Hundreds relocated as 5.0-magnitude quake jolts Xinjiang

2016-02-12 21:03:39

A total of 158 people had been moved to safety as of Friday evening, after a 5.0-magnitude earthquake struck a county in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region Thursday night, local authorities said.

China's border region on Zika alert

2016-02-12 19:56:43

Yunnan is on high alert for Zika, providing 24-hour laboratory tests for the virus. China confirmed its first imported case of Zika virus on Tuesday.

Monks in Beijing pray for the victims of Taiwan earthquake

2016-02-12 15:54:28

Monks at Beijing's Guangji Temple on Friday, the 5th day of Chinese Lunar New Year, pray for the dead and survivors of a powerful earthquake that struck southern Taiwan, on Feb 6.

China’s first Zika patient recuperating

2016-02-12 03:04:18

The male patient who is China’s first case of the Zika virus has recovered, according to Jiangxi province’s Health and Family Planning Commission.

As Chinese celebrate, rest of world benefits

2016-02-12 03:00:02

Spring Festival traditionally is the most important time of the year for family reunions, but as China has become prosperous, an increasing number of wealthy Chinese are traveling abroad, bringing big business to global retailers.

Mosquito control in hometown of China's 1st Zika virus patient

2016-02-11 22:20:05

Mosquito control efforts have been intensified in Ganxian county of east China's Jiangxi province, where the country's first patient of imported Zika virus is recovering.

5.1-magnitude quake hits Xinjiang: CENC

2016-02-11 21:41:44

A 5.1-magnitude earthquake jolted northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region at 9:10 pm Thursday (Beijing Time), according to the initial measurement made by China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).

Xinjiang to ban tourists to glaciers

2016-02-11 21:03:06

Tourists have been forbidden from entering glaciers in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, authorities said on Thursday.

China on blue alert for strong cold front

2016-02-11 20:23:02

China's national weather observatory on Thursday issued a blue alert for a cold front that will bring low temperatures and strong wind to northern, central and eastern regions.

Over 40 pct Chinese websites have security loopholes

2016-02-11 16:14:49

More than 40 percent of Chinese websites are exposed to vulnerabilities that may lead to attacks and personal information leakage.

Baby boom expected in Year of Monkey

2016-02-11 14:43:16

Chinese traditionally believed babies born in the Year of Monkey to be smart and confident, due to their love of the animal.

Spectacular Harbin snow sculptures draw holidaygoers

2016-02-11 14:13:03

Tourists visit ice sculptures illuminated by lanterns at the Ice and Snow Amusement World in Harbin, Northeast China's Heilongjiang province, Jan 10, 2016, the third day of China's Year of the Monkey.