China is expected to establish a new government organ in an effort to better protect natural resources, including minerals, water and forests, said a senior official.
Two teenagers have been confirmed dead after falling from a dormitory building in a high school in Central China's Hunan province early Monday morning.
Suzhou Industrial Park former CEO Bai Guizhi has been investigated for graft in the most serious scandal to hit the first Sino-Singaporean bilateral project.
Growth in China's shadow banking activity continues to outpace that of nominal GDP but has begun to stabilize.
A total of 340 workers are expected to be made redundant on Monday by Shanghai Husi Food Co Ltd, a food supplier to a number of global brands.
China will not increase its cotton import quota next year beyond the 894,000 tons quota it promised when joining the World Trade Organization.
Remote-controlled airplanes are becoming increasingly popular in Beijing. Zhang Lei meets enthusiasts to find out why.
Flying enthusiasts are falling in love with the 'addictive' hobby that gives them the freedom to fly whenever they want.
China's civil research on drones is mainly carried out on campuses led by Tsinghua University. The Tsinghua drone, called "throne", flew on its own, without human control.
On Mid-Autumn Festival Day, September 8, celebrate with family and friends in the beautiful garden of the Shangri-La Hotel.
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.
Swan Lake by Russian State Ballet,Shanghai MIDI Festival 2014, Splash Wars II, Mariah Carey Concert in Chongqing, and Zhang Haochen Piano RecitalNCPA Piano Virtuosos 2014.
Plan B－The Rock 'n' Soul Specialists, 2014 Shane Filan You and Me Tour Live in Beijing, and 2014 Beijing Expat Fair.
Models present creations from the Prada Spring/Summer 2015 collection during Milan Fashion week September 18, 2014.
Anne Frank wrote, "We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same."
The museum of propaganda art is perhaps a rare public place where posters from the "cultural revolution" (1966-76) can still be viewed.
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.
Horse racing is hugely popular in many countries, but in China the industry is still in its infancy.
A report from Peking University showed that residents in Beijing spent the longest time commuting, about 1.32 hours a day for work on average.
Latest acquittal of man on death row is a major step forward for the Chinese legal system but problems like torture in interrogation still need to be addressed.
Thanks to the central government's ongoing crackdown on graft, Chinese civil servants are now free from the burden of receiving and giving gifts during holidays.
A city in Fujian province steps up eff orts to integrate valued migrant workers and
balance urbanization with heart.
Understanding, family support remain crucial for Chinese children suffering from rare diseases.
Concerted efforts to restore reservoir area shine out in nationwide environmental campaign.
A little-known site lays claim to receiving the first formal surrender by the Japanese invaders to China.
DVD sets on par with more iconic Chinese items like porcelain and silk have formed many of Beijing's gifts to foreign leaders and dignitaries.
Correctional facilities are finding more ways to help prisoners adapt to life in and out of jail.
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.
Chinese President Xi Jinping announcedan aid package of 200 million yuan ($32.54 million) for West African countries to combat Ebola.
Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said on Wednesday she hoped US President Barack Obama's decision to send 3,000 troops to West Africa to battle the worst Ebola outbreak on record would spur other countries to help.
Africa welcomes modern win-win cooperation with Chinese enterprises that are shifting from simply extracting resources in the continent to supporting its industrialization, South Africa's top diplomat has said.
Although the nationalists won Scotland's biggest city, Glasgow, they failed to meet expectations in a clutch of other constituencies, keeping the UK whole.
Scottish nationalist leader Alex Salmond conceded defeat on Friday over his bid to win independence and demanded the British government rapidly meet its promise of more powers for Edinburgh.
French President Francois Hollande said on Thursday his country is ready to launch air strikes against Islamic State fighters in Iraq "soon".
China's two-time Grand Slam winner Li Na announced her retirement via Sina Weibo on Friday morning and will hold a press conference on Sunday in Beijing, according to her agent company, IMG.
While there is no official confirmation of Li Na's pending retirement, the Chinese tennis ace received an overwhelming number of good wishes from fans across the Internet - around 13 million.
The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) Wednesday issued a zero tolerance policy for any cases of sexual harassment at the upcoming 2014 Incheon Asian Games.
The PLA, therefore, has to add equal weight to domestic defense and regional and global security, which can only be done with advanced innovations.
Despite the result being in favor of things remaining as they are, Scotland's referendum again highlights the growing divide between the rich and poor.
Not only did the officials undermine the wisdom of a 92-year-old scholar and ignore his frail health, they also denied the students the right to decide whether or not they wanted to attend the lecture.
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 second round of extra trains has been ordered into operation as travel numbers reach unexpected heights during the Mid-Autumn Festival travel rush, the China Railway Corporation said Sunday.
Beijing holds an exhibition "Beautiful Terra-Cotta Warriors lanterns" in front of the National Art Museum, where 100 lanterns are displayed.
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.