In June 1973, a group of 10 swimmers and divers from the United States embarked on what was then described as a "rare and unique" trip to China.
Hundreds of Taiwan people gathered outside the Philippine representative office in Taipei on Monday to protest at the killing of a Taiwan fisherman by Philippine coast guards last week.
China has promised to make further contributions to international humanitarian efforts, President Xi Jinping said on Monday.
The increasing number of left-behind children in China's rural areas has exceeded 60 million, according to a report published by the All-China Women's Federation on Thursday.
China's fiscal revenue grew 6.1 percent year on year to 1.14 trillion yuan ($183.66 billion) in April, according to official data released on Monday.
China's top political advisor Yu Zhengsheng on Monday met with Mikhail Babich, a Russian presidential representative, pledging to boost region-to-region cooperation between the two countries.
A fresh round of heavy rain hitting South China since May 6 has resulted in 19 deaths and left one missing.
Premier Li Keqiang will pay official visits to India, Pakistan, Switzerland and Germany from May 19 to 27.
Film director Quentin Tarantino's violent anti-slavery saga Django Unchained returned to China's screens on Sunday after being dramatically pulled from the country's theaters about a month ago.
A set of measures will be further strengthened to better manage foreign experts in China, according to the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs.
Nineteen people including two young children were shot on Sunday when gunfire erupted at a Mother's Day parade in New Orleans, police said.
Liu Tienan, an official at China's top economic planner, is under investigation for suspected "grave discipline violations", as new leaders vow to tackle corruption.