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Hong Kong metro operator wins race to run one of Britain's major rail services
China2017-03-27 21:00March 28 2017 02:32:17

Hong Kong metro operator wins race to run one of Britain's major rail services

MTR, the company that runs the Hong Kong metro system, was named on Monday as a partner in a new consortium to run one of the major inter-city rail franchises in Britain.

Chinese gov't efforts to promote development and preserve culture in Tibet significant: French author
China2017-03-27 21:00March 28 2017 02:32:17

Chinese gov't efforts to promote development and preserve culture in Tibet significant: French author

The Chinese government has made significant efforts to promote the social development and preserve culture in Tibet, Sonia Bressler, French author of “Discovering Tibet” has said in an interview with Xinhua at the ongoing Paris Book Salon.

China uncovers 583 drug-making cases in 2016
China2017-03-27 20:00March 28 2017 02:32:17

China uncovers 583 drug-making cases in 2016

Chinese police handled 583 cases related to drug production and busted 438 drug-production dens nationwide last year, according to a report released by the National Narcotics Control Commission Monday.

China, Micronesia to cooperate on Belt and Road
China2017-03-27 19:34March 28 2017 02:32:17

China, Micronesia to cooperate on Belt and Road

Chinese President Xi Jinping told visiting Micronesian President Peter M. Christian Monday that China welcomed the Pacific island country to participate in the Belt and Road construction.

Drug addiction on the rise in China: report
China2017-03-27 19:00March 28 2017 02:32:17

Drug addiction on the rise in China: report

The number of drug addicts in China is still slowly growing, a report released by the National Narcotics Control Commission said Monday.

China seizes 430.6 kg cocaine in 2016
China2017-03-27 19:00March 28 2017 02:32:17

China seizes 430.6 kg cocaine in 2016

Chinese police confiscated 430.6 kg of cocaine in 64 smuggling cases in 2016, according to a report issued by the National Narcotics Control Commission Monday.

China, Australia police arrest 5 drug traffickers
China2017-03-27 18:31March 28 2017 02:32:17

China, Australia police arrest 5 drug traffickers

Police from China and Australia have captured five suspects in cross-border drug trafficking.

Chinese shares edge down despite strong industrial profits
China2017-03-27 18:31March 28 2017 02:32:17

Chinese shares edge down despite strong industrial profits

Chinese stocks closed slightly lower on Monday, as analysts said liquidity pressure offset upbeat industrial profit data.

More shipping lines cut terminal handling charges in China
China2017-03-27 18:30March 28 2017 02:32:17

More shipping lines cut terminal handling charges in China

After government probes, seven more container shipping lines have offered to cut terminal handling charges in China, saving traders millions of dollars, authorities said Monday.

China-made wearable robot to enter market
China2017-03-27 17:30March 28 2017 02:32:17

China-made wearable robot to enter market

A China-made wearable robot that can assist disabled people with walking is expected to enter the market in one to two years, the developer has said.

China, New Zealand agree to start talks on upgrading FTA in late April
China2017-03-27 17:01March 28 2017 02:32:17

China, New Zealand agree to start talks on upgrading FTA in late April

China and New Zealand agreed to start talks on upgrading a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) in late April.

Guandong police nab 1,800-plus immigrants
China2017-03-27 17:00March 28 2017 02:32:17

Guandong police nab 1,800-plus immigrants

More than 1,800 immigrants living in the country without legal permission have been detained in Guangdong province so far this year, a 40 percent increase on the same period last year.

OECD says managing risks and growth crucial to Chinese economy
China2017-03-27 16:31March 28 2017 02:32:17

OECD says managing risks and growth crucial to Chinese economy

Over-leveraging and over-capacity are two major challenges for China’s economy in the “new normal” with slower but sustainable growth rates, a new biennial report from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) pointed out.

New fungus found able to degrade polyurethane (PU): Chinese scientists
China2017-03-27 16:31March 28 2017 02:32:17

New fungus found able to degrade polyurethane (PU): Chinese scientists

Chinese scientists revealed on Friday that they have successfully extracted a new fungus from plastic waste, which is capable of degrading polyurethane (PU), a chemical commonly used in the manufacture of plastic-related materials.

Beijing regulates parking for shared bikes
China2017-03-27 16:00March 28 2017 02:32:17

Beijing regulates parking for shared bikes

Beijing transport authorities have urged bike-sharing companies and individual users to park bikes correctly after they caused chaos at a busy bus station, capital officials said.

High fiber diet key to reducing effects of asthma: Aussie research
China2017-03-27 15:30March 28 2017 02:32:17

High fiber diet key to reducing effects of asthma: Aussie research

Fiber supplements could be used as a treatment to asthma, an Australian study has shown.

Sinopec's 2016 profit rises 43.8% to $6.75b
China2017-03-27 15:00March 28 2017 02:32:17

Sinopec's 2016 profit rises 43.8% to $6.75b

China Petroleum and Chemical Corp (Sinopec Corp) said on Sunday its net profit rose 43.8 percent, reaching 46.4 billion yuan ($6.75 billion) last year, Securities Daily reported.

New Zealand's kiwifruit heading home to China
China2017-03-27 14:31March 28 2017 02:32:17

New Zealand's kiwifruit heading home to China

The weather is pleasant and cool in northern New Zealand at the end of March. The farms in Tauranga grow vast stretches of a nutrient-rich fruit with soft, green flesh and a unique taste. It is kiwifruit, a signature farm produce of New Zealand.

Chinese medical team to treat congenital heart-disease children in Myanmar
China2017-03-27 14:31March 28 2017 02:32:17

Chinese medical team to treat congenital heart-disease children in Myanmar

A Chinese medical team is due to arrive in Yangon later on Monday to launch an action plan aimed at saving children in Myanmar suffering from congenital heart disease.

More high-tech zones in China
China2017-03-27 14:00March 28 2017 02:32:17

More high-tech zones in China

The number of national high-tech industrial zones in China has increased to 156, with operating revenue hitting 27.9 trillion yuan (4 trillion U.S. dollars) in 2016.

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