More than 87 percent of people have plans to travel during the 8-day National Day holiday this year and 363 million travelers are expected to spend 180 billion yuan ($28.4 billion).
The devastation and heavy casualties in earthquake zones stir everyone's emotions, even rescuers working round-the-clock to save lives.
Editor's note: On Tuesday, the People's Daily ran an article explaining the historical background of the Diaoyu Islands. A translation of the article is printed below:
Nineteen workers at a construction site in Wuhan, Hubei province, died on Thursday after the elevator they were using fell 100 meters to the ground.
Two young mothers will undergo surgery in China's first paired liver donation.
China's double Olympic gold medalist Sun Yang is so popular that organizers have been forced to enforce tough media restrictions when he appeared.
In May 2005, CPC member Nyima Tsering passed the government examinations to become the deputy chief of Jicang village in Tongren county, Huangnan Tibet autonomous prefecture, Qinghai province.
China's fighter jet J-10 takes off from a military airport during night combat training in Southwest China's Yunnan province on Sept 10, 2012
A former speaker of Japan's lower house said that the Japanese government's "nationalization" of the Diaoyu Islands has gone too far, as tensions between China and Japan continue to simmer.
Apple Inc's new iPhone goes on sale on Friday with a bigger screen and 4G technology, as the company seeks to maintain its edge over rivals.
Star Chinese swimmer Sun Yang has a good idea of what it's like to be iconic hurdler Liu Xiang now － minus the injuries, of course.