The boss of the United Kingdom-based charity Oxfam GB has apologized for downplaying abuse accusations leveled at his organization.
Chinese students studying at U.S. universities should pay more attention to their mental health conditions, a medical professor said Wednesday.
The number of deaths from a bus crash on Wednesday near Arequipa in southern Peru has climbed to 44.
A social media campaign to attract more Chinese visitors to the Scottish capital, Edinburgh, has been hailed a success with tourist numbers shooting up by 40 percent.
British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday said her recent visit to China has helped deepen the UK-China "Golden Era" relations.
China has shone in the latest list of the world's richest cities, thanks to the rapidly accumulated personal wealth in the country.
Ferry services resumed Thursday morning on the Qiongzhou Strait, a major gateway to China's southernmost island province of Hainan.
China became the eighth-largest importer of food and drink from the United Kingdom in 2017, according to new data that showed a growing Chinese appetite for British milk powder, salmon, whisky, and beer.
In the buzzing basement alleys of Beijing's Tai Koo Li shopping plaza, a newly opened shop measuring no more than 30 square meters has been attracting much attention of late.
Wai Wai Oo, a student from Myanmar, whips out her smartphone, and facing its screen, takes a selfie. Within seconds, BeautyPlus, a Chinese self-editing app on her phone, beautifies the image: face becomes slim, dark circles under her eyes disappear, and patches of rouge appear on her lips.
South Korea's unification ministry said Thursday that the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) will send its high-ranking delegation to the closing ceremony of the 23rd Winter Olympics held in South Korea's east county of PyeongChang.
A memorial for Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Peter Wang in a park in Parkland, Florida, Feb. 16, 2018. Peter Wang, 15, was reportedly holding the door to his study hall open to help dozens of his fellow classmates escape on Feb. 14 before he was shot multiple times and killed by gunman Nikolas Cruz.
The activity is called "Chixiangsi,” where people dance, show off their costumes and have dinner together in the hopes of finding a perfect mate.
“How long has it been since you held your mom’s hands?” During this Spring Festival holiday, this simple but thought-provoking question has been rife on Chinese social media since a campaign video to encourage people to give a hug to their mother was released through several China’s state media on Tuesday.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II sits next to Vogue Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour and Caroline Rush, Chief Executive of the British Fashion Council, and royal dressmaker Angela Kelly as they view Richard Quinn's runway show before presenting him with the inaugural Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design as she visits London Fashion Week, in London, Britain, Feb. 20, 2018.
Vehicles wait for ferry service at Xiuying port in Haikou, capital of south China's Hainan Province, Feb. 21, 2018. As the fog continues dispersing, with the visibility being more than 1,000 meters, the ferry service is resuming in ports in Haikou.
Forty-six students remained missing following an attack by terror group Boko Haram on an all-girls college in Nigeria's northeastern state of Yobe earlier this week, the Nigerian government said Wednesday.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday underscored the importance of the proactive approach of prevention instead of responding to crises.
The rebel-held Eastern Ghouta in the countryside of Syrian capital Damascus has witnessed intense airstrikes and shelling as military showdown is approaching.
Universities in the UK will face a 14-day strike by lecturers starting from Thursday, which is estimated to hit 61 universities and over a million of students in the next four weeks.
Japanese macaques, also known as snow monkeys, bathe in a hot spring in Nagano Prefecture, Japan.
Tourists watch the Hukou Waterfall in Jixian County in north China's Shanxi Province, Feb. 21, 2018. As temperature rose in recent days, water of the Yellow River at the Hukou Waterfall melted, which attracted many tourists.
Chinese smartphone companies such as Vivo Mobile Communication Technology and Oppo Electronics Corp are making new gadgets that can beautify images of women in a convenient way.
Security professionals worldwide are increasingly turning to artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to defend against malware threats, U.S. tech leader Cisco said Wednesday in its security report.
As the weeklong Chinese New Year holiday comes to an end, a halt of ferry services across the Qiongzhou Strait due to heavy fog created lengthy traffic jams, obstructing more than 10,000 cars that were leaving the southern China region.
Beijing received over 7.7 million tourists during the week-long Spring Festival holiday that began Thursday, the municipal tourism authority said.
A senior executive officer of Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, a major commercial hub in Alaska in the U.S. northwesternmost state, said Wednesday that he is expecting to increase more flights to China.
Thanks to an increasing number of Chinese outbound tourists, domestic mobile payment companies have seen a rise in cross-border transactions during this year's Spring Festival holidays.
Chinese investors are eyeing renowned but struggling international fashion brands in an effort to cash in on luxury-savvy and global shopping Chinese consumers.
U.S. President Donald Trump promised strong background checks and mental health screens for gun buyers as he heard pleas from school shooting survivors and their families at the White House on Wednesday.
Southwest China's Guizhou Province will boost the application of new-generation information technologies such as cloud computing and artificial intelligence in the real economy, the Xinhua News Agency reported.
Beijing authorities are on a spree of installing elevators in old apartment buildings. The residents don't need to pay for the machine or its future maintenance, but they do have to pay a tiny fee every time they take it for a ride, up or down.
An American team has created an injectable gel-like scaffold that can hold combination of chemotherapeutic and immunotherapeutic drugs and deliver them locally to tumors in a sequential manner.
How to spend the Chinese Lunar New Year with a special and unforgettable meaning? Chinese pianist Chen Jie's answer is: putting up a charity show for the kids with special needs in New York.
Looking ahead to Spring Festival, Yu Bingjian and his family returned to their rural hometown in Fuyang, Anhui province, on Feb 7.
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The People's Liberation Army (PLA) has been conducting frequent training exercises during the Spring Festival holidays, with full participation from the country's army, navy, air and rocket forces.
A music teacher is working to make the ancient Chinese zither popular with young people.
Athletes compete in the Altay regional competition of traditional fur skiing in Altay, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, on Jan 24.(
China's scrap steel exports soared in 2017 as domestic demand was dampened, according to data from an industry association.
These Northern Lights “rainbows” have turned the sky greener than the Earth below. Vitaly Istomin, 26, spent several nights in freezing conditions under the stars in northern Russia’s Khibiny Mountains to capture the aurora’s “rainbows.”
China posted a double-digit growth in tourism revenue during the week-long Lunar New Year holiday, official data showed Wednesday.
Shanghai's food and drug watchdog and the municipal police recently cracked a major case of producing and selling counterfeit ejiao, a gelatin made of donkey hides, while falsely using a famous brand name.
Liao Meilin has witnessed and directly contributed to the rapid development of lung cancer treatments in China over the past six decades.
U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he has recommended that "bump stocks", devices that enable semi-automatic weapons to fire hundreds of rounds per minute, be banned, while debates on gun rights continue across the country.
Millions of Chinese travelers were caught in the boomerang effect as this year's Spring Festival holiday started winding down and the second travel peak heated up on Wednesday, with clogged highways, packed trains and soaring airline ticket prices.
U.S. semiconductor company Qualcomm Inc has announced it will raise its bid to acquire Dutch automotive chip maker NXP Semiconductors NV to $44 billion, which analysts see as a key step for the heavyweight to shore up support for the deal and fend off the hostile $121 billion bid from its rival Broadcom Ltd.
China's domestic box office has exceeded 4.6 billion yuan (around 725 million USD) through the first five days of the Chinese Lunar New Year, breaking the sales record for the same period, reports CRI Online.
Pottery is the art of bringing clay to life. Thrown, kneaded, fired… Through a series of hardships, the clay is reborn as pottery, reincarnated in every possible shape.
China's online streaming sector continued its rapid growth in 2017 under tightened supervision on the contents, according to a report on China's internet development.
Beijing Municipality is considering allowing foreign professionals to bring their own domestic servants to work in Beijing this year, authorities said Wednesday.
Chinese skip Wang Bingyu said after her last match here in PyeongChang Wednesday that she was glad her team really enjoyed the Olympic Games and that she hopes curling in China could conquer the difficulties in an "uphill" phase to have a promising future.
A new research vessel, featuring military and civilian integration, set sail Wednesday from east China's Shandong Province.
The U.S. economic growth rate will increase to 3.1 percent in 2018 and remain above 3 percent through 2020, according to President Donald Trump's first official economic report to Congress released on Wednesday.
New York City is the dirtiest city, with more pests and litter than any place else in the United States, according to a review of government data by the cleaning-services company Busy Bee.
The global temperature in January ranked among the five warmest months on record, despite the cooling influence of La Nina this winter, an American climate agency said on Tuesday.
SpaceX scrapped the launch of two test satellites today as part of its ambitious "Starlink" space Internet project.
More than 2,000 years ago, the ancient Silk Road unlocked the potential of economic exchanges and trade via camel with distant countries. Nowadays, air transportation is playing a key role.
More than half of Britain’s 900 KFC outlets have been forced to close because of distribution problems that left the company short of chicken.
A heavy fog has disrupted ferry services on the Qiongzhou Strait in south China, stranding over 100,000 passengers and more than 10,000 cars in Hainan island, local authorities said Wednesday, the last day of Spring Festival holiday.
Female giant panda, Yuan Yuan, received artificial insemination on Tuesday and Wednesday with sperm from male giant panda Tuan Tuan at Taipei Zoo.
Ivanka Trump, the daughter of U.S. President Donald Trump, will lead the U.S. delegation to attend the closing ceremony of the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games in South Korea on Sunday, said the White House on Wednesday.
Deng Lipeng, a computer shop owner on Huaqiang North in Shenzhen, has been busy touting a new and more coveted product－cryptocurrency "miners".
The International Skating Union (ISU) declined China’s appeal for disqualification in short track speed skating women's 3,000m relay final at the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games last night.
A preliminary investigation has ruled out any human factors in the fire that broke out in Jokhang Temple in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region.
On the last day of the Spring Festival holiday, China greets a travel peak for returning to workplace.
The Hong Kong stock market rose on Wednesday led by the gains of mainland financial and energy companies, showing improved investor sentiment after the wild swings triggered by sharp market falls in the United States earlier this month.
China has taken great strides since 2013 in environmental protection, with effective air pollution and other controls put in place, and it is working to bring its best practices to the world, the regional head of a UN development agency said.
The weeklong Spring Festival holiday ended on Wednesday after the reunion of numerous Chinese families around the world. And as President Xi Jinping put it, such family reunions are important to fulfill the Chinese Dream of national rejuvenation.
With China's growing ambition to expand its winter sports prowess by 2022, a legion of foreign experts have pulled through cultural and acclimation challenges to help the country catch up with the world's best on snow and ice.
The government's campaign to regulate the baby formula milk industry and restore consumer confidence which was badly damaged by a scandal in 2008 has seen nearly 50 percent of product categories eliminated from the market in the past two years.
K.360kan.com, a video streaming service created by China's cyber-security giant Qihoo 360, has received a serious accusation from netizens of ripping-off its rivals.
Fishing will be banned every year from April 1 to June 30 on China's second-longest river to protect its fishing resources and biodiversity, according to the Ministry of Agriculture.
South Korea's foreign ministry said on Wednesday that it will place its focus on talks for the denuclearized Korean Peninsula after the end of the 23rd Winter Olympics, which are going on in the country's east county of PyeongChang.
International Skating Union Wednesday illustrated the penalties that disqualified China and Canada in the short track women's 3,000m relay final after both teams expressed confusion at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics.
Shops and restaurants across China reported robust sales during the week-long Chinese Lunar New Year holiday, data from the Ministry of Commerce (MOC) showed Wednesday.
Beijing saw fewer fires and injuries caused by fireworks during the Lunar New Year holiday as the city enforced a firework ban.
Railway passenger numbers are expected to grow on Wednesday, the last day of week-long Chinese Lunar New Year holiday.
China failed to qualify for the semifinals after losing to Sweden 8-4 in its last game in the round robin session of women's curling at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics Wednesday morning.
The Maldivian government said on Wednesday it was ready for dialogue with the opposition to help restore normalcy in the island country.
China's second-child policy and the e-commerce boom are revitalizing the infant-product industry as brands shift focus to quality.
For long, trains, planes or buses have been the preferred modes of transport of travelers in China. Now, there's another option: driving oneself around in four-wheelers, especially for sightseeing jaunts, long weekend getaways, short vacations, so on.
A social media campaign to attract more Chinese visitors to the Scottish capital, Edinburgh, has been hailed a success with tourist numbers shooting up by 40 percent.
For many people on the coast of Guangdong province, the Lunar New Year is more than a chance for a grand feast, it is a reminder for the young of their 1,000-year cultural tradition called Nian Li.
She was not trained as a director. She has no stars in her crew, or even people with acting experiences. However, her documentary has become a big hit, especially with audiences in China and Africa.
The surge in outbound tourism shows no signs of abating over Spring Festival as Chinese travelers continue to embrace their wanderlust.
Iran's rescue and relief chief and a spokesman of the military both confirmed on Tuesday that the wreckage of a plane carrying 66 people on board have been found, two days after it disappeared from radar in a mountainous area.
United Kingdom infant swimming school Water Babies plans to open its first-ever swim centers in China this year, and intends to go on to build 80 facilities across the country in the next 10 years.
The cultural relics authority of Northwest China's Shaanxi province will send conservationists to repair a Terracotta Warrior that had its thumb stolen by a member of the public while on display at a Philadelphia museum.
People visit a lantern fair in Hengshui, north China's Hebei Province, Feb. 20, 2018. A lantern fair was held at the Expo Park in Hengshui to celebrate the Chinese New Year. (Xinhua/Zhu Xudong)
Wu Dajing of China competes during men's 500m heat event of short track speed skating at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games at Gangneung Ice Arena, Gangneung, South Korea, Feb. 20, 2018. (Xinhua/Han Yan)
Photo taken on Feb. 19, 2018 shows the Grand Chinese New Year Concert 2018 at the Berliner Philharmonie concert hall in Berlin, capital of Germany, on Feb. 19, 2018. (Xinhua/Shan Yuqi)
Folk artists perform lion dance during an annual lion dance fair in Daxing Village, Jishou City, central China's Hunan Province, Feb. 19, 2018, to celebrate Chinese Lunar New Year.
London and two of Britain's largest cities joined forces Tuesday to jointly promote English tourism in China, India and the Gulf region.
China managed to keep a slight chance of entering the semifinals after edging Canada 7-5 Tuesday afternoon in the round robin session of women's curling at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics in PyeongChang.
China's benchmark power coal price went down slightly during the past week partly due to shrinking demand from coal-fired power plants.
With their smartphones, Chinese people on trains will no longer have to eat instant noodles, ham, sausages and box meals, as food delivery services have gone aboard high-speed trains.
Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei and British multinational network provider Vodafone announced Tuesday they had completed the first 5G call in the world.
The popular documentary A Bite of China, which explores the relationship between Chinese people and food, returned for its third season on Monday during the Spring Festival holiday.
Lunar New Year celebrations, exported around the world by Chinese miners, sailors and workers in the 19th century, expanded during the 20th century as Chinese communities developed vibrant Chinatowns in major cities.
China's state-owned enterprises (SOEs) administered by the central government saw surging assets in the past five years thanks to improved production and efficiency.
China's technology industry has been catching up with the United States far faster than expected, with e-commerce and mobile payments already overtaking America, The Economist reported.
The Maldives' parliament has approved extending the state of emergency by 30 days following a request by President Abdulla Yameen, media reports said Tuesday.
Beijing's per capita property income surged 13.1 percent year on year in 2017, 3.4 percentage points higher than the previous year, the municipal statistics bureau said.
Bulgarians wearing masks participate in the annual "Ziua Cucilor" spring festival in Branesti, near Bucharest, capital of Romania, on Feb. 19.