The US State Department has temporarily halted EB-1 visa applications from Chinese and Indian nationals due to a "dramatic increase" in worldwide demand for the visas, which are granted to immigrants with extraordinary abilities or skills and want to live in the US.
A 4.5-metre-long, 1.5-metre-wide, 1.5 ton whale shark was found dead when caught by fishermen in Yantai, East China's Shandong province, on Aug 23, 2016.
Retired NBA star Kobe Bryant is moving to Wall Street, announcing the formation of a $100 million venture capital fund to invest in media, technology and data companies.
Chinese actress Jiang Yiyan participates in a reality TV show for the first time.
Sepp Blatter will mount his final challenge against a six-year FIFA ban on Thursday, following more than a year of scandal that saw him thrown out of soccer in disgrace.
As foreign ministers of China, Japan and South Korea are to meet in Tokyo Wednesday, the three major Asian powers should work together to make their differences controllable.
In Zhengzhou, Henan province, 19 manhole covers on a sidewalk have been painted like ancient coins.
From August to September each year, Yanqing's Flowers Ocean scenic spot divided in seven sections display marigold, lily, scarlet sage, verbena, Salvia farinacea, spider flower and chrysanthemum attracts thousands of visitors.
A visit to a Chinese acupuncturist has opened a whole new world of medicine for Issa Justin, a young South Sudanese man who is both a patient and medical student in Juba, capital of the world's newest nation.