People recently rushed to dig for jade in a street of an old part of the city in Tengchong undergoing reconstruction, which used to host many jewelry stores and workshops.
Shovels in hand, crowds of people in southwest China gathered in a street to dig for buried treasure in a scene that went viral after photos circulated online.
China's national rail freight volume, an indicator of economic activity, declined in the first eight months of the year, the country's top economic planner said Wednesday.
Named "Alien Cloud", the show featured children's wear designed by Chen Taiyang. As a young designer, Chen was called "Sister Sun" by the little models, as her given name means "Sun" in Chinese.
A Chinese mainland spokesperson said Wednesday that the 1992 Consensus, which reflects the one-China principle, is in line with the development of cross-Strait relations in both a legal and practical sense.
Authorities in southwest China's Yunnan Province are pioneering a new method: establishing special courts and making polluters fund environmental protection projects.
On a ledge hundreds of feet in the air, the best way to avoid anxiety can also be the hardest to stick with: Don't look down. As long as you keep your eyes up, you won't know how high you stand. In recent years, a trend of glass-bottomed structures has swept across the world.
Police seize a suspect allegedly transporting 61 live pangolins at a toll station in Zhaoqing City, South China’s Guangdong Province, Sept. 23, 2016. Pangolin in China receives a second degree of state animal protection.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Wednesday expressed "deep personal sorrow" over the passing of the country's former president and eldest statesman, Shimon Peres.
The Central Conservatory of Music, China's top music college in Beijing, released a recruitment announcement on its official WeChat account Wednesday, seeking global music professionals in orchestral performance.
Leaving the August heat in Shanghai behind, I headed for the highlands of southern Zhejiang Province near the border with Fujian.
Wanda Group recently launched its second theme park in Hefei, Anhui province. Undeterred by competition with Shanghai Disney, Wanda Group remains optimistic about its odds for theme park dominance in the Chinese mainland.
East China’s Zhejiang Province is dotted with many centuries-old villages that boast picturesque scenery and distinctive folk traditions.
Former Israeli President Shimon Peres passed away early Wednesday after suffering a massive stroke.
A female rock climber spent two months painting a man's portrait on a cliff at a scenic spot in Xianju County, Zhejiang Province to express her love.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang returned to Beijing on Wednesday afternoon after attending the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly and official visits to Canada and Cuba.
Xianghai Nature Reserve in Tongyu county of Jilin province is a famed national-level nature reserve and home to red-crowned cranes. The scenery of cranes dancing with the floating clouds is mesmerizing.
Online courses have become popular among students in China, posing new management challenges to public schools that could face a brain drain as online programs offer teachers more lucrative returns, Science and Technology Daily reports.
Chinese State Councilor and Minister of Public Security Guo Shengkun has called for efforts to build a high-level China-Myanmar comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership.
A cosmetics company in Chengdu recently posted a recruitment advertisement for a "Chief Face Reader" on a network platform.
U.S. presidential candidates failed to provide any policy specifics during the nationally televised debate although it drew a lot of attention, Mexican experts said Tuesday.
A woman has painted a huge portrait of a man on a cliff in Zhejiang Province to show her love for him, local newspaper reported.
U.S. presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton traded barbs in unusually personal terms during their first presidential debate.
Wu Gencheng’s scallion pancakes store, featured on a BBC food program, is closed for not having a business license in Shanghai, Sept. 27, 2016.
An ancient neighborhood in Hangzhou strives to balance tradition and modernity.
Autumn is a harvest season. It's also the time of the year when shutterbugs go outdoors to capture the golden color that peaks in nature.
Aircrafts perform at the 5th AOPA (Aircraft Owner and Pilot Association) Aviation Festival in Huangping County, Southwest China’s Guizhou Province, Sept. 27, 2016.
Sculptures are on display at an exhibition at the Palace Museum in Beijing, Sept. 27, 2016.
The first robot exoskeleton in China, AIDER, has officially been released lately in Chengdu of southwest China's Sichuan province, The Paper reported.
Outdoor sports fans make BBQs inside an ice room in Wuxi City, East China’s Jiangsu Province, Sept. 27, 2016. The fans from Shanghai plan to stay in the room for ten hours as a challenge.
U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday praised former Israeli President Shimon Peres, who has just passed away, as one of few people who change the course of human history.
Commenting on Xiang Jing's works from more than a decade ago, poet and curator Zhu Zhu says the sculptures show a quiet little girl's vision of things.
Bolivian President Evo Morales on Tuesday called the TV debate between U.S. presidential candidates "only a show" and said the November elections would not affect Bolivia-U.S. ties.
The number of Chinese tourists heading to Israel is growing so rapidly that Israel's tourism ministry is having a tough time keeping up. There simply aren't enough Chinese language tour-guides to accommodate the visitors.
British sports celebrity David Beckham will be a guest on a cooking program hosted by veteran Hong Kong actress Carina Lau, Beijing Satellite TV announced on Sept 22.
A Chinese mainland spokesperson on Wednesday expressed condolences to Taiwan compatriots who were affected by recent typhoons.
The world's longest and highest glass bridge, in Zhangjiajie, Hunan Province, will reopen for China's Golden Week holiday in October, after a month long safety overhaul.
The Ministry of Commerce said on Wednesday that it will impose anti-subsidy duties on distiller's dried grain (DDG) from the United States by requiring importers to pay a cash deposit on purchases.
Shichahai in downtown Beijing is a popular tourist destination for visitors near and far, who come to appreciate the beauty of its many hutongs and traditional courtyards.
Typhoon Megi made landfall in Hui'an County of Quanzhou City, east China's Fujian Province, at 4:40 a.m. Wednesday, packing winds over 118 km per hour, according to meteorological authorities.
The Hall of Mental Cultivation inside Beijing's Forbidden City used to serve as an emperors' residence during the Qing dynasty, China's last imperial dynasty.
Shimon Peres, Israel's former president and its eldest statesman, passed away in a hospital outside Tel Aviv Wednesday morning, two weeks after he suffered a stroke。
IRONMAN announced on Wednesday that the 2016 Hefei Wanda City IRONMAN 70.3 Hefei triathlon, which will be held in Hefei, Anhui province on Oct 16, is sold out and registration has now closed.
Washington is about to get more China friendly.
Climbing a tree is usually a game for Chinese children in rural areas, but a college in Xi'an, capital of Shaanxi province, has written it into its curriculum as an optional course for postgraduate students.
Turkish company Letvision has built a full-scale BMW Transformer Letrons. The company said it took a team of 12 engineers and four technicians at least eight months to create the transforming BMW.
China's ultra-rich led the rise in global wealth in 2015, with the fortunes of the nation's richest rising 10 percent despite a slowing economy and stock market fluctuation, the Wall Street Journal reported.
People visit the Maor Mountain National Forest Park in Shangzhi City, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, Sept. 26, 2016.
Chinese tourists can use China's largest third party payment platform Alipay at ten overseas airports from next month.
The United States intends to deploy the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-missile system in South Korea "as soon as possible," a senior U.S. official said Tuesday.
Tang Jiaxuan, president of China-Japan Friendship Association, delivered a keynote speech at the opening ceremony of the two-day 12th Beijing-Tokyo Forum.
About 1,400 soccer teams will compete in the upcoming China University Football League, the top soccer tournament among Chinese universities, the organizers announced on Tuesday.
Educational authorities have made physical education a compulsory subject for the high school entrance examination throughout the country, in order to improve children's physical health.
The 12th Beijing-Tokyo Forum kicked off Tuesday in Tokyo, with over 600 experts, former officials and private sector representatives from China and Japan discussing key issues affecting bilateral relations in an effort to enhance ties and bridge differences.
Shimon Peres, former Israeli president and the nation's eldest statesman, smiles as he addresses delegates during the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos in this January 24, 2013 file photo.
China's Consumer Price Index (CPI) in September is likely to increase 1.6 percent year on year, higher than 1.3 percent in August, an industry report said on Tuesday.
Flash: Former Israeli president Shimon Peres dies: report
Yu Zemin is known as the spokesman for Hungarian writers in China's literary circles.
Major construction work was completed Tuesday on the world's longest cross-sea bridge, which connects Zhuhai in Guangdong Province with Hong Kong and Macao.
This aerial photo taken on Sept. 27, 2016 shows the Arxan City after snowfall in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. Arxan City greeted the first snow of this year on Monday night.
Located in Shanghai Free Trade Zone, ACC, a foreign-funded R&D and certification company, has grown fast in its first six months.
The only Chinese player remaining in the main draw, Zhang Shuai lost to Britain's Johanna Konta, the runner-up here last year, 6-3, 6-3 in the second round of the WTA Wuhan Open on Tuesday.
World trade will grow more slowly than expected in 2016, expanding by just 1.7 percent, well below the April forecast of 2.8 percent, according to the latest WTO estimates published on Tuesday.
In China where Typhoon Megi, the 17th typhoon to hit the region this year, has made landfall. It struck Quanzhou city, in east China's Fujian Province, at 4:40 a.m. Megi brings winds of up to one-hundred-and-eighteen kilometers per hour.
Conservationists on Tuesday welcomed a proposal jointly put forward by China and other countries that aims to better protect Chinese crocodile lizard at the ongoing world wildlife conference in Johannesburg.
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton held their first presidential debate - or better said, a war of words -- on Monday at Hofstra University in New York. China became a hot topic during the heated back-and-forth talks.
Some 80.9 million people watched the first presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump on television in the U.S., setting a new viewer record for such events, CNN said on Tuesday.
At 55 kilometers in length, the Guardian is calling the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge "one of the seven wonders of the modern world".
China is set to streamline its nationwide work permit system for foreign employees. Authorities in several regions will launch a pilot program in just over a month.
The U.S. Senate on Tuesday failed to pass a stopgap funding bill proposed by Republicans, pushing the federal government to the edge of shutdown.
China Guangfa Bank, one of the country's leading commercial banking service providers, issued special credit cards for the middle-aged and elderly on Tuesday in Guangzhou, the capital of Guangdong province.
Chinese conglomerate Wanda Group is aiming to be the world's No. 1 tourism company in five years. The group's chairman Wang Jianlin was speaking at the opening ceremony of an amusement park in the eastern Chinese city of Hefei over the weekend.
Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong has called on Chinese scientists to be more open to cooperation in science and technology.
The China-Mongolia-Russia international road freight route was launched in Tianjin last month, which aims to shorten cargo transportation time between Tianjin, Mongolia and Russia.
A lithography exhibition now at Beijing's Taimiao, or the Imperial Ancestral Temple, revolves around the diversity of printmaking, showing more than 700 works of some 140 artists from home and abroad. It runs until Oct 10.
Cooking will become smarter thanks to a new technology implemented in semiconductor microwave heating devices.
The Belt and Road Initiative, launched by China three years ago to foster economic ties, gained momentum as media from China and abroad expressed support.
The China-Belarus Industrial Park, jointly developed by the two countries, is an important project that will contribute to the Belt and Road Initiative, said Kiryl Rudy, Belarusian ambassador to China.
The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) said Tuesday that it was considering giving the green light to private investment in civil airport construction and operation.
Rescuers move the body of a man who died after hitting high voltage power lines in Chaohu City, East China’s Anhui Province, Sept. 24, 2016.
In the morning, when we receive our packages sent to us, few of us spend a second thinking about how they come to our hands or the Santa Claus of the packages, the couriers.
The annual Beijing-Tokyo Forum, which is in its 12th year, has become a representative civil dialogue platform between China and Japan.
A former underground nuclear base in Southwest China's Chongqing municipality reopened to visitors this week following a year of renovation work.
Over 600 million Chinese tourists will travel abroad in the next five years, according to data from China National Tourism Administration (CNTA).
Chinese rock band Tang Dynasty had a tough time this week as their first show in 16 years on Central China Television has been widely dubbed "a disaster" by netizens, including their own fans.
The sixth plenary session of the 18th Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee will be held in Beijing from Oct. 24 to 27, the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee announced on Tuesday.
The significance of smooth Sino-Japanese relations cannot be overstated, for they not only serve the interests of the world's second- and third-largest economies, but also strengthen peace and stability.
China protested on Tuesday after the United States lodged criminal charges and sanctions on Monday against a Chinese firm it accuses of being connected to Pyongyang's nuclear weapons program.
The total production value of China's maritime industry grew by seven percent last year, a government report said Tuesday.
Connectivity is about the future of APEC and should be given a higher priority on the agenda, says Tian Jian, China APEC Senior Offical on Tuesday.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) slightly upgraded its forecast for China's annual economic growth on Tuesday, citing stronger-than-expected performance in the first half of 2016 and possible stimulus measures.
Penguin Random House's CEO is excited to bring foreign titles to China and Chinese literature to the globe.
Connectivity has become the consensus of various economies, and some economies have already benefited from it, says Huang Mengfu, Honorary Chair of China National Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation.
Pearl jewelry is not just an expensive accessory but can also be seen as a piece of art.
China's outstanding foreign debt returned to growth in the second quarter as companies' deleveraging process drew to a close, the country's foreign exchange regulator said Tuesday.
China and India on Tuesday held their first dialogue on counterterrorism and security.
China is considering tightening measures on bond issuance by property developers, the latest effort to cool the country’s overheating housing market and limit the inflating of a real estate bubble.
Shanghai stocks rebounded yesterday amid investor enthusiasm in the real estate sector.
Chinese telecommunication giant Huawei Technologies Co sees artificial intelligence (AI) as an effective way of solving its own problems, which is a different path compared with other companies such as Google.
Chinese visitors are advised to avoid London's pedicabs, or rickshaws, which are a common sight around the Leicester Square entertainment district.
A bus driver who crashed into a pillar last year on Yan’an Road W. causing two deaths and injuring 20 was sentenced to four years’ imprisonment, Changning District People’s Court ruled yesterday, according to Shanghai Television Station.
China's cultural heritage watchdog confirmed on Tuesday that a small amount of cement was used in the repairs of a 635-year-old Great Wall section, thepaper.cn reports.
Profits of China’s industrial firms in August rose at the fastest pace in three years due to a low base, rising sales and lower costs, statistics released yesterday showed.
Wu Gencheng, the legendary owner of the Ada Scallion Pancake store, will receive support if he plans to reopen after a current suspension due to the lack of a license, Huangpu District government said yesterday — providing he operates a “legal and regulated business.”
The 400th anniversary of the death of famous Chinese playwright Tang Xianzu was marked at the three-day Third China Fuzhou Tang Xianzu Art Festival, which ended on Monday in Fuzhou, Jiangxi province, Tang's birthplace.