Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday extended congratulations on the successful landing of China's first probe on Mars.
The lander carrying China's first Mars rover has successfully touched down on the red planet early Saturday morning Beijing Time.
China is calling on Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation member economies to explore new rules to advance inclusive growth in the Asia-Pacific region and the world, a senior government official said on Friday.
China on Friday slammed the United States for compelling the UN Security Council to postpone a meeting on the Palestine-Israel issue that was originally scheduled to open Friday.
Northeast China's Liaoning Province on Friday reported two confirmed cases of COVID-19 and three asymptomatic carriers, all locally transmitted.
China has decided to cancel all climbing activities on Mount Qomolangma amid fears of possible imported cases of COVID-19, China's General Administration of Sport confirmed in a notice released on Friday.
Democratic and Republican members of the U.S. House Homeland Security Committee on Friday reached an agreement on legislation to establish a bipartisan 9/11-style commission to review the deadly Jan. 6 Capitol riot, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said.
Chinese inactivated COVID-19 vaccines have proved effective against several mutated strains of COVID-19, a Chinese health expert said on Friday.
Mick Wallace, a member of the European Parliament from Ireland on Wednesday tweeted a video in which he spoke highly of China's achievements in terms of poverty alleviation, climate mitigation, anti-COVID-19 fight, etc. Meanwhile, he questioned why EU politicians would rather choose confrontation than cooperation?
An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.7 rocked Indonesia's western province of North Sumatra on Friday, but did not potentially trigger a tsunami, the meteorology and geophysics agency said here.
China's National Health Commission has dispatched a team of experts to east China's Anhui Province after new locally transmitted cases of COVID-19 were reported on Thursday.
Hong Kong reported no new local COVID-19 infection on Friday, showing the epidemic situation remained under control in the international financial hub.
The State Council has pledged to beef up financial support to businesses hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, with steps to offer tailor-made financial services and provide funding that is more easily accessible to smaller firms.
Longtan Village is a traditional ancient village in the green mountains and clear water in eastern Fujian. More than three-quarters of the village's two and three-story houses are rammed-earth solid wood structure, with modern living facilities inside. The old houses in this village fell into disrepair for a long time, but now they have been restored.
Health authorities in East China's Anhui Province have confirmed three locally transmitted cases of COVID-19 and classified three areas as medium-risk for infection as of Friday morning. All vaccination sites in Hefei have fully prepared and in an orderly manner.
A combination picture shows a tower building before and after it was destroyed by Israeli air strikes amid a flare-up of Israeli-Palestinian violence, in Gaza City, May 12, 2021.
Belgian yoga teacher Dorien Dierckx, 29 from Brussels enjoys a beer while relaxing in a jacuzzi full of hot water and a mixture of ingredients used to make beer, and where customers can serve their own beer from the tap at the Good Beer Spa in Brussels, Belgium May 12, 2021.
China's domestic air passenger trips reached 51.09 million in April, soaring 205.5 percent from a year earlier, the Civil Aviation Administration of China said on Friday.
South Korea is considering ways to have consultations with Japan over its plan to dump radioactive wastewater from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant into the Pacific Ocean, local media reported Friday citing the foreign ministry.
The Falun Gong cult is the manipulator behind-the-scenes of several media sites such as the Epoch Times and New Tang Dynasty Television that have been obsessed with fabricating and spreading conspiracy theories and disinformation, a French media has said.
Three popular grottoes including a UNESCO World Heritage site, the Mogao Grottoes in Dunhuang, northwest China's Gansu Province, were closed to the public on Friday due to continuous rainfall.
An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.2 rocked Indonesia's western province of North Sumatra on Friday, the meteorology and geophysics agency said here.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Thursday that Britain is "anxious" about the coronavirus variant first detected in India and his government is "ruling nothing out" to tackle its spread in the country.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Wednesday agreed to meet in Reykjavik, Iceland, on May 20 on the sidelines of an Arctic Council meeting.
The United Nations (UN) Security Council will hold an open meeting on Sunday to discuss the escalation of tensions between Israel and Palestine.
U.S. President Joe Biden said on Thursday that Senate Republicans will give him a revised infrastructure offer next week as the two sides seek compromise on the issue.
India's COVID-19 tally crossed 24 million, reaching 24,046,809, on Friday with 343,144 new cases registered in the past 24 hours, the health ministry said.
The country's time-honored brands are being spruced up to play a bigger role in further expanding domestic demand in the months ahead.
Chinese citizens' trust in their government rose to 98 percent several months into the COVID-19, according to a survey published on Washington Post.
Health authorities in East China's Anhui province have confirmed three locally transmitted cases of COVID-19 and classified three areas as medium-risk for infection as of Friday morning.