Chinese ocean scientific research vessel Haiyang-6 set out Monday on a 240-day expedition in the Pacific Ocean, with five foreign trainees on board.
A top Chinese official on Monday called for the government to continue city-based regulations in the housing sector to ensure a stable and sound market.
China is expected to post steady demand for oil and natural gas in the near future despite a slowdown in global consumption, a report showed Monday.
Yishidun, an international trading company that illegally profited more than 389 million yuan ($57 million) from futures market manipulation, faces seizure of its ill-gotten gains and a 300 million yuan fine, according to Shanghai No.1 Intermediate People’s Court.
Marriages between mainlanders and Hong Kongers have brought the two sides much closer, as statistics showed that more and more Hong Kong brides are interested in finding husbands in the mainland in the last three decades.
A national drive to clean up China's environment has led to a rise in the use of green energy, as well as alternate forms of transportation.
China has put new high-speed trains outperforming previous models into service, with a longer service life, bigger capacity, more comfort and better safety monitoring systems.
Researchers in Australia believe they have made a breakthrough in the development of drought-resistant crops, after they were able to “close the pores” on the leaves of different plants to naturally conserve water in times of drought.
Senior Chinese political advisors have been called on to contribute their wisdom to deepening supply-side structural reform and promoting healthy and stable development of the economy.
An infant saved his parents and himself from almost certain death in a landslide that buried about 120 people in Southwest China on Saturday morning, Chengdu Economic Daily reported.
British tourism chiefs announced Saturday they have released an interactive map to coincide with the 20th anniversary of the first Harry Potter book next Monday.