• 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.

  • Around China May 10, 2018

    New life in Wenchuan a decade after the 2008 earthquake

    Ten years after the Wenchuan Earthquake, the area has found new life, which is reflected in each and every person across the quake-hit county.

  • Politics April 11, 2018

    BFA: Asian countries must stand firm with each other

    The annual Boao Forum for Asia is being held from April 8 to 11 in southern China's Hainan province. Its namesake, Boao, is a small fishing village turned international hub, which is once again at the center of global attention.

  • Around China April 4, 2018

    Qingming Festival: A dialogue between the dead and the living

    Tomorrow, China will remember the dead with a similar occasion, known as the Qingming Festival. However, it is nothing like the festive Mexican way of marking the event, nor is it a day for celebration.

  • Education March 29, 2018

    Online courses benefit children in poor areas

    Live streaming, the trendiest social activity among Chinese youth, is transforming the classes at Lumacha Primary School in a remote, mountainous area of northwest China's Gansu province.

  • Politics March 22, 2018

    A good government and a harmonious people – the goal of China's all-round institutional reform

    China announced a major institutional reform plan of the State Council, at the just-concluded annual sessions of the National People's Congress and the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference.

  • Politics March 15, 2018

    China's political reform: The establishment of the National Supervisory Commission

    A significant reform is taking place in China's political structure. In the next few days, a completely new state organ, called the National Supervisory Commission, is expected to be established, with its chief elected and senior officials appointed at the ongoing first session of the 13th National People's Congress.

  • Around China March 8, 2018

    New vision of women's development in China

    Today is International Women's Day. What usually comes first to your mind when thinking about the role women play in our daily life? The fact is that more and more women have moved from backstage to the center stage.

  • Policy March 2, 2018

    China's Arctic policy: To understand and safeguard the region

    Not long ago the Chinese government published a white paper titled "China's Arctic Policy," which initiated great discussion at home and abroad.

  • Politics February 28, 2018

    Presidential term amendment necessary and timely

    Before the opening of the 13th National People's Congress, the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee made public its proposal to amend the Constitution. Among other changes, the proposal removed the expression that the President and Vice-President of the People's Republic of China "shall serve no more than two consecutive terms" from Section 3, Article 79 of the country's constitution.

  • Culture February 14, 2018

    The Chinese zodiac: An interesting cultural symbol

    With the arrival of the Spring Festival tomorrow, we will enter the Year of the Dog. You may ask, "But isn't this year 2018?" Both are right as 2018 is the Year of the Dog according to the Chinese zodiac, an interesting classification scheme assigning an animal to each year in the Chinese Lunar Calendar.

  • Society February 7, 2018

    Why can China maintain public safety and stability?

    For many foreigners who have visited or worked in China, one of their strong impressions is that the country is very safe. Here, you can go out alone late at night to eat at a food stand without feeling nervous. You can also let your younger children ride public transport all by themselves without worrying about their safety.

  • Economy January 26, 2018

    Davos: Chinese proposal for the common good

    The annual World Economic Forum (WEF) has opened in Davos, Switzerland. Government leaders, politicians, entrepreneurs, economists and scholars are meeting together at the world's highest-level economic forum to explore the key theme of "Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World."

  • Environment January 18, 2018

    China's waste import ban: Challenge and opportunity

    On Jan. 1, China's ban on importing 24 types of solid waste, including plastics, unsorted mixed paper, textile materials and vanadium slag, went into effect. The ban will leave a profound influence on China and waste-exporting countries.

  • Economy January 15, 2018

    China bans ivory trade in 'New Year gift' to humanity

    China is taking action to improve ecological conservation, an undertaking requiring global efforts and mutual supervision between different countries.

  • Economy January 5, 2018

    What contribution has the Chinese economy made to the world?

    The Chinese economy alone contributed about one-third of global growth in 2017, according to the World Economic Situation and Prospects 2018 released last month by the United Nations.

  • Sci-Tech November 23, 2017

    China joins the 'big jet club'

    In October, before U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to China, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration and the General Administration of Civil Aviation of China signed an agreement on the implementation procedures of the bilateral airworthiness agreement.

  • International Cooperation November 14, 2017

    Innovation-driven growth: Chinese solution for Asia-Pacific

    The leaders of APEC member economies gathered in Da Nang, Vietnam on Nov. 10 to seek wider economic and trade cooperation.

  • Diplomacy November 8, 2017

    Trump's China trip: 'Unconventional' president, convention of ties

    Today, U.S. President Donald Trump starts a state visit to China, one of the legs of his Asian tour. This is his first visit to China since taking office.

  • Culture December 14, 2017

    Chinese wuxia novel to go West

    Chinese wuxia movies always enjoy great popularity with audiences for their creative imagination and fascinating fight scenes. They are a showcase of the Chinese wuxia culture, which has evolved from Chinese literature depicting the adventures of heroes specializing in martial arts in olden times.

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