San Francisco Mayor London Breed encouraged local residents to turn in their guns and stem gun violence at a press conference Tuesday, which was held to announce an upcoming semi-annual gun buyback event slated for later this week.
Farmers tend strawberries in a greenhouse in Dranang county, Tibet autonomous region, in July. Berry growing and other green industries are part of the county's poverty alleviation efforts.
Northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region will send a team to West African country of Benin to provide medical services for locals, the regional health commission said Wednesday.
Myanmar police seized 666 kg of methamphetamine (ICE) in Myanmar's Yangon region, said a release from the Home Affairs Ministry on Wednesday.
Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has cured more than 56,900 tuberculosis patients since 2016, according to the region's health commission.
China's Ministry of Civil Affairs is recruiting experts in the field of elderly care services to promote the healthy development of the sector and better cope with an aging population.
The source location of precious Mount Tai stone will ban sales of raw stone both online and offline in order to protect the local ecological environment.
About 440 million trips are expected to be made by rail during the Spring Festival travel rush this year, according to the national railway operator on Wednesday.
Public places, especially elementary and secondary schools, are encouraged to install air purifiers to reduce harm from air pollution, according to a guideline released by the National Health Commission.
"A Secret Buried For 50 Years," Taiwan's first documentary on the "comfort women" of World War II shot in 1998, will be digitalized, according to the Taiwan Film Institute Tuesday.
The government will step up controls on the transport of dangerous chemicals to ensure safety, the Ministry of Transport said recently.
The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) officially released a catalog of biological resources on Monday.
Six people were killed and one other injured in a road accident in a village in central China's Henan Province, local authorities said Wednesday.
Organ donation in China has been gaining increasing public support in recent years, with the number of donors rising fast, according to a latest report.
New Zealand will establish a network of DART (Deep-ocean Assessment and Reporting of Tsunami) buoys, announced the government on Wednesday.
Recovery operation to White Island in New Zealand, where a fatal volcanic eruption on Monday caused six deaths, is still under assessment, local media reported on Wednesday.
Volcanic tremor has significantly increased Wednesday morning at Whakaari/White Island, indicating that volcanic gas pressures remain high.
The second semester of the Chinese University of Hong Kong is tentatively scheduled for January 6 next year, the varsity's media liaison office confirmed Tuesday.
Twenty-five people are now in critical condition after the deadly volcanic eruption on Monday, said The New Zealand Police in its morning media release Wednesday.
A study of the University of Michigan (UM) found that water births are no more risky than land births, and that women in the water group sustain fewer first and second-degree tears.
Six people have died, including a police officer, three civilians and two suspects, in a shootout on Tuesday in Jersey City, northeastern U.S. state of New Jersey.
Beijing's new Daxing International Airport used its cutting-edge blind landing equipment for the first time on Tuesday morning to safeguard service amid low visibility.
The Hong Kong police said on Tuesday that the discovery of two home-made bombs in Hong Kong's Wan Chai on Monday might not be a single case, warning that criminals may have stored more firearms and lethal explosives in the community.
As the world's first curved glass bridge without cables, Tanxishan Glass Landscape Pedestrian Bridge in Zibo, East China's Shandong Province, topped the Structural Awards 2019 for Pedestrian Bridges
Despite many governmental preferential policies in education, dropouts still happen at schools in the Tibet autonomous region — but great efforts in prevention have led to positive results over the years.
China's southernmost island province of Hainan has set a target to add 2,000 hectares of mangrove forests by 2025, bringing the total acreage of mangrove forests to 7,724 hectares in the province.
Hundreds of people attended a solemn commemoration here on Sunday to honor victims of the Nanjing Massacre, committed by invading Japanese troops during World War II.
A flight from Xiaoshan International Airport in East China's Hangzhou was delayed for 50 minutes on Sunday when the captain agreed to return to the terminal after an elderly couple asked to get off the plane because they had just learned of the death of a relative.
Candidates for the 2019 Chinese buzzwords have been released, with Chinese characters and expressions for love, stability, my people and my country, 5G and blockchain on the shortlist.
Two Chinese nationals were among those 47 people on New Zealand's White Island at the time of a volcanic eruption on Monday, the New Zealand police said on Tuesday.