Snow and icy rain pelted Chinese provinces of Hunan, Jiangxi, Anhui, Zhejiang and Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region on Friday and is expected to continue over the next three days.
A staff member shows a full page of "Year of the Snake" stamps at Binzhou Post Office in Binzhou, east China's Shandong Province, Jan. 4, 2013.
A record high of 1.8 million Chinese students will sit this year's graduate school entrance examination on Saturday.
Jan 4 saw more than 12,000 weddings in Beijing, 7,300 in Shanghai, 3,000 marriage reservations in Chongqing, and Wuhan in Hubei province had 3,500 couples booking slots to get married.
US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner's plans to leave near the end of January put the White House in a tricky spot.
Sea ice continues to occur in some Chinese coastal provinces as a result of recent cold waves.
Unprecedented construction of Beijing's gigantic underground transit network is expected to alleviate traffic problems that have been haunting the metropolis for decades, reports Zheng Xin.
Hong Kong conservationists expressed outrage Thursday after images emerged of a factory rooftop covered in thousands of freshly sliced shark fins, as they called for curbs on the "barbaric" trade.
Winter fashion trends have changed over the years as people's material well-being has improved. In the 1970s in the less developed areas of China joining the military was a good career choice for young people, and the green overcoats worn by soldiers during the winter came to symbolize a better future for many.
The 2013 China Tour de Ski kicked off on Tuesday in Changchun, capital of Jilin province, which also embraced the opening of 2013 Changchun Ice and Snow Tourism Festival.
There are a thousand ways to celebrate Spring Festival or Lunar New Year because of the vastness of the country. We track from north to south and from east to west to give you four different ways.
If you didn't already know Xu Lin was an important official in China's Education Ministry, you wouldn't guess it from her manner.