A record 4,403 athletes will compete at the Tokyo Paralympic Games to kick off on Tuesday night, International Paralympic Committee spokesman Craig Spence said.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has arrived in Tokyo and will attend the opening ceremony of the Paralympic Games Tuesday night.
The U.S. Defense Department said Monday that it is moving to mandate COVID-19 vaccine for all military service members, following the full approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine announced earlier in the day by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Rain, snow and gale-force winds have broken a bout of unseasonably warm temperatures in the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW).
South Korea reported 3,062 new cases of COVID-19 variants for the past week, bringing the total number of such cases to 16,842, the health authorities said Tuesday.
China has been making great efforts to boost the country's winter sports industry in preparation for the upcoming 2022 Winter Olympics next February, financial news portal qz.com reported in an Aug 22 article.
China's inactivated vaccines can provide excellent protection from severe symptoms caused by the Delta variant of COVID-19, a Singaporean newspaper has cited a latest research report as saying.
India's COVID-19 tally rose to 32,474,773 on Tuesday, as 25,467 new cases were registered during the past 24 hours across the country, showed the federal health ministry's latest data.
The Ministry of Education said on Monday that news reports about it canceling 286 international partnerships with education institutions and programs were based on old information.
The transportation sector has improved the quality of service to benefit people, the transport minister said.
Xu Jiaqing, a survivor of the Nanjing Massacre, passed away at 96 on Monday.
The overall construction plan of the Hainan Free Trade Zone highlights the development of smart new energy vehicles, which are regarded as a stimulus to boost the region's advanced manufacturing sector.
The China-Singapore (Chongqing) International Dedicated Connectivity (IDC) launched in 2019 has enabled companies in ASEAN to better provide digital services for Western China via the connection through Singapore and vice versa.
New York State is set to have its first female governor starting from Tuesday as incumbent governor Andrew Cuomo's resignation takes effect at the same time.
The Chinese central government's policy towards the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) will not change, Huang Liuquan, deputy head of the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council, said Tuesday.
The Biden administration's lack of a clear agenda on trade and investment policy toward China has created uncertainty that is hurting American companies, reported American business magazine Forbes on Saturday.
A Chinese envoy to the United Nations on Monday called on all parties in Yemen and the international community to "step up their efforts to find a way out of the current predicament".
The Chinese mainland on Monday reported one new locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 case in Henan Province, the National Health Commission said in its daily report on Tuesday.
A total of 162 delegations will attend the Tokyo Paralympic Games to kick off at the Olympic Stadium Tuesday night, organizers have confirmed.
Researches from Aqua DTU (Technical University of Denmark) detect the activities of Bluefin Tuna in Skagen, Denmark, August 23, 2021. Those Bluefin Tuna swam back to the Danish sea area after disappeared for about 50 years.
The International Space Station releases a splendid sunrise photograph when the spacecraft orbits above the southeast coast of Brazil on the Atlantic ocean, August 18, 2021.
There is no scientific evidence that the novel coronavirus leaked from a laboratory. Instead, it most likely jumped from animals to humans, top international experts wrote in an article published in the U.S. science journal Cell last week.
China's latest, world-leading hypervelocity wind tunnel that can simulate a speed of Mach 30 at high altitude is expected to finish construction in 2022, and will contribute to the country's hypersonic and aerospace aircraft programs.
Nanjing, which witnessed the country's latest resurgence of coronavirus cluster infections attributable to the Delta variant, cleared all medium- and high-risk areas for COVID-19 on Aug. 19. From Aug. 23, people leaving Nanjing by rail, highway, waterway, etc. will no longer be required to provide negative nucleic acid test certificates.
Nighttime sales of foods and beverages are recovering in China this summer, mostly thanks to the convenience of the quick deliveries offered by online platforms amid a receding COVID-19 pandemic, a market report found.
Monday marks the Chushu of the solar terms. The scorching summer is going to pass by after this day.
The China-Shanghai Cooperation Organization forum on the digital economy and Smart China Expo 2021 kicked off at Chongqing International Expo Center in Chongqing on Monday morning.
The United States' irresponsible pullout has caused chaos and "catastrophe" in Afghanistan, and is condemned by world leaders and officials.
China's digital fiat currency, or the e-CNY, has been used for the first time for transactions in the domestic futures market, the China Securities Journal reported on Monday.