China is playing a more important role in global research on ocean and climate change, worldwide scientists agreed at an ongoing international academic event, which began on Monday.
China can play a globally significant role in graphene development and commercialization through scientific research, coordinating international scientific exchanges, and production.
Qingdao attracts many tourists due to its seaside setting and temperate climate.
According to Qingdao's tourism bureau, some 1.6 million tourists visited Qingdao during the Mid-Autumn Festival.
Qingdao, a leading economic hub on the coastline of East China, is home to a number of globally-recognized brands.
Youth take part in the sailing league competition in Qingdao.
A media group visiting Qingdao, Shandong province, was impressed by the city's booming marine sector.
Qingdao today has direct jurisdiction over 7 districts and 5 county-level cities, with a total area of 10,654 square kilometers.
Laoshan Mountain looks particularly vibrant and spectacular.