|1,000 drones perform spectacular formations in Guangzhou|
A record number of 1,000 Chinese drones performed stunning formations in Guangzhou of south China's Guangdong Province on Saturday night to celebrate the Lantern Festival, the last day of the Chinese New Year holiday.
|China trade helps German trade surplus soar to highest since WWII|
Trade with China has been singled out as one of the main factors contributing to Germany's highest trade surplus since World War II last year, coming in at US$270.58 billion according to newly-released statistics.
|Nepal education ministry officials to take Chinese language course|
Government officials from Nepal's Ministry of Education will start to learn Chinese language from Monday to enhance their understanding about China.
|Survey finds "Jurassic Park" in east China|
East China's Zhejiang Province was a "Jurassic Park" with a wide variety of dinosaurs during the Cretaceous period, according to findings of a six-year survey.
|China steps up human H7N9 avian flu prevention|
A number of provinces in China have stepped up efforts to prevent H7N9 avian flu following reports of scattered human cases of the virus.
|China's first modern publisher turns 120 years old|
120th birthday of China's first modern publishing house - the Commercial Press - has been commemorated by a picture exhibition on Saturday in Shanghai.
|Wild elephants enter Yunnan village cropland to search for food|
A group of 13 wild elephants and a 'lone elephant' who strayed away from its herd are captured by an infrared camera entering farmland in a village in Yunnan looking for food in early morning, February 7, 2017.
|Chinese students protest against 'xenophobia' at Columbia University|
Chinese students at Columbia University have joined other international students to make a video to counter fears of growing xenophobia
|6 killed in S. China highway collision|
Six people were killed and three others injured after a minibus collided with a truck at a highway tunnel in southern China's Guangdong Province early Sunday, local police said.
|Terracotta warriors replica theme park denies trademark accusations|
A theme park in east China displaying terracotta warriors and horses has denied accusations that it has infringed intellectual property rights. Copycat terracotta warriors spur discussions
|China to increase protection of immovable cultural relics|
The State Administration of Cultural Heritage plans to step up preservation of immovable cultural relics, amid rapid urbanization. Transformation plan of 91-year-old bridge under debate
|Beijing to offer smaller public rental houses|
Beijing is planning to provide smaller public rental houses from this year.
According to latest guidelines released by the Beijing Municipal Commission of Housing and Urban-Rural Development, the total usable floor area could vary from 15 to 22 square meters, and include a bedroom, kitchen and a toilet.
|Beijing reports one H7N9 case|
Beijing on Saturday reported a human H7N9 avian flu case, the first human infection in the capital city in 2017, authorities said.
|Copycat terracotta warriors spur discussions|
Copycat terracotta warriors in east China have fueled hot discussions after pictures of the army replica recently surfaced on the Internet.
|Chinese auto maker Dongfeng Yueda Kia to recall defective automobiles|
Dongfeng Yueda Kia Motor Co., Ltd. is to recall 31,803 defective automobiles over defective rear traction rods, according to China's consumer quality watchdog.
|Chinese man beaten at Vietnam border after refusing to handover money: report|
A Chinese man's pre-wedding photo-shoot turned into a nightmare after as he was beaten by Vietnamese frontier officers, the Beijing Times is reporting.
|Chinese landmark concept put into UN resolution for first time|
The Chinese concept of building "a human community with shared destiny" was on Friday incorporated into a UN resolution for the first time, mirroring the global recognition of the concept, diplomats told Xinhua.
|Philippines to make visa on arrival available to Chinese tourists|
The Philippines is to provide a visa-on-arrival facility to Chinese tourists during 2017, according to Wanda Corazon Teo, the Secretary of the Philippines' Department of Tourism, quoted by Zaobao.com.
|Dolphin lost in freshwater dies in south China|
An endangered Chinese white dolphin died Friday night, 10 days after mistakenly swimming up a freshwater river in south China's Guangdong Province. Wildlife experts attempting to rescue the dolphin, which is under top protection in China, said its health had deteriorated noticeably over the 10 days.
|Is Lantern Festival an ancient Chinese Valentine's Day?|
January 15 on lunar calendar marks the 2,000-year-old Lantern Festival, which falls on Saturday this year. Traditionally, Chinese people celebrated the day by appreciating paper lanterns, eating gluttonous rice balls, and most importantly, dating.
|China aims to relocate 3.4 mln people in 2017 to tackle poverty|
China plans to relocate 3.4 million people from poverty-stricken communities to more developed areas this year as part of its poverty reduction drive, according to government sources.
|Revealed: Top UK cities for Chinese Residents|
New research has revealed the most popular places to live in the UK for people who were originally born in China. It shows that Cambridge is the number one place in the UK for Chinese residents, with one of every four people living there born in the country.
|Forty donate rare blood to save pregnant woman|
More than forty people have responded to an emergency appeal to donate blood, helping to save a pregnant woman suffering from massive blood loss during an operation on Thursday in Nantong, East China's Jiangsu Province.
|Shanghai clamps down on unsafe ride-share bike use by kids|
The authorities in Shanghai say they are planning to take steps to clamp down on children under 12 using ride-share bicycles.
|8.2 mln railway trips expected on Lantern Festival|
China Railway Corp. expects 8.2 million trips to be made by rail Saturday as it is Lantern Festival, the end of the lunar New Year celebrations.