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RCSC Executive Vice President Leaves off Post
China2014/09/02 20:55:33September 03 2014 02:46:05

RCSC Executive Vice President Leaves off Post

Zhao Baige, executive vice president and party secretary of the Red Cross Society of China (RCSC), has been relieved of office, people.com.cn reports.

Shooting Occurs in NE China's Downtown Area, Injuring 3
China2014/09/02 20:54:44September 03 2014 02:46:05

Shooting Occurs in NE China's Downtown Area, Injuring 3

Three people have been shot in the downtown area of Qiqihar City, in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province. A report from people.com.cn says the incident happened on September 1st.

Apple, FBI Investigate Massive Celebrity Photo 'Hack'
World2014/09/02 20:36:10September 03 2014 02:46:05

Apple, FBI Investigate Massive Celebrity Photo 'Hack'

The FBI and Apple were urgently investigating Monday after an apparent massive hack of a cloud data service unleashed a torrent of intimate pictures of dozens of celebrities across the Internet.

World's Largest Duty-free Shop Opens in China's Sanya
Business2014/09/02 20:31:22September 03 2014 02:46:05

World's Largest Duty-free Shop Opens in China's Sanya

The world's largest duty-free shop (DFS) opened its doors on Monday in the coastal city of Sanya in the southern island province of Hainan.

Shaolin Temple Plans to Hire Media Director and Chief Editor
China2014/09/02 20:25:46September 03 2014 02:46:05

Shaolin Temple Plans to Hire Media Director and Chief Editor

Shaolin Temple in Henan Province is recruiting a media director and a chief editor

3 Chinese Inmates Kill Guard, Break out of Jail
China2014/09/02 20:18:43September 03 2014 02:46:05

3 Chinese Inmates Kill Guard, Break out of Jail

Police in Northeast China's Heilongjiang province are offering cash rewards for clues leading to the arrest of three inmates, who escaped in a rare jailbreak after killing a guard early Tuesday morning

Shanghai Shares Close at 15mth High
China2014/09/02 20:13:33September 03 2014 02:46:05

Shanghai Shares Close at 15mth High

Shanghai shares closed at their highest in 15 months on Tuesday as investors bet funds freed from last week's initial public offering (IPO) subscriptions, selecting stocks expected to benefit from state firm reforms and the coming equity link between Shanghai and Hong Kong.

Football Ref Imprisoned for Match-Fixing Released
Sports2014/09/02 09:54:28September 03 2014 02:46:05

Football Ref Imprisoned for Match-Fixing Released

Former Chinese football referee Lu Jun was released from prison on Tuesday.

Britain Unveils New Anti-terror Measures
World2014/09/02 09:18:30September 03 2014 02:46:05

Britain Unveils New Anti-terror Measures

British Prime Minister David Cameron said Monday that Britain will introduce a wide range of new measures to prevent terrorist suspects from traveling and impose tougher constraints on suspected extremists in the country.

Children Start New Term on Lonely Islet
China2014/09/02 09:10:26September 03 2014 02:46:05

Children Start New Term on Lonely Islet

Two students pose on the first day of new semester at the school on Beigang Island, Hainan province, Sept 1.

Chinese Officials Explain HK Universal Suffrage
China2014/09/02 08:24:04September 03 2014 02:46:05

Chinese Officials Explain HK Universal Suffrage

Senior Chinese officials are going public to explain the rationale behind their decision to grant universal suffrage to Hong Kong's chief executive election.

China Cuts Retail Gas Prices
Business2014/09/02 08:02:48September 03 2014 02:46:05

China Cuts Retail Gas Prices

The price of gasoline and diesel in China is going down tomorrow. The country's top economic regulator has announced a price cut of 105 yuan per tonne for gasoline and 100 yuan per tonne for diesel.

Microsoft Asked to Explain Monopoly Accusations
Business2014/09/01 19:41:33September 03 2014 02:46:05

Microsoft Asked to Explain Monopoly Accusations

A special investigation team questioned Microsoft vice president David Chen and other staff about alleged monopoly activities on Monday and asked the company to give an explanation.

China Publishes Historical Sites, Heroes Commemorating Anti-Japanese War
China2014/09/01 18:48:56September 03 2014 02:46:05

China Publishes Historical Sites, Heroes Commemorating Anti-Japanese War

China's State Council has released a list of 80 state facilities and sites commemorating the anti-Japanese war ahead of the 69th anniversary of the country's victory, which falls on Sept. 3.

Chen Long Wins First World Title after Defeating Lee Chongwei in Copenhagen
Sports2014/09/01 17:39:42September 03 2014 02:46:05

Chen Long Wins First World Title after Defeating Lee Chongwei in Copenhagen

China's Chen Long has taken the men's singles world title after defeating world number one Lee Chong Wei in straight-sets in the finals in Denmark.

Alipay, Huawei to Promote Mobile Fingerprint Payment
Business2014/09/01 17:37:23September 03 2014 02:46:05

Alipay, Huawei to Promote Mobile Fingerprint Payment

China's largest third-party payment platform, Alipay, is joining forces with telecommunications giant Huawei to develop a service allowing cellphone users to make online payments using fingerprints as verification.

Revised Budget Law to Have Far-reaching Effect
China2014/09/01 17:34:54September 03 2014 02:46:05

Revised Budget Law to Have Far-reaching Effect

China's top legislature has adopted a revised Budget Law on Sunday to put government income and spending into a more stringent legal constraint, a move that is set to have a far-reaching effect on the country's fiscal balance and health.

Man Jumps off Building after Killing 3 at Central China School
China2014/09/01 17:10:50September 03 2014 02:46:05

Man Jumps off Building after Killing 3 at Central China School

A man jumped off a building after killing three and injuring six others Monday morning at a primary school in central China's Hubei Province, the local government told Xinhua.

Putin Calls for Talks on State System in Eastern Ukraine
World2014/09/01 11:56:10September 03 2014 02:46:05

Putin Calls for Talks on State System in Eastern Ukraine

Ukrainian authorities should start talks on the state system in southeastern regions of the country, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Sunday.

China, Russia to Start Construction of Joint Gas Pipeline
Business2014/09/01 11:51:06September 03 2014 02:46:05

China, Russia to Start Construction of Joint Gas Pipeline

China and Russia are to start construction of a joint natural gas pipeline in Russia's eastern Siberia this weekend, in implementation of a natural gas supply contract signed between the two countries.

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