17 dead, 10 missing in China colliery blast

There have been 17 fatalities and 10 people remain trapped following an explosion at a coal mine in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region Saturday.

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China's top securities regulator condemns
Business2016/12/04 01:16:59December 04 2016 20:08:52

China's top securities regulator condemns "barbaric" stake acquisition

China's top securities regulator Liu Shiyu has slammed the practice of leveraged acquisition with "questionable" funds.

Building collapse in east China buries 5
China2016/12/04 01:15:14December 04 2016 20:08:52

Building collapse in east China buries 5

At least five people remain trapped under debris after a factory building collapsed on the outskirts of the eastern Chinese city of Jinan Saturday afternoon.

China lodges protest to U.S. over Trump's call with Taiwan leader
China2016/12/04 01:07:50December 04 2016 20:08:52

China lodges protest to U.S. over Trump's call with Taiwan leader

China has lodged solemn representations with the United States, urging the U.S. to honor its commitment to the one-China policy, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said on Saturday, which is diplomatic jargon for an official protest.

Rosberg stuns Formula One with retirement bombshell
Sports2016/12/03 20:25:45December 04 2016 20:08:52

Rosberg stuns Formula One with retirement bombshell

Nico Rosberg stunned Formula One on Friday with the shock announcement that he was retiring only days after achieving his lifetime ambition by winning his first world championship with Mercedes.

Chinese produced documentary
Showbiz2016/12/03 20:21:49December 04 2016 20:08:52

Chinese produced documentary "The Tokyo Trials" honored

A documentary series "The Tokyo Trials" produced by Radio and Television Shanghai, has been awarded the title "Best Documentary Series" by Asian Television Awards in Singapore on Friday.

S. Korean lawmakers put forward president impeachment bill
World2016/12/03 03:57:16December 04 2016 20:08:52

S. Korean lawmakers put forward president impeachment bill

South Korean lawmakers put forward a historic bill to impeach scandal-hit President Park Geun-hye early Saturday, after the opposition bloc heralded a vote on the motion on Dec. 9.

China's cabinet issues five-year plan for poverty alleviation
China2016/12/03 03:33:43December 04 2016 20:08:52

China's cabinet issues five-year plan for poverty alleviation

China's cabinet, the State Council, has released a poverty alleviation plan for the 13th Five-Year Plan period (2016-2020).

21 dead, one trapped in NE China coal mine blast
China2016/12/03 03:28:49December 04 2016 20:08:52

21 dead, one trapped in NE China coal mine blast

Twenty-one people had been confirmed dead and one was still trapped as of Friday night after a coal mine blast in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province on Tuesday, according to provincial authorities.

HKSAR gov't lodges new legal actions to disqualify four more legislators over invalid oaths
China2016/12/03 01:24:53December 04 2016 20:08:52

HKSAR gov't lodges new legal actions to disqualify four more legislators over invalid oaths

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) government on Friday launched a new round of legal actions to disqualify four more members of the Legislative Council (LegCo) for their invalid oaths.

Chelsea skipper Terry off to China?
Sports2016/12/02 18:40:57December 04 2016 20:08:52

Chelsea skipper Terry off to China?

Former Chelsea midfielder and Sunderland manager, Gus Poyet has been appointed manager of Chinese Super League team Shanghai Greenland Shenhua, immediately sparking rumours that he will seek to sign his former team-mate, and current Chelsea club skipper, John Terry.

New rules to help curb speculative outflow of yuan
Business2016/12/02 18:37:33December 04 2016 20:08:52

New rules to help curb speculative outflow of yuan

The central bank has drawn up new guidelines to strengthen inspections of domestic companies that make yuan loans overseas, the latest move to curb speculative shifting of yuan amid short-term depreciation pressure, a source with the bank said on Thursday.

Man wrongly executed 21 years ago for rape and murder acquitted by top Chinese court
China2016/12/02 18:27:59December 04 2016 20:08:52

Man wrongly executed 21 years ago for rape and murder acquitted by top Chinese court

Nie Shubin, who was executed 21 years ago for rape and murder, had his conviction overturned by China's top court on Friday.

Chinese, Russian companies reach agreement on sci-fi film remake
Showbiz2016/12/02 09:46:38December 04 2016 20:08:52

Chinese, Russian companies reach agreement on sci-fi film remake

The Sino-Russian Fund of Culture and Education has signed an agreement with Russian studios on the remake of Russian film Amphibian Man.

Thai crown prince formally proclaimed king
World2016/12/02 09:44:59December 04 2016 20:08:52

Thai crown prince formally proclaimed king

Thailand's Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn accepted invitation from parliament president to ascend to the throne and thus formally proclaimed King Rama X.

Rosberg: Hamilton’s one of the best, but no friend
Sports2016/12/01 21:14:24December 04 2016 20:08:52

Rosberg: Hamilton’s one of the best, but no friend

FORMULA One world champion Nico Rosberg hailed Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton as one of the greatest drivers of all time yesterday but ruled out forging any friendly ties with the Briton as long as they raced each other.

Soccer pain as Colombia plane crash probe starts
World2016/12/01 20:49:22December 04 2016 20:08:52

Soccer pain as Colombia plane crash probe starts

COLOMBIA’S worst air crash in two decades snuffed out a storybook run by a Brazilian soccer team, and authorities are digging in trying to figure out why a chartered jetliner crashed in the Andes, killing all but six of the 77 people aboard.

China imposes 10% consumption tax on luxury cars
China2016/12/01 20:47:41December 04 2016 20:08:52

China imposes 10% consumption tax on luxury cars

China has launched a 10-percent consumption tax on luxury cars as of Dec. 1.

VW, BMW, Ford to set up charging network
Business2016/12/01 09:43:21December 04 2016 20:08:52

VW, BMW, Ford to set up charging network

Volkswagen AG, BMW AG and Ford Motor Co plan to set up a European network for the speedy charging of electric-car batteries as the auto manufacturers seek to overcome customer resistance to the vehicles.

Tim Burton's fantasy film premiers in China, to hit theatres Friday
Showbiz2016/12/01 09:35:45December 04 2016 20:08:52

Tim Burton's fantasy film premiers in China, to hit theatres Friday

American filmmaker Tim Burton's new latest movie, "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children" is set to hit Chinese theatres in just over a day.

Cyber security threats up 10 times
Business2016/11/30 20:48:24December 04 2016 20:08:52

Cyber security threats up 10 times

The survey showed that the internet of things (IoT) has become a leading target of cyber attacks, though just 57 percent of Chinese respondents are investing in a related security strategy.

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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.

World's highest, longest glass-bottom bridge

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