China's central bank unveils new targeted monetary tool

China's central bank on Wednesday introduced a new kind of lending facility to encourage loans to small and private businesses.

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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No people trapped in collapsed building in Russia's St. Petersburg
World2019/02/17 09:29:59February 18 2019 04:44:57

No people trapped in collapsed building in Russia's St. Petersburg

No victims were reported to be trapped under the rubble after a university building in the Russian city of St. Petersburg partially collapsed on Saturday, the Russian Emergencies Ministry said.

China-Europe great example of cultural dialogue, engagement
China2019/02/17 09:29:08February 18 2019 04:44:57

China-Europe great example of cultural dialogue, engagement

People-to-people and cultural exchanges are thriving, making China and Europe a great example of cultural dialogue and engagement, a senior Chinese official said in Munich on Saturday.

UK PM prepares for fresh talks with EU leaders
World2019/02/16 08:43:52February 18 2019 04:44:57

UK PM prepares for fresh talks with EU leaders

British Prime Minister Theresa May is to return to Brussels within days to meet European Union (EU) officials in a bid to rescue her Brexit deal, it emerged Friday.

China, U.S. conclude new round of high-level economic, trade consultations
China2019/02/16 08:43:20February 18 2019 04:44:57

China, U.S. conclude new round of high-level economic, trade consultations

China and the United States held the sixth round of high-level economic and trade consultations in Beijing from Thursday to Friday.

Death toll in Indian-controlled Kashmir attack rises to 40
World2019/02/15 15:51:11February 18 2019 04:44:57

Death toll in Indian-controlled Kashmir attack rises to 40

The death toll of a suicide attack targeting paramilitary troopers belonging to Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in restive Indian-controlled Kashmir on Thursday has risen to 40, officials said.

Chang'e-4 landing site named 'Statio Tianhe'
China2019/02/15 15:50:43February 18 2019 04:44:57

Chang'e-4 landing site named 'Statio Tianhe'

The landing site of China's Chang'e-4 lunar prove has been named "Statio Tianhe".

China suspends registration and approvals of direct selling
Business2019/02/15 09:12:55February 18 2019 04:44:57

China suspends registration and approvals of direct selling

China has suspended the registration and approvals of direct selling and cracked down on irregularities in the health product market, the Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said Thursday.

Russia, Turkey, Iran pledge to enhance joint work on Syrian peace process
World2019/02/15 09:09:58February 18 2019 04:44:57

Russia, Turkey, Iran pledge to enhance joint work on Syrian peace process

Russia, Turkey and Iran on Thursday agreed on several key directions of future interaction in the settlement of the Syrian crisis after a trilateral summit of their presidents in the Russian city of Sochi.

Huawei says it receives reply from Czech cyber watchdog
China2019/02/15 09:07:03February 18 2019 04:44:57

Huawei says it receives reply from Czech cyber watchdog

China's tech company Huawei has received a reply from the Czech Republic's cyber watchdog, a spokeswoman for Huawei said on Thursday.

China and India lead the increase in greening on earth, NASA says
China2019/02/14 19:24:02February 18 2019 04:44:57

China and India lead the increase in greening on earth, NASA says

Standing on a hillside, 46-year-old ranger Huang Xiaobin looks down at the lush landscape that surrounds his village in the remote mountainous areas of the southwestern Jiangxi Province. Terraced slopes that were once barren are now filled with cedars and pine trees.

Former PBOC governor wins UK's 2019 Central Banking lifetime achievement award
Business2019/02/14 09:06:11February 18 2019 04:44:57

Former PBOC governor wins UK's 2019 Central Banking lifetime achievement award

Zhou Xiaochuan, the former People's Bank of China (PBoC) governor, has been given a lifetime achievement award from the British publication Central Banking Journal. Zhou is the sixth recipient of a lifetime achievement award from the journal.

Federal judge rules ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort lied to Mueller, FBI
World2019/02/14 09:04:14February 18 2019 04:44:57

Federal judge rules ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort lied to Mueller, FBI

A federal judge on Wednesday ruled that Paul Manafort, U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, repeatedly lied to Special Counsel Robert Mueller and the FBI.

China's C919 jetliner to speed up test flights in 2019
China2019/02/14 09:03:28February 18 2019 04:44:57

China's C919 jetliner to speed up test flights in 2019

China's C919 large passenger aircraft project will see an overall accelerative test flight phase with the test fleet reaching six in 2019, according to its developer on Wednesday.

Chinese telecom companies upbeat ahead of 5G roll-out
Business2019/02/13 09:03:21February 18 2019 04:44:57

Chinese telecom companies upbeat ahead of 5G roll-out

Leading Chinese telecom companies are forging the way into the 5G era with 5G data terminals and smart phones expected to launch this year.

British FM asks EU leaders for Brexit compromise to protect Irish peace
World2019/02/13 09:01:52February 18 2019 04:44:57

British FM asks EU leaders for Brexit compromise to protect Irish peace

British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt on Tuesday asked Europe Union (EU) leaders to compromise on Brexit in order to secure "friendly relations" between Britain and its neighboring Republic of Ireland and to protect peace in Northern Ireland.

China confident of maintaining stable 2019 trade growth
China2019/02/13 09:00:55February 18 2019 04:44:57

China confident of maintaining stable 2019 trade growth

China has confidence in its ability to maintain stable trade growth in 2019 thanks to a raft of positive factors, a senior commerce official said Tuesday.

Police: 17 killed in fire at New Delhi hotel, 4 others hurt
World2019/02/12 15:42:33February 18 2019 04:44:57

Police: 17 killed in fire at New Delhi hotel, 4 others hurt

Seventeen people died in a fire early Tuesday at a hotel in western New Delhi that left at least four others injured, police said.

Man rescued after 7 days trapped in mountain
China2019/02/12 15:41:28February 18 2019 04:44:57

Man rescued after 7 days trapped in mountain

Luo went to climb a mountain on Spring Festival eve in Fangshan, Beijing. He chose this day hoping to seek good omen for the New Year, but the effort backfired.

Chinese shares jump on 1st trading day of Year of Pig
Business2019/02/12 09:04:25February 18 2019 04:44:57

Chinese shares jump on 1st trading day of Year of Pig

China's major stock indices ended notably higher Monday as investors greeted the Year of the Pig in China's lunar calendar with bullish sentiment.

UK's May seeks compromise with Labour in EU divorce deal
World2019/02/12 09:02:59February 18 2019 04:44:57

UK's May seeks compromise with Labour in EU divorce deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May sought a compromise Monday with opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn in hopes of securing his backing for a divorce deal with the European Union.

Chinese senior official to attend Munich Security Conference
China2019/02/12 09:02:14February 18 2019 04:44:57

Chinese senior official to attend Munich Security Conference

Yang Jiechi, a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, will travel to Germany to attend the 55th Munich Security Conference (MSC) from Friday to Sunday, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying announced Monday.

College student takes family photos for free during Spring Festival
China2019/02/11 14:26:21February 18 2019 04:44:57

College student takes family photos for free during Spring Festival

This Spring Festival is a special one for a college student named Lv Jinyang. He traveled 720km during Spring Festival to take free family photos for other people.

WeChat “red envelopes” increasingly popular during holiday
China2019/02/11 14:25:15February 18 2019 04:44:57

WeChat “red envelopes” increasingly popular during holiday

823 million people in China sent or received "red envelopes," or lucky money, through WeChat during the first 6 days of the weeklong Lunar New Year holiday this year, up 7.12 percent compared to the same period last year, according to WeChat owner Tencent.

China Merchants Bank reports over 100 mln saving accounts
Business2019/02/11 09:03:12February 18 2019 04:44:57

China Merchants Bank reports over 100 mln saving accounts

China Merchants Bank reported over 100 million savings accounts, the first domestic joint-stock bank to reach that threshold.

Man drives truck on busy sidewalk in California, hitting nine pedestrians
World2019/02/11 09:02:31February 18 2019 04:44:57

Man drives truck on busy sidewalk in California, hitting nine pedestrians

A man on early Sunday drove his truck onto the sidewalk of a busy street in Fullerton of Orange County, California, striking nine pedestrians before hitting a tree, according to local police.

 
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