According to a report from China Nordic Walking Association, China has around 100,000 Nordic walkers and 20,000 people practice regularly.
China will set up two more national reserves for Siberian tigers in Jilin and Heilongjiang provinces to protect the endangered species.
More than 10,000 Chinese from home and abroad gathered to pay respects to the common ancestor of all Chinese people on Thursday morning in Shaanxi province.
China's health authorities have promised transparency and pledged to mobilize resources to combat a new strain of deadly bird flu.
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Demand for agritourism has boomed along with the per capita income of Chinese. The country's long history of farming, as well as the natural beauty, are attractive to many.
More than 10,000 people attended an elaborate ceremony on Thursday to pay homage to Huangdi, or the Yellow Emperor, who is considered as ancestor of all Chinese people.
China needs to continue to rebalance its economy and reduce dependence on exports to achieve sustainable development, an economist said on Thursday.
Urbanization rate in a province leading the development of China's landlocked western part has topped 50 percent for the first time, said the executive deputy governor on Tuesday.
In China ancestral worship used to be practiced during the Hanshi Festival, or cold food festival, which merged with the Qingming Festival about 300 years ago.
Mingqian tea is more affordable this season, allowing the ordinary drinkers to enjoy this great cuppa.