The recovery in economic growth is likely to continue in the second quarter at a modest pace, Chinese economists said on Friday.
China has acquired the first export contract for a self-developed advanced nuclear reactor, and more global cooperation is under way.
A suspect of the deadly Boston Marathon bombings has been nabbed, authorities announced Friday night, wrapping up a day-long manhunt.
Multiple gunshots were reported Friday night in Boston suburb of Watertown minutes after authorities lifted the stay-indoors warning for people in the Boston area.
President Xi Jinping and first lady Peng Liyuan made the list of the world's 100 most influential people published by Time magazine on Friday, adding to China's global prestige.
The level of environmental awareness among Beijing residents has fallen for the third consecutive year, a new survey shows.
Beijing's Palace Museum launched an eight-year campaign this week to remove all potential safety hazards, part of preparations for the imperial palace's 600th anniversary celebrations in 2020.
While the precipitous fall in global prices has touched off a gold rush among consumers, gold producers and traders are keen to offload huge stockpiles to minimize real and potential losses.
As hundreds of heavily armed police continued their massive manhunt for Dzhokar Tsarnaev, the second suspect in Monday's bombing of the Boston Marathon, the Boston area was ordered shut down with all public transportation suspended. Live report
Three years after a massive stimulus package kept China's economy moving during the global recession, policymakers and the market are now awakening to risks facing the world's second-largest economy.