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Members of the South Korean navy's Ship Salvage Unit search for passengers aboard the ferry Sewol, which sank on Wednesday. Reuters / Yonhap
Pollutants in more than 16 percent of Chinese soil exceed national standards, an official report said on Thursday.
Premier Li Keqiang said China has the conditions to keep its economy moving with another round of reform and opening-up, despite concerns that the world's second-largest economy is heading for a deeper slowdown.
The first production of Shakespeare in China was staged in 1902, when, in an effort to better understand English history and language, students at Shanghai St. John College put on The Merchant of Venice - in the original language.
Stock-based incentives should be encouraged to attract and retain talent for startups and high-tech companies
Teenagers send heart-wrenching messages to parents as ferry tilts
Weibo Corp, Twitter Inc's counterpart in China, made its debut on the Nasdaq in the United States on Thursday, becoming the first publicly traded Chinese social media company.
The way to evaluate the success of an arts festival is to consider if the event provides the audience with a diverse selection of events, according to Zhang Yu, president of China Arts and Entertainment Group. That's also the core idea behind the annual Meet in Beijing Arts Festival, which is presented by Zhang's company every April and May. "It should be an event celebrated and anticipated by the audience every year," Zhang says. Meet in Beijing Arts Festival, now in its 14th year, will continue to present a range of dance, music, drama and art.
Timing is everything in the sweet science.
The Chengdu Municipal Bureau of Expositions recently signed an agreement with Reed Exhibitions Greater China to strengthen cooperation in information, staff training and exhibitions.