Arrival of Solar-powered Airplane in Chongqing Hits Heights with Students

About 1,600 young Chinese students stood, applauded and cheered as two Swiss pilots entered a school hall in Chongqing on Tuesday afternoon.

Myanmar Negotiators Issue Joint Statement on Finalized Ceasefire Agreement

Myanmar President U Thein Sein (C front), members of Myanmar government's Union Peace-Making Work Committee (UPWC) and the ethnic armed groups' National Ceasefire Coordination Team (NCCT) pose for a group photo during a signing ceremony of draft of the nationwide ceasefire agreement (NCA) between members of Myanmar government's UPWC and the ethnic armed groups' NCCT at the Myanmar Peace Center in Yangon, Myanmar, March 31, 2015.

Forty-six Countries Lured by Funding Bank

Productive' talks held among would-be AIIB founders on the institution's rules Forty-six countries had joined or applied to become founding members of the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank when the deadline closed on Tuesday.

China Withdrawing More Nationals from Yemen

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One Dead, Two Hurt as Vehicle Tries to Ram US Spy Agency Gates

Two people tried to run their vehicle through National Security Agency's entrance gates near Washington on Monday before guards shot one of them dead, and the vehicle's second occupant and a police officer were injured, officials said.

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Everbright Plans Listing on HK Bourse
Business2015/04/01 09:57:53April 01 2015 15:59:36

Everbright Plans Listing on HK Bourse

Everbright Securities Co is planning to list on the Hong Kong stock exchange to raise fresh funds for business expansion after the brokerage posted a stunning ninefold rise in net profit last year.

Yu Dabao Salvages a 1-1 Draw for China Against Tunisia
Sports2015/04/01 09:56:09April 01 2015 15:59:36

Yu Dabao Salvages a 1-1 Draw for China Against Tunisia

Substitute Yu Dabao's goal during injury time salvaged a 1-1 draw for China against Tunisia at the Nanjing Olympic Sports Center.

IS Attack Kills 44 in Central Syria
World2015/04/01 09:35:58April 01 2015 15:59:36

IS Attack Kills 44 in Central Syria

A total of 44 people were killed, including women and children, and more than 20 others wounded Tuesday when extremist groups attacked a pro-government town in central Syria, according to Syria's national TV.

'Kingsman: The Secret Service' Tops China Box Office
Showbiz2015/04/01 09:33:18April 01 2015 15:59:36

'Kingsman: The Secret Service' Tops China Box Office

"Kingsman: The Secret Service" has topped the China box office on its opening weekend, grossing over 24-million US dollars in just three days in theatres.

China, Uganda Presidents Pledge Further Cooperation
China2015/04/01 09:29:55April 01 2015 15:59:36

China, Uganda Presidents Pledge Further Cooperation

Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks with his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni on Tuesday in Beijing, pledging to enhance bilateral and China-Africa cooperation.

Robin Williams' Estate Court Hearing Postponed till June
Showbiz2015/03/31 20:46:56April 01 2015 15:59:36

Robin Williams' Estate Court Hearing Postponed till June

A hearing involving Robin Williams' widow and his children was postponed until June as the battle over the late actor's estate continues.

Robertson stunned, Ding ends first-round elimination at China Open
Sports2015/03/31 20:34:31April 01 2015 15:59:36

Robertson stunned, Ding ends first-round elimination at China Open

Former world champion Neil Robertson has been bundled out of the China Open snooker tournament in the first round, while local favorite Ding Junhui beat first-round elimination jinx.

Xi eyes China-Australia FTA this year
China2015/03/31 20:31:54April 01 2015 15:59:36

Xi eyes China-Australia FTA this year

China is looking forward to a China-Australia free trade agreement being signed this year, President Xi Jinping says when meeting with Australian Governor-General Peter Cosgrove.

Iran nuclear talks in home stretch
World2015/03/31 19:27:30April 01 2015 15:59:36

Iran nuclear talks in home stretch

Foreign ministers from major world powers and Iran have resumed nuclear talks to further narrow gaps on the remaining disagreements, as the lengthey negotiations entered the final day of deadline.

Apple Launches Trade-In Program in China
Business2015/03/31 19:21:53April 01 2015 15:59:36

Apple Launches Trade-In Program in China

Apple Inc has officially announced the launch of a trade-in program for iPhone and iPad products in China starting from March 31, 2015.

Alibaba's Jack Ma Meets Indian PM
Business2015/03/31 15:11:53April 01 2015 15:59:36

Alibaba's Jack Ma Meets Indian PM

China's e-commerce giant Alibaba can help empower small businesses in India, executive chairman Jack Ma told Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during their meeting.

Campaigning Begins ahead of UK Elections
World2015/03/31 10:33:09April 01 2015 15:59:36

Campaigning Begins ahead of UK Elections

British Prime Minister David Cameron warned voters they faced a “stark choice” in May’s tight election as he kicked off campaigning yesterday after a ceremonial visit to Queen Elizabeth II.

China's GDP Growth Likely to Rise to 7.2% in Q2
Business2015/03/31 10:27:54April 01 2015 15:59:36

China's GDP Growth Likely to Rise to 7.2% in Q2

A Bank of China Ltd report has predicted China's economy to stabilize in the second quarter of this year, and GDP growth to rise from around 7 percent in the first quarter to 7.2 percent in the second.

Alicia Vikander to be
Showbiz2015/03/31 10:23:10April 01 2015 15:59:36

Alicia Vikander to be "Voice" of Ingrid Bergman

Swedish actress Alicia Vikander is to be the "voice" of Ingrid Bergman in a new documentary about the life of Bergman.

Jimmy Walker Wins Hometown Texas Open
Sports2015/03/31 10:13:52April 01 2015 15:59:36

Jimmy Walker Wins Hometown Texas Open

Hometown favorite Jimmy Walker has claimed a four-stroke victory over Jordan Spieth in the Texas Open at TPC San Antonio.

China Launches Upgraded Satellite for Independent SatNav System
China2015/03/31 10:01:10April 01 2015 15:59:36

China Launches Upgraded Satellite for Independent SatNav System

China launched a new-generation satellite into space for its indigenous global navigation and positioning network at 9:52 p.m. Beijing Time Monday.

Pitbull back with bite on second China tour
Showbiz2015/03/30 20:52:30April 01 2015 15:59:36

Pitbull back with bite on second China tour

US rapper Pitbull's last show in Beijing two years ago was a huge hit with fans and now the hip hop artist is set to return.

Rafael Nadal Suffers Upset Loss in Round 3 of Miami Open
Sports2015/03/30 20:45:41April 01 2015 15:59:36

Rafael Nadal Suffers Upset Loss in Round 3 of Miami Open

Rafael Nadal suffered an upset defeat in three sets at the hands of fellow Spaniard and 26th-seed Fernando Verdasco.

China relaxes mortgage rules for second home buyers
Business2015/03/30 20:42:26April 01 2015 15:59:36

China relaxes mortgage rules for second home buyers

Chinese authorities have decided to relax mortgage rules for second home buyers to address demand for improved housing and lift the sagging housing market.

Beijing to Adpot "Odd-Even Plate Number Rule" If AQI Tops 300 for 3 Days
China2015/03/30 20:39:48April 01 2015 15:59:36

Beijing to Adpot "Odd-Even Plate Number Rule" If AQI Tops 300 for 3 Days

The municipal government in Beijing has officially launched an emergency responding plan for air pollution.

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Record-breaking Glass Bridge to Finish Construction in Chongqing

A glass cantilever bridge in Longgang scenic area in Yunyang, Southwest China's Chongqing municipality is 718 meters above the ground. It has a cantilever extending 26.64 meters from the edge, five meters longer than the Grand Canyon Skywalk.

Giant Cake in Nanjing with 329 Ingredients Makes Guiness World Record

A group of chefs in Nanjing, East China's Jiangsu province have set a Guiness world record for baking the "richest fruit cake" with the most ingredients, Chinanews.com reports.

Memorial Ceremony in Honour of Lee Kuan Yew Held in Vancouver

Residents express their sadness during the moment of silence at a memorial event in Vancouver, Canada, March 28, 2015. Hundreds of Singaporean in Vancouver participate in the memorial event to commemorate Singapore's former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew on Saturday.

UEFA Euro 2016: Croatia Sweeps Norway 5-1

Players of Croatia celebrate for a goal against Norway during the UEFA Euro 2016 Group H qualifying match at Maksimir stadium in Zagreb, capital of Croatia, March 28, 2015. Croatia won 5-1.

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