A so-called "magical doctor" in Henan province who acquired numerous followers for his unconventional treatment methods was sentenced to 15 years on Wednesday for illegally practicing medicine after his actions caused the death of a college student.
China is ramping up efforts to curb domestic carbon emissions and to bridge differences in global negotiations, a welcome sign from a "constructive leader" in climate change, the United Nations' top climate official said on Tuesday.
China is ready to work with other countries to deepen international cooperation, respect sovereignty on the Internet and uphold cybersecurity, President Xi Jinping said in a congratulatory message to the first World Internet Conference on Wednesday.
China's first-ever blank stare competition was held on Tuesday in Chengdu, Sichuan province, on Tuesday. Two hundred people participated in the contest, during which they were required to sit or lie down and stare ahead blankly, instead of moving or laughing. The game originated in Korea as a call for people to enjoying a slower paced life. This year a nine-year-old girl won the national contest in Korea.