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Obama Opens Japan Trip at Famous Sushi Restaurant
World2014/04/24 13:56:29April 24 2014 18:19:07

Obama Opens Japan Trip at Famous Sushi Restaurant

Obama arrived in Tokyo yesterday to launch an Asian tour dedicated to reinvigorating his policy of "rebalancing" US foreign policy towards a dynamic Asia.

Month-Long Approval Procedure to Have 2nd Child
China2014/04/24 12:54:47April 24 2014 18:19:07

Month-Long Approval Procedure to Have 2nd Child

A recent report finds that the procedure of applying for the approval of having a second child will take at least one month and requires 16 different certificates.

Sudsy Smiles for China's Brewers
Business2014/04/24 12:53:46April 24 2014 18:19:07

Sudsy Smiles for China's Brewers

Beer industry revenue reached $29b in 2013, up 9.3% and outpacing liquor and wine amid government crackdown on luxury spending.

Company of Seized Japanese Ship Pays $40 mln Penalty
China2014/04/24 11:28:15April 24 2014 18:19:07

Company of Seized Japanese Ship Pays $40 mln Penalty

The company of Baosteel Emotion, the Japanese vessel that has been detained by the Shanghai Maritime Court, paid four-billion Yen (approx. 40 million U.S. dollars) in fines to the court on April 23, 2014.

Zhang Ziyi Wins 10th Award for 'Grandmaster' Role
Showbiz2014/04/24 11:18:09April 24 2014 18:19:07

Zhang Ziyi Wins 10th Award for 'Grandmaster' Role

Chinese actress Zhang Ziyi has been named Best Actress at the 4th Beijing International Film Festival.

Manila Apologized for Bus Row
China2014/04/24 09:07:08April 24 2014 18:19:07

Manila Apologized for Bus Row

Hong Kong has revoked sanctions against the Philippines after both sides reach agreement over a diplomatic row concerning a tour bus hijacking.

Shakespeare Center Stage at Public Reading Initiative
China2014/04/24 06:30:35April 24 2014 18:19:07

Shakespeare Center Stage at Public Reading Initiative

There was much ado about something at Shanghai’s Sinan Mansions yesterday as academics and actors gathered to read from Shakespeare’s classic works.

Infrastructure Projects Set to Boost Growth
Business2014/04/24 06:27:55April 24 2014 18:19:07

Infrastructure Projects Set to Boost Growth

China announced 80 major public infrastructure projects on Wednesday to arrest the economy's slowdown while experimenting with wider access for private and overseas investors.

China Allows Private Capital into Government-Led Projects
Business2014/04/23 21:58:13April 24 2014 18:19:07

China Allows Private Capital into Government-Led Projects

China will allow private capital to fund some infrastructure and energy projects that were previously dominated by the government and state-owned enterprises, according to an official statement issued on Wednesday.

Spurned Man Gets Death for Killing Bride-to-be
China2014/04/23 21:56:29April 24 2014 18:19:07

Spurned Man Gets Death for Killing Bride-to-be

A man was sentenced to death for killing a coworker he learned was about to marry after having rejected his romantic advances years earlier, a court in Hunan Province ruled yesterday.

Paralyzed Ex-Gymnast Introduces Baby Boy
China2014/04/23 21:51:04April 24 2014 18:19:07

Paralyzed Ex-Gymnast Introduces Baby Boy

Paralyzed former gymnast Sang Lan, holding her newborn baby, meets the press in Beijing today.

Deputy-Director Allegedly Holds 8 IDs to Hide Illicit Funds
CHINA2014/04/23 21:46:48April 24 2014 18:19:07

Deputy-Director Allegedly Holds 8 IDs to Hide Illicit Funds

A post online alleged that Fan Hongwei, a deputy-director of the Public Security Bureau of Changzhi was illegally assuming multiple identities for corruption purposes.

The Latest Word on Books: Keep Those Pages Coming
China2014/04/23 10:51:22April 24 2014 18:19:07

The Latest Word on Books: Keep Those Pages Coming

In recent months, social media sites have been deluged with posts bemoaning the decline of reading in China. But according to a new report, the harbingers of doom have been on the wrong page.

5 Men Rob Japanese Vessel of Diesel, Abduct 3 Crew
World2014/04/23 10:40:27April 24 2014 18:19:07

5 Men Rob Japanese Vessel of Diesel, Abduct 3 Crew

A Japanese vessel was robbed of two million litres of diesel by five men about 16 nautical miles from Pulau Ketam, a small island off the coast of Port Klang, Malaysia, with three of its 18 crew also abducted by the robbers on its way from Singapore to Myanmar.

3D-printed Buildings Set up in Shanghai
China2014/04/23 10:36:50April 24 2014 18:19:07

3D-printed Buildings Set up in Shanghai

Without using a single brick or tile, 10 grey-colored buildings were erected in Qingpu District of Shanghai earlier this month.

Man Utd Sack Moyes, Name Giggs as Interim Manager
Sports2014/04/23 06:30:54April 24 2014 18:19:07

Man Utd Sack Moyes, Name Giggs as Interim Manager

English Premier League giants Manchester United on Tuesday sacked manager David Moyes and named Welsh veteran Ryan Giggs as interim manager.

Soldier Goes Missing with His Weapon
China2014/04/22 19:15:42April 24 2014 18:19:07

Soldier Goes Missing with His Weapon

Chinese army unit in Yunnan is offering 100,000 yuan to anyone who helps locate a soldier - or his weapon - after he went missing during a field training activity.

Mixed Public Reaction from Chengguan Wearing Google Glasses
China2014/04/22 16:57:24April 24 2014 18:19:07

Mixed Public Reaction from Chengguan Wearing Google Glasses

picture showing an urban management officer, or chengguan, wearing Google glasses in Changzhou, has been getting a lot of attention online.

Renmin Uni. Recruits Admissions Supervisors
China2014/04/22 16:49:45April 24 2014 18:19:07

Renmin Uni. Recruits Admissions Supervisors

The first group of ten supervisors, selected from the general public as the result of an open and fair process, hail from various fields.

Sebastian Vettel Up to the Challenge of Change
Sports2014/04/22 12:23:51April 24 2014 18:19:07

Sebastian Vettel Up to the Challenge of Change

A new power unit and changes to the rules are big challenges for Sebastian Vettel and his Red Bull team this season, but they will try to adapt and "give 100 percent" in future races, said the youngest Formula One world champion during an F1 experience day in Beijing.

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