Passing through the gates into the Mediterranean's busiest terminals near the Greek capital of Athens, mountains of perfectly stacked containers immediately filled the sight.
A tall man with a stubbly beard and oily hair, Geng Shuai has the sort of glazed eyes people often associate with a confused artist.
Wen Caiyun makes a coat during the 45th WorldSkills Competition held in the Russian city of Kazan in August.When she was about 13, Wen Caiyun also visited a doll plant in Shantou, Guangdong, which her aunt had moved to for work. "She liked the different designs.
After working as a principal at a top school in a prosperous province, it was not an easy decision to pack up and move to a rural high school in an impoverished area - especially when you have just retired.
China's Singles' Day sales on Alibaba's e-commerce platform TMall hit 10 billion yuan (about 1.43 billion U.S. dollars) at just one minute and 36 seconds after midnight on Monday.
China's sales boom of these small luxury items with branded lipsticks at the center started back in 2017 when lipstick revenue saw a 250-percent increase compared to two years before.
Liu Jinghui sews and mends trousers for a passenger at Changsha Railway Station in Changsha, Hunan province.Due to the large flow of passengers, the railway station is the perfect place to do favors, he said. On occasions, Liu also gives financial aid to travelers.
Swiss luxury watchmaker Ulysee Nardin redesigned one of its most coveted collections, Marine Torpilleur, in celebration of its debut at the expo and the brand's historical connection with China.The idea is to allow young tea aficionados to have a cup of tea anytime they want, like having a 24-hour veteran tea master on call, as the company puts it.
A Chinese driver was badly injured in May, when his car was hit by a heavily loaded truck on the Mongolian side of the China-Mongolia border.
30,000 runners participated in the iconic 2019 Beijing Marathon under a drizzle on Sunday.
The Ferghana Valley on the west of the Pamirs, one of the most densely populated regions of Central Asia, known for the precious Ferghana horse breed and a key hub on the ancient Silk Road, has been attracting scientists and researchers from around the world for decades.
China's three major mobile operators on Thursday launched their long-awaited 5G service plans with users in dozens of cities making a beeline for the ultra-fast cellular network.
By all accounts, 31-year-old Peter Xue had an impeccable CV. He was at one time a research analyst, an investment banker and a business consultant. But none of those titles lasted for more than a year. In two years, he had changed four jobs.
Many tourist attractions in China have closed glass walkways built in a rush to woo adventurous visitors but without sufficient care for safety and management, Jiemian News reported.
Students throw model planes with a volunteer teacher from Air China in Zhaoping county, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, last year.It had only been a month since the 26-year-old ground-staff member of Air China had volunteered as an English teacher in Jiangkou village - a five-hour drive from Guilin.
More than 70 percent of Chinese students who have completed their educations overseas prefer jobs at China’s private companies and foreign-funded enterprises, according to a report by China’s educational and recruitment service providers.
Seventy thousand pigeons are released in Tian'anmen Square on Oct 1 to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China.He generally releases them twice a day and sits on the terrace to watch them for an hour.
According to Bahargul, every family in the cooperative receives an average 20,000 yuan ($2,817) during the summer season, while also grazing their animals.Before the herders return to their yurts at the end of each day, they are required to clean up the horse lanes and take away all the rubbish, he added.
A lunar meteorite on display at Drouot auction house, in Paris, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. It is estimated to fetch 50,000 to 70,000 euros (dollars 55,900 to 78,200) and will be sold at auction Monday, Oct, 21, 2019.
Kelly D. Cunningham, 52, a dairy farmer from the U.S. state of Iowa, was somewhat relieved when news about the progress in the new round of trade talks between Washington and Beijing circulated to the Midwestern state.
For American farmers like Pellett, the harvest marks the end of the challenging growing season that began with too much spring rains which delayed planting this year.
Located in the west of Solomon Islands' capital Honiara not far from the city center, Dynasty Seafood Restaurant is a well-known Chinese restaurant and a top venue for local people to gather.
In recent years, thanks to the spread of knowledge on organ and body donation, more people in China have started to accept the idea of body and organ donation after death.
The prosperity of social media and the convenience of mobile payment have imperceptibly influenced the consumption habits of the elderly.
"This is my third time to watch pandas here. I never get bored watching the cute animals, they are so cute when they are rolling over or eating bamboo in different ways.
In May 2018, Alibaba Cloud and Taohuayuan Foundation created a wildlife AI recognition system for Laohegou Nature Reserve in southwest China's Sichuan Province, thought to be one of the best habitats for giant pandas. The technology has tripled the efficiency of recording giant panda activity trajectories in just one year.
With continued efforts throughout the next year, China will wipe out extreme poverty in 2020, a senior Chinese official has said at a recent seminar held in Beijing.
Thanks to the Spring Bud project, Lan Zhilin became the first female doctor in her hometown, something that would be unthinkable a few years back.
Waves of laughter, giggles and cheers -- sounds many would not expect in nursing homes -- echo in the halls of a sanatorium for the elderly in the city of Yinchuan, northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region.
The stereotype of a recluse in ancient China is often an old man of great wisdom, either spending his days filled with wine and poetry, or living modestly far from civilization. Now fast forward to 21st century China, where solitude is alive and well but in megalopolises teeming with human activity.