China's Ministry of Water Resources (MWR) on Sunday raised the emergency response for flood control to level II, the second-highest in the response system, as heavy downpours continued to lash vast stretches of the country.
China has made strides in boosting forest cover amid its national greening campaign, fulfilling 65.8 percent of its annual afforestation target in the first half of the year, official data shows.
The majority of Chinese citizens are positive about future income growth despite short-term pressure from the COVID-19 epidemic, a newly-released survey report has shown.
The Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (China CDC) has released a report saying the epidemic situation related to the Xinfadi wholesale market in Beijing is under effective control.
KUNMING, July 11 (Xinhua) -- A total of 3.65 million stems of flowers were transacted Saturday via the electronic auction services of the Kunming Dounan Flower Market, Asia's largest fresh cut flower trading market, down 6.9 percent from Friday.
China has allocated a batch of supplies to east China's Jiangxi Province, in support of local flood control and disaster relief work, the Ministry of Emergency Management (MEM) said Saturday.
The provincial flood control and drought relief headquarters said that 2,242 km of the 2,545 km of riverside and lakeside embankments in the province have seen water levels exceeding the warning marks.
Ronaldinho has been ordered to remain under house arrest in Paraguay after an appeal court judge refused a request to release the former Barcelona star and his brother.
The first flood peak of the year on the Yellow River in North China has caused damages on a 2,100 meter-long embankment section in Dengkou county, Inner Mongolia autonomous region.
Spain's southern Autonomous Community of Andalusia will become the fourth region in the country to make wearing face masks obligatory both indoors and outdoors, regional leader Juan Manuel Moreno confirmed on Saturday.
Some 180 academic institutions in the United States joined the avalanche of opposition to the Trump administration's controversial visa policy for int'l students, according to an amicus brief document filed to the Massachusetts federal district court and released to the public on Friday.
U.S. President Donald Trump was seen wearing a mask while visiting a military hospital near Washington, D.C., on Saturday, the first time he did so on camera since the coronavirus pandemic broke out in the country.
China's Shanghai Stock Exchange ranked second in global fundraising during the first half, backed by sizeable listings and the continuing popularity of the bourse's sci-tech innovation board, commonly known as the STAR market
Shanghai announced on Saturday to allow road testing of self-driving vehicles on a 30.6-km downtown open road in the city's Pudong New Area.
The Chinese mainland reported seven new imported COVID-19 cases Saturday, bringing the total number of imported cases to 1,971, the National Health Commission said Sunday.
A 5.1-magnitude earthquake jolted Guye District of Tangshan City in north China's Hebei Province at 6:38 a.m. Sunday Beijing Time, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).
China has allocated a total of 309 million yuan ($44.2 million) for disaster relief in flood-hit regions of the country, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) said Saturday.
The total number of COVID-19 cases surpassed the 800,000-mark in India on Saturday, reaching 820,916, as the total deaths stood at 22,123, according to the data released by the federal health ministry.
Russian fighter jets chased away an RC-135 reconnaissance plane belonging to the U.S. Air Force over the Sea of Japan on Saturday, the Russian Defense Ministry has said.
The problem of the young generation in Hong Kong is not the problem of education in Hong Kong, but the problem of "politicization of education," said Carrie Lam, the chief executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), on Saturday.
AI has already demonstrated its potential to transform societies, economies and industries, but this is just the beginning.
It was not rational for anyone to believe that China was complicit in the COVID-19 pandemic, a U.S. security magazine has said.
Beijing has so far reported no COVID-19 infections in its nearly 700 care homes for the elderly, thanks to the close attention the city has paid to the safety of the susceptible group.
The U.S. decision to quit the World Health Organization (WHO) violates U.S. law and put its health and security at risk, according to a comment published on The Lancet's website Wednesday.
Public art works solicitation for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games and Winter Paralympic Games is underway.
A recent survey by China Youth Daily found that 40.5 percent of the respondents often feel anxious about growing older, most of whom were aged between 30 and 34.
The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) announced Friday that as many as 8,000 inmates locked in the state' prisons could be released by the end of August under a plan designed for slowing the spread of the COVID-19.
Amazon says on Friday that it will not ask employees to remove the social video-sharing app TikTok from their mobile devices, and an earlier email asking workers to do so was sent in error.
The Wimbledon Championships have pledged to pay 10 million pounds (12.6 million U.S. dollars) to players despite this year's tournament cancellation due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the organizing All England Lawn Tennis Club said Friday.
China's national observatory on Saturday renewed its yellow alert for rainstorms, as incessant downpours continued to wreak havoc across vast stretches of the country.