The time is ripe for more economic collaboration and investment between the United States and China, a U.S. public policy expert has said.
Foreign direct investment (FDI) into the Chinese mainland dipped 1.1 percent year on year to 59.24 billion yuan (about 9.3 billion U.S. dollars) in April this year, data from the Ministry of Commerce showed Thursday.
China's leading online travel agency Ctrip said on Tuesday that it has rolled out localized products and services for users in Japan to tap the growing Asian tourism market.
Chinese Vice Premier Liu He met with former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger in Washington on Wednesday.
Top executives of Chinese technology company Lenovo Group issued a joint denial on Wednesday of market rumors that the company had failed to back its Chinese counterparts when they competed with global peers to set 5G standards two years ago.
A forum to promote communication among women from Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member countries was held in Beijing on Wednesday.
A jumbo-jet-size asteroid made a close flyby of Earth on Tuesday at a distance of 203,000 km, the closest approach it made in at least two centuries.
China has already been at the forefront of the development of artificial intelligence (AI) and will take the lead in the field over time, a senior expert said during the 2nd AI for Good Global Summit in Geneva.
Special counsel Robert Mueller's team has informed U.S. President Donald Trump's legal team that it would follow Justice Department guidance and not seek an indictment against Trump, according the president's lawyer Rudy Giuliani.
The number of complaints against drone operations received by Hong Kong's aviation authority more than doubled in 2017 compared with two years ago, latest figures from the aviation authority showed.
A growing number of Chinese commercial banks are setting up their own financial technology companies to explore a market-driven mechanism for development of the sector.
The booth of China Telecommunications Corp is seen at an industry expo in Nantong, East China’s Jiangsu province. (Photo by Xu Congjun/For China Daily)
"We owe peacekeeper, there families and communities a great debt for their sacrifice," said UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres.
China and France should comprehensively deepen practical cooperation in fields such as nuclear energy, aerospace, innovation, artificial intelligence, digital economy and environment, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said in Paris Wednesday.
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday it was unclear whether his upcoming meeting with the top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong Un would occur as planned after Pyongyang's fresh warning to pull out of the talk.
The competition among Chinese cities to lure talent reflects a new development philosophy that aligns with economic transformation, said Meng Wei, spokesperson for the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC).
Double amputee Xia Boyu has made headlines at home and abroad for reaching the summit of Mount Qomolangma on his fifth attempt to climb the peak.
Car dealerships in Haikou, capital of South China's Hainan Province, saw a surge in sales on Tuesday, after regulators announced rules that suspended the registration and transfer of license plates as of midnight on that day.
Nepal's Kami Rita Sherpa on Wednesday scaled the world's highest peak, Mount Qomolangma, for a record breaking 22nd time, government officials confirmed.
The second World Intelligence Congress (WIC) in north China's Tianjin Municipality shows the latest hi-tech and innovation results that have revolutionized the trade and commerce industries, transport, medical care and other areas of people's daily lives.
As part of the yearlong focus on tourism between China and Canada, Alberta's tourism board recently announced their strategic plans for targeting the Chinese market.
Archaeologists at the Field Museum in Chicago found evidence that a shipwreck off the coast of Indonesia a century older than previously thought, which was revealed by an 800-year-old "made in China" label.
Twenty-two years after China’s last vinyl record production line was shut down, a workshop has opened in Shanghai as fans of the retro music format see signs of a comeback.
Luckin Coffee, a rising Chinese coffee brand, released an open letter on Tuesday, accusing Starbucks of unfair competition and market monopoly in the Chinese market. The company also decided to file a lawsuit against the international coffee tycoon.
China's AI development is so fast that some people believe the country will beat the U.S. and become the world leader in this area.
Chinese Vice Premier Liu He is visiting Washington from May 15 to 25 to discuss trade issues with the U.S..
In the past 17 years, Hao and his wife have travelled to almost every corner in China and been to more than 20 countries.
South Korea planned to continue consultation with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) for a rapid resumption of high-level inter-Korean talks, the Blue House of South Korea said Thursday.
Xu Yuhua, 55, leads sole pupil Fan Yihao to raise the national flag at the elementary school in Huaxi Village, Masha Town, East China’s Fujian Province. Fan has been teaching for 35 years in many elementary schools in Masha Town.
North China's Tianjin Municipality has announced plans to set up funds worth 100 billion yuan (15.7 billion U.S. dollars) to support the artificial intelligence industry, and a 10-billion-yuan fund to promote intelligent manufacturing.
Foreign insurers are stepping up the pace of expansion in China after the regulators loosened foreign ownership restrictions in the insurance business, which analysts said could intensify their competition with local players.
The U.S. northeastern state of Massachusetts and China's Guangdong Province have celebrated the 35th anniversary of their sister relationship with a pledge for closer partnership.
A total of 190 Chinese peacekeepers Wednesday departed Jinan, capital of east China's Shandong Province, for the western African nation of Mali for a one-year UN peacekeeping mission.
China's holdings of U.S. Treasuries grew for a second month in March to $1.188 trillion, its highest level since October, even as overall foreign purchases of Treasuries fell, data from the U.S. Treasury Department showed.
China and Norway on Wednesday completed their latest round of negotiations for a free trade agreement and "positive progress" has been made.
The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) confirmed on Wednesday that chlorine was likely used in a February attack in Saraqib, Syria.
A research team in Taiwan has developed a chip with nanoparticles that can detect proteins related to cancer in around half an hour.
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) suspended its high-level talks with South Korea on Wednesday due to the ongoing joint military drills by its neighbor together with the United States.
A school in East China's Zhejiang Province is using facial recognition cameras to monitor whether students are paying attention in class.
Chinese researchers have developed a new method to turn carbon dioxide, the main greenhouse gas, into clean liquid fuel such as methanol.
The term "online films" refers to movies released via the internet which are longer than an hour. These films, compared to ones screened in cinemas, entail lower costs and earn a lot of money from advertisements and pay-per-view services.
Xiali, a former leading domestic auto brand, is struggling and looking to rebrand after a recent voluntary production suspension.
The recent military exercises performed by the People's Liberation Army (PLA) serve as a clear warning to "Taiwan independence" separatists, a Chinese mainland spokesperson said Wednesday.
Malaysian police raided the house of former Prime Minister Najib Razak on Wednesday night, as a corruption probe launched by newly elected Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad is closing in on the former leader of the southeast Asian country.
Taiwan's current Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) administration should reflect on the island's absence from the World Health Assembly (WHA) for two consecutive years, a Chinese mainland spokesperson said Wednesday.
Imported drugs are no longer subject to tariffs and VAT has been slashed in efforts to make medication more affordable.
Seven stone pillars with dragon carvings have been salvaged from the Songhua River in Yilan County, Northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province, according to the local government.
Didi is requiring its hitch service drivers to undergo facial identification following a recent murder allegedly involving a Didi driver, with Chongqing taxis practicing a similar safety measure.
A peer-reviewed article published on Wednesday in the journal Joule estimated that the bitcoin network could be using half of one percent of the world's total electric consumption.
Police display items used by suspects after busting a crime ring in Shenyang City, Northeast China’s Liaoning Province, May 16, 2018.
One year after controversy over the deployment of the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system caused pain in the South Korean tourism sector, the country has seen a rebound in Chinese tourism recently.
China should harness opportunities arising from the development of artificial intelligence technologies, the core driving force for a new round of industrial revolution, to achieve intelligent manufacturing and high-quality growth, government officials and business leaders said at the ongoing Second World Intelligence Congress in Tianjin on Wednesday.
A genome study of 107 different species of mammals showed that people's distant ancestors, the small, furry creatures that scurried around the feet of the dinosaurs 66 million years ago, were mostly insect eaters.
Taiwan authorities bear full responsibility for tensions across the Taiwan Straits over the past two years, a spokesman for the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council said at a news conference on Wednesday.
Two flight engineers of the United States space agency NASA completed the fifth spacewalk of this year out of the International Space Station on Wednesday.
The United Kingdom's pending exit from the European Union will create upheaval in Britain and Europe, and consequences that could reach into space.
Scientists descending inside China's manned submersible Shenhai Yongshi (Deep Sea Warrior) discovered cold water coral on the Ganquan plateau for the first time.
All concerned parties on the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue should move towards each other, not in the opposite direction, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said in Paris Wednesday.
Sponsored by the government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, the Shenshuping base covering an area of about 150 hectares opened on May 11, 2016. It is now home to more than 50 giant pandas.
China has seen vigorous development of the on-demand transport market over the past years, spurred by Chinese consumers who lead most countries in digital adoption, according to a survey released by a consulting company Wednesday.
Sichuan Airlines has carried out an inspection of its aircrafts of the same model as one forced to land after its right-side cockpit window broke Monday.
The latest Avengers film has become the biggest superhero flick of all time in China.
Haiyan, a Chinese underwater glider, has set an endurance record among its domestic peers after working for 119 days in the South China Sea.
The number of billionaires in the world surged and their wealth soared to record levels last year, research company Wealth-X said in its new report.
Washington's transfer of its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem has resulted in protests along the Gaza Strip border on Monday, leading to the death of at least 63 Palestinians in clashes with the Israeli forces.
SCO has played an important role in preserving regional stability and prosperity and set an example for the new-type international relations featuring mutual respect, fairness and justice, and win-win cooperation.
U.S. Michigan State University (MSU) has reached an agreement in principle totaling 500 million U.S. dollars to settle a lawsuit filed by 332 sexual abuse victims of its former sports doctor Larry Nassar.
Donald Trump Jr., the president's 39-year-old son, told a U.S. Senate panel that he didn't recall discussing a 2016 meeting with Russians at Trump Tower in New York with his father, according to testimony released Wednesday.
Today, 55 percent of the world's population live in urban areas, a proportion that is expected to increase to 68 percent by 2050, the United Nations said on Wednesday.
For decades, many of China's vast army of migrant workers－rural workers who leave their hometowns－had to travel far from their families to seek better jobs. Now, more are finding employment closer to home.
Two extra pages can be added to the world-famous diary of Anne Frank after researchers announced the content of two pages not published before on Tuesday in Amsterdam.
Travelers can continue to enjoy discounted tickets at major scenic spots and for transportation in the Tibet autonomous region until the end of June because of a surprising jump in tourism activity in the past three months, according to its Tourism Development Commission.
The annual salary in IT sector in 2017 was over 130,000 yuan ($20,409), the highest among all industries, according to latest data from National Bureau of Statistics released on Tuesday.
Companies from China and the United States will discuss details to jointly develop the Belt and Road Initiative and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank in November in Washington as the two governments re-engage in dialogue to resolve trade disputes.
The Ministry of Ecology and Environment on Wednesday set up its first branch in Xiongan New Area, north China's Hebei Province, since the establishment of the ministry in March.
The month-long deep-sea exploration of the South China Sea ended Wednesday with the discovery of polymetallic nodules and ancient hydrotherm which will help in exploiting metal resources.
A political coalition backed by Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr made an advance in the Iraqi parliamentary election that is expected to bring changes to the Gulf state and draw a new political map if his coalition forms the next government.
Researchers, entrepreneurs, and policymakers gathered at the second World Intelligence Congress in north China's Tianjin Municipality Wednesday to explore AI.
The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee voted on Wednesday in favor of Gina Haspel, President Donald Trump's pick to be the next CIA director, despite her ties to the agency's past controversial interrogation program.
Weichai Power, a leading Chinese automobile and equipment manufacturing firm, signed a strategic collaboration deal Wednesday with British solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) maker Ceres Power.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that warships armed with Kalibr cruise missiles will be permanently on duty in the Mediterranean due to persistent terrorist threats from Syria.
China's domestic Z-19E armed helicopter has completed firing flight tests, its developer the state-owned Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) said Wednesday.
Chinese animators are now producing more quality works and making their mark abroad.
Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and Chinese president, on Wednesday met with a friendship visiting group of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea led by Pak Thae Song, member of the Political Bureau and vice-chairman of the WPK Central Committee.
In China, people often say “the weather in June changes unpredictably just like a child's temper.” It is hard to think of a more apt proverb to describe the recent situation in Northeast Asia.
FIFA, world's football governing body, is considering an expanding the eight-team Club World Cup to a new, bigger 24-team event, according to Associated Press. The new event may start in June 2021 in China.
A PLA Army artillery brigade conducted a live-fire drill in the Gobi desert in Northwest China. The drill focused on improving warfare capabilities with the use of new equipment and new ideas.
U.S. President Donald Trump says he and Chinese President Xi Jinping are working to give Chinese telecom company ZTE, in his words, "a way to get back into business, fast." The Chinese Foreign Ministry welcomed the announcement and President Xi sent Chinese Vice Premier Liu He to visit the United States from Tuesday to Saturday for economic and trade talks.
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday sent condolences to Indonesian President Joko Widodo over the recent deadly terror attacks in East Java province.
United Nations Security Council members have condemned the killing of Palestinians by Israeli soldiers on the Gaza border, with some insisting on an independent probe into the incident.
Though originating from China, the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) brings opportunities and fruitful results to the whole world, visiting Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said in Paris Wednesday.
Beijing has urged all parties to demonstrate goodwill and sincerity for the planned summit between Pyongyang and Washington, calling for active efforts for denuclearization and lasting peace in the Korean Peninsula.
The first carrier rocket to be designed and built by a private enterprise in China was launched at 7:33 a.m. Thursday from a testing base in Northwest China.
French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday said the comprehensive strategic partnership between France and China should play a "leading role" amid the current complicated international situation.
Beijing's new international airport will be completed by the end of the year and meet navigation conditions by September 2019, local authorities said Wednesday.
Didi Chuxing, a car-hailing service company, said on Wednesday that it will suspend its "hitch" ride service from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. as part of its response to the killing of a female passenger.
China, Iran and Panama have signed an investigation report on the sinking of the Iranian oil tanker Sanchi, according to the Ministry of Transport.
The Chinese mainland's Taiwan affairs chief Wednesday said that the mainland would continue to advance cross-Strait exchanges and cooperation, and provide Taiwanese compatriots with more development opportunities.
The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday threw his weight behind the European Union (EU) in salvaging the landmark Iran nuclear deal.
South Korea has requested dispute consultations with the United States at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) regarding U.S. safeguard duties imposed on imports of large residential washers and crystalline silicon photovoltaic products, according to WTO official documents released on Wednesday.
Beijing's new international airport will officially begin operations on Oct 1, 2019, authorities said on Wednesday.
An upgrade to Australia's largest telescope may allow Australian astronomers to create a clearer picture of the universe, according to scientists from Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO).
President Xi Jinping Wednesday stressed accelerating the development of modern military science, and building high-level military research institutions to support the building of a strong military in the new era.
As policies to restrict house purchases in first-tier cities keep tightening, investment is likely to flow into lower-tier cities, causing price rises, said a business insider.
China will further simplify the process of setting up foreign-invested enterprises to promote its high-standard of liberalization and facilitation of trade and investment.