The New York-based Nasdaq stock exchange marked the Chinese Lunar New Year on Friday with a special bell ringing ceremony to kick off the day's trading.
A special issue of peer-reviewed journal Human Gene Therapy was published on Friday, documenting China's progress, opportunities and challenges in its biomedical research.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) admitted Friday that it received a tip in January on Nikolas Cruz, the Florida school shooter who killed 17 people earlier this week, but failed to follow up.
Mayor of U.S. city of Houston Sylvester Turner sent New Year greetings to the Chinese community in the city on Friday on the Chinese Lunar New Year.
U.S. President Donald Trump extended his greetings for the Lunar New Year in a statement on Friday.
A 7.1-magnitude earthquake hit Mexico at 7:39 a.m. Saturday (Beijing Time), according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).
The value of bonds issued in China totaled 2.5 trillion yuan (394.1 billion U.S. dollars) in January, data from the central bank showed.
Chinese celebrate Year of the Dog
A federal grand jury has indicted 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities for alleged interference in the 2016 presidential elections, Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office announced Friday.
Aaron Chen, 16, was at Marjory Stoneman Douglas School that day, Valentine's Day, and the last time she saw Peter alive he was holding a door open for classmates to escape the shooting rampage, dressed in his grey ROTC uniform.
Rick Scott, Governor of Florida state, urged Friday the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to resign in the wake of the agency's admission that it failed to follow up on an earlier tip over the shooter.
President of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Sir Craig Reedie Friday gave all thumbs up to China's anti-doping efforts in the past two decades.
On the village's bulletin board in Luoning County, Henan Province, has hung a list of all residents aged 70 or above, followed by the names of their children and the contributions each child has made to a special fund.
China's tourism revenue rose on the first day of lunar Chinese New Year, the National Tourism Administration said on Friday.
The coal-rich province of Shanxi used a record amount of coalbed methane last year as it eyes methane as a source of clean energy.
The All China Lawyers Association (ACLA) has issued a regulation prohibiting lawyers and law firms from releasing misleading information to promote themselves.
China's national observatory issued a yellow alert for heavy fog in central, eastern and southern areas Friday.
Travel rush continued to recede on lunar New Year's Day with 3.89 million trips expected to be made Friday, according to the China Railway Corporation.
The bilateral trade between China and Ireland has exceeded 10 billion U.S. dollars for the first time in history, marking a new level of the trade ties between the two countries.
The Supreme People's Court (SPC) will take a zero-tolerance stance against corruption, stressing that there is no limit to the war against corruption.
China will maintain continuity and stability in monetary policy, the country's central bank said in a report.
China reported improved air quality on the lunar New Year's Eve due to strict bans on fireworks in major cities, the environmental authority said Friday.
A 7.2-magnitude quake jolted southern Mexican state of Oaxaca on Friday afternoon, according to Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN).
Foreign leaders around the world sent their greetings and good wishes to Chinese celebrating the Chinese New Year, expressing their will to further develop relations with China.
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday extended congratulations to Cyril Ramaphosa on the latter's election as South African president.
Among the Spring Festival celebrations, Chunwan has become an important ritual for Chinese people.
As Chinese celebrate traditional Lunar New Year, the most important festival of a year, Tibetans are even happier as the Tibetan New Year coincides with the Spring Festival this year.
Global landmarks are celebrating the Chinese New Year by turning red, a color symbolizing good luck and happiness, as Chinese communities mark the Spring Festival around the world.
The U.S. government's recent tough measures on trade have raised concerns over China-U.S. economic ties, but analysts on both sides of the Pacific say the world's two largest economies have better choices.
Decades ago, China was basically a self-sufficient country, and the products on its marketplace were largely dull and limited. But the reform and opening up initiated in 1978 has dramatically changed the country's economic landscape
Beijing reported fewer injuries and fires caused by fireworks on the lunar New Year's Eve due to a strict ban of fireworks in central areas, local authorities said Friday.
The 68th Berlin International Film Festival, or as it's more commonly known, the Berlinale, kicked off Thursday with an animated feature.
China increased its holdings of U.S. Treasury securities in December last year after cutting 12.6 billion U.S. dollars in the previous month, The U.S. Treasury Department said on Thursday.
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China increased its holdings of U.S. Treasury securities in December last year after cutting 12.6 billion U.S. dollars in the previous month, The U.S. Treasury Department said on Thursday.
A fire broke out on board a large anti-submarine ship of the Pacific Fleet in Vladivostok, Russia, local media reported Friday.
Spring Festival, or Chinese Lunar New Year, is traditionally a holiday for family gatherings in China, but Huang Liyuan, who is unmarried, chose to travel overseas alone instead.
U.S. aerospace leader Boeing Company said Thursday that it has made a new investment in a Silicon Valley-based university to explore customized educational programs for its employees worldwide in global learning and innovation.
The Palace Museum, also known as the Forbidden City, has partnered with the UNESCO world heritage site of Pingyao County to develop "cultural products."
U.S. President Donald Trump stressed Thursday making schools more secured and tackling mental health in the wake of a mass shooting at a Florida high school with 17 fatalities, as it has sparked debates on gun control in the country long plagued by gun violence.
Cyril Ramaphosa, leader of South Africa's ruling party, the African National Congress, was elected Thursday by the National Assembly to be the nation's new president.
Zhou Haiyan is happy that up to 1,200 endangered white cranes, a third of the global population, spend winter in lotus root fields near Poyang Lake, China's largest freshwater lake.
China plans to put more old factories and workshops under state protection as industrial heritage sites, official sources said.
Two independent studies show that the biggest black holes in the universe are growing faster than the rate of stars being formed in their galaxies, meaning that at last the voracious black holes may disappear those massive galaxies.
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday sent his Spring Festival greetings to the youth of Hong Kong, asking them to serve Hong Kong and the country with their actions.
Photo taken on Feb. 15, 2018 shows giant panda cubs at Wolong Shenshuping Base of China Conservation and Research Center for Giant Pandas, southwest China's Sichuan Province.
Sui Wenjing and Han Cong of China compete in the figure skating short program on day six of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics at Gangneung Ice Arena in Gangneung, South Korea, on Feb 15, 2018.
Sui Wenjing (R) and Han Cong of China compete during the pair skating short program of figure skating at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games, in Gangneung Ice Arena, South Korea, on Feb. 14, 2018. Sui Wenjing and Han Cong won the first place in the pair skating short program with 82.39 points.
Attendants hang up red lanterns on the train from Fuzhou, southeast China's Fujian Province to southwest China's Chongqing, Feb. 13, 2018. Many trains were decorated to greet the upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year which falls on Feb. 16 this year.
Citizens buy flowers in Jinan, east China's Shandong Province, Feb. 12, 2018. People bought flowers to decorate their homes for the upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year which falls on Feb. 16 this year.
A fork-tailed sunbird gathers honey on a cherry tree at the Fuzhou National Forest Park in Fuzhou, capital of southeast China's Fujian Province, Feb. 14, 2018.
Handler Bill McFadden poses for photos with Flynn, a Bichon Frise winning "best in show" award during the 2018 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, as they show up at the Top of the Rock Observation Deck at Rockefeller Center in New York, the United States, on Feb. 14, 2018.
Figure skaters Sui Wenjing/Han Cong won China's second silver medal at PyeongChang Olympics on Thursday in pair event with 235.47 points after free skating, 0.43 points away from the top of the podium.
Seventy-two salvage ships and 20 helicopters have been deployed in China's coastal waters to ensure travel safety at sea during the Spring Festival, or Chinese Lunar New Year.
Tradition of buying plants ahead of Spring Festival gets a boost from rising living standards
Beijing recorded 115 consecutive days without "effective precipitation" as of Wednesday, its longest dry spell in 47 years.
Human error may be to blame for the Russian plane crash that killed 71 people, Russian investigators said on Tuesday, noting that the plane's pilots failed to turn on the heating unit for its measuring equipment, resulting in flawed speed data.
Scientist's journey of discovery takes her into the lush highlands and lowlands of Yunnan to uncover the medical secrets of ethnic groups and share them with the world
Drivers and pedestrians crossing overpasses and footbridges in Guangzhou in November could expect to see Bougainvillea glabra in full bloom against the backdrop of an azure autumn sky.
A study of the University of Illinois (UI) links fox domestication to changes in gene activity in the pituitary gland, a brain center that kicks out hormones to regulate various bodily functions, including the stress response.
Wearing a $900 parka with real coyote fur and Canadian Hutterite goose down, originally designed for expeditions to the South Pole, on her three-minute walk to work, sounds perfectly fine to Amber Zhang who makes less than $800 a month.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said Wednesday that China is intensifying communication with Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) members on preparations for the SCO summit to be held in Qingdao in June.
Xiangyanghong 01, China's elite scientific research ship docked at a port in Chile on Wednesday after completing a maritime research mission in the Antarctica, according to First Institute of Oceanography of the State Oceanic Administration.
China's monetary authority set up its multitasking goals this year to better balance economic growth, financial deleveraging and risk prevention while maintaining a tough regulatory stance.
Chinese peacekeeper Zhang Qun quietly walked past a classroom of South Sudanese students as they were taking an exam. Everything seemed peaceful -- only the broken windows and bullet holes on the nearby buildings testified to lurking danger.
China is to continue its campaign against the spread of vulgar, pornographic, or violent content on live streaming platforms, and online cartoons featuring popular children's characters in sexual or violent scenarios.
The China Coast Guard (CCG) handled 891 smuggling cases involving 4 billion yuan (about 631 million U.S. dollars) last year, authorities said.
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has decided to use AI technology to help China boost its pig-husbandry industry, which has long been plagued with poor efficiency and high labor costs.
A mass shooting in a Florida high school killed 17 people on Wednesday, local police said.
Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, delivers a speech to a festival reception at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, Feb. 14, 2018.
South African President Jacob Zuma resigned Wednesday evening under the pressure of the ruling party African National Congress (ANC).
President Xi Jinping, on behalf of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and the State Council, extended Spring Festival greetings to all Chinese people Wednesday.
President Xi Jinping called on Wednesday for diligence and hard work by people across the country to achieve national rejuvenation.
The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) on Monday rolled out its budget for fiscal year 2019, asking Congress for 716 billion U.S. dollars for arms purchases and a staff expansion, and bringing a slew of questions and doubts.
Police in the U.S. eastern state of Maryland are investigating a possible shooting that injured at least three people outside the National Security Agency headquarters at Fort Meade, local media reported on Wednesday.
People who own pets are better able to manage mental health conditions, a study published Wednesday by three British universities revealed.
Several qualities of the dog, including sincerity, valor, vitality, loyalty, pragmatism and responsibility, are the bedrock of China-France relations, said Francois de Rugy, president of the National Assembly of France, on Monday.
President Xi Jinping encouraged Chinese people to work hard in the new era during his Spring Festival speech on Wednesday.
Foreign direct investment (FDI) into the Chinese mainland rose 0.3 percent year on year to reach 80.36 billion yuan (12.67 billion U.S. dollars) last month, data showed Wednesday.
Electrified autonomous vehicles will revolutionize urban mobility by reducing travel costs by up to 40 percent and cut down CO2 marginal emissions to zero, a World Economic Forum (WEF) report said Tuesday.
The Chinese Embassy in the Maldives has refuted claims by former Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed that China had been engaged in "land grabbing" in the Maldivian Islands.
Chinese fashion designer Vivienne Hu on Tuesday debuted her Fall/Winter 2018 line inspired by the 1,600-year-old Dunhuang Mogao Grottoes in northwest China, at the ongoing New York Fashion Week (NYFW).
The Long March-3B rocket launched Monday from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China's Sichuan Province marked the seventh successful mission of the Long March rocket series since the beginning of 2018.
Former Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Hak-soo was summoned by South Korean prosecutors for an alleged corruption involving former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak, Yonhap news agency reported Wednesday citing the prosecution office.
The Asia-Pacific region has become a big driver of the global aviation industry, corporate executives and industry organizations said.
China's medal hopeful Sui Wenjing/Han Cong finish the first place in the figure skating short program at the PyeongChang Olympics on Wednesday after posting a personal best of 82.39 points.
Beijing residents are playing an increasingly important role in helping police keep the city safe, according to the capital's security authorities.
As Spring Festival approaches, many migrant workers have already left Beijing to return to their hometowns for family reunions, and this has left a major shortage in Beijing's domestic helper market.
Xiongan New Area in Hebei province is exploring the establishment of a housing system that handles both rentals and housing price controls and strives to meet the housing needs of all people in the area.
A steamed bun seller in Kunming, capital of Yunnan, heated up more than 40 steamers of buns on Feb. 14, one day before Spring Festival, attracting a lot of business.
When Xie Liang was preparing to return to his original post after finishing his one-year assignment as a poverty relief cadre in Alingchao village in Qahar Right Wing Middle Banner, Inner Mongolia autonomous region, 57 villagers signed a petition requesting he stay.
As the United States' economy has recovered in the wake of the 2008 global financial crisis, the U.S. Federal Reserve has gradually raised interest rates. As a result, rates have risen from 0.25 percent in December 2008 to their current 1.5 percent. Although each increase had an initial negative impact on the stock market, every downturn has been accompanied by a subsequent rebound due to an influx of large buy orders.
The visit to Washington by State Councilor Yang Jiechi has helped set in motion what a spokesperson for U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says will be a "constructive and productive" bilateral relationship during the second year of Trump's presidency.
Yang Fan's feelings of anxiety finally subsided after a court overturned a decision that ordered him to compensate the family of an elderly man who died after a quarrel over smoking in an elevator.
The People's Bank of China (PBOC), the central bank, said Tuesday that it had authorized J.P. Morgan Chase Bank to provide Renminbi clearing services in the United States.
Beijing has beefed up its efforts to ensure public security by sending some 900,000 security staff and volunteers to patrol the capital, as the Lunar New Year approaches.
Hong Kong's top officials paid silent tribute on Tuesday to the victims of the city's second-most deadly bus crash.
Beijing dismissed a former Maldivian president's remarks on China-Maldives cooperation as one-sided and disparaging on Tuesday.
Premier Li Keqiang called on Tuesday for firm efforts to alleviate poverty and improve people's lives as China forges ahead with a campaign to revitalize industrial bases in the country's "rust belt".
A court in Hebei province has ruled a defendant need not compensate the family of a man who died after fleeing a traffic accident he was involved in.
Weather is one of things that most concern Chinese as they celebrate the Spring Festival holiday, which almost always involves long trips home to visit relatives and friends.
The top of the Empire State Building in Midtown Manhattan, New York, shined in red and gold at sunset on Tuesday to celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year that falls on Feb. 16 this year.
Microsoft founder Bill Gates said it's a great honor for him to be elected into the Chinese Academy of Engineering, and he would take advantage of the opportunity to communicate with Chinese academicians to improve the world.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has stressed the difficulty of the battle against poverty and the urgency of solving significant problems in poverty alleviation.
Head of Paris-based advertising firm Havas Group vows to invest more in China, especially in talents.