News (China)

China renews yellow alert for rainstorms

BEIJING -- China's national weather observatory continued a yellow alert for rainstorms on Saturday, as heavy rain is expected across the country in …

China

Has China developed the world’s most powerful submarine detector?

Chinese scientists claim to have made a major breakthrough in magnetic detection technology that could bring unprecedented accuracy to the process of …

China

Beijing's new airport to be world's biggest aviation hub

The new airport under construction south of Beijing will become the world's biggest aviation hub, reports the financial media company Bloomberg.<p>An …

China

China is no protectionist: US experts

WASHINGTON - In the midst of mounting accusations of China's trade policies by US officials, renowned experts at a leading US think tank said China's …

China

Interview: Ecuador confident of further boost in ties with China: FM - Xinhua

by Edna Alcantara, Wu Hao<p>CANCUN, Mexico, June 23 (Xinhua) -- The relations between Ecuador and China will "become stronger, closer and more …

China

Xi stresses enhancing rocket launch, test capability

TAIYUAN -- Chinese President Xi Jinping has urged comprehensively improving the country's rocket launch and test capabilities.Xi, who is also general …

China

'Delivered by China' global push

BEIJING - Chinese couriers' global networks are growing, helping overseas buyers receive products from China faster. SF Express recently announced it …

Logistics

Iran’s anti-Israel rallies, a Ramadan tradition, this year include ballistic missiles

Thousands of Iranians participated on Friday in annual anti-Israel rallies, a heavily stage-managed show of support for the Palestinian territories …

Middle East

Bringing museums to life

For the last 14 years, a Beijing company has been offering a ticket package that allows people to visit 110 museums in Beijing for free or with a 50 …

Museums

Apple contractors' employees arrested in China for selling user data

HANGZHOU - Chinese police have arrested 16 employees or former employees of an Apple contractor for selling the personal information of iPhone users. …

China

Safety tips for studying abroad

Editor's note: The disappearance of Yingying Zhang, a visiting scholar at the University of Illinois, has struck a chord with many people. As the …

University of Illinois

Wheels come off bike-sharing firm

CHONGQING-A bike-sharing startup has gone bust after less than five months, despite being named after Wukong, the omnipotent Monkey King, in the …

China

Volvo to recall 600 cars in China

BEIJING - Volvo (China) Investment Co Ltd is to recall 595 cars due to defects in seatbelts, according to China's quality watchdog.<br>The recall will …

Volvo

Xi urges all-out rescue effort after landslide buries 62 homes

Rescue operation underway in Maoxian county, Sichuan province, on June 24, 2017. [Photo provided to China Daily]Highlights:62 homes buried, more than …

China

China Int'l Tea Expo held in Beijing

Maliandao in southwestern Beijing is known as one of the country's biggest tea markets. It was also one of the two venues of this year's China …

China

Chinese table tennis authorities probe into top players' withdrawals

BEIJING - Three top Chinese table tennis players didn't show up for their second round singles matches at the ITTF China Open on Friday night and …

Table Tennis

China cuts retail fuel prices

BEIJING - China will cut the retail prices of gasoline and diesel for the sixth time this year from Saturday following a drop in global oil prices, …

Oil

Xi says poverty fight is priority

He vows better lives are ahead for poor familiesPresident Xi Jinping has highlighted the importance of poverty reduction amid the Communist Party of …

China

Oscar-winning director happy to get the needle

WHEN the acupuncture needles were inserted into his body, Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, an Oscar-winning director, struggled to keep smiling in …

Traditional Chinese Medicine

What Malaysia can learn from the Lee Kuan Yew family feud

As the Lee Kuan Yew family feud transfixes Singapore, across the causeway Malaysians are marvelling at the manner in which the Lion City’s Prime …

Singapore

Resolving the Qatar crisis

A woman looks out from a window next to a ticket office of Qatar Airways in Cairo, Egypt on June 6, 2017. [Xinhua]<p>Recently the gas-rich state of …

Middle East

Cultural exhibition offers Nepalese insight into Chinese history, culture - Xinhua

Nepali people visit a stall during the opening of China Intangible Cultural Heritage Week in Kathmandu, Nepal, June 22, 2017. A week-long exhibition …

China

Mungiu thrives in the fine art of storytelling

FOR multi-award-winning Romanian director Cristian Mungiu, working with people who haven’t worked in films before is much more fun and enjoyable …

Storytelling

Improving communication between China and the US is key to ensuring security

As China’s influence and interests have expanded beyond the region over the years, so has its need for cooperation with the US over their divergent …

North Korea

Poignant 'selfies' from a stranger

A photo collector offers a glimpse into the life of man through a collection of portraits that also shed light on the history of photography in …

Photography

Special funding undergoes audit

Money designated to improve people's livelihoods are common graft targetsSocial sectors that are closely related with people's livelihoods have …

China

LinkedIn China president resigns

LinkedIn has lost its captain in China, its fastest growing market, in a move that could set back the company’s push in the country. Derek Shen, the …

China

Tianjin University establishes database for rebuilding ancient ships

Co-hosted by Tianjin University Ocean Media Laboratory and Ningde Jiaocheng district, the opening ceremony of the ancient ship reconstruction program …

Archaeology

Thai boxer swaps ring for the silver screen

BUAKAW Banchamek is known across Asia as a world-class kickboxer. Ranked No. 6 in the world by Combat Press, his success as a fighter is undeniable. …

Martial Arts

China, Japan and South Korea artists arrange flowers in summer

The third Art Exchanges on Flower Arrangements was held in the China Cultural Center in Tokyo, Japan, on June 15.The event, launched in 2015, was …

South Korea