Prosecutors in Hebei province began to build a public interest litigation case on Wednesday against people they say defamed a martyr.
Chinese mainland smartphone maker Xiaomi filed an application for its highly anticipated Hong Kong initial public offering on Thursday, in what could become the world's biggest flotation since 2014 and the very first listing under the city's new dual-class share system.
More than 1,100 economists have made public a letter they signed to U.S. President Donald Trump and the U.S. Congress that warns against growing protectionism of U.S. trade policies.
Chinese and Bangladeshi regulators have approved a bid by Chinese bourses to acquire a 25-percent stake in the Dhaka Stock Exchange.
One of animals' evolutionary advantages is that they can learn from experiences of others instead of all undergoing those personally. A new study published on Thursday in the journal Cell reported the neural mechanism underlying this ability called observational learning.
President Xi Jinping's recent visit to Peking University (PKU) has instilled new passion among staff and students to make new contributions to national development.
Badminton powerhouse China announced its teams for the upcoming BWF Thomas & Uber Cup, which will be held in Bangkok, Thailand from May 20-27.
China supports and congratulates on the successful completion of the inter-Korean summit last month, which has brought beneficial opportunities for a political solution to the Korean Peninsula issue, visiting Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Thursday.
President Xi Jinping has encouraged lifetime loyalty to the Party among young people, ahead of China's Youth Day, which falls on May 4.
China's only original manuscripts by Karl Marx were put on exhibition Thursday at Nanjing University in Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu Province.
Anhua county is one of the few places in China that produces dark tea. As the story goes, the area’s cultivation of dark tea predates the creation of the county in Hunan province, reflecting Anhua’s long history of dark tea.
A Russian Su-30SM fighter crashed over the Mediterranean Sea shortly after its takeoff, killing both pilots on board, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Thursday.
A highly venomous snake found in a dormitory area at the Sun Yat-sen University has been turned into a specimen.
Hawaii is set to become the first U.S. state to ban sunscreen products containing certain chemicals dangerous to coral reefs and marine life, said media reports.
A picture taken on May 2, 2018 at the Israel Antiquities Authority's Dead Sea scrolls conservation laboratory in Jerusalem shows a large fragment of a scroll found in "Cave 11".
More than 83,400 km of roads in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region are regularly maintained, up from some 59,700 km five years ago, local authorities said Thursday.
A policeman died after saving several people from being hurt by a speeding car in central China's Hubei Province Monday evening.
A Minnesota bed and breakfast inside an old county jail has gone on the market for $495,000, with 12 Victorian-themed bedrooms, a wine cellar and a special 'cellblock suite' where guests can sleep behind bars.
Heavy schoolbags do not cause back pain in children, despite common concerns about students straining under the backpacks, according to a latest Australian research.
Some 45 Afghan girl students were poisoned following a suspected gas attack in the northern province of Takhar on Thursday, local police said.
The death toll in the deadly storm that hit India's northern states of Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday night has risen to around 80, with around 143 people injured, according to official sources.
Box office sales of Disney and Marvel's latest blockbuster "Avengers: Infinity War" have surpassed 100 million yuan (15.71 million U.S. dollars) in China at its presale stage by Thursday, according to Maoyan, a major film database.
The economy of the ASEAN+3 region is projected to grow 5.4 percent in 2018, underpinned by resilient domestic demand and export growth with stable inflation, said a new report released on Thursday by the ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO).
Territorio de Zaguates is a privately funded, volunteer-run haven for stray dogs in Costa Rica. The shelter itself was founded in 2005 in the home of Lya Battle and Alvaro Samut outside San Jose. But their house was too small to accommodate all the dogs, and around 2008, the couple moved them to 378 acres of farmland that had been left to Battle when her grandfather died.
India's cyber-savvy Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the most "liked" world leader on social networking site Facebook, a new report revealed.
At least 77 people were killed and scores more were injured in the deadly dust storms that hit the northern Indian states of Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.
China plans to build 10 major fishing port clusters before 2025 along the country's coast, according to an action plan jointly released by the National Development and Reform Commission and Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs.
The Palace Museum has shared a range of photos featuring its collection of green-colored vessels on the micro blog Sina Weibo. The ceramic vessels from the ancient royal court in the Qing Dynasty bring freshness to the vibrant spring.
Swallows herald the coming of spring and are widely recognized as a symbol of happiness. They once inspired French glass designer Rene Lalique (1860-1945) to create decorative pieces that feature these carefree creatures of the sky.
Smartphone shipments in China fell below 100 million in the first quarter of this year, the first time since Q3 2013, a report showed.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in's approval rating surged following last week's summit with Kim Jong Un, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), a local survey showed Thursday.
Chinese music video platform Tik Tok, also known as Dou Yin in Chinese, has denied a rumor that it blocked Peppa Pig elements and related hashtags, according to National Business Daily on Wednesday.
Keziah Daum, a white high school student in Utah, recently found herself in a social media storm for wearing a traditional Chinese dress known as qipao to her prom.
Rows of ushabtis, mummy-like tomb figurines used by ancient Egyptian civilizations, were exhibited at Shanxi Museum on May 3.
Participants of the St. George Knight Tournament in Moscow, Russia, April 30, 2018. The St. George's Tournament includes two horsemen armed with solid wood spears clashes, melee - group skirmishes on horseback and duels using two-handed weapons.
Police have busted seven pig and cow smuggling rings across China in an orchestrated operation, seizing 39 suspects, according to a statement released by Nanning customs Wednesday.
China's central bank drained 70 billion yuan (11 billion U.S. dollars) from the financial system through open market operations Thursday, with the volume of maturing securities exceeding new injections.
A research team in Taiwan had uncovered a key oncogene that controls the spread and metastasis of cancer cells, which might lead to new approaches in developing anticancer drugs.
President of China Railway Corporation Lu Dongfu visited Wednesday Tunnel No.1 construction of Jakarta-Bandung High Speed Railway project, assuring the quality of the high-technology train transport project jointly carried out by China and Indonesia state firm consortium.
Xiaomi Corp has filed an initial public offering to be listed in Hong Kong, which is expected to be the biggest IPO globally this year.
Land sales in China's major cities saw a significant increase in April, while the land premium rate stayed at a relatively low level, industry data showed.
HNA Group is selling a real-estate focused unit for 2.9 billion yuan ($456 million), the company said in a regulatory filing on Wednesday, amid a broader divestment program by the debt-laden conglomerate as it looks to raise funds.
The Hangzhou Bay Bridge, which opened to traffic 10 years ago, has become a key transport link for eastern China's Zhejiang Province, Shanghai and the Yangtze River Delta.
This April 30, 2018 photo provided by U.S Customs and Border Protection shows a male tiger in a duffle bag that was seized at the border near Brownsville, Texas.
A Jiangsu Province man has garnered millions of views on social media for upcycling beverage cans into cool motorized toys and gadgets.
Experts from Ontario and China are seeking more collaboration in artificial intelligence and robotics.
The Chinese city of Chengdu is looking to America's "Music City" to build an entertainment and music district to expand its tourism economy.
The world's biggest oilseed processor confirmed on Wednesday that China has essentially stopped buying U.S. supplies of soybeans amid the brewing China-U.S. trade war.
The Palace Museum in Beijing is discouraging visitors from pocketing rocks found on the grounds after a tourist attracted attention for showing off her snatched collection on social media.
State-owned China Railway Construction Corp (CRCC) is scheduled to start construction of three subway stations in southwestern Moscow.
A tourist who allegedly caught a dolphin and took it away from Hailing Island in Yangjiang, Guangdong Province, on May 1 will face punishment, Legal Evening News reported.
A Chinese middle school’s enrollment regulations have caused a controversy on Chinese social media, in which it says candidates can apply for the school on a condition that their parents have no demerit in personal social credit.
Zhang Yiping, 25, is an entrepreneur who is fascinated by batik, a traditional Chinese cloth dyeing technique, and is determined to spread batik culture abroad with her products.
John Russell, an expert on Iraqi antiquities, looks at cuneiform tablets that are being returned to Iraq by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), during a ceremony at the Residence of the Iraqi Ambassador to the United States, in Washington, May 2, 2018.
The People's Bank of China has issued a new rule to regulate overseas securities investment by Renminbi Qualified Domestic Institutional Investors (RQDII).
Many Indian young people now choose to learn Chinese to access a bigger pool of job opportunities in Chinese-funded enterprises as more and more Chinese enterprises have come to the country to conduct business.
Google has already been working with Chinese startups in helping them use AI technologies, for example, machine learning that is teaching computers how to learn without having to program rules.
The Home Office of Britain may have wrongly accused thousands of foreign students of cheating in English language tests to qualify for visas, reported local media Wednesday.
This well-preserved fossil of a beautiful new species of dragonfly, which lived about 191 million years ago, was named after its owner, the famous British fossil hunter and collector Chris Moore, as Chrismooreia michaelbehei.
Seven out of 10 South Korean people believe that a complete denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula will be possible, a local survey showed Thursday.
A clerk in Shanghai surnamed Wang won a VAT lottery worth 400,000 yuan ($62,000) but failed to find her original invoice, Shanghai Morning Post reported Wednesday.
The average person in the United States watches more than four hours of TV a day, or two months of nonstop watching per year.
Production of a major ethylene project formally kicked off in Huizhou, Guangdong province, on Wednesday, helping the country reduce dependence on imported petrochemical products.
Manuscripts written by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, copies of Marx's Das Kapital in multiple languages and a first-edition copy of The Communist Manifesto, published in 1848, are being displayed at Sun Yat-Sen University in Guangzhou.
China is looking to boost its role in global commodity markets by allowing foreign investors to trade iron ore futures on the Dalian Commodity Exchange from Friday, a move which should help the country gain some pricing power over the key ingredient in steel.
Bike-Ambulance launched by Lodha Foundation at Tejpal Hall, Grant Road in Mumbai, India, April 29, 2018.
Yin Yin (L), the director of the stomatology department at the Air Force General Hospital, shares clinical experiences at the People's Hospital in Wenchuan County, Southwest China's Sichuan Province, May 2, 2018.
Wang Danfeng, one of the most influential movie stars in the past 40 years in China, passed away this morning at the age of 94.
Nearly 30 people have been injured in an explosion during a celebration in north London late Wednesday.
China Railway Corp (CRC), the world's largest high-speed railway network operator, reported its after-tax profit in 2017, the best in five years.
Up to 30 people were injured in an explosion at a Jewish celebration on Thursday in London that may have been sparked by a mobile phone, local media reported.
A ceremony is held to bestow permanent residency permits to seven foreigners, including Nobel laureate Bernard L. Feringa, in Shanghai, May 2, 2018.
The Chinese Embassy in Mongolia has donated a modern Mongolian Cyrillic version of a Tibetan Buddhist classic to a library in the country's north.
Although strict home purchase limitations have been imposed in first-tier cities during the past year, demand in the domestic property market remains strong, with some buyers eyeing second- and third-tier cities that have fewer restrictions.
Wang Chang, a pig farm manager, reduced his breeding stock as he predicted falling pork prices. In fact, prices plummeted faster than he expected.
China's central bank on Thursday detailed rules on the RMB Qualified Domestic Institutional Investors (RQDII) scheme, allowing RQDII investors to invest in yuan-denominated assets overseas but banning them from moving yuan out of the country for forex purchases.
Chinese tech giant Xiaomi on Thursday officially submitted its IPO application to Hong Kong Exchange with its dual-class shareholding structure.
Advanced imaging technology originally developed for NASA has revealed previously unnoticed writing on fragments of the Dead Sea Scrolls, the IAA revealed on Tuesday.
Clearing rubbish on the north slope of Mount Qomolangma starts now as the 2018 climbing season begins.
The 28 Dean Street, where Karl Marx and his family lived from 1851 to 1856, is seen in London, Britain, May 2, 2018.
Several pandas at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding have been checked by consultants and are awaiting a final diagnosis for why the black hairs around their eyes have begun to turn white and shed.
A bridge connects the 13th floor of an apartment building to a road in Yuzhong District in Southwest China's mountainous Chongqing Municipality, April 30, 2018.
The farmers and food manufacturers in California fear their businesses will be hurt from both directions -- China's new tariffs and the U.S. tariffs on Chinese aluminum and steel.
Amid the trade tension between China and the United States, while much of the ongoing analyses focus on China's reliance on exports to the U.S., American companies and their investors have greater revenue exposure to China, an expert said.
An explosion in the U.S. state of Connecticut Wednesday injured four police officers responding to a domestic violence report, local media said.
ARM’s Chinese joint venture, which recently started operation, plans to launch an initial public offering in the domestic market.
Renowned British scientist Professor Stephen Hawking's final theory on the origin of the universe has been published in the Journal of High Energy Physics, the University of Cambridge said on Wednesday.
Jacaranda trees bloom along a road in Kunming City, Southwest China's Yunnan Province, May 2, 2018.
Apple Inc reported on Tuesday its results for the second fiscal quarter of this year ending on March 31, showing strong revenue and profit growth amid fears of a slowing global smartphone market.
The People's Daily on Wednesday published a tribute to Karl Marx, hailing Marxism's crucial role in China's modernization.
China's Ding Junhui suffered a humuliating 13-5 defeat to Barry Hawkins in the quarterfinals of the World Championship at Sheffield's Crucible on Wednesday.
Catchy music does, in fact, get stuck in your head. A new study suggests that playing familiar music to patients with Alzheimer's disease can stimulate parts of their brain and reconnect them with the world.
Chinese mainland tech company Xiaomi has submitted its application for an initial public offering in Hong Kong, expected to be the world's biggest IPO since 2014.
China's drive to further open up its aircraft manufacturing sector will be a shot in the arm for both the local industry and foreign companies planning to increase their investments, said the newly appointed China CEO of European aircraft manufacturer Airbus SE.
Police in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province have made the biggest cocaine seizure since the founding of the People's Republic of China.
Mobile payment was the most popular way China's outbound tourists chose to spend their cash during the recent May Day holiday, according to a report from the nation's leading mobile payment service.
The Shanghai government on Wednesday granted permanent residency to seven foreign citizens, including one Nobel Prize laureate, as part of a pilot program to attract global talent with more favorable immigration policies.
Chinese Ambassador to Britain Liu Xiaoming on Tuesday said that learning the Chinese language brings several opportunities.
An American teenager on Tuesday defended her choice of a traditional Chinese dress for prom, after it had stirred a debate over what critics say is "cultural appropriation."
Facebook announced Tuesday its plans to launch a dating feature amid the public outcry over its scandal involving the Cambridge Analytica data leak.
China's two deep-sea submersibles have completed their first joint scientific research in the South China Sea, paving the way for future natural gas hydrate explorations in the region.
Eight Chinese enterprises and institutions showed their mettle with their thrilling cutting-edge technologies at the 2018 World Conference on Quality and Improvement currently underway here.
U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday kept the interest rates unchanged, in line with market expectation, while expressing confidence that inflation is near its 2-percent target.
A U.S. military plane on Wednesday crashed in southern state Georgia, killing all five people on board, according to the Georgia National Guards.
China's chip-making industry has seen rapid growth in the first quarter of 2018, amid the rising performance of Chinese semiconductor foundries in the global market.