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.

People mark International Yoga Day across world

Millions of yoga enthusiasts bent and twisted their bodies in complex postures across much of the world on Wednesday to mark the third International Yoga Day.

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Beijing court bans production of air-polluting company
China2017/08/20 09:29:22August 20 2017 23:35:12

Beijing court bans production of air-polluting company

A court in Beijing closed down a company from breaking air-pollution rules. The ban was issued before the final verdict as a protective measure, the first of its kind in Beijing.

Chinese airlines flying high with new routes to the UK and beyond
China2017/08/20 09:28:19August 20 2017 23:35:12

Chinese airlines flying high with new routes to the UK and beyond

Hainan Airlines to launch non-stop service between Chengdu and New York in October, but October will be a busy month for the airline as the USA isn't their only target destination.

China calls on U.S., Japan to stop remarks on Diaoyu Islands
China2017/08/19 09:33:30August 20 2017 23:35:12

China calls on U.S., Japan to stop remarks on Diaoyu Islands

A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson called on the United States and Japan to stop making incorrect remarks on the Diaoyu Islands and the South China Sea on Friday.

Two officials under investigation following fatal coal mine landslide
China2017/08/19 09:32:33August 20 2017 23:35:12

Two officials under investigation following fatal coal mine landslide

Two officials have been placed under investigation following a fatal landslide at an open-pit coal mine in north China's Shanxi Province.

Beijing Olympic gold winning cyclist Samuel Sanchez gives positive drug test
Sports2017/08/18 09:02:01August 20 2017 23:35:12

Beijing Olympic gold winning cyclist Samuel Sanchez gives positive drug test

Spanish cyclist Samuel Sanchez, who won the gold medal in the men's road race in the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games has been suspended following a positive drugs tests, the International Union of Cycling (UCI) has announced.

China warns of geological disasters in some region
China2017/08/18 09:01:01August 20 2017 23:35:12

China warns of geological disasters in some region

Meteorological authorities Thursday warned of possible geological disasters in southwestern China as heavy rain is expected in the region.

China audit finds poverty relief funds idle
China2017/08/18 08:59:04August 20 2017 23:35:12

China audit finds poverty relief funds idle

A large amount of rural funds earmarked for China's impoverished regions was found sitting idle as of the end of June, according to the latest quarterly review by the National Audit Office (NAO).

China's Mobike sued for patent infringement
Business2017/08/17 11:51:29August 20 2017 23:35:12

China's Mobike sued for patent infringement

Mobike, one of China's largest bike-sharing companies, was sued for patent infringement Wednesday.

Man sentenced to Life without parole for murdering Chinese student in 2014
World2017/08/17 11:50:16August 20 2017 23:35:12

Man sentenced to Life without parole for murdering Chinese student in 2014

A 21-year-old man, Andrew Garcia, was sentenced to imprisonment for life without parole on Wednesday, for the fatal beating of a 24-year-old Chinese University of Southern California (USC) engineering graduate student Xinran Ji using a baseball-bat in 2014.

China's oil, gas exploration investment up 12.6%
Business2017/08/17 11:49:20August 20 2017 23:35:12

China's oil, gas exploration investment up 12.6%

China's oil and natural gas exploration investment rose 12.6% during 2012-2016 period when compared with the previous five years, the Ministry of Land and Resources (MLR) said Tuesday.

Court to hear China's first lawsuit against smoking in public areas
China2017/08/16 19:55:21August 20 2017 23:35:12

Court to hear China's first lawsuit against smoking in public areas

A railway court in Beijing is scheduled to hear a lawsuit against smoking on China's passenger trains recently, reports Beijing Youth Daily.

Chinese investor becomes majority owner of Premier League club Southampton
China2017/08/15 21:14:04August 20 2017 23:35:12

Chinese investor becomes majority owner of Premier League club Southampton

Premier League club Southampton announced Monday night on its official website that the soccer team has been acquired by a Chinese investor.

Chinese visitors to US are top spenders
China2017/08/15 21:13:19August 20 2017 23:35:12

Chinese visitors to US are top spenders

Chinese visitors spent more in the United States in 2016 than those from other countries, according to a report from the US Commerce Department on Friday.

China-U.S. trade war leads nowhere: FM
China2017/08/15 09:47:49August 20 2017 23:35:12

China-U.S. trade war leads nowhere: FM

China said Monday that a China-U.S. trade war would lead nowhere, as President Donald Trump is poised to begin a trade investigation into China.

Beijingers can now enter subway stations by scanning mobile phones
China2017/08/14 19:33:12August 20 2017 23:35:12

Beijingers can now enter subway stations by scanning mobile phones

After the Fangshan subway line successfully tested a mobile payment option this June, people can swipe their mobile phones to enter all of Beijing's subway stations beginning August 14, reported Beijing Youth Daily.

Chinese version of “The Sound of Music” launched in Beijing
Showbiz2017/08/14 19:32:14August 20 2017 23:35:12

Chinese version of “The Sound of Music” launched in Beijing

Ever fancied singing "Do-Re-Mi", "Edelweiss" and "The Lonely Goatherd" in Chinese? Well now you can, with a Chinese version of the ever popular musical "The Sound of Music" launching in Beijing.

New Chinese maglev train completes pilot run
China2017/08/14 09:32:23August 20 2017 23:35:12

New Chinese maglev train completes pilot run

A new generation of Chinese middle-to-low-speed magnetically levitated trains completes pilot run in Shanghai.

China has one million new energy vehicles
China2017/08/14 09:30:30August 20 2017 23:35:12

China has one million new energy vehicles

The number of new energy vehicles in China has reached 1.01 million, according to the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) Sunday.

Trump to direct USTR to determine whether to investigate China's trade practices
China2017/08/13 10:23:17August 20 2017 23:35:12

Trump to direct USTR to determine whether to investigate China's trade practices

The U.S. administration said in Washington DC on Saturday that President Donald Trump will direct on Monday the U.S. trade representative (USTR) to determine whether to investigate China's trade practices, triggering concerns that Washington may take unilateral moves harming China-U.S. trade and economic ties.

China technology boosts Africa “10,000 Villages Connection” project
China2017/08/12 09:45:40August 20 2017 23:35:12

China technology boosts Africa “10,000 Villages Connection” project

The launch ceremony of a pilot satellite TV project was held in Hulumi village in the suburbs of Abuja, the capital of Nigeria, on Thursday August 10.

Expert denies links between Sichuan quake and Three Gorges Dam
China2017/08/12 09:43:48August 20 2017 23:35:12

Expert denies links between Sichuan quake and Three Gorges Dam

An expert from the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) on Friday refuted some online speculation that the Three Gorges Dam could have been related to the 7.0-magnitude quake that hit southwest China's Sichuan Province Tuesday.

Guam has 14 minutes to alert if DPRK fires missiles: official
World2017/08/11 20:54:00August 20 2017 23:35:12

Guam has 14 minutes to alert if DPRK fires missiles: official

If the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) fires missiles toward Guam, they would take about 14 minutes to reach the island and the alert system there would notified the public, Guam's Homeland Security Office said Thursday.

Social media platforms probed for breaking China cyber security laws
China2017/08/11 20:52:59August 20 2017 23:35:12

Social media platforms probed for breaking China cyber security laws

According to the Cyberspace Administration of China, some content found on WeChat, Weibo and Baidu Tieba, involves terrorism, rumors and obscenities, threatening the security of the nation, public security and social order.

 
China's green food companies exceed 10,000
Business2017/08/19 10:31:30August 20 2017 23:35:12

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China's green food companies exceed 10,000
Business2017/08/19 10:31:30August 20 2017 23:35:12

China's green food companies exceed 10,000

China has more than 10,000 accredited green food companies producing more than 26,000 types of products, latest statistics showed.

Chinese bike-sharing company Ofo enters Seattle
China has more than 10,000 accredited green food companies producing more than 26,000 types of products, latest statistics showed.

Chinese bike-sharing company Ofo enters Seattle
Business2017/08/19 10:31:30August 20 2017 23:35:12

Chinese bike-sharing company Ofo enters Seattle

China's bike-sharing company Ofo has launched services in Seattle

Business2017/08/19 10:31:30August 20 2017 23:35:12

Chinese bike-sharing company Ofo enters Seattle

China's bike-sharing company Ofo has launched services in Seattle

China auctions exploration rights for shale gas
Business2017/08/19 10:31:30August 20 2017 23:35:12

China auctions exploration rights for shale gas

China auctions exploration rights for shale gas

Business2017/08/19 10:31:30August 20 2017 23:35:12

China auctions exploration rights for shale gas

China auctioned the exploration rights for a shale gas mine Friday

China accelerates planning of Xiongan New Area
Business2017/08/19 08:31:41August 20 2017 23:35:12

China accelerates planning of Xiongan New Area

Photo taken on April 24, 2017 shows the scenery of the county seat of Rongcheng, north China's Hebei Province

China accelerates planning of Xiongan New Area

Photo taken on April 24, 2017 shows the scenery of the county seat of Rongcheng, north China's Hebei Province

Guideline tightens control of outbound direct investments
Business2017/08/19 08:31:37August 20 2017 23:35:12

Guideline tightens control of outbound direct investments

Business2017/08/19 08:31:37August 20 2017 23:35:12

Guideline tightens control of outbound direct investments

The Chinese government released a guideline on Friday to further tighten the grip on or ban outbound direct investments

China to deepen VAT tax reform to boost economy
Business2017/08/19 08:31:36August 20 2017 23:35:12

China to deepen VAT tax reform to boost economy

China will continue value-added tax reform in an attempt to boos the economy through tax cuts.VAT reform is a key part o

China to deepen VAT tax reform to boost economy

China will continue value-added tax reform in an attempt to boos the economy through tax cuts.VAT reform is a key part o

China to beat solar power installed goal
Business2017/08/18 15:32:04August 20 2017 23:35:12

China to beat solar power installed goal

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Business2017/08/18 15:32:04August 20 2017 23:35:12

China to beat solar power installed goal

China will exceed its target for installing solar power as costs decline and transmission becomes more efficient, UBS said yesterday.

HG Entertainment inches closer to listing in Shanghai
Business2017/08/18 15:05:43August 20 2017 23:35:12

HG Entertainment inches closer to listing in Shanghai

The military-themed movie Wolf Warrior 2 features Wu Jing in multiple roles, including director and star

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HG Entertainment inches closer to listing in Shanghai

The military-themed movie Wolf Warrior 2 features Wu Jing in multiple roles, including director and star

U.S., South Korea to hold special session of KORUS FTA next week
Business2017/08/18 15:05:42August 20 2017 23:35:12

U.S., South Korea to hold special session of KORUS FTA next week

The United States and South Korea will hold a special session of the Joint Committee under the U.S.-South Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA) next week, U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer announced on Thursday.

APEC strives for streamlined food export regulations
Business2017/08/18 14:32:25The United States and South Korea will hold a special session of the Joint Committee under the U.S.-South Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA) next week, U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer announced on Thursday.

APEC strives for streamlined food export regulations
Business2017/08/18 14:32:25August 20 2017 23:35:12

APEC strives for streamlined food export regulations

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Committee on Trade and Investment started gathering in Ho Chi Minh City on Friday, seeking measures to ease bottlenecks to safe and efficient food trade between APEC member economies.

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APEC strives for streamlined food export regulations

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Committee on Trade and Investment started gathering in Ho Chi Minh City on Friday, seeking measures to ease bottlenecks to safe and efficient food trade between APEC member economies.

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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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