Descendants of 'comfort women' victims file lawsuit against Japanese government in China for first time

The children of 18 Chinese victims of the "comfort women" system during the Chinese People's War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression (1931-45) have recently filed a lawsuit against the Japanese government. This marks the first time in 32 years that civilians have sued the Japanese government in a Chinese court for wartime atrocities. Last week, […]

China's economy off to good start in Q1, up by 5.3%, defying 'Peak China' rhetoric

China's GDP growth rate beat market expectations to reach 5.3 percent year-on-year in the first quarter, kicking off a good start to the year and laying a strong foundation for achieving the annual development targets. The strong momentum of the world's second-largest economy has debunked the "Peak China" theory and other fallacies, Chinese analysts said. […]

China calls on relevant parties to exercise calm and restraint as Iran launched military strike against Israel

China on Sunday expressed deep concerns over the current escalation and called on relevant parties to exercise calm and restraint to prevent further escalations after Iran launched military strike against Israeli territory. Chinese experts believe Iran's retaliatory attack in response to Israel's bombing of the Iranian embassy in Syria is "restrained." However, in order for […]

Nationwide celebrations of ethnic festival revive traditional folk customs with unity, cultural heritage

Over the past few days, many ethnic communities across China have been engaging in vibrant celebrations of the March 3 Festival, also known as the Shangsi Festival. Celebrated across China, the festival is one of the traditional Chinese festivals with roots in ancient sacrificial rituals. Held on the third day of the third month of […]

China slams Campbell's linking AUKUS with Taiwan question, calling trilateral pact a case of 'typical Cold War mentality'

China's Foreign Ministry slammed recent remarks made by senior US diplomat Kurt Campbell on linking the AUKUS military pact to the Taiwan question, expressing strong dissatisfaction and resolute opposition toward the remarks. And concerning the possible AUKUS expansion to include Japan, the ministry said China does not support provoking bloc confrontations and opposes increasing the […]

China, US discuss key economic issues as Yellen visit continues

Visiting US Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen has reportedly arrived in Beijing on Saturday to continue meetings with senior Chinese officials, after having "candid, pragmatic and constructive" communication in the southern city of Guangzhou with Vice Premier He Lifeng, who is also China's lead person for China-US economic and trade affairs. Yellen is on […]

PLA Southern Theater Command conducts live-fire drills along China-Myanmar border

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Southern Theater Command has deployed the army and air force to conduct live-fire drills on the Chinese side of the China-Myanmar border starting from Tuesday, Tian Junli, a spokesperson at the PLA Southern Theater Command, said in a statement on Tuesday, stressing that the command has been prepared at […]

New US marine regiment impractical in reality to 'strike China': experts

Military experts said on Sunday that the newly formed 3rd Marine Littoral Regiment of the US military, which claims to target China, will be impractical because the US Marine Corps is equipped with light weapons that are not conducive to coastal operations and it therefore lacks the tactical capabilities to confront countries like China that […]

Physical appearance of emperor from 1,500 years ago reconstructed for first time; likely died from poisoning

For the first time, the appearance of an ancient emperor has been reconstructed through technological archaeology. On Thursday, Fudan University's Institute for Archaeological Science and Shaanxi Provincial Institute of Archaeology revealed the reconstructed likeness of Emperor Wu of the Northern Zhou Dynasty (557-581). According to trace element analysis, it is speculated that the premature death […]

Procuratorial organ rejects lawsuit against Chinese Nobel Prize winner Mo Yan: plaintiff

A lawsuit against Chinese Nobel Prize winner Mo Yan for smearing heroes and martyrs was rejected by procuratorial organ, who said it does not fall within the jurisdiction of their scope of acceptance, according to the nationalist blogger who sued Mo. The blogger vowed to pursue the lawsuit afterwards. The blogger, who used the name […]