Farmers in a remote southwestern Chinese village who left their hometown to work their way out of poverty in big cities are coming back home to build an even better life and also stay with their family thanks to the development of modern agriculture.
A migrant worker who returned home to take care of his parents and children manages to live a comfortable life in a remote southwestern village in Guizhou, one of China's most underdeveloped provinces.
Local residents run out of buildings after an earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale hit Menyuan county of Haibei Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in northwest China's Qinghai province at 1:13 a.m. on Thursday. Menyuan is home to approximately 150,000 people. So far, telecom services in the country have remained normal. Reports of casualties were not instantly available.
China's migrant population - people who left their hometown to seek employment or education elsewhere - decreased for the first time in about 30 years in 2015, a change that surprised demographers and economists.
China's 13th National Winter Games, which are being hosted in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region from Wednesday to Jan 30, will significantly help China promote winter sports in its western regions and achieve the goal of 300 million participants before the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games, a top sports official said.
China's fireworks industry must phase out illegal family factories and enhance company branding to ensure the safety of its products, an association leader said after two blasts within a week killed at least 13 people and injured at least 60.