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China's foreign trade expected to continue upward trend: Report

China's imports and exports are likely to continue their upward trend this year but pressure will remain due to external uncertainties, a report said Thursday.

Shandong province becomes world's third largest gold-mining site

Shandong province becomes world's third largest gold-mining site

Online shopping sees steady growth in rural China

Online shopping continued to report healthy growth in rural China thanks to governmental promotion of rural e-commerce, the Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said Thursday.

24 Solar Terms: 5 things you may not know about the Start of Summer

The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. Start of Summer (Chinese: 立夏), the 7th term of the year, begins on May 5 and ends on May 20 this year.

Culture Insider: How ancient Chinese welcomed youth into adulthood

National Youth Day, a holiday established by the government in December 1949, is celebrated on May 4 every year. The definition of youth, however, varies from nation to nation. In China, for instance, adulthood for both men and women starts at the age of 18.

Xi's advice for youth

President Xi Jinping visited China University of Political Science and Law in Beijing ahead of the Youth Day, which is marked on Thursday. He urged the country's youth to study hard and absorb knowledge like sponge. Xi has attached great importance to the development of Chinese youth. Now, let's have a look at what he has said to them since taking office.

Extreme Sailing Series Act 2 concludes in Qingdao

The curtain fell on the 2017 Extreme Sailing Series Act Two Qingdao "Mazarin" Cup on May 1 in China's Olympic Sailing City of Qingdao, with Team Alinghi from Switzerland crowned winner for the second year running in the second act of the Series.