With the success of Taobao, a substantial number of new, multifarious or even bizarre jobs have also been created in the virtual world in the past decade.
China's crude oil and natural gas output rose slightly year on year in the first quarter of the year, new data from the country's top economic planner shows.
More efficient measures should be taken to ensure that foreigners with criminal records are banned from working in China, senior officials said on Monday.
An explosion in central Prague on Monday, probably caused by gas, injured as many as 40 people, officials said, and neighbouring buildings - including the National Theatre - had to be evacuated.
A male H7N9 bird flu patient in Zhengzhou City in central China's Henan province was discharged from hospital on Sunday afternoon following treatment.
Premier Li Keqiang on Sunday urged the nation to remain on high alert over the new strain of bird flu, to reduce the death rate.More H7N9 cases reported
Groups give new impetus and direction for people-to-people exchanges in Africa with their community outreach programs, report Meng Jing and Sun Yuanqing.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's recent remarks defending his cabinet and parliamentarians' visits to the notorious Yasukuni Shrine have aroused strong criticism from the international community.
China is seeking to deepen its ties with Argentina "with a more comprehensive and strategic vision", Premier Li told a visiting Argentine official.
China Hi-Tech Fair aims to boost industrial innovation and serve as a driving force to improve the quality and efficiency of economic growth.