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Li: More foreign talent welcome
China2017/01/21 19:43:05January 22 2017 03:33:07

Li: More foreign talent welcome

More foreign talent is welcome to China for innovation work and business, and the government will step up support in such areas as granting "green cards", project applications and intellectual property protection, Premier Li Keqiang said on Friday.

Chinese comedian released on bail after gun, drug arrest in US
Showbiz2017/01/21 19:41:33January 22 2017 03:33:07

Chinese comedian released on bail after gun, drug arrest in US

Chinese comedian Zhou Libo, who was arrested in Long Island, New York for alleged illegal possession of a firearm and drugs, has been released on bail after he was arraigned.

Growth slows but still hits the target
Business2017/01/21 11:02:55January 22 2017 03:33:07

Growth slows but still hits the target

CHINA’S GDP increased by 6.7 percent last year with growth in the fourth quarter stronger than expected at 6.8 percent, the National Bureau of Statistics said yesterday.

More cities see air-quality standards improved: environment official
China2017/01/21 11:01:00January 22 2017 03:33:07

More cities see air-quality standards improved: environment official

China's Ministry of Environmental Protection has published new data on national air quality through this past year, noting more cities have seen improvements in air quality.

China's richest man in Trump movie warning
China2017/01/20 20:20:51January 22 2017 03:33:07

China's richest man in Trump movie warning

China's richest man, Hollywood investor Wang Jianlin has warned Donald Trump against dragging the entertainment industry into a trade war, saying that the millions of movie lovers in China are key to the future of cinema.

Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' Guzman is extradited to US
World2017/01/20 20:18:57January 22 2017 03:33:07

Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' Guzman is extradited to US

Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, Mexico's most notorious cartel kingpin, was extradited to the US to face drug trafficking and other charges.

China Oceanwide, IDG Capital to acquire IDG
China2017/01/20 08:30:21January 22 2017 03:33:07

China Oceanwide, IDG Capital to acquire IDG

China Oceanwide Holdings Group and International Data Group (IDG) Capital announced Thursday that they have entered into a definitive agreement to buy IDG Inc., a leading global media, market research and venture company.

China briefs foreign envoys on anti-graft work
China2017/01/20 08:28:34January 22 2017 03:33:07

China briefs foreign envoys on anti-graft work

China's top anti-graft body on Thursday briefed more than 100 foreign envoys on its anti-corruption work, displaying the country's firm determination to eliminate corruption.

Beijing gearing up for green, clean Winter Olympics in 2022, Xi says
China2017/01/19 19:53:09January 22 2017 03:33:07

Beijing gearing up for green, clean Winter Olympics in 2022, Xi says

Chinese president Xi Jinping said Beijing will host a green, open-minded and corruption-free Olympic event in a shared manner.

Nokia's comeback smartphone goes on sale in China
Business2017/01/19 19:52:00January 22 2017 03:33:07

Nokia's comeback smartphone goes on sale in China

Nokia's first smartphone for Android and the first smartphone under the Nokia brand after the company sold its handset unit to Microsoft in 2014, goes on sale exclusively through JD.com.

Printing of original ancient Buddhist canon returns to Palace Museum
China2017/01/19 08:52:48January 22 2017 03:33:07

Printing of original ancient Buddhist canon returns to Palace Museum

A printing of the complete version of an 18th century edition of the Tripitaka, a collection of Buddhist scriptures, has been collated by the Palace Museum, also known as the Forbidden City.

Critically endangered marbled cat filmed in southwest China
China2017/01/19 08:51:03January 22 2017 03:33:07

Critically endangered marbled cat filmed in southwest China

A marbled cat has been filmed at the Gaoligongshan National Natural Reserve in southwest China's Yunnan province.

Andy Lau fractures spine from horse riding accident
Showbiz2017/01/18 20:14:05January 22 2017 03:33:07

Andy Lau fractures spine from horse riding accident

Chinese singer and actor Andy Lau, who was riding a horse during the shoot, fell off when the animal lost control of itself. The horse then stepped on Lau's back, causing spinal fractures.

Suspended search for MH370 can restart with new evidence: Australian gov't
World2017/01/18 20:09:41January 22 2017 03:33:07

Suspended search for MH370 can restart with new evidence: Australian gov't

The Australian government has not ruled out a future underwater search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 so long as "credible new evidence" arises.

China to cap coal consumption at 4.1 bln tonnes by 2020
China2017/01/18 08:56:09January 22 2017 03:33:07

China to cap coal consumption at 4.1 bln tonnes by 2020

China aims to cap coal consumption at 4.1 billion tonnes by 2020 and use cleaner fuel.

China applies for UNESCO listing for wood engraving pictures
China2017/01/18 08:54:20January 22 2017 03:33:07

China applies for UNESCO listing for wood engraving pictures

China will apply for UNESCO intangible cultural heritage status for wood engraving paintings. Respected folk artists from more than 10 places that developed the art form have signed their names in support of the application.

Investment in China’s property market reaches a record in 2016
Business2017/01/17 20:56:34January 22 2017 03:33:07

Investment in China’s property market reaches a record in 2016

CHINA'S real estate investment market closed with a record 209 billion yuan (US$30.18 billion) in transaction volume last year with Shanghai remaining the top investment destination, international property services provider JLL said in a report released today.

Under pressure to marry, singles hire dates for holiday family functions
China2017/01/17 20:54:25January 22 2017 03:33:07

Under pressure to marry, singles hire dates for holiday family functions

Dates for hire are in high demand as many Chinese singles prepare to return home and see their families for the upcoming Spring Festival, which falls at the end of January this year.

Drone owner investigated for filming landing passenger airliner
China2017/01/17 08:59:48January 22 2017 03:33:07

Drone owner investigated for filming landing passenger airliner

A man in Hangzhou, east China's Zhejiang Province, is now under police investigation for using a drone to film a passenger plane in the air from only hundreds of meters away.

Alibaba sets up world's first 'big data anti-fake alliance'
China2017/01/17 08:58:29January 22 2017 03:33:07

Alibaba sets up world's first 'big data anti-fake alliance'

Initiated by China's e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, the world's first alliance to fight fakes using big data was launched in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province on Jan. 16. The first 20 members issued a joint action plan to cut down on counterfeit products.

PHOTOS

Canada Post issues stamps for upcoming Chinese Lunar Year of Rooster

Canada Post issued on Monday both domestic and international rate stamps in celebration of the upcoming Chinese Lunar Year of Rooster.

Japan's Nagoya puts on early celebrations of China's Spring Festival

Residents in central Japan's Nagoya celebrated China's Spring Festival, or the Lunar New Year, in advance.

World's highest road opens partly in Lhasa

The north section of the Lhasa ring road, in Tibet, has been put into trial operation. The ring road, built to ease traffic congestion and accelerate the city's development, comprises seven tunnels and 27 bridges.

China launches telecommunication technology test satellite

China successfully launched the No.2 telecommunication technology test satellite late Thursday night from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China's Sichuan Province.

Lenin School carries on traditions

A Lenin school resides on the border of Northwest China's Shaanxi and Gansu provinces.

3rd China Yihe Int'l Water Ski Open kicks off

Members of Chinese Water Ski Association perform during the opening ceremony of the 3rd China Yihe International Water Ski Open in Linyi, east China's Shandong Province, Sept. 24, 2016.


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