China's population fell by about 2 million last year, prompting experts to say that, with continued but mild declines likely in the foreseeable future, more attention should be paid to improving the quality of human resources and implementing fertility support measures.
China's economy is likely to pick up pace and grow steadily in 2024 after a bumpy recovery last year, propelled by the gradual increase in domestic demand and with more stimulus policies in the offing, officials and economists said on Wednesday.
The one-China principle is a fundamental principle that cannot be traded and a prevailing international consensus, the Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday, dismissing Taiwan's claims that Nauru severed ties with the island over financial interests.
Premier Li Qiang has underscored the need for China and Ireland to jointly uphold a free and open international trading system and maintain stable and unimpeded global industrial and supply chains to give positive energy to the world as it faces uncertainties.
Premier Li Qiang said on Tuesday that investing in China will bring huge returns and a better future, and China welcomes foreign enterprises to invest and do business in the country.
China and Ireland have adhered to mutual respect and treated each other as equals, setting a good example of friendly coexistence and win-win cooperation between countries with different histories, cultures and political systems.
China has adjusted surveyed unemployment statistics by age group to reflect greater accuracy among young people, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).
The giant panda Le Le successfully arrived at Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport from Singapore on Tuesday evening, becoming the first overseas-born giant panda to come to China this year.
The orchestrated narrative of Western fabrications and slander against China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region aims to obscure the remarkable progress achieved by the region and its ethnically diverse residents, said Charles Onunaiju in an opinion piece published by The Nation, a Nigerian daily news publication, on Jan 16.
Investing in China will bring huge returns and a better future, Chinese Premier Li Qiang said at the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting 2024 on Tuesday.
The total population of the Chinese mainland (including 31 provinces, autonomous regions, municipalities, and the population of active-duty military personnel) was 1,409.67 million by the end of 2023, a decrease of 2.08 million compared to the end of the previous year, said an official at a press conference in Beijing on Wednesday.
China is expected to see 9 billion passenger trips during the 40-day Spring Festival travel rush this year, setting a new record for the biggest annual human migration on Earth.
China saw a steady job market last year, with the unemployment rate down slightly from 2022, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Wednesday.
China urges the U.S. to act seriously in accordance with the commitments that have been reaffirmed multiple times by the U.S. leaders to not support “Taiwan independence," "two Chinas" or "one China, one Taiwan", handle Taiwan-related issues with utmost prudence, said Mao Ning, a spokesperson for Chinese Foreign Ministry, on Tuesday.
The decline in China's population last year is likely to have exceeded the historic fall recorded in 2022, but the overall downward trend in the next three decades will be mild, a senior demographer said on Tuesday.
China firmly opposes U.S.' so-called bill supporting the Taiwan island as an IMF member and has lodged a solemn representation with the U.S., a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said on Tuesday.
China is expected to see 9 billion passenger trips during the 40-day Spring Festival travel rush this year, setting a new record for the biggest annual human migration on earth.
China's economy is forecast to grow 5.2 percent in 2023, higher than 5 percent target, Premier Li Qiang told the audience at the Davos meeting.
China is taking steps to turn its growing number of elderly people into a new driver of high-quality economic growth by encouraging integrated development of the "silver economy", a move that will benefit the elderly and boost their sense of happiness.
China-Europe freight train services will continue to play a key role this year, facilitating foreign trade amid China's ongoing industrial upgrade and a growing inclination among companies to seek greater efficiency while circumventing geopolitical uncertainties.
Although the Democratic Progressive Party won the Taiwan regional election, it does not represent mainstream public opinion on the island, as it only received support from around 40 percent of the voters.
China has become the first country in the world to hold more than 4 million valid domestic invention patents following a rapid growth in this regard last year, an official from the nation's intellectual property regulator said.
This year's festival showcased a spectacular collection of 200 ice sculptures and more than 100 works out of snow.
China owned about 4.02 million of domestic valid invention patents by the end of last year, up 22.4 percent year-on-year, the country's top intellectual property regulator said on Tuesday.
Harbin has become the brightest star of tourism recently in China, attracting attention both at home and abroad. Many overseas media outlets are noting its ice and snow economy driven by tourism, which they believe would become a highlight of China's economic recovery.
A two-way flight route between Haikou City in south China's Hainan Province and Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam started operation on Monday.
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) decided on Monday to abolish its agencies handling inter-Korean affairs, the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported Tuesday.
Chinese scientists recently discovered a new heavy rare earth mineral named Bayanoboite-Y, at the Bayan Obo Rare Earth Mine in Baotou.
The Chinese government has decided that the former Vice Foreign Minister and former Under-Secretary-General of the UN Liu Zhenmin succeeded Xie Zhenhua as China's special envoy for climate change.
China has expressed its strong opposition to the European Union's decision to initiate an anti-subsidy investigation targeting Chinese electric vehicles.