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Woman paints success with cobblestone paintings
China2017-12-14 16:32December 16 2017 00:00:40

Woman paints success with cobblestone paintings

Zhao Na, a hearing-impaired woman, has turned cobblestone painting into a successful business, generating monthly revenue of 10,000 yuan ($1,513) in Changchun, Northeast China’s Jilin province.

China still an attractive investment destination despite U.S. tax cut impact: MOFCOM
China2017-12-14 16:02December 16 2017 00:00:40

China still an attractive investment destination despite U.S. tax cut impact: MOFCOM

China will further deepen reforms and ease market access for foreign companies to comprehensively implement the management system for pre-establishment national treatment as well as a negative list.

Google announces new AI research center in China
China2017-12-14 15:32December 16 2017 00:00:40

Google announces new AI research center in China

Google has announced that it is launching a new Artificial Intelligence (AI) research center in Beijing.

Former soldier who died trying to stop suicide attempt nominated for bravery award
China2017-12-14 15:20December 16 2017 00:00:40

Former soldier who died trying to stop suicide attempt nominated for bravery award

A security guard who lost his life while trying to stop a woman from committing suicide has been nominated for a bravery award, with his relatives to receive compensation of over 700,000 yuan, Beijing Morning Post reported.

Galileo satellite launch brings Europe's navigation network closer to completion
China2017-12-14 15:03December 16 2017 00:00:40

Galileo satellite launch brings Europe's navigation network closer to completion

Europe launched four more Galileo navigation satellites on an Ariane 5 rocket Tuesday, bringing its navigation system just one step away from completion next year, the European Space Agency (ESA) said.

Bezos' Blue Origin test flies new-generation New Shepard vehicle
China2017-12-14 15:03December 16 2017 00:00:40

Bezos' Blue Origin test flies new-generation New Shepard vehicle

Blue Origin, the U.S. aerospace company owned by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, said it conducted a successful test flight of a new version of its New Shepard suborbital vehicle on Tuesday, with an instrumented test dummy on board.

Never-before-seen beetle species found in Pudong
China2017-12-14 15:02December 16 2017 00:00:40

Never-before-seen beetle species found in Pudong

A new beetle species which has never been recorded in Shanghai — or even the world — has been spotted at the Binjiang Forest Park in the Pudong New Area.

Chinese poet Yu Guangzhong dies at 90
China2017-12-14 15:02December 16 2017 00:00:40

Chinese poet Yu Guangzhong dies at 90

Well-known Chinese poet Yu Guangzhong died on Thursday at the age of 90, according to Taiwan-based media udn.com.

Family of Good Samaritan rewarded for his heroic act
China2017-12-14 15:02December 16 2017 00:00:40

Family of Good Samaritan rewarded for his heroic act

The family of a security guard who died while trying to save a woman from committing suicide has been awarded for the man’s heroic deed, reported Xi’an-based Huashang Daily.

Huawei launches high end smartphone into Kenyan market
China2017-12-14 14:32December 16 2017 00:00:40

Huawei launches high end smartphone into Kenyan market

Chinese phone manufacturer Huawei, on Wednesday launched the Mate 10 Lite model into the Kenyan market as the battle for smartphone space in the country intensifies.

Days away from passing U.S. tax cut bill: Trump
China2017-12-14 14:32December 16 2017 00:00:40

Days away from passing U.S. tax cut bill: Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump made his closing argument on tax reform Wednesday afternoon, saying the Congress is days away from passing the tax cut bill.

Beijing expands entry and exit services for foreigners
China2017-12-14 14:32December 16 2017 00:00:40

Beijing expands entry and exit services for foreigners

The entry and exit service centers in Chaoyang and Shunyi districts in Beijing expanded their service to include four types of residence permits, four types of permanent residence permits, and replacement or reissue of permanent residence cards.

China, UK mull joint investment fund
China2017-12-14 14:32December 16 2017 00:00:40

China, UK mull joint investment fund

China and the UK are planning a 10 billion yuan ($1.51 billion) fund for the Belt and Road (B&R) initiative.

WTO conference concludes with some progress, no substantial agreements
China2017-12-14 14:05December 16 2017 00:00:40

WTO conference concludes with some progress, no substantial agreements

The 11th World Trade Organization (WTO) Ministerial Conference concluded on Wednesday with no substantial agreements reached after three days of debate.

China reports increase in foreign direct investment
China2017-12-14 14:05December 16 2017 00:00:40

China reports increase in foreign direct investment

Foreign direct investment (FDI) into the Chinese mainland rose 9.8 percent year on year to reach 803.62 billion yuan (around 122 billion U.S. dollars) in the first 11 months, data showed Thursday.

KDB, ICBC ink deal
China2017-12-14 14:05December 16 2017 00:00:40

KDB, ICBC ink deal

The Korea Development Bank (KDB) said it will sign a $500 million currency swap deal with Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC).

Joint drill sharpens anti-terrorism fight
China2017-12-14 13:31December 16 2017 00:00:40

Joint drill sharpens anti-terrorism fight

Joint drill sharpens anti-terrorism fight

Small plane with 25 on board crashes in Canada, several injured
China2017-12-14 13:02December 16 2017 00:00:40

Small plane with 25 on board crashes in Canada, several injured

A plane carrying 25 people crashed late Wednesday in southern Canada, injuring several people, local media reported.

Junior student donates stem cells to save leukemia patient
China2017-12-14 12:02December 16 2017 00:00:40

Junior student donates stem cells to save leukemia patient

Feng Qianlang, a junior student in Heilongjiang University of Chinese Medicine in Harbin donated his hematopoietic stem cells to a leukemia patient who was more than 2,000 kilometers away in Shanghai on Monday.

Endangered tiger faces uncertain future
China2017-12-14 11:31December 16 2017 00:00:40

Endangered tiger faces uncertain future

Despite an enlarged population in recent years, the South China tiger, an endangered species, still faces an uncertain future.

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