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Li: More foreign talent welcome
China2017-01-21 19:43January 22 2017 03:32:53

Li: More foreign talent welcome

More foreign talent is welcome to China for innovation work and business, and the government will step up support in such areas as granting "green cards", project applications and intellectual property protection, Premier Li Keqiang said on Friday.

Going somewhere? Don't forget to take these items
China2017-01-21 11:27January 22 2017 03:32:53

Going somewhere? Don't forget to take these items

To relieve travelers from long lines or congested traffic during their long journey back to their hometown to enjoy the traditional Chinese festival with their families, here are some tips to make the travel comfortable.

More cities see air-quality standards improved: environment official
China2017-01-21 11:01January 22 2017 03:32:53

More cities see air-quality standards improved: environment official

China's Ministry of Environmental Protection has published new data on national air quality through this past year, noting more cities have seen improvements in air quality.

Beijing-based Oceanwide set to buy IDG
China2017-01-21 10:55January 22 2017 03:32:53

Beijing-based Oceanwide set to buy IDG

Chinese companies are showing more ambition to reach into the international market, especially in the rapidly evolving technology sector, with a major acquisition announced on Thursday.

Ban on banquets spices up discussion
China2017-01-21 10:23January 22 2017 03:32:53

Ban on banquets spices up discussion

A near-complete ban on banquets in Kaili, Guizhou province, has drawn mixed reactions, with restaurant owners worried about a decrease in business.

HK to reduce carbon intensity by 70 pct by 2030: gov't action plan
China2017-01-21 10:23January 22 2017 03:32:53

HK to reduce carbon intensity by 70 pct by 2030: gov't action plan

Hong Kong aims at reducing carbon intensity by 65 to 70 percent by 2030 compared with the 2005 level, the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government said in a climate action plan released on Friday.

Wuhan goes digital with electronic ID card
China2017-01-21 10:23January 22 2017 03:32:53

Wuhan goes digital with electronic ID card

Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province, is pioneering the use of electronic ID cards for its residents as the government aims to create a smart city, Xinhua News Agency reports.

Segway's 'mobility robot platform' to begin mass production
China2017-01-21 10:22January 22 2017 03:32:53

Segway's 'mobility robot platform' to begin mass production

A China-made mobile robot is set to begin mass production for consumers later this year.

Revolutionary "smart needle" to help make brain surgeries safer: Aussie researchers
China2017-01-21 09:47January 22 2017 03:32:53

Revolutionary "smart needle" to help make brain surgeries safer: Aussie researchers

Brain surgery could become a lot safer after researchers at the University of Adelaide developed a new, high-tech needle which will help surgeons avoid "at-risk" blood vessels.

Air quality improves in north
China2017-01-21 09:47January 22 2017 03:32:53

Air quality improves in north

The Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region saw improvements in air quality in 2016, though it was at times still plagued by severe pollution.

Artificial intelligence may cut plug-in hybrid fuel consumption by one third
China2017-01-21 09:15January 22 2017 03:32:53

Artificial intelligence may cut plug-in hybrid fuel consumption by one third

Recent studies have shown promising results for making plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) 30% more efficient by combining connected vehicle technology and evolutionary algorithms, a subset of evolutionary computation in artificial intelligence.

G20 ministers call for inclusive growth, rejecting protectionism
China2017-01-20 21:17January 22 2017 03:32:53

G20 ministers call for inclusive growth, rejecting protectionism

Ministers of G20 member nations at the World Economic Forum here have called on the international group of major economies to continue aiming for inclusive growth and free trade, and rejecting protectionism.

Outstanding loans to small businesses up 16 pct
China2017-01-20 20:50January 22 2017 03:32:53

Outstanding loans to small businesses up 16 pct

Outstanding loans to small businesses continued to grow by the end of 2016 as the central government stepped up efforts to provide more financial support to small and micro businesses.

China's richest man in Trump movie warning
China2017-01-20 20:20January 22 2017 03:32:53

China's richest man in Trump movie warning

China's richest man, Hollywood investor Wang Jianlin has warned Donald Trump against dragging the entertainment industry into a trade war, saying that the millions of movie lovers in China are key to the future of cinema.

China's property loans continue to grow
China2017-01-20 20:20January 22 2017 03:32:53

China's property loans continue to grow

Loans to the real estate sector in China continued to grow by the end of 2016, data from the central bank showed Friday.

Chinese stocks rise on stronger-than-expected data
China2017-01-20 17:34January 22 2017 03:32:53

Chinese stocks rise on stronger-than-expected data

Chinese stocks closed higher Friday as market sentiment was buoyed by data showing the economy performed stronger than expected in the fourth quarter.

Shanghai elects new mayor
China2017-01-20 16:55January 22 2017 03:32:53

Shanghai elects new mayor

Ying Yong was elected mayor of Shanghai on Friday, the local legislature said.

Victims' families compensated after Chinese boat sunk by Liberian ship
China2017-01-20 16:55January 22 2017 03:32:53

Victims' families compensated after Chinese boat sunk by Liberian ship

Families of 14 Chinese sailors received over one million yuan (145,000 U.S. dollars) in compensation for each victim of an incident in which a Liberian ship sank a Chinese boat, killing all crew members.

Three million mainland Chinese visit U.S. in 2016: Chinese diplomat
China2017-01-20 16:02January 22 2017 03:32:53

Three million mainland Chinese visit U.S. in 2016: Chinese diplomat

Three million mainland Chinese visited the United States in 2016, and over 20 percent of them chose Philadelphia as their destination.

NBS chief expects stronger China-U.S. economic cooperation
China2017-01-20 15:26January 22 2017 03:32:53

NBS chief expects stronger China-U.S. economic cooperation

A senior Chinese official on Friday voiced expectations for stronger economic cooperation between China and the United States after U.S. President-elect Donald Trump takes office.

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