Atletico Madrid put one foot in the quarterfinals after easing past hosts Bayer Leverkusen 4-2 in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League last-16 on Tuesday.
Chinese banks strengthened financial support for agriculture, small-and-micro enterprises and affordable housing projects last year.
Peaceful development of cross-Strait relations is the fundamental guarantee of peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait, while "Taiwan independence" secessionist forces and their activities are the biggest threat, a Chinese mainland spokesperson said Wednesday.
China's red-hot property market in major cities has continued to stabilize after authorities took a series of measures to contain price rise, according to an official survey Wednesday.
Every year, scientists reveal nature's beauty by cutting-edge researches. 'Nature' magazine documents some of the most astonishing science images to show people the great and marvelous nature.
A Chinese short film named "Distracted Driving" won the second prize of the 2017 Global Road Safety Film Festival, the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) announced on Tuesday.
Researchers have developed a new model showing that concentrations of selenium, an important mineral to human health, in soils are significantly affected by climate change, according to a study released Tuesday by the Rothamsted Research, a renowned agricultural research station in Britain.
A new study indicates that a subset of genes involved in daily circadian rhythms, or the "biological clock," only become active late in life or during periods of intense stress when they are most needed to help protect critical life functions.
China will improve the way in which it protects immovable artifacts, according to a plan issued by the State Administration of Cultural Heritage on Tuesday.
Argentine footballer Lionel Messi arrived in Cairo on Tuesday to promote a new treatment for Hepatitis C virus, a source at Cairo International Airport told Xinhua.
Students in middle and elementary schools of China have all received new textbooks that changed the duration of China's war against Japanese aggression from 8 years to 14 years, reported Beijing Youth Daily.
China dominated in the 500m short track speed skating at the Asian Winter Games here on Tuesday, while host Japan topped the medal tally by sweeping four speed skating golds.
Foreign direct investment to China will be further optimized and diversified in the long run as the country's economy is transformed and upgraded, the top commerce official said on Tuesday.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has chosen a French term to tell Britain it can expect to pay a "salty" price for quitting the European Union.
The State Council has released two national plans on food and drug safety during the 2016-2020 period, promising rigorous standards with strong supervision, accountability and sanctions.
Scientists on Tuesday completed the first drilling task of an expedition to the South China Sea.
China and France on Tuesday signed agreements on nuclear energy and science during French Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve's Beijing visit.
China received more than two million new copyright registrations in 2016, an increase of 22 percent, according to official figures revealed on Tuesday.
Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi met with Indian Foreign Secretary Subramanyam Jaishankar on Tuesday, calling for stronger ties between the two neighbors.
Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi on Tuesday urged China and the United States to strengthen pragmatic cooperation in a bid to push forward bilateral relations.
The United Nations Mission in Liberia on Tuesday local time honored a team of Chinese peacekeepers for their outstanding performance, according to China's Ministry of Public Security.
Nearly all proposals raised by China's political advisors last year have been dealt with, the national political advisory body announced Tuesday.
Investment in China's venture capital (VC)-backed financial technology (fintech) firms hit a record high in 2016, bucking the global downward trend, international accounting firm KPMG said Tuesday.
China and France vowed to boost globalization and safeguard free trade by condemning rising protectionism after Premier Li Keqiang met with his visiting French counterpart on Tuesday.
China's top leadership on Tuesday pledged to stick to the basic tone of "seeking progress while maintaining stability" in 2017, aiming for more progress from supply-side structural reform.
China's foreign trade narrowed its decline in 2016 as the country took steps to pursue a better quality development model, Commerce Minister Gao Hucheng said Tuesday.
Philippine Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay said on Tuesday that the South China Sea issue is not the "sum-total" of relations between the Philippines and China, and the two countries should focus on economy and investment.
China said on Tuesday that it hoped the United States would do what is good to the peace and stability in the South China Sea as a U.S. aircraft carrier strike group began patrolling the region.
China said on Tuesday that it supports relevant parties in conducting dialogue and contact in order to find a solution to the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue.
China will encourage local governments to issue bonds in free trade zones (FTZs) in 2017, the Ministry of Finance (MOF) said Tuesday.
China on Tuesday expressed deep condolences over the sudden death of Vitaly Churkin, Russia's permanent representative to the United Nations.
The output of China's information technology industry expanded 10 percent year on year in 2016, thanks to strong performance of smart phones, routers and LCD panels, an official said Tuesday.
Seven Chinese provincial-level regions, including Beijing and Shanghai, have started entrusting their pension funds to the National Council for Social Security Fund (NCSSF) for investment.
The Belt and Road Initiative is driving China's opening-up efforts and unimpeded trade will be a key topic at the Belt and Road forum for international cooperation to be held in Beijing this May, a senior Chinese trade official said Tuesday.
Forty-five years ago, then U.S. President Richard Nixon touched down in Beijing for a milestone visit to China, opening what he called a "week that changed the world."
Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, on Tuesday chaired a meeting which discussed the draft government work report.
China wrapped up two short track speed skating golds as Zang Yize won the women's 500m and Wu Dajing won the men's 500m at the 2017 Sapporo Asian Winter Games here on Tuesday.
Nobel laureate Chen Ning Yang and Turing Award-winning computer scientist Andrew Chi-Chih Yao have given up their foreign citizenship and become Chinese citizens, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) announced Tuesday.
China will maintain strong growth in consumption this year with deepening supply-side structural reform, Commerce Minister Gao Hucheng said Tuesday.
Citizens enjoy tulips blossoming at a subtropical botanic garden in Xiannv lake district of Xinyu city, Jiangxi province, on Feb. 20.
China has pushed forward the Belt and Road Initiative with solid progress and the initiative is driving the nation's opening-up efforts, Gao Hucheng, China's Commerce Minister, said Tuesday.
Richard Nixon became the first U.S. president to set foot in China on Feb. 21, 1972. The week-long ice-breaking tour is one of the world’s most significant diplomatic milestones in the 20th Century.
Hundreds of demonstrators gathered outside Britain's Houses of Parliament Monday as the debate over Brexit moved to the House of Lords.
Spanish scientists have created a 3D bioprinter capable of producing functional human skin, which according to a researcher, opens a new phase.
China will be the guest country at the 2018 Cuba International Book Fair as a sign of historical friendly ties between the two nations and a way to expand cultural cooperation, a senior Cuban official said on Sunday.
The European Council on Monday approved a proposal to strengthen cooperation between national authorities for the enforcement of consumer protection laws.
Thousands of visitors who climbed Acropolis Hill here on Monday, or reached the entrances of other archaeological sites and museums throughout Greece, found padlocked doors due to a 24-hour anti-austerity strike declared by the Panhellenic Union of Employees for Guarding Antiquities.
The Danish badminton legend Erland Kops died over the weekend at age of 80, local media reported on Monday.
The annual investment yield for the national social security fund averaged 8.4 percent in the 16 years since it was established, according to an official from the National Council for Social Security Fund (NCSSF).
The Chinese Red Cross Foundation (CRCF) Monday launched a first-aid project under the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative in Beijing.
The ongoing International Defense Exhibition and Conference (IDEX), the biggest of its kind in the Middle East, saw the value of deals on Monday amounted to 11.34 billion dirham (3.08 billion U.S. dollars).
Most mothers in China feel they are happier after having a second child, according to a survey report released a year after the country relaxed its family planning policy.
Cross-country skier Man Dandan won the women's 1.4 km individual sprint classical here on Monday, pocketing China's first gold at the eighth Asian Winter Games.
Mongolia reaffirmed its commitment to the one-China policy on Monday during the visit by the country's foreign minister, after bilateral relations were disrupted by the Dalai Lama's visit to the landlocked country in November.
China will build a comprehensive monitoring system by 2020 to implement its ecological "red line" strategy and supervise activities inside the nature reserves, the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) said Monday.
The 20-year-old Chinese Gao Tingyu won the men's 500m speed skating gold medal at the 8th Asian Winter Games here on Monday, clocking at 34.49 seconds.
The central authorities have issued a document calling for improved public services at the township level.
The looming debt risks in China's real estate industry are generally within control, analysts said Monday, calling for more attention on businesses' increasingly diversified financing channels.
Views on China's economic trajectory have turned more bullish recently with global investors and economists showing optimism.
Deforestation is creating "disease reservoirs" in west and central Africa that resulted in the deadly Eboloa outbreak and could cause other possible epidemics, a New Zealand veterinary scientist said Monday.
Public-private partnerships (PPPs) will be the main financing model Chinese local governments use for infrastructure investments up to 2020, with state-owned enterprises (SOEs) to play the leading role, global ratings agency Fitch said Monday.
Cross-country skier Man Dandan grabbed China's first gold medal at the Asian Winter Games and Zang Ruxin added one from snowboard on Sunday.
Liu Qibao, head of the publicity department of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, visits China Central Television (CCTV) in Beijing, capital of China, Feb. 19, 2017.
Australia's Trade Minister will this week lead a delegation of Australian tourism executives on a visit to Beijing and Shanghai to launch the China-Australia Year of Tourism.
Leo Messi saved FC Barcelona from the abyss, but even his goals were not enough to hide the feeling that the club is in crisis following their 2-1 win at home to Leganes.
Chinese actor Jiang Jinfu (left) drives against Chinese-Canadian singer and actor Kris Wu (right) during the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game on Feb. 17, 2017 in New Orleans, the United States. Jiang and Kris played a "Chinese derby" in 2017 New Orleans NBA All-Star Celebrity Game.
Scientists have discovered long-dormant microbes trapped in giant crystals in the famous Naica mine of Mexico and have estimated that these organisms may have survived 10,000 to 50,000 years.
It is full steam ahead for China's railway sector as construction on 35 new railway projects will start in 2017 as the country plans to expand the network, according to a recent report in Xinhua-run Economic Information Daily.
The Spanish government has decided to deport 269 Chinese, mostly from Taiwan, on suspicion of being involved in telecom scams, to the Chinese mainland, according to reports in Taiwan media on Saturday.
China will dispatch 18,000 scientific and technical workers annually to help poor villagers become technology-savvy in the battle against poverty.
A generic targeted drug to treat cancer manufactured by a Chinese pharmaceutical company hit market over the weekend.
China's environment watchdog will monitor air quality changes in cities to gauge the success of measures to reduce pollution.
Abu Dhabi National Oil Company of the United Arab Emirates signed an agreement Sunday with China National Petroleum Corporation, awarding it an eight percent interest in Abu Dhabi's onshore oil concession, both sides said in an e-mailed statement.
China and Britain held their second high-level security dialogue here on Friday, with both sides agreeing to strengthen cooperation in security and law enforcement.
A cold front will hit north China from Sunday evening to Tuesday, bringing strong gales and low temperatures, according to the National Meteorological Center (NMC), which issued a blue alert for the cold front.
A leading Chinese publishing house released its annual sales figures this week and one of its top bestsellers turns out to have been the legendary thinker's Analects, a classic text composed over 2,000 years ago.
China will strengthen coordination with BRICS members including South Africa to prepare for the BRICS leaders' summit.
China's major media outlets have carried articles profiling the changes to news reporting since President Xi Jinping gave a speech on the Communist Party of China's (CPC) media and publicity work.
The eighth Asian Winter Games raised its curtain here at the Sapporo Dome Sunday afternoon.
Authorities in east China's Anhui Province are making efforts to protect traditional operas that see decreasing audience and dwindling influence.
On the eve of the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between China and Argentina, experts and officials from both sides highly praised the smooth and speedy development of bilateral relations in the past four decades.
The Chinese men's curling team beat Chinese Taipei 7-3 for their second victory in as many games at the Winter Asian Games here on Sunday.
China's central bank is expected to shift away from its relatively easy monetary policy in an orderly manner, an investment bank report has said.
Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Argentine counterpart Mauricio Macri on Sunday exchanged congratulatory messages to mark the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between their countries.
Chinese Vice Premier Ma Kai on Friday urged more efforts to promote job growth and make employment a priority this year.
As China's central bank has shifted to a prudent and neutral monetary policy, it will likely be more careful in balancing its multiple goals.
Researchers at Stanford University have create a conductive hybrid fiber incorporating carbon and amidoxime in their search of a new way of extracting uranium from seawater.
China's environment minister has urged strict monitoring and crack-down on automobiles with excessive exhaust emissions to improve air quality.
China and Canada saw eye-on-eye about global trade liberalization as foreign ministers of the two nations met on Saturday.
U.S. space company SpaceX aborted in the last minute the lift-off of its Falcon rocket and Dragon capsule to the International Space Station on Saturday morning due to technical trouble.
The 67th Berlin International Film Festival announced on Saturday jury awards to winning films selected in this year's competition section.
Researchers studying the brains of infants who have older siblings with autism were able to identify 80 percent of the babies who would be subsequently diagnosed with autism at 2 years of age.
Nice closed the gap from Ligue 1 leaders Monaco to three points on a 1-0 road victory over the bottom-ranked Lorient, while Italian striker Mario Balotelli got his third red card in French top-flight league this season in his return from illness on Saturday.
The chances of Hungary to host the 2024 Olympic games have seriously diminished due to a domestic anti-Olympic petition, according to Budapest's bidding committee for the 2024 Games.
Lyu Yue (L) of China vies for the puck during the women's ice hockey round robin match between China and Hong Kong of China at the 2017 Sapporo Asian Winter Games in Sapporo, Japan, Feb. 18, 2017.
China on Saturday voiced its opposition to the U.S. deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD), a high-end U.S. missile defense system, in the Republic of Korea (ROK), urging respect from the ROK.
China has been consistently supporting the European integration and is willing to work with the European side for the world's peace and development, top Chinese diplomat said Saturday.
The China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) Friday approved initial public offering (IPO) applications from 12 companies.
The Chinese men's curling team overcame Kazakhstan 12-1, winning their first match with ease at the Sapporo Winter Asian Games here on Saturday.
The Chinese delegation held its flag-raising ceremony at the Sapporo Prince Hotel International Convention Center Pamir here on Saturday for the eighth Asian Winter Games (AWG).
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Friday called on countries worldwide to adhere to cooperation and make right decisions.
One hundred and fifty-two oncologists from across China formed a working group on Friday to identify genetic faults that can increase the risk of cancer.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Friday met his Indonesian counterpart Retno Marsudi over deepening ties between the two countries.
The Danish government will hold on to its green leadership through green transition as the World Bank ranked the country as the leader in green energy, Minister for Energy, Utilities and Climate Lars Christian Lilleholt said on Friday.
China and Spain agreed to expand cooperation and enhance communication as the foreign ministers of the two nations met on Friday.
Bayer Leverkusen moved 3-1 past Augsburg owing to the brace from Javier Hernandez at the opener of the 21st round in Bundesliga on Friday.
Sales of new energy vehicles (NEVs) in China will continue to see "handsome growth" this year despite a plunge in January sales, an official said Friday.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, during a meeting here with his Japanese counterpart Fumio Kishida on Friday, urged efforts from both countries to bring bilateral ties back on the right track.
China is committed to co-building and sharing a world with lasting peace and common security, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Friday.
President Xi Jinping on Friday called for an overall national security outlook at a seminar in Beijing, emphasizing the importance of political, economic, territorial, social and cyber security.
China plans to shut down at least 500 outdated coal mines and use more clean fuel in 2017, the country's top energy watchdog said Friday.
China will be unwavering in its efforts to eliminate excess steel production capacity this year, an official said Friday.
China will use public-private partnerships (PPP) to boost under-funded rural infrastructure and narrow the urban-rural gap, according to a State Council guideline.
President Xi Jinping on Friday called for an overall national security outlook at a seminar in Beijing, emphasizing security concerns related to politics, the economy, sovereignty, society, and the Internet, among others.
President Xi Jinping has called for all Chinese, whether at home or abroad, to unite toward achieving the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation.
The mother of a three-year-old girl in southwest China's Yunnan Province has become the latest victim of the H7N9 bird flu.
China had 770 million 4G users as of the end of 2016, double the number from a year earlier, data from the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) showed Friday.
China's central bank made a net cash injection via open market operations for the second consecutive day Friday in an effort to ease a cash strain.
A joke about football is circulating in China lately: the head coach of the Brazilian national team Tite must have to get up in the early morning to watch Chinese Super League (CSL) matches, because an increasing number of elite Brazilian players, including Oscar, Hulk and Ramires have elected to play in the Asian country.
Chinese siwmming superstar Sun Yang said in a recent interview that he won't give up long-distance events.
A special envoy of Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend the inauguration ceremony of Gambian President Adama Barrow and Gambia's independence day celebration in Banjul, on Feb. 18.
The Shanghai-based China Financial Futures Exchange (CFFEX) announced late Thursday that it was easing restrictions on domestic stock index futures trading in a "sound and orderly" way after "assessment of market risk and supervision."
Renowned Greek painter Dimitris Mytaras, one of the most important painters in contemporary Greece, died on Thursday aged 83, Greek national news agency AMNA reported.
China plans to develop the smart health and elderly care industry in the next four years to grants universal access to health management services and home-based elderly care, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) said Thursday.
Liverpool's biennial International Photography Festival will see this year the city twinning with Hong Kong, organizers have announced.
Chinese Ambassador to Lebanon Wang Kejian stressed Thursday that China has participated in all the international efforts to promote political solutions to the ongoing world issues, particularly the crisis in Syria.
China's leading on-demand mobility platform Didi Chuxing plans to expand overseas in 2017.
The Spring Festival travel rush, starting Jan. 13 this year, has witnessed 302 millon rail trips made by Chinese passengers as of Wednesday, China Railway Corporation (CRC) said Thursday.
Foreign ministers of the G20 convened here on Thursday for a two-day meeting to discuss international issues on sustainability, conflict prevention and cooperation with Africa.
Officially from Thursday, the Chinese tourists will benefit from an exemption of entry visa to visit Tunisia, announced the Tunisian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met his Russian counterpart on Thursday, stressing the need for both nations to continue playing the role of securing strategic stability in global affairs.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Thursday held talks with his German counterpart Sigmar Gabriel, vowing to boost world economic growth together.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Thursday calls on the Group of 20 (G20) countries to turn consensus into actions, and fulfill sustainable development goals listed in a UN blueprint for eradicating poverty.
The Smithsonian's National Zoo on Wednesday kicked off a series of public events as it prepared to send off Giant Panda Bao Bao back to China.
Senior Communist Party of China (CPC) leader Liu Yunshan on Thursday urged officials to safeguard the authority of the CPC Central Committee with Comrade Xi Jinping as the core.
Bayern Munich eased 5-1 past Arsenal London after a dominating second-half performance with four goals in the fist leg of UEFA Champions League's last 16 on Wednesday.
Authorities in north China's Hebei Province have issued a mid- to long-term plan for the development of football in the 2016-2050 period.
China will set up a website to release information on missing artifacts to help return them from overseas, Xinhua learned Thursday.
A string of economic indicators in January paint a rosy picture of the world's second largest economy with steady growth and reform progressing, but keeping up the good work remains no easy task.
China is firmly against rising protectionism and will take "all necessary measures" to defend the legal interests of its exporting companies, a commerce official said Thursday.
China should keep its monetary policy stable and neutral, a Chinese central bank official said Wednesday.
A Chinese scientist has participated in making recommendations for human gene editing that cover basic laboratory research, and somatic and germline (heritable) genome editing, according to the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).
A museum and a park will be built on the ruins of the capital of the Xia Dynasty (2100 - 1600 B.C.), China's earliest dynasty, local cultural heritage authorities said Thursday.
Though the Ultimate Fighting Championship has a 500-strong roster, there has only ever been a handful of fighters from China. The most successful of them, Li “The Leech” Jingliang—a 28-year-old from Xinjiang—is looking to blaze a trail in a U.S.-based league, like basketball star Yao Ming did in the NBA. But Li’s road to the top is tough, particularly as he fights in the welterweight division—arguably the promotion’s deepest pool of talent.
Oddball, the fluffy Maremma, died from natural causes after a 10-year career in which he saved a colony of penguins on Middle Island, 150 meters offshore of Warnambool in Victoria's south-west, from extinction.
The virtual economy heats up, optimistic sentiment rises, the Federal Reserve (Fed) begins to hike rates, and the market beats the drum for relaxed regulations. Isn't this exactly what was happening before a subprime mortgage crisis broke out ten years ago?
China is working towards its soccer dream by cultivating young talent at 6,000 medium and primary school soccer programs. The 2016-17 National Youth Soccer Winter Camp, held from Feb 4-11 in Southwest China's Yunnan province this year, reflected changes in students, parents, and education authorities, while raising concerns about the acceleration of merging soccer training and school education.
A fossil of a long-necked marine reptile that lived 245 million years ago was found with a developing embryo, signifying the animal had live birth reproductive capabilities, a Chinese scientist said.
China aims to build an efficient, safe and technically advanced logistics network that covers the whole nation with high-quality services by 2020, said the State Post Bureau (SPB) Wednesday.
The Chinese mainland will continue to improve the business environment for Taiwanese-invested enterprises to support their development on the mainland, a mainland official said Wednesday.
China will spend about 1.7 trillion yuan(247 billion U.S. dollars) to increase the quality of arable land and to promote urbanization.
China has provided most assistance in renovating earthquake-hit pagodas and temples in Bagan, an ancient city in central Myanmar, said Thura U Aung Ko, Myanmar Minister for Ministry of Religion and Culture, Wednesday.
Top legislatures of China and Mozambique agreed Wednesday to enhance ties in various fields.
The value of announced infrastructure projects surged by 47 percent in 66 countries and regions that fall under the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative in 2016, according to accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli met with Russian natural gas company Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller Wednesday, calling for steady development of bilateral engery cooperation.
Less new yuan loans were approved in January for the bubble-prone property sector compared to those issued for industrial firms, adding evidence that the country's real economy is firming up.
The European Parliament (EP), meeting Wednesday for its plenary in Strasbourg, has voted its approval on the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), which aims to increase trade and investment flows between the two parties.
A photo exhibition featuring southwest China's Tibet and other Tibetan areas on the Chinese mainland opened Wednesday in downtown Taipei.
French Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve will pay an official visit to China from February 21 to 23 at the invitation of Premier Li Keqiang, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang announced on Wednesday.
China on Wednesday urged the Japanese side to respect facts and teach the young generation with correct historical views.
China has urged India to honor its commitment to the one-China policy and cautiously handle issues regarding Taiwan, said a Foreign Ministry spokesperson on Wednesday.
South Korea's overseas direct investment hit a fresh record high last year, reflecting expectations for economic recovery in the United States, a government report showed on Wednesday.
China is capable of achieving steady GDP growth this year despite global uncertainties, according to Standard Chartered Bank.
China's top economic planner Wednesday pledged to take measures to attract more foreign investment to the country's manufacturing sector.
Brexit would not impact China-UK relations, said a visiting British minister describing bilateral ties as entering a golden era.
On Feb. 15, 1972, American journalist and writer Edgar Snow died of cancer in his home in Eysins, Switzerland. Snow is considered an "old friend" of the Chinese people.
A new species of spider has been discovered on Lord Howe Island, 780 km off Australia's east coast.
A Mexican physics major will join a Latin American crew to take part in a simulated mission to Mars, the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) announced Monday.
Researchers at Stanford University have used high-resolution photos snapped by compact satellites and developed a new way to estimate crop yields from space, raising hope that it may help test intervention strategies in regions of the world where data are extremely scarce.
The number of Chinese visitors to Ukraine has risen to a 10-year high in 2016 amid a liberalization of the visa regime and surging cooperation between the two countries, official data showed on Tuesday.
China and Mozambique pledged Tuesday to expand mutually beneficial cooperation in multiple areas.
China's influence in Africa has grown rapidly over the last decade. Although China’s economy is not growing as fast as it did in recent years, the Asian superpower remains quite visible in many parts of the continent and even more so in South Africa.
A total of 21 human H7N9 avian flu cases, including 10 fatalities, were reported in south China's Guangdong Province in January, the provincial health authority said Tuesday.
China will spend 150 million yuan (22 million U.S. dollars) on development in western regions this year.
Shanghai GM Automotive Co. will recall 161,281 vehicles in China due to gear shift problems, the country's top quality watchdog said on Tuesday.
France's leading car maker PSA group on Tuesday said that it is holding talks with General Motors to buy its European units Opel and Vauxhall brands in a move to bolster its profitability and strengthen its position in global auto market.
Problems have arisen in the online food-ordering industry in China, including issues related to restaurants operating without licenses, false advertising, and problems with food safety.
U.S. Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen said on Tuesday that the Fed will consider whether to raise interest rates at upcoming meetings.
A workshop gathering provincial and ministerial officials started on Monday, as the country increasingly looks to "key minorities'" role in promoting economic and social development.
China's top legislature will convene its bimonthly session from Feb. 22 to 24, according to a statement issued after a chairpersons' meeting Tuesday.
China will raise the retail prices of gasoline and diesel for the second time this year as international oil prices increase, the country's top economic planner said Tuesday.
China is considering revisions to the 1984 Maritime Traffic Safety Law to prioritize searches for survivors over searches for property.
Nine people have been killed in an explosion in a coal mine in central China's Hunan Province.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will travel to Germany to attend the informal meeting of G20 foreign ministers and the annual Munich Security Conference from Feb. 15-18.
Major Chinese stocks rose for the fifth straight trading day Tuesday as official consumer inflation data showed economic growth is firming and liquidity stabilizing.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has sent a message of condolences to his Philippine counterpart, Perfecto Yasay, over a major earthquake that inflicted human loss and property damage in the Southeast Asian country.
This year's Laureus World Sports Awards, one of the most prominent international sports awards, will be held in Monaco on Feb. 14 local time. The awards are held annually to celebrate the achievements of athletes from around the world.
BMW will recall 41,685 vehicles in China due to defective airbags, the country's quality watchdog has said.
Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited (OCBC Bank) said on Tuesday that it recorded a net profit of 3.47 billion Singapore dollars (2.45 billion U.S. dollars) for the whole year of 2016, a decrease of 11 percent from 4 billion Singapore dollars (2.82 billion U.S. dollars) a year ago.
China's public-private partnerships (PPPs) grew steadily in 2016 as project operators' experience and efficiency improved.
China will tighten regulation and revise standards on an extensive range of food and drugs, according to the national food and drug watchdog Monday.
Australian scientists have successfully identified 91 genes, 38 of which are new, linked to autism and other intellectual disabilities, the University of Adelaide said on Tuesday.
The Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James and the LA Clippers' Blake Griffin were on Tuesday named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week.
China has named a 236-strong delegation for the 8th Asian Winter Games in Sapporo, Japan, which will run from Feb. 19-26.
As the most successful Chinese Super League club with six successive domestic titles under its belt, Guangzhou Evergrande is aiming to set a trend for the entire league: decreasing the number of foreign players signed while aiming to build an all-Chinese team by 2020.
China on Monday called for international cooperation to protect infrastructure in countries along the Belt and Road against terrorist attacks.
Beijing issued a yellow alert for heavy air pollution Tuesday as a new round of smog hit the city, authorities said.
China's consumer inflation quickened in January due to holiday effects, while prices at factory gates rose faster than expected following soaring oil and gas prices, official data showed Tuesday.
China on Monday called for international cooperation to protect infrastructure in countries along the Belt and Road against terrorist attacks.
All the 124 members of the 19th Chinese peacekeeping force to Liberia were awarded the UN peace medals for their excellent performance in Liberia.[
British secretary of State for exiting the European Union David Davis on Monday said Britain would like to rebuild its relationship with EU member states, Finnish news agency STT reported.
Political leaders from both sides of the Tasman will gather in New Zealand this week to discuss regional trade in the era of United States President Donald Trump.
The 59th annual Grammy Awards took place on Monday morning Beijing time in Los Angeles, California. Chinese musician Wu Tong, along with his band Silk Road Ensemble, snagged the Best World Music award with their album "Sing Me Home."
Beijing will ban high-emission vehicles from its urban areas starting Wednesday, authorities said Monday.
The Chinese government is planning to build inland nuclear power plants in the next phase of nuclear power expansion in the country through 2020.
The Ministry of Commerce said Monday that it had started anti-dumping and countervailing duties investigations into Indian imports of Ortho Chloro Para Nitro Aniline, a type of dye intermediate.
At least 32 people were killed after a tour bus overturned on a highway in Taipei on Monday evening, according to local authorities.
President Xi Jinping on Monday told leading officials to practice strict self-discipline and eliminate special privileges.
The People's Daily, flagship newspaper of the Communist Party of China (CPC), will run a commentary Tuesday calling for quality and efficient intra-Party democracy in the election of delegates to the 19th National Congress of the CPC.
China on Monday firmly opposed the affirmation made by U.S. and Japanese leaders that the U.S.-Japan security treaty covered China's Diaoyu islands in the East China Sea.
China plans to launch its first cargo spacecraft via a Long March-7 Y2 carrier rocket in April, sources said Monday.
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday told leading officials to practice strict self-discipline and fighting the concept and phenomenon of special privileges.
Two bus rapid transit lines connecting Beijing and neighboring Hebei Province were launched Monday as part of efforts to ease traffic congestion.
China was opposed to the test-launch of a ballistic missile by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), which was in violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions, said a Foreign Ministry spokesperson on Monday.
More than 1,000 entries from more than 30 countries have been submitted to the Just Share It - Happy Chinese New Year Photo Contest 2017 since its launch on Jan 1. The annual contest is still open for entries worldwide until Feb 28.
China's judoka Cheng Xunzhao won gold in the men's 90-kg category at the Paris Grand Slam here on Sunday, for the country's first grand slam gold in men's judo.
La La Land, a film telling the story of an aspiring actress and a dedicated jazz musician struggling to make ends meet while pursuing their dreams, won Britain's top movie prize Sunday.
Surgeon Tian Wei came across one of the most challenging orthopedic surgeries in his 30-year career in 2015. A 43-year-old patient had complained of progressive numbness in the limbs on his right side for 14 months, caused by a deformity in his upper cervical vertebrae.
For those scratching their heads about a decent but budget Valentine's Day idea, a Starbucks-branded e-gift card might take your fancy.
A new round of air pollution is expected to hit Beijing and parts of northern and eastern China due to unfavorable weather conditions, the China National Environmental Monitoring Center has warned.
While fluctuations will continue, China's yuan will stabilize around current level as China's economy improves, and the country's relations with the U.S. advance, said a foreign exchange expert on Sunday.
Warner Bros.' animated Batman film "The Lego Batman Movie" opened at first place at this weekend box office, marking best weekend at the 2017 box office so far.
In a scene now common every year, thousands of Cubans attended the XXVI Havana International Book Fair (FIL) inside the Fortress of San Carlos de La Cabaña.
Chinese President Xi Jinping Sunday extended congratulations to former Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on his election as German president.
Family reunion, a theme essential to the development of mankind, was highlighted during China's annual celebration of the Spring Festival that ended on Saturday and raised more worldwide awareness.
The newly updated corridor on the roof of Beijing's iconic "Bird's Nest" has been open to the public which enables tourists to overlook the Chinese capital on the highest point of the 2008 Olympics main stadium.
The China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) on Friday approved 12 IPO applications.
Are you curious about the Chinese Lantern Festival? Do you have a vague idea and would like to know more? Archeologists and craftsmen could help shine some light on this yearly event.
Beijing on Saturday reported a human H7N9 avian flu case, the first human infection in the capital city in 2017, authorities said.
Luis Suarez, Neymar and Leo Messi all got on the scorecard as FC Barcelona enjoyed a crushing 6-0 win, including a spell of 4 goals in 8 minutes, over the Deportivo Alaves, who will be their rivals in the Spanish Kings Cup final at the end of May.
China and South Sudan have agreed to boost cooperation in the health sector by enhancing knowledge sharing, capacity building, and hospital to hospital collaboration.
China plans to relocate 3.4 million people from poverty-stricken communities to more developed areas this year as part of its poverty reduction drive, according to government sources.
Andy Murray warned Roger Federer to avoid sampling the questionable delights of a "horrific" deep fried chocolate bar stuffed with caramel after the tennis great accepted an invitation to play in Scotland for the first time.
China's top securities watchdog vowed on Friday to "capture big crocodiles" in the country's stock market, suggesting that a tougher regulatory stance against stock speculation and manipulation will be a priority for the regulator.
China Railway Corp. expects 8.2 million trips to be made by rail Saturday as it is Lantern Festival, the end of the lunar new year celebrations.
China will push for the normalization of initial public offerings (IPOs) and refinancing activities, while considering possible pressure on the market, said Deng Ge, spokesperson for the China Securities Regulatory Commission.
The phone talk held by Chinese President Xi Jinping with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump is a good first step in fostering the China-U.S. dialogue and provides a platform for further cooperation, U.S. experts said Friday.
China on Friday expressed hope that the United States could properly handle issues regarding Taiwan, so that the overall cooperation between the two countries is not affected.
The China-U.S. relationship now sees a positive sign as U.S. President Donald Trump told his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, over phone that his country is ready to work with China to take bilateral ties to new historical heights.
Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli on Friday urged greater progress in promoting development under the Belt and Road Initiative this year.
Chinese President Xi Jinping and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump pledged Friday to boost win-win cooperation in a variety of areas and develop a constructive China-U.S. relationship.
An offprint of the speeches given by President Xi Jinping at the World Economic Forum (WEF) and the United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) in January has been published by the People's Publishing House.
China's exports in yuan-denominated terms rose 15.9 percent year on year in January, while imports increased 25.2 percent, customs data showed Friday.
Chinese President Xi Jinping and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump on Friday agreed to strengthen mutually beneficial cooperation in trade and economy, investment as well as international affairs.
Chinese President Xi Jinping said he appreciated his U.S. counterpart, Donald Trump, for stressing that the U.S. government adheres to the one-China policy.
Gao Zhidan, deputy director with Chinese State General Administration of Sports, said Thursday that safety must get top priority in the development of winter sports industry as deadly skiing accidents shocked the country
Chinese telecommunications Huawei Spain has been named as one of the top employers 2017 by the Top Employers Institute, a global certification company recognizing excellence in the conditions that employers create for their people.
PyeongChang 2018 celebrated its One-Year-to-Go countdown by unveiling its Olympic torch and torchbearer uniform at a ceremony in Gangneung on Thursday.
Argentina have held their place as the best team in the world in the latest FIFA rankings published on Thursday.
Europe is expected to forge more free-trade deals with Asian economies such as China to cope with rising protectionism and new challenges brought by the new US administration led by Donald Trump, a leading European business leader said on Thursday.
Chinese bike-share startup Bluegogo, which had planned to fill San Francisco's public bike racks with rental bicycles, is seeking permits after drawing backlash from city leaders.
The Confucius Museum in Qufu, Shandong province - the birthplace of China's most famous sage - will be opened in the second half of this year, a local official said on Wednesday, describing it as the country's first comprehensive museum to focus on Confucius (551-479 BC) and his ideology.
The return of the remains of Chinese soldiers from the Republic of Korea, as scheduled, displays a willingness by both countries to push forward ties amid difficulties caused by the planned deployment of a US anti-missile system in the ROK, Chinese observers said.
China's central bank has warned the country's Bitcoin exchanges against margin trading and money laundering, in a further step to tighten regulation over the digital currency.
China will fingerprint foreigners when they enter the country, the Ministry of Public Security said in a statement Thursday.
A senior official has urged further innovation in the theory and practice of China's people's congress system.
The Chinese government has decided to improve policy on the production, distribution and use of drugs.
The 67th Berlin International Film Festival, the Berlinale, opened Thursday with screening of the French film "Django".
New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English met with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi here on Thursday.
As anti-globalization appears to be sweeping across world economies still struggling with slow recoveries, China is poised to defend its exports against escalating protectionism.
A constructive U.S.-China relation will stay strong and thrive in a long term even though there have been many talks of uncertainties under the Presidency of Donald Trump in relationship between the world's two largest economies, U.S. experts say.
China's outbound direct investment (ODI) will steadily slow, but be of better quality in 2017, the Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said Thursday.
China's registered permanent urban residents rose to 41.2 percent of the total population in 2016, after easing of "hukou" (household registration) policy, the Ministry of Public Security announced Thursday.
Chinese exporters have suffered a total of 20 trade remedy probes initiated by the United States in 2016, an 81.1 percent increase year on year, the Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said Thursday.
There has been a lot of talk about an "ecological red line" this week in China, but what is this red line and how does it play into the country's wider environmental strategy?
China on Thursday confirmed that it has received a letter to President Xi Jinping, sent by U.S. President Donald Trump, who extended his greetings ahead of the Lantern Festival.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has offered condolences to Chilean President Michelle Bachelet over deadly forest fires in the South American country.
China's leading online travel agency Ctrip is confident that it is capable of catering to the growing travel demands in China and beyond.
International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde said on Wednesday that greater data transparency could help increase the resiliency of the economy.
A senior Chinese representative on Tuesday presented related data on China's organ donations and transplantations at a world conference here, highlighting the country's commitment to combating organ trafficking and transplant tourism.
Namibia's agriculture ministry on Wednesday bade farewell to 15 Chinese experts who completed a two-year program teaching farming skills in the southern African country.
Jakson Follmann has expressed a wish to return to competitive sport as he continues his recovery from the Chapecoense air disaster.
Why do humans build machines that resemble them, and what does that say about us? To find out, a London exhibition that opened on Tuesday surveys 500 years of simple to sophisticated robots.
Scientists in Manchester revealed Wednesday they and their Chinese colleagues had found a new avenue to explore in the search for the causes of neurodegenerative diseases that are becoming big killers in the 21st century.
Shenzhen FC have made a 28 million US-dollar bid to sign Colombia international forward Miguel Borja, according to media reports.
Sri Lanka, on Wednesday said it shared very good relations with China and looked forward to working closely with them.
The European Commission on Wednesday proposed an extension of import duties on solar panels from China by 18 months with a gradual phase-out, Commission Vice President Frans Timmermans said on Wednesday.
Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC), the national flag carrier of the Himalayan nation, on Wednesday formally received two brand new aircrafts from the Chinese supplier to add in its domestic fleet.
A new central document on natural areas in need of protection demonstrates China's desire for environmental progress.
Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli on Wednesday underscored the importance of keeping economic data accurate and authentic, suggesting that those who fake data should be held accountable.
India's central bank, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), announced Wednesday all limits on cash withdrawals would be removed entirely from March 13.
A Chinese mainland spokesperson said Wednesday that Beijing will issue policies to support and attract Taiwanese to work and live on the mainland.
China's top legislator Zhang Dejiang on Wednesday demanded improvements to the quality of legislation passed by the legislature.
Enterprises are the source of market vitality, and the government should step up efforts to cut unreasonable fees for businesses to lower institutional costs, said Premier Li Keqiang at the State Council executive meeting on Feb 8.
China's State Council Wednesday decided to further reduce and standardize business charges to lower the corporate burden in the real economy.
Dozens of scientists from different countries are set to start an expedition to the South China Sea, to explore the formation of the sea as part of the International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP).
China will welcome British Prime Minister Theresa May at an appropriate time, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said on Wednesday, providing no details about the timing of the visit.
China on Wednesday reaffirmed its openness to foreign investment, while stressing that relevant companies operating in China must abide by laws and regulations.
China's service trade deficit grew more slowly in 2016, as more Chinese people traveled overseas.
When Yao Huifeng quit his well-paid job in a medical company to become a rice grower six years ago, he was nicknamed "Yao the idiot."
The Chinese mainland resolutely opposes Rebiya Kadeer, a Uygur separatist, visiting Taiwan and participating in any activities on the island, a spokesperson said Wednesday.
Researchers have found new evidence that e-cigarettes are less toxic and safer to use compared to conventional cigarettes, according to a study released Tuesday by the University College London (UCL).
The Chinese men's team claimed the gold medal of the 5,000m relay short track speed skating here on Tuesday at the 28th Universiade, while the women's team took a silver medal.
Shanghai SIPG booked its place in the 2017 AFC Championship League group stage after a 3-0 win over Sukhothai FC from Thailand at Shanghai Stadium on Tuesday.
Chinese NGO China Biodiversity Conservation and Green Development Foundation (CBCGDF) is going to raise around 1 million yuan to cover legal costs against three chemical companies, thepaper.cn reports.
China is committed to opening wider to the world and providing more investment opportunities for foreign companies, according to a Foreign Ministry spokesman Tuesday.
A commission will be established to deliberate important policies on cyber security and organize reviews, according to a document released by the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) on Tuesday.
LaLiga President Javier Tebas on Tuesday defended the decision to suspend Sunday's Liga Santander match between Celta Vigo and Real Madrid after winds of up to 130 kilometers an hour damaged the roof of Celta's Balaidos Stadium.
The organizer of the eighth Asian Winter Games (AWG) in Sapporo said Tuesday it will not accommodate Chinese athletes in the APA Hotel & Resort during the games that begin later this month.
China's economic fundamentals will support a stable and strong yuan despite weakening in January, a central bank website said Tuesday.
The European Union's (EU) trade chief has outlined the opportunities from strengthening trade and investment relations with China, assuring the business community that the bloc would fight protectionism together with Beijing.
A senior Chinese official Tuesday hailed public security agencies' role in combating transnational crime, highlighting the importance of international law enforcement cooperation.
The first two trains carrying Chinese cargo containers, launched by China COSCO Shipping Group, arrived in the Hungarian capital, the Economic and Commercial Counselor's Office of the Chinese Embassy in Hungary said Tuesday.
Foreign ministers of China and Australia called for further strengthening of bilateral ties here on Tuesday.
Visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said here on Tuesday that the Sino-U.S. relation, nearly 40 years since its establishment, has been seeing a non-stop development progress.
China's forex reserve continued to shrink in January, falling for the seventh straight month, to below the closely watched 3 trillion U.S. dollars, official data showed Tuesday.
Three days after U.S. defense chief James Mattis' remarks on the Diaoyu Islands in Tokyo, China conducted a new round of regular patrol in the territorial waters of the Diaoyu Islands on Monday, showing the world its firm will and determination to safeguard its national sovereignty.
The central authorities on Tuesday issued guidelines on an ecological "red line" that will declare certain regions under mandatory and rigorous protection.
The central authorities handled 11,735 suggestions and proposals submitted by legislators and political advisors in 2016, over 90 percent of all of those submitted.
The central government has issued a guideline to boost development and management of vaccines.
A central bank official said Tuesday that a recent increase of interest rates for open market operations was influenced by market forces and should not be viewed in the same way as benchmark interest rate increases.
Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Sri Lankan counterpart Maithripala Sirisena on Tuesday exchanged congratulatory messages to mark the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between China and Sri Lanka.
The doping ban on the Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) was extended at least to November 2017, after an IAAF taskforce recommendation was approved by the world athletics governing body's council on Monday.
Researchers from Shandong University in east China and the University of California, Riverside in the US have created paper which can stand to be re-printed on scores of times, reported the Daily Mail in the UK.
China's population is expected to reach about 1.42 billion by 2020, according to the National Health and Family Planning Commission.
Giant Panda Bao Bao will be making the journey back to China on Feb.21, the Smithsonian National Zoo said Monday in a statement.
China has the largest capacity for photovoltaic (PV) energy in the world, official data showed Saturday.
China attracted a record high foreign direct investment (FDI) of 139 billion US dollars in 2016, ranking third in the world, following the United States and Britain, according to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).
European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi on Monday rejected Washington's accusation of currency manipulating.
China has lodged representations to the United States over the latest sanctions against Iran which involve Chinese companies and individuals.
China's top envoy to the UK said 2017 will be a year for consolidating the China-UK "Golden Era", in spite of challenges that some Chinese businesses in the UK may face from Brexit, especially those in the financial industry and companies with EU headquarters in the UK.
The State Council on Feb 6 released the 13th Five-Year Plan (2016-2020) on employment, an overarching guideline to promote employment and entrepreneurship in China in the next five years.
China's first central document of 2017 promises to maintain the drive to resolve rural issues on the road to a moderately prosperous society by 2020.
New research indicates that exposure to thirdhand smoke leads to biological effects on weight and cell development that could be damaging to one's health.
China will optimize the rules and process for issuing certificates of permanent residence to foreigners with favorable treatments.
China has entered the Year of the Rooster, the same year in the Chinese zodiac when the Communist Party of China (CPC) was founded in 1921.
Spring Festival is supposed to be a joyous occasion, but it has left Fang Zhida, 83, anxious.
China will create over 50 million new urban jobs by 2020, the State Council announced Monday.
FC Barcelona look to defend a 2-1 first leg lead in front of their fans against Atletico Madrid on Tuesday night for their seventh appearance in the King's Cup knockout competition in the past nine years against either Alaves or Celta Vigo.
China will continue to open up its development zones to attract foreign investment and promote international cooperation, according to the State Council Monday.
Sunday's fire at a foot massage parlor in east China's Zhejiang Province killed 18 people and injured 18 others, police confirmed early Monday.
While many would blame pregnancy for causing lasting weight gain and even obesity in child bearing women, a new study found that the real culprit seems to be lifestyle and age, according to a research released by the University of Michigan School of Nursing earlier this week.
Former NBA player Yi Jianlian contributed 27 points and 10 rebounds to help Guangdong beat Beijing 103-98 in the 32nd round of the 2016-2017 Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) league action on Sunday.
The Ministry of Culture has agreed to build an experiment zone in China's northwestern Qinghai Province to protect Tibetan ecological and cultural heritage.
The Chinese government has issued a five-year action plan for HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment.
Sri Lanka is to sign a free trade agreement with China this year to boost economic ties.
According to a tourism report for the first quarter of 2017, there were 15 Provinces that each collected more than 10 billion yuan (1.457 billion dollar) in tourism revenue during Spring Festival.
The Chinese Embassy and the Syrian Planning and International Cooperation Commission (ICC) signed two agreements on Sunday, under which China will provide two batches of humanitarian aid to the Syrian government worth 16 million U.S. dollars.
The People's Liberation Army has released a video of a recent exercise employing the advanced DF-16 medium-range ballistic missile, a weapon seen as filling a gap in the nation's arsenal.
China's moves to further ease foreign investment policies will open doors in some monopoly sectors this year while prohibiting local governments from curbing foreign companies, experts said.
China's monetary policy is expected to be more prudent and neutral, to rein in asset bubbles and guard against financial risks, economists have said.
Nepal received more than two thirds of the total foreign direct investment (FDI) pledges from China during the first half of the current fiscal year that began in mid-July, according to data from Nepal's Department of Industries (DoI).
In 2016, 1,576 foreigners became permanent Chinese residents, an increase of 163 percent on the previous year, according the Ministry of Public Security.
Most of the top 10 valuable Chinese brands in 2017 are owned by state-owned banks and Internet powerhouses, according to a report by Britain-based consulting firm Brand Finance.
At the State Council executive meeting on Feb 3, Premier Li Keqiang urged related departments to prevent systematic risks when preparing food safety plans.
China will set up a cyber-security watchdog to evaluate the cyber products and services purchased by key information infrastructure operators that may impact the country's cyber security, according to China's Cyberspace Administration.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull have sent their congratulations to the China-Australia Year of Tourism 2017, which was officially launched in Sydney on Sunday.
China will deepen supply-side structural reform in agriculture to cultivate new development engines for the sector, according to a policy document released Sunday.
China's Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) has promised severe punishments for economic crimes that affect interests of lots of people, including illegally absorbing public deposits and fundraising fraud.
China will deepen supply-side structural reform in the agricultural sector to accelerate the cultivation of new development engines for the sector, said a policy document released Sunday.
Chinese police solved 83,000 cases of telecom and Internet fraud in 2016, up 49.6 percent year on year, according to the Ministry of Public Security.
The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has cut subsidy qualifications for seven Chinese automakers over subsidy cheating.
China has issued its first strategic plan for territory development and preservation, outlining the protection of arable land reserves and islands.
The Houston Rockets officially retired Yao Ming's No. 11 jersey during the halftime break of their game against the Chicago Bulls at Toyota Center on Friday night with the presence of Yao Ming and his family.
Alibaba Group Holding Limited on Saturday opened its Australian and New Zealand (ANZ) headquarters in Australia's Melbourne.
China urged the United States to correct its unfair decision to impose high anti-dumping and countervailing duties on imports of Chinese stainless steel sheet and strip, according to a statement released Saturday by the Ministry of Commerce (MOC).
On Jan. 29, the second day of China's Lunar New Year, The Times, a British national newspaper, published a report entitled "Rifkind a stooge in secret PR war on China," saying that the Henry Jackson Society (HJS), a U.K. think tank, is paid a total of 15,000 pounds per month by the Japanese embassy in the U.K. to voice opposition to Chinese foreign policy. Former British Foreign Secretary Malcolm Rifkind was approached by HJS and served as a stooge in this disgraceful deal.
The man who sent the NBA to new heights in China was recognized by the city where he played and by his team, the Houston Rockets, which will retire his jersey on Friday.
As Chinese people return to work Friday, the country has entered a new year, a year in which focused reform will play a key role in the country's development.
Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi said Friday that China and the United States, with extensive common interests and colossal potential for cooperation, should continue their cooperation in line with the interests of the two countries and two peoples.
Chinese consumers spent 462 billion yuan (67.3 billion U.S. dollars) during the Lunar New Year holiday, home and abroad, surging 48.1 percent year on year, data from the country's biggest payment card issuer showed Friday.
The week-long Spring Festival holiday witnessed 408 millon passenger trips in China, up 2.1 percent year on year, data from the Ministry of Transport (MOT) showed Friday.
China on Friday urged the United States to stop making wrong remarks on the issue of the Diaoyu Islands sovereignty after U.S. defense secretary James Mattis reportedly said the U.S.-Japan mutual defense treaty applies to the islands.
The World Health Organization (WHO) Friday launched a new guidance to better improve the chances of survival for people living with cancer by ensuring that health services focus on diagnosing and treating the disease earlier.
The Grand Chinese New Year Concert made its debut at the National Philharmonic Concert here on Friday night to celebrate the Chinese New Year of the Rooster.
The Paris 2024 Bid Committee has marked a milestone in its bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games with a special presentation in Paris Friday.
China's State Council on Friday pledged to press ahead with addressing wage arrears for migrant workers to safeguard their legitimate rights and interests.
The year of rooster started with a resonant crow for China with impressive economic performances.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi is to pay an official visit to Australia and New Zealand from Feb. 7-10 at the invitation of his Australian and New Zealand counterparts Julie Bishop and Murray McCully.
Invitations have been sent out to journalists from China and abroad to cover two major Chinese political meetings next month.
China's manufacturing sector continued to slow in January 2017 because of a further improvement in the health of the sector.
China is set for the first working day of the Year of the Rooster as the week-long Spring Festival holiday ends Thursday.
Former Chelsea and England midfielder Frank Lampard, 38, on Thursday announced his retirement on Facebook.
Toutiao, one of China's most popular mobile news apps, confirmed Thursday that it has acquired Flipagram, a U.S. video creation app.
China's railways will be tested Thursday, when passenger flows peak at the end of the Spring Festival holiday.
Ireland was in talks with U.S. tech firm Apple over setting up an escrow account for the 13 billion euros (13.9 billion U.S. dollars) the European Commission (EC) says is due to Ireland in back taxes, pending the outcome of an appeal against the EC's ruling, a cabinet minister said on Thursday.
China's tourism industry raked in 423.3 billion yuan (61.7 billion U.S. dollars) in revenue during the Lunar New Year holiday, as more affluent people become increasingly keen to travel.
China and the United States should always cooperate in the face of challenges, Chinese Ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai said Wednesday.
Toronto Raptors All-Star guard Kyle Lowry hit a go-ahead jumper with 4.3 seconds remaining in overtime to power past New Orleans Pelicans 108-106 on Tuesday night's NBA game.
Thousands of euphoric Egyptians flooded the streets of Cairo Wednesday night to celebrate their national team's win over Burkina Faso in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) semi-finals.
Brazilian Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles said on Wednesday that his country is returning to a path of growth and will manage to escape recession in the first quarter of 2017.
Mexican authorities announced Wednesday that Chinese automaker JAC would soon begin producing cars in the central Mexican state of Hidalgo.
Japan's Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare on Wednesday approved transplant of retinal cells to treat patients using induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells derived from another person.
Scientists at the University of Queensland in Australia announced on Thursday they have discovered a new bacterium that could change long thought to be certain theories on evolution.
A senior EU politician said recently that China represents an external threat to Europe, an accusation which is groundless as well as outrageous.
China's manufacturing sector expands for the sixth month in a row, adding evidence that the world's second largest economy is stabilizing amid uncertain global outlook.
China's manufacturing sector has expanded for the sixth month in a row, a sign the economy is stabilizing amid an uncertain global outlook.
U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday left the benchmark interest rates unchanged and offered no hint on when it might move.
Major parks in Beijing received a record high of 460,000 tourists Tuesday, the fourth day of the Chinese New Year, according to authorities.
Skaters from South Korea and Japan dominated the men's 500m speed skating competition at the 2017 Almaty Universiade on Wednesday as they finished top six of the event.
Search efforts continued on Tuesday for the missing people in a boat accident off Malaysia's Sabah state on North Borneo.
Fresh eurozone economic data showed a bigger-than-expected leap in growth, inflation and employment, indicating that the bloc's economy keeps its recovery trend amid the political uncertainty sparked by Britain's Brexit vote and the election of Donald Trump in the United States.
Starbucks has announced a plan to hire 10,000 refugees over five years in 75 countries in the wake of U.S. President Donald Trump's travel ban.
Mexico seeks to continue strengthening comprehensive ties with China and attract investment in the coming years, Foreign Affairs Minister Luis Videgaray said on Monday
Nearly 7.66 million railway passenger trips were made in China Monday, the fourth day of the Lunar New Year holiday, a 9.1 percent increase on last year, official data showed Tuesday.
China's power use is expected to grow by 3 percent in 2017 due to a slowing economy, the China Electricity Council has said.
The Chinese New Year was in the spotlight of this weekend's events at the impressive, newly-founded Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) here, as Greeks celebrated the Year of the Rooster with joy.
Happy Chinese New Year 2017 -- the lunar Year of the Rooster. The New Year holiday season begins on Jan. 27 and will last for 15 days. Wondering how Chinese spend the holiday? The following customs and taboos may give you some clues.
Midfielder Franck Ribery will be sidelined for two weeks due to a thigh injury, the German Bundesliga front-runners announced in an official statement on Tuesday.
Former Brazil international midfielder Jadson has agreed to return to his former club Corinthians after parting ways with China's Tianjin Quanjian.
On Tuesday, the last day of the Dutch January transfer window, Ajax attracted Brazilian starlet David Neres from Sao Paulo FC for a record fee, while selling Anwar El Ghazi to French club OSC Lille.
A popular Chinese teenage star Yuan Wang on Tuesday spoke here at a UN youth forum and called for equal access to quality education for young people worldwide.
A gene linked to performance in elite athletes strongly influences the severity of muscular dystrophy, Australian researchers have found.
China will promote the development of photovoltaic power technology in the next five years to upgrade the country's energy structure.
Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Maltese counterpart Marie Louise Coleiro Preca on Tuesday exchanged congratulatory messages to mark the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between their two countries.
Volkswagen China will recall 1,993 vehicles in Chinese mainland due to defective body control modules (BCM), according to the country's top quality watchdog.
The owner and two crew members of the boat carrying Chinese tourists that went missing off Malaysia's Sabah state were arrested to facilitate investigation, police said Monday.
China made progress in energy efficiency and clean energy in 2016.
Scientists have discovered how plant's immune systems are able to resist disease, researchers at the University of Queensland in Australia said Tuesday.
A new study calls for stepping up efforts, including accelerated deployment of technologies for capturing atmospheric carbon and storing it underground, and sustained growth in renewables such as wind and solar, to reduce greenhouse gases.
China's plans for deep-space exploration included two Mars missions and one Jupiter probe.
Dutch giants Ajax have made a bid to sign Brazil under-20 midfielder David Neres, according to media reports.
Former Brazil international striker Alexandre Pato has joined Tianjin Quanjian from Villarreal in a deal reportedly worth 18 million euros.
Sony Corp. said on Monday that it will book a 112.1 billion yen (977 million U.S. dollars) write-down loss in its movie business amid studio struggles and slumping demand for DVDs and Blu-ray disks.
Roger Federer has proved king of Melbourne Park, winning his fifth Australian Open singles title and 18th grand slam in an epic five-set battle against old foe Rafael Nadal on Sunday night.
Think twice if you believe Chinese New Year is only celebrated in China or Chinatowns worldwide. From London to New York, with colorful parades, fireworks and red lanterns, people across the globe are now joining the Chinese in celebrating the arrival of the Year of Rooster.
The flourishing bilateral relationship between China and African countries is based on pursuit of ideals that advance shared prosperity, says Chinese Ambassador to Kenya Liu Xianfa.
China's top auditor has found that 17.6 billion yuan (about 2.56 billion U.S. dollars) of fiscal funds earmarked in 2016 for pollution control and resource management was not used effectively.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has demanded all-out search and rescue efforts for the 28 Chinese nationals on a boat that sank off Malaysia's Sabah state on North Borneo on Saturday evening.
Chinese Foreign Ministry on Monday asked Malaysia to maintain its search and rescue effort for Chinese nationals from a boat that sank off Malaysia's Sabah State on North Borneo on Saturday evening.
Heavy snow has disrupted traffic in northeast China's Liaoning Province, local authorities said Sunday.
The China National Tourism Administration (CNTA) on Sunday activated emergency measures after a boat carrying mainly Chinese tourists was reported to have gone missing in Malaysia.
A boat carrying 31 people, among them more than 20 tourists from China, has lost contact with the authorities since it sailed out from Kota Kinabalu (KK) in the eastern Malaysian state of Sabah on Saturday, the Consulate General of China in KK said on Sunday.
A new study indicates that tiny floating particles can grow semi-solid around pollutants, allowing them to last longer and travel much farther than what previous global climate models predicted.
On the way to deliver some goods with two friends, Yang Sijie suddenly saw a panda leisurely sitting in a tree.
The second Chinese New Year Parade was held on Saturday afternoon in the Belgian capital of Brussels.
Thousands of people filled the courtyard of the Smithsonian American Art Museum Saturday for a Chinese Lunar New Year celebration, which featured dragon dances and other traditional Chinese folk artforms.
Since arriving in Beijing to study in 2014, every Chinese New Year Sabaa Ali El-Tayeb has bought a stuffed toy animal.
The President's latest appeal for diligence and hard work has sparked heated discussion and spread inspiration and confidence across the nation.
Spring Festival is the most important festival in China, and while the event centers around time spent with the family, this is not the case for everyone.
Beijingers set off less fireworks this year over pollution concerns as they celebrate Spring Festival, the most important festival in the Chinese calendar.
The New York-based Nasdaq stock exchange marked the Chinese Lunar New Year on Friday with a special bell ringing ceremony to kick off the day's trading.
President Xi Jinping, on behalf of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and the State Council, extended Spring Festival greetings to all Chinese Thursday at a reception in Beijing.
The 2017 Happy Chinese New Year celebrations kicked off in Benin's political capital Porto-Novo on Sunday, featuring a grand parade and performances.
Professor Alan Mackay-Sim, a stem cell pioneer and biomolecular scientist who helped restore the mobility of a quadriplegic man, has been named the 2017 Australian of the Year.
The central government has issued guidelines on preserving and developing excellent traditional culture, eyeing a "marked boost" in the international influence of Chinese culture by 2025.
China will improve the monitoring of drugs that are prone to short supply to ensure they can be replenished quickly, according to a new national guideline.
Senior leader of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Liu Yunshan on Wednesday inspected the rehearsal for the Spring Festival TV gala.
Israel's prime minister and defense minister agreed on Tuesday to approve the construction of 2,500 new housing units in Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank.
UN envoy for West Africa told the Security Council Wednesday that the United Nations will support stability and nation-building in Gambia.
More than 100 entrepreneurs from Laos, European and regional countries met Wednesday in Lao capital Vientiane to debate trends and opportunities in the market of the Association of southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) at the Vientiane Economic Forum.
China's Ministry of Commerce (MOC) Wednesday questioned the U.S. decision to levy heavy duties on truck and bus tires from China, promising measures to defend domestic companies' rights.
U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis will travel to Japan and South Korea next week for his first overseas visit since taking office, the Pentagon said Wednesday.
A total of 179 overseas institutions have received quotas amounting to 529.6 billion yuan (77.2 billion U.S. dollars) under the RMB Qualified Foreign Institutional Investors (RQFII) program, the State Administration of Foreign Exchange said Wednesday.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average on Wednesday closed above the psychological mark of 20,000 points for the first time ever, while the other two major indices also finished at record highs, boosted by a batch of generally positive earnings reports.
Russia-China relations are a model for major countries to follow, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Wednesday.
German Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel on Wednesday warned against the dangers of protectionism during his speech on an annual economy report.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed an executive order to boost border security before his scheduled speech at the Department of Homeland Security.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday spoke with German Chancellor Angela Merkel over the phone. The two leaders exchanged lunar new year greetings and views on China-Germany ties, China-EU relations and global affairs.
China on Wednesday again urged Singapore to strictly abide by the one-China policy, after Hong Kong authorities said they would return armored vehicles to the city-state that were detained two months ago.
The South China Sea issue is the business of China and other directly concerned countries, which have agreed to focus on joint development and regional peace and stability, said a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman on Tuesday in response to the new U.S. administration's intended interference.
Premier Li Keqiang has stressed that poverty relief measures must make faster progress, calling for innovative mechanisms and more funding in this regard.
President Xi Jinping called on the military to improve its political awareness, push forward reform, and govern it according to law to aid the building of a strong military.
President Xi Jinping has called for building a strong military by further enhancing the military's political awareness, pushing forward reform, and governing it according to law.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has urged faster progress in poverty relief, saying that innovative mechanisms are needed and more funds should be collected to fight poverty.
President Xi Jinping and other Chinese leaders have visited their predecessors with seasons greetings ahead of the Spring Festival.
Giving red envelopes containing gift money remains a tradition among Chinese people during the Spring Festival, and this year China's tech companies are adjusting to the digital age by adding Pokemon Go-inspired features to their mobile red envelope apps.
Fossils of a newly discovered otter species dating back about 6 million years have been found in southwest China's Yunnan Province.
Last season's runners-up Liaoning claimed their fourth straight win after beating Qingdao 113-100 in the 31st round action of the 2016-2017 Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) league on Tuesday.
Zimbabwean football fans have been left a dejected lot following the Warriors' defeat to Tunisia at the African Cup of Nations tournament in Gabon on Monday.
World Bank on Tuesday maintained its forecast for oil prices for this year, while upgraded its projections for major non-energy commodity prices.
China’s insurance regulator on Tuesday announced a ban on insurers acquiring listed firms in concert with non-insurance parties, in a latest move to limit insurance assets invested in equity markets.
The Syrian talks in Astana, Kazakhstan, ended on Tuesday, with a final communique backing a one year ceasefire reached recently in Syria, and brought six-year-old foes face to face for the first time.
The central government has issued a guideline to encourage more college graduates to work at the community level.
Fireworks vendors in Beijing have reported a slow start for sales ahead of the Spring Festival holiday, with customers reportedly put off by higher prices and a lack of approved outlets.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte claimed on Tuesday that the United States Central Intelligence Agency was behind the 2015 clash that resulted in the killing of 60, including 44 elite police commandos.
Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa defended the need for EU reform on Tuesday to fight against protectionism and populism.
China on Tuesday urged the U.S. side to speak and act cautiously on the South China Sea issue, reiterating that China was committed to solving the issue peacefully through negotiation with the countries directly concerned.
The British Prime Minister Theresa May can't trigger Britain's exit from the European Union without first getting the approval of the British Parliament, according to a Supreme Court ruling on Monday.
The musical film "La La Land" received 14 nominations for the 89th Academy Awards on Tuesday, tying record by "All About Eve" in 1951 and "Titanic" in 1998.
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Tuesday held up to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), saying it "is all about jobs for Australia", despite the fact that U.S. President Donald Trump had signed executive order to withdraw the United States from the deal.
Nagoya Mayor Takashi Kawamura should kneel and apologize to the Chinese people for the Nanjing Massacre in 1937, a spokesperson said Tuesday.
The State Grid Corporation of China, the world's largest utility company, announced Tuesday that it has concluded a deal for a 54.64-percent stake in Brazil's largest power distributor CPFL Energia SA.
Chile announced it will exit the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal, but still seek to expand trade with the Asia-Pacific region, local newspaper El Mercurio reported on Tuesday.
U.S. President Donald Trump has asked James Comey, the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation to stay on, U.S. media reported Tuesday.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared on Tuesday full liberation of the eastern side of the city of Mosul after more than 100 days of fighting against the extremist militants of the Islamic State (IS) group.
Hong Kong customs officials announced on Tuesday that nine Singaporean armed vehicles seized two months ago will be returned after the completion of an investigation.
China said Tuesday that it was committed to the process of Asia-Pacific economic integration in a spirit of openness, inclusivity and transparency, despite the United States quitting the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
President Xi Jinping Tuesday pushed for increased efforts on poverty alleviation.
The British Prime Minister Theresa May can't trigger Britain's exit from the European Union without first getting the approval of the British Parliament, according to a Supreme Court ruling on Monday.
President Xi Jinping on Tuesday stressed the importance of precision in the battle against poverty, saying that poverty alleviation should focus on the targeted people and industries, and use the right tools to produce the desired results.
China National Tourism Administration on Tuesday asked all outbound travel agencies and websites to stop cooperating with a right-wing Japanese hotel chain.
World renowned Shaolin Kung Fu Monk Corps group performed Sunday night in West Bank city of Ramallah on the occasion of celebrating Chinese New Year with Palestinians.
The newly established China Internet Investment Fund is expected to foster innovation and entrepreneurship within the internet sector via a market approach, analysts said on Monday.
A China-Myanmar joint venture gas power plant, Thaketa, will be able to start to supply electricity to Yangon city and the region by the end of this year and can ease the electricity shortage to some extent which Yangon is faced with, a high project official said on Sunday.
The first day of the two-day Syrian negotiations in Astana ended on Monday, with government delegation and rebels holding indirect meeting, with expected tension surfacing in that venue.
Premier Li Keqiang ordered authorities to crack down on back pay for migrant workers when he visited Ludian county, southwest China’s Yunnan province, on Jan 23.
China plans to build a next-generation synchrotron radiation facility in Beijing, according to a researcher from Chinese Academy of Sciences, one of the country's top research institutes.
China's first bike lane in the sky was recently completed in the southeastern city of Xiamen.
China's first high-resolution Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellite has passed all its in-orbit tests and is now operational, according to the State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense on Monday.
Thriving Chinese smartphone manufacturers have developed aggressive strategies to expand into the rest of the world, and South Africa is high on their priority list.
China has published guidelines for industries that create new materials, such as graphene, seeking to improve innovation, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) said Monday.
Chinese Ambassador to Cambodia Xiong Bo said on Monday that 2016 was a "highly fruitful year" for China-Cambodia relations and cooperation thanks to the exchange of visits by the top leaders of the two countries.
Former head of the main opposition party in South Korea widened his lead in a recent presidential poll over former UN chief who returned back to his home country about 10 days ago.
E-cigarettes, widely promoted as an alternative to smoking, are actually attracting young people who might not otherwise have smoked tobacco products, a new U.S. study suggested Monday.
British Prime Minister Theresa May has been grilled over an alleged cover-up of a reportedly failed missile test.
Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to speak to U.S. President Donald Trump by phone in the coming days, the Kremlin said Saturday.
China will work to improve market regulation by 2020 to safeguard fair competition, according to a government plan.
The representatives of the Syrian opposition, who were gathering here for peace talks on Syria, can't be considered legitimate, the Syrian government delegation said on Monday.
It was the research vessel's debut of ashore expedition. Haiyang Liuhao set sail on July 2016 to the Pacific Ocean and Antarctica for a 60,000-km expedition and is expected to return in mid-April 2017. The expedition will have three tasks. It will serve as a marine resource and carry out environment evaluation in the West Pacific according to a contract with the International Seabed Authority.
The Chinese government has issued registration certificates for over 30 offices of NGOs from Hong Kong, Taiwan and a number of foreign countries.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order to officially withdraw U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal.
China and the Philippines have confirmed cooperation programs worth 3.7 billion U.S. dollars, during a meeting held in Beijing, a senior Chinese official said Monday.
Ma Xingrui was elected governor of south China's Guangdong Province at a session of the provincial legislature on Monday.
International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said last week that he was "sure" the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games would be a success. The remarks were made during Chinese President Xi Jinping's historic visit to the IOC headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland.
China's fiscal revenues grow 4.5 percent year on year to 15.96 trillion yuan (around 2.33 trillion U.S. dollars) last year, the Ministry of Finance said on Monday.
Samsung Electronics announced its independent investigation result on Monday over its fiery Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, but uncertainties remain about its wish to restore consumer trust following one of the largest debacles in tech history.
President Xi Jinping ordered relevant departments and local governments to carry out high-quality preparatory work for Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games and make the Games a "remarkable, extraordinary, excellent" event.
The death toll in the derailment of a passenger train in India's southern state of Andhra Pradesh rose to 39, railway officials said Sunday.
China has begun to develop a manned submersible capable of taking a crew to all of the earth's seafloors, the China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC) said.
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Sunday was re-elected as the chairman of the country's ruling United Russia party for a next five-year term.
China's northeastern region is showing signs of economic recovery since the traditional heavy industries lost shine, figures released at the annual provincial sessions show.
Ex-education minister Benoit Hamon on Sunday came top out of seven candidates in the first round of French Left primary to choose a presidential election, partial results showed.
Iran said it will "act appropriately" if the U.S. President Donald Trump chooses to "tear up" the Iranian nuclear deal signed in 2015 between Iran and six world powers, Press TV reported on Sunday.
Universal's thriller film "Split" was on track to sell 40.2 million U.S. dollars in tickets this weekend to premiere in the number one spot at weekend box office in North America.
Doom-mongers on the Chinese economy have relentless energy to question the country's performance, but a string of upbeat economic data should give them the chance to take a break.
A face time between the rebels and the Syrian government will take place for the first time in Astana, Kazakhstan, on Monday to lay the foundation stone of the solution to the long-standing conflict in Syria.
China plans to launch the Chang'e-5 lunar probe at the end of November this year, from the Wenchang Space Launch Center in southern China's Hainan Province, aboard the heavy-lift carrier rocket Long March-5.
Chinese people clearly love to read. Unlike in other parts of the world, where many publishers are tearing their hair out, sales of both printed and electronic books continued to rise last year.
The State Oceanic Administration (SOA) will conduct regular inspections of local government management of marine resources and protection of the marine environment.
Of 5,184 employees surveyed, 92 percent said they received a year-end bonus for 2016, with 55.7 percent of them being offered over 10,000 yuan (USD 1,455), while 10 percent reported amounts of more than 50,000 yuan (USD 7,275).
The universal second-child policy implemented early last year was a major factor in raising the number of births in China to 17.86 million last year, an increase of 7.9 percent and the highest annual number since since 2000, according to the top health authority.
Trips made via China's expressways are expected to increase 8 to 10 percent during the week-long Spring Festival holiday, which starts on Jan. 27, the Ministry of Transport (MOT) said on Sunday.
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday called for the improving of the supply-side structure to boost the quality of the Chinese economy.
Chinese President Xi Jinping Sunday attended a gathering in Beijing and extended Lunar New Year greetings to people from non-Communist parties, the All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce, and those without party affiliation.
Trips made via China's expressways are expected to increase 8 to 10 percent during the week-long Spring Festival holiday, which starts on Jan. 27, the Ministry of Transport (MOT) said on Sunday.
China is to host a United Nations meeting on fighting desertification in September, an official said Sunday.
Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, will head a newly formed central commission for integrated military and civilian development, according to a decision by the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee on Sunday.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Hawaii has issued an alert for the Pacific after a powerful 7.9-magnitude earthquake struck Papua New Guinea on Sunday.
Today, let’s read a story of Jia Liqun, a B-type ultrasound scanner specialist at Beijing Children's Hospital.
One in three patients in Norwegian hospitals are malnourished or are in risk of becoming malnourished while the percentage among older malnourished patients is even higher, newspaper Aftenposten reported Saturday.
The United Nations (UN) Security Council on Friday condemned the destruction of cultural heritage in Syria by the Islamic State (IS) extremist group, "including targeted destruction of religious sites and objects."
Home crowd favorite Ji Yanyan snatched the Most Valuable Player (MVP) trophy with a game-high 31 points, helping the North beat the South 116-110 in the 2017 Chinese Women's Basketball Association (WCBA) All-Star Game here on Saturday.
China will improve its services for the new economy to accelerate new growth, according to a government document.
Apple Inc filed a $1 billion lawsuit against supplier Qualcomm Inc on Friday, days after the US government filed a lawsuit that accused the chip maker of resorting to anticompetitive tactics to maintain a monopoly over key semiconductors in mobile phones.
Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), warned against negative competition in policies at the World Economic Forum happening here.
Turkey is on the threshold for shift to an executive presidential system as the parliament approved early Saturday an 18-item constitutional amendment package.
Leaders of several Palestinian factions and political powers warned Saturday moving U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem will ignite the region.
British Prime Minister Theresa May called Saturday for an early meeting with the new president of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani to discuss Britain's exit from the European Union.
At least 12 people have been killed and several others injured after a passenger train derailed in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh late Saturday night, a senior railway official said.
A popular scientist who studies insects and animals has recently published a new book, providing a detailed analysis on an ancient catalog of marine creatures.
Chinese surgeons in a central China hospital have succeeded in performing two complex pediatric heart surgeries using 3D printing technology.
China plans to reduce its marine fish catch in the next few years to protect the environment.
Iraqi security forces on Saturday continued fierce clashes to drive out the militants of the extremist Islamic State (IS) group from their last strongholds in the northern outskirts of the city of Mosul, the Iraqi military said.
China's Internet users have selected 10 individuals as the 2016 grassroots heroes, or China's "Good Samaritans."
The University of Birmingham’s China Institute has marked the Chinese New Year with the help of a trio of world-renowned musicians.
Thanks to Zhang Rui's double in the second half, hosts China overcame Myanmar 2-0 in the CFA Foshan international women's football championships here on Saturday.
Chinese authorities have forecasted a peak travel rush in the second week of China's 40-day "Chunyun," starting Friday, as many Chinese people are rushing back home for the Spring Festival.
A school bus carrying Hungarian students crashed and caught fire in northeast Italy late Friday, killing 16 people, Italian authorities have said.
China's central bank has provided provisional liquidity support for several big commercial banks to meet rising cash demand ahead of the upcoming Spring Festival.
China eliminated a third batch of 39 administrative approval items that the central authority had designated to local governments, according to a circular issued by the State Council on Jan 21.
Premier Li Keqiang urged for more efforts to establish a coordination mechanism for the poverty relief work by governments at all levels during the State Council executive meeting on Jan 18.
China will continue to promote a new round of higher-level opening up to the outside world, Premier Li Keqiang said Friday.
Premier Li Keqiang presided over a conference on Jan 19 and solicited opinions on drafts of the government work report for 2017, which was attended by representatives of democratic parties, the All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce and non-Party affiliated individuals.
The Communist Party of China (CPC) on Friday published pilot work rules for discipline inspection organs to strengthen self-supervision.
China on Friday held a ceremony to honor the two astronauts of the Shenzhou-11 spaceflight mission for their outstanding contributions to the country's space endeavors.
Once a successful real estate developer, Li Fangping has shifted to high-end manufacturing by setting up a medical device company.
China on Friday expressed positive expectations for the upcoming dialogue on Syria issues scheduled in Astana, Kazakhstan next Monday, saying that it hoped the talks would set a sound foundation for the Syrian talks in Geneva.
Ying Yong was elected mayor of east China's Shanghai Municipality Friday at the fifth session of the 14th Shanghai Municipal People's Congress, the city's legislature.
China's Foreign Ministry on Friday dismissed Taiwan's sending of a self-styled delegation to President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration ceremony, saying that the move was aimed to disrupt China-U.S. relations.
Today is Preliminary Eve, the beginning of a seven-day countdown to Chinese New Year, and 23 baby giant pandas born in 2016 have joined the celebrations in Chengdu, southwest China's Sichuan province. They appeared on a small stage in Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding to take a group photo to delight their fans all over the country.
Today is the 23rd day of the 12th month in the Chinese lunar calendar. Traditionally, this day is called the Preliminary Eve.
Over 90 percent of rich Chinese are optimistic about China's economy, according to the results of a survey released Thursday.
The Islamic State (IS) group executed 12 civilians in the ancient oasis city of Palmyra in central Syria, state news agency SANA reported on Thursday.
The organizer of the Olympic Council of Asia's 8th Asian Winter Games (AWG) in Sapporo has asked Japan's leading business hotel chain APA Group to remove right-wing books in its guestrooms that sparked public anger recently, but the hotel made no replies so far, the organizer told Xinhua Thursday.
China's State Council has issued a plan on educational development for the 13th Five-Year Plan period (2016-2020), which aims to achieve major progress by 2020.
China Oceanwide Holdings Group and International Data Group (IDG) Capital announced Thursday that they have entered into a definitive agreement to buy IDG Inc., a leading global media, market research and venture company.
The establishment of personal credit records will boom in China in 2017, with people from 14 kinds of important occupations being targeted as the new records system is established, said Lian Weiliang, deputy director of the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC).