Current observation and analysis show that the 5.1-magnitude earthquake that hit Guye district of Tangshan city on Sunday morning is an aftershock of the 7.8-magnitude quake that jolted Tangshan in 1976, and it's unlikely another quake of more than 5-magnitude will occur in the area in the short term.
There is currently no adequate evidence of the transmission of COVID-19 from pregnant women infected with the virus to their fetuses, according to a Chinese medical expert.
Poyang Lake, China's largest freshwater lake located in the eastern province of Jiangxi, has seen its water level rise to a record high at midnight Sunday, according to the provincial department of water resources.
Shrimp imported from three Ecuadorian companies are being pulled off shelves across China following detection of the novel coronavirus on package samples.
China's Ministry of Water Resources (MWR) on Sunday raised the emergency response for flood control to level II, the second-highest in the response system, as heavy downpours continued to lash vast stretches of the country.
China has made strides in boosting forest cover amid its national greening campaign, fulfilling 65.8 percent of its annual afforestation target in the first half of the year, official data shows.
The majority of Chinese citizens are positive about future income growth despite short-term pressure from the COVID-19 epidemic, a newly-released survey report has shown.
The Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (China CDC) has released a report saying the epidemic situation related to the Xinfadi wholesale market in Beijing is under effective control.
The provincial flood control and drought relief headquarters said that 2,242 km of the 2,545 km of riverside and lakeside embankments in the province have seen water levels exceeding the warning marks.
The first flood peak of the year on the Yellow River in North China has caused damages on a 2,100 meter-long embankment section in Dengkou county, Inner Mongolia autonomous region.
Some 180 academic institutions in the United States joined the avalanche of opposition to the Trump administration's controversial visa policy for int'l students, according to an amicus brief document filed to the Massachusetts federal district court and released to the public on Friday.
U.S. President Donald Trump was seen wearing a mask while visiting a military hospital near Washington, D.C., on Saturday, the first time he did so on camera since the coronavirus pandemic broke out in the country.
China's Shanghai Stock Exchange ranked second in global fundraising during the first half, backed by sizeable listings and the continuing popularity of the bourse's sci-tech innovation board, commonly known as the STAR market
The Chinese mainland reported seven new imported COVID-19 cases Saturday, bringing the total number of imported cases to 1,971, the National Health Commission said Sunday.
The total number of COVID-19 cases surpassed the 800,000-mark in India on Saturday, reaching 820,916, as the total deaths stood at 22,123, according to the data released by the federal health ministry.
Russian fighter jets chased away an RC-135 reconnaissance plane belonging to the U.S. Air Force over the Sea of Japan on Saturday, the Russian Defense Ministry has said.
The problem of the young generation in Hong Kong is not the problem of education in Hong Kong, but the problem of "politicization of education," said Carrie Lam, the chief executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), on Saturday.
AI has already demonstrated its potential to transform societies, economies and industries, but this is just the beginning.
It was not rational for anyone to believe that China was complicit in the COVID-19 pandemic, a U.S. security magazine has said.
The U.S. decision to quit the World Health Organization (WHO) violates U.S. law and put its health and security at risk, according to a comment published on The Lancet's website Wednesday.
China's national observatory on Saturday renewed its yellow alert for rainstorms, as incessant downpours continued to wreak havoc across vast stretches of the country.
Chinese health authority said Saturday that it received reports of two new confirmed COVID-19 cases on the Chinese mainland Friday, both imported.
The World Health Organization (WHO) said Friday that the "unknown pneumonia" reported in Kazakhstan could be COVID-19.
Confirmed COVID-19 cases in the U.S. state of New York topped 400,000 on Friday, reaching 400,299 by Friday morning with a death toll of 32,307, according to a tally kept by Johns Hopkins University.
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has already prompted an "unprecedented" fiscal policy response of close to 11 trillion U.S. dollars worldwide, pushing global public debt to reach record high level.
China will allow foreign banks to gain access to fund custody business in its market, as part of efforts to further open up the financial sector, the country's securities and banking regulators said Friday.
Two-thirds of American adults, or 67 percent, said they disapprove of President Donald Trump's handling of the coronavirus, the highest level of dissatisfaction with his response to COVID-19 since the pandemic began, according to a poll released on Friday.
Chinese researchers have developed a new far-red light (FRL)-activated system that can robustly induce gene editing in both mammalian cells and mice, according to a new study published on Friday.
The United States has set an all-time record for new COVID-19 cases for the third week in a row, confirming more than 367,000 new infections this week, while the number of hospitalizations and deaths has also seen a rapid rise.
The World Trade Organization (WTO) on Friday announced its decision to shorten the "campaigning" phase in the process of selecting a successor to departing Director-General Roberto Azevedo.