Hong Kong's Fire Eye Laboratory located at Sun Yat Sen Memorial Park Sports Center has been busy, with boxes of COVID-19 testing samples being sent in continually since the universal screening was launched in Hong Kong on Sept. 1.
When the Greek philosopher Aristotle posited "Man is by nature a social animal", he certainly couldn't have foreseen the COVID-19 pandemic that would traumatize the world and keep billions locked indoors over two millennia later.
At 7 am, 68 teachers board four white buses in Longcheng, a town in Gansu province, for a drive through the mountains to 12 village schools.
Chinese students are returning to schools nationwide for the autumn semester, the latest development that manifests China's successful endeavor in containing the COVID-19 outbreak. As everyday social life in the country regains vitality at an accelerated pace, it heralds great hope for a world still marred with uncertainties.
As the COVID-19 pandemic is dragging the global economy into a deep recession, the Belt and Road Initiative, with the participation of overseas Chinese enterprises, have rekindled some hope.
With colorful banners flying in the air and posters hanging on the wall at the China National Convention Center's main pavilion, Beijing is gearing up to launch the 2020 China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS) from September 3 to 7.
Qixi Festival, or the Chinese equivalent of Valentine's Day, is expected to experience a boom in consumption.
"The restaurant's turnover is only two to three percent of what it was before the COVID-19 pandemic. Rent, utilities and staff salaries have to be paid as usual," Chen Shanzhuang, owner of a Chinese restaurant named Golden Imperial Palace in New York City, told Xinhua.
Ting Baatar, a herdsman from the Inner Mongolia autonomous region, had no reservations when it came to suggesting changes to traditional grazing practices that have helped restore and protect the grassland ecosystem.
Women walk to fields near Wuying village, located in mountains that straddle the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region and Guizhou province, on July 26.Hidden deep in the mountains that straddle the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region and Guizhou province, Wuying village is home to 143 families－about 700 people－all members of the Miao ethnic group.
The number of initial jobless claims in the United States rose back above the 1 million mark last week, casting shadow on the recovery of a labor market ravaged by the COVID-19 crisis.
Students are returning to university campuses across the United States amid an increase in new COVID-19 cases, adding challenges to the country's control of the widely spread virus.
The steady rise in the number of coronavirus cases worldwide has had a far-reaching effect on how we live and interact with one another, producing many changes that are likely to be long-lasting or even permanent.
The All-China Youth Federation, a youth organization whose members have typically come from elites in government offices, State-owned firms and colleges, is reaching out to some of China's most popular livestreamers, video bloggers and hip-pop dancers.
On a summer evening, a giant shadow showed up on a village concrete road in southwest China's Yunnan Province. Pu Zongxin knew it was Laoda -- a male wild elephant that often wanders nearby.
Since early June, severe flooding has hit large areas of the Chinese provinces of Hunan, Anhui, Hubei and Jiangxi. According to the Ministry of Water Resources, 443 rivers nationwide have flooded, affecting more than 37 million people.
As a milk tea lover, 19-year-old Tang Chenxiao likes to order a cup online via delivery platforms every day. But delivery costs have become a disincentive.
The first summer vacation after the COVID-19 outbreak subsided in China has seen a groundswell of enthusiasm for the country's sport-themed summer camps.
He could stay at home and live on government aid to tide over the COVID-19 pandemic prevailing in the United States, but Edison Feng chose to work.
The woman, from the Yi ethnic group, trekked several days from her village, 3,000 meters above sea level, down the mountain to town at the age of 16.
For Dou Haobei, who runs a clothes shop in south China's Guangdong Province, the outbreak of COVID-19 has offered him a chance to carry his four-year-old daughter to Tibet on a bicycle, a journey that he had long dreamed of.
Riding 2,500 miles, from southern China's Guangdong Province to southwestern China's Tibet Autonomous Region, a father and daughter pair finished a special birthday experience together.
After walking to the school gates, Joshua Hoyle poses for a photograph, and then returns home.Joshua Hoyle, a Year 10 student from Huddersfield who is being homeschooled during the lockdown, said he decided to try to raise money for less-fortunate youngsters.
In the middle of the bustling factories and glitzy high-rises of Foshan is a unique bamboo forest, which has emerged as an oasis for thousands of birds.
Thirty female contestants, all older than 30, took part in a televised reality show this month, competing for five places in a performance group.
Nikol Kremenakova and her classmate Laura Mecavova, both fourth-grade students in a Czech high school, became the first in their country on Friday by taking a test in Chinese for their graduation exams.
People in quite a few places in China witnessed on Sunday the most anticipated celestial event of the year, an annular solar eclipse, but if they missed it they will have to wait another 10 years to see the next one.
Three greenhouses in northeast China's Liaoning Province had a bumper crop of tomatoes in late May.
Chike, 48, said he hoped the song would soon become popular at home and abroad, encouraging people from around the world to join hands to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
As tourism develops in the city, local culture is exposed to more tourists from across the globe, and inheriting intangible culture means more than preserving tradition but also introducing it to the world.It is home to more than 100 varieties of black pottery with a history of over 1,000 years.