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Experts in traditional Chinese medicine are calling for caution over the use of some products that contain cinnabar, or mercury sulfide.
Shanghai plans to launch a pilot program to regulate street performances and give performers more legal spaces to present their shows.
The world's largest furniture retailer IKEA will open an outlet in Xi'an, capital of Shaanxi province.
A 91-year-old retired Christian pastor says it's his mission to speak out about the injustice of the war and the sufferings of women forced to work in Japanese wartime military brothels.
Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa took office on Friday for a third term with a promise to eradicate poverty and reduce social inequality.
Russia said Damascus has agreed "in principle" to attend a conference proposed by Russia and the United States on ending Syria's civil conflict.
By allowing the yuan to rise strongly, the authorities cause doubts whether the challenge is handled in a proper and coordinated manner.
The easiest way to keep in touch with people in China is probably by sharing a joke with them through your cell phone. That's what millions of Chinese do.
Premier Li Keqiang wrote a signed article, titled "Open Up New Horizon for China-Germany Relations", in German-language newspaper Zeit on Thursday.
One of the most contentious issues between China and Western countries is the opening up of China's financial sector and revaluation of the renminbi.
Some things I noticed that I really like about some customs in Chinese culture that I wish we would incorporate them in the United States.
A trip to space with Leonardo DiCaprio raised 1.2 million euros ($1.5 million) for charity at a glitzy fundraiser at the Cannes film festival.
Chinese director Jia Zhangke's film A touch of sin, a story about the dark side of modern life, is getting all the buzz at high-profile Cannes Film Festival. Photos French film fest offers gateway to China market
Paramount Pictures announced that it had added Chinese actress Li Bingbing into the cast for the upcoming actioner "Transformers 4".
The ninth China International Garden Expo is set to open to the public in Beijing on May 18 and will last until November 18.
The third Suzhou Drama Festival will soon open with a series of classic and novel foreign and Chinese shows at the Suzhou Culture and Arts Center in the beginning of May.
More than thirty Japanese merchants went to the cherry island in Dongduyuan scenic spot and planted 80 cherry trees. Shao Junmin, mayor of Zhang Jiagang, addressed the activity.
Zhangjiagang exported 1.37 million auto tires worth $61.1 million in the first quarter this year to the US, Europe, Japan and other countries across the world.
A putative program to establish a human colony on Mars has met with a strong response from Chinese citizens.
A young foreign student snapped a shot of a group of students on a boat trip 30 years ago. Now he is back to find out what had happened to the lives of those people.
Vikash Kumar Singh: In India, there is a famous quote, "Kaam adhik baten kum—work more, talk less". But this slogan was practically used in China.
Interview with director of Business Development Department of Dubai International Financial Center Authority.
The competitiveness of China's traditional industries is weakening, according to a report.
Over the past 30 years, the 56-year-old judicial mediator in Xuanfeng town, Luxi county, Jiangxi province, has mediated about 3,700 civil dispute cases, settling 99 percent of them successfully, he says.
Lang Ping was appointed head coach of Chinese women's national team for the second time.
They are the richest villages in China,you can choose a short holiday to visit them,the scenes are really fabulous.
US pop band Backstreet Boys talked about their upcoming Asia tour in an exclusive interview with chinadaily.com.cn.
A new theater festival, set in an unlikely locale, has attracted not only old pros and budding talents, but ordinary arts lovers and common people.
The best news I heard since the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China in November is that the nation is being encouraged to avoid wasting food.
See what happens when pop musicians get too confident. Plus, find out why your diet might be killing you. "I've made a huge mistake."
The issuance marks MOF's 12th issuance of book-entry treasury bonds this year. The bonds carry a fixed annual interest rate of 2.98 percent.
China will steadily push forward market-oriented reform in its interest rates and exchange rates mechanisms this year, central bank report said.
The RMB, or Chinese yuan, would be able to become one of the top three global traded currencies in volumn term by the end of 2015.
A putative program to establish a human colony on Mars has met with a strong response from hopeful Chinese citizens.Thangka Festival in Tibet
Placido Domingo has graced the Chinese stage a few times before. But May 22 marked his debut in a fully costumed production in the Middle Kingdom.
We are living in Andy Warhol's future, "when everyone will be world famous for 15 minutes". For the pop artist himself, though, his 15 minutes will never end.
Electricity prices for all businesses in agricultural production and logistics will be cut from June 1.
A group of Japanese researchers said in a report that men who eat large amount of beef or pork may face a higher risk of developing diabetes.
China's price of pigs has bounced back following the government's subsidized initiatives.
Li Na's momentous French Open title win of 2011 was expected to open the floodgates for Asian - and in particular Chinese - players in world tennis.
Three climbers from Slovakia, Italy and Spain on Friday created a record of scaling the 11th 8, 000-meter-plus mountain, Mt. Lhotse, without oxygen cylinders and Sherpa aides, officials said.
Liu Xiang's absence from the international arena has not slowed China's progress in track and field.
An 80-year-old Japanese mountain climber who has had four heart surgeries reached the top of Mount Everest becoming the oldest person to conquer the world's highest mountain.
An 18-foot, 8-inch Burmese python set a record for the longest snake ever captured in South Florida, where the exotic species has taken up residence.
Rail passengers searching for love in the Prague need look no further than the daily commute as the city makes plans to designate carriages on its trains for singles.
Benjamin Netanyahu is changing his mid-air sleeping arrangements after a public flap over a $127,000 custom-built bedroom for the Israeli prime minister and his wife on a flight to London last month.