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9 dead, 28 missing after boat sinks in Colombian reservoir
China2017-06-26 12:31June 27 2017 18:35:23

9 dead, 28 missing after boat sinks in Colombian reservoir

At least nine people are dead and 28 others missing after a tour boat with some 170 passengers onboard capsized Sunday afternoon in northwest Colombia.

Greater Bay Area proposed as driver of development
China2017-06-26 12:06June 27 2017 18:35:23

Greater Bay Area proposed as driver of development

A plan to replicate success of other clusters could promote the emergence of a regional powerhouse, as Luo Weiteng reports from Hong Kong.

Global coatings giant paints rosy China market picture
China2017-06-26 11:31June 27 2017 18:35:23

Global coatings giant paints rosy China market picture

Axalta Coating Systems, a leading coatings manufacturer, has opened a technology center and plans to invest more in China.

China needs to be more active in the Arctic
China2017-06-26 11:31June 27 2017 18:35:23

China needs to be more active in the Arctic

Toward the end of 2019 China plans to double the capacity of its icebreakers by commissioning a new research vessel, which will be a huge step forward for Beijing to better understand the consequences of climate change in the Arctic and reiterate its ability to become a crucial player in the region.

Air bag maker Takata files for bankruptcy in Japan, U.S.
China2017-06-26 11:31June 27 2017 18:35:23

Air bag maker Takata files for bankruptcy in Japan, U.S.

Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. has filed for bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the U.S., after being overwhelmed by lawsuits and recall costs related to its production of faulty air bag inflators.

Hong Kong: Visitors spend 60% of travel budget on purchases
China2017-06-26 11:29June 27 2017 18:35:23

Hong Kong: Visitors spend 60% of travel budget on purchases

Speaking of Hong Kong, what comes to your mind first? We asked people randomly on street, many said “Shopping!”

All set to catch 'em young
China2017-06-26 11:29June 27 2017 18:35:23

All set to catch 'em young

Education First, the Sweden major in private education, expects to double enrollment of students for its short-term summer courses in the next two to three years, driven by huge demand from Chinese parents, said its top executive.

All set to catch 'em young
China2017-06-26 11:29June 27 2017 18:35:23

All set to catch 'em young

Education First, the Sweden major in private education, expects to double enrollment of students for its short-term summer courses in the next two to three years, driven by huge demand from Chinese parents, said its top executive.

15 taken off missing list in China landslide
China2017-06-26 10:33June 27 2017 18:35:23

15 taken off missing list in China landslide

Rescue headquarters said on Sunday afternoon that 15 people had been taken off the list of missing people after the landslide in Sichuan.

Dongfeng Yulon's poor 2016 sales prompt top management shake-up
China2017-06-26 10:33June 27 2017 18:35:23

Dongfeng Yulon's poor 2016 sales prompt top management shake-up

Dongfeng Yulon, the only carmaking joint venture between the Chinese mainland and Taiwan, will streamline its management structure in the hopes of improving its efficiency and sales performance.

Wind firm turns to coal miners
China2017-06-26 10:33June 27 2017 18:35:23

Wind firm turns to coal miners

The wind energy industry is one of the fastest-growing in the United States, and a Chinese company hopes to get ahead of the curve by creating a workforce: It will be launching a training program in Wyoming for coal miners to teach them to be wind farmers.

All-new BMW Series 5 Li putting joy at the heart of driving
China2017-06-26 10:33June 27 2017 18:35:23

All-new BMW Series 5 Li putting joy at the heart of driving

The all-new BMW 5 Series Li, launched in the Chinese market with more individualization and innovations as it looks to defend pole position in the segment.

SpaceX successfully completes back-to-back launches in 48 hours
China2017-06-26 10:32June 27 2017 18:35:23

SpaceX successfully completes back-to-back launches in 48 hours

Just over 48 hours after its successful launch of BulgariaSat-1, U.S. space firm SpaceX has successfully completed its second launch on Sunday with liftoff of a Falcon 9 rocket from California carrying 10 Iridium-NEXT satellites into low-Earth orbit (LEO).

'Sharing umbrellas' removed in Hangzhou
China2017-06-26 10:32June 27 2017 18:35:23

'Sharing umbrellas' removed in Hangzhou

Over 50 thousand sharing umbrellas have been removed from public areas in Hangzhou just one day after the launch of a scheme in the city.

Domestic camps for children rock too
China2017-06-26 10:32June 27 2017 18:35:23

Domestic camps for children rock too

Come August, Li Kaikai, 8, who lives with his parents in downtown Beijing, will be off to a capital suburb to take part in a five-night, six-day science summer camp where only English will be the medium of communication.

China fine arts academy inks cooperation agreement with UK university
China2017-06-26 10:32June 27 2017 18:35:23

China fine arts academy inks cooperation agreement with UK university

Luxun Academy of Fine Arts Sunday signed an agreement in Beijing with the University of Salford from the United Kingdom to launch an education project.

Burundian secondary school students to showcase Chinese language proficiency in China
China2017-06-26 10:32June 27 2017 18:35:23

Burundian secondary school students to showcase Chinese language proficiency in China

The Confucius Institute in Burundi on Saturday evening organized a Chinese language proficiency competition where Burundian secondary school students showcased their language talent.

Iowa beef processing plant ready to export beef to China
China2017-06-26 10:32June 27 2017 18:35:23

Iowa beef processing plant ready to export beef to China

In the heartland of Iowa locates a small town named Tama. Of the 2,830 population in the small town, over 800 work in the Iowa Premium Beef processing plant.

Geely taps into SE Asia
China2017-06-26 09:58June 27 2017 18:35:23

Geely taps into SE Asia

With the deal, the Chinese carmaker plans to expand its market share in Southeast Asia in order to meet its sales goal of 3 million cars by 2020, Geely Chairman Li Shufu said at a signing ceremony of the new deal in Kuala Lumpur.

Popular VPN service to be shut down amid ongoing regulation
China2017-06-26 09:32June 27 2017 18:35:23

Popular VPN service to be shut down amid ongoing regulation

A popular VPN service provider has announced it will stop services from July 1 following a regulation that bans telecommunication companies and Internet access providers from setting up or renting special lines.

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