David Stern, the former commissioner of the US National Basketball Association (NBA), has died at the age of 77.
Thousands of new recruits received training on a snowy plateau in Northwest China's Gansu Province.
The Laba Festival, literally the eighth day of the 12th lunar month, is considered a prelude to the Spring Festival, or Chinese Lunar New Year. It is customary to eat Laba Porridge on this day. Many temples and organizations have the tradition of offering porridge to the public.
A super-tall bridge inaugurated on Monday will connect Guizhou Province's industrialized north to its mountainous, less developed south.
The Chinese Football Association (CFA) on Thursday appointed 42-year-old Li Tie as head coach of the country's national football team.
A total 9,029,070 tourists visited the Emperor Qinshihuang's Mausoleum Site Museum in 2019, 5.23 percent higher than in 2018, it announced on Wednesday.
The first high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes in Shanghai will be put into use from Thursday, the city's transport commission said on Wednesday.
Would the zoo become your destinations to welcome the year 2020? Giant panda mum and cubs at the Pairi Daiza zoo in Belgium can't wait to wish you a Happy New Year!
China on Thursday issued a guideline allowing local courts to offer a grace period of one to three months for people who have exhibited dishonest conduct.
District council members of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region can be disqualified, if sentenced to three months or more in prison as some of them face trial due to involvement in the protests. The rule is stated in the District Councils Ordinance that governs the council. The newly elected council members started their term on Wednesday.
Chinese President Xi Jinping and Ecuadoran President Lenin Moreno, on Thursday, exchanged congratulatory messages on the 40th anniversary of the establishment of the two countries' diplomatic ties.
China has tackled major financial risks with all-out efforts and a deft hand in the past year, as existing hazards have been gradually dissolved and a more mature system put in place to forestall potential dangers.
China sees no industrial or supply chain exodus and such claims are overblown, China's top economic planner said.
Global home furnishing giant IKEA has purchased a plot of land in Hefei City, capital of east China's Anhui Province, paving the way for its first store in the province, according to local authorities.
China has accelerated the opening-up of its financial sector by launching a series of policies and measures last year, said financial practitioners and experts.
Couples kissed. Others cheered and waved balloons as fireworks burst into the night sky and confetti fell to welcome the start of 2020 in New York City's Times Square.
Low-carbon and green investment will help China build its image as a responsible nation and create a better environment for foreign investment.
In a remarkable rise from last year, Chinese films secured eight places in the rankings of the top 10 highest-grossing movies.
Chinese people start their preparations for the Spring Festival more than 20 days ahead. The 12th lunar month in Chinese is called la yue, so the eighth day of this lunar month is la yue chu ba, or laba. The day is also known as the Laba Rice Porridge Festival.
With the New Year's festivities still in the air, the Chinese are gearing up for some traditional celebrations, starting with the Laba Festival that falls on Thursday.
Taiwan's top military official has been rescued and sent to the hospital after a helicopter made an emergency landing in northern Taiwan at around 9:00 a.m. local time, on Thursday morning.
Taiwan's top military official is reportedly missing after a helicopter made an emergency landing in northern Taiwan at around 9:00 a.m. local time on Thursday morning.
People climb the Badaling section of the Great Wall to pray for blessings on New Year's Day, on Jan 1, 2020.
China has approved its first domestically made vaccine against the cancer-causing human papillomavirus for use by females aged 9 to 45, providing an alternative to foreign drugmakers' products, according to the National Medical Products Administration.
The National Basketball Association announced former Commissioner David Stern died on New Year’s Day almost three weeks after suffering a brain hemorrhage.
Children dressed like mice enjoy Laba congee at Xuanzang Temple in Nanjing, east China's Jiangsu province, Jan 2, 2020. The Laba Festival, literally the eighth day of the 12th lunar month, is considered a prelude to the Spring Festival, or Chinese Lunar New Year.
Performers of Dashuhua, or striking iron flowers, start their performance in North China's Hebei province January 1, 2020. Dashuhua, literally translated as "striking tree flowers", is a local art form in Yuxian county, Zhangjiakou in Hebei province.
Photo taken on Jan. 1, 2020 shows an ice sculpture that has been recently installed as adornment on Central Street, a main pedestrian street in downtown Harbin, capital of northeast China's Heilongjiang Province.
Wang Shengdi, 83, (second from left) and Li Fengying, 81, celebrate their birthdays in Xiaying village, Huichang county, in Jiangxi province on Dec 16.As the residents have more money to spend, the branch delivers about 400 packages daily to different townships in Huichang, up from about 20 in 2016, He said.
China's central bank decided on Wednesday to inject more than 800 billion yuan ($115 billion) into the financial sector by reducing the amount of cash financial institutions must keep in reserve. The move is designed to maintain "reasonably ample" liquidity and lower financing costs for the real economy.