Shanghai Jiao Tong University has launched a trial run of a driverless minibus on its campus in Xuhui district, China Daily reported on Thursday.
Saturday marks the 10th anniversary of the devastating earthquake that hit 10 cities and counties in Sichuan Province, southwestern China, with Wenchuan at the epicenter.
China's patents in the artificial intelligence (AI) industry accounted for about 22 percent of the total globally, according to an official with the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT).
Regulators are working on a policy framework for a real estate investment trusts open to public investment in China, but uncertainties about tax policies and the future responsibilities shouldered by different regulatory bodies may delay its official introduction, according to people familiar with the matter.
China's former world number one Ding Junhui was inducted into the world snooker Hall of Fame at the annual World Snooker Awards ceremony at the Dorchester Hotel in central London on Thursday.
China will have over 4.45 million registered nurses by 2020, according to the National Health Commission (NHC) Thursday.
A suspected World War II bomb was found at a construction site in Hong Kong on Thursday, the Hong Kong police told Xinhua.
China Southern Airlines became the most valuable Chinese airline among all those in the world, according to the latest report by Brand Finance, the world's leading independent brand valuation and strategy consultancy.
The United States said on Thursday it has imposed sanctions against nine Iranian individuals and entities it accused of transferring millions of dollars to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Qods Force.
Once a top Chinese smartphone vendor, Lenovo is now struggling to find a solid footing in the mobile world, betting on the hotly hyped blockchain industry to reclaim its share.
Job creation is an immense global challenge. More than 200 million people worldwide are unemployed, many of them young people. Another 2 billion working age adults－mostly women－remain outside the workforce.
Russian President Vladimir Putin is trying to force football hooligans in his country sign a pledge not to wield violence against fans from other nations during the FIFA World Cup between June 14 and July 15, Britain's Daily Mirror reported on Wednesday.
Pro-reunification groups in Taiwan gathered in Kaohsiung Thursday to protest U.S. arms sales to the island and ask for peaceful development across the Taiwan Strait.
The government of Ningshan County in Northwest China's Shaanxi province said its tourism revenue was 1.4 billion yuan ($220 million) over the three-day May Day holiday from April 29 to May 1. But later admitted it had made a mistake and the figure was actually 140 million yuan.
China's robotics industry saw steady development in 2017 with about 1,686 robotics companies established last year, according to a report released at the ongoing 5th China Robot Summit.
China's Supreme People's Court (SPC) has stressed strict enforcement of a new law to protect the reputation and honor of heroes and martyrs.
Dismayed European allies sought on Wednesday to salvage the Iran nuclear deal and preserve their Iranian trade after U.S. President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the landmark accord and ordered sanctions reimposed on Teheran.
China's Ministry of Education has adopted a set of measures to tighten scrutiny of after-school programs, in a bid to ensure proper schooling for children.
The death toll from a burst Kenyan dam has risen to 47, Reuters reported on Thursday, citing the local police chief. The local policy force are still on the ground, said Japhet Kioko, the police chief for Rongai division.
China's financial regulators are mulling new rules to regulate the nation's financial holding companies to curb risks originating from their risky and opaque operations.
The three-day expo opened here on Thursday, attracting more than 200 exhibitors from ten countries and regions, with some 1,000 AI products on show.
Iowa's economy is the most vulnerable to Chinese soybean tariff in the United States, according to a newly issued local report.
China will resolutely defend its interests even as it expects a positive outcome from the upcoming China-US trade talks through efforts from both sides, the Ministry of Commerce said on Thursday.
Chinese home appliances maker Hisense Electric Co Ltd has won the bidding process for Slovenian appliances producer Gorenje, which said it received three binding offers by interested strategic partners from Asia on Tuesday.
China will continue to provide public goods and services to countries bordering on the South China Sea and will work with them to maintain regional peace.
Facebook announced on Thursday it is launching a news fact-checking service in Brazil, ahead of the general elections in October, in association with the fact-checking agencies Lupa and A los Hechos.
China has set a new world record for thinness with its ultra-thin glass, with an expert saying that the core technology breakthrough in manufacturing makes China at par when dealing with foreign companies.
China Gezhouba Group Corporation (CGGC) officially launched blasting operation on Thursday on the construction site in the desert region of central Kuwait.
A sharp decline in the number of students applying to private primary schools in Shanghai may indicate that the city's newly introduced regulations have cooled its long-standing ardor for the schools.
China has one of the most serious earthquake damage statistics and casualty rates in the world, with earthquakes occurring in the country characterized by wide distribution, large magnitude and shallow focus.
Qingdao Olympic Sailing Center, one of the 2008 Beijing Olympic arenas, is being reconstructed as the venue for an eco-friendly Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit, which will be held in June.
As a bulwark against desertification, safflower plants are being cultivated on arid land in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, according to a regiment of the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps.
10 years have passed since the devastating 2008 Wenchuan earthquake, and the hardest-hit areas of southwest China's Sichuan Province have rebuilt themselves after years of hard work, with GDP (gross domestic product) and GDP per capita both tripling in the past decade.
China's first federation of internet societies will push internet companies to clean cyberspace and safeguard the country's internet security and sovereignty, Chinese cyberspace analysts said on Thursday.
Ten years have gone by since the devastating earthquake in southwest China’s Sichuan Province, and Zou Youce, who hails from northeast China’s Liaoning Province, never imagined that he would play a role in the disaster.
The unexpected success by former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad-led opposition coalition at Malaysia's 14th general election may lead to market and policy uncertainties in the immediate term, but in the long run, it will provide Malaysia the chances to start tackling some of its institutional problems that are holding back the country's prospects, said foreign and Malaysian analysts here Thursday.
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday applauded the China-Japan-Republic of Korea (ROK) leaders' meeting held on Wednesday in Tokyo.
China topped a list of countries Russians viewed as the country's most necessary and valuable partner, a poll showed Thursday.
Concerns over a looming U.S.-China trade war created tremendous market volatility in the past months. But it appears unlikely that an all-out trade war between the world's two largest economies would break out.
The White House said Thursday that U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday about his coming meeting with top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Kim Jong Un.
Police from Russia and the United Kingdom are working to protect supporters traveling to the upcoming World Cup, British Foreign Office said.
An Egyptian university on Thursday opened a permanent exhibition on late Chinese novelist Lao She, the first such exhibition outside of China.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has urged stepping up brand building and helping more Chinese products to go abroad and win global recognition.
Travel agencies have been offering expeditions to Lop Nur in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region for travelers looking to conquer the no man's land in the region's southeast.
China's commerce ministry said Thursday that the country is "strongly dissatisfied" with the European Union's use of a "surrogate country" approach in probes against Chinese products.
More seniors will be able to receive nursing care - not only at elderly care facilities but also within communities and even at home in the future, according to a healthcare official.
China has been putting great effort into developing early earthquake warning systems since the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake in southwest China's Sichuan Province that took nearly 70,000 lives.
Malaysians – at least those who hadn’t stayed up to wait for the results – woke up on Thursday to earth-shattering news. Against all odds, the opposition Pakatan Harapan had won the general election, ousting the ruling Barisan Nasional coalition after more than 60 years in power.
The momentum is building, and the timetable is set for a historic summit between the United States and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, as Pyongyang released three U.S. citizens on Wednesday.
US President Donald Trump will meet Kim Jong Un, leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), on June 12 in Singapore, Trump announced in a tweet on Thursday.
China is looking to enhance its soft power and global influence with the three-day Exposition on China's Indigenous Brands that commenced in Shanghai on Thursday.
China's Didi Chuxing has offered a reward of up to 1 million yuan ($160,000) for information concerning the whereabouts of a driver suspected of killing an air hostess as the woman was using the company's ride-sharing service.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel reaffirmed to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in a phone call on Thursday afternoon that Germany, as well as France and Britain, will continue to implement the Iran nuclear deal, as long as Iran continues to fulfill its obligations under the agreement.
J.P. Morgan Broking (Hong Kong) Limited has applied to set up a majority ownership securities firm in China as the country takes steady steps to open up the sector to foreign investment.
Chinese policymakers need to be more vigilant and decisive while formulating monetary policy and keep it flexible to deal with uncertainties that could hamper economic growth in the coming months, economists said.
U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted on Thursday that his meeting with top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Kim Jong Un, will be in Singapore on June 12.
A Chinese man was arrested by police after being filmed carrying a dolphin on his shoulder at a beach, according to local media on Tuesday.
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will meet Democratic People's Republic of Korea leader Kim Jong-un on June 12 in Singapore.
Mahathir Mohamad, 92, a former Malaysian prime minister who led the opposition to achieve a stunning victory in the general election, took the oath of office on Thursday night, becoming the world's oldest government leader.
The Syrian air defenses have effectively responded to the Israeli missile strikes that targeted several military positions in Syria at dawn Thursday, destroying much of the missiles, according to state news agency SANA.
The China-Japan Treaty of Peace and Friendship is one of the four political documents both countries should fully comply with to bring bilateral ties back to the right track.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met with Japanese Emperor Akihito in Tokyo on Thursday.
The next U.S. economic recession is most likely to come in 2020, according to a survey of economists polled by the Wall Street Journal released on Thursday.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said in Tokyo Thursday that new progress and lasting stable development should be made in China-Japan relationship as it returns to the normal track.
Three U.S. citizens that were just freed by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) arrived in Washington early Thursday, as the two countries saw their ties warm up in recent weeks.
China and the United States should strengthen cooperation and properly manage differences, to jointly promote the healthy and stable development of Sino-U.S. economic and trade ties.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Thursday called upon China and Japan to promote pragmatic cooperation and boost parliamentary exchanges.
China will allocate 545 million yuan (about 85.5 million U.S. dollars) in 2018 to support the scrapping of entrance fees for selected science museums, the Ministry of Finance said Thursday.
China's first tram that will be used on Qinghai-Tibet Plateau rolled off the production line Wednesday in Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province.
Chinese researchers have completed the genome sequencing of the wheat A subgenome, and generated a high-quality draft of its chromosomes, which could promote genetic improvements in cultivated wheat.
The announcement by U.S. President Donald Trump to unilaterally withdraw from the Iran nuke deal is a huge blow to peace and security in the Middle East.
Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing apologized on Thursday to the family of a woman killed by one of its drivers.
The second Global Cross-border E-commerce Conference opened Thursday in Zhengzhou, capital of central China's Henan Province.
Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing on Thursday officially retired from his business empire after showing up as chairman of CK Hutchison and CK Asset in the two companies' annual general meetings.
Bilateral trade between China and Russia is expected to maintain double-digit growth this year, the Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said Thursday.
Gan'en Village is a new village built to relocate villagers of Haoping Village, which was badly damaged by the 8.0-magnitude 2008 Wenchuan earthquake in neighboring Sichuan Province.
China's foreign trade development is expected to further stabilize and improve in 2018, the Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said Thursday.
Aerial photo taken on May 7, 2018 shows the cityscape of Qingdao, the host city of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Summit, in east China's Shandong Province. (Xinhua/Guo Xulei)
Altogether 100 kite surfers under 19 years old from 32 countries competed on May 8 to qualify for the upcoming Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires. Four Chinese surfers, two male and two female, participated in the event.
Photo taken on May 8, 2018 shows students at Nankai Elementary School in Southwest China's Chongqing Municipality learned about the Oracle bone script, Chinese characters carved on animal bones or tortoise shells during the Shang dynasty (c. 16th-11th century BC).
74-year-old Xu Xiuzhen is a local tour guide in Yangshuo, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. During her 21 years in the career, she has learned 11 foreign languages by herself, including English, French, Russian and Korean. She has collected many encouraging comments from foreign visitors and is influencing other local people.
Microblogging site Weibo reported strong profit in the second quarter, nearly doubling from a year ago thanks to climbing ad income.
Ma Yuanjiang, 42, types on a computer with a smart prosthetic limb donated by a charity organization from Hong Kong. Ma was rescued after he was trapped for 178 hours and 22 minutes in rubble from the Wenchuan Earthquake in 2008, but he lost his left arm. He said he was lucky to survive the earthquake and he feels gratitude to those who helped him.
A car drives on a board spiked with dozens of steel nails but the tires do not leak air. The interior of the tires is made of nano-material. The tires quickly recover from the punctures.
The Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA) plan is expected to be released this month, as the State Council is giving it the final review, a report by Securities Daily said on Wednesday.
The government is taking measures to control property market in order to make sure housing is for living and not for speculation, Securities Times reported Thursday.
South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha planned to visit Washington Friday for talks with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo ahead of the summit between the United States and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Seoul's foreign ministry said Thursday.
China's top property market watchdog has urged local governments to stick to real estate market management goals and not loosen regulatory measures.
Four Chinese banks will help fund a pilot plan in Beijing that allows the development of collectively owned land for residential properties to be leased, according to Beijing Municipal Commission of Housing and Urban-Rural Development.
Visitors enjoy strolling through a field of 600,000 shibazakula (moss phlox) at the Bangchui Island Hotel in Dalian, Northeast China's Liaoning Province.
A National People's Congress (NPC) delegation of lawmakers from China's Tibet Autonomous Region concluded its four-day visit to Canada on Wednesday.
For the first time ever, China's quarterly box office performance outshone its North American counterpart, topping the global film market.
A damaged road in the 'lava zone' is seen May 9, 2018 in Leilani Estates on Big Island in Hawaii. There is a growing chance of explosive eruptions of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano in coming weeks that could shoot rocks for miles and cause ashfall for dozens of miles, the U.S. Geological Survey said on Wednesday.
China has built an earthquake early warning system in Chengdu, capital of southwest China's Sichuan Province, exploiting multiple broadcasting systems to alert citizens seconds before seismic waves arrive.
Photographer Vatsal Kataria of New Delhi, India, shoots big photos with small budgets. Instead of taking expensive cars and motorcycles into grand outdoor locations, Kataria builds detailed miniature sets with everywhere he could find in his studio.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said here Thursday that new progress and lasting stable development should be made in China-Japan relationship as it returns to the normal track.
China's central bank drained 20 billion yuan (3.1 billion U.S. dollars) from the financial system through open market operations Thursday, with the volume of maturing securities exceeding new injections.
Bilateral trade between China and Russia expanded quickly in the first four months of 2018, and the volume is expected to exceed $100 billion by the end of the year, a senior Chinese trade official said on Thursday.
Monitoring the reproductive "secrets" of Australia's wombats, including increased pacing by females and their biting of males' rumps, could help save the critically endangered marsupials through captive breeding, according to latest research.
A model holds The Farnese Blue, an unknown historic blue diamond to be sold for first time in 300 years, during a preview of Sotheby's auction sale in Geneva, Switzerland, May 9, 2018.
A legal representative and five employees of a Chinese company, Kuailu Online Beijing Information and Technology Co. Ltd., on Tuesday were sentenced over infringement of personal information after leaking 619,109 units of data.
Opposition candidate Mahathir Mohamad said he expected to be sworn in as Malaysia’s new prime minister on Thursday, just hours after the opposition Pakatan Harapan coalition scored a historic win in the southeast Asian nation.
The Wusongkou liner, a classic four-hour sightseeing cruise on the Huangpu River, will resume operation on Saturday after being docked since 2012.
The high-end properties in Beijing will see a steady price increase in the second half of this year due to the decreased market supply, industry insiders said.