China's mobile payment platforms, including Alibaba's Alipay, Tencent's WeChat Pay and UnionPay's QuickPass, are rapidly expanding their international footprints, pioneering a global payment revolution to determine how money changes hands.
People can afford to be more honest than they think: study2018-10-08
A study from the University of Chicago (UChicago) Booth School of Business determines that people can often afford to be more honest than they think.
Better prices, services boost holiday travel2018-10-08
Nearly 730 million trips were made by Chinese travelers within China over the seven-day National Day holiday, a year-on-year increase of 9.43 percent, thanks to cheaper tickets and higher-quality travel services.
未命名_副本.jpg Countryside, culture popular with tourists2018-09-26
Visiting farms and participating in folk customs were popular activities for tourists during Mid-Autumn Festival holiday from Saturday to Monday, according to a report released by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism on Monday.
Health issues brewing as tippling takes off2018-09-26
Per capita alcohol consumption in China soared by almost 76 percent between 2005 and 2016, causing increasing health consequences, according to a report by the World Health Organization.
Experts deny rumors about GMO food2018-09-26
Experts have refuted recent rumors circulating about genetically-modified food which have caused public concern.
Survey: Food, doctors top concerns2018-09-21
Food safety and difficulties in getting doctors received the most complaints in a recent survey about satisfaction with government.
Chinese parents anxious about children's education: survey2018-09-21
A new survey shows that Chinese parents are anxious about their children's education, rating the level of anxiety at 67 on a 100-point scale.
Bullet train line will reach grottoes2018-09-14
Tourists will be able to reach Dunhuang, Gansu province, directly by high-speed train soon and see its famous Mogao Grottoes among other sites, after a high-speed train reached the city during a test run on Wednesday.
Country establishes national festival celebrating contributions of farmers2018-09-14
China will host more than 100 activities nationwide to celebrate the first Chinese Farmers' Harvest Festival, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said on Thursday.
Children's early exposure to cyberspace raises concerns2018-09-12
Chinese children are surfing the web earlier in life, with almost 75 percent saying they first used the internet before the age of 10, up from 55.9 percent in 2010, a study has found.
Internet changes life for herders2018-09-07
Sitting in the quiet grasslands, Qoluman couldn't stop laughing as he watched a popular video online with his mobile phone.
Chinese device for heart disease passes muster in Europe2018-09-07
A stent for treating coronary artery disease, known as the Firehawk, that was invented by researchers in Shanghai has been found safe and effective in European patients.
Over half of surveyed consider marriage only if meeting life companion2018-09-05
A total of 51.8 percent of 1,962 young respondents said they would consider marriage only if they meet someone who would be a good life companion, according to a survey released by China Youth Daily Tuesday.
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