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Beijing Railway Station Unveils Details on Traveling with Guide Dogs
China2015/04/28 17:59:25April 28 2015 19:55:00

Beijing Railway Station Unveils Details on Traveling with Guide Dogs

Travellers will be able to reserve the service 12 hours before boarding the train from May 1, which is also the first day of the May Day holiday.

Captain of S.Korean Sunken Ferry Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murder
World2015/04/28 17:58:23April 28 2015 19:55:00

Captain of S.Korean Sunken Ferry Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murder

The captain of the South Korean sunken ferry Sewol was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday in an appeals court ruling, reversing a lower court's judgment.

BYD Wins Biggest Order for Electric Bus in US
Business2015/04/28 17:56:07April 28 2015 19:55:00

BYD Wins Biggest Order for Electric Bus in US

China's leading electric vehicle producer BYD has won an order for 60 pure electric transit buses from a US mass-transit operator.

China Confirms PLA to Take Part in Russia's Victory Day Parade
China2015/04/28 17:55:05April 28 2015 19:55:00

China Confirms PLA to Take Part in Russia's Victory Day Parade

China's top envoy in Russia says that the People's Liberation Army will for the first time send a contingent to take part in a major parade in Moscow.

Abe Not to Attend Russian WWII Ceremony
World2015/04/28 17:53:34April 28 2015 19:55:00

Abe Not to Attend Russian WWII Ceremony

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has declined an invitation from Russia to attend events to be held in Moscow to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the victory over Fascism.

Prisoners Stand Trial for NE China Jailbreak
China2015/04/28 17:50:58April 28 2015 19:55:00

Prisoners Stand Trial for NE China Jailbreak

Three prisoners stood trial in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province for allegedly killing a prison guard and escaping a detention center in September.

Nepal Gov't Declares National Crisis as Quake Toll Reaches 4264
China2015/04/28 11:38:54April 28 2015 19:55:00

Nepal Gov't Declares National Crisis as Quake Toll Reaches 4264

The 72-hour so-called "golden window" to rescue possible survivors is now fading. Damaged roads, broken communication lines and landslides, as well as a lack of earth-moving equipment in rural areas is making relief efforts that much more difficult.

PetroChina 1st Quarter Profit down 82 Percent
Business2015/04/28 11:36:25April 28 2015 19:55:00

PetroChina 1st Quarter Profit down 82 Percent

PetroChina is reporting a significant downturn in its first-quarter profits. The company has pulled in just under 1-billion US dollars during the first 3-months of the year.

PLA's Moscow debut confirmed
China2015/04/28 11:26:29April 28 2015 19:55:00

PLA's Moscow debut confirmed

China's top envoy in Russia confirmed on Monday that the People's Liberation Army will, for the first time, send a contingent to take part in a major parade in Moscow next month.

4,000 Chinese Remain Stuck, Gov't Rushes Army to Help Nepal
China2015/04/28 10:51:58April 28 2015 19:55:00

4,000 Chinese Remain Stuck, Gov't Rushes Army to Help Nepal

China's military dispatched 4 IL-76 transportation planes to help with rescue work in Nepal where about 4,000 Chinese remain stranded in the country.

NPT Review Conference Discusses N.Korea and Iran Nuclear Issues
World2015/04/28 10:29:19April 28 2015 19:55:00

NPT Review Conference Discusses N.Korea and Iran Nuclear Issues

World leaders are gathering in New York to review and update the 1970 nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. International Atomic Energy Agency chief Yukio Amano says one of the leading topics to be discussed will be North Korea.

Pyongyang Launches Twice-weekly Regular Flights to Shanghai
Business2015/04/28 10:25:05April 28 2015 19:55:00

Pyongyang Launches Twice-weekly Regular Flights to Shanghai

Air Koryo, North Korea's state-run air carrier, has begun twice-weekly flights between Shanghai and Pyongyang. Each flight can carry up to 176 passengers.

China Oil Giant President under Probe
Business2015/04/27 20:39:12April 28 2015 19:55:00

China Oil Giant President under Probe

President of China's major oil refiner China Petrochemical Corporation (Sinopec Group) is under investigation.

Michael Schumacher's Son Wins first Formula 4 Race
Sports2015/04/27 20:37:57April 28 2015 19:55:00

Michael Schumacher's Son Wins first Formula 4 Race

Michael Schumacher's son Mick claimed a victory in Formula 4. He won a trophy for best rookie driver in his debut in the weekend, having climbed to 9th place despite starting at 19th.

Over 500 Smuggled Tusks Seized at Thai Port
World2015/04/27 17:50:35April 28 2015 19:55:00

Over 500 Smuggled Tusks Seized at Thai Port

Over 500 elephant tusks smuggled from Africa and destined for an Indochinese state were seized at a Thai port over the weekend.

Major Automakers Turn Green to Cash in on Growing Market
Business2015/04/27 17:49:35April 28 2015 19:55:00

Major Automakers Turn Green to Cash in on Growing Market

Major automakers are launching hybrids and plug-ins, which customers are snapping up.

Google, Facebook Help Ease Worries after Nepal Earthquake
World2015/04/27 13:48:58April 28 2015 19:55:00

Google, Facebook Help Ease Worries after Nepal Earthquake

After Saturday's massive earthquake in Nepal, Google and Facebook are providing check-in tools to help alleviate worries.

Lin Dan Wins Title at Badminton Asian Championships
Sports2015/04/27 11:12:27April 28 2015 19:55:00

Lin Dan Wins Title at Badminton Asian Championships

Lin Dan defended the men's singles title at the Badminton Asia Championships in Wuhan on Sunday, downing compatriot Tian Houwei 21-19, 21-8 in the final.

Police seize first 'most wanted' fugitive
China2015/04/27 11:09:07April 28 2015 19:55:00

Police seize first 'most wanted' fugitive

Chinese police have captured Dai Xuemin, the first most wanted fugitive nabbed since Interpol issued arrest warrants for 100 missing officials suspected of corruption.

UNICEF Starts Delivering Relief Aid to Yemen
World2015/04/27 11:04:53April 28 2015 19:55:00

UNICEF Starts Delivering Relief Aid to Yemen

The United Nations Children's Fund has started delivering medical aid to Yemen.UNICEF spokesperman Mohamed Al-Asadi says the aid includes essentials for hospitals in the country.

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