Chinese pianist and UN messenger of peace Lang Lang will perform at the United Nations headquarters on Friday for UN Day.
New residential complexes in Beijing with 4 or more storeys will have to be equipped with elevators in a bid to improve accessibility for people with disabilities.
Christophe de Margerie, CEO of French oil giant Total, was killed here in a plane accident in the wee hours of Tuesday at an airport in Moscow.
One of the giants of Australian politics, former Labor Prime Minister Gough Whitlam, died at the age of 98, and current Australian political leaders immediately offered condolences to his family with Prime Minister Tony Abbott describing him as "a giant of his time."
Chinese paintings Figures Under the Pine Tree and Snow Landscape by Ming Dynasty artists Qiu Ying and Yuan Ying sold for 690 million Japanese yen ($6.4 million) and 240 million yen respectively at the Tokyo Chuo Auction.
Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend and chair the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders' Meeting to be held in Beijing on Nov. 10 and 11, Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang announced on Monday.
JD.COM said today it has started operation of its logistics center in Shanghai ahead of a peak season for online shopping as the US-listed company steps up efforts to fight for consumers from rival Alibaba Group.
A cruise ship carrying a Dallas health care worker who is being monitored for Ebola has returned to port after a seven-day trip. The lab supervisor handled a specimen from the Liberian man who died from Ebola at a Dallas hospital earlier this month.
The foreign ministers of China and France have met in Beijing, to among other things, help commemorate 50-years of diplomatic ties between the two countries.
Gaocheng Astronomical Observatory, also known as the Dengfeng Observatory, is a World Heritage Site near Dengfeng in Henan Province, China.
Models present creations by Jonny Fu during Shanghai Fashion Week in Shanghai October 17, 2014.
Tens of thousands of supporters of the Pakistan People's Party have gathered in Karachi to attend a rally held by the son of the assassinated former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.
Chinese State Councillor Yang Jiechi said Saturday that China is willing to work with the United States to make proper preparations for the upcoming visit to China by U.S. President Barack Obama so that it can yield positive results.
The marathon kicked off on Sunday morning with the capital shrouded in heavy smog.