The international foreign exchange service provider WorldFirst submitted an application to China's central bank to enter the country's booming third-party payment industry. But insiders think the market landscape dominated by Alipay and WeChat cannot be changed easily.
Signal interference likely caused the poor performance of hundreds of drones during a show in Xi’an City, Northwest China's Shaanxi Province, on May 1.
Blind Chinese singer Zhou Yunpeng and his guide dog were not allowed to check into a Sheraton Hotel in Shanghai, local media reported.
A highly venomous snake found in a dormitory area at the Sun Yat-sen University has been turned into a specimen.
China plans to build 10 major fishing port clusters before 2025 along the country's coast, according to an action plan jointly released by the National Development and Reform Commission and Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs.
The People's Bank of China has issued a new rule to regulate overseas securities investment by Renminbi Qualified Domestic Institutional Investors (RQDII).
Several pandas at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding have been checked by consultants and are awaiting a final diagnosis for why the black hairs around their eyes have begun to turn white and shed.
China will launch three measures on May 1 to lower the retail price of imported drugs, said Zeng Yixin, deputy director of the National Health Commission.
Westlake University, China's first private research university, is inviting global designers to help create a unique logo with a reward as high as 10,000 yuan ($1,600).
Twelve local governments have entrusted a total of 475 billion yuan ($75 billion) in pension funds to the National Council for Social Security Fund (NCSSF) for more diverse investments, of which 306.65 billion yuan had already been put into use.
Traffic police in Southwestern China's Sichuan Province have introduced a new measure to help deter traffic violating drivers and cyclists.
China will adopt a one-visit-only policy to streamline travel document applications nationally starting May 1, said Qu Yunhai, deputy director of the State Immigration Administration under the Ministry of Public Security.
Shanghai beat Beijing to score the highest in terms of "future-proofing" credentials, according to a report by Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated (JLL), an American professional services and investment management company.
China will scrap a limit on foreign ownership of automotive ventures by 2022 amid similar deregulatory moves in shipbuilding and aircraft industries, said Chen Yin, chief engineer of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, on Wednesday.
China will set up a financial court in Shanghai to handle finance-related lawsuits referred by the Supreme People's Court, according to a draft decision submitted to the Standing Committee of the 13th National People's Congress.
China's space station "Tiangong,” scheduled to be ready in 2022, will seek to commercialize on-orbit operations to attract investment, said Zhou Jianping, chief designer of China's manned space program.
China's Internet copyright industry reached 636.5 billion yuan ($100.9 billion) in 2017, up 27.2 percent from the previous year, among which the paid market accounted for 318.4 billion yuan, according to a report released by National Copyright Administration.
Private vocational schools and training institutions are banned from using words such as “China", “National", “Nation", “Central", “International”, and "World" in their names, said a regulation jointly issued by the State Administration for Market Regulation and the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security.
The Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security issued China's first electronic social security card on Sunday to a woman surnamed Liu from Qingdao, Shandong Province, during the 1st Digital China Summit in Fuzhou, indicating that social security cards have connected online and offline functions.
Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson formally apologized on Sunday for historic discrimination against residents of Chinese descent as part of a larger Chinatown Culture Day event.
China's top tier cities - Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou - have lost their luster among young job seekers in the first quarter as second-tier cities like Chengdu and Shenzhen rise in popularity, according to an employment report.
Local police have installed lines of yellow poles on two sides of a zebra crossing, which can spray water on pedestrians who ignore red lights. The system also gives the warning of "please obey traffic rules."
China's civil aviation authorities have allowed ticket prices on 1,030 domestic air routes to be set based on the market.
China will actively participate in negotiations over the country's accession to the World Trade Organization's Agreement on Government Procurement (GPA), said an official from the Finance Ministry's National Treasury Department.
China's three major telecom operators have won government approval to pilot fifth-generation (5G) networks in multiple cities across the country, Beijing Youth Daily reported.
Sanya City in Hainan Province has rolled out new incentives to encourage people to report illegal practices in the tourism industry ahead of the May Day holiday, Shanghai-based The Paper reported.
The 2018 Sino-Foreign Audiovisual Translation & Dubbing Cooperation Workshop-Beijing was launched on April 17 during the 8th Beijing International Film Festival.
China is fully confident and well-prepared to ensure stable economic growth after a comprehensive analysis of the fallout from trade friction with the United States, said a spokesperson at the National Development and Reform Commission, the country's top economic planning body on Wednesday.
Subscribers to China's 2G networks may see their service gradually affected as telecom operators turn to more advanced technology.
A high-profile swindling case committed by a bank staff member has put a clause by many banks regarding password use in question, with one professor saying it is invalid, reported Beijing News.