DPRK dismantles its nuclear test site

After six underground nuclear tests conducted at Punggye-ri site, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) dismantled the nuclear test site on May 24.

Tencent listed as China's most valuable brand

New analysis from market observation firms Kantar Millward Brown and Wire & Plastic Products Group now lists Tencent as China's most valuable brand.

Daniel Ricciardo wins F1 Chinese Grand Prix

Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo has won the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix on smart pit strategies.

Singer Mao Buyi to hold solo concert next month

Famous Chinese pop singer Mao Buyi is now busy preparing for his first-ever solo concert in Shanghai next month.

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Starbucks gets closer to customers with virtual store
Business2018/12/15 13:06:22December 15 2018 15:35:43

Starbucks gets closer to customers with virtual store

World-leading coffee chain Starbucks said it will further enhance its digital collaboration with Alibaba Group by launching its first-ever virtual store.

Climate talks extended as island nations demand action
World2018/12/15 13:05:29December 15 2018 15:35:43

Climate talks extended as island nations demand action

Weary officials from almost 200 countries faced another day of negotiations at the U.N. climate talks to bridge their last remaining differences as small island nations on Friday demanded an ambitious stance against global warming.

Man has lungs infected after sniffing his smelly socks
China2018/12/15 13:03:55December 15 2018 15:35:43

Man has lungs infected after sniffing his smelly socks

Sniffing smelly socks is a trendy topic for funny videos online. But it may be a dangerous idea. A man in China's Fujian Province has recently been diagnosed with a fungal lung infection, because of his habit of sniffing his socks every day after work.

British Museum to offer more tailored products for Chinese consumers
World2018/12/15 08:24:51December 15 2018 15:35:43

British Museum to offer more tailored products for Chinese consumers

The British Museum is set to offer more localized products to Chinese customer after it inked a deal to expand its partnership with Tmall, Alibaba's business-to-consumer online marketplace.

Bug may have exposed photos from 7M Facebook users
World2018/12/15 08:22:58December 15 2018 15:35:43

Bug may have exposed photos from 7M Facebook users

Facebook's privacy controls have broken down yet again, this time through a software flaw affecting nearly 7 million users who had photos exposed to a much wider audience than intended.

GE plans to build 1.2 bln USD Industrial IoT software company
Business2018/12/14 13:12:36December 15 2018 15:35:43

GE plans to build 1.2 bln USD Industrial IoT software company

U.S. top-tier manufacturing company General Electric (GE) said on Thursday that it planned to establish a new, independent company aiming at building Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).

Strasbourg shooter killed after 48-hour manhunt: minister
World2018/12/14 13:11:22December 15 2018 15:35:43

Strasbourg shooter killed after 48-hour manhunt: minister

The shooter, who killed three people at a Christmas market in France's Strasbourg on Tuesday, has been killed, 48 hours after the attack, French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner confirmed on Thursday.

Another 'red notice' fugitive turns himself in
China2018/12/14 13:08:50December 15 2018 15:35:43

Another 'red notice' fugitive turns himself in

A Chinese fugitive accused of corruption returned to China on Friday to turn himself in after spending 11 years on the run in New Zealand.

Virgin Galactic tourism rocket ship reaches space in test
World2018/12/14 09:25:07December 15 2018 15:35:43

Virgin Galactic tourism rocket ship reaches space in test

Virgin Galactic's tourism spaceship climbed more than 50 miles high above California's Mojave Desert on Thursday, reaching for the first time what the company considers the boundary of space.

Bomb threats sent to locations throughout Southern California
World2018/12/14 09:23:55December 15 2018 15:35:43

Bomb threats sent to locations throughout Southern California

Many locations in Southern California Thursday received bomb threats which is hoax and identified by the authority as a part of nationwide wave of threats.

Facebook settles lawsuit with game company over technology dispute
Business2018/12/13 12:57:31December 15 2018 15:35:43

Facebook settles lawsuit with game company over technology dispute

U.S. tech giant Facebook has reached a settlement with video gaming firm ZeniMax Media over a lawsuit alleging Facebook's theft of ZeniMax-held proprietary virtual reality (VR) technology, ZeniMax CEO Robert Altman said in a statement published on Wednesday.

Seeing penguins' poop from space reveals changes in Antarctic ecosystem
World2018/12/13 12:56:36December 15 2018 15:35:43

Seeing penguins' poop from space reveals changes in Antarctic ecosystem

A NASA-funded study has revealed changes in the Antarctic ecosystem by observing penguins' poop from space.

Former world leaders hail China's contribution to the world
China2018/12/13 12:55:49December 15 2018 15:35:43

Former world leaders hail China's contribution to the world

Some of the former world leaders who met with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday following the Imperial Springs International Forum spoke of China's contribution to the world and of the country's role in the international community.

China's Tencent Music makes NYSE debut
Business2018/12/13 09:15:23December 15 2018 15:35:43

China's Tencent Music makes NYSE debut

Tencent Music Entertainment, a Chinese music streaming giant, rang the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) opening bell on Wednesday in celebration of its initial public offering (IPO).

China encourages mechanized agriculture with new measures
China2018/12/13 09:13:48December 15 2018 15:35:43

China encourages mechanized agriculture with new measures

China has decided to boost mechanized farming and the upgrading of agricultural machinery, according to the State Council's executive meeting chaired by Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday.

Winter tourism to boom in north China
Business2018/12/12 14:18:59December 15 2018 15:35:43

Winter tourism to boom in north China

China's winter tourism is expected to boom this year as snow-themed activities and greater discounts are made available to travelers, the China Daily reported Tuesday.

Russian cosmonauts find hole on Soyuz spacecraft during spacewalk
World2018/12/12 14:17:55December 15 2018 15:35:43

Russian cosmonauts find hole on Soyuz spacecraft during spacewalk

During an "unprecedented" spacewalk, Russian cosmonauts Oleg Kononenko and Sergey Prokopyev have found the hole on the Soyuz MS-09 spacecraft which caused a pressure leak at the International Space Station (ISS) in August, the Russian Mission Control Center (MCC) said on Wednesday.

Rights of special groups in China improved: white paper
China2018/12/12 14:16:41December 15 2018 15:35:43

Rights of special groups in China improved: white paper

The legitimate rights of ethnic minority groups, women, children, the elderly and the disabled have been fully protected via improved mechanisms and measures since China began its reform and opening up in 1978, said a white paper released by the State Council Information Office Wednesday.

Canadian court grants bail to Huawei CFO
China2018/12/12 10:04:07December 15 2018 15:35:43

Canadian court grants bail to Huawei CFO

A Canadian court on Tuesday granted bail to Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou, who is being held on an extradition warrant to the United States for allegedly breaking U.S. sanctions on Iran.

Death toll rises to 4 in Strasbourg shooting in France
World2018/12/12 10:03:13December 15 2018 15:35:43

Death toll rises to 4 in Strasbourg shooting in France

The death toll of the shooting near a Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg Tuesday evening has risen to four, several were wounded, local media reported.

Teenagers' shirtless run in frigid winter sparks debate
China2018/12/11 20:47:46December 15 2018 15:35:43

Teenagers' shirtless run in frigid winter sparks debate

Recently, photos posted online showing a group of shirtless teenagers running outside in the freezing cold of Beijing have stirred up heated discussions among Chinese netizens.

Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge wins another international engineer award
China2018/12/11 20:46:25December 15 2018 15:35:43

Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge wins another international engineer award

The Institution of Civil Engineers journal "New Civil Engineer" has recognized the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge Island Tunnel Project with its "2018 Tunnel Engineering Award of the Year" in the 1 billion U.S. dollar-plus project category, reports huanqiu.com.

Wall Street's “Fearless Girl” relocated in front of NYSE
World2018/12/11 09:03:25December 15 2018 15:35:43

Wall Street's “Fearless Girl” relocated in front of NYSE

"Fearless Girl," a celebrated bronze statue located in New York City's Financial District, was unveiled at her new home in front of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) Monday morning.

Huawei security allegation dismissed
China2018/12/11 08:58:19December 15 2018 15:35:43

Huawei security allegation dismissed

Chinese enterprises with normal business activities in Japan shouldn't be discriminated against, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said at a routine press briefing on Monday.

Copa Libertadores saga ends as River Plate wins in Madrid
World2018/12/10 13:50:17December 15 2018 15:35:43

Copa Libertadores saga ends as River Plate wins in Madrid

Madrid turned into Buenos Aires for a night Sunday, with tens of thousands of Argentine fans transforming Real Madrid's Santiago Bernabeu into a stadium of their own.

 
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