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Wildlife Populations Decline by over Half in 40 Years
World2014/10/01 05:36:47October 02 2014 14:21:55

Wildlife Populations Decline by over Half in 40 Years

The global wildlife population has fallen by half in just four decades. Human intervention such as the destruction of natural habitats, along with global warming, are blamed for it.

Highest Honor for 2 Outstanding Expats
China2014/10/01 05:27:07October 02 2014 14:21:55

Highest Honor for 2 Outstanding Expats

Majdi Bader Abulaban of the US and Mykola Bytsko of Ukraine were named Honorary Citizens of Shanghai for their contributions to the city’s social and economic development.

Govt. Announces Reforms to Coal Tax Regime
Business2014/09/30 20:38:46October 02 2014 14:21:55

Govt. Announces Reforms to Coal Tax Regime

The Chinese government has announced that from December 1, it will levy a resource tax on coal, based on market prices and scrap the existing tax system that is based on production volume.

China Factory Fauge Falls from Initial Reading
Business2014/09/30 20:37:03October 02 2014 14:21:55

China Factory Fauge Falls from Initial Reading

A performance measure of China's manufacturing sector fell marginally from its initial reading a week ago, as domestic orders were weaker than previously estimated.

Chinese Gov't to Boost Imports
Business2014/09/30 20:33:28October 02 2014 14:21:55

Chinese Gov't to Boost Imports

The Chinese government will take measures to expand imports, according to an executive meeting of the State Council chaired by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Monday.

Body Found In Car That of Missing Chinese Student in Iowa: Police
World2014/09/30 20:07:19October 02 2014 14:21:55

Body Found In Car That of Missing Chinese Student in Iowa: Police

U.S. police confirmed Monday that autopsy showed the body found in a car in Iowa City on Friday is that of a missing female Chinese student at the Iowa State University (ISU).

Send Freed Convicts Back to Prison: Prosecutors
Business2014/09/30 19:41:09October 02 2014 14:21:55

Send Freed Convicts Back to Prison: Prosecutors

A total of 800 criminals, including 82 convicted officials, whose sentences were commuted illegally, should be returned to prison, according to the prosecuting departments, china.cnr.cn reported on Monday.

Guangdong to Blacklist Firms for Food, Drug Offences
China2014/09/30 14:31:24October 02 2014 14:21:55

Guangdong to Blacklist Firms for Food, Drug Offences

Authorities in southern China's Guangdong Province are tightening the control over food and drug enterprises by setting up a blacklist, which will be made open to the public from October 1, Nanfang Daily reports.

China Regulator Approves iPhone 6 for Sale in China
Business2014/09/30 11:41:20October 02 2014 14:21:55

China Regulator Approves iPhone 6 for Sale in China

Apple Inc's iPhone 6 can now be sold in China, after the firm received a licence for the device to be used on China's wireless networks.

Spanish Court Suspends Catalan Independence Referendum
World2014/09/30 11:11:47October 02 2014 14:21:55

Spanish Court Suspends Catalan Independence Referendum

Spain's Constitutional Court has suspended a planned independence referendum for the country's Catalan region on November 9.

Chinese Tourists Find A New Frontier
China2014/09/30 10:57:32October 02 2014 14:21:55

Chinese Tourists Find A New Frontier

Chinese travelers may soon be able to boldly go where no Chinese has gone before ... on a “balloon trip” to the edge of space, scientists said yesterday.

China Launches Anti-drug Campaign
China2014/09/30 10:56:11October 02 2014 14:21:55

China Launches Anti-drug Campaign

A new round of crackdowns on the illegal production and sale of drugs has begun in 108 cities across China, the Ministry of Public Security said on Monday.

UN Prosecutors Accuse Karadzic of “Driving Bosnia War Crimes”
World2014/09/30 10:54:47October 02 2014 14:21:55

UN Prosecutors Accuse Karadzic of “Driving Bosnia War Crimes”

War crimes prosecutors in The Hague are concluding their nearly 5-year old case against former Bosnian-Serb leader Radovan Karadzic.

Afghanistan to Sign Security Deal with US
World2014/09/30 10:53:08October 02 2014 14:21:55

Afghanistan to Sign Security Deal with US

U.S. officials say the new Afghan government is set to sign a new security deal allowing US soldiers to remain in the country past the end of this year.

100 Foreigners Get Friendship Award
China2014/09/30 10:50:45October 02 2014 14:21:55

100 Foreigners Get Friendship Award

One hundred foreign experts from 25 countries received China's Friendship Award - the nation's highest honor for achievement by a foreigner - at the Great Hall of the People on Monday afternoon.

China to Start Direct Yuan-euro Trade
Business2014/09/30 10:48:00October 02 2014 14:21:55

China to Start Direct Yuan-euro Trade

China will allow direct trading between the yuan and the euro from Tuesday, according to a central bank statement on Monday.

Chinese President Stresses Quality of Reform Plans
China2014/09/30 10:46:42October 02 2014 14:21:55

Chinese President Stresses Quality of Reform Plans

Chinese President Xi Jinping stressed the need for quality implementation and supervision of reform plans. He made the remarks while chairing the fifth meeting of the Leading Group for Overall Reform.

Workers in Guangdong to Have Their Say in Payment Rise
China2014/09/29 17:38:37October 02 2014 14:21:55

Workers in Guangdong to Have Their Say in Payment Rise

Workers in south China's Guangdong Province will soon be empowered with the rights to negotiate their payment and related benefits with employers, according to a newly passed regulation.

Ferguson Officer Shot, Police Say No Protest Link
World2014/09/29 17:23:37October 02 2014 14:21:55

Ferguson Officer Shot, Police Say No Protest Link

Authorities searched Sunday for a suspect in the shooting of a police officer in Ferguson, where there have been angry protests since a white officer shot an unarmed black man last month.

3-year-old Organ Donor Saves 5 People after Death
China2014/09/29 17:14:24October 02 2014 14:21:55

3-year-old Organ Donor Saves 5 People after Death

Five people are in stable condition after undergoing heart, liver, kidney and cornea transplants with organs donated by a 3-year-old girl who died last week.

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