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China produces largest number of new billionaires last year
China2018-10-27 08:55November 15 2018 14:15:17

China produces largest number of new billionaires last year

China produced the most billionaires last year (55) and along with India it had three-quarters of the world's newly minted dollar billionaires, a report released Friday by Switzerland's UBS bank and international services network PwC showed.

Some 1,500 Chinese tourists trapped in typhoon-hit Saipan
China2018-10-27 08:54November 15 2018 14:15:17

Some 1,500 Chinese tourists trapped in typhoon-hit Saipan

The Consulate General of China in Los Angeles confirmed on Friday there were about 1,500 Chinese tourists trapped in Saipan by Super Typhoon Yutu, which hit the Northern Mariana Islands and caused extensive infrastructure damages.

Technology makes citrus orchard in Guangxi intelligent
China2018-10-26 14:11November 15 2018 14:15:17

Technology makes citrus orchard in Guangxi intelligent

An intelligent system for irrigation and fertilization makes tree cultivation easier at Haisheng, a citrus orchard in Laibin, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.

China's Xiaomi surpasses Apple in sales in Israel
China2018-10-25 14:19November 15 2018 14:15:17

China's Xiaomi surpasses Apple in sales in Israel

Smartphone sales of Chinese company Xiaomi in Israel surpassed those of Apple, according to data published Wednesday by GfK market research institute.

Terracotta Warriors display contributes to Liverpool economy
China2018-10-25 10:44November 15 2018 14:15:17

Terracotta Warriors display contributes to Liverpool economy

An exhibition of China's Terracotta Warriors has become a hit and contributed 78 million pounds (100.5 million U.S. dollars) to Liverpool's economy, the exhibitor announced Wednesday.

China launches HY-2B marine satellite
China2018-10-25 10:43November 15 2018 14:15:17

China launches HY-2B marine satellite

China sent a new marine satellite into orbit Thursday morning. A Long March-4B rocket carrying the HY-2B satellite took off at 6:57 a.m. from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north China's Shanxi Province.

China committed to facilitating just settlement of Palestinian issue
China2018-10-24 10:51November 15 2018 14:15:17

China committed to facilitating just settlement of Palestinian issue

Visiting Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan called here Tuesday for concerted global efforts to push for a just end to the Palestinian issue on the basis of a two-state solution.

Chinese import expo a platform for dialog: ITC director
China2018-10-22 10:30November 15 2018 14:15:17

Chinese import expo a platform for dialog: ITC director

The first China International Import Expo (CIIE) opens on Nov. 5 in Shanghai, and trade experts from around the world are eying it as a unique opportunity.

Founding ceremony held for Westlake University in Hangzhou
China2018-10-21 08:27November 15 2018 14:15:17

Founding ceremony held for Westlake University in Hangzhou

The founding ceremony for Westlake University was held in Hangzhou on Saturday, marking the birth of China's first private university oriented towards high-end scientific research, reports thepaper.cn.

China beats Netherlands to claim bronze at Volleyball World Championship
China2018-10-21 08:26November 15 2018 14:15:17

China beats Netherlands to claim bronze at Volleyball World Championship

China claimed bronze at the FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship after beating the Netherlands in straight sets on Saturday.

Beijing highway open for self-driving car starting next year
China2018-10-20 14:06November 15 2018 14:15:17

Beijing highway open for self-driving car starting next year

As part of efforts to promote the development of self-driving car technology, authorities in Beijing have announced that a section of the Yanchong Highway on the outskirts of the city will be available as a site for vehicle testing.

Shanghai import expo offers opportunities for Algerian businesses
China2018-10-20 08:12November 15 2018 14:15:17

Shanghai import expo offers opportunities for Algerian businesses

The upcoming first China International Import Expo will provide opportunities for Algerian businesses to promote their services and goods and pave the way for entering the huge Chinese market, experts said.

China's GDP grows 6.7 pct in first 3 quarters
China2018-10-19 13:34November 15 2018 14:15:17

China's GDP grows 6.7 pct in first 3 quarters

China's gross domestic product (GDP) expanded 6.7 percent year on year in the first three quarters of 2018 to about 65.09 trillion yuan (about 9.38 trillion U.S. dollars), data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showed Friday.

China, Cambodia to enhance trade, investment cooperation
China2018-10-19 09:19November 15 2018 14:15:17

China, Cambodia to enhance trade, investment cooperation

China and Cambodia are ready to expand cooperation in areas including trade and investment, the two countries' leaders said Thursday.

Hutong museum opens in Beijing's old district
China2018-10-19 09:17November 15 2018 14:15:17

Hutong museum opens in Beijing's old district

A hutong museum opened Thursday in a historical district in central Beijing, offering visitors more knowledge about the city's iconic traditional alleys and courtyards.

China, Belgium agree to unleash complementary advantages, tap more cooperation potentials
China2018-10-18 09:14November 15 2018 14:15:17

China, Belgium agree to unleash complementary advantages, tap more cooperation potentials

China and Belgium on Wednesday agreed to keep unleashing complementary advantages, tapping more cooperation potentials, and yielding greater development achievements in pragmatic cooperation.

Tencent, BBC partner on new fan site and documentary “Dynasties”
China2018-10-17 15:55November 15 2018 14:15:17

Tencent, BBC partner on new fan site and documentary “Dynasties”

Tencent has announced that it has entered into a new partnership with BBC, Britain's largest broadcaster, to launch a new BBC fan community called BBC Earth Tribe. The company has also announced that it is co-producing the BBC natural history documentary series "Dynasties".

Vaccine company fined 1.3 bln USD after scandal
China2018-10-17 15:48November 15 2018 14:15:17

Vaccine company fined 1.3 bln USD after scandal

Chinese authorities on Tuesday handed out penalties totaling more than 9.1 billion yuan (1.32 billion U.S. dollars) to a company for the illegal production of a human rabies vaccine.

Trans-provincial police and drivers make way for endangered teenager
China2018-10-17 10:04November 15 2018 14:15:17

Trans-provincial police and drivers make way for endangered teenager

A middle school student seriously injured in a car accident was transferred from Inner Mongolia's provincial capital Hohhot to Beijing, a distance of around 500 kilometers, in only five and a half hours thanks to the joint efforts of medical staff, police, and the public.

China completes deep-sea research mission in Mariana Trench
China2018-10-17 09:23November 15 2018 14:15:17

China completes deep-sea research mission in Mariana Trench

A team of 59 Chinese researchers returned Tuesday to Sanya in southern Hainan Province from the Mariana Trench after completing a 54-day, 7,292-nautical-mile deep-sea research mission.

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