A subsidiary of state-owned enterprise Potevio, a major player in the information and communications sector, plans to sell two apartments in Beijing to avoid delisting from the Shenzhen stock exchange.
Fabio Barone, the president of the 'Red Passion' Ferrari Club of Italy, drives a modified Ferrari on the curvy road to Tianmen Mountain in Zhangjiajie City, Central China’s Hunan Province, Sept. 21, 2016.
The Bard of England and the "Chinese Shakespeare" came together this week in the heart of Beijing, 400 years after their deaths.
Chinese and Japanese enterprises have great potential for future economic cooperation as they are highly complementary, a senior official said Wednesday.
A yoga fan performs while suspended on cables from a hot-air balloon in Xingyi City, Southwest China’s Guizhou Province, Sept. 21, 2016.
The European Union (EU) regulators have greenlighted the acquisition of Swiss Gategroup by Chinese conglomerate HNA Group, the EU said on Wednesday.
The People's Bank of China (PBOC), the central bank, announced on Wednesday it has authorized Bank of China's (BOC's) New York branch to provide Renminbi (RMB) clearing services in the United States.
A waitress works at a Sushi restaurant in Pyongyang, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Sept. 21, 2016. The first Sushi restaurant in the DPRK opened for business on Sept. 6.
An eight-rotor drone whirred to life, and hovered steadily in the air before setting off to spray a large vegetable field in Guyuan City in the northwestern autonomous region of Ningxia Hui.
China will officially recognize those who excel in poverty alleviation work, an official from the State Council Leading Group Office of Poverty Alleviation and Development announced Wednesday.
While it may not be all that difficult to catch a performance by European musicians in China, it's a rare opportunity for festivalgoers to experience a music gala that features vintage decorations, good food and natural scenery.
Vice Premier Wang Yang has called for targeted and efficient measures to eradicate poverty in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, noting that it is vital to ensure the regional stability.
China's star spiker Zhu Ting said Wednesday that she would learn from all the remarkable volleyball players now playing in the Turkish league.
Lu Buxuan, a Chinese language major from Peking University, gained some notoriety in 2003 after it was reported that the top-level gradudate chose to sell pork despite his educational pedigree.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has just wound up his visit to the United Nations headquarters here in a fruitful diplomatic package which included attending the UN General Assembly, the UN conferences on refugees, immigration and on sustainable development.
While in New York, Li Keqiang has also spoken at a summit for refugees and migrants and met with U.S. lawmakers and businessmen.
A giant grouper, Epinephelus lanceolatus, is displayed at a restaurant in Qionghai City, South China’s Hainan Province, Sept. 21, 2016.
It's been less than a decade since China made Canada 'an approved destination.' There are now dozens of non-stop flights to and from China and Canada every week. And, Chinese tourists can now spend their renminbi in Canada more easily than ever.
Samsung is scrambling to restore its reputation after reports surfaced recently that its freshly released Galaxy Note 7 smart phones pose a fire hazard because of defective batteries.
Activities for the commemoration of International Day of Peace were held Wednesday in Yinchuan, capital of northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region.
In the Netherlands, some of the finest chefs in the world are cooking up a storm in the World Championship of Chinese Cuisine. Staged for the first time outside Asia, the competition has been held every four years since 1992 and has come to epitomize the very best in China’s distinctive culinary traditions.
Amid the massive enrollment expansion of Chinese universities since 1999 and the global economic downturn, finding a desirable job in China is not easy for most new graduates.
Delegates from Belt and Road countries signed a declaration in northwest China's Dunhuang City to further cultural exchange as the Silk Road International Cultural Expo concluded on Wednesday.
China has offered 69 Afghan students scholarship awards to pursue various degree in Chinese language programs this year, as the two countries seek to boost educational exchanges and cooperation.
Wednesday marks World's Alzheimer's Day. With one of the fastest-greying populations in the world, China is facing an impending health crisis, with Alzheimer's disease being a prominent factor.
The southern tip of Italy is visible in this image taken by the Expedition 49 crew aboard the International Space Station. The brightly lit city of Naples can be seen in the bottom section of the image.
Also known as China's "War and Peace", "Dream of the Red Chamber", an 18th-century novel by Cao Xueqin, is one of the four classic novels in China.And now the epic piece of literature has been adapted into a lavish new opera , which has just had its world premiere in San Francisco.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has urged a nationwide reform of oversight of markets in a bid to reduce unnecessary interference in normal business operations.
A special Doraemon-themed plane will fly the route between Narita International Airport in Tokyo and Pudong International Airport in Shanghai, China, starting from Thursday, Japan Airlines announced Wednesday.
Chinese company JSTI bought the Spanish engineering firm Eptisa for an initial investment of 36 million euros (40.15 million US dollars), JSTI CEO Wang Junhua confirmed to Xinhua on Wednesday.
After making the cover stories of mainstream U.S. media, the break-up story of celebrated Hollywood couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt bombarded Chinese social media platforms, climbing to the top of most searched-about news.
Harvest season has come in Wuyishan recently as autumn falls.
The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. Autumn Equinox, (Chinese: 秋分), the 16th solar term of the year, begins this year on Sept 22 and ends on Oct 7.
At the invitation of his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrived here Wednesday for an official visit to Canada.
The brand new buildings of Xieling village in Kongtong district, Pingliang city, Gansu province are truly an eye-opener for those who see it for the first time.
From deceased college students to a renowned university professor, it seems no one in China is certain they are safe from telecom scammers.
Big Chinese cities like Beijing still lack an effective official garbage sorting system. Instead, thousands of tons of reusable trash are recycled by an army of scavengers.
The world’s top beauty brand and direct seller Mary Kay earlier this month unveiled its over 800 million yuan administrative Management Center in downtown Jing’an District in Shanghai to support its long-term growth and show its firm commitment to China.
LeEco, a flagship company on the Nasdaq-style ChiNext growth-enterprise market, yesterday said it has sold 17 million smartphones since it entered the handset market in May last year.
A forum on telecom scams was held in the city yesterday as part of a series on online safety to mark the third China Cybersecurity Week.
China's top economic planner agreed on Wednesday that the national railway operator can issue 300 billion yuan ($45 billion) worth of bonds for railway construction and debt restructuring.
Merger and acquisition (M&A) deals involving China reached $530.9 billion from January to September 15, and the country surpassed the US as the top acquirer for foreign companies.
Three postgraduate students were injured after a blast in the university lab at the Songjiang District campus of Donghua University yesterday morning.
Michelin food guide launched its first edition on the Chinese mainland yesterday, awarding its highly-prized stars to top-tier restaurants, including a Cantonese establishment with just six tables, and in the process cooked up a storm among local gourmets.
Apps on social networking and videos are the most popular among Chinese users, according to a ranking by telecom carriers China Telecom and China Unicom presented at PT/Expo China 2016 in Beijing on Tuesday.
Global advertising spending is expected to reach US$548.2 billion in 2016, rising 4.4 percent annually, thanks to robust growth in North America and strong recovery in Russia, Dentsu Aegis Network’s media communications agency Carat said in its latest global forecast yesterday.
The GuangDong provincial legal affairs authorities have solicited public opinions on its planned legislation to ban close-circuit TV cameras in hotel rooms, dormitories, public toilets.
Shanghai has been investigating beauty salons and gyms since July amidst a surge in complaints over prepaid cards issued by them.
The goal of the restrictions is to prevent a housing bubble, but unless authorities clamp down on credit, the restrictions won't have much of an impact.
A suspect in a tax fraud case was brought back yesterday to Shanghai from Malaysia where she had fled eight years ago.
Mortgage lending will continue to be the main business for Chinese banks through the end of this year, as they count on earnings from dynamic property market activities amid a slowing economy, rising bad debts and narrowing net-interest margins, consultancy firm PwC China said yesterday.
A staff member examines the mouth of a dolphin during a physical examination at an ocean park in Hefei, capital of east China's Anhui Province, Sept. 21, 2016.
Shanghai’s real estate investment market will probably maintain its double-digit growth in transaction value this year with domestic buyers playing a bigger role than their overseas counterparts, global property consultancy DTZ/Cushman & Wakefield said in a report released yesterday.
Housing starts are rising again, responding to an earlier rise in housing sales that also increased housing prices.
Residents of an old community near the Bund in Huangpu District of Shanghai who were moved out for major renovation work, will be back into their old houses just in time for the Spring Festival early next year.
The Null Stern Hotel, holiday accommodation in art form, opens its only room, without walls or a ceiling, beneath the sky on a mountain-side in Graubünden in Switzerland. In 2008, the hotel located at a height of 1,970 meters above sea level was in a bunker in St Gallen.
The main reason for the increasing deficits recorded by China's toll roads is that many of these new highways are in the country's central and western regions that get little traffic.
Shanghai traffic police started a one-year campaign yesterday to crack down on overloaded trucks and those breaking height limits.
China has a tremendous opportunity to serve as an example to the rest of the world by demonstrating how the same multi-sector collaboration that delivered its national action plan on AMR must be followed by multi-sector implementation.
China may help Cambodia verify all balances used in thousands of markets in the country to promote fair trade, according to senior officials at China's National Institute of Metrology (NIM).
The consumers association of Shenzhen on Wednesday asked -Samsung Electronics Co why it had made a distinction between the Chinese mainland and other markets in terms of recalling Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, which have potential safety hazards.
China and Britain vowed to steadily carry out the $23 billion Hinkley Point nuclear power plant project when Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with his British counterpart Boris Johnson.
The number of Chinese mainland visitors to Taiwan keeps shrinking even with the mainland's weeklong National Day holiday being round the corner.
The move by a publicly traded domestic company to sell real estate assets to solve its financial problems shows that the Chinese economy relies too heavily on the property sector, which is not good for growth.
Although his philanthropic image also granted him some protection in the face of investigation, now that he has lost his official endorsement, the truth behind his promises will be gradually revealed
China and Thailand has inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Wednesday to build a joint tourism supervision mechanism to develop quality tourism.
A total of 863,540 people from outside Taiwan visited the island in August, down 3.4 percent year-on-year, according to the island's tourism bureau on Tuesday.
Pinewood Group, the British studio behind the Star Wars blockbuster: The Force Awakens and the James Bond franchise, is expanding into China with a representative office in Beijing.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrived in Ottawa on Wednesday for an official visit to Canada, the first by a Chinese premier in 13 years.
Air pollution may be a risk factor for getting Alzheimer's, according to a scientist at Mexico's National Autonomous University (UNAM).
China is one of the few major developing economies in the world that has not substantially devalued its currency in a bid to temporarily alleviate its domestic economic woes.
The United Nations Peacebuilding Fund (PBF) on Wednesday received 151 million U.S. dollars in pledges from 26 member states at its Pledging Conference held on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, the Fund said.
The distiller has opened its first-ever store dedicated entirely to Louis XIII cognac, the most expensive variant of the company's Remy Martin brand, which comprises 60 percent of its revenue.
Despite UN sanction against North Korea and recent nuclear tests conducted by the country, tourism in Dandong, a Northeast Chinese border city that sits across the river from North Korea, seem to remain unaffected.
Gansu province's Dunhuang is hosting the first Silk Road Dunhuang Culture Expo until Oct 7, presenting thousands of antiques, artworks and handicrafts from across the globe.
China's antitrust regulator approved Marriott International Inc's deal to buy Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc, paving the way for the combined company to become the world's largest hotel group.
The construction of Communist Party of China (CPC) branches in social organizations across China should begin at the same time that such organizations apply for registration.
The Communist Party of China (CPC) plans to reform the All-China Women's Federation (ACWF) to increase the proportion of outstanding women -- especially those from grassroots level -- in the organization's leadership and among delegates to the National Women's Congress.
Sino-German Media Co Ltd, a TV production joint venture, said it hopes to produce more programs about Chinese culture at its production center in Tianjin to show to viewers in Germany.
The local government of Yichang, Central China's Hubei Province, is urging employees working in the public sector to give birth to a second child, according to a recently released open letter.
The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative said on Wednesday it would commit 3 billion U.S. dollars over the next 10 years to help cure, prevent or manage all diseases by the end of the 21st century.
Sending children to study abroad is pretty commonplace in China today. So it should be no surprise that a TV series based on the subject is making waves.
State-owned lender Postal Savings Bank of China raised about HK$ 58 billion ($7.4 billion) in its initial public listing offering and is set to go public in Hong Kong on Sept 28.
An explosion at a chicken farm killed six people in central China's Hunan Province, local authorities said Wednesday.
JD on Wednesday denied defaulting on a $1 million donation to Grameen China (GC), a financing program similar to Nobel winner Muhammad Yunus' bank, blaming GC for not being qualified to receive donations in China.
Batch production of Long March 5 has begun, said Meng Fanxin, manager of the industrialized base for the carrier rocket in Tianjin.
The central bank will continue to make more bilateral currency swap deals, and enlarge the scope and scale of renminbi settlements with countries along the Belt and Road Initiative.
A teacher said moving to the US is the best option for an 8-year-old boy who he helped to raise
Some South Koreans are demanding that visa rules be tightened for Chinese visitors to its resort island of Jeju, following the death of a Korean woman who died of her wounds after being attacked by a 50-year-old Chinese tourist.
Banks in northern China's Shanxi province are actively implementing credit policies designed for the business circumstances of each individual coal mining company.
Banks issue 75 billion yuan worth of environmental bonds in the mainland in the first half of the year
After months of rapid home-price growth in some Chinese cities, concerns have been raised about the risks this will bring about -- concerns that are often expressed with the terms "bubble burst" and "economic hard landing."
Microsoft Corp will increase investment in China's cloud computing market and the scale of its cloud platform Microsoft Azure will grow at least tenfold in China in the next few years, a top executive in charge of the company's cloud service said on Wednesday.
The number of Chinese traveling to the United States during China's National Day holiday in October is expected to rise remarkably, in keeping with an expected overall increase for the whole year, tourism industry insiders said.
Chinese premier Li Keqiang on Tuesday said frictions represent only a minor part in China-U.S. economic relations, calling upon the two sides to expand common interest and properly handle differences.
Chinese train manufacturing giant CRRC Corporation Ltd vowed to cooperate with major manufacturers in Europe to "explore new markets" in the region.
Approximately 10,000 tons of farmed fish, mainly sturgeon, escaped downstream into the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River via a discharge of water from a dam.
The first security robot joined staff at Shenzhen airport on Wednesday.
Restaurants in Shanghai that have just been added to the famous Michelin guide have aroused great interest from diners, along with doubts from netizens that a Western company could fairly rate diversified Chinese food.
Rome mayor Virginia Raggi on Wednesday announced the Italian capital was withdrawing its bid to host the 2024 Olympic games.
The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday kept its federal funds rate unchanged amid recent weak economic data and tepid inflation.
Chinese premier Li Keqiang said on late Tuesday that the Chinese economy needs and is capable of maintaining medium-to-high growth rate.
An analysis by international accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) of 30 A and H-share listed banks found that the Chinese banking sector was in urgent need of new sources of growth－as the sector confronts slower profit growth, shrinking interest margins and rising nonperforming loans.
An UN trade body has named Chinese billionaire Jack Ma a special advisor on youth entrepreneurship and small business Tuesday, in a bid to promote growth and development around the world.