The progress on narrowing the gender gap advanced at a marginal pace in 2018, according to the latest Global Gender Gap Report 2018 released by the World Economic Forum (WEF).
"We provide peonies for most major events in China, such as the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, the G20 Hangzhou Summit in 2016 and the China International Import Expo in November," said Fu.
Although the CSL has begun to attract more and more attention worldwide, there is still a big gap between the Chinese men's national team and the top teams, even in Asia.
History told by textbooks is often cold and distant but history told by people has the power to touch hearts. When it comes to recounting memories of December 1937 in Nanjing, people's account of events becomes even more important.
Some 2,300 years later, Qu Yuan (340-278 B.C.) is still revered as China's first great patriotic poet who began a tradition of romanticism in Chinese literature. However, many are not familiar or even unaware of his identity as a far-sighted statesman.
Over a decade ago, chances were nearly zero for students from poverty-stricken areas in southeast China to attend the country's top two universities. Livestreaming is changing the whole picture.
Feng Huaishen is fighting to keep the craft of making traditional Beijing snacks alive.
Bao Ronglin, 55, has witnessed China's dramatic transformation through its 40 years of reform and opening-up both within and outside the country.
Making a stew in an office water dispenser, or cooking a full barbecue using a car engine, Mrs Yeah is one of the country's hottest internet sensations, with over 6 million fans in China and 4.5 million followers on overseas social media.
In recent years, the Chinese government has introduced policies to vigorously support the development of the health service and sports fitness industries, and to promote expansion of the fitness industry.Xia said curriculum innovation reflects changes in the fitness concept in China, as more people now understand that this is essentially a way of life.
Thanks to Dongxing's location at the mouth of the Beilun River, where saltwater and freshwater merge, the water is rich in nutrients, attracting a variety of fish and shrimp. The shrimp are sold not only in Guangxi but in Yunnan and Guizhou provinces and other parts of China, while most of the fish are shipped by sea to Europe and the United States.
A remote settlement has long been a crucible of multiethnic friendships.
Rapid urbanization and foreign travel fuel demand of coffee in the tea-loving country.
December 13 marks China's fifth National Memorial Day for Nanjing Massacre Victims, a day to mourn more than 300,000 Chinese who lost their lives at the hands of Japanese invaders 81 years ago.
When Jiang Wanhe, Party chief of Shisanhao village, tried to persuade his poverty-stricken neighbors in 2012 to turn their houses into restaurants and hotels, no one was enthusiastic.
As a 55-year-old father who cannot secure the next meal for his eight starving children, Ahmed al-Sharafi doesn't complain.
Xu Xiuzhen, 74, nicknamed "Mama Moon" by foreign tourists, who hails from Yangshuo County in southern China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, can exchange greetings in over 10 languages.
Alongside knives, forks and spoons, Chinese chopsticks have taken a regular position on tables at Bangladeshi restaurants, especially in Dhaka's upscale markets of Banani, Gulshan and Uttara.
"Everyday when I go out, I bring an iPad and an Apple Pencil with me," said Chang Ping-huang, a renowned calligrapher from Taiwan, when introducing his new toolkit for practicing Chinese calligraphy.
Jinweide Beef Noodles' overseas success is not just because its main product boasts great taste; its training centers abroad have also played a key part.
China's puzzle lovers will have a chance to rediscover the Forbidden City, as the Palace Museum will present its first-ever interactive puzzle book in January 2019.
The UN Charter stated that promoting human rights is part of its core mission and the UDHR was conceived to further define these rights, which it eventually did in its 30 Articles.
As a 55-year-old father who cannot secure next meal for his eight starving children, Ahmed al-Sharafi doesn't complain.
This newsstand in Chaoyang district, Beijing, is one of the few remaining in the city. Many have closed because of falling demand for newspapers and magazines.
The news that a soldier was injured by a landmine during a mine-clearing operation spread fast in a small village near China's border with Vietnam.
Tucked away in a valley in the southeast of China is a tiny city with a huge history. Today it is called Jingdezhen, the name bestowed upon it by Song dynasty Emperor Zhenzong in 1004. Its current name tells us very little except that there was something about this small rural settlement that made it very important to the royal court.
Zhang Guihua feels warmer at home this winter even with outdoor temperatures falling to minus 20 to 30 degrees Celsius.
With more highrises and plants popping up on the city's landscape due to the speed of economic development, China has stepped up its efforts to refine land use for higher efficiency and more output.
The two-story Western-style buildings along a country road give Rulin village in South China's Guangdong province an exotic taste.
For thousands of years, Chinese farmers have relied on their experience to grow crops, but Zhang Yufeng in central China's Henan Province has recently turned to big data.