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Xi says Belt and Road Initiative gains increasing global support
Chinese President Xi Jinping said here Tuesday that the circle of friends along the Belt and Road is growing bigger, and Chinese investment in the countries along the routes has surpassed 50 billion U.S. dollars in the past three years.
10 trapped in north China mine cave-in
A coal mine cave-in in north China trapped 10 people, local government officials said.
Xi calls for joint efforts in building long-term, stable China-U.S. relations
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday called for joint efforts by China and the United States in building a long-term, stable and cooperative relationship to meet the interests of both countries and the world.
Xi says China to host Belt and Road forum in May
China plans to host a Belt and Road forum for international cooperation in Beijing this May to brainstorm on interconnected development, President Xi Jinping said here on Tuesday.
Switzerland expands presence in China market
As soon as President Xi Jinping landed in Switzerland on Sunday, the Swiss Tourism Bureau extended a warm welcome on its official Chinese microblog account, accompanied by a picture of the splendid Alpine landscape.
Senior official visits cultural workers
Senior Chinese leader Liu Yunshan has paid visits to prominent cultural workers ahead of China's Lunar New Year and extended festival greetings to them.
Premier solicits public opinions on draft government work report
Premier Li Keqiang on Monday chaired a seminar to solicit opinions from representatives of education, science and technology, culture, health, sports sectors and of common people on the draft government work report.
China registers one million domestic patents, issues new guidelines on IPR
China's central government is making moves to improve protection and use of intellectual property (IP), with figures showing that China has become the third country in the world to register one million active domestic patents, following only the United States and Japan.
China to cap coal consumption at 4.1 bln tonnes by 2020
China aims to cap coal consumption at 4.1 billion tonnes by 2020 and use cleaner fuel. By 2020, China's total energy consumption will be capped at 5 billion tonnes of coal equivalent, representing an annual rise of about 2.5 percent between 2016 and 2020.
China applies for UNESCO listing for wood engraving pictures
China will apply for UNESCO intangible cultural heritage status for wood engraving paintings. Respected folk artists from more than 10 places that developed the art form have signed their names in support of the application.
Xi says China' s development to benefit foreign business communities
China' s development will continue to offer opportunities to business communities in other countries, President Xi Jinping said here on Tuesday.
China not only benefits from but also contributes to economic globalization: Xi
Chinese President Xi Jinping said here Tuesday that China has not only benefited from economic globalization, but also contributed to it.
Xi proposes new models of global growth, cooperation, governance, development
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday stressed the importance of pursuing new models of global growth, cooperation, governance and development.
Chinese president stresses importance of guiding globalization
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday stressed the importance of adapting to and guiding economic globalization and delivering its benefits to all.
Chinese president addresses Davos forum for first time
Chinese President Xi Jinping is delivering a keynote speech for the first time at the opening ceremony of the World Economic Forum's annual meeting here on Tuesday. Special: President Xi Jinping visits Switzerland, attends Davos Forum
China vows to establish 16 world-class universities by 2030
In an ambitious blueprint, Chinese officials have announced intentions to set up 16 top universities by 2030, spreading across several provincial regions outside Beijing and Shanghai, where a number of famous universities are already situated.
Under pressure to marry, singles hire dates for holiday family functions
Dates for hire are in high demand as many Chinese singles prepare to return home and see their families for the upcoming Spring Festival, which falls at the end of January this year.
Chinese embassy denies reports of turning away Myanmar residents
The Chinese embassy in Myanmar said on Monday that China didn't turn away Myanmar residents trying to cross the border into China to escape fighting. This comes in response to Myanmar media reports saying China rejected about 4,000 Myanmar residents to escape the latest conflict between Myanmar government forces and an armed ethnic group Kachin Independence Army (KIA).
China opposes abuse of IPR to promote trade protectionism
China is willing to enhance intellectual property right (IPR) cooperation with other countries, but opposes accusations and abuse of IPR to exercise trade protectionism, according to a senior official Tuesday.
Cargo spacecraft Tianzhou-1 passes final quality inspection
Cargo spacecraft Tianzhou I met the technical standards set out by experts and passed the final round of quality inspection before leaving its manufacturer.
Theresa May confirms UK exit from EU single market
British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday confirmed that Britain will be leaving the single market while insisting that it wants to remain "the best friend and neighbor" to European partner.
Australia, Malaysia, China call off search for missing MH370
The search for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 has been called off, in a joint statement made by Australian, Malaysian and Chinese governments on Tuesday. The Malaysian Airlines flight went off the grid in March 2014, with 239 passengers on board heading for Beijing from Kuala Lumpur.
Istanbul police catch attacker on nightclub
Istanbul police on Monday night captured the gunman who launched a shooting spree at a nightclub in the city on New Year's Day, which killed 39 people.
Snap election on March 2 called in Northern Ireland after government fails
Northern Ireland parliament will have a snap election in March following a major rift between the region's two main political parties.
US trade and economic figures make case for global trade ahead of Trump inauguration
Ahead of the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump in the US this Saturday, a number of leading trade and economic figures in the country are warning of the potentially disastrous effects of trade protectionism and are calling on the new administration to move cautiously when it comes to global trade.
Turkish cargo airline says cause of crash not clear
A Turkish cargo airline said on Monday that it is still not clear what caused its cargo plane to crash near Kyrgyzstan's main airport earlier in the day.
At least 32 killed in Kyrgyzstan cargo plane crash
A Turkish Airlines cargo plane crashed near Manas international airport of Kyrgyzstan on Monday, killing at least 32 people, according to the country's Emergency Ministry.
S.Korean independent counsel seeks arrest warrant for Samsung heir
South Korean independent counsel team investigating a scandal involving impeached President Park Geun-hye sought an arrest warrant for the heir apparent of Samsung Group, the country's largest family-run conglomerate.
Trump's team raises record 90 million U.S. dollars for inauguration day events
The team of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has raised a record 90 million U.S. dollars for the events related to his inauguration on Jan. 20, local media revealed.
Protesters gather in Washington ahead of Trump's inauguration
Thousands of protesters gathered in the U.S. capital of Washington D.C. Saturday to show their anger at President-elect Donald Trump who is set to take over the White House on Friday.
Russia to deploy more S-400 to Crimea: report
Russia will deploy more S-400 Triumf missile systems to Crimea after the Obama administration extended sanctions against Russia for its actions in Crimea and Ukraine, said local media Saturday.
Death toll in boat tragedy in eastern India rises to 23
The death toll in Saturday's boat tragedy in the eastern Indian state of Bihar has risen to 23, with more bodies being fished out of the Ganga River.
IS unleashes violent offensive on gov't positions in eastern Syria
The Islamic State (IS) group unleashed on Saturday a violent attack on government-controlled areas in the eastern province of Deir al-Zour, the latest attempt to capture more areas in that oil-rich province, a monitor group reported.
France to host meeting on revival of Israel-Palestine peace talks
A meeting will be held on Jan. 15 to revive the deadlocked peace process and push Israeli and Palestinian negotiators to resume bilateral talks, French foreign minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said Friday.
Major Syrian opposition groups likely to attend talks in Kazakhstan: report
Major Syrian opposition groups, including the largest one, the High Negotiations Committee (HNC), are likely to attend the upcoming talks on the Syrian settlement in Astana, Kazakhstan, Russian media reported Friday.
U.S. Justice Department to probe into FBI pre-election handling of Clinton emails
The U.S. Justice Department will look into whether Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey's handling of Hillary Clinton's emails was proper during the election campaign, local media reported Friday.
US Ambassador bids farewell to China
Max Baucus, the current US ambassador to China, will leave Beijing for home next Monday. And he bids farewell to China and its people through a video.
10 killed in bombing in Syrian capital
At least 10 people were killed and 17 others wounded on Thursday by a suicide bombing in the Kafarsuseh neighborhood in the capital Damascus, a military source told Xinhua.
UN chief says Cyprus deal within reach
The United Nations Secretary General said Thursday an agreement on the creation of a unified Cyprus was "very close," though negotiations needed to continue to bridge persisting gaps between Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders.
Kremlin calls allegations of Moscow's involvement in hacker attacks "stupidity"
The Kremlin said Thursday that Moscow considered allegations of its involvement in hacker attacks on the United States as "stupidity."
Jointly shoulder responsibility of our times, promote global growth
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday stressed the importance of pursuing new models of global growth, cooperation, governance and development.
German analyst: Belt and Road initiative can help avoid wars
China's Belt and Road initiative has received the backing of an influential German political activist. Helga Zepp LaRouche, co-founder of Schiller International Institute, said the Belt and Road Initiative was not only a good idea, but was also very practical.
Senior official visits scientists ahead of Spring Festival
Senior Communist Party of China (CPC) official Liu Yunshan Monday visited Chinese mathematician Wu Wenjun and missile and rocket expert Wang Yongzhi ahead of China's Lunar New Year.
China, Switzerland agree to boost ties, oppose protectionism
China and Switzerland on Monday pledged to better develop their innovative strategic partnership and jointly oppose trade protectionism. Special: President Xi Jinping visits Switzerland, attends Davos Forum
Xi's speeches at G20 Hangzhou Summit published
A set of speeches made by President Xi Jinping when attending the G20 Hangzhou Summit in September last year have been published by the Foreign Languages Press.
Chinese president aims to send positive energy during Switzerland visit
Chinese President Xi Jinping has traveled to Switzerland for his first overseas trip of the year. Speaking after his arrival, the Chinese leader expressed his willingness to enhance Sino-Swiss ties and join international efforts to address global problems and send positive energy to the international community.
Chinese vice premier stresses evaluation of poverty relief work
Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang has said the evaluation of poverty relief work should be used as a way to pressure local governments to implement the country's poverty relief measures.
CPC publicity chief meets Vietnamese counterpart
Liu Qibao, head of the Communist Party of China Central Committee's publicity department, met with Vo Van Thuong, his counterpart of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV), here on Friday.
Beijing, Bern push for open economy
President Xi Jinping and his Swiss counterpart, Doris Leuthard, have both expressed strong political will to advocate an open economy and oppose protectionism, shortly before Xi's arrival in Switzerland. Full text of Xi's article for Neue Zurcher Zeitung of Switzerland
Chinese top political advisor meets Vietnamese party chief on closer ties
Chinese top political advisor Yu Zhengsheng met General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong Friday evening, calling for enhanced strategic communication and political trust between the two neighboring countries.
Chinese ambassador to U.S. cautions against irresponsible talk on S. China Sea issue
Chinese Ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai cautioned certain American nationals against making irresponsible remarks on the South China Sea issue, while expressing hope to have closer communication and cooperation with the new U.S. administration.
Xi replies to daughter of Uygur patriot, stresses ethnic unity
Chinese President Xi Jinping has replied to a daughter of Kurban Tulum who was twice received by the late Chairman Mao Zedong, underlining ethnic solidarity and efforts to build a bright future for Xinjiang under the leadership of the Communist Party of China (CPC).
Full text of Chinese President Xi Jinping's article for Neue Zurcher Zeitung of Switzerland
Full text of Chinese President Xi Jinping's article for Neue Zurcher Zeitung of Switzerland is titled "A Shared Commitment to Practical Cooperation and Peaceful Development". Xi Jinping is due to travel to Switzerland on Sunday. He will also attend the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting 2017 in Davos.
HK's No.2 official resigns, to run for city's top leadership job
Hong Kong's Number 2 government official, chief secretary Carrie Lam, resigned on Thursday and declared she was preparing a bid for the city's top leadership job.
China appreciates Nigeria's commitment to one-China policy

China highly appreciates Nigeria's move to close Taiwan's office in capital city Abuja, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said Thursday.

China hopes Africa to boost confidence, unite to meet various challenges: Chinese FM
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Wednesday that China hopes that countries in Africa will boost confidence, unite and work together to meet new challenges of various kinds.
Xi urges judicial, law enforcement organs to better deal with risks, challenges
President Xi Jinping has urged all judicial and law enforcement agencies to improve their capabilities by innovating their mechanisms and methods to better guard against and handle risks and challenges.
Chinese premier announces humanitarian aid for Iraq in letter to Iraqi counterpart
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Tuesday sent a letter to Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, announcing an offer of 70 million yuan (about 10.1 million U.S. dollars) in humanitarian aid to Iraq.
China, U.S. need to uphold principles enshrined in 3 communiques: envoy
China and the United States should uphold the fundamental principles enshrined in three joint communiques governing their relations, so that they can avoid confrontation and enhance cooperation for the benefits of the world community, said the Chinese ambassador in Washington on Tuesday.
Liu Yunshan attends Party School graduation ceremony
Liu Yunshan, a senior Communist Party of China (CPC) leader, attended a graduation ceremony at the Party School of the CPC Central Committee on Wednesday.
British firm eyes Chinese smokers
A British firm has struck a deal which could see it expand in the Chinese tobacco market. Reuters reports that Imperial Brands has made the partnership with China National Tobacco.
Alibaba sets up world's first 'big data anti-fake alliance'
Initiated by China's e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, the world's first alliance to fight fakes using big data was launched in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province on Jan. 16. The first 20 members issued a joint action plan to cut down on counterfeit products.
Chinese firm to supply Boston with extra 134 subway trains in second deal
China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation (CRRC) has inked an agreement with the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA), which manages most of the public transportation services in the Greater Boston area in the US, to supply the latter with 134 subway trains.
China's ODI up 44.1 pct in 2016
China's non-financial outbound direct investment (ODI) increased 44.1 percent year on year to 170.11 billion U.S. dollars in 2016, official data showed Monday.
New energy vehicles to account for 20% of total car sales in China by 2025
New energy cars will account for more than 20% of all the cars sold in China by 2025, and China will quadruple the annual output of new energy vehicles to two million by 2020, according to China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.
Airbus China site to deliver first A330 in 2017
Airbus is expected to deliver its first A330 aircraft in September 2017 from its completion and delivery center in north China's Tianjin, said Airbus China on Monday.
AIIB President Jin: Door will remain open for US to join
One year after opening with 57 charter members, the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank would still welcome the US to join its ranks, the bank's president Jin Liqun has said.
Airbus delivers 153 aircraft to China in 2016
The European aircraft manufacturer Airbus says the company delivered around 153 aircraft to Chinese operators last year, the seventh year in a row it's supplied more than 100 planes.
Chinese firm to supply electric buses to Argentina
Argentina is to buy a fleet of electric buses from Chinese firm BYD, to supply a pilot project in several cities around the country. A statement says BYD was chosen from a handful of companies to provide the 50 electric buses.
U.S. & China, quarreling couple that needs to keep dancing together: US economist
Days before Donald Trump takes office, Farok Contractor, a distinguished professor at Rutgers Business School, argues China and the US will definitely need each other economically.
Female tourists dominate China's outbound tourism
Statistics show that traveling abroad is gaining in popularity among the Chinese people, with travelers spending more on experiences instead of seeking shopping opportunities. As this trend has developed, female tourists have become the dominant demographic among outbound travelers.
China approves 10 new IPO applications
The China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) has approved IPO applications for ten companies.
36 SMEs debut on China's New Third Board
A total of 36 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) were added to China's New Third Board from Jan. 9 to 13, data from RoyalFlush Information, a financial information service provider, showed.
Chinese economy likely to hit bottom in 2017: economist
The Chinese economy is likely to hit bottom in 2017 as several factors will combine to support the bottoming process, a Chinese economist said Saturday.
China reactor in UK approval process
The HPR1000 nuclear reactor is to start the process of gaining UK certification. That's referred to as 'General Design Assesment' and is expected to take around four years to complete.
Chinese firm to supply electric buses to Argentina
Argentina plans to buy a fleet of electric buses from Chinese firm BYD, to supply a pilot project in several cities around the country, local media reported.
Financially troubled LeEco to get 16.8-billion-yuan investment
Chinese technology company LeEco has received a 16.8 billion yuan (2.4 billion USD) investment, mostly from property developer Sunac China Holdings, according to a statement on LeEco's official website on Friday.
Chinese business chamber's annual meeting eyes on better bilateral business ties
The Chinese General Chamber of Commerce in the United States has convened its annual meeting in New York City, with hundreds of business officials from the two countries discussing issues of concern, including bilateral business ties.
Bank of China approved to open deposit bank in Turkey
Bank of China have received permission to open a deposit bank in Turkey, the country's banking watchdog, Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency(BDDK) stated on Friday.
Airbus delivers 153 aircraft to China in 2016
Airbus delivered 153 aircraft to Chinese operators in 2016, its seventh consecutive year of more than 100 deliveries, said Airbus China on Friday.
Japan reportedly seeking to co-host 2030 FIFA World Cup with China, S. Korea
Japan is reportedly seeking to co-host the 2030 FIFA World Cup with China and South Korea, after an announced increase of the number of competing teams to 48 beginning 2026 from the current 32.
Chinese table tennis team lifts suspension on Liu Shiwen
The world number two table tennis player Liu Shiwen has had her suspension lifted and has been given the all-clear to return to international competition.
Chelsea to China - Costa 'wouldn't think twice'
Everton winger Yannick Bolasie has said that Diego Costa 'wouldn't think twice' about moving from Chelsea to China. His comments come after the Chelsea striker was left-out of Saturday's game against Leicester after an apparent disagreement with coach Antonio Conte.
China's soccer authorities toughen controls on foreign players
Teams in Chinese Super league (CSL) will be only allowed to deploy three foreign players in one game, the Chinese Football Association announced on its official website on Monday.
Ma Long, Zhu Ting voted China's CCTV Sports Personalities of Year 2016
The most influential annual sports awards in China for 2016 have been handed out.
China beats Croatia after penalty shout-outs in China Cup
Wang Jingbin scored the equalizer for China in the 89th minute before the hosts beat Croatia 5-4 after penalty shoot-outs to place the third in the 2017 Gree China Cup International Football Championship in Nanning on Saturday.
Chinese Olympic Committee supports IOC stripping weightlifters of 2008 golds
The Chinese Olympic Committee (COC) on Friday said it supports the International Olympic Committee(IOC)'s verdict in stripping three Chinese weightlifters of their gold medals from the 2008 Beijing Games for doping violations. Chinese Olympic weightlifting trio stripped of Beijing golds
Chinese Olympic weightlifting trio stripped of Beijing golds
China's three weightlifting gold medals from the Beijing Olympic Games were overturned after retests of the athletes' samples proved positive
Inaugural Ice Hockey Festival opens in Heilongjiang
Ice Hockey enthusiasts are gathering in Qiqihar, in China's northernmost province of Heilongjiang, for the city's inaugural Ice Hockey Festival.
Chile through to China Cup final, after defeating Croatia 5-2
Two-time Copa America winner Chile beat Croatia 5-3 on penalty shootouts to reach the final of the China Cup in Nanning, in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on Wednesday.
Netizens: Global brands' Chinese New Year-themed shoes not appealing
With the Chinese lunar New Year of the Rooster drawing near, many global brands are anticipating a lucrative opportunity. Some have published their latest limited edition items with design elements of the rooster and Chinese culture.
Yao Ming speculated to become next CBA chairman
Chinese media reports are suggesting that former NBA player Yao Ming is the top favorite candidate to be elected the new chairman of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) this March.
FIFA expands World Cup teams to 48
FIFA will expand the World Cup to 48 teams from 32 as of 2026, the global soccer body said on Tuesday.
Cristiano Ronaldo crowns the Best FIFA Men's Player 2016
Portugal football star Cristiano Ronaldo has claimed the Best FIFA Men's Player for a second time.
It's official: Yao Ming takes up post in CBA
The Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) has announced that former NBA player Yao Ming will co-head a transition team to prepare for the organization's upcoming elections.
Sun Minghui named MVP in CBA All-Star Rookie Challenge
Sun Minghui of Guangsha won the Trophy of the Most Valuable Player of the 2016-2017 season CBA All-Star Rookie Challenge held in Beijing as he had the team-high 17 points in Southern Rookie's 82-81 victory over the Northern Rookie.
Famous director to plan important Winter Olympics handover ceremony
Chinese renowned director Zhang Yimou announced on Friday that he will direct the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games handover performance at the closing ceremony of the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.
Big data discloses China's sports preferences
More Chinese people online searched for popular and grassroots sports in 2016, according to big data analysis released Thursday.
Chinese driver tops Dakar rankings for first time in history
A Chinese driver has topped the rankings for the first time in Dakar history. Sixty-one-year-old Mao Ruijin driving a Polaris is leading the 7-vehicle UTV category after two days of racing.
Chelsea midfielder arrives in Shanghai to join SIPG for $60m transfer
Brazilian international midfielder Oscar has arrived in Shanghai to join his new Chinese club, Shanghai SIPG.
Chinese actress Angelababy gives birth to baby boy
Chinese actress Angelababy gives birth to a baby boy on January 17, 2017 in Hong Kong. The baby is the first child for the actress and her actor husband Huang Xiaoming.
The Magic Flute by Mozart to be staged in Beijing
Beijing's Tianqiao Performing Arts Center announced that it will introduce opera The Magic Flute in July.
Popular Online Talk Show Debater Advises Education on the Art of Public Speaking
Ma Weiwei, an outstanding debater on the popular Chinese online talk show Let's Talk or "Qi Pa Shuo", thinks training in public speaking is crucial, and that it should be embraced in schools and colleges.
Robot Wars looks set to make a smash in China market
Amateur robot enthusiasts in China will soon have a chance to send their creations into battle, as Robot Wars, the British TV show, looks set to come to China this year.
Renowned Chinese Clarinetist Wang Tao Releases New Album Schubert
Wang Tao, a renowned Chinese clarinetist who is starting to make his global mark, has recently started promoting his new album 'Schubert', a record that pays tribute to the Austrian composer Franz Schubert.
First IMAX 3D panda film starts shooting in southwest China
A new IMAX 3D documentary on Panda, co-produced by IMAX Corporation and a panda research base in southwestern Chinese city of Chengdu, is in the making.
Award-winning 'La La Land' to play in China
Chinese distributors announced their import plan of the romantic musical comedy "La La Land" a day after it took seven awards at the Golden Globes.
Pianist Lang Lang plays for rural left-behind children
Chinese piano virtuoso Lang Lang has given a concert to raise funds for rural left-behind children in Gansu Province.
Chinese cartoon film promotes awareness of environmental threats
Backkom Bear: Agent 008, an animated film inspired by the hit series with the same title, will open in Chinese theatres on Friday.
Hollywood star criticizes Trump for mocking reporter
Hollywood actress Meryl Streep was honored the Golden Globes for her lifetime contributions to the world of entertainment on Sunday. While in her nearly 6-minute acceptance speech, Streep spoke critically of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump.
Chinese Writer Puts Wonder Boy in Cell Phone Crisis in the Sequel
Renowned Chinese children's writer Zhang Zhilu has published a sequel to his book "Wonder Boy." In the new book, the lead characters are now adults.
Do aircraft carriers help sell movies? This star believes so
Chinese movie star Jiang Wen recently sparked controversy when he implied that aircraft carriers constitute the prerequisite for selling movies overseas.
Chinese actress Ruby Lin gives birth to a baby girl
Chinese actress Ruby Lin is now officially a mum. She gives birth to a baby girl on Friday evening. Her husband, actor Wallace Huo, has halted his work in Beijing and flown back to Taiwan to join her.
Chinese fans disappointed by latest season of Sherlock
Many Chinese fans and mainstream media say they find the fourth season not as attractive as its predecessors.
Young audiences of chidren's theatre tapped to promote their favorite plays
The China National Theatre for Children has launched a program that allows its young audience members to become spokespeople for their favorite plays.
Movie jointly produced by China, Laos starts shooting
The shooting of the first-ever jointly film produced by China and Laos has kicked off in Lao capital Vientiane.
Children's musical 'Little Princess' debuts in Beijing
A children's musical called 'Little Princess,' which encourages children to maintain a spirit of optimistic faith, premiered in Beijing last night, to celebrate the coming of the new year.
Faye Wong Moments Live 2016 delights Shanghai
After six years off stage, Chinese queen of pop Faye Wong returned to music circles with a concert, Fayes Moments Live 2016 at Mercedes-Benz Arena in Shanghai on Friday.
Chen Kaige completes shooting of new film "The Legend of the Cat Demon"
The shooting of a new fantasy film "The Legend of the Cat Demon" has come to an end. The movie, with a Chinese name "Yao Mao Zhuan" ("è"), is the latest offering from acclaimed Chinese director Chen Kaige.
Chinese companies pay Disney 1.35 million yuan for plagiarism
Two Chinese companies which made the cartoon film "The Autobots" have been ordered to compensate Disney and Pixar 1.35 million yuan(USD 194,147) for copyright infringement.
Blue Monday, or is it?
Mondays. Many of us loathe them and many of us get the Monday blues. Today those blues are recognised with Blue Monday - the most depressing day of the year, apparently.
China develops world's brightest EUV free electron laser
Chinese scientists announced they have built a facility that can generate the world's brightest extreme ultraviolet (EUV) free electron laser.
Private Chinese firm inks int'l contract for commercial rocket launch
Landspace Technology Corporation, a private aerospace company based in Beijing, said it has secured a contract with Gomspace, a Danish company, to launch a series of satellites.
SpaceX launches first flight 4 months after explosion
U.S. space firm SpaceX got back to launching rockets on Saturday, four months after an explosion on the launchpad that caused the company to suspend flights.
China's commercial rocket Kuaizhou-1A launches three satellites in first mission
Kuaizhou-1A, a Chinese commercial space launch vehicle, has carried out its first mission and sent three satellites into space from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center.
China starts building its first self-made expedition icebreaker
China's first independently-developed icebreaker for polar scientific expeditions is now under construction at the Jiangnan Shipyard Co. Ltd. Once finished, the new icebreaker will be able to continuously break ice as thick as 1.5 meters, while sailing at a speed of two to three knots.
Tech breakthrough on nib to help China's ballpoint industry
Chinese ballpoint pen companies could finally end its total dependence on imports of high standard steel for pen nib as breakthrough technology on the part has been proven a success.
Nobel Laureate among China's top science award winners
China's Top Science and Technology Award for 2016 goes to physicist Zhao Zhongxian and pharmaceutical chemist Tu Youyou. Zhao Zhongxian, with the Chinese Academy of Sciences, has spent four decades in the research of superconductor. Tu Youyou is best known for discovering artemisinin, or known as qinghaosu, used to treat malaria.
Chinese circular screen device a CES highlight
The 50th International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) was successfully held in Las Vegas on January 5, 2017. As China's leading high-tech supplier of entertainment products for children, YoungZone introduced the MAGNEO, the world's first AR hand-gripped circular-screen computer, whose innovative circular screen AR design became the event's highlight.
A Little Fish home help going swimmingly
Baidu, China's leading search engine, and Ainemo Inc., China's top technology driven consumer electronic company, jointly unveiled "Little Fish" (Chinese name: Xiaoyu Zaijia), a voice-controlled family robot powered by Baidu's AI at Digital Experience! at CES 2017.
Former Oculus principal scientist appointed as chief scientist for Huawei
Steve LaValle, former Principal Scientist for Oculus VR, announced on December 28th on his Facebook account that he will serve as the Chief Scientist of VR/AR/MR at Huawei, a Chinese tech company with over 170,000 staff, and offices in over 100 countries.
Chinese unmanned submersibles descend 10,890 meters in Mariana Trench
Three unmanned deep sea landing facilities descended over 10,000 meters underwater and completed sea tests in the world deepest Mariana Trench in the Pacific.
China's highest resolution commercial remote sensing satellites launched
Two remote sensing satellites have been launched from Taiyuan in north China's Shanxi province, with the resolution capabilities of 0.5 meters.
China plans probes to far side, poles of Moon
China is planning missions to explore the far side of the Moon and to send robots to explore both lunar poles.
China to launch largest-ever rocket Long March-9 around 2030
China plans to launch its new generation of heavy-lift carrier rocket Long March-9 intended for future manned lunar landing and deep space exploration missions around 2030. China plans probes to far side, poles of Moon
TCL to present new BlackBerry smartphone with QWERTY keyboard
Chinese electronics giant TCL is expected to release a new line of BlackBerry smartphones equipped with full QWERTY keyboards.
Artificial vs human intelligence: the match is on
Baidu Brain, the AI of China's Baidu online search engine will go head to head with a human, competing against each other in voice and image recognition, rather than the traditional methods of algorithm, memory and logic.
Scientists reveal how world's biggest diamonds form
In a study published this week in the U.S. journal Science, they said large gem-quality diamonds, like the world-famous Cullinan or Lesotho Promise, may be born in metallic liquid deep inside Earth's mantle.
BeiDou navigation improves city management
The BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) has helped 317 cities improve services in multiple industries, according to the GNSS and LBS Association of China (GLAC).
'Nature' journal appreciates China's achievements in science
British scientific journal 'Nature' has noted China's achievements in aerospace, genetic engineering, and climate change in a report released on Friday regarding science events that shaped the year 2016.
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