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Biker's photos reveal life along the Belt and Road

Liu Haixiang arrives in Egypt during his 615-day journey cycling through 15 countries along the Silk Road. (PHOTO PROVIDED TO CHINA DAILY)<p>A photo …

China

Russia accuses UK of trying to dictate policy to the EU and US

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accused Britain on Tuesday of trying to impose its hostile Russia policy on the European Union and the United …

Russia

Trump: Denying Obama intel briefings was 'never discussed or thought of'

President Donald Trump ripped the “very tired New Yorker” on Tuesday morning over a story alleging his advisers suggested he deny intelligence briefings to former President Barack Obama.<p>According to The New Yorker report, published on Monday, some of Trump’s advisers suggested in the spring of 2017 …

Donald Trump

In-body GPS developed by MIT could track tumours and deliver pills internally

A GPS system developed by scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology could help doctors locate medication or track tumours inside the …

Shorter operating agreement for Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link has benefits, undersecretary for transport says

A shorter agreement between the government and the MTR Corporation on the operation of the cross-border high-speed rail link will allow for more …

Hong Kong

Xinhua – China, World, Business, Sports, Entertainment, Photos and Video

• Home<br>• Latest News<br>• China<br>• World<br>• Business<br>• Photos<br>• Video<br>• Culture & Edu<br>• Sports<br>• Sci & Tech<br>• Health<br>• Special Reports<br>• Entertainment<br>• New China<p>Editions<br>• Asia & …

Feature: War-separated families of S.Korea, DPRK reunite in tears, joy - Xinhua

Members of separated families reunite in Mount Kumgang in the southeast of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea on Aug. 20, 2018. Families of …

North Korea

Greek PM announces end to int'l bailouts, austerity - Xinhua

ATHENS, Aug. 21 (Xinhua) -- Years of international financial bailouts for and national austerity measures in Greece are over, Greek Prime Minister …

Europe

New tourist bullet train "Huanghe" comes into operation in China's Shanxi - Xinhua

Probe reveals believers painted on ancient Buddha sculptures

An ancient Buddha statue in Sichuan’s Anyue county (left) is said to have been painted by local believers to make it colorful. (PHOTO FROM XU XIN’S …

Archaeology

Invaluable art

<b>Qi Baishi's landscape paintings are ruling the exhibition circuit in China decades after being criticized for not following convention, Lin Qi</b> …

Art

China crush Tajikistan 16-0 in women's football match at Asiad

PALEMBANG - China's women's football team made it two resounding wins out of two at the 2018 Asian Games, thrasing Tajikistan 16-0 here at the …

CE deeply regrets separatist Andy Chan's letter to Trump

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor attends the question and answer session at the Legislative Council on July 12, 2018. (ROY LIU / …

Hong Kong

Malaysia cancels two massive Chinese projects, fearing they will bankrupt the country

BEIJING — Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad announced Tuesday he will shelve two major infrastructure projects by Chinese companies for being simply too expensive for his debt-ridden country.<p>The rejection of the projects, part of China’s signature Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), was in …

China

Russia to start delivering S-400 defense system to Turkey in 2019: Ifax

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia will begin delivering its advanced S-400 missile defense system to Turkey in 2019, the Interfax news agency cited Russia's state arms exporter Rosoboronexport as saying on Tuesday.<p>The United States has expressed concern that NATO member Turkey's planned deployment of the …

Russia

US-China trade war worries turning shippers cautious, container maker says

Singamas Container Holdings, the world’s second-largest maker of shipping containers, said its clients were turning cautious as a trade war escalated …

China, El Salvador establish diplomatic ties

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi (right) and EL Salvador Foreign Minister Carlos Castaneda in Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in …

China

Meet Chris Thompson, the PGA Tour's newest 42-year-old rookie

Dreams die hard in professional golf, stubbornly kept alive by dreamers unyielding in their conviction that next week will be better than last week, next year better than last year. Then the years become decades, and the thought begins to occur that what they’ve been digging out of the dirt might …

Golf

Sorry, it’s too $$, Malaysia tells China

Southeast Asian economic powerhouse Malaysia has a strategic location astride one of the world’s busiest shipping lanes. It was once an enthusiastic …

Watch: Century-old throne refurbished ahead of Japanese enthronement

Work has begun on the renovation of the Japanese Imperial Throne in Kyoto.<p>Refurbishment of the 106-year-old throne is taking place ahead of the enthronement of Crown Prince Naruhito as Emperor of Japan, which is due to take place on October 22 in Tokyo.<p>The 6.5-metre high throne consists of around …

Japan

Trade War Takes Its Toll on Swiss Watch Sales

Set your watches for the luxury slow down.<p>As if to confirm investor worries that the bling boom can't last forever, Swiss watch exports cooled in July.<p>The 6.6 percent growth in sales abroad is about half the pace seen in June. Adjusting for the one extra working day in July means growth for the …

Watches

At emotional Korean reunions, genuine talk often impossible

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The reunions taking place this week between Korean families separated by the 1950-53 war produce heart-wrenching images of elderly relatives who are likely seeing each other for the last time before they die.<p>But they're also highly political and tightly controlled events …

North Korea

Welcome to Paris, China

When Parisian graphic designer and photographer Francois Prost visited China last November, he booked accommodation with a view of the Eiffel Tower. …

China

U.S. tariffs cast a cloud over Huawei's solar electronics launch

(Reuters) - Huawei Technology Co's coming U.S. launch of a solar-panel control device is expected to collide with new Trump administration tariffs on Chinese electronics, undermining a product that analysts had seen as challenging rivals on pricing.<p>The Chinese company, best known for its smart …

Solar Power

China, World’s Biggest Polluter, Hits Carbon Goals—12 Years Early

The country may have hit the peak it promised in the Paris climate accord well before its 2030 timetable. But there’s still more work to do.<p>In a year …

Fossil Fuels

Asian Games 2018: Hong Kong nabs five medals on the first day in Indonesia

One silver medal and four bronze marked a strong opening for Hong Kong at the Asian Games, hosted this year in Indonesia.<p>Juanita Mok secured a silver …

Hong Kong

Iran unveils fourth-generation fighter jet

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman said the jet is "a response to economic distress."<p>><br>• ><p>An Iranian fighter jet unveiled August 21, 2018. (photo credit: …

Middle East

I Just Hacked a State Election. I’m 17. And I’m Not Even a Very Good Hacker.

It took a lot less than you'd think for myself and my fellow teens to steal the midterms.<p>It took me around 10 minutes to crash the upcoming midterm elections. Once I accessed the shockingly simple and vulnerable set of tables that make up the state election board’s database, I was able to shut down …

Elections

A Heart Disease-Causing Parasite Is Starting to Infiltrate America

Doctors are being warned to stay vigilant for symptoms.<p>A parasitic disease commonly transmitted in the feces of a bloodsucking insect in South …

Inflammation

Malaysian PM says China-financed projects canceled

BEIJING (AP) — Multibillion-dollar China-financed projects in Malaysia have been canceled because they aren't needed and will saddle the country with an unsustainable amount of debt, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad told reporters on the final day of a visit to Beijing on Tuesday.<p>Mahathir …

Economic Development