World's first robot citizen takes part in TV show filming

An intelligent humanoid robot named Sophia, who is the first robot to be granted citizenship in the world, takes part in the filming session at China Central Television in Beijing on January 14, 2018.

Hovercraft European Formula 1 warms up in Germany

A helper runs besides Andrej Kovac of Slovakia during the European Hovercraft Formula Novice warm up race in Saalburg, central Germany.

2018 Golden Globes set to kick off in LA

Noah Schnapp arrives at the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif.

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Chinese FM extends condolences over death of 30 Iranian sailors
China2018/01/16 13:34:51January 17 2018 12:40:42

Chinese FM extends condolences over death of 30 Iranian sailors

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Monday extended to his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif condolences over the death of all the 30 Iranian sailors aboard an oil tanker that earlier collided with another vessel and sank off China's east coast.

China to diversify sources of residential land supply
China2018/01/16 13:31:49January 17 2018 12:40:42

China to diversify sources of residential land supply

China will seek new sources of residential land supply to improve housing, and gradually the government will no longer be the sole provider of residential land.

China defeated by Qatar 2-1, failing to through to quarterfinals
Sports2018/01/16 09:36:07January 17 2018 12:40:42

China defeated by Qatar 2-1, failing to through to quarterfinals

A fantastic start didn't secure China a win to enter into the knock-out stages of the AFC U23 Championship 2018.

China to remove outdated Shenzhen Special Economic Zone borders
China2018/01/16 09:34:59January 17 2018 12:40:42

China to remove outdated Shenzhen Special Economic Zone borders

Guangdong Province will be completely tearing down the physical border erected nearly three decades ago.

Alibaba's research team makes achievement in autonomous driving technology
China2018/01/15 17:32:34January 17 2018 12:40:42

Alibaba's research team makes achievement in autonomous driving technology

Alibaba appears to be making significant strides in autonomous driving technology, reports thepaper.cn.

WeChat to reopen 'tipping' function on iOS devices
China2018/01/15 17:31:35January 17 2018 12:40:42

WeChat to reopen 'tipping' function on iOS devices

Users of Apple devices will once again be able to provide a "tip" to content providers they like on Tencent's instant messaging service WeChat again after Tencent settled a dispute with Apple, reports thepaper.cn.

China welcomes Sweden to cooperate in ice sports
China2018/01/15 09:01:41January 17 2018 12:40:42

China welcomes Sweden to cooperate in ice sports

The Chinese Ambassador to Sweden has welcomed and encouraged Sweden to cooperate with China in ice and snow sports.

Jiangsu urged to rectify problems found in protecting coastal zone
China2018/01/15 09:00:38January 17 2018 12:40:42

Jiangsu urged to rectify problems found in protecting coastal zone

The State Oceanic Administration (SOA) on Sunday criticized the government of east China's Jiangsu Province.

China’s catering industry revenue to exceed 3.9 trillion yuan in 2017
China2018/01/14 20:44:53January 17 2018 12:40:42

China’s catering industry revenue to exceed 3.9 trillion yuan in 2017

The revenue of China’s catering industry is expected to exceed 3.9 trillion yuan (about 603.6 billion US dollars) for 2017, up 10.7 percent compared to 2016, according to the latest statistics from the Chinese Cuisine Association.

15-year-old Chinese swimmer makes a splash in American pools
China2018/01/14 20:43:56January 17 2018 12:40:42

15-year-old Chinese swimmer makes a splash in American pools

Chinese swimmer Li Bingjie has proven herself a serious contender for major world titles, having won three gold medals at the TYR Pro Swimming Series in Austin, Texas.

Chinese man rides 16,000 km on bike collecting donations for Benin
China2018/01/14 08:06:32January 17 2018 12:40:42

Chinese man rides 16,000 km on bike collecting donations for Benin

Chinese man Yuan Jianglei rode a bicycle 16,000 kilometers back to his hometown from Africa’s Benin collecting donations to help install solar power stations and water wells for communities in Benin. The young man is set to go back to Benin after the Chinese Spring Festival in February to fulfill his promise, reports Beijing Youth Daily.

Eight fossils of dinosaurs and a bird returned to China from Europe
China2018/01/14 08:04:44January 17 2018 12:40:42

Eight fossils of dinosaurs and a bird returned to China from Europe

Eight fossils of dinosaurs and a bird dating back at least 125 million years have been returned to China from Europe.

Broken leg not enough to stop this doctor from doing his duty
China2018/01/13 17:37:35January 17 2018 12:40:42

Broken leg not enough to stop this doctor from doing his duty

Dai Chunshan, a 53-year-old general surgery doctor in Ningbo, Zhejiang Province, has gone above and beyond the call of duty by coming to work despite being bound to a wheelchair

Netizens on Wechat help save the life of American stray dog
China2018/01/13 17:36:32January 17 2018 12:40:42

Netizens on Wechat help save the life of American stray dog

More than 30 dogs were volunteered as blood donors to help save the life of a pit bull named Caesar, in response to a public appeal from Caesar's master.

Nepal and China celebrate launch of cross-border broadband link
China2018/01/13 08:01:19January 17 2018 12:40:42

Nepal and China celebrate launch of cross-border broadband link

Commercial operation of a Nepal-China cross-border broadband link started on Friday, Xinhua News Agency reports.

Chinese firefighters struggle to put out fire at stricken oil tanker
China2018/01/13 07:59:25January 17 2018 12:40:42

Chinese firefighters struggle to put out fire at stricken oil tanker

Firefighters and marine salvation workers struggled on Friday to extinguish flames on a stricken oil tanker off the coast of Shanghai.

Shanghai allows prison inmates to video chat with family members
China2018/01/12 15:57:01January 17 2018 12:40:42

Shanghai allows prison inmates to video chat with family members

The Shanghai municipal government has launched a new service that allows prison inmates to video chat with their family members, reports the Shanghai-based eastday.com.

CPC Central Committee to hold second plenary session from Jan. 18 to 19
China2018/01/12 15:56:03January 17 2018 12:40:42

CPC Central Committee to hold second plenary session from Jan. 18 to 19

The second plenary session of the 19th Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee will be held from Jan. 18 to 19 in Beijing, according to a decision made at a Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee meeting on Friday.

Expert predicts 8% economic growth for China in the next decade
China2018/01/12 09:14:40January 17 2018 12:40:42

Expert predicts 8% economic growth for China in the next decade

One of China's most influential economists has predicted an 8% growth rate for China in the coming decade.

Chinese villagers hold funeral for 89-yr-old Japanese war orphan
China2018/01/12 09:12:40January 17 2018 12:40:42

Chinese villagers hold funeral for 89-yr-old Japanese war orphan

Villagers in northwest China's Shaanxi Province held a funeral on Thursday for Mszusaki Hideko.

Huawei defeats Samsung in patent battle
China2018/01/11 18:52:41January 17 2018 12:40:42

Huawei defeats Samsung in patent battle

Chinese smartphone maker Huawei has won a patent victory over its South Korean rival Samsung.

World ice dragon boat championship opens in North China
China2018/01/11 09:33:07January 17 2018 12:40:42

World ice dragon boat championship opens in North China

The first world ice dragon boat championship kicked off on Wednesday in Dolon Nor, Xilingol League.

Yantai police accepting video calls
China2018/01/11 09:32:01January 17 2018 12:40:42

Yantai police accepting video calls

The Public Security Bureau in the city of Yantai in Shandong Province has launched a new live-streaming video.

China urges Japan to responsibly deal with comfort women issue
China2018/01/10 19:49:04January 17 2018 12:40:42

China urges Japan to responsibly deal with comfort women issue

A Foreign Ministry spokesperson on Wednesday urged Japan to deal with the comfort women issue responsibly.

Chinese scientists discover microplastics in Antarctic waters
China2018/01/10 19:47:22January 17 2018 12:40:42

Chinese scientists discover microplastics in Antarctic waters

Chinese scientists on the latest Antarctic expedition have - for the first time - discovered the presence of microplastics in Antarctic waters.

 
China to hold first International Intelligent Sports Conference in 2018
Sports2018/01/16 10:39:02January 17 2018 12:40:42

China-based Brule key for NHL-less Canadians

With NHL superstars like Sidney Crosby and Jonathan Toews unavailable

China to hold first International Intelligent Sports Conference in 2018

On the National Sports Industry Conference held in Xiamen, Zhao Yong

China-based Brule key for NHL-less Canadians
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Sports2018/01/16 10:38:02January 17 2018 12:40:42

U.S. skiing industry praying for snow

Sports2018/01/16 10:38:02January 17 2018 12:40:42

China-based Brule key for NHL-less Canadians

With NHL superstars like Sidney Crosby and Jonathan Toews unavailable

Yao Ming: Chinese Basketball Association plans to build more sports IPs
Sports2018/01/16 10:38:02U.S. skiing industry praying for snow
Sports2018/01/16 10:38:02January 17 2018 12:40:42

U.S. skiing industry praying for snow

Low precipitation throughout the west triggered one of the worst Decembers Across America's west

Yao Ming: Chinese Basketball Association plans to build more sports IPs
Sports2018/01/16 10:38:02January 17 2018 12:40:42

Yao Ming: Chinese Basketball Association plans to build more sports IPs

The president of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA), Yao Ming

Yao Ming: Chinese Basketball Association plans to build more sports IPs

The president of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA), Yao Ming

DPRK to send 140-member orchestra to S. Korea-hosted Winter Olympics: Seoul
Sports2018/01/16 10:37:03January 17 2018 12:40:42

DPRK to send 140-member orchestra to S. Korea-hosted Winter Olympics: Seoul

Lee Woo-sung(R), head of South Korean delegation, and Kwon Hook Bong(L)

China Shines as Zhang Shuai knocks out Sloane Stephens at day one of Aussie Open
Sports2018/01/16 10:37:02January 17 2018 12:40:42

China Shines as Zhang Shuai knocks out Sloane Stephens at day one of Aussie Open

Chinese competitors impressed on day one of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on Monday

China Shines as Zhang Shuai knocks out Sloane Stephens at day one of Aussie Open

Chinese competitors impressed on day one of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on Monday

China's Ding and Liang suffer first-round exits at Masters Snooker Tournament
Sports2018/01/16 10:37:02January 17 2018 12:40:42

China's Ding and Liang suffer first-round exits at Masters Snooker Tournament

Ding Junhui of China hits the ball during the first round match with Ryan Day of Wales at Snooker Masters 2018 at the Al

Shocks exits, drama mark opening day of Australian Open
Sports2018/01/16 10:36:02January 17 2018 12:40:42

Shocks exits, drama mark opening day of Australian Open

It was a chaotic opening day of first round matches at the Australian Open in Melbourne on Monday

Shocks exits, drama mark opening day of Australian Open

It was a chaotic opening day of first round matches at the Australian Open in Melbourne on Monday

10-man China knocked out
Sports2018/01/16 10:36:02January 17 2018 12:40:42

10-man China knocked out

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Sports2018/01/16 10:36:02January 17 2018 12:40:42

10-man China knocked out

Almoez Ali (L) of Qatar breaks through to shoot during the group A match between China and Qatar at the China 2018 AFC U

China defeated by Qatar 2-1, failing to through to quarterfinals
Sports2018/01/16 09:36:07January 17 2018 12:40:42

China defeated by Qatar 2-1, failing to through to quarterfinals

A fantastic start didn't secure China a win to enter into the knock-out stages of the AFC U23 Championship 2018.

S Korea, DPRK to hold talks over DPRK's dispatch of art troupe to Winter Olympics
Sports2018/01/14 16:01:08January 17 2018 12:40:42

S Korea, DPRK to hold talks over DPRK's dispatch of art troupe to Winter Olympics

China defeated by Qatar 2-1, failing to through to quarterfinals
Sports2018/01/16 09:36:07January 17 2018 12:40:42

China defeated by Qatar 2-1, failing to through to quarterfinals

A fantastic start didn't secure China a win to enter into the knock-out stages of the AFC U23 Championship 2018.

China's sports industry reached $294 billion in 2016
Sports2018/01/14 12:31:07
Sports2018/01/14 16:01:08January 17 2018 12:40:42

S Korea, DPRK to hold talks over DPRK's dispatch of art troupe to Winter Olympics

January 17 2018 12:40:42

China's sports industry reached $294 billion in 2016

China's sports industry reached 1.9 trillion yuan (294.1 billion dollars) in 2016, 11.1 percent up from 2015

China's sports industry reached $294 billion in 2016
Sports2018/01/14 12:31:07Beijing 2022 focuses on cultivating professional personnel
Sports2018/01/13 14:01:02January 17 2018 12:40:42

Beijing 2022 focuses on cultivating professional personnel

January 17 2018 12:40:42

China's sports industry reached $294 billion in 2016

China's sports industry reached 1.9 trillion yuan (294.1 billion dollars) in 2016, 11.1 percent up from 2015

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Sports2018/01/13 14:01:02January 17 2018 12:40:42

Beijing 2022 focuses on cultivating professional personnel

Doctor Deng Kan from Peking Union Medical College Hospital participated in a skiing test held by the organizers of the 2

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Chinese panda Meng Meng celebrates 4th birthday at Berlin zoo

Meng Meng, one of two Chinese pandas, receives a birthday cake to mark its fourth birthday in the enclosure at the zoo in Berlin, on July 10, 2017.

Premier Li Keqiang encourages to build agriculture talent highland

Premier Li Keqiang inspects the Yangling Agricultural Hi-tech Industry Demonstration Zone in Shaanxi Province on July 10, 2017.

“Mah Jongg Marathon” event held in New York, U.S.

Hobbyists play Mah Jongg during the "Mah Jongg Marathon" event at Bryant Park in New York City, the United States, on July 3, 2017.

Row, row, row your boat! Life in flooded Guangxi

People always find ways to get out of a sticky situation. If you think that's not true, these images from South China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region should dispel your doubts.

World's largest indoor ski resort opens in China's ice city

The world's largest indoor ski resort has officially opened in China's “City of Ice” - Harbin, the capital of Heilongjiang province, June 30, 2017.

Xi draws “red line” for handling mainland-HK relations

President Xi Jinping Saturday drew the "red line" for handling relations between the mainland and Hong Kong, warning against attempts to undermine national sovereignty or challenge the central government's power.

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