Shenzhen city is conducting another round of stepped-up digital yuan test from April 10 to 23, enlarging test population by 500,000, as China leads in the global race to employ a digital currency, according to an expert.
The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government has selected several payment platforms including AlipayHK and Octopus to help disburse consumption vouchers to residents under a pro-consumption scheme.
The Chinese and Indian militaries exchanged views on issues of mutual concern and agreed to maintain communications through military and diplomatic channels in their 11th round of corps commander-level meeting held on Friday, a spokesperson for the Western Theater Command of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) said in a statement late Saturday.
Southwest China's Yunnan Province, where new locally-transmitted COVID-19 infections began to emerge in late March, reported no new confirmed or asymptomatic cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, the provincial health commission said on Sunday.
Iran celebrated its National Day of Nuclear Technology on Saturday with an event held simultaneously in Tehran and in nuclear sites in different Iranian cities, in which advanced IR-6 centrifuges started operating, and more than 100 other nuclear industry innovations were unveiled.
The "Experience Beijing" ice sports testing program came to a successful end on Saturday as Beijing 2022 welcomed its 300-day countdown. Events of six ice sports were staged in five Olympic venues in downtown Beijing during the 10-day tests.
Chinese vaccines Sinopharm and CoronaVac (Sinovac) are in the final stage of evaluation by the Emergency Use Listing of the World Health Organization (WHO) and a "final decision" should be made between April 26 and May 3, a WHO official said in a press conference on Friday.
A total of 870 artificial reefs with a total volume of more than 30,000 cubic meters are to be placed in the national marine ranching demonstration zone in Sanya Wuzhizhou Island in a month since April 8.
The central government on Friday launched a series of financial measures to turn Hainan Free Trade Port into a focal point of China's deepened reforms, showing the nation's latest efforts to further open up to the world, said experts.
Any major risks brought by surging inflation will remain at bay in China over the coming months amid falling pork prices and a moderate recovery in domestic demand, officials and experts said on Friday.
Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Friday called on China and the European Union (EU) to maintain continuity and stability of their relations and to jointly confront destabilizing factors in the world as well as various global problems.
China has issued a guideline to support higher-level reform and opening up in Hainan Province with financial measures and promote the establishment of a financial policy and institutional framework compatible with the Hainan free trade port.
Kyrgyz Prime Minister Ulukbek Maripov has met with Chinese Ambassador to Kyrgyzstan Du Dewen, and both sides discussed such issues as the development of bilateral relations and strengthening practical cooperation, according to a press release on Friday.
The U.S. promise on lifting unilateral sanctions against Iran must be put into action immediately, said Wang Qun, Chinese envoy to the United Nations and other international organizations in Vienna, on Friday.
China on Friday urged Japan to be cautious on its plan to deal with radioactive water from Fukushima nuclear power plant, calling for the Japanese government to make decisions based on full consultation with neighboring countries.
In a bid to tamp down gun violence in the United States, President Joe Biden on Thursday announced a new package of executive orders on gun control as any gun violence legislation appears to face slim prospects in a divided Senate.