China has completed many world-renowned mega projects in the 21st century – the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics, the Qinghai-Tibet Railway, the Three Gorges Dam and more recently, its manned space program.
Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan have been an integral part of China since ancient times. Realizing the complete reunification of the motherland is the aspiration shared by all the sons and daughters of China.
China's reform has been accompanied by pain at every step, and every minute of China's advance has been beset by stormy weather.
A facemask ban is the latest move by the authorities in Hong Kong to deal with the violence that has rocked the city in recent months. But some people are saying the ban violates people's rights.
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam is calling on foreign leaders and politicians to have a clear understanding of the nature of the situation in the city and asking them not to support the protests.
Chen Hong, one of the 270,000 people working in the tourism industry in Hong Kong, tells the situation of the city currently in turmoil.
The Hong Kong police are in the spotlight after a rioter was shot by a police officer on Tuesday. The incident has raised concerns about whether the police used excessive force.
"I gained more than 100 trophies and over 100 medals. My love towards bodybuilding kept increasing," said Yang Xinmin, a fitness instructor who is of the first batch of Chinese people to take up bodybuilding.
"As teachers in rural schools, we taught the children at school during the day, then did our own farm-work and housework after work, or on weekends," said Li Xinyun.
"To operate a university jointly established by China and the U.S. is good for the whole world and human civilization," said Yu Lizhong, the chancellor of Shanghai New York University.
Pumi people love music and worship nature. The culture of the Pumi ethnic group has been passed down from generation to generation.
Chishui bamboo weaving technique is an art and craft of the Miao Ethnic Group, and has now become a special pillar industry to alleviate poverty for local people.
A people long associated with bamboo, the Gelao are one of the oldest ethnic groups in southwest China's Guizhou Province. Their Nuo Opera is an ancient form, dating back 2,000 years.
Around 1,000 people gathered in Melbourne's downtown, most of whom supported police and condemned violence in Hong Kong.
A rap song called "Hong Kong's Fall" by Tianfu Shibian, a hip-hop band from southwest China's Sichuan Province, went viral on social media. Netizens sang high praise for the song.
Hong Kong police have claimed that the illegal demonstration at airport on August 13 was not “PEACEFUL” protest but instead violence, vowing to strictly enforce the law and fully investigate the illegal violent actions.
Hillary: "May we all stand in solidarity with the people of Hong Kong..." Netizens: "No please. Last time you stand in solidarity with others -- Libya, Syria, Iraq, Yemen... all of them burned to the ground."
A Hong Kong court issued an interim injunction order on Wednesday, prohibiting the protesters from staying at the Hong Kong International Airport, after the aviation hub was paralyzed for two days since Monday.
Hong Kong movie star Jackie Chan vowed to guard China's national flag, after a handful of radical protesters in the city flung the flag into the sea.
Strikes, riots, traffic disruptions... Protesters mess up Hong Kong. More and more Hong Kong citizens rebuke those protesters: "What a shame! What a shame to Hong Kong!"