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Murderer of Chinese overseas student in Germany sentenced to life in prison
China2017-08-04 16:36August 18 2017 03:24:08

Murderer of Chinese overseas student in Germany sentenced to life in prison

The rapist and murderer of a Chinese overseas student in Germany was sentenced to life imprisonment, and his accomplice received a youth penalty of five years and six months for sexual coercion, according to a verdict announced Friday.

Man who killed himself outside LA Chinese consulate identified
China2017-08-04 16:05August 18 2017 03:24:08

Man who killed himself outside LA Chinese consulate identified

The man opened fire outside the Consulate General of China in Los Angeles before shooting himself has been identified as 62-year old Larry Xin Zhang, the Los Angeles Police department (LAPD) said Thursday.

Banks turn attention to Xiongan New Area
China2017-08-04 16:05August 18 2017 03:24:08

Banks turn attention to Xiongan New Area

Chinese banks in Beijing are considering setting up institutions in the Xiongan New Area in Hebei province and offering innovative financial products.

Are your cats and dogs contributing to global warming?
China2017-08-04 16:05August 18 2017 03:24:08

Are your cats and dogs contributing to global warming?

Many probably have never thought about their pets’ role in global warming. According to a study published on Wednesday, animal agriculture for dogs and cats contributes to about a quarter of greenhouse gas emissions in the US.

Mastercard provide QR Codes service in Asia
China2017-08-04 16:05August 18 2017 03:24:08

Mastercard provide QR Codes service in Asia

U.S. payment company Mastercard on Wednesday announced a plan to conduct a pilot program involving its quick response (QR) code payment services in Hong Kong next year, to further its business presence in the Asian markets.

Cash in, clothes out: Uniqlo to sell clothes via vending machines in the U.S.
China2017-08-04 16:05August 18 2017 03:24:08

Cash in, clothes out: Uniqlo to sell clothes via vending machines in the U.S.

It seems like every business is trying to grab a bite of the self-serving sales technology nowadays. From cashier-less stores to car vending machines, you might think you have seen it all, but the Japanese fashion retailer Uniqlo is ready to wow you with its clothes selling innovation.

Nearly half of consumers report poor VR experience: survey
China2017-08-04 16:05August 18 2017 03:24:08

Nearly half of consumers report poor VR experience: survey

About half of consumers responding to a recent survey were unsatisfied with their virtual reality (VR) experiences, Economic Information Daily reported, citing Jiangsu Consumers Association.

Two Qantas flights forced to return to Sydney after mid-air accidents
China2017-08-04 15:36August 18 2017 03:24:08

Two Qantas flights forced to return to Sydney after mid-air accidents

Two international Qantas flights leaving Kingsford Smith Airport in Sydney have been forced to turn back on Friday, after mid-air mechanical problems.

Tesla's new Solar Roof: cheaper than your regular roof
China2017-08-04 15:36August 18 2017 03:24:08

Tesla's new Solar Roof: cheaper than your regular roof

Tesla has completed installations of its first Solar Roof products after they were first introduced last year.

More PPP projects implemented as China seeks infrastructure funding
China2017-08-04 15:05August 18 2017 03:24:08

More PPP projects implemented as China seeks infrastructure funding

More public-private partnership (PPP) projects were implemented in the first half of the year as China sought private funding for infrastructure construction, the Ministry of Finance (MOF) said Friday.

Plants can learn to 'forget' stressful weather events: Aussie scientists reveal
China2017-08-04 14:36August 18 2017 03:24:08

Plants can learn to 'forget' stressful weather events: Aussie scientists reveal

Australian scientists have discovered that plants can learn to “forget” the effects of stressful weather events in a development which could assist researchers better prepare plants and crops to deal with extreme conditions.

China has over 700,000 social organizations
China2017-08-04 13:41August 18 2017 03:24:08

China has over 700,000 social organizations

China had about 702,000 social organizations as of the end of 2016, according to data released by the Ministry of Civil Affairs Thursday.

143 telecom fraud suspects returned to China from Indonesia
China2017-08-04 13:41August 18 2017 03:24:08

143 telecom fraud suspects returned to China from Indonesia

A total of 143 suspects in cross-border telecom and online fraud cases have been brought back to China from Indonesia, according to the Ministry of Public Security on Friday.

Platforms asked to verify job postings
China2017-08-04 12:59August 18 2017 03:24:08

Platforms asked to verify job postings

Experts called for job recruitment websites to strengthen their verification of information after a graduate student apparently received an offer from scammers posing as recruiters for a Beijing-based company.

Suicide rate among U.S. teen girls in 2015 reaches 40-year peak: research
China2017-08-04 12:59August 18 2017 03:24:08

Suicide rate among U.S. teen girls in 2015 reaches 40-year peak: research

The suicide rate among U.S. girls aged between 15 and 19 in 2015 hit a 40-year peak since 1975, research conducted by the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) showed on Thursday.

Ease up on tutoring, ministry tells parents
China2017-08-04 12:59August 18 2017 03:24:08

Ease up on tutoring, ministry tells parents

Schools should reduce the workload of primary and middle school students during the summer vacation, and parents should not sign up children for too many tutorial classes, the Ministry of Education said on Wednesday.

U.S. corporate acquisitions in China rise in H1: official
China2017-08-04 12:59August 18 2017 03:24:08

U.S. corporate acquisitions in China rise in H1: official

U.S. corporate acquisitions in China saw steady growth in H1, a Chinese official said Thursday.

EU approves joint venture by China's HAPM, Canada's Magna in automotive sector
China2017-08-04 12:59August 18 2017 03:24:08

EU approves joint venture by China's HAPM, Canada's Magna in automotive sector

The European Commission gave the green light to a joint venture by Chinese and Canadian companies in the automotive sector on Thursday, saying it raised no competition concerns.

Death of Chinese citizen at U.S. national park under investigation
China2017-08-04 12:42August 18 2017 03:24:08

Death of Chinese citizen at U.S. national park under investigation

A spokeswoman at Yosemite National Park in northern California, a state on the U.S. West Coast, said Thursday an investigation is underway on the death of a Chinese national in the park.

Organ donors may double 2015's
China2017-08-04 12:42August 18 2017 03:24:08

Organ donors may double 2015's

Organ donors in China are expected to exceed 5,000 this year, nearly twice the number in 2015, when voluntary donations became the only legal source of organs, the China Organ Transplantation Development Foundation said on Thursday.

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