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Five kidnapped Chinese rescued in South Africa
China2017-02-26 18:14February 27 2017 03:17:32

Five kidnapped Chinese rescued in South Africa

Chinese and South African police have rescued five Chinese nationals who were kidnapped four days earlier in Johannesburg.

Study tries brain scans to better predict adolescents' problem drug use
China2017-02-26 11:52February 27 2017 03:17:32

Study tries brain scans to better predict adolescents' problem drug use

Two researchers, one in the United States and the other in Germany, claim they have found a better way to predict what personality traits might indicate a kid is at risk for drug or alcohol abuse.

Research looks into neural circuitry behind human visual experiences
China2017-02-26 11:52February 27 2017 03:17:32

Research looks into neural circuitry behind human visual experiences

Researchers have discovered that the dominant neural circuit in the fovea, a structure found only in human and primate retinas, operates effectively independent of any sort of "braking" at the specialized signaling junction called the synapse.

Inspections discover smog fraud
China2017-02-26 10:23February 27 2017 03:17:32

Inspections discover smog fraud

A local government and a business have been caught passing off smog emergency plans copied from elsewhere as their own, the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) announced Saturday.

Three Chinese top-level tourism spots warned for poor quality
China2017-02-26 10:23February 27 2017 03:17:32

Three Chinese top-level tourism spots warned for poor quality

Three famous Chinese tourist spots were warned by the industry regulator Saturday for deteriorating quality.

30 years on, ID cards smooth life for Tibetans
China2017-02-26 10:23February 27 2017 03:17:32

30 years on, ID cards smooth life for Tibetans

Nyima Drolma has spent 15 years as a police officer, helping Tibetan people in remote areas to acquire ID cards. Compared to her work in the field, days spent at her desk in Lhasa are a walk in the park.

China Development Bank's loans to Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region close 1 trn yuan
China2017-02-26 10:23February 27 2017 03:17:32

China Development Bank's loans to Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region close 1 trn yuan

China Development Bank said it has provided 984 billion yuan (about 143 billion U.S. dollars) of loans in 2016 to support the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region.

Chinese bankers most concerned by bad loans: report
China2017-02-26 10:23February 27 2017 03:17:32

Chinese bankers most concerned by bad loans: report

Rising bad loans were the main worry of Chinese bankers last year, according to an industry report.

Chinese financial M&A remain buoyant in 2016: report
China2017-02-26 10:23February 27 2017 03:17:32

Chinese financial M&A remain buoyant in 2016: report

China defied a broader regional trend in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the financial sector last year, according to a report.

China's IPR bullet train runs between Beijing, Guangzhou
China2017-02-26 09:51February 27 2017 03:17:32

China's IPR bullet train runs between Beijing, Guangzhou

Bullet trains with Chinese intellectual property rights on every component started running between Beijing and Guangzhou on Saturday.

Faster train route links NW China logistics hub to Kazakhstan
China2017-02-26 09:12February 27 2017 03:17:32

Faster train route links NW China logistics hub to Kazakhstan

A freight train on Saturday left a major logistics center in northwestern Chinese city of Urumqi for Kazakhstan's Almaty on a new route.

Blueprint for a better Beijing set
China2017-02-26 08:48February 27 2017 03:17:32

Blueprint for a better Beijing set

Beijing should improve city planning and construction to build a "harmonious, world-class capital city" and better meet the demands of its residents, said President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, on Friday.

How China will win its war on poverty
China2017-02-26 08:15February 27 2017 03:17:32

How China will win its war on poverty

The Chinese government decided to eradicate poverty by 2020 -- the target year for China to become a "moderately prosperous" society -- and the country is confident.

Xi stresses preparation for Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics
China2017-02-25 20:09February 27 2017 03:17:32

Xi stresses preparation for Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics

Xi has stressed that the city planning in Beijing, and preparation for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, are two important missions.

Baidu hitches its 2017 rebound hopes to AI
China2017-02-25 11:22February 27 2017 03:17:32

Baidu hitches its 2017 rebound hopes to AI

Baidu Inc, the Chinese internet search leader, said it is expecting a sales rebound in the first quarter of 2017 on the back of new revenue drivers like artificial intelligence, after a web advertising scandal last year crushed quarterly earnings twice in a row.

Body mulls grids to link continents
China2017-02-25 10:54February 27 2017 03:17:32

Body mulls grids to link continents

An Asia-based group of entrepreneurs aims to build a transcontinental supergrid that links the continents by 2050.

Four new partners join Alibaba's management team
China2017-02-25 10:26February 27 2017 03:17:32

Four new partners join Alibaba's management team

Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd announced the introduction of four new members to its core management team on Friday, expanding the bloc for the second time since its listing in 2014.

Search continues for 13 missing fishing men in East China Sea
China2017-02-25 10:26February 27 2017 03:17:32

Search continues for 13 missing fishing men in East China Sea

A combined rescue of military and civilian efforts salvaged seven people from a sunken fishing boat Friday while the rest of 13 crew members remain missing.

More than 3,300 smuggled tortoises seized in S. China customs
China2017-02-25 10:26February 27 2017 03:17:32

More than 3,300 smuggled tortoises seized in S. China customs

More than 3,300 live tortoises smuggled from Hong Kong were seized in Guangdong, customs in the southern province announced Friday.

Nurses detained for locking up public-use bikes
China2017-02-25 09:54February 27 2017 03:17:32

Nurses detained for locking up public-use bikes

Two nurses in Beijing are under administrative detention for putting their own locks on two publicly shared bikes.

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