Serious flooding in central China is affecting some smartphone vendors, with a factory besieged by water, aftersale services partially suspended and online retailers short of products.
In another three months, China's emoji-loving young netizens will be able to use visual expressions based on the images of country's emperors and concubines to express their feelings, thanks to a project initiated by the Beijing's Palace Museum, or the Forbidden City.
The EU trade commissioner said Monday that China has to give European companies the same kind of market access that Chinese companies enjoy in Europe before discussions can start on a bilateral free trade agreement.
More than 7,500 classical musicians performed in a German football arena at the weekend to set the world record for the biggest-ever orchestra.
Hong Kong's leader on Sunday blamed a huge rise in rubbish blighting the city's beaches on refuse washed ashore from the mainland, and pledged talks with Chinese authorities to stem the tide.
Chinese government data showed consumer prices in June rose at the slowest pace in six months, suggesting the world's second-largest economy is still experiencing weak consumer demand amid a broad downturn.
Families of lawyers and rights activists detained by China's Communist authorities exactly a year ago urged authorities to stop harassing them on Saturday, as they repeated calls for the release of their relatives.
Overseas bar associations and lawyers' groups Saturday issued an open letter to mainland China leader Xi Jinping criticizing the mainland's detention of lawyers and activists exactly one year after the crackdown was launched.
Mainland Chinese warships, fighter jets and submarines held live-fire war games in the South China Sea, state media reported Saturday, just days ahead of an international tribunal's ruling on a challenge to Beijing's expansive claims in the waters.
Unresolved questions have haunted Yuan Shanshan since her husband, the human rights lawyer Xie Yanyi, was taken away a year ago by the police.