A former captain of China's national basketball team has tried to sell his medals to raise funds for an ailing friend but has failed to find a buyer for the memorabilia.
Shanghai has overtaken Hong Kong and Singapore to become the world's fifth most important financial center, and Beijing is considered the second most influential political city, in a survey that gauges the importance of global cities.
China could overtake the US as the world's largest oil importer earlier than expected, while US net oil imports continue to drop due to its booming domestic supply.
China's top economic planner said Wednesday the country is studying a new fuel pricing scheme to make it reflect the global markets' oil price fluctuations more swiftly.
Chief economic planner said the China's 7.8% economic growth in 2012 should be evaluated "positively" and he is confident about the growth.
The executive vice president of Venezuela, Nicols Maduro, on Tuesday reported on national radio and television, President Hugo Chavez died from cancer.Chavez's cancer was 'attack' by enemies
The war against wildlife trafficking cannot rely on any single country; it needs strong international cooperation.
Premier Wen Jiabao called for efforts in his Government Work Report on Tuesday to advance urbanization "actively yet prudently" by speeding up reform of the household registration system.
A senior official of the Tibet autonomous region said the "Tibetan government-in-exile" in Dharamsala, India, is two-faced because it claims to discourage self-immolation but actually fans extremism in China.
China's logistics industry experienced a downward trend in February largely due to holiday factors, according to a new index that debuted Tuesday.
China is shifting its focus from expanding trade volume to enhancing trade quality and efficiency as well as developing new competitive advantages in exports, Premier Wen Jiabao said on Tuesday.