed into pedestrians in downtown Shanghai on Friday morning, leaving the driver and 17 pedestrians hospitalized.
Chinese apps have gained traction in the Belt and Road regions as more app developers have ventured into the growing mobile app market.
Zhu Jiusheng, the new president of Chinese real estate developer Vanke Co Ltd, on Thursday made his debut at a news conference in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, replacing Yu Liang, who will leave the position after 18 years of service.
About 950 miners were trapped underground at a gold mine after a power failure in the Northern Free State in South Africa on Thursday, the mine's owner said. "We have got 955 employees still underground, they are in a confined and safe area, it's the shaft waiting area (and) there is ventilation," James Wellsted, spokesman for Sibanye-Stillwater, told local media.
Japanese vehicle manufacturer Nissan shows off self-parking slippers, using a special version of Nissan’s ProPILOT Park autonomous parking technology, in Yokohama, Japan, Feb. 1, 2018.
PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics is scheduled to take place from 9 to 25 February in Pyeongchang County, South Korea.
Six crew members fell into water as a cargo vessel capsized Thursday in the Yangtze River in central China's Hubei Province, authorities said Friday.
Eighteen people were injured, three seriously, after a minivan crashed into pedestrians in downtown Shanghai on Friday morning, local authorities said.
Fidel Castro Diaz-Balart, the eldest son of late Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro, took his own life Thursday morning after being treated for depression for months, an official release said.
The Indian Navy's third domestically manufactured Scorpene class submarine launched Wednesday cannot compare for quality and quantity with the rapidly upgrading Chinese navy.
ZhongAn Insurance Co Ltd, China's first internet insurance company, announced Wednesday its strategic move to use big data technology to promote the auto insurance industry's ecosystem.
Beijing police busted 80 pickpocket gangs last year and detained nearly 900 suspects, the capital's public security authority said in a statement on Thursday.
China is making plans to retrieve or remove oil carried by the sunken tanker Sanchi and is working with relevant parties to investigate the accident, according to the Ministry of Transport.
Zhou is charged with illegal possession of a handgun, possession of a controlled substance identified as crystal methamphetamine and driving while using a cellphone.
Thrill-seekers ride from the UAE’s highest mountain as they try out a new zip line, on the peak of Jebel Jais mountain, Jan. 31, 2018.
China's securities regulator has pledged to reform rules covering initial public offerings to foster the development of innovative and technological companies, and to better serve the country's economic growth.
By the end of last year, direct flights have connected the Chinese mainland and 40 countries and regions involved in the Belt and Road Initiative. The air transport capacity reached 33 million seats in total, a 21.1 percent increase year-on-year, according to a newly released report.
Shanghai will implement a slew of measures to improve the quality of care for its citizens this year, among which is the addition of 7,000 beds to State-run nursing homes and 80 day care centers.
China's share of global brand value increased from 3 percent to 15 percent in the past decade, with ICBC emerging as the most valuable Chinese brand, according to a new report.
British Prime Minister Theresa May visits the Palace Museum, or the Forbidden City, in Beijing, capital of China, Feb. 1, 2018.
A total of 34 self-service printing devices for exit-entry administration records were on Feb 1 put into service at the city’s aviation and maritime hubs.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday announced the list of official delegates to attend the opening ceremony and events of the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games in South Korea.
China and the United Kingdom are sealing business deals worth up to 9 billion pounds ($12.75 billion or 80.7 billion yuan) during British Prime Minister Theresa May's visit, the Ministry of Commerce said on Thursday.
Xiaozhu.com, a booking website for daily rental and short-term rooms, released a report about the house sharing market based on the data from 250,000 residences in 384 domestic cities and 100 overseas destinations.
A thrill-seeker rides from the UAE’s highest mountain as he tries out a new zip line, on the peak of Jebel Jais mountain, 25 kilometers north east of Ras al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates, Jan. 31, 2018.
Tencent Music Entertainment Group, the music arm of Tencent Holdings, on Wednesday announced jointly with Sony Music Entertainment plans to set up a new music label, a first for Tencent.
App developers from China are targeting markets linked to the Belt and Road Initiative's vision, as they seek to expand their presence and create new momentum globally, a new report said on Thursday.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Thursday upheld the appeals from 28 Russian athletes who were given lifetime Olympic bans for doping violations.
The eldest son of Fidel Castro, Fidel Castro Diaz-Balart, 68, committed suicide on Thursday after battling with depression, Cuban state-run media reported.
Domestic e-commerce firms are taking their globalization drive one step further by adding more British brands onto their platforms to tap growing middle income earners with fondness for quality foreign brands.
Horse culture may have been an prominent part of farming and warfare here in ancient times, but that has so far failed to translate into Chinese success on the equestrian stage.
Domestic e-commerce company JD.com Inc (JD) aims to embed artificial intelligence (AI) in its logistics and supply chain so vendors can use its big data to make better decisions.
If he makes it, Zhang will be the first Chinese athlete to compete in both a Summer and Winter Games.
Polar bears, already struggling as climate change melts Arctic sea ice, need more food to survive than previously thought, U.S. researchers said Thursday.
China's refined oil products may see demand rise by 3 percent in 2018, according to an industry report by oil and gas giant Sinopec.
A netizen shows that no matter how he moves his hand, his pet bird's head stays mostly immovable.
An international team of astronomers have determined Centaurus A, a massive elliptical galaxy 13 million light-years from Earth, is accompanied by a number of dwarf satellite galaxies in a narrow disk.
UK companies operating in China are witnessing "a golden era," with their businesses bolstered by policy support such as the opening-up of financial markets and the government agenda of Healthy China 2030.
U.S. top hi-tech leader Apple said Thursday that it has achieved an all-time high revenue for its fiscal fourth quarter ended Sept. 30, 2017, with an increase of 12 percent.
The head of a criminal gang that abducted and trafficked children was sentenced to death with a two-year reprieve in Guangdong's southwestern coastal city of Maoming.
The nation will accelerate the development of world-class urban clusters, in an effort to address issues such as overcrowded large cities and the unbalanced allocation of public resources among big and smaller cities, urban planning officials and experts said on Thursday.
Local residents participated in a series of traditional activities here Thursday, to welcome the Chinese Lunar New Year, which falls on Feb. 16 this year.
Mo Huanjing, a nanny accused of setting a fire and causing the death of her female employer and the employer's three children, stood trial at Hangzhou Intermediate People's Court, Zhejiang province, on Thursday.
Improved business ties－supported by factors such as the development of the Belt and Road Initiative, simplified visa procedures and better aviation services－will further stimulate people-to-people exchanges and tourism between China and the United Kingdom over the next decade, according to experts.
he 2018 Spring Festival travel rush, known as the Chunyun, started on Thursday and will last till March 12. About 2.98 billion trips are expected to be made during the Chunyun. The Spring Festival, or Chinese Lunar New Year, falls on Feb. 16 this year.
The family of a worker who fell to his death while installing a billboard－after urban patrol officers removed his ladder－has no plans to sue the city government, a source close to the matter said.