PLA expands international influence

World's largest military force has seen role in global governance grow substantially since its founding nine decades ago.

China could become first country to stop using paper money

As the first country in the world to use paper money, China is expected to also become the first to stop using paper money due to the soaring popularity of mobile payment platforms, analysts forecasted on July 24.

Circus show opposite Houses of Parliament

Circus artists perform a stunt opposite the Houses of Parliament to announce the official launch of Circus250 in London, Tuesday, July 25, 2017.

Turn granny into shining star in photos

A series of photos taken by the grandson of a 70-year-old woman in Beijing have gone viral in China. In the photos, the 70-year-old emulates poses taken by famed Taiwan actress and model Lin Chi-ling at the same park in Beijing.

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McDonald's China responds to moldy ice cream allegations
China2017/07/27 19:40:10July 28 2017 04:38:51

McDonald's China responds to moldy ice cream allegations

McDonald's China has said that all components in its ice cream machines in its Chinese outlets will be cleaned and changed regularly to ensure the high safety of the food, reports thepaper.cn.

China Telecom scrapping domestic roaming fees from September
China2017/07/27 19:38:15July 28 2017 04:38:51

China Telecom scrapping domestic roaming fees from September

Domestic roaming charges for long-distance calls made via China Telecom are being scrapped from September 1, 2017, according to the company's chairman Yang Jie.

William Chan acts Genghis Khan
Showbiz2017/07/27 13:15:02July 28 2017 04:38:51

William Chan acts Genghis Khan

William Chan acts Genghis Khan.He talks a bit about the difficulties of filming this movie.

Chinese actress appointed as the UK's Spirit of Youth campaign ambassador
China Revealed2017/07/27 11:17:23July 28 2017 04:38:51

Chinese actress appointed as the UK's Spirit of Youth campaign ambassador

Chinese actress Jiang Shuying was recently appointed as the UK's Spirit of Youth campaign ambassador.

Jackie Chan shares his early years
China Revealed2017/07/27 10:59:58July 28 2017 04:38:51

Jackie Chan shares his early years

Action star Jackie Chan's experience is a good example of the famous phrase "Rome was not built in a day".

Sun Yang 5th in 800m; mixed relay team 3rd
Sports2017/07/27 10:26:55July 28 2017 04:38:51

Sun Yang 5th in 800m; mixed relay team 3rd

Sun Yang has finished the 800 meter freestyle final in 5th place at the swimming World Championships.

Campers on Bund leave trash behind
China2017/07/27 10:25:49July 28 2017 04:38:51

Campers on Bund leave trash behind

Security patrols have been stepped up along Shanghai's Bund area to stop people from camping there. Trouble is, the campers generate a lot of trash.

Doorplates in Jinan to include QR codes
China2017/07/26 19:34:23July 28 2017 04:38:51

Doorplates in Jinan to include QR codes

A new campaign to establish QR codes on the doorplates of homes in Jinan, capital of Shandong Province has been launched, reports local newspaper The Jinan Times.

11 sentenced for north China tomb raiding
China2017/07/26 19:33:11July 28 2017 04:38:51

11 sentenced for north China tomb raiding

A court has sentenced 11 people to jail for looting a royal tomb in north China's Hebei Province.

Philippine President Duterte vows for closer relations with China
China2017/07/26 11:03:41July 28 2017 04:38:51

Philippine President Duterte vows for closer relations with China

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte pledged on Tuesday that his country is to build stronger bilateral relations with China.

Xu Jiayu wins Chinese male swimmers' first backstroke title at World Championships
Sports2017/07/26 11:02:27July 28 2017 04:38:51

Xu Jiayu wins Chinese male swimmers' first backstroke title at World Championships

Xu Jiayu claimed the champion of the men's 100m backstroke at the 17th FINA World Championships in Budapest on Tuesday, the first ever victory for Chinese male swimmers in the event at worlds.

Culture of West China on show in London
World2017/07/25 21:01:34July 28 2017 04:38:51

Culture of West China on show in London

A week-long event showcasing the culture of western China has opened at the Mermaid Theatre in London, offering a glimpse of the lesser-known region.

Hong Kong to implement one-stop boundary control at cross-border railway station
China2017/07/25 20:59:04July 28 2017 04:38:51

Hong Kong to implement one-stop boundary control at cross-border railway station

The government of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) on Tuesday announced a one-stop boundary control arrangement at the cross-border railway station in West Kowloon.

Doklam has always been under China's effective jurisdiction without dispute: FM
China2017/07/25 10:28:24July 28 2017 04:38:51

Doklam has always been under China's effective jurisdiction without dispute: FM

A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Monday that there has been no territorial dispute in the Doklam area.

Duterte vows to continue war against illicit drugs
World2017/07/25 10:27:35July 28 2017 04:38:51

Duterte vows to continue war against illicit drugs

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is vowing to continue the war on illegal drugs despite international pressure from some world leaders and human rights groups.

Chelsea apologizes for player's insulting post about China
Sports2017/07/24 19:35:13July 28 2017 04:38:51

Chelsea apologizes for player's insulting post about China

Chelsea has issued a statement on the club's official website apologizing for Brazilian defender Kenedy's offensive social media post that enraged Chinese people.

New film about transgendered people in China creates stir
China2017/07/24 19:01:20July 28 2017 04:38:51

New film about transgendered people in China creates stir

The screening of a film shot by middle school students in Beijing about the lives of transgendered people is stirring up significant debate, reports the Beijing Youth Daily.

Cash rewards offered for deciphering oracle bones
China2017/07/23 19:31:50July 28 2017 04:38:51

Cash rewards offered for deciphering oracle bones

The National Museum of Chinese Writing has encouraged people from around the world to help decipher oracle bone inscriptions dating back more than 3,000 years to the Shang Dynasty (1600-1046 BC).

Beijing police bust theft ring targeting flag-raising ceremony viewers
China2017/07/23 19:30:38July 28 2017 04:38:51

Beijing police bust theft ring targeting flag-raising ceremony viewers

Beijing police have caught 24 suspected thieves who targeted tourists viewing the daily flag-raising ceremony in Tian'anmen Square, the heart of Beijing.

Chinese air force's fighter units become strong contingent: expert
China2017/07/23 10:13:44July 28 2017 04:38:51

Chinese air force's fighter units become strong contingent: expert

Ahead of the 90th anniversary of the formation of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA), military experts have been discussing the development of the various divisions over the years.

PHOTOS

Chinese panda Meng Meng celebrates 4th birthday at Berlin zoo

Meng Meng, one of two Chinese pandas, receives a birthday cake to mark its fourth birthday in the enclosure at the zoo in Berlin, on July 10, 2017.

Premier Li Keqiang encourages to build agriculture talent highland

Premier Li Keqiang inspects the Yangling Agricultural Hi-tech Industry Demonstration Zone in Shaanxi Province on July 10, 2017.

“Mah Jongg Marathon” event held in New York, U.S.

Hobbyists play Mah Jongg during the "Mah Jongg Marathon" event at Bryant Park in New York City, the United States, on July 3, 2017.

Row, row, row your boat! Life in flooded Guangxi

People always find ways to get out of a sticky situation. If you think that's not true, these images from South China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region should dispel your doubts.

World's largest indoor ski resort opens in China's ice city

The world's largest indoor ski resort has officially opened in China's “City of Ice” - Harbin, the capital of Heilongjiang province, June 30, 2017.

Xi draws “red line” for handling mainland-HK relations

President Xi Jinping Saturday drew the "red line" for handling relations between the mainland and Hong Kong, warning against attempts to undermine national sovereignty or challenge the central government's power.


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