Photos show the life and training of 69-year-old double amputee Xia Boyu. A soccer player before he joined the Chinese Mountaineering Team in 1974, Xia lost his legs due to frostbite during a mission a year later to climb Qomolangma, known in the West as Mount Everest. But the sports enthusiast never gave up his passion for breaking physical limits and his biggest dream of reaching the world’s highest peak.
Housing one eighth of global jellyfish species in more than 50 exhibition tanks, the Chongqing ocean park opened on Feb 10.
Chinese home appliance giant Haier said that it is currently studying the feasibilities of D-share listing in the German market, but a decision is yet to be made.
Shanghai Municipal Prison Administration has allowed 10 inmates to return to their homes for Spring Festival, the Chinese Lunar New Year, with one condition: each should wear a GPS tracker and report to their respective jails every day.
U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has announced that its Juno spacecraft accomplished a close flyby over Jupiter's churning atmosphere this week, successfully completing its 10th science orbit.
Photo taken by Brazilian photographer Hid Saib shows a model wearing glow-in-the-dark neon make-up. The photographer creates unusual images by using specks of fluorescent paint illuminated by ultra-violet light to produce portraits that glow.
Police caught a man suspected of knife attack at a shopping mall in downtown Beijing Sunday.
Penguins in Tang suit from Harbin Polarland walk on the Harbin Central Street, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, Feb. 10, 2018.
The report delivered by Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, to the 19th CPC National Congress has been published in 10 foreign languages.
With the theme of embracing the Year of the Dog, the 2018 Dingsheng Royal Lantern Fair kicks off in Chengde city, North China's Hebei Province.
A craftsman made a 98-cm high sugar pagoda at an intangible cultural heritage fair in Chongqing on Feb. 9.
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and South Korea have vowed to keep the momentum of inter-Korean rapprochement, the official Korean Central News Agency reported Sunday.
The central government expressed deep condolences to all the victims, sympathized with their relatives, and hoped the injured could recover soon.
Chinese figure skaters were held back in team event competition at the PyeongChang Olympics on Sunday with a disappointing sixth finish after all short programs, as only top five teams were qualified for free skating.
Tommee, a golden retriever, competes in the Masters Agility Championship during the Westminster Kennel Club's Westminster Week in New York, Feb. 10, 2018.
Some 21.6 million companies were registered in the past five years in China, thanks to the government's push for entrepreneurship and innovation to bolster growth.
Photo taken on Feb. 10, 2018 shows cheongsam hobbyists dressed in cheongsam decorated with paper cuttings designed by Liang Ying in Liaocheng, east China's Shandong Province.
A member of the "Bloco da Lama" (Block of Mud) group performs on Jabaquara beach, during a carnival festivities in Paraty, Brazil, Feb. 10, 2018.
China's central bank suspended open market operations for the 13th consecutive working day Sunday, citing sufficient liquidity in the banking system.
Lock-up shares worth over 31.6 billion yuan (about 5 billion U.S. dollars) from 26 companies will become eligible for trading on the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges next week.
The Ullens Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing has kicked off its Spring Festival season with a series of cultural activities since the start of February, including dance performances, movies, talks and exhibitions.
Major mental disorders such as autism, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder appear to have more in common than previously thought, new research finds.
A total of 6,941 flu cases were confirmed among inbound passengers in December and January, according to the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine.
As Valentine's Day draws closer, there is a nugget of information to help cheer up those who are single. Scientific research has found "a handful of" benefits of being single, with alone- time being considered an advantage, the Business Insider reported.
South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon on Sunday hosted a lunch for the high-ranking delegation from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), including the younger sister of top DPRK leader Kim Jong Un.
hina is to play a tiebreaker with Norway Sunday evening after crushing the same opponent 9-3 in the morning in the round robin session of curling mixed doubles at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics.
Two more mainland tourists were confirmed dead Sunday in the powerful earthquake in Taiwan's Hualien County, bringing the death toll to 17.
The high-speed railway bridge, 721 meters in length, is a part of the Shanghai-Kunming high-speed railway line, which links the country's prosperous eastern coast with the less-developed southwest.
Foxconn Industrial Internet Co., Ltd. has filed its prospectus with China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) for its Shanghai listing review, said the CSRC on its website Friday, while the prospectus disclosed no details on share pricing or sizing.
Initial investigation found the minibus involved in a fatal accident Saturday was overloaded, authorities in central China's Hubei Province said Sunday.
U.S. lawmakers may soften legislation that aims to heighten scrutiny of Chinese investment in the U.S. technology sector.
A California state senator said that the coming Chinese New Year was special to him because he was born in the Year of the Dog.
Tuesday afternoon on the main stage of Meany Hall at the University of Washington, 62 young musicians from the Tsinghua University Symphonic Band (THUMB) treated the audience to a performance at the 30th Annual University of the Washington Pacific Northwest Band Festival.
The spectacular liftoff of the SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket on Tuesday was clouded by one puzzlement: part of the payload was a car. A red Tesla convertible with the top down and a mannequin named Starman in a spacesuit strapped into the driver's seat, to be exact.
At least 27 people were killed and 18 others seriously wounded when a bus collided with motorcycle in Indonesia's West Java province on Saturday, according to police and hospital earlier Sunday.
China has never changed its stand on the measured height of Qomolangma, known as Mount Everest in the West, National Administration of Surveying, Mapping and Geo information said Saturday.
The hugely popular documentary "A Bite of China" is coming back with its third season and is scheduled to air daily starting Feb. 19 during the Spring Festival holiday, according to a launch conference held in Beijing.
A unified Korean women's ice hockey team, first of its kind in the Olympic history, has won the hearts of millions on Saturday night, despite a 8-0 loss to the Sochi bronze winner Switzerland in their debut at the PyeongChang Olympic Games.
China advanced to the final in a time of 4:05.315 and set a new Olympic record of the event.
Lim Hyo-jun of South Korea delighted home fans with victory in men's short track speed skating 1,500 meters final while a unified Korean women's ice hockey team made its debut at the PyeongChang Winter Games on Saturday.
Shanghai government posted a new guideline to boost consumption of new-energy vehicles, lending support for development of new-energy vehicles and fuel cell vehicles.
China remains unwavering in its support of the private sector and will create favorable conditions for its development, Vice Premier Wang Yang said.
Traditional Chinese homes are quickly vanishing from the landscape as China's drive toward modernity gains pace, and experts say that everyone has a role to play in ensuring that heritage architectures do not go extinct
For 20 years, the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)'s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) has been perfecting the Deep Space Atomic Clock (DSAC), an instrument perfect for deep space exploration.
The two robots wrote Spring Festival couplets and the Chinese character for Fu, meaning good fortune, to bring New Year greetings to the people.
Police dogs patrol on the square of the Hankou Railway Station in order to secure the safety during the Spring Festival travel rush in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, Feb. 9, 2018.
Hu Xianmin is in the midst of carving the scenes of a famous oil painting onto a piece of teakwood the length of a snooker cue.
Chinese railway greeted a travel rush as the Spring Festival approaches near.
The new television series titled National Treasure that features cultural relics from nine leading museums in China has been applauded by a large number of viewers.
Fishing is forbidden in the Yellow River and its 13 tributaries from April 1 to June 30, the Ministry of Agriculture announced on Friday.
The recent visit of Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi to the United States will help set course for bilateral engagement and cooperation in the future, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said on Saturday.
The Spring Festival holiday tourism market is expected to see a volume of 385 million people, a 12 percent increase from 2017, the China National Tourism Administration said.
Shanghai's two airports are receiving the largest number of passengers in a year from this weekend during the Spring Festival travel peak.
With the Year of the Dog just around the corner, Chinese may find it hard to stick to the routine of sending zodiac sign themed blessings, since dog-related words in Chinese generally have negative connotations. However, things have been changing in the past few recent years.
The 261 graduates from the first class of the New York University Shanghai, have achieved an overall placement rate of 94 percent in a variety of professional and academic fields since graduating in May last year, the first Sino-US joint venture college in Shanghai said on Friday as it released the first destination report for its inaugural class.
China will launch a long-awaited crude oil futures contract on March 26, the country's securities regulator said on Friday, a move that Chinese analysts hoped might eventually see the formation of a globally influential crude futures market.
Over 500 foreign students and their teachers took part in a series of traditional celebrations for the coming Chinese New Year in downtown Changning District in Shanghai today.
It has been officially announced that Chinese-Canadian singer and actor Kris Wu is to play in the 2018 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game, becoming the first Chinese star to be invited to play for three consecutive years.
Gui Minhai, a Swedish national and Hong Kong bookseller, was detained again recently by Chinese police over suspected violations of Chinese law, about three months after his release from a Chinese prison.
Shanghai's education bureau said on Saturday that public and private primary schools will carry out admission procedures at the same time this year, which is hoped to ease the burden on students.
Chinese fashion designer Tao Wang, who has gained an international reputation among powerful, professional and modern women, is to debut the latest collection of her namesake brand TAORAY WANG on Saturday at the New York Fashion Week (NYFW).
To Ye Zhiyong, islands should be as verdant and lush as his home－the forested Xiamen Island in southeastern Fujian province. However, about 250 kilometers to the northeast, the scenery on Pingtan Island brought to mind a sense of desolation when he arrived in March 2012.
China has released a guideline on protecting the environment and ecology of Antarctica by regulating Chinese tourist and research activities on the continent.
Shanghai's traffic law enforcement department has ordered Didi Chuxing to take action against taxi drivers who use a loophole on the app to cherry-pick customers.
A center for the testing of self-driving cars has opened in Beijing's Haidian District, reports Beijing Daily.
Alibaba's Founder and Executive Chairman Jack Ma hoped Alibaba's participation could make Olympic Games different and illustrate the greatness of small in an exclusive interview with Xinhua on Saturday.
The People's Liberation Army is making remarkable progress in its ability to safeguard national sovereignty and win a war in the South China Sea.
China may slow down the pace of financial deleveraging after its stock market suffered another sharp decline on Friday, sparking concerns that domestic regulatory tightening coupled with external uncertainties could exacerbate selling pressure in the equity market.
China will launch crude oil futures on March 26, as the world's second largest economy moves to gain pricing power over commodities.
While hundreds of millions of people are moving around the country to reunite with their families for Spring Festival, which begins on Feb 16, Wang Mengfan, 27, is staying at her pet shop in Shanghai and preparing for the peak season during the festival.
At least 18 people were killed and 62 injured on Saturday after a double-decker bus overturned in China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR).
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) said here on Saturday that the handshake between Kim Yo Jong, the younger sister of DPR Korea's top leader Kim Jong Un, and South Korean president Moon Jae-in at the Olympic Games opening ceremony was a "historic moment".
German automaker Daimler AG recently quoted the Dalai Lama in one of its social media posts, with the gaffe drawing sharp and widespread criticism in China.
A Chinese cultural show in New Delhi to celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year of the Dog, or Spring Festival, turned out to be a packed-house on Friday night, with over 1,000 people acclaiming the Chinese artists.
The celebration of the Chinese Lunar New Year started in St. Petersburg on Friday with the Sichuan Culture Festival.
China lifted 68.53 million people out of poverty over the past five years, as it made impressive progress in poverty reduction, according to the State Council Leading Group Office of Poverty Alleviation and Development.
China's Chief Justice Zhou Qiang has asked the country's courts to strengthen the anti-corruption campaign and conduct strict self-supervision in 2018.
Chinese national women's soccer team defeated U.S. National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) finalist, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) women's team, 4-0 in a friendly on Friday.
Asia's largest skiing park, the Changbai Mountains All Season Terrain Park, in northeast China's Jilin Province has opened to tourists.
World's first new energy multifunctional explosion-proof vehicle, manufactured by a Chinese heavy mining equipment developer, has been delivered in central China's Hubei Province and will help enhance mining safety.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Friday suggested closer alignment of China's Belt and Road Initiative with Indonesia's development strategy.
China's latest J-20 stealth fighters have been commissioned into air force combat service, a spokesperson confirmed Friday.
Kim Jong Un, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), invited South Korean President Moon Jae-in to visit the DPRK at Moon's convenient time, the presidential Blue House said Saturday.
Three-D printable tools may help astronauts analyze how the space environment impacts their health so as to ensure successful long-term missions, the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has said.
Visiting Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi met U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House's Oval Office on Friday, calling for the two sides to manage disputes and enhance coordination on the Korean Peninsula and other issues.
U.S. firm Cheniere Energy announced Friday that it has struck two long-term deals to sell liquefied natural gas (LNG) to China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC).
Penguins in Tang suit from Harbin Polarland walk on the Harbin Central Street, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province.
The number of gun crimes in China dropped 81.3 percent from 311 in 2012 to 58 in 2017, the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) has said.
Police dog trainers and their dog here celebrate the day of Xiaonian by being together. Xiaonian falls on the 23rd or 24th day of the last month of the Chinese traditional lunar calendar, marking the start of the countdown to Chinese Year of the Dog.
The stunning exhibition featuring the famous Terracotta Warriors opened to public in Liverpool on Friday.
China's Terracotta Army marched to Britain as Liverpool's long-awaited Terracotta Warriors exhibition opened on Friday. Objects from one of the world's greatest archaeological discoveries attracted hundreds of visitors on the first day.
For nearly a quarter-century, Ottawa has been the site of North America's largest annual dragon-boat festivals, which builds on a Chinese tradition of racing boats adorned with dragon heads and tails that dates back more than two millennia.
Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang on Friday called on countries throughout the world to open e-commerce markets for each other to brace for the fresh growth opportunities in emerging trade.
Namibia's port in the coastal town of Walvis Bay will become the "most brilliant pearl on the Atlantic Coast of southwest Africa" with the delivery of four ship-to-shore (STS) cranes manufactured by China, the Chinese ambassador to the country said Friday.
Police have busted an illegal casino in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, seizing 104 gamblers and 535 gambling devices.
Wang Yuanping, a peasant's daughter, was one of China's 43 million rural poor in 2016 with very limited prospects. Now, she is training to become a geriatric nurse in Beijing and expects to start work in 2019.
Dongfeng Peugeot Citroen Automobile Company Ltd. has begun to recall 3,681 problematic automobiles, China's consumer quality watchdog has said.
Four high-ranking delegates from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) met with South Korean President Moon Jae-in Saturday at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, local TV footage showed.
China's financial institutions, including banks, insurers and securities firms, saw net investment inflows from overseas investors in 2017, data from the nation's foreign exchange regulator showed.
Visiting Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi met U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House's Oval Office on Friday, urging the two nations to enhance coordination and cooperation on the Korean Peninsula and other international issues.
China beat the United States 6-4 in the round robin session of curling mixed doubles at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics on Saturday.
China's securities regulator did not approve a single Initial Public Offering (IPO) application in the past week amid tightening scrutiny.
China's dinosaur county, Jiayin, in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province has restored a total of 813 dinosaur fossils since 1902.
Tibet Airlines has added flights for Chunyun, China's Spring Festival travel rush, to meet the increasing demand, the company has said.