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More than 20 injured as pickup plows into crowd in Louisiana, US
World2017/02/26 18:15:04February 27 2017 03:16:37

More than 20 injured as pickup plows into crowd in Louisiana, US

The truck slammed into a crowd and other vehicles at the Krewe of Endymion parade in the Mid-City section of New Orleans.

Five kidnapped Chinese rescued in South Africa
China2017/02/26 18:14:18February 27 2017 03:16:37

Five kidnapped Chinese rescued in South Africa

Chinese and South African police have rescued five Chinese nationals who were kidnapped four days earlier in Johannesburg.

Faster train route links NW China logistics hub to Kazakhstan
China2017/02/26 09:12:05February 27 2017 03:16:37

Faster train route links NW China logistics hub to Kazakhstan

A freight train on Saturday left a major logistics center in northwestern Chinese city of Urumqi for Kazakhstan's Almaty on a new route.

CIRC cracks the whip on Foresea Life
Business2017/02/26 09:10:49February 27 2017 03:16:37

CIRC cracks the whip on Foresea Life

China's insurance regulator on Friday imposed heavy penalties on Foresea Life Insurance Co and several executives including its chairman Yao Zhenhua for illegal investment.

China sweeps halfpipe golds at Asiad
Sports2017/02/25 20:10:30February 27 2017 03:16:37

China sweeps halfpipe golds at Asiad

Zhang Yiwei and Liu Jiayu captured men's and women's halfpipe respectively at the snowboarding competition of the Asian Winter Games on Saturday.

Xi stresses preparation for Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics
China2017/02/25 20:09:09February 27 2017 03:16:37

Xi stresses preparation for Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics

Xi has stressed that the city planning in Beijing, and preparation for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, are two important missions.

Chinese embassy in Myanmar makes representations over garment factory assault
China2017/02/25 09:06:19February 27 2017 03:16:37

Chinese embassy in Myanmar makes representations over garment factory assault

The Chinese embassy in Myanmar has lodged solemn representations to the Myanmar authorities following an assault by striking workers on a Chinese-invested garment factory in Yangon.

New CBA head Yao says reform is priority
Sports2017/02/25 09:04:34February 27 2017 03:16:37

New CBA head Yao says reform is priority

Yao Ming, the former NBA star and newly appointed chairman of the Chinese Basketball Association, has put reforming the domestic game's management at the top of his agenda.

DPRK man killed by chemical weapon substance - Malaysian police
World2017/02/24 20:11:57February 27 2017 03:16:37

DPRK man killed by chemical weapon substance - Malaysian police

Malaysian police said Friday that the man died in the country was killed by chemical weapon substance found on his body.

Walt Disney denies investment in some
China2017/02/24 20:11:17February 27 2017 03:16:37

Walt Disney denies investment in some "Disney" branded projects in China

Disney has issued a statement saying it has no financial interest in the Zhengzhou cultural creative park project.

P2P lenders to keep funds at banks
Showbiz2017/02/24 11:07:28February 27 2017 03:16:37

P2P lenders to keep funds at banks

CHINA’S banking regulator yesterday issued a new rule requiring peer-to-peer lending platforms to use third-party banks for custody of funds as it enhanced a national campaign to curb financial fraud.

'Uber for bikes' comes to Cambridge thanks to Chinese company
China2017/02/24 11:05:41February 27 2017 03:16:37

'Uber for bikes' comes to Cambridge thanks to Chinese company

Didi-backed Ofo, China's largest bike-sharing operator, doesn't have docks, so users can just drop and ride whenever they like.

Senior officials banned from playing Mahjong in southeast China's Ningdu
China2017/02/23 20:22:49February 27 2017 03:16:37

Senior officials banned from playing Mahjong in southeast China's Ningdu

The ban was contained in a circular sent to local deputy county-level officials.

Huawei to sell new smartphone in Japan
Business2017/02/23 20:13:39February 27 2017 03:16:37

Huawei to sell new smartphone in Japan

While popular in underdeveloped and developing countries, Huawei has so far been unable to make a breakthrough in Japan's smartphone market.

China beat South Korea in men's 5,000m short track relay
Sports2017/02/22 20:18:52February 27 2017 03:16:37

China beat South Korea in men's 5,000m short track relay

The Chinese foursome had been trading lead with South Korea and Japan before storming home first ahead of South Korea.

China, France sign deals on nuclear energy, science
China2017/02/22 20:15:14February 27 2017 03:16:37

China, France sign deals on nuclear energy, science

China and France on Tuesday signed agreements on nuclear energy and science during French Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve's Beijing visit.

Night vision cameras in cinemas raise hot debate on privacy
China2017/02/21 19:56:27February 27 2017 03:16:37

Night vision cameras in cinemas raise hot debate on privacy

An insider has revealed the use of the cameras in dark theatres and the subject has raised intense debate among netizens. Night-vision video clips posted online have even shown intimate moments between moviegoers in China.

Australia picks Chinese actor as tourism envoy
Showbiz2017/02/21 19:53:47February 27 2017 03:16:37

Australia picks Chinese actor as tourism envoy

Chinese actor Wu Xiubo has been appointed Tourism Australia's Ambassador for the 2017 China-Australia Year of Tourism.

Alibaba and Bailian tie up to develop new retail formats
Business2017/02/21 09:34:53February 27 2017 03:16:37

Alibaba and Bailian tie up to develop new retail formats

ALIBABA Group and Shanghai-based retail conglomerate Bailian Group announced a strategic alliance yesterday to develop new retail formats.

China's H7N9 bird flu mutates, no immediate added threat to human
China2017/02/21 09:28:57February 27 2017 03:16:37

China's H7N9 bird flu mutates, no immediate added threat to human

The H7N9 bird flu has mutated to a new strain in south China, which is proven more dangerous to poultry but poses no new threat to humans, the country's disease control and prevention authorities said Sunday on its website.

Hungary's 'On Body and Soul' receives top honor at Berlin International Film Festival
Showbiz2017/02/20 19:51:50February 27 2017 03:16:37

Hungary's 'On Body and Soul' receives top honor at Berlin International Film Festival

This year's Berlin International Film Festival has lowered its curtains, and Hungarian film "On Body and Soul" has received the top Golden Bear for Best Film award.

E-payment service provider Lakala eyes Shanghai listing
Business2017/02/20 19:49:04February 27 2017 03:16:37

E-payment service provider Lakala eyes Shanghai listing

Lakala, a third-party payment service, wants to go public on the Shanghai bourse, the company's board chairman Sun Taoran, revealed.

Kris Wu and Jiang Jinfu play in NBA All-Star Celebrity Game
2017/02/20 09:16:12February 27 2017 03:16:37

Kris Wu and Jiang Jinfu play in NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

Plan to lower age to 14 on detention gets mixed review
Business2017/02/20 08:54:16February 27 2017 03:16:37

Plan to lower age to 14 on detention gets mixed review

A new draft law that would change the minimum age for administrative detention from 16 to 14 has been met with both concerns of over correction and voices of support, albeit cautious.

China to track air quality improvement by cities to tackle pollution
China2017/02/20 08:50:48February 27 2017 03:16:37

China to track air quality improvement by cities to tackle pollution

China's environment watchdog will monitor air quality changes in cities to gauge the success of measures to reduce pollution.

 
Canada Post issues stamps for upcoming Chinese Lunar Year of Rooster

Canada Post issued on Monday both domestic and international rate stamps in celebration of the upcoming Chinese Lunar Year of Rooster.

Japan's Nagoya puts on early celebrations of China's Spring Festival

Residents in central Japan's Nagoya celebrated China's Spring Festival, or the Lunar New Year, in advance.

World's highest road opens partly in Lhasa

The north section of the Lhasa ring road, in Tibet, has been put into trial operation. The ring road, built to ease traffic congestion and accelerate the city's development, comprises seven tunnels and 27 bridges.

China launches telecommunication technology test satellite

China successfully launched the No.2 telecommunication technology test satellite late Thursday night from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China's Sichuan Province.

Lenin School carries on traditions

A Lenin school resides on the border of Northwest China's Shaanxi and Gansu provinces.

3rd China Yihe Int'l Water Ski Open kicks off

Members of Chinese Water Ski Association perform during the opening ceremony of the 3rd China Yihe International Water Ski Open in Linyi, east China's Shandong Province, Sept. 24, 2016.

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