An increasing number of countries are modifying their visa-application procedures in the hope of attracting more visitors from China.
A bear in Central China's Henan province has bitten off the arm of a nine-year-old boy who tried to feed it through its cage.
The Beijing Marathon kicked off Sunday despite the heavy smog, while competitors wearing masks triggered controversy. The organizers said they are considering changing the date of the event.
Excitement has given way to impatience as investors in Shanghai are waiting for the green light that would signal the start of the much-hyped Stock Connect program.
China will set an economic growth target of about 7% for 2015, the weakest expansion in a generation as the country's leaders tackle debt risks and imbalances.
China's iron ore imports are set to rise to around 900 million metric tons this year.
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.
Offering low subscription prices and quality TV programs, Chinese cable provider finds success across the continent.
A Chinese company is spreading its horizons as it tries to blanket Africa with its product.
The Chinese carmaker Zhejiang Geely Holding Group will introduce two car models in Kenya next month.
China and France agreed Sunday to join hands to combat the "unprecedented" spread of Ebola in western part of Africa.
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Thursday that a trust fund he launched to raise $1 billion to provide fast and flexible funding for the fight against Ebola has only $100,000 in the bank.
Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea, the three hardest-hit West African countries in the Ebola crisis, need $200 million to halt the Ebola outbreak.
The U.S. military said Sunday it had airdropped weapons, ammunition and medical supplies to Kurdish forces defending the Syrian city of Kobani against Islamic State militants.
A member of the "Exit Point" amateur rope-jumping group takes a rope jump from a 120-meter (394 feet) high rock down to a man-made crater called "Tuimsky Proval" (Tuimsky cavity).
Nepalese officials closed a section of a popular Himalayan trekking route Sunday after rescuers, overwhelmed with last week's snowstorms that killed at least 38 people, had to save new hikers who set out after the blizzards on the same deadly trails.
The team spirit that recently brought Europe its eighth victory in 10 Ryder Cup matches at Gleneagles will be put on hold when the stars of the show set off in pursuit of the BMW Masters title at Lake Malaren, Shanghai, from Oct 28-Nov 2.
Construction work is "advanced" at three Rio 2016 venues as the city steps up its Olympic preparations, local organizers said Thursday.
NBA Oklahoma City Thunder's star Kevin Durant had surgery on his broken right foot Thursday.
Steadfast implementation of the reform blueprint should help Chinese economy's transition toward a more sustainable path.
The EU recognizes China as strong strategic partner, which is the starting point for dispute control.
President Xi's new book reveals his thinking about the country's governance and maps out a path for achieving the Chinese Dream.
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.