China's service sector continued to recover in July, an official said Monday.
The People's Bank of China, the country's central bank, cut key policy interest rates by 10 basis points on Monday, a move aimed at helping facilitate the country's economic recovery.
Seven people were killed and eight people injured in a flash flood in Pengzhou on Saturday, a city under the administration of the Sichuan provincial capital, Chengdu.
At the Asian Elephant Breeding and Rescue Center in Xishuangbanna, Yunnan Province, staff referred to as "elephant parents" work at least 10 hours a day bathing and rehabilitating these giant animals.
The number of days classified as "extremely hot" in Shanghai this year rose to six on Thursday, breaking the number for extremely hot days in a year in the city since it started keeping records in 1873.