As the political battle over building a wall along the border between the United States and Mexico continues to rage, a "hugging ceremony" was held at a bridge connecting the two countries.
Recording, editing and uploading short videos to the short video sharing application TikTok, also known as Douyin in China, has become a daily routine of Polish girl Alicja Pogwizd.
E Dongchen, a pioneer of China's polar exploration hailed as the "father of polar surveying and mapping", died Thursday at 80, reported Wuhan-based Chutian Metropolis Daily.
A strong sense of belonging is rising up alongside new apartment blocks.
The 29-year-old Ran Guowei is one in China of a growing number of male practitioners of yoga, a sport largely thought to be exclusively for women in the country.
Retired electrical engineer Kong Xiangming has collected more than 6,000 postcards over the past 48 years that vividly illustrate China's history and radical transformation.
On a sunny day in Guinea-Bissau, Gao Chao gorged on fresh oysters alone while his family celebrated Spring Festival thousands of kilometers away in Chongqing, southwestern China.
When she heard China's civil affairs authorities had been ordered to help children whose parents are serving prison sentences, Zhang Shuqin, who has helped to provide aid to such children for more than two decades, smiled despite her mixed feelings.
Disco dancing, playing the violin, wearing the qipao, and learning to walk like a model, Sang Ying, who lives in Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang province, is 81-years-old. But she has such a steady flow of energy and joy that it she seems much younger than her years would imply.
It's time again for the Lantern Festival, considered by many as the conclusion and final carnival of Spring Festival celebrations.
The Spring Festival revelry has ebbed and millions have headed back to work, but it hasn't dampened the surging momentum of "The Wandering Earth", which emerged as the winner of the fierce box-office competition during the biggest Chinese holiday.
Arriving on the 15th day of Zheng Yue, or the first month of the Chinese lunar year, the Lantern Festival falls on February 19 this year.
Jewelry designer Wallace Chan brings storytelling, heritage and a surprisingly diminutive teacher to his Christie's exhibition.
Chinese New Year has gone global in the last couple of years with a marked uptick in engagement worldwide. Heavily impacted by the growing global awareness of Chinese New Year is the retail sector -- especially high-end merchandise and luxury brands.
When Bruno arrived in northwest China's Xinjiang with his modern, sleek snowsports equipment, he didn't expect to become amazed by local villagers' ancient fur skis.
With four record seizures in a span of two months, it's the bloodiest World Pangolin Day in the history of the ant-eating mammal.
Huangshan Mountain, a tourist attraction with peculiar mountain peaks and distinctive pine trees in Anhui province, also offers delicately baked crispy pancake.
Tens of thousands of students and teachers stood in silent tribute on Thursday at more than 1,000 schools across the U.S.According to data from a New York Times report issued Thursday, nearly 1,200 more children have lost their lives since the Parkland shooting.
"I was surprised and very happy to join the City of Azusa's Chinese New Year Celebration," Zhang Yue, who has lived in the small city of Southern California for 10 years, told Xinhua when attending the first Chinese Lunar New Year celebration on Tuesday night.
About 400 km north of the Arctic Circle, fireworks lit up the evening sky of Kirkenes, Norway's Barents port, or "World's Northernmost Chinatown" in the five days from Wednesday.
Valentine's Day is approaching and people in many parts of the world are getting ready to lighten their wallets for their loved ones.
There were only 78,000 Chinese Americans living on the United States mainland at the start of World War II.In March 1945, the Eighth Division successfully crossed the Rhine, encircled approximately 430,000 German soldiers, trapping them in an area that came to be known as the Ruhr Pocket.
The Spring Festival is the most important festival for Chinese people around the world. As Chinese culture is gradually accepted by the rest of the world, the influence of the Spring Festival is also expanding. The U.S. state of California, for example, has made the Spring Festival an official local holiday.
From NBA teams to luxury brands, American industries are sparing no efforts in cashing in on the holiday season of the Lunar New Year to reach out to China's exploding middle class market.
"Science fiction" has become a keyword in China's film market during the week-long Spring Festival holiday, with two sci-fi films hitting big screens and receiving favorable reviews from the critics and audience.
With the consumption during the Chinese Lunar New Year holiday surging steadily, the Chinese economy has shown its unabated vitality while ushering in the Year of the Pig.
Lau Wai-kin, one of many young people in Hong Kong with savvy technological skills, decided to pursue a career as an e-sports superstar a few years back. But it wasn't a quest for fame that drove him.
London hosted on Sunday one of the largest Chinese New Year celebrations outside Asia, drawing tens of thousands of visitors to the heart of the British capital to share the joy.
Trips from small cities to larger ones before Chinese New Year often enjoy wide-ranging discounts. Some still reluctant to bring parents over, preferring tradition of going back home
Probably nobody in Seattle has talked with more business and government leaders around the world than Bill Stafford has, according to a local business journal.