The First Xi’an Qujiang Contemporary Art Festival & the Sixth 1912 New Star Art Festival officially kicked off on Monday in Xi'an, the capital of Shaanxi province, and is promoting young artists in China.
Chen Zhidong, chairman of the Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon scenic area in Hunan province, calls on Sunday for people to take part in a contest to name the world's longest and highest glass bridge, which spans the canyon.
"If the Chinese lawyer hadn't actively defended me, I would have been executed, considering the amount of drugs seized and the serious harm it caused," said Theodoros Kourtidis after his 2014 conviction for transporting 2,775 grams of heroin in Yunnan province.
A Chinese company plans to replicate cattle, racehorses, sniffer dogs and even departed family pets at 'the world's largest cloning facility', but its success will depend upon whether the public can swallow its longstanding distrust of the controversial technique. Cheng Yingqi reports.
Frequent spells of smog, which has hit Beijing four times since last month, may make it difficult for the capital to achieve its annual air quality improvement goal, a municipal official said on Sunday.