China's job market proved resilient despite slowing economic growth in the first nine months of the year, according to data from the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security.
China is considering introducing a long-term insurance program to provide high-quality, sustainable care for elderly people.
Liu Jinguo, vice-minister of public security, has been appointed deputy head of the 610 Office, the central government agency responsible for combating cults and handling cult-related issues.
A Chinese manufacturing gauge rose in October, adding to signs a resilient labor market and export demand are helping the world's second-largest economy weather a housing market downturn.
China continued to see a bigger deficit in foreign service trade in September, the latest data from the State Administration of Foreign Exchange showed.
Mass production of aviation biofuel is on the horizon in China, with the first demonstration facility dedicated to producing the fuel having opened in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province.
At first, it seemed like we'd come to the mosque for nothing.
Recent events and performances which you can participate and enjoy
Mark Twain wrote, "His money is twice tainted: 'taint yours and 'taint mine."
Hairy crabs, or Chinese mitten crabs, are widely distributed along the estuarine deltas, inland lakes and waterways as far north as the Korean Peninsula and as far south as the river mouths in Fujian province of southeastern China.
Situated on the bustling Chongwenmen West Street, Maxim's, 5 kilometers south of Tian'anmen Square, is where many Beijingers get their first taste of French food, long before setting foot in Paris.
A battle is about to commence on Oct 16 at the back lobby in a Shanghai shopping mall, a battle not fought with guns and rifles but with Scottish salmon and egg mayonnaise.
The road comedy "Breakup Buddies" by Ning Hao grossed 1 billion yuan ($163 million) by Thursday, the fourth movie to pass the 1 billion yuan mark at box office in Chinese movie history.
It's the dieting fad that is sweeping the world, and encourages fasting for two days of the week. But does it work?
Chinese actress Zhou Xun poses during a photo shoot for the cover of Cosmopolitan magazine.
China and the League of Arab States on Monday agreed to strengthen ties between their libraries and establish a long-term cooperation mechanism for information and literature preservation.
Chinese archaeologists have discovered 34 new characters and glyphs from oracle bones housed in a museum in Lyushun, a city in northeast China's Liaoning province.
Many women abused inmilitary brothels by the Japanese army during WorldWar II are now neglected by society and living in desperate conditions.
Businesses bank on Chinese palates to help rid US of invasive Asian carp, which are making their way up the Mississippi River and its tributaries and threatening rivers and lakes.
A lack of grassroots participation and unprofessional league systems has taken a toll on the development of big-ball sports in China.
An increasing number of Chinese couples turn to foreign surrogacy services for babies, but risks remain as rules on surrogacy vary from country to country.
More people are needed to help rising number of patients suffering from eating disorders.
More are calling for HIV-prevention procedure amid rising infections among gay men, Shan Juan reports.
Chinese troops keep close tabs on terrorist threats at the Wakhan Corridor mountain border area in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, Northwest China.
120 years after its naval defeat in the First Sino-Japanese War, the country looks to stronger maritime power, Peng Yining reports in Weihai, Shandong province.
An increasing number of Chinese businesses are riding on growing economic and trade ties between China and India in recent years.
Another Chinese 'fox' returns home to face consequences of financial scandal.
Elderly people who leave home to take care of their grandchildren account for 10 percent of 144 million people aged 60 or older, according to a survey.
As China's private aircraft sector prepares for takeoff, reform is desperately needed.
Wild Asian elephants have been wreaking havoc in villages in Southwest China as their habitat is destroyed and they're forced to search for food.
Steps taken by Beijing in the wake of outbreak are a good model for Ebola-stricken nations.
The United Nations has urged more Chinese enterprises and billionaires to offer financial and food assistance.
Global health authorities are struggling to contain the world's worst Ebola epidemic since the disease was identified in 1976. The virus has killed more than 4,500 people.
The construction of the Standard Gauge Railway aimed at providing efficient and cost-effective rail transport for both freight and passengers, is on course, said Kenyan government on Thursday.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Tuesday spoke over phone with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon about the growing Ebola threat and urged the international community to join hands against the deadly virus.
The hunt for an Ebola vaccine will produce data soon about whether two experimental vaccines are safe and could lead to larger medical trials in West Africa by January.
European leaders have agreed to cut greenhouse gas emissions in the 28-nation bloc to at least 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030.
Oil firms GDF SUEZ E&P UK Ltd and British Petroleum (BP) Thursday announced a new exploration discovery in the British Central North Sea.
A physician with Doctors Without Borders who returned to New York City from West Africa has tested positive for Ebola.
China climbed to 88th on the October edition of the overall FIFA world rankings, nine positions higher than last month, according to the FIFA website.
A 23-year-old Indian soccer player has died from severe spinal cord damage after attempting to celebrate a goal with a somersault, a regional official said on Monday.
A new venue, an injury-hit preparation and insults from a top sports official - none of it could stop Serena Williams' winning streak at the WTA Finals.
The effects of such reform would be huge, because economic reforms could fail without proper legal and judicial reforms.
Asian countries' appeal to honor the verdict of history is the natural call of justice. And only by heeding to the call of justice can countries lay the foundation of sustained regional peace and development.
While our humanitarian mission remains unchanged, the Beijing Declaration we arrive at re-affirms our resolve and commitment to capitalize on opportunities and ensures that we remain relevant to the needs of today's fast-changing world.
A recent hot discussion on Chinese social media has been about the sorry physical appearance of Chinese men compared to women, who take more pains to look fashionable and attractive.
London is famous for international cuisine and some say that is very good because who wants to eat British food?
Our destination was Jingdezhen, known as the porcelain capital of China. It is barely more than a town and rather on the mean side, I'd say.
The lantern show demonstrated folk customs and culture of Southeast China's Taiwan.
Practical tips for travelling to Xiangshan.
Dressed in a pilot's uniform and carrying an identification card, Alexandrinus Seetoh walked on board three different Tiger Airways flights.
Children talk to animals at the zoo all the time, but one gregarious Asian elephant talks back.