Future steps outlined at climate change gathering

After two weeks of heated discussions in Katowice, Poland, negotiators from about 200 countries on Saturday agreed on universal and transparent rules that will govern future efforts to tackle climate change.

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  • Foreign investors' role increasing in China's A-share market: report

    Foreign investors' role increasing in China's A-share market: report

    Dec 17,2018

    Foreign investors are playing a more important role in China's A-share market in recent years, which will improve market functioning and boost performance of large-cap equities and consumer stocks, China Daily reported Monday.

  • China's foreign trade to remain steady in 2018: report

    China's foreign trade to remain steady in 2018: report

    Dec 17,2018

    China's foreign trade will maintain steady growth in 2018, as the country's economy posted stable performance amid mounting external uncertainties, according to a report released by the Ministry of Commerce.

  • Gov't maintains grip on housing

    Gov't maintains grip on housing

    Dec 17,2018

    China will likely keep a strict grip on the real estate market and continue to "stabilize housing prices" without loosening lending next year, but there may be some structural change in coordinating policy such as removing regulatory caps on housing prices.

  • Funds pour into Chinese bonds

    Funds pour into Chinese bonds

    Dec 17,2018

    The Chinese economy may be showing signs of a slowdown, but foreign investors, particularly central banks and sovereign funds, appear unconcerned as they continue to pour large sums into purchasing Chinese government bonds.

  • Collaboration among nations leads to growth

    Collaboration among nations leads to growth

    Dec 17,2018

    President Xi Jinping said on Sunday that China will make consistent efforts to comprehensively deepen reform and expand opening-up, and also boost global cooperation to enhance opportunities.

  • More prudence seen amid property price slump

    More prudence seen amid property price slump

    Dec 17,2018

    The country's housing sector is becoming more rational as the property market continued to cool down in November, said experts.

  • TCM health tourism expected to boom due to favorable policies

    TCM health tourism expected to boom due to favorable policies

    Dec 17,2018

    Experts attending a tourism forum in Beijing said health tourism featuring the traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is in a golden era for development.

  • Unique project lets foreign experts write about experiences in China

    Dec 17,2018

    "I was born in a part of New York which is in the vicinity of Chinatown. It may have exerted an influence on me from the very beginning, and I guess my previous life may be related to China, so I have been looking forward to visiting China since childhood."

  • Health fraud informants to be rewarded

    Health fraud informants to be rewarded

    Dec 17,2018

    Insurance authorities will financially reward whistleblowers who identify healthcare scams as part of the ongoing fight against fraud, according to a circular released by the National Healthcare Security Administration and the Ministry of Finance.

  • Chinese TCM firm in hot water over expired honey use

    Chinese TCM firm in hot water over expired honey use

    Dec 17,2018

    A supplier of Tong Ren Tang, the largest producer of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), recycled a large amount of expired and near-expired honey with the Tong Ren Tang label, according to Jiangsu Broadcasting Corporation on Saturday.

  • China investigates major road accidents for improving safety measures

    Dec 17,2018

    Public security authorities across China have conducted thorough investigations into 530 major road accidents in the first 11 months of this year in order to help improve preventive measures, the Ministry of Public Security said Sunday.

  • Dozens injured in pub explosion in Japan's Sapporo

    Dozens injured in pub explosion in Japan's Sapporo

    Dec 17,2018

    Dozens of people were injured Sunday in an explosion at an izakaya, or a Japanese-styled pub, in the city of Sapporo in Japan's northernmost Hokkaido prefecture.

  • Smartphone companies bet big on foldable screens

    Dec 17,2018

    Smartphone makers are betting big on foldable screens that fit into a pocket to revive a market mired in an innovation lull and a sales slump.

  • Breastfeeding linked to smaller waistline of mothers: study

    Breastfeeding linked to smaller waistline of mothers: study

    Dec 17,2018

    Breastfeeding may have one more benefit for mothers, with a study linking it to a smaller waistline in the decade after giving birth.

  • Strange Jurassic-era feathers found in ancient ambers

    Strange Jurassic-era feathers found in ancient ambers

    Dec 17,2018

    Chinese scientists have discovered strange-shaped tail feathers in 100 million-year-old ambers which do not belong to any existing or known birds, and they believe that the streamer-like feathers could have a social function.

  • 'Made in China' behind world's longest sea bridge

    'Made in China' behind world's longest sea bridge

    Dec 17,2018

    A 55-kilometer long bridge connecting Hong Kong and Macao to South China's Zhuhai city officially opened to traffic on Oct 23, marking the completion of the world's longest sea-spanning structure, which began construction nine years ago.

  • Game on for Chinese 5G firms

    Game on for Chinese 5G firms

    Dec 17,2018

    Billions, maybe, trillions of dollars are up for grabs globally-and Chinese technology companies are vying to scoop up as much of the fifth-generation or 5G mobile telecommunication technology pie as possible, as the D-Day of commercial launch around 2020 nears.

  • Technology boosts China's grain production in past 40 years

    Dec 17,2018

    China's grain production has increased from 135 kilograms per mu in 1978 to 367 kilograms recorded in 2017, boosted by indigenous innovation in agriculture, according to the Chinese Academy of Agriculture Sciences (CAAS) on Sunday.

  • Shi Yuqi, Sindhu crowned at 2018 BWF World Tour Finals

    Dec 16,2018

    China's top men's singles shuttler Shi Yuqi celebrated his biggest victory of the season, outclassing Japan's Kento Momota 21-12, 21-11 in the final at the 2018 BWF World Tour Finals here on Sunday.

  • USA dominates, China ranks 5th at Hangzhou FINA Worlds

    Dec 16,2018

    The 14th FINA World Swimming Championships lowered its curtain on Sunday night. The United States again showed its dominance, winning 17 golds, 15 silvers and four bronzes. Russia ranked second, Hungary was third and the Netherlands took fourth. China was fifth with three golds, five silvers and five bronzes.

  • Basketball fan detained for abusing rival team in words related to Nanjing Massacre

    Basketball fan detained for abusing rival team in words related to Nanjing Massacre

    Dec 16,2018

    A Shanghai basketball fan has been detained for five days for insulting rival team from Jiangsu using remarks related to the Nanjing Massacre during a basketball match on Thursday night in Shanghai.

  • IOC launches first Olympic online store on Alibaba's Tmall

    IOC launches first Olympic online store on Alibaba's Tmall

    Dec 16,2018

    The International Olympic Committee and its Worldwide Top Partner Alibaba Group announced on Saturday that the first-ever Olympic official online store has been launched on Tmall, China's largest e-commerce platform.

  • Sun Yang helps China rewrite Asian record in relay

    Sun Yang helps China rewrite Asian record in relay

    Dec 15,2018

    China's Olympic and world champion Sun Yang took part in his first and only competition in the FINA Swimming World Championships (25m) in Hangzhou on Friday and he led the team to the bronze in the men's 4X200m freestyle relay and break the Asian record.

  • Steel Roses stir up a new coaching cocktail

    Steel Roses stir up a new coaching cocktail

    Dec 14,2018

    Kim Chang-back has been installed as fitness coach for the Chinese women's squad.China's women's team is dipping into the nation's glorious field hockey past in a bid to ensure peak performance at next year's World Cup and 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

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