The China 8th International Steam Locomotive Fair opens in Diaobingshan city on Saturday. The nostalgic event attracts thousands of tourists from over the world.
Sales of luxury goods slowed in China during 2014, with the growth rate falling for the first time amid slowdown in economy and brand proliferation, a new study released by global consultancy firm Bain & Co said on Tuesday.
A TV documentary that gives us a glimpse of the life of senior citizens here in China, and the unique challenges that they face has begun their shooting here in the capital Beijing.
One tourist was killed and another four were injured by a large piece of ice at a scenic spot in Lantian county, northwest China's Shaanxi province on Saturday afternoon, according to local news website huash.cn.
Holders Arsenal won through to the last 16 of the FA Cup with a hard-fought 3-2 victory away to Brighton and Hove Albion on Sunday as West Ham and Aston Villa also avoided the embarrassment of becoming the latest Premier League clubs to be knocked out by lower league opposition.
Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras admitted defeat to Radical Left SYRIZA party on Sunday evening after the announcement of the first official results of the critical general elections.
Yuan Xiong, a management official at the Brilliant City residential community in Putuo District, teaches a Russian family the art of chunlian, a type of good luck message written to celebrate the Chinese New Year. The event was held to give expats living in the community a better insight into local traditions and culture. This year’s Spring Festival falls on February 19.
Provincial regions and cities in China are holding their annual conferences of law makers and political advisers. To inform our readers of the latest changes in various parts of the country, China Daily is reporting on some of these conferences.
More than 30 people joined in the event on the Tianmen Mountain at 1,518 meters above sea level, with temperatures registering zero degrees Celsius. The challengers, clad in swimsuits, have to receive at least 6 buckets of ice water while standing in a box full of ice cubes.
Photo taken on Jan 24, 2015 shows plum blossom at the botanic garden of Hangzhou, capital of East China's Zhejiang province. The temperature of Hangzhou reached 24 degrees Celsius Saturday, the highest of this winter.
A frontier inspection police officer helps two fishermen to return a huge turtle to the sea yesterday in the port city of Changle, south China’s Fujian Province. Thegiant reptile, measuring more than a meter in length and weighing about 50 kilograms, was accidentally caught in a fishing net earlier the same day. Sea turtles are protected under state law.
A soccer match to coincide with the 2015 AFC Asian Cup was held in Yuncheng, Shanxi province. The game attracted dozens of local amateurs, most of whom shared the same dream when they were younger - to became professionals and even join the national team.
Standing at a height of 632 meters (121 floors above ground and five underground), Shanghai Tower, a new landmark in Shanghai's financial hub, Lujiazui, alongside the Huangpu River, is expected to open in mid-2015.
Top spokesman of the Japanese government Yoshihide Suga said on Friday afternoon that they still have no contact from the Islamic State (IS) militants, who have taken two Japanese nationals hostages, after the deadline set by the military group.
Guangdong legislative authority officially launched an investigation to determine whether Shenzhen's car purchases restriction is legal or not, according to Southern Metropolis Daily.
China will continue to implement prudent monetary policy and focus on "mild adjustment and fine-tuning" to ensure the monetary policy is effective to support the country's economic growth, the People's Bank of China said on Friday.
Lhasa, capital city of Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region, has entered the worship season. Buddhists from across Tibet come to the Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple for worship.
Leaders of Japanese opposition parties have urged Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to uphold the Murayama Statement that offers an apology to Asian countries for Japan's wartime atrocities.
Many migrant workers from rural China head to urban cities in search of jobs. Some take their wives with them, but statistics show that 47 million married women remain behind, caring for children, doing housework as well as farming.