Snowmobiles of the Chinese Antarctic expedition inland teams leave the Zhongshan Antarctic Station, a Chinese scientific research base in Antarctica, Dec. 15, 2015. Two Chinese Antarctic expedition inland teams, including a total of 38 researchers, set off for Antarctic inland on Tuesday.
Former US Ambassador to China Gary Locke called on Asian Americans to stand up against racial discrimination, at a fundraising event for US Congressman Mike Honda on Monday in Cupertino, California.
For the first time ever, Rhodes Scholarships have been awarded to students from the Chinese mainland.
Actions such as emission reduction and financial aid are needed to make the historic Paris Climate Agreement a successful one compared to the Copenhagen Accord, whose promises have not been met.
Other major air pollutants also need to be reduced drastically, with SO2 dropping by 40 percent and NOX by 45 percent, said an official.
To further promote its tourism industry, Qingyang, a city in Gansu province, made close cooperation with Xi'an, the capital of Shaanxi province and one of the most popular tourism destinations in China.
Skyscrapers are cloaked in heavily polluted air in Shanghai, Dec 15. The air quality index in the city topped 300, indicating severe pollution hazardous to health.
Shanghai is Asia's most-expensive city and the world's seventh most-expensive for expatriates, according to a cost-of-living survey.
Six male Blonde d'Aquitane calves were cloned from a small piece of their father's ear in Central China's Henan province, marking the first time that the nation has ever cloned these many Blonde d'Aquitane calves at one go.
A deserted rail track in Heshan in south China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region has been transformed into a "tunnel of love" resembling the corridor in the Ukrainian town of Klevan. The line, designed for carrying coal, retired on Nov 30, 2010.
China's cyberspace is dotted with the flotsam and jetsam of educational and uplifting quotes, and quite a lot of them are made up.
Recent spells of severe smog engulfing northeastern and northern regions of China contributed to November's alarming rise in pollution levels.