Exports dropped 1.1 percent from the same period last year, but a sharper fall in imports left economists divided over whether the trade sector is turning around.
Kunming Airlines says usually a fresh stewardess will be placed in a luggage compartment to celebrate completing 30-50 hours of flying.
Tu Youyou's winning the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has triggered a hot rush for traditional Chinese medicine books.
The three-month-long operation uncovered a trafficking ring that stretched from Japan through Hong Kong to the Chinese mainland.
A typical private butler in a major luxury hotel can earn around $3,175 a month, which is more than triple the average salary in Beijing.
More than 20 Chinese business leaders started an eight-day visit to Germany and Italy from October 13 to 22 on Tuesday in Beijing.
Two allies of disgraced former security chief Zhou Yongkang have been handed out sentences after being found guilty of corruption.
The French director said he was "stupefied" by the Academy's decision to drop Wolf Totem and called it a "banana republic-level of arbitrariness".