Noting that the people's security is the cornerstone of national security, Xi called for readiness for worst-case scenarios, stronger awareness of potential dangers and constant efforts to forestall major risks in health care.
The spokesperson of the Chinese Embassy in the UK on Thursday criticized UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab's recent remarks over China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), warning London against using the Sino-British Joint Declaration as an "excuse" to interfere in Hong Kong affairs.
The Legislative Council (LegCo) of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) passed on Thursday the National Anthem Bill.
Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) lodges solemn representations with the U.S. Transportation Department after the U.S. side decided to suspend Chinese passenger carriers.
China lodged stern representations with the UK on Wednesday over its Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab's remarks on Hong Kong, saying Britain has no jurisdiction or supervision over the Chinese city.
Former U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis broke silence on Wednesday amid the ongoing turbulent unrest across the United States, saying that President Donald Trump "tries to divide" the American people.
A senior official of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has threatened to scrap the military agreement with South Korea unless Seoul stops sending anti-Pyongyang leaflets across the demilitarized zone.
Germany has agreed on an economic stimulus package worth 130 billion euros (146 billion U.S. dollars) to mitigate the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, Chancellor Angela Merkel said late Wednesday.
China's foreign trade is expected to show a stable recovery in the second half of the year on the back of a notable improvement in the industrial, supply and service chains as well as from major trade events.
Market traders and street vendors are making a comeback across China, and this time they find themselves equipped with a new set of digital skills essential to navigating the vast consumer market.
France will maintain its planned tax on digital services at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) level despite Washington's threat of punitive tariffs.
The U.S. Federal Reserve is likely to provide more guidance at its policy meeting next week to signal intentions to keep interest rates near zero for a few years so as to help the economy get through the COVID-19 pandemic, according to several economists.
The country's investment in new infrastructure is expected to reach 17.5 trillion yuan (about 2.46 trillion U.S. dollars) for the 2020-2025 period, marking an annualized growth rate of around 21.6 percent.
The Legislative Council (LegCo) of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) passed the National Anthem Bill at the third reading debate on Thursday.
A man in Shanghai who killed his wife and hid her body in a freezer for three months was executed on Thursday, according to the Shanghai No. 2 Intermediate People's Court.
The second batch of Hong Kong residents stranded in India due to the COVID-19 pandemic was brought home Thursday by a special flight arranged by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government.
San Francisco Mayor London Breed announced on Wednesday that the city will lift the curfew at 5 a.m. local time (1200 GMT) on Thursday.
The Brazilian government has authorized testing in the country for a COVID-19 vaccine developed by the University of Oxford, officials said on Wednesday.
George Floyd's death was due cardiopulmonary arrest - or the stopping of his heart - the final autopsy results released.
A fan has won the chance to have dinner, or work out, with NFL superstar Tom Brady as well as a pack of Tampa Bay Buccaneers opening-game tickets and memorabilia after a making winning bid of $800,000 at a fundraising auction.
A new China body image trend is sweeping Chinese social media after a Chinese actress launched a new collarbone challenge, which is standing a lipstick container on her collarbone, on her Sina Weibo account.
Lots of Chinese netizens have uploaded numerous photos of delicious dishes and recipes on China's Twitter-like Sina Weibo that they have come up with while staying at home amid the ongoing outbreak of the novel coronavirus.
Hats that come with wigs attached of various lengths and colors have become a new favorite on Chinese e-commerce platforms, helping not only men who are follically challenged but women who want to dramatically transform their look.
The viral video was uploaded on Twitter with the caption, "This Arab guy calls the hotel reception to complain about a mouse in his room. Listen to how he describes the situation."
A video of two chimpanzees in a Chinese wildlife park that suggests they have a "superpower" - the ability to read a newspaper - has gone viral on social media.
The Trump administration floated the idea of taking control of Washington's police department amid nationwide protests over police brutality, according to media reports on Tuesday.
The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) has been jointly fighting COVID-19 with defense departments and militaries of multiple countries as the coronavirus continues to spread globally, a spokesperson of China's Ministry of National Defense said Friday.
Washington has entangled countries close to Russia and China, including those in Central Asia, with networks of military bio laboratories, the Russian "Military Political Analytics" online magazine has said.
The Chinese military warned and expelled a US navy vessel on Thursday that illegally entered the territorial waters of China's Xisha Islands in the South China Sea, Senior Colonel Li Huamin, the spokesman for the People's Liberation Army's Southern Theater Command, said.
The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) on Thursday donated surgical face masks, goggles, protective clothing and other medical supplies to the Lebanese army to help combat COVID-19.
Chinese President Xi Jinping Tuesday stressed achieving the targets and missions of strengthening the national defense and armed forces for 2020, while maintaining effective epidemic control on a regular basis.
A new species of frailejon, a key plant for maintaining river and stream flows, was discovered in a mountain in northwestern Colombia, the second most biodiverse country in the world.
U.S. private space company SpaceX launched its eighth batch of 60 Starlink satellites into space on Wednesday.
The fact is, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) and some fact-checking organizations, there is no evidence that 5G has anything to do with the spread of COVID-19.
Markings from the tube-shaped parasites are clearly visible on the fossilized shells. (Photo provided by Nature)
The 500-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope, or FAST, China's mega science project and the world's largest single-dish radio observatory, has embarked on a search for extraterrestrial intelligence, according to Science and Technology Daily.
The 54th and penultimate satellite of the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) has started operation in the network after completing in-orbit tests and network access evaluations.
More than a year after a devastating fire ravaged the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, its forecourt has reopened after it was cleared of dangerous lead pollution.
A livestreaming week will be held from May 30 to June 5 in Shanghai.
Calligraphy pieces and poems reveal the personality and vision of Zhao Puchu as a patriot, a social activist and a scholar, Zhang Kun reports in Shanghai.
Unlike his retired friends, who can spend all day playing mahjong, Peng Yimin prefers spending his time re-creating buildings－in miniature form.
A 2,000-year-old bronze pot freshly unearthed in Central China's Henan province contained more than 3,000 milliliters of an unknown liquid.
More efforts should be made to enable traditional Chinese medicine to play a bigger role in the prevention and control of infectious diseases, top legislators and political advisers have suggested.
Tokyo Governor Koike Yuriko said here on Thursday that discussions are underway to streamline the Olympics and Paralympics.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) respects athletes' rights to express their feelings and opinions over the death of George Floyd, an IOC spokesperson told Xinhua.
Beijing Ducks guard Jeremy Lin said that he hopes China's top basketball league can resume as quickly as possible.
Jadon Sancho, one of the most sought-after talents in world football, on Sunday took off his jersey to reveal an undershirt bearing the words "Justice for George Floyd."
Charlotte Hornets owner and Chicago Bulls legend Michael Jordan expressed his grief and outrage over the death of George Floyd on Sunday.
The medical security center of the Beijing Winter Olympic Games in the Yanqing competition zone has accelerated its construction, and is estimated to be operational before the end of this year, the local government confirmed on Monday.
Giant pandas "Meng Meng", "Jiao Qing" from China and their twin cubs "Meng Xiang", "Meng Yuan" have attracted numerous visitors though restrictions are still imposed in the zoo.
Giant pandas in Belgium and the United Kingdom have sufficient fresh bamboo during the COVID-19 pandemic, thanks to local bamboo plantations in Europe, zookeepers said.
Giant pandas "A'ling" and "Qingcheng" were relocated to a zoo in Anshan on Thursday.
The Japanese city of Kobe will return a giant female panda rented from China for breeding purposes as the lease agreement is set to expire in July, the city said Tuesday.
Two giant pandas under a 10-year lease in Canada will return to China two years ahead of schedule as COVID-19 affects bamboo supplies to the zoo where the bears are staying.
Calgary Zoo in Canada announced on Tuesday that a pair of loaned Chinese pandas would be returned ahead of schedule because of the COVID-19 pandemic.