For Mark Willcher, a resident from the U.S. state of Maryland, having a son from China means a lot of happiness and also having to learn a lot－culture, language and traditions that are way different from the United States.
As the Chinese New Year is getting closer, the world is getting into the mood of the Spring Festival celebration.
A duty-free company that operates at London's Heathrow Airport has apologized after Chinese customers accused it of discrimination.
Denmark's Prince Henrik, the husband of Queen Margrethe II, died on late Tuesday night, the palace announced early Wednesday.
The nation's top economic regulator this week further tightened regulation for debt issuance as regulatory authorities pledged to prevent further accumulation of hidden debt by local governments.
Textile manufacturer Shandong Ruyi International Fashion Industry Investment Holding Co, the LVMH of China, has stepped up its global acquisitions with the purchase of Swiss luxury clothing brand Bally International AG.
nowboarder Liu Jiayu's historic silver medal in the ladies' halfpipe at the Winter Olympics on Tuesday represents a major boost in China's drive to grow its burgeoning winter sports sector.
Chinese scientists have verified the correlation between gut bacteriophage and Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) for the first time, according to a paper recently published in the academic journal Microbiome.
The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) ended the Tropospheric Emission Spectrometer's (TES) almost 14-year career of discovery on Jan. 31, the U.S. space agency said on Tuesday.
At the press conference held in Beijing on Feb. 12, the organizing committee introduced the overall scheme and preparations of the annual film festival, which will be held from April 15 - 22 this year.
Chinese multinational telecommunications company ZTE launched its new smartphone AXON M in Spain at an event held in Madrid late Tuesday.
Chinese companies are expected to raise more funds in the global dollar bond market this year after robust issuance in 2017, even as inflation fears trigger speculation that major central banks might raise interest rates more aggressively.
Every dog has its day, and now dogs in China have their year.
Illegal fireworks seized by police are destroyed through explosion in Shenyang City, the capital of Northeast China’s Liaoning Province, Feb. 13, 2018.
Lebanon's telecommunications service provider Ogero announced on Tuesday that China's Huawei, along with two other foreign technology firms, was awarded tenders to distribute fiber optics service in the country.
Ant Financial Services Group, the financial arm of technology company Alibaba Group, is planning to raise up to $5 billion in its latest series of fundraising, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.
President Xi Jinping pledged to not leave a single person behind in the process of building a well-off society during his four-day inspection tour of mountainous Sichuan province.
Chinese Super League (CSL) champions Guangzhou Evergrande were handed a stern opening test in their quest for an eighth straight Chinese top-flight title as they host crosstown rivals Guangzhou R&F in the first round of the new season.
Mercedes-Benz (China) will recall 20,779 vehicles in China over faulty seat belts, according to China's top quality regulator.
Bank of China (BOC) and Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) are among the potential bidders for German transport finance lender DVB Bank, three sources familiar with the matter said.
A Henan Province woman who for years felt remorse for stealing a bar of soap when she was 12 tried to make up for the crime 100-fold.
Two men are behind bars after they robbed a vehicle as a patrol car passed and led police on a wild chase that saw one of the oblivious criminals flee into a police compound.
China's Didi Chuxing and SoftBank Group Corp will roll out a venture in Japan later this year to provide ride-hailing services.
When cyclists use one of the Mobike or ofo shared bikes that seem to dot almost every major city in China, they probably don't relate the colorful two-wheeler in front of them with a state-of-the-art spacecraft in orbit high above the Earth.
Mexican banking and financial group Interacciones is looking to work with Chinese companies on financial backing for infrastructure, energy and transport projects in Mexico, according to the group's general director Carlos Rojo.
China has tightened its regulation of the country's insurers' overseas financing activities, aiming to reduce their capital leverage and prevent the illegal transfer of onshore assets to overseas markets.
Domestic conglomerate HNA Group is now selling off real estate assets to raise cash, leading observers to speculate that the company is having financial problems amid a push by the Chinese government to reduce leverage in the economy.
The Chinese embassy in Tehran on Tuesday signed a handover certificate with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to mark the successful conclusion of a 1-million-dollar refugee aid project.
Machine battle reality show set to make debut.The fighting arena weighs up to 230 tons, boasting bulletproof glass that can withstand the blast of a bazooka and reinforced steel protective plates.
teamed bun with colorful patterns, a kind of traditional food in some parts of China, is usually made during the Spring Festival to convey the meaning of better life.
The number of passenger trips around China hit 108.363 million from Feb. 1 to Feb. 12 this year. The Spring Festival travel rush began on Feb. 1 and will last until March 12.
China's large passenger aircraft, the C919, is seen at the assembly line in Shanghai, east China, Feb. 13, 2018. Staff members here stick to their post to test the C919 to acquire its airworthiness certificates.
Xi made an inspection tour in Sichuan and extended greetings ahead of the Spring Festival, which falls on Feb. 16 this year.
China will oppose any "unfair and unreasonable" trade measures by countries such as the U.S. against its steel companies, a Chinese government think tank said on Tuesday, arguing protectionism will "poison" the industry.
The approach of Valentine's Day has witnessed a decline of fresh flower sales, which traders attributed to the weather and its proximity this year to the Spring Festival.
Mainstream films in Chinese cinemas will be given priority with the creation of a "People's Cinema Line," which experts said could alter China's celebrity-focused movie industry and better convey core socialist values.
The year 2018 will witness more China-made satellites being sent into space with greater frequency, which will incentivize China to produce more rockets effectively and also show the strength of China's aerospace industry.
An international search for a DNA match to the biological parents of an adopted child has ignited the caring hearts of thousands of people in China and the United States, especially at a time of traditional family reunions during Spring Festival.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has stressed efforts to eradicate poverty and improve people's well-being during an inspection in the northeastern Jilin Province ahead of the Spring Festival.
China is to further open more sectors including rail and telecommunications to private investment in 2018, as part of a broader push to create a favorable environment for the private sector.
China on Tuesday urged the United States to exercise trade restriction measures with restraint and abide by multilateral trading rules to contribute a positive impetus to the global economy, the Ministry of Commerce said.
China has begun constructing the world's largest unmanned cargo ship test field in the Wanshan Marine Area in the South China Sea off the coast of the southern city of Zhuhai.
China's anti-corruption watchdog is showing Party members it's not without a sense of humor after posting an online quiz and a funny short video reminding officials not to get involved in corruption scandals during the Spring Festival.
China's tightening regulations on bank lending have put more hidden credit back on balance sheets, as the authorities strive to readjust the method of calculating the major money supply indicator to better supervise financial expansion.
As Spring Festival, the most important festival for Chinese, approaches, emotions associated with "coming home" dominate the country's social media platforms.
12306.cn, China's official website for purchasing railway tickets, has become the largest of this kind in the world, with combined sales reaching 3.5 billion in 2017, reports chinanews.com.
Lu Wei, former deputy head of the Publicity Department of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and former head of the Cyberspace Administration of China, has been expelled from the Party and dismissed from public office for multiple offenses including taking bribes, the top anti-graft body said Tuesday.
As most parts of south China continue to expect higher temperatures, parts of the west, northwest and northeast will be hit by snow or sleet, the national observatory said Tuesday.
China was once a recipient of development aid, but now it is a major financial and technology contributor to global health.
China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will start consultation on the Code of Conduct in the South China Sea in early March, according to a consultative meeting between China and the Philippines on Tuesday.
Less than half of parents of children with intellectual and developmental disabilities make long-term plans about who will take over their child's care if the parent or other relative providing care dies or becomes incapacitated, a study of the University of Illinois (UI) said.
While tens of millions of Chinese are heading home for the Lunar New Year holiday, President Xi Jinping is visiting the homes of villagers in southwest China's Sichuan Province about 2,000 km from Beijing.
More domestic internet titans have joined the trend of sending digital red envelopes, or cash gifts, ahead of this year's Chinese lunar new year season, which begins on Friday.
The crash of a Russian airplane resulting in the death of 71 people on board could have been caused by the icing of its avionics, the Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC) said in a statement Tuesday.
South Africa's ruling party, the African National Congress (ANC), on Tuesday confirmed that it will recall South African President Jacob Zuma.
China has imported a herd of 115 reindeer from the Netherlands as part of an effort to boost the number of the species in the country, authorities said Tuesday.
While a rising number of single people worry their Chinese parents, the demographic shift has become a business opportunity for retailers and service providers.
President Xi Jinping and other Chinese leaders have visited former senior leaders to offer greetings ahead of the Spring Festival.
Cuba plans to publish the Spanish edition of at least two books on the thoughts and ideas of Chinese President Xi Jinping.
When it comes to customer care, honesty is no doubt the best policy. A duty free shop in London apparently didn't get the memo.
China's non-financial outbound direct investment (ODI) maintained a double-digit growth in January, the third consecutive monthly increase, official data showed Tuesday.
"My job is to serve the people," President Xi Jinping told local villagers in suburban Chengdu, capital of southwest China's Sichuan Province, on Monday.
A court in north China's Hebei Province Tuesday dismissed a suit brought by the family of a hit-and-run driver.
China has launched a scientific project on big Earth data, according to the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).
As presales of the Chinese version of Japanese writer Haruki Murakami's new book "Killing Commendatore" have begun, Chinese scholars praised the book for acknowledging the Nanjing Massacre.
Chinese snowboarders Zhang Yiwei and Shi Wancheng failed in their attempts to get into the final of the men's half-pipe event at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics on Tuesday.
China tops the world in smart city construction, said multinational professional services provider Deloitte in a report issued on Monday.
Flags were flown at half-mast Tuesday morning at the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government headquarters to mourn the 19 people who died in Saturday's bus crash in the New Territories.
Driver of the bus involved in Saturday's fatal crash in Hong Kong appeared in court Tuesday, and prosecutors said they were considering a "more serious charge" against him.
About 1,300 inmates from around 300 prisons across the country will be temporarily released for family gatherings during the upcoming Spring Festival holiday, which falls on Feb. 16 this year, according to the Ministry of Justice (MOJ).
Seeing 85.50 points on the screen, Liu Jiayu smiled excitedly.
A recent photo has seen high praise on the internet. In the picture, a SWAT police officer is passing his boxed supper to an old woman on the street in the extremely cold winter.
China has begun constructing the world's largest unmanned cargo ship test field in the Wanshan Marine Area in Zhuhai, South China's Guangdong Province, media reported.
China doubled its funding for basic science research over the past 5 years, from 41.1 billion RMB ($6.5 billion) in 2011 to 82 billion RMB in 2016.
A South Korean court on Tuesday sentenced Choi Soon-sil, a longtime friend of ousted President Park Geun-hye, to 20 years in prison, 15 months after Choi was taken into custody in November 2016 for multiple charges including abuse of power and extortion, according to local media reports.
Young Americans should be encouraged to have cultural exchanges especially with their Chinese counterparts, a U.S. expert from the south central U.S. state of Texas told Xinhua on Monday.
Could humans ever live on Mars? Award-winning architect gave a positive answer and even a timescale to this question: in 100 years.
Couplets with each approximately 15 meters high and 2 meters wide are hung on the 12 ancient city gates in Nanjing to welcome the coming Spring Festival which falls on Feb. 16.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in said the United States had shown its willingness to talk with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Moon's spokesman said Tuesday.
China's central bank Tuesday injected 393 billion yuan (about 62.2 billion U.S. dollars) into the market via the medium-term lending facility (MLF) to maintain liquidity.
Chinese Consul General to San Francisco Luo Linquan said Monday that he hoped overseas Chinese in the United States would continue to work for the long-term development of China-U.S. relations.
A robot dog developed by a Chinese university impressed the society for "the technology that has reached world-class levels," developers said.
People mourn the victims in the AN-148 passenger jet crash near the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow, Russia, on Feb. 12, 2018.
Jake Lee Pinnick, a 27-year-old from Illinois, U.S., is learning traditional Chinese martial arts at a Taoist martial art school in Wudang Mountain. He is not just a student, but also a coach, teaching essence of martial art.
Japanese short track speedskater Kei Saito has tested positive in the first doping case of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics Games.
A keeper cleans the feet of an elephant while another keeper feeds the animal at a zoo in Taiyuan City, the capital of North China’s Shanxi Province, Feb. 12, 2018.
Chimelong Group, a conglomerate that owns and operates theme parks, luxury hotels and leisure entertainment businesses, will soon open a panda-themed hotel in Guangzhou, the capital of Guangdong province, to meet growing domestic demand for leisure hospitality from families.
China's spending on research and development (R&D) grew faster in 2017 as the country continued to push for innovation-driven development.
Xiao Yaqing, head of the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission (SASAC), said State-owned enterprises, large in size but inadequate to meet the standard of world-class enterprises at present, will be gradually developed into world-class enterprises in the future.
Liu Jiayu won the silver medal with 89.75 points at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games at Phoenix Snow Park in PyeongChang, South Korea, on Feb. 13, 2018.
As of 2015, the Chinese mainland has 730 registered animation companies. Animation went from filling 82,300 minutes of TV air time in 2006 to 134,000 minutes in 2015.
Chinese President Xi Jinping Monday visited Yingxiu Town of Wenchuan County, epicenter of the magnitude 8 earthquake that hit southwest China's Sichuan Province on May 12, 2008.
As the Year of the Rooster takes its leave, it is only days before the Year of the Dog arrives. (This year, the Chinese New Year starts on February 16.)
A cavalier King Charles spaniel is groomed in the benching area at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, Feb. 12, 2018. More than 2,880 dogs from all 50 states are taking part in the 142nd annual competition.
Construction has started on a test site for unmanned ships in Zhuhai in south China's Guangdong Province, sources here said Tuesday.
Woof, woof, the dog is barking at the door. The Chinese Year of Dog begins on February 16.
Comprehensively pushing forward the reform of China's national supervision system has been highlighted as a key task of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI) in 2018.
In Chinese culture the dog is known not only for its fidelity but also as a guardian of peace in the underworld, exhibits suggest at the Best Wishes from the Auspicious Dog exhibition in Beijing.
About 20 million UnionPay cards were issued outside the Chinese mainland in 2017, taking the total number of cards issued overseas to about 90 million, the company said on Tuesday.
Liu Jiayu snatched the silver medal of the women's snowboard halfpipe, the first medal for China at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games on Tuesday.
China's Ministry of Commerce will impose anti-dumping measures on imported styrene monomer by requiring importers to pay a cash deposit on purchase.
A duty-free company that runs its business at London Heathrow Airport apologized on Monday after Chinese customers accused it of alleged discrimination over its VIP voucher policy.
Taiwan’s miniature artist Chen Forng-Shean shows his latest work, a miniature sculpture of a group of dogs.
Former Brazil international midfielder Ralf has returned to his former club Corinthians on a free transfer, the Brazilian club said on Monday.
A palace and 27 sculptures at the mausoleum of Tang Emperor Daizong (726-779 AD) are among the latest, most important archeological discoveries unearthed last year at the Yuan Ling tombs in Shaanxi Province's Tan Shan mountain range.