The government provides basic health insurance to reimburse some of the medical costs of unemployed urban residents and children in urban areas.
The Chinese word tuhao, a popular expression used by netizens to refer to people with great wealth who spend money freely, has been included in a newly revised dictionary, triggering controversy among language experts.
The Supreme People's Court said on Wednesday that the case involving the country's former security chief, Zhou Yongkang, has not yet entered legal proceedings.
China is to allow foreign investors to wholly own hospitals in seven cities and provinces, further opening up the fast-growing private hospital sector.
Lenovo will spend about $49 million to repair Lenovo IdeaPad laptops sold in the US, as well as about $20 million in cash refunds and credit to settle a 2013 suit involving the company's ultrabook products.
Strong gains in its mobile business provide investors with what may be the final glimpse of the Chinese e-commerce company's financials before its expected landmark market debut.
The opening ceremony of the Nanjing Youth Olympic Games (YOG) will be "very different" from that of the 2008 Beijing Olympics, according to Chen Weiya, general director of both events.
Runners who participated the first Guangming Neon Fun Run gathered together to race past Beijing's famous landmarks such as the National Stadium and the Beijing National Aquatics Center.
Chinese actress Yao Chen graces Modern Lady.
I ate the bug ... sort of. He (she?) was a monster — long, sleek and gray-brown, as big as a man’s thumb.
From onion peels to kiwi seeds or even bits of chocolate, it seems any canvas is sufficient for Turkish artist Hasan Kale as long as it meets the requirement of being incredibly tiny.
Not long after its opening, the Beijing branch of Japanese ramen restaurant Ippudo has people lining up at its gate to eat.
Why should you spend a few hundred yuan on a canvas or cotton bag when you can get one for free?
TV actor Wu Xiubo looks for roles that can set him apart from his industry peers, he tells Han Bingbin .
Chinese elements are omnipresent at the 71st Venice International Film Festival, with internationally recognized actress and director on the jury and Chinese films both screening and competing for the sought-after Golden Lion.
China's prestigious Lu Xun Literature Prize has come under fire after its most recent award winner for poetry - Zhou Xiaotian's "Jiang Jin Cha" - was denounced as a "shame on poetry."
The preservation status of the Great Wall is "not optimistic", a Chinese expert has said, highlighting irresponsible industrial development and a lack of funds.
Students of major martial arts school endure tough training for high-wire act at Youth Olympics show.
Rising water levels in dam force residents in affected area to leave the comfort of their homes.
Venerable vacation spot that hosted important meetings, including Beidaihe, Sanya and Qingdao, continues to evolve with country's development.
Government aid program injecting resources helps Tibetan residents reap benefits of development on 'Roof of the World'.
Beneficiaries of private enterprise revisit late leader Deng Xiaoping's visionary move to push forward country's reform and opening-up.
Latest reform in household registration system aims to plug rural-urban gaps.
Initiative to attract private developers for uninhabited islands hits rough
Four years on, residents of quake-hit Yushu are receiving support to recover from the disaster but more is needed.
Traditional print and its loyal followers suffer impact of decision by Beijing city authorities to remove newsstands amid changing Chinese media market.
Civil groups are becoming increasingly important in rescue operations.
Latest judicial reform aims to plug talent drain and improve selection process.
Over the past five years the number of Chinese students attending overseas art and design colleges has risen sharply.
Sansha's islets have served as landmarks for generations of Chinese fishermen.
On the outskirts of Ethiopia's second largest city, Adam, there is a stunning example of ancient methods meeting modern technology.
As the US-Africa Leaders Summit opened in Washington on Aug 4, expectations for the meeting, which included 50-odd African heads of state and the US President, were sky high.
Ethiopia aims to build itself into the manufacturing hub of Africa within six years, and China can have a key role in ensuring it achieves that goal, says a senior Ethiopian diplomat.
The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday said in a statement that the Ebola outbreaks in West Africa is unprecedented in many ways, including the high proportion of doctors, nurses, and other health care workers who have been infected.
Robert Gabriel Mugabe, president of Zimbabwe, visited China twice before the African country's independence in 1980. He advocated Chairman Mao Zedong's ideology, but didn't meet him during the two visits.
On his 13th trip to China, Robert Mugabe, president of Zimbabwe, saw traditional ties become closer when the two countries signed nine agreements that are expected to help revive the Zimbabwean economy.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Wednesday held telephone talks with his Indian Counterpart Sushma Swaraj on Chinese President Xi Jinping's upcoming visit to India.
Israelis and Palestinians on Wednesday both claimed "victory" in the Gaza war, one day after the long-term cease-fire came into effect.
Top Chinese and Russian military officers pledged to further enhance military ties on Wednesday.
Defending champions Guangzhou Evergrande were knocked out of the AFC Champions League by Western Sydney Wanderers on away goals despite beating the fledgling Australian outfit 2-1 in Wednesday's quarterfinal second leg in China.
Woods said on his website on Monday he will no longer work with Foley, the Canadian whom he hired when his game was at its low point following the upheaval of his marriage.
Lewis Hamilton revealed on Monday he may not be able to trust his Mercedes teammate, Nico Rosberg, in their future on-track duels for the drivers' world title.
The guarded optimism Beijing has displayed over Le's visit reflects the prevailing suspicion that Hanoi's positive tune may easily reverse at any time.
Local people have publicly rejected 'Occupy Central' and they have warned troublemakers not to do anything that will hurt the SAR.
The campaign has drawn the attention of wide spectrum of people and even raised donations for research into a degenerative disease.
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.
A Doraemon exhibition is held in Chengdu, capital of Sichuan province. A hundred and two life-size Doraemon figures, each of which bearing a distinct secret gadget, are displayed.
Thailand will waive visa fees for tourist visa applicants from the Chinese mainland and Taiwan from Saturday to boost tourism
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.