For some of China's wealthy, the terrestrial trappings of fast cars, designer bags and deluxe apartments are worthless compared with bounty from outer space.
While women in China are likely to be diagnosed at an earlier age than those in other countries, the incidence of the disease is still rising.
For Nick Ward, a snow-boarding enthusiast from the United States who lives in Beijing, the only issue holding back his skiing passion is the heavy haze that sometimes shrouds North China.
Germany welcomes Chinese investments in its real economy, especially in the field of advanced technology, German Ambassador to China Michael Clauss said at a forum on Monday.
Tax breaks have seen 37.1 billion yuan ($6 billion) slashed from on China small companies' tax bills in the first three quarters of this year, government data showed on Thursday.
China will host a high-profile Internet conference next month, bringing together more than 1,000 representatives from tech firms and regulators, said China's top Internet regulator Lu Wei on Thursday.
Actress Qin Lan releases new fashion photos in black and white.
At first, it seemed like we'd come to the mosque for nothing.
Recent events and performances which you can participate and enjoy
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.
Zambia's interim leader Guy Scott on Wednesday appealed for calm and unity as the southern African country mourns its former president Michael Sata, who died in London on Tuesday night.
The Chinese contingent of the UN Mission in Liberia will help build an Ebola Quarantine and Control Center in the capital city of Monrovia.
More than 5,000 additional health care workers are needed to fight Ebola in the three most affected countries in West Africa, the president of the World Bank said Tuesday.
At least four people died after a small plane crashed into a building near an airport in midwestern US State of Kansas on Thursday, US media reported.
The visit of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper to China in November was reconfirmed after speculation that it might be canceled after recent violence in Canada.
Lava spouts from a hot spot as the lava flow from Mt. Kilauea inches closer to the village of Pahoa, Hawaii, Oct 29, 2014.
Justin Rose has set his sights on a career-high ranking of world No 2 over the final events of the year as he headlines a weakened field at the BMW Masters this week.
Kaka is set to make his debut for Orlando City in a January friendly against Brazilian giants Flamengo, according to local media reports.
The men's World Cup could be played "sooner rather than later" on artificial turf, FIFA said Wednesday in the latest defense of its decision not to stage the 2015 women's tournament in Canada on grass.
The aim of strengthening the rule of law is to establish socialist rule of law with Chinese characteristics in the country, and develop a sound system of laws and regulations.
China CNR Corp and CSR Corp are expected to merge into a multi-billion-dollar giant, capable of competing with global engineering behemoths, to better serve China's "going global" policy for its high-speed railways.
Until recently, there had been very little analysis of women's role in the economy. Early contributions to the economics of gender focused on the division of labor within households.
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.
Tourist excursions between northeast China's Jilin Province and the neighboring Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) were suspended on Friday
The lantern show demonstrated folk customs and culture of Southeast China's Taiwan.
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.