China is considering the establishment of a financial court in Shanghai to deal with finance-related commercial and administrative cases in the city.
Chinese lawmakers are reviewing a draft law to protect the reputation and honor of heroes and martyrs, vowing to punish those who "glorify wars of invasion" and disturb the social order.
A second draft of a law on "people's assessors" was submitted to China's legislature for review on Wednesday, suggesting to grant assessors a bigger role in court.
The conservation of coral reefs which are on the brink of collapse may get a boost from the gene-editing tool known as CRISPR, according to researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine.
Bai Xiangqun, vice chairman of the government of north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, was under investigation over alleged "serious violation of discipline and law", anti-corruption authorities said Wednesday.
China will do its utmost to pursue the peaceful reunification and will never allow "Taiwan independence" forces to separate Taiwan from China, said Ma Xiaoguang, spokesperson for the State Council Taiwan Affairs Office, on Wednesday at a press conference.
The terraces, some of which date back more than 2,000 years, were built along the mountains in southern China by ancestors of the Miao and Yao ethnic groups.
The preparation work for the upcoming summit between the Republic of Korea (ROK) and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has entered its final stage, the ROK presidential office announced Wednesday.
Oceanco, a Dutch manufacturer of luxury custom yachts, has unveiled its latest project: the Tuhura. The exterior styling is reminiscent of early canoes used hundreds of years ago by indigenous people all over the world.
Once the first choice of entertainment for the country’s youth, karaoke venues, or KTV bars are now becoming the favored hangout for China’s elderly. Most of Beijing’s KTVs are occupied by grey-haired crooners in the daytime, Beijing Evening News reported on Monday.
Photographer NG Cheuk Kai has captured the incredible moment an owl perfectly camouflaged itself into a tree as it observed its surroundings at the Owl Reserve in Hagerstown Castles, Berwick upon Tweed, the U.K. When taking the pictures, the photographer realized that the owl had suddenly become camouflaged to the tree.
Chinese jurors are expected to participate in hearing cases in which defendants may face a death penalty, a draft law said on Wednesday.
Researchers from the Chinese mainland, Hong Kong, and Britain have found three new genes that are likely to cause immune disorders.
The branch of the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China in Xiongan New Area, North China's Hebei province, began operations on Monday, according to Xiongan's official WeChat account.
French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday said that Syria should be included in negotiating his proposed new deal on Iran during his three-day state visit to the United States.
Relics from China's Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) are being showcased at the Moscow Kremlin Museums, the first time that collections from the Shanghai Museum are presented in the Russian institute.
Chung Eui-yong, top national security advisor for South Korean President Moon Jae-in, met with his U.S. counterpart John Bolton in Washington ahead of the inter-Korean summit later this week, the Blue House of South Korea said Wednesday.
Actress Scarlett Johansson arrives for the premier of "Avengers: Infinity War" in Los Angeles, California, U.S., April 23, 2018.
"Just take a glimpse of this trade fair, we can easily find the tremendous achievement of China's reform and opening-up policy in the past four decades," Val Thompson, an American businessman, said at the 123rd China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair).
Chinese scientists have completed high-quality genome sequencing of Camellia sinensis var. sinensis, known as the Chinese-type tea plant, which sheds light upon the genes that determine tea quality and diversity.
People who glorify wars such as posing in imperial Japanese military uniforms will be punished in accordance with the law, according to a draft law unveiled on Wednesday.
FAW Group, China's oldest automaker, has released a new sedan model, the Hongqi H5, to target private buyers, the group announced Wednesday.
Since 2003, Zhejiang has implemented a project to overhaul the living environment of villages. At the end of 2017, 97 percent of villages in the province had completed the overhauls.
China is committed to the goal of cutting 150 million metric tons of coal production capacity and will deepen supply-side reform with a focus on "zombie enterprise" withdrawal in 2018, according to the National Energy Administration.
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he hopes the United States could deal with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) in a "honorable fashion."
A Central China couple set off on their road to matrimony Monday in the most literal sense.
An earthquake response drill is held in Mianyang City, Southwest China's Sichuan Province, April 24, 2018.
China's yuan edged up against the US dollar on Tuesday as companies continued to sell dollars and lock in profits after the greenback hit a three-month high.
The rising domestic short video sector has been facing strengthened scrutiny recently following the shutdown of joke-sharing app Neihan Duanzi on April 10, which sparked a campaign to clean up the internet.
Chinese ride-sharing giant Didi Chuxing has officially opened for business in Mexico on Monday, beginning a test phase of its service in the central Mexican city of Toluca.
Nepal has welcomed the upcoming informal meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying it will enhance trust between Nepal's two giant neighbors, whose economic growth can be beneficial to Nepal.
China is unlikely to see a repeat surge in liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports this coming winter as the world's largest energy consumer has learned from the previous cold season to keep demand under control.
Divided by a war almost seven decades ago that ended in a truce, the two Koreas on each side of the 38th parallel are beefing up preparations for an ice-breaking summit scheduled for Friday.
Walmart's CEO has earned 1,188 times as much as the retailer's median employee in a year, U.S. media revealed.
Astronauts from home and abroad have expressed their expectations of more international cooperation on China's space station, scheduled to become fully operational around 2022.
Didi Chuxing announced on Tuesday the launch of the Didi Auto Alliance with 31 partners from the automotive industry, in a bid to establish a full-capacity vehicle operator platform.
Many sand martins, a species of swallow, nest in the loess in downtown Zhengzhou City, the capital of Central China's Henan Province, April 24, 2018. Conservationists have called for locals to protect the birds.
He shops in vegetable markets and takes care of his grandson in his spare time, but when Huang Zhenjiang puts on his kungfu robe, he becomes a martial arts master.
The strong momentum of private equity and venture capital (PE/VC) investment in telecommunications, media and technology (TMT) in the first half of 2017 continued in the second half of the year.
Three people including two local police officers were shot and wounded Tuesday in Dallas, Texas, the United States.
On the 40th anniversary of its reform and opening-up this year, China will inject more vigor into global growth by opening up further as it enters a new stage of development.
Jinri Toutiao, or Toutiao, will launch the "Chinese-Style Plan" to help promote traditional Chinese culture with high-quality content, and an expert said the move is a response to request from authorities to purify the cyberspace environment.
A third U.S. federal judge, based in the capital of Washington D.C., ruled on Tuesday against President Donald Trump's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program(DACA).
Fifth graders learn with tablets at an elementary school in Langfang City, North China's Hebei Province, April 24, 2018.
China's space station "Tiangong,” scheduled to be ready in 2022, will seek to commercialize on-orbit operations to attract investment, said Zhou Jianping, chief designer of China's manned space program.
The United States should focus on dealing with its own human rights problems rather than that of other countries, an American professor told Xinhua on Tuesday.
China will complete testing next year of a "smart" high-speed train that will run on a new line linking Beijing and Zhangjiakou, co-hosts of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games.
First, the “right to bear arms” was enshrined in the second amendment of the U.S. constitution more than 200 years ago. This is the starting point for all arguments about gun control. The second amendment is interpreted differently by different experts, but as it stands, it is the ultimate defense against implementing strict gun laws.
The world's first Tibetan-language search engine could help provide accurate information about China's Tibet Autonomous Region.
To mark the World Earth Day on April 22, Chinese artist Kong Ning arrived at Monaco on Sunday wearing the special-made "Little Blue Man" suit to advocate environmental protection.
Domestic consumption contributed to 77.8 percent of China’s economic growth in the first quarter of this year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Tuesday, indicating that it becomes a new driving force of the economy.
Award-winning actress Michelle Yeoh delivers a speech as UNDP Goodwill Ambassador during the High-Level Meeting on Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace at the UN headquarters in New York, April 24, 2018.
A day after it was announced that President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi would meet for talks over the weekend in Wuhan, capital of Central China's Hubei province, India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj emphasized the importance of learning Hindi to Chinese college students in Beijing.
Grammy winners will gather in Beijing to perform at the Grammy Festival, a touring live music event, which will make its debut at Beijing Changyang Music Theme Park on April 30.
Chinese customs took tough measures against intellectual property rights (IPR) infringement last year, official data showed Tuesday.
China's top political advisor Wang Yang met with Wesley Simina, speaker of Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia in Beijing on Tuesday.
Zhang Youxia, vice chairman of the Central Military Commission (CMC), met with senior military officials from Laos, Uzbekistan, and Belarus on Tuesday.
China is fast-tracking the development of third-generation nuclear power plants both in terms of domestic design as well as nuclear projects under construction.
The second season of documentary series Century Masters, featuring a group of outstanding figures from 20th century China, launched its filming plan at the Palace Museum on Monday.
At least 10 people were killed, dozens wounded after a fire broke out at an illegal oil well in Aceh, according to AFP citing an official source.
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko on Tuesday praised rapid development of bilateral relations between Belarus and China.
The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Mongolia Program Office is to implement a project on protecting snow leopards in Mongolia's westernmost province, local authorities said on Tuesday.
A new production is looking to bridge the gap between the performing style of Kunqu Opera and the tastes of modern theater audiences.
Indonesia's Bali has won 3 awards in the recently-held Global Destination Marketing Summit and World Culture and Tourism Forum in China's Xian, a statement released by the Indonesian Tourism Ministry said here on Tuesday.
U.S. hide and skin processors are concerned that the trade dispute between the United States and China may hurt their ability to compete globally, as the industry largely depends on foreign markets.
Qiu Meizhen, 28, currently expecting her second child, feels at ease when walking alone in her neighborhood, as she can press an SOS button installed on smart lamp posts if there is an emergency.
The unilateral trade measures against China by U.S. President Donald Trump's administration run counter to World Trade Organization (WTO) rules and procedures, a U.S. scholar said Monday at a panel discussion on U.S.-China trade relations.
The Shenzhen Stock Exchange pledged to establish a new risk management and supervision mechanism by playing up security agencies' role.
The price index for China's farm produce retreated in the week ending April 22 due to falling vegetable prices, the Ministry of Commerce said Tuesday.
Scientists from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York found why one's appetite was reduced after exercise, using a mouse model.
China's national political advisory body honored its former Standing Committee members at a ceremony held Tuesday.
Hainan and the HKSAR will carry out pragmatic cooperation in 10 sectors including finance, tourism and healthcare, in a bid to further expand opening-up and give full play to the comparative advantages of the two areas.
China wasted less renewable energy in the first quarter of this year, the country's top energy regulator said Tuesday.
The aircraft carrier Liaoning, several guided-missile destroyers, frigates and dozens of aircraft attached to the Navy of the PLA took part in a combat exercise at an unidentified area east of the Bashi Channel in the western Pacific on Apr. 20.
Around 1,300 Chinese exhibitors participate in Hanover Fair this year.
In a first move toward building a nationwide electronic identification network, a company in East China has released the world's first chip containing a national electronic identity security system code.
U.S. stocks ended lower on Tuesday, giving up earlier gains, as investors were digesting a string of corporate earnings reports as well as the rising Treasury yield.
China is striving to send a group of new satellites into orbit around 2020, as part of the country's fast-expanding space science program, a national science official said at a space conference on Tuesday.
The world famous Shaolin Temple in Central China's Henan Province is getting help from state-of-the-art space technology to protect its ancient books.
An environmental organization based in northwest China’s Qinghai Province used infrared cameras to capture more than 500 images of snow leopards in four months, according to data analysis released recently.
China will accelerate steps to develop the industrial internet and publish a guideline to promote the digitalized, intelligent and internet-powered development of the nation's manufacturing sector.
China will better protect intellectual property rights (IPR) to improve the business environment and attract more foreign investors, a top IPR official said Tuesday.
The Russian government stopped funding the state-owned operator of the GLONASS satellite navigation system this year as it has become financially self-sufficient, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said Tuesday.
Police in south China's Shenzhen city have detained 10 suspects and seized 1.3 tonnes of cocaine worth of over 1 billion yuan (160 million U.S. dollars), according to the public security department of Guangdong Province Tuesday.
As the starting point of the ancient Maritime Silk Road, Fujian province is striving to restore its significant role with the aid of digital technology, said a senior official of the provincial government.
There were no people infected with malaria in China via mosquito bites in 2017, the National Health Commission said Tuesday.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a 5-4 decision on Tuesday that a foreign corporation, even with branches in the United States, cannot be sued in U.S. courts for damages stemming from claims they participated in some way in or facilitated terrorist attacks and other human rights violations abroad.
China will increase quotas for two pilot schemes that allow domestic investors to access foreign assets, as part of its broader efforts to open up the financial market, according to the country's foreign exchange regulator.
Last year, for the first time in decades, China reported no indigenous cases of malaria, marking major progress in the prevention and control of the disease, the country's top health authority said on Tuesday.
A new research showed that consuming dark chocolate with a high concentration of cacao had positive effects on stress levels, inflammation, mood, memory and immunity.
Chinese researchers reported on Tuesday in the journal Molecular Plant a high-quality draft genome sequence of Artemisia annua, a Chinese shrub producing a potent antimalarial compound Artemisinin and a way to extract more antimalarial medicine from the plant.
Money politics in the United States went further in 2017, as the wealthy groups controlled the political development, said a report on U.S. human rights released Tuesday.
Manbang Group, the "Uber of China's truck industry," announced on Tuesday that it raised 1.9 billion U.S. dollars in the first round of fundraising after the merger of two rivals last year.
A statue was unveiled in front of Britain's Houses of Parliament on Tuesday of one of the leading "votes for women" campaigners.
A lawyer's behavior and fundamental rights in court have been outlined in a notice issued by the country's top court and justice ministry.
China's rolling-stock maker CRRC Corp. has secured a train deal for 200 cars and related parts from Argentina, the third train order won from the country, a CRRC-affiliated company said Tuesday.
China continued its "Sky Net" campaign in 2018, further hunting down corrupt suspects who have fled abroad and recovering their ill-gotten gains, the Fugitive Repatriation and Asset Recovery Office of the Central Anti-Corruption Coordination Group said on Tuesday.
China's revised Constitution has been published in seven ethnic minority languages, according to the publisher.
Chinese primary and middle schools have been asked to take actions to prevent students from "becoming addicted to internet," the Ministry of Education said Tuesday.
The new Ministry of Ecology and Environment shows Beijing's determination to reconcile economic growth with environmental protection.
The accumulated investment in the Chinese mainland made by listed companies in Taiwan expanded to 2.31 trillion new Taiwan dollars (about 78 billion U.S. dollars) by the end of 2017, the island's financial supervisory authority said Tuesday.
Police in north China's Tianjin Municipality have confiscated 600 Bitcoin mining computers after the local power grid reported abnormal electricity consumption.
China will push ahead with the launch of rules on handling illegal fundraising, step up efforts to deal with major illegal fundraising cases and promote the establishment of risk monitoring and warning systems nationwide.
Chinese State Councilor and Minister of National Defense Wei Fenghe on Tuesday called on defense ministers from Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member countries to implement consensus reached by heads of state and continuously improve cooperation in defense and security.
The European Union (EU) has sought to join the consultations at the World Trade Organization (WTO) requested by China with the United States on the recent U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs, the WTO said on Monday.