Nationwide, China removed the remaining 52 counties from the poverty list as scheduled this year, despite the unprecedented impacts brought about by the COVID-19 epidemic.
China on Thursday unveiled the 2020 negative list for foreign investment access in Hainan free trade port. It will come into effect on Feb. 1, 2021.
The confirmed COVID-19 cases in the United States topped 20 million on Friday as the discovery of a highly contagious new virus strain in the country increases pressure to speed up the vaccination process.
China stands ready to work with ASEAN to further enrich the strategic partnership and usher in a new era of peace, development and cooperation for the region, said Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi.
China and Russia will continue to be the example of good-neighborly and friendly relations between major countries, add impetus to global recovery, and underpin global strategic stability.
The Chinese side hopes that the next U.S. administration will return to a sensible approach, resume dialogue with China, restore normalcy to the bilateral relations and restart cooperation, said Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi.
The Chinese mainland reported 14 new imported COVID-19 cases Friday, bringing the total number of imported cases to 4,287.
Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi expressed confidence that the people in China and across the world will prevail over the virus, end the crisis and win an ultimate victory through concerted efforts.
China's logistics sector has witnessed steady growth in the past five years, according to the China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing (CFLP).
The total number of COVID-19 cases in the United States topped 20 million on Friday, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.
Chinese scientists have developed an integrated quantum memory with on-demand retrieval capability, a significant step toward building quantum networks.
Another 53,285 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 2,542,065, according to official figures released Friday.
The Three Gorges Hydroelectric Power Station on China's Yangtze River has generated 111.8 billion kWh in 2020, a new world record.
Beijing added another medium-risk area for COVID-19 on Friday, increasing the city's total medium-risk areas for coronavirus to six, a local health official said.
A Chinese mainland spokesperson said Friday that Taiwan leader's New Year speech has once again exposed the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP)'s nature of seeking "Taiwan independence."
Shenyang, the capital city of northeast China's Liaoning Province, classified another five areas as medium-risk zones for COVID-19 on Friday.
According to China's tax authorities, tax and fee cuts totaled 2.37 trillion yuan (about 363.22 billion U.S. dollars) in the first 11 months of 2020.
Roads around Britain's port of Dover remained quiet Friday and largely avoided the previously anticipated confusion and congestion, even though Britain has kicked off a new era outside the European Union (EU).
A launch ceremony of the fishing ban in key waters of Yangtze River was held in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province on Thursday.
Tesla's Model Y, built in China, goes on sale starting from January and is expected to begin delivery the same month.
The Beijing Organizing Committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games unveiled the pictograms during a televised countdown party on New Year's Eve as a major milestone in its preparation with co-host city Zhangjiakou, North China's Hebei province, for the winter sports gala in 2022.
The Civil Code of the People's Republic of China was adopted by the third session of the 13th National People's Congress on May 28, 2020, and comes into force on January 1, 2021.
A complete 10-year fishing ban is imposed in key waters of the Yangtze, China's longest river starting Friday.
Beijing announced on Thursday that nine key groups of individuals will receive COVID-19 vaccines before the Spring Festival in February.
Taiwan has confirmed the second case infected with a new variant of the COVID-19 virus, according to the island's epidemic monitoring agency.
Britain and the European Union (EU) have started a new chapter in their relationship as the Brexit transition period ended at 2300 GMT Thursday.
China and Egypt signed on Thursday a letter of intent for mutual cooperation on COVID-19 vaccines.Liao said that the signing of the letter will strongly promote the cooperation on research, development, production and use of coronavirus vaccines between the two countries' relevant institutions.
Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs Arancha Gonzalez Laya confirmed Thursday that negotiators of her country and the UK have reached a draft agreement on the post-Brexit future of the British overseas territory Gibraltar.
Overseas Chinese said Thursday that the New Year speech of Chinese President Xi Jinping is inspiring and encouraging, while expressing their hope to contribute to the development of China and the rest of the world.
Another 55,892 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, marking the highest daily increase in coronavirus cases since the pandemic began in the country, according to official figures released Thursday.