Persistent snow is disrupting the lives of more than 2,200 farmers and nomads in northwest China's Qinghai Province, blocking traffic and starving livestock, local authorities said Wednesday.
On March 10, the 10th Division of the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps began preparing arable land with large locomotives, Cri.cn reported. Every March, the corps uses large vehicles to help melt lingering snow. At present, 10 such locomotives are dispatched to do the job on a daily basis to ensure that seeds can be sowed on time to maximize farmers’ income.
The number of rural migrant workers in China hit 282 million at the end of 2016, an increase of 4.24 million from a year before, according the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security (MHRSS) Tuesday.
Nine people were killed in a road accident on Tuesday in Qingzhou City in east China's Shandong Province, local authorities said.
Deputies to China's top legislature, the National People's Congress (NPC), come from all walks of life, including many from grassroots positions.
Old people celebrate the Mid-autumn Festival at a nursing home for elders in Qonggyai County, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Sept. 14, 2016. A total of 11,400 elders in the region's rural areas have been arranged in nursing homes for better care in recent years.
Several major cruise travel companies operating business in China, including Italian Costa Cruises, are removing calls to South Korean ports, amid a standoff between China and South Korea over Seoul’s determination to deploy the US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system.
Difficulties facing China's poverty alleviation efforts have been in the spotlight recently after a reportedly impoverished Yunnan Province boy that needed medical treatment to eat again was able to pay for surgery only after his case received media coverage.
Nearly 80 percent of shoppers would like their e-payment records to be accepted as proof for refunds or exchanges, according to a newspaper survey.
The State Oceanic Administration (SOA) will open its fourth institute for marine research in Beihai City in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.
Over 10,000 people gathered around the world's highest bronze statue of Lao Zi (604-531 BC), an ancient Chinese philosopher and the founder of Taoism, on Lao Junshan Mountain in Henan province on March 12. The crowd assembled to celebrate the 2,588th anniversary of the birth of Lao Zi. A massive cake was made to mark the occasion, decorated with the text of the Dao De Jing, a book believed to be finished by Lao Zi. Weighing 5 tons, the cake contained 30,000 eggs, 450 kilograms of sugar, 300 kilograms of milk and 600 kilograms cream. Nevertheless, the crowd made quick work of the tasty treat.
A group of elementary school students from Rudong, Jiangsu province were forced to give up their qualification for an international robotics competition, as their families could not afford the expense to travel abroad.
A total of 1,409 people died as a result of infectious diseases on the Chinese mainland in February, official data showed Monday.
Rescuers found bodies of 17 miners who had been trapped underground after a coal mine accident in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province on March 9, local authorities said Monday.
The Party chief of Northwest China’s Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region recently said that they have noticed a trend of misleading use of the halal concept and called for better definition to avoid confusion.
A woman in Shenyang, Northeast China’s Liaoning Province has been put under police investigation after broadcasting live her damaging of products in a local Lotte Mart supermarket on Sunday.
The Beijing-based bike-sharing company Mobike confirmed on Monday that its relocation of registered office has led the authorities to list it among “abnormally operating” firms, noting, however, that the action would not affect its users.
The Chinese government, in the past years, has launched a series of programs to introduce overseas high-end talents and improve China's scientific research environment. Such endeavor has generated fruitful outcomes and has been appreciated by foreign experts.