Xi praises forum's role in progress

Xi sent a congratulatory letter to the fifth annual conference of the Taihu World Cultural Forum, saying that cultural exchanges and mutual learning are an important driving force for human progress and world peace.

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  • Lawyer mom signs contracts with son to teach him about law observance

    Lawyer mom signs contracts with son to teach him about law observance

    Oct 19,2018

    For one Chinese mother, promises are meant to be broken but contracts are legally binding.

  • Chinese travel company promises to fight illegal wildlife trade

    Oct 19,2018

    China's leading online travel agency Ctrip.com has pledged to fight the illegal wildlife trade together with its partners, customers and suppliers.The Shanghai-based company said Wednesday that it would use its mobile applications, websites and offline stores to increase the awareness of the harm of illegal wildlife trade among its users around the world, and develop new eco-friendly tours and encourage tourists to engage in ecotourism.

  • HK bus companies poised for green light on mega bridge

    HK bus companies poised for green light on mega bridge

    Oct 19,2018

    Two companies in Hong Kong have introduced new coach services to ply the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao bridge, which is set to open Tuesday.

  • World's longest suspension bridge reaches milestone in Southwest China

    World's longest suspension bridge reaches milestone in Southwest China

    Oct 19,2018

    Construction on the world's longest suspension bridge over a canyon being built in Southwest Yunnan Province passed a major milestone on Thursday with the capping of a 228-meter-tall tower, which at its peak stands almost half a kilometer above the Jinsha River.

  • Relocation raises living standards for Lhopas

    Relocation raises living standards for Lhopas

    Oct 19,2018

    The lives of members of the Lhopa ethnic group in the Tibet autonomous region have improved markedly in recent decades, thanks to the reform and opening-up policy that was launched 40 years ago.

  • Grand canal inspires grand plan

    Grand canal inspires grand plan

    Oct 19,2018

    Authorities in Jiangsu province have unveiled plans for a Grand Canal museum and a national cultural park covering multiple cities to protect one of the world's oldest manmade waterways.

  • China's Huawei plans to set up manufacturing unit in India

    Oct 19,2018

    Chinese telecom giant Huawei plans to begin manufacturing mobile phones in India by next year, Indian media quoted the company's Global Vice-President Jim Xu as saying on Friday.

  • Sea expedition breaks world records

    Sea expedition breaks world records

    Oct 19,2018

    Chinese scientists broke multiple world records during a 54-day scientific expedition in the world's deepest sea trench and collected data for a sea trial of the country's first manned undersea vehicle.

  • A tale of two tech giants

    A tale of two tech giants

    Oct 19,2018

    Artificial intelligence expert Kai-fu Lee recently released his new book, AI Superpowers: China, Silicon Valley and the New World Order. The book, published in both English and Chinese, is already on the best-selling lists for new titles on The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and Amazon China.

  • Researchers find existence of prehistoric Tibet rainforest

    Oct 19,2018

    The cold and dry plateau of Tibet in Southwest China used to be a warm and humid rainforest 40 million years ago, scientists from China, India and the UK recently discovered, saying that it offers critical evidence of the plateau's ancient environment.

  • Big effort needed on smart vehicles

    Oct 19,2018

    China is calling for more global efforts to develop intelligent connected vehicles to accelerate the commercial use of related technologies, a top official said on Thursday.

  • Fossil marks discovery of world's oldest flesh-eating fish: research

    Fossil marks discovery of world's oldest flesh-eating fish: research

    Oct 19,2018

    A 150-million-year-old fish fossil with piranha-like teeth is the oldest flesh-eating fish ever discovered, Australian researchers said on Friday.The fish, which lived in the age of the dinosaurs, was found alongside its prey -- other fish with chunks missing from their fins -- in limestone deposits in South Germany, the researchers said in a statement.

  • Grand canal inspires grand plan

    Grand canal inspires grand plan

    Oct 19,2018

    Authorities in Jiangsu province have unveiled plans for a Grand Canal museum and a national cultural park covering multiple cities to protect one of the world's oldest manmade waterways.

  • TV deal a slam dunk

    Oct 19,2018

    Reality show, Dunk of China, has proved to be incredibly popular, perhaps in no small way due to the participation of Jeremy Lin, point guard for the NBA side, the Atlanta Hawks.

  • Hollywood blockbusters flock to Chinese market

    Oct 19,2018

    A slew of Hollywood blockbusters is going to hit Chinese theaters in an epic showdown before the end of this year, hopefully boosting the lukewarm Chinese market after a disappointing National Holiday season.

  • Riding on the slow track

    Riding on the slow track

    Oct 19,2018

    A documentary series soon to be aired on CCTV tells stories of China's legendary green trains.

  • Documentary photo exhibition of Chinese Americans launched in New York

    Oct 19,2018

    A documentary photo exhibition was launched in the Museum of Chinese in America on Thursday, featuring Chinese Americans in New York City's Chinatown in the 1980s.  The photos on display were taken by the acclaimed U.S.

  • New Chinglish phrase makes it into the Oxford Dictionary

    New Chinglish phrase makes it into the Oxford Dictionary

    Oct 19,2018

    "Add oil," a popular Chinese phrase commonly used to express encouragement, incitement, or support, has reportedly been included in the latest version of the Oxford English Dictionary.

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