Another 1,564 have died within 28 days of a positive test, the highest daily increase since the pandemic began in the country, according to official figures released Wednesday.
Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday announced that the City of New York is taking steps to terminate three Trump Organization agreements with the city after last week's "deadly insurrection" at the U.S. Capitol.
Climate financing will account for half of the total financing approvals of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) by 2025, the bank's president said Wednesday.
To make sure the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games can be held safely on time, the key is to guarantee that regular COVID-19 control measures are fully implemented, an official with the National Health Commission pointed out on Wednesday.
Five people have been rescued while two others remain missing after a vessel with seven people on board sank in south China's Beibu Gulf, authorities said Wednesday.
With free trade port policies helping woo investors, China's southern island province of Hainan reported strong foreign investment growth last year.
China's WJ-700, a high-altitude, high-speed and long-endurance unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) capable of conducting reconnaissance and strike, has performed its maiden flight, its developer announced Wednesday.
U.S. House of Representatives started to debate on impeaching President Donald Trump on Wednesday after his supporters stormed the Capitol last week, according to media reports.
A Chinese mainland spokesperson said the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) will only let the United States further take advantage of Taiwan and harm the interests of people on the island by developing ties with the U.S. side under the disguise of "economic and commercial activities."
The Chinese mainland will make every effort to assist Taiwan compatriots on the mainland in returning to the island for the upcoming Spring Festival, a mainland spokesperson said Wednesday.
A Chinese health authority spokesperson on Wednesday described the country's COVID-19 prevention and control situation as "complex" and "challenging."
Security personnel set up a metal detector in front of an entrance to the House Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., Jan. 12, 2021. (Photo/Agencies)
A total of 58 Chinese football clubs have applied to change their names, with more than 80 percent of applications approved, according to the Chinese Football Association (CFA).
Japan will suspend an exemption that allows entry by business travelers from 11 countries and regions, effectively banning all foreign travelers from entering the country, in an effort to curb the COVID-19 pandemic, broadcaster NHK reported on Wednesday.
Google's YouTube video streaming service on Tuesday evening suspended U.S. President Donald Trump's account for at least one week.
China has maintained its position as Mongolia's biggest trading partner in 2020, according to data released by Mongolia's National Statistics Office on Wednesday.
Chinese authorities across the nation investigated and dealt with over 11,000 cases involving pornography and illegal publications, among which 5,800 concerned online material, said a national office overseeing the work on Wednesday.
A person walks past a snow-covered car amid heavy snowfall in Helsinki, Finland, Jan. 12, 2021. A heavy snowfall in Helsinki on Tuesday left roads covered with snow. (Photo/Agencies)
Since 2009, a total of 79 bases for exchanges across the Taiwan Straits have been established in 24 provincial-level regions of the Chinese mainland, a mainland spokesperson said on Wednesday.
China's permanent representative to the United Nations on Tuesday called for efforts to consolidate the broadest united front to fight terrorism.
A Chinese mainland spokesperson on Wednesday said that Taiwan compatriots on the mainland can apply for free COVID-19 vaccines.
China's WJ-700 Reconnaissance and Strike Integrated Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), capable of operating at high altitudes, high speed and over a long, completed its maiden flight Monday.
Shijiazhuang launched the second round of citywide nucleic acid testing on Tuesday. Bethune Medical Team from the affiliated hospital of Third Military Medical University are active at the frontline of nucleic acid testing and make contributions to epidemic prevention.
COVID-19 vaccination tents are set up in the north of the Toy Story parking lot at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, U.S., Jan. 12, 2021. The parking lot is located of Katella Avenue and sits southeast Disneyland. (Photo：VCG)
The husband of Huawei Technologies CFO Meng Wanzhou, who is seeking a change in her bail conditions, testified on her behalf Tuesday.
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday told House Speaker Nancy Pelosi he will not invoke the 25th Amendment to oust President Donald Trump, shortly before the House was set to vote on a resolution urging him to do so.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Wednesday received a COVID-19 vaccine shot developed by China's biopharmaceutical company Sinovac Biotech.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's final trip abroad to Europe was cancelled on Tuesday with multiple reports saying European officials declined to meet the outgoing U.S. top diplomat.
The World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has said that a WHO team in China is working with producers of the Sinovac and Sinopharm vaccines for potential emergency use listings.
Wang Yi met with Indonesia's Coordinator for Cooperation with China Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan in North Sumatra on Tuesday, expressing willingness to cooperate with Indonesia on COVID-19 vaccine, major economic projects, digital development and marine safety.