• Culture April 4, 2019

    Having a cup of pre-Qingming tea: Friendship and common aspiration

    Qingming (Pure Brightness), the 5th solar term, falls on April 5 this year. Tea leaves picked before Qingming are called ming qian cha, or pre-Qingming tea.

  • Belt & Road March 29, 2019

    History meets the future: Italy joins the Belt and Road Initiative

    The Venetian businessman Marco Polo never could have imagined that his journey to China by camel and on foot would still be prompting his country's economic growth and improving people's lives, even after more than 700 years.

  • Around China March 21, 2019

    The Greater Bay Area ushers in vigorous development

    Last month, China unveiled its Outline Development Plan for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area. While creating more opportunities for the development of the three places, the plan's implementation is also sure to meet some challenges.

  • 2019 NPC & CPPCC March 13, 2019

    China's draft foreign investment law set to allay concerns

    As one of the major topics of this year's Two Sessions, the draft foreign investment law is the most powerful legal guarantee of a sound foreign investment climate.

  • Economy March 6, 2019

    Chinese economy transits from high-speed growth to high-quality development

    At the ongoing second session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) in Beijing, Premier Li Keqiang delivered his government work report covering the past year, in which the Chinese economic development is the issue of greatest concern to the people.

  • International Cooperation March 1, 2019

    China, India lead the way in making the Earth greener

    Satellite data shows that the Earth's green leaf area has increased by five percent since the early 2000s, an area equivalent to all of the Amazon rainforests. China and India are two leading contributors, jointly responsible for a third of the foliage increase.

  • Culture January 31, 2019

    Joyful family reunion celebrates age-old family culture among Chinese

    Recently, a heartwarming short video called "Four Generations Under One Roof" went viral. In the video, a young girl jumps on screen and calls for her mom, who follows suit until the eldest matriarch last appears.

  • Around China January 24, 2019

    Beijing builds sub-center to cure 'big city disease'

    On Jan. 11, Beijing's municipal administrative center officially moved from the city center to the suburban Tongzhou District, which is 30 kilometers east. The administration's "home relocation" is broad in scale, attracting wide attention.

  • Economy January 16, 2019

    China-US trade talk: Meet halfway and control trade frictions

    A new round of China-U.S. vice-ministerial trade talks has concluded. This was an important step to implement the consensus reached by the leaders of the two countries in Argentina last month.

  • Culture January 4, 2019

    Chinese characters offer graphic view of the world

    "Striving" has been chosen as the Chinese Character of the Year 2018 reflecting the domestic situation. This character contains a double meaning of "going all out to win success" and "plucking up one's courage."

  • Society December 20, 2018

    China celebrates the 40th anniversary of reform and opening up: New beginning and new journey

    A fate-changing meeting for China was underway today 40 years ago. That was the third plenary session of the 11th central committee of the Communist Party of China.

  • Around China December 13, 2018

    Nanning: Delightful site of the China's winter garden expo

    This year marks the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. On Dec. 6, the 12th China International Garden Expo opened in Nanning, the regional capital.

  • Politics November 29, 2018

    G20 summit: Anticipation and challenge

    Over the past decade, the G20 summit has developed from an emergency mechanism to cope with financial crisis to an important platform for global governance especially in the financial and economic sectors.

  • Environment November 22, 2018

    Miracle in Maowusu desert no coincidence

    Recently, a mission that the Chinese people have been fighting for nearly half a century suddenly started trending on social media platforms. The Maowusu desert, once one of the four major deserts in the country, is on the brink of becoming a green land.

  • Economy November 8, 2018

    CIIE shows both China's charm and sense of responsibility

    The China International Import Expo (CIIE) is currently underway in Shanghai. Its most distinctive feature is that it is the first State-level exhibition in the world promoting imports, with all the exhibitors and goods coming from overseas and domestic enterprises present as potential purchasers.

  • Diplomacy October 29, 2018

    3 'coincidences' in Abe's China visit

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's recent visit to China will steer bilateral ties onto a path of sound cooperative development, as the two countries work together toward greater contributions to Asia and the world.

  • Culture October 19, 2018

    Chinese embroidery: Depicting the world through stitches

    Chinese embroidery is a traditional craft dating back two or even three millennia. During the Spring and Autumn Period (770-476 BC), a custom prevailed of embellishing clothes with embroidery.

  • International Exchanges October 12, 2018

    CAIFF: A new bridge of friendship between China and Africa

    When it comes to film festivals in Africa, people tend to think of such events as the Cairo International Film Festival and the Pan-African Festival of Cinema and Television of Ouagadougou.

  • Around China September 28, 2018

    Confucianism still relevant in today's world

    Sept. 28 marks 2,569 years since the birth of Confucius, who is known as the "great sage and teacher" in China, whose ethical and philosophical teachings continue to have a profound influence on every aspect of Chinese society.

  • Society September 20, 2018

    Farmers' harvest festival highlights agricultural tradition, boosts rural economy

    China established a similar festival -- the Chinese Farmers' Harvest Festival. This is the first of its kind in the country, and will be celebrated annually on the autumn equinox as calculated under the Chinese lunar calendar, usually around Sept. 23.

  • Around China September 14, 2018

    Pudong New Area: Institutional changes are the real miracle

    In 1990, when the Chinese government decided to establish a new area in Pudong, the regional annual GDP was only six billion yuan. Last year, the figure had increased by 160 times to nearly 965.14 billion yuan.

  • International Cooperation September 6, 2018

    Why China and Africa have a shared future?

    The 2018 Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) convened on Sept. 3 and 4 in Beijing.

  • Economy August 27, 2018

    In a changing climate progress in China remains stable

    Since the trade war has started and continues to escalate, there is no way to turn back. The most important thing for China is to focus on its own affairs.

  • Around China August 2, 2018

    How has the Chinese army changed over 40 years?

    August 1 this year marks the 91st anniversary of the founding of the People's Liberation Army (PLA).

  • Economy July 12, 2018

    China has the perseverance to handle this trade war

    Despite the announcement by the Chinese Ministry of Commerce that China would not be the one to fire the first shot, a trade war has still broken out.

  • Around China July 9, 2018

    Journey for new life: The legend of Tibetan herdsmen

    In Nagqu city in southwest China's Tibet autonomous region there is a township called Rungma. Over 5,000 meters above sea level, it is a paradise for rare wild animals like Tibetan antelopes and wild yaks.

  • Economy June 28, 2018

    China needs confidence and resolve in face of trade war

    A trade war against China was launched by the United States as the 2018 World Cup kicked off. Two different forms of confrontation have since started.

  • Around China June 12, 2018

    Qingdao: A thriving coastal city

    More than 2,500 years ago, Confucius said, "What a joy to have friends coming from afar." Over the weekend, the 18th Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit was held in Qingdao, located in Shandong Province where Confucius was born. China Mosaic will take you on tour of Qingdao, the host city.

  • Around China June 7, 2018

    Gaokao epitomizes China's 40 years of progress

    On June 7 to 8, 9.75 million students in China will take the most important exam in their lives. That is the National College Entrance Examination, more commonly known as the Gaokao.

  • Around China May 28, 2018

    Changsha committed to building national platform for culture and creativity

    The International Youth Forum on Creativity and Heritage Along the Silk Road was recently held in Changsha, a city in central China.

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