Building better facilities for the elderly and applying high standards of care will be critical as China deals with an increasingly old population, according to an official of the International Federation on Ageing.
project restoring a UNESCO-listed Buddhist statue in Southwest China finished on Wednesday, meaning it will soon go back on show to the public after seven years of restricted access.
China will explore the use of the Internet, cloud computing and big data to transform care for the aged and further boost the use of e-commerce among seniors, according to Zou Ming, vice-minister of civil affairs.
Fu Mingquan, a resident of Longmen, Sichuan province, was glad to learn that earthquake insurance covering houses would be available on a trial basis in areas prone to quakes.
Shanghai's first low-altitude helicopter sightseeing service proved a hit with tourists but a headache for many residents, and has now been suspended by the authorities.
Premier calls for pressing forward negotiations in meeting with visiting high representative
With increasing mineral exploration in the Indian Ocean, China is eager to cooperate with India on deep seabed mining.
China will lift price controls on most medicines starting from June 1, the country's economic planner said on Tuesday.
A disaster relief group formed by scientists from the Chinese Academy of Sciences has spotted a number of serious secondary disasters in Nepal, which was hit by a devastating earthquake in late April.
Seven decades after the end of World War II, China and Russia have more "responsibility and capability" to jointly uphold the outcome of their victory with the international community, a senior diplomat said on Tuesday.
Road and air traffic came to a standstill in Guangzhou, the capital of Guangdong province, on Monday when the city was hit by its first severe rainstorm of the year.
People should switch off their smartphones for an hour every day to prevent the use of mobile apps from eroding family ties and restricting direct communication between people.