Xi Jinping and other Chinese leaders attended the opening meeting of the third session of the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, held at the Great Hall of the People.
China firmly opposes U.S. arms sales to China's Taiwan region, Ma Xiaoguang, a spokesperson for the State Council Taiwan Affairs Office, said Thursday.
China Thursday opposed U.S. arms sales to Taiwan and lodged solemn representations to the U.S. side.
This year's "two sessions," postponed for more than two months, bear a special meaning as the unprecedented coronavirus epidemic complicates the nation's efforts to eradicate absolute poverty and complete building a moderately prosperous society in all respects.
As the global tally of COVID-19 cases tops 5 million, the international community has been mobilizing resources to help developing countries fight the pandemic.
China has made a truly remarkable breakthrough in the fight against poverty and will certainly complete the building of a moderately prosperous society in all respects this year, a Russian scholar has said.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was "threatening and blackmailing" the government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) with the so-called Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act, the spokesperson of the Office of the Commissioner of the Chinese Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Thursday.
China's investment in new infrastructure such as 5G networks and data centers may reach 17.5 trillion yuan (about 2.47 trillion U.S. dollars) for the 2020-2025 period as local regions ramp up spending in the sector, Shanghai Securities News reported Thursday.
The construction of new infrastructure including artificial intelligence and 5G will help fuel China's economic growth, said Liu Wei, a member of the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, on Thursday.
Overseas Chinese supermarkets are gradually reopening as local governments begin easing lockdown measures amid the coronavirus pandemic, yet the businesses must find new ways to survive due to a lack of goods and employees.
China's large-scale COVID-19 testing may pave the way for a strong economic recovery, a renowned U.S. economist has said.
A freight train loaded with cars, accessories, food and clothing set off Wednesday from north China's Tianjin Municipality to Ulan Bator, Mongolia.
Swiss food giant Nestle announced an additional investment of 730 million yuan (about 102 million U.S. dollars) Wednesday to strengthen its business operation in China.
China's National Press and Publication Administration has released a catalog of key publications for rural libraries in 2020.
Beijing's transportation commission announced on Wednesday that three major bike sharing companies will provide free bicycles during rush hours from May 20 to 31, to encourage public to use of pollution-free tools for getting around.
Employment is facing great challenges this year due to the COVID-19 outbreak while the central government is undertaking massive efforts to help college graduates find jobs.
More efforts are needed to strengthen the education and training of medical talent in the wake of the COVID-19 epidemic, Wang Chen, president of the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, said on Thursday.
Beijing will normalize prevention and control measures against the novel coronavirus although it has not registered new confirmed COVID-19 cases for 35 consecutive days since April 16.
Russia has confirmed 8,849 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, raising its total number of infections to 317,554, its coronavirus response center said in a statement Thursday.
A fan has won the chance to have dinner, or work out, with NFL superstar Tom Brady as well as a pack of Tampa Bay Buccaneers opening-game tickets and memorabilia after a making winning bid of $800,000 at a fundraising auction.
A new China body image trend is sweeping Chinese social media after a Chinese actress launched a new collarbone challenge, which is standing a lipstick container on her collarbone, on her Sina Weibo account.
Lots of Chinese netizens have uploaded numerous photos of delicious dishes and recipes on China's Twitter-like Sina Weibo that they have come up with while staying at home amid the ongoing outbreak of the novel coronavirus.
Hats that come with wigs attached of various lengths and colors have become a new favorite on Chinese e-commerce platforms, helping not only men who are follically challenged but women who want to dramatically transform their look.
The viral video was uploaded on Twitter with the caption, "This Arab guy calls the hotel reception to complain about a mouse in his room. Listen to how he describes the situation."
A video of two chimpanzees in a Chinese wildlife park that suggests they have a "superpower" - the ability to read a newspaper - has gone viral on social media.
The U.S. Pacific Fleet said Wednesday that aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt headed out to sea from Naval Base Guam after nearly two months of being under quarantine there.
Chinese navy garrisoned on an island in the Xisha Islands of the South China Sea recently harvested 1.5 tons of vegetables on sandy beaches for the first time, using technology which experts said could support communities on islands.
The U.S. Navy on Tuesday issued a warning to mariners in the Mideast to stay 100 meters away from U.S. warships or risk being "subject to lawful defensive measures," according to media reports.
A plane with the Canadian Forces Snowbirds demonstration team crashed, killing one and seriously injuring another in Kamloops, Canada, the Royal Canadian Air Force said Sunday.
The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) has shared its experience in fighting COVID-19 with militaries from Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, South Africa and Ukraine by videoconference seperately in early May.
The U.S. Department of Defense "is working on developing a range of hypersonic missiles," press secretary Jonathan Hoffman said on Twitter Friday.
The China Association for Science and Technology has called on the country's sci-tech journal publishers to contribute to the COVID-19 database of the World Health Organization (WHO), sharing research data and experience to aid the fight against the pandemic.
China's global transfer base for the introduction of animal and plant germplasm resources has introduced the first batch of imported plant seeds for research.
China's Beidou Navigation Satellite System has been used in more than half the world's countries and regions, according to the system's chief designer.
Research into COVID-19 infections in the Netherlands showed possible human contamination by a mink, the Dutch Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality announced on Wednesday.
China's tech giant Xiaomi reported 13.6 percent year-on-year revenue growth in the first quarter of 2020 despite the COVID-19 epidemic.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to ravage the world, the puzzle of where the virus originated is attracting global attention from science community.
A special COVID-19 charity fashion show featuring models wearing artistic face masks raised the curtain in Shanghai on Wednesday.
The 93rd Academy Awards, or the Oscars, may be postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, local media reported on Tuesday.
A team of "doctors" works backstage to keep these precious historical relics from more than 2,000 years ago in such good condition.
China marked the 44th International Museum Day on Monday with offline and online activities, including the donation of items at the Nanjing Museum related to the COVID-19 outbreak by medical workers from Jiangsu province.
The number of visitors to Chinese museums across China increased by over 100 million visitors year on year to reach 1.23 billion in 2019, said Liu Yuzhu, head of the National Cultural Heritage Administration (NCHA), at the opening ceremony of the International Museum Day celebrations in China on Monday.
Museums in many Chinese cities are holding a variety of events to promote culture and get closer to the public, echoing the theme of the 2020 International Museum Day, which is "Museums for Equality: Diversity and Inclusion".
Tokyo 2020 CEO Toshiro Muto on Thursday denounced claims that the IOC will have the Olympic Games canceled if it cannot be held in 2021.
Shanghai Shenhua will not impose pay cuts on its players during the COVID-19 pandemic, instead, leaving up to the players' initiative, said the Chinese Super League club general director Zhou Jun.
The former NBA All-Star is determined to bolster campus basketball by building greater chemistry with the country's school sports governing bodies.
President of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) Yao Ming said on Tuesday that he hoped his association's cooperation with Chinese school sports governing bodies will nurture more basketball talent in the country.
The Chinese Basketball Association announced on Monday that they had started preparation for the building of the Chinese Basketball Museum.
Organizers of the 2020 Asian Games in Hangzhou launched a new round of its public welfare project on Tuesday, with children from 700 schools in the country having a chance to realize their football dreams.
The Japanese city of Kobe will return a giant female panda rented from China for breeding purposes as the lease agreement is set to expire in July, the city said Tuesday.
Two giant pandas under a 10-year lease in Canada will return to China two years ahead of schedule as COVID-19 affects bamboo supplies to the zoo where the bears are staying.
Calgary Zoo in Canada announced on Tuesday that a pair of loaned Chinese pandas would be returned ahead of schedule because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Two giant pandas, Da Mao and Er Shun from China, will bid farewell to Canadians three years ahead of schedule due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, the Calgary Zoo announced on Tuesday.
A six-month-old giant panda cub met with visitors at the Shanghai Wild Animal Park in Pudong New Area on Saturday. The cub, which has yet to be given a name, was born on October 6 and is the offspring of another giant panda Jia Jia which lives in the park.
Germany's Zoo Berlin will not consider killing animals for financial reasons amid the COVID-19 pandemic and twin pandas Meng Xiang and Meng Yuan are quite well, Katharina Sperling, an employee with the communication center at Zoo Berlin.