A visitor takes a picture of the frozen waterfalls at Xiayunling in Beijing, Jan. 9, 2016. In winter, the place turns into an ice wonderland. [Photo/ECNS]
China must lower corn prices to stop the imports of corn substitutes, including barley, sorghum and distillers' grain, a senior agricultural official said on Saturday, as the country is faced with a mounting stockpile of corn.
China's combined grain reserve stands at a historic high, and the country will further increase its storage capacity this year to absorb the mounting stockpile, a senior government official said on Friday.
The 2015 state science and technology awards honoring the contributions of 295 research projects and seven foreign experts were bestowed at a ceremony in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Friday, but the highest award remained vacant.
Chinese netizens made a total of 800 million searches for fashion-related items and topics on Baidu.com in 2015, a surge of 40 percent from the previous year, according to a report released by the country's largest search engine in December.