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Commsat aims high with satellite system launch
China2017-06-15 09:23June 27 2017 18:31:00

Commsat aims high with satellite system launch

In the next three years, China will launch its first commercial low-orbit satellites system, designed to collect real-time data for industries including the heavy machinery and logistics sectors, according to the company behind it.

The young and the aged must respect each other
China2017-06-15 09:23June 27 2017 18:31:00

The young and the aged must respect each other

Some senior citizens were recently criticized for competing with youths for a basketball court where they wanted to practice square dancing, and some others were accused that their loud music disturbed students on the eve of the national college entrance exam.

China reaffirms ban on ivory trade
China2017-06-15 08:52June 27 2017 18:31:00

China reaffirms ban on ivory trade

China reaffirmed on Wednesday its ban on the endangered species trade after Uganda said it mistakenly accused Chinese diplomats of being involved in smuggling ivory.

China employment stable despite slower economy
China2017-06-15 08:51June 27 2017 18:31:00

China employment stable despite slower economy

China has seen stable employment growth in the first five months of 2017, helped by an expanding service sector and emerging new business models, official data showed Wednesday.

'Silk Road in the air' links to Luxembourg
China2017-06-15 08:51June 27 2017 18:31:00

'Silk Road in the air' links to Luxembourg

China supports building a Silk Road in the air between Luxembourg and Zhengzhou, capital of Henan province, President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday.

China is cutting licensing red tape for industries
China2017-06-15 07:47June 27 2017 18:31:00

China is cutting licensing red tape for industries

China is cutting the number of products whose manufacturing requires official licensing.

U.S. Fed raises interest rates, fourth increase since Dec. 2015
China2017-06-15 07:47June 27 2017 18:31:00

U.S. Fed raises interest rates, fourth increase since Dec. 2015

U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised the benchmark interest rates for the fourth time since December 2015, and unveiled plan to start trimming its balance sheet.

U.S. House GOP Whip in critical condition after shooting, gunman posted anti-Trump rants
China2017-06-15 07:47June 27 2017 18:31:00

U.S. House GOP Whip in critical condition after shooting, gunman posted anti-Trump rants

U.S. House Republican Whip Steve Scalise was in critical condition following surgery after being shot Wednesday morning by a gunman at a congressional baseball practice field in Virginia, hospital officials said.

Death toll rises to 12 in London's towering inferno
China2017-06-15 07:47June 27 2017 18:31:00

Death toll rises to 12 in London's towering inferno

A massive fire engulfed a 27-story apartment building in west London early Wednesday as around 30 people have been taken to hospitals following the blaze.

China has potential to sustain strong growth in medium term: IMF
China2017-06-14 21:21June 27 2017 18:31:00

China has potential to sustain strong growth in medium term: IMF

China has the potential to “safely sustain strong growth” over the medium term as it continues to transition to a more sustainable growth path and advance reforms, a senior official with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said.

Online Xinhua Dictionary app draws fire for cost
China2017-06-14 20:00June 27 2017 18:31:00

Online Xinhua Dictionary app draws fire for cost

A newly-launched app of the world's most used dictionary has aroused disputes among Chinese app users for the price it charges, reports the Beijing Youth Daily.

At least 6 killed as massive fire razes London apartment building
China2017-06-14 19:48June 27 2017 18:31:00

At least 6 killed as massive fire razes London apartment building

At least six people have been killed in a massive fire that engulfed a 24-storey apartment building in west London early Wednesday, meanwhile at least 50 people had been taken to hospitals, local police said.

Best-selling Chinese dictionary launches mobile app
China2017-06-14 19:48June 27 2017 18:31:00

Best-selling Chinese dictionary launches mobile app

Xinhua Dictionary, the reference book with the largest circulation in the world, launched its first mobile app for readers and Chinese learners.

Mainland mulls preferential policies for Taiwan residents
China2017-06-14 16:59June 27 2017 18:31:00

Mainland mulls preferential policies for Taiwan residents

The Chinese mainland is considering a series of new preferential policies for Taiwanese residents, ranging from access to public provident funds to better tourism services, a mainland spokesman said Wednesday.

Around 30 hospitalized in London building fire
China2017-06-14 15:59June 27 2017 18:31:00

Around 30 hospitalized in London building fire

A massive fire engulfed a 27-story apartment building in west London early Wednesday as around 30 people have been taken to hospitals following the blaze.

'A number of fatalities' as massive fire razes 27-story London apartment building: fire chief
China2017-06-14 15:24June 27 2017 18:31:00

'A number of fatalities' as massive fire razes 27-story London apartment building: fire chief

There have been “a number of fatalities” in a massive fire that engulfed a 27-story apartment building in west London early Wednesday, local fire chief said.

Blockchain technology to see growth in next 10 years
China2017-06-14 14:28June 27 2017 18:31:00

Blockchain technology to see growth in next 10 years

Blockchain-based application scenarios will become prosperous in the next five to 10 years as the technology continues to improve, Zhang Jian, CEO of BoChen Technology, said.

Massive fire engulfs 27-story apartment building in western London, many feared trapped
China2017-06-14 14:28June 27 2017 18:31:00

Massive fire engulfs 27-story apartment building in western London, many feared trapped

A huge fire broke out at a 27-story apartment building in western London in the wee hours of Wednesday, with flames observed from the second floor to the top of the building, according to information from the London Fire Brigade.

Blockchain technology to see growth in next 10 years
China2017-06-14 14:28June 27 2017 18:31:00

Blockchain technology to see growth in next 10 years

Blockchain-based application scenarios will become prosperous in the next five to 10 years as the technology continues to improve, Zhang Jian, CEO of BoChen Technology, said.

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