China to build national firefighting rescue team

China is set to transform its fire services and armed forestry police to build a national firefighting rescue team, according to a new government plan.

China, Belgium agree to unleash complementary advantages, tap more cooperation potentials

China and Belgium on Wednesday agreed to keep unleashing complementary advantages, tapping more cooperation potentials, and yielding greater development achievements in pragmatic cooperation.

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China's GDP grows 6.7 pct in first 3 quarters
China2018/10/19 13:34:46October 20 2018 03:35:11

China's GDP grows 6.7 pct in first 3 quarters

China's gross domestic product (GDP) expanded 6.7 percent year on year in the first three quarters of 2018 to about 65.09 trillion yuan (about 9.38 trillion U.S. dollars), data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showed Friday.

China, Cambodia to enhance trade, investment cooperation
China2018/10/19 09:19:44October 20 2018 03:35:11

China, Cambodia to enhance trade, investment cooperation

China and Cambodia are ready to expand cooperation in areas including trade and investment, the two countries' leaders said Thursday.

Hutong museum opens in Beijing's old district
China2018/10/19 09:17:05October 20 2018 03:35:11

Hutong museum opens in Beijing's old district

A hutong museum opened Thursday in a historical district in central Beijing, offering visitors more knowledge about the city's iconic traditional alleys and courtyards.

UN report: World population to rise by 2.2 billion by 2050
World2018/10/18 13:53:37October 20 2018 03:35:11

UN report: World population to rise by 2.2 billion by 2050

The world's population will increase by 2.2 billion by 2050, and more than half of that growth will likely be in sub-Saharan Africa, according to a United Nations report released on Wednesday.

U.S. Treasury says no major trading partner manipulates currency
Business2018/10/18 09:16:45October 20 2018 03:35:11

U.S. Treasury says no major trading partner manipulates currency

The U.S. Treasury Department said on Wednesday that no major trading partner of the United States manipulated its currency.

At least 19 killed, 40 injured in Crimea college attack
World2018/10/18 09:15:49October 20 2018 03:35:11

At least 19 killed, 40 injured in Crimea college attack

At least 19 people, mostly teenagers, were killed and 40 others were injured Wednesday in an attack on a college in the city of Kerch in Crimea, local media reported.

Tencent, BBC partner on new fan site and documentary “Dynasties”
China2018/10/17 15:55:06October 20 2018 03:35:11

Tencent, BBC partner on new fan site and documentary “Dynasties”

Tencent has announced that it has entered into a new partnership with BBC, Britain's largest broadcaster, to launch a new BBC fan community called BBC Earth Tribe. The company has also announced that it is co-producing the BBC natural history documentary series "Dynasties".

Vaccine company fined 1.3 bln USD after scandal
China2018/10/17 15:48:23October 20 2018 03:35:11

Vaccine company fined 1.3 bln USD after scandal

Chinese authorities on Tuesday handed out penalties totaling more than 9.1 billion yuan (1.32 billion U.S. dollars) to a company for the illegal production of a human rabies vaccine.

Trans-provincial police and drivers make way for endangered teenager
China2018/10/17 10:04:32October 20 2018 03:35:11

Trans-provincial police and drivers make way for endangered teenager

A middle school student seriously injured in a car accident was transferred from Inner Mongolia's provincial capital Hohhot to Beijing, a distance of around 500 kilometers, in only five and a half hours thanks to the joint efforts of medical staff, police, and the public.

China completes deep-sea research mission in Mariana Trench
China2018/10/17 09:23:43October 20 2018 03:35:11

China completes deep-sea research mission in Mariana Trench

A team of 59 Chinese researchers returned Tuesday to Sanya in southern Hainan Province from the Mariana Trench after completing a 54-day, 7,292-nautical-mile deep-sea research mission.

Koreas to hold talks this month on joint Olympic bid
World2018/10/16 10:20:27October 20 2018 03:35:11

Koreas to hold talks this month on joint Olympic bid

North and South Korea will discuss the details for their planned joint bid for the 2032 Olympics later this month to follow up on an ambitious agreement reached between their leaders in September.

Chinese ambassador dismisses U.S. accusations against China as 'groundless'
China2018/10/16 10:18:59October 20 2018 03:35:11

Chinese ambassador dismisses U.S. accusations against China as 'groundless'

Chinese Ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai has voiced China's position on issues of mutual concern with the United States, dismissing recent accusations against China as "groundless."

Asian Americans rally in Boston to back lawsuit over Harvard admissions
World2018/10/15 10:47:03October 20 2018 03:35:11

Asian Americans rally in Boston to back lawsuit over Harvard admissions

Hundreds of Asian Americans on Sunday afternoon held demonstrations in central Boston to show support for a lawsuit accusing Harvard University of discriminating against Asian American applicants by using "de facto racial quotas, racial stereotypes and higher standards." Harvard has denied the charges. The lawsuit, launched by the Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA), an anti-Affirmative Action advocacy group, will go to trial on Monday at a U.S. District Court in Boston.

Djokovoic storms to fourth Shanghai Masters title
Sports2018/10/15 10:44:53October 20 2018 03:35:11

Djokovoic storms to fourth Shanghai Masters title

No. 2 seed Novak Djokovoic captured his fourth ATP Shanghai Masters title on Sunday with a commanding straight-sets victory (6-3, 6-4) over 13th seeded Borna Coric.

Sprint legend Bolt hits first goals in football bid
World2018/10/14 16:04:14October 20 2018 03:35:11

Sprint legend Bolt hits first goals in football bid

Sprint legend Usain Bolt made his case for becoming a professional footballer Friday when he scored his first goals after starting up front in a preseason game for Australia's Central Coast Mariners.

New AI-powered lab set up to support aviation sector
China2018/10/14 16:01:53October 20 2018 03:35:11

New AI-powered lab set up to support aviation sector

China's first algorithms laboratory for the aviation sector was jointly launched by Tongji University and Xiamen Airlines in Shanghai on Thursday, and the two parties expect the lab to play a key role in utilizing artificial intelligence to solve problems and improve the overall efficiency of the industry.

College students help with rural vitalization program
China2018/10/14 08:41:42October 20 2018 03:35:11

College students help with rural vitalization program

More than 700,000 college students have joined a rural vitalization program since it was launched in March, China's Education Ministry has said.

Alibaba brings robot waiters to Import Expo in Shanghai
China2018/10/14 08:41:25October 20 2018 03:35:11

Alibaba brings robot waiters to Import Expo in Shanghai

Alibaba's grocery supermarket chain Hema is using robots to deliver fresh imported food to guests at the China International Import Expo, which will be held in Shanghai from November 5 to 10.

Facebook admits 29 million users' accounts hacked by attackers
World2018/10/13 15:06:39October 20 2018 03:35:11

Facebook admits 29 million users' accounts hacked by attackers

U.S. top social media network Facebook admitted Friday that the accounts of 29 million users have been illegally accessed by attackers in the latest cyber attack it announced last month.

China prints movable grotto with 3D technology
China2018/10/13 09:03:16October 20 2018 03:35:11

China prints movable grotto with 3D technology

Supported by 3D printing technology, the movable replica of a cave in the Yungang Grottoes, a 1,500-year-old UNESCO World Heritage site, has passed experts' tests this week.


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