Zhang lost his right arm in an accident at just five years old, which was a tragedy for a little kid. But Zhang has never surrendered to his fate as his love and passion for basketball grow stronger.
Childhood should be full of love and laughter. Yet some children have shouldered a much heavier burden. Just as an old Chinese saying goes, children in poor families are forced to grow up faster and become independent quicker than their peers.
Early summer is one of the most enchanting seasons for the Yudu International Bazaar in Hotan City of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, as the bazaar's central square will be full of rose aroma.
Chinese lawmakers Thursday voted to adopt the country's long-expected Civil Code at the third session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC), the top legislature.
The COVID-19 pandemic has largely been brought under control in China, with many scholars believing that traditional culture has played an important role in shaping people's response to it.
Since the outbreak of COVID-19 in 2020, all international students at Henan University of Technology based in Zhengzhou, capital of Henan province, have lived orderly and comfortable lives in China.
With his face covered in blood, Yang Xuezhi stood dazed in a street in Hong Kong's Mong Kok area. Behind him was a masked rioter wielding a hammer stained with the blood of the 27-year-old.
Since mid-March, Gao Wan'e has been busy collecting items demonstrating China's collective efforts in the fight against the novel coronavirus pandemic with her colleagues in Wuhan, Hubei province, previously the nation's hardest-hit city.
Gyms shut down, sporting fixtures suspended, and owners faced with financial losses. China's fitness industry has taken a huge blow from the COVID-19 outbreak, with people now fighting to get back on their feet.
Yu Jianqi was a registered construction engineer before he returned to his hometown four years ago to be a farmer, driven by his obsession with seeds.
Before sharing his stories in a live broadcast interview at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Luo Jie had been fighting COVID-19 on the front line for months in one of the hardest-hit areas in China.
Despite getting a little tanned, Li Jiaoyang, a 42-year-old arts professional from Beijing, still relishes the leisurely strolls and taste of ripe mulberries amid the tangle of alleys in the ancient city of Kashgar in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
Chinese students wear protective suits to safeguard against the novel coronavirus at the Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok, Thailand, in April, 2020, before boarding a flight to China.
Believing the coronavirus curve has flattened, many European nations are relaxing related control measures, while the United States is yet to face its darkest moment amid economic fallout and with top officials placed in self-quarantine over COVID-19 exposure.
When the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 outbreak a public health emergency of international concern on Jan. 30, many might not have expected it to turn into the worst public health crisis in a century.
As the sun rose over the mountains, the village of Yaragiz woke up for a busy day. It was the day that some 90 families were due to undergo their annual health check-up.
The number of COVID-19 deaths in the United States topped 70,000 on Tuesday, representing over a quarter of all the virus deaths reported worldwide, as Americans give negative marks for the federal government's handling of the outbreak.
Italy on Tuesday maintained a declining trend in active COVID-19 infections and intensive care cases, one day after it eased the national lockdown, according to the latest numbers released by the Civil Protection Department.
For 27-year-old Wu Xianbing, his delayed wedding was well worth the wait－especially as his bride Chen Mei had made such a deep personal sacrifice to save the lives of others.
Dr Joseph Wong has made it his purpose to get masks to the people on the front lines of the novel coronavirus pandemic.
April 29 marks the International Guide Dog Day, which honors the importance of guide dogs in the lives of visually impaired people as it helps them navigate the world safely and independently.
The world is suffering from a shortage of vital medical equipment for the fight against the pandemic, including respiratory ventilators," Summaya Faruqi, 17, the team captain told Xinhua recently.
Chinese travellers are embracing a five-day International Labor Day holiday with caution although the coronavirus epidemic wanes.
The COVID-19 pandemic and the global response to it have severely limited public celebration of this year's World Book Day but online activities are still underway to promote the power of reading which the United Nations believes should be leveraged more than ever at a time of lockdown, the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) told Xinhua on Wednesday.
Online medical care, entertainment, education and e-commerce creating several new employment opportunities
Amid the global COVID-19 pandemic, the world will mark Earth Day on Wednesday, reminding people of the many challenges facing humanity such as climate change, desertification and pollution.
After recovering from the novel coronavirus, Xu Ming, a 95-year-old resident of Wuhan, Hubei province, said he now looks forward to living to 100. But when he was sent to the intensive care unit in mid-February, he had lower expectations, hoping just to make it back to the general ward.
Under the severe epidemic situation in Italy, the Chinese community in Prato, the second-largest city in the Tuscany region, has maintained a record of "zero COVID-19 infection."
She said those would likely be the first to see a lifting in social distancing restrictions at the direction of their governors under the guidelines set to be released Thursday.
When Wuhan reopened after coronavirus lockdown on April 8, Siyi, a Wuhan native who is now living in Singapore, posted her memories of the city in her WeChat moments. Photos of the Yangtze River Bridge, East Lake Cherry Blossom Park and Wuchang River Beach, all took her back to the land that she has not set foot on for 20 years.