The 2011 Miss Bikini International World final kicked off in Harbin, capital city of northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province, making the city the second of the country to organize the event. More than 60 contestants from 50 countries and regions are to compete for the crown of "2011 Miss Bikini International" in the one-week event, said […]

U.S. researchers said Wednesday they have uncovered for the first time the molecular mechanism responsible for triggering lymphedema, a painful swelling of the arms and legs that often comes as an unintended consequence of cancer treatment. as a result of radiation therapy or parasitic worm infections. Addressing lymphedema with compression garments cannot prevent tissue damage, […]

Pingshu performer Zhang Zhun delivers The Epic of King Gesar in Mandarin. Wang Jiaquan / XinhuaLong the purview of singers and storytellers, The Epic of King Gesar is now being introduced to new audiences via a new realm: the Internet.Han storyteller Zhang Zhun worked with Tibetologist Gyanpian Gyamco to produce a 40-episode podcast in Mandarin […]

Czech President Milos Zeman visits the Memorial Hall for the Victims of the Nanjing Massacre on Tue. Czech President Milos Zeman on May 16 visited the Memorial Hall for the Victims of the Nanjing Massacre in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, becoming the first incumbent foreign president and second foreign head of state to visit the hall, […]

The 9th Sino-Norwegian Social Policy Forum & 82nd International Forum opened in Haikou, capital of Hainan province, on Monday.About 300 policy researchers from China, Norway, Finland, France and Canada attended its opening session of the two-day forum with the theme of “Enlarging the Size of the Middle Income Group: New Challenges and New Drivers for […]

Committee aims to boost health - Sunday, June 25, 2017

The 2022 Winter Olympics bid will not only help promote snow and ice sports across the country, but will also improve public health, the organizers said as the International Olympic Committee’s inspectors arrived. The aim of the joint bid by Beijing and Zhangjiakou is to make winter sports more popular in China while benefiting residents […]

Herbal way to alleviate poverty - Saturday, June 24, 2017

Yunnan province’s Luquan Yi and Miao autonomous county offers ideal conditions for herbal plantation.Medicinal plants are offering impoverished villages a green way to prosperityPristine natural conditions and an ideal altitude have turned a formerly isolated county into a major source of herbs. But the beginnings were far from promising.Luquan Yi and Miao autonomous county was […]

South China Sea ruling has no influence - Saturday, June 24, 2017

The South China Sea arbitration ruling will not impose “any influence” on China’s territorial sovereignty and maritime rights, Vice-Foreign Minister Zhang Yesui said on Saturday.Zhang made the remarks as he addressed the lunch meeting of the 5th World Peace Forum in Beijing, which was organized by Tsinghua University and the Chinese People’s Institute of Foreign […]

China’s Zhang Peimeng dashes to the finish line during the men’s 4 x 100 meters relay heat at the 15th IAAF Championships at the National Stadium in Beijing, Aug 29, 2015. China made it to the world men’s 4x100m final for the first time on Saturday.China clocked 37.92 seconds, breaking the Asian recordof 37.99 seconds, […]

BEIJING – Trade volume between China and Russia rose 1.8 percent between January and May from a year earlier, according to data released on Sunday by China’s General Administration of Customs (GAC). China’s exports to Russia in the first five months of this year edged up 1.6 percent year on year to 114.08 billion yuan […]