|GDP figures of 12 Chinese cities exceed 1 trillion yuan in 2016|
The number of Chinese cities with GDP figures that exceeded one trillion yuan ( 146 billion USD) increased from ten to twelve in 2016, China News Agency reports.
|Former Shanghai vice mayor stands trial for graft|
Former vice mayor of Shanghai Ai Baojun on Thursday stood trial on charges of corruption at a court in the city of Zhangzhou, east China's Fujian Province.
|Seminar on Sino-Japan relationship held in China|
Over 50 Chinese and overseas scholars on Thursday called for establishing a better Sino-Japan relationship through facing up to the history and deeper communication at a seminar in Nanjing, a city known for the "Nanjing Massacre" during World War II in east China's Jiangsu Province .
|China to encourage private investment in social sector|
China is to widen market access to areas of medical care, education, caring for the elderly, culture, sports and other social undertakings.
|Is this the most passionate chef you have ever seen?|
This video has gone viral on Chinese social media recently from this chef's passionate dance in Huanglongxi, southwest China's Sichuan province. A local specialty of this town, the dish is made from one very long noodle.
|Beijing in new energy taxi move|
Beijing is aiming to gradually replace its petrol-powered taxis with greener, new engergy vehicles to help reduce air pollution starting from this year.กก
|Siberian tigers bring down and play with drone|
While hunting for food in the snow Wednesday, a group of Siberian tigers spotted a drone flying low at the Siberian Tiger Park in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province. The big cats then chased after the aircraft until they brought it down.
|Senior officials banned from playing Mahjong in southeast China's Ningdu|
Local officials in Ningdu, in southeast China's Jiangxi Province, have been banned from playing Mahjong in order to help clamp down on gambling.
|Foreigner serves as village official in Zhejiang|
Ding Yimu, born in 1963, is a French man who has lived in the village of Hehong in Ninghai County, Zhejiang province for 16 years. Ding, recognizable by his omnipresent glasses, is now an entrepreneur and village official.
|Best buds follow each other's footsteps|
Video of two young men sliding down some icy steps has gone viral in China. "After seeing my friend slipping, I didn't think I would do the same. I tried to walk down a couple of stairs and then eventually lost control myself," chuckled one man.
|Huawei to sell new smartphone in Japan|
The Chinese technology giant Huawei has announced plans to sell its new smartphone product in Japan, according to the Japanese financial media Nikkei.
|Chinese Canadian jailed for 14 years for killing Chinese hostage|
A Chinese Canadian who killed and kidnapped his neighbor has been sentenced to 14 years in prison by a Canadian court. Zhang Tianyi met his neighbor Sun Peng in 2013 while they were both living in a wealthy district of Vancouver.
|Royal Society of Chemistry accreditation first for Sino-foreign university in China|
The Department of Chemistry at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University has become the first at an independent Sino-foreign university in China to achieve professional accreditation for its undergraduate degree programme.
|Israel expects cooperation in new areas with China: experts|
Israel is expecting new and enhanced cooperation with China, as the two countries mark 25 years of diplomatic ties. In recent years, China and Israel have seen significant growth in economic cooperation.
|Xi: Silk road an ancient bond for China, Italy|
Italian President Sergio Mattarella, who arrived in Beijing on Tuesday for a six-day visit, expressed Italy's interest in playing a role in the China-proposed "Belt and Road" initiative during the talks.
|China to start anti-graft inspections in universities|
China will send anti-corruption inspectors to centrally-administrated universities, discipline authority of the Communist Party of China (CPC) announced Wednesday.
|Boeing eyes China's booming air delivery market|
Boeing is upbeat about the Chinese market and is designing products and services to meet the demands of the growing e-commerce sector, according to a Boeing executive.
|Taiwan military base conducts urine tests in drug scandal|
Taiwan's military authority is drug testing servicemen after paraphernalia and an, as yet, unidentified substance was found at an air base.
|China's bicycle-sharing firm gets tech upgrade|
China's bicycle-sharing start-up ofo on Wednesday partnered with two Chinese telecom companies -- Huawei and China Telecom to improve its connectivity.
|China to improve court transparency|
The Supreme People's Court Wednesday released a revised regulation on digital trial recording to improve transparency in court proceedings.
|China considers draft law revision to stem unfair competition|
Lawmakers Wednesday started to review a draft amendment to the Unfair Competition Law, as the country strives to build a socialist market economy.
|China welcomes U.S.-born panda back home|
A charter flight carrying Bao Bao, a giant panda born in the United States, landed in Chengdu, capital of southwest China's Sichuan province on Wednesday evening.
|How much do weddings cost in China?|
The rocketing cost of betrothal gifts in China is placing an increasing burden on men and their families.
|Regional integration of Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei benefits residents through sharing of resources and services|
Residents of Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei Province in north China have begun to enjoy the benefits of integration, sharing resources and services within the trio.
|China pledges more coordination on Korean Peninsula nuclear issue|
China on Wednesday pledged to strengthen communication and coordination with relevant sides, including the United States, to seek resumption of talks on the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue.