• China launches new satellite for Earth observation

    China launched a new Earth-observation satellite from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China on Thursday.

  • Beijing will adopt tighter measures

    Beijing will impose stricter coronavirus prevention and control measures on imported non-cold-chain items to avoid infection risks, a senior official said on Tuesday.

  • Qingming: Mourn ancestors and embrace nature

    Qingming Festival is the only solar term on Chinese lunar calendar that is also an important traditional festival. During Qingming, Chinese people present offerings to their loved ones in the other world and sweep clean the tombs.

  • Local govts encourage online tomb-sweeping memorials

    During Qingming Festival, also known as Tomb Sweeping Day, which falls on April 5, people usually visit ancestors' tombs as well as go for an outing in spring.

  • Rural homestays gain in popularity

    Short-distance travel, rural homestays, and clean and high-quality accommodations are gaining in popularity among Chinese tourists, although the country's short-term rental and homestay service industry has been hit hard by COVID-19.

  • CPC calls for national work safety probe

    A key meeting of the Communist Party of China on Thursday highlighted the need to draw lessons from the crash of the China Eastern Airlines jet on March 21 and called for a nationwide inspection of work safety to maximize efforts...

  • Search continues at China plane crash site after second black box found

    Search work at the site of the recent plane crash in south China is continuing after the second black box was found on Sunday, an official said at a press briefing on Monday afternoon.

  • Pre-Qingming tea harvesting in full swing across China

    Traditionally, Chinese value tea made from the very first tea sprouts in spring that should be picked up before Qingming Festival, which falls on April 5 this year.