Xi vows support for Asia-Pacific

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Port Moresby Thursday to pay a state visit to Papua New Guinea (PNG) and attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders' Meeting.

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  • Chile, China to jointly promote free trade

    Nov 16,2018

    Chile is willing to jointly promote free trade with China under the framework of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, given China's role in promoting economic globalization and trade liberalization, senior Chilean officials said.

  • Chinese online lender Weidai makes NYSE debut

    Chinese online lender Weidai makes NYSE debut

    Nov 16,2018

    It has built a nationwide network of 492 service centers across approximately 300 cities over the past seven years, said its filing.In the first six months of this year, the company's net revenues increased by 20.1 percent to 1.883 billion yuan (284.6 million U.S.

  • Chinese premier calls for consultation, mutual openness to maintain peace, prosperity in East Asia

    Chinese premier calls for consultation, mutual openness to maintain peace, prosperity in East Asia

    Nov 16,2018

    Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Thursday called on countries in the region to enhance equality-based consultation and mutual openness so as to maintain peace and prosperity in East Asia.

  • Ministry pledges backing for private sector

    Ministry pledges backing for private sector

    Nov 16,2018

    The Ministry of Commerce would provide full support for the development of private enterprises, and would launch more pragmatic measures.

  • Realty market stays on even keel

    Realty market stays on even keel

    Nov 16,2018

    Despite the convention that October is the peak season for property trading, property prices in the nation's major cities remained stable, and pre-owned home prices in top-tier cities declined month-on-month.

  • China, U.S. resume high-level trade talks

    China, U.S. resume high-level trade talks

    Nov 16,2018

    China and the U.S. have resumed high-level trade talks, Gao Feng, spokesperson for China's Commerce Ministry, announced at a press conference on Thursday.

  • Looking for the missing in deadliest wildfire in Northern California

    Nov 16,2018

    Burnt-out cars were scattered across the road, charred trees remained standing amid ruins, almost every building in sight was scorched and blackened, and the air smelled of pungent smoke and embers over the Northern Californian town of Paradise, which has been razed by a massive wildfire.

  • Outrage after spy cameras capture disgusting hygiene in five-star hotels

    Outrage after spy cameras capture disgusting hygiene in five-star hotels

    Nov 16,2018

    Hygiene problems in five-star hotels have raised concern from the public, as a video titled "Secret of the Cups" went viral on Wednesday on Sina Weibo, China's Twitter-like social media platform.

  • Chinese team shines as police from around the world gather for shooting competition

    Chinese team shines as police from around the world gather for shooting competition

    Nov 16,2018

    Organized by the International Police Sports Union (USIP) and the Guangdong Provincial Public Security Department, the event organizers invited 256 police officers from 68 countries and regions worldwide to attend the competition from November 14 to 19.

  • Social media companies asked to launch security evaluation system

    Social media companies asked to launch security evaluation system

    Nov 16,2018

    Chinese internet companies which provide online social network service platforms will have to submit a security report to cyberspace regulators, a measure the country's cyberspace watchdog says is aimed at strengthening security management and safeguarding national security.

  • China to monitor pig transport amid spread of swine fever

    China to monitor pig transport amid spread of swine fever

    Nov 16,2018

    China vows to strengthen the supervision of transporting live hogs, as 17 provinces have been affected by the African Swine Fever (ASF) outbreak this year, amid growing public concerns that this would lead to a rise in pork prices and unsafe food quality ahead of major festivals.

  • Japan's cybersecurity minister says he has never used a computer

    Nov 16,2018

    A Japanese minister in charge of the government's cybersecurity strategy has drawn controversy after admitting that he has never used a computer.Yoshitaka Sakurada, 68, said during a parliamentary session on Wednesday that he has never used a computer in his life, as he "has been doing business independently since 25 years old and has been giving instructions to staff and secretaries."

  • Military to improve way it sets policy

    Military to improve way it sets policy

    Nov 16,2018

    The Chinese military will reform the way it makes policy by 2020 and establish a robust socialist system of military policy with Chinese characteristics by 2022, the Ministry of National Defense said on Thursday.

  • J-20 now capable of aerial refueling

    J-20 now capable of aerial refueling

    Nov 15,2018

    China's most advanced stealth fighter jet, the J-20, is now ready for aerial refueling operations that will help the jet reach farther targets, as national television showcased the aircraft's embedded refueling probe on Tuesday.

  • President urges reform in military

    President urges reform in military

    Nov 15,2018

    President Xi Jinping has called for the military to reform its policy system to form a solid foundation in order to build a world-class force.

  • Study shows U.S. war cost since 9/11 may top 6 trillion dollars next year

    Study shows U.S. war cost since 9/11 may top 6 trillion dollars next year

    Nov 15,2018

    The United States has appropriated and is obligated to spend an estimated 5.9 trillion dollars on the war on terror through Fiscal Year 2019, including direct war and war-related spending and obligations for future spending on post 9/11 war veterans, according to a study released Wednesday.

  • Xi underlines reform on military policy and institution

    Nov 14,2018

    President Xi Jinping has highlighted the significance and urgency of pushing forward reform on military policy and institution to build a socialist system of military policy and institution with Chinese characteristics.

  • Movement laid foundation for military-civilian integration

    Movement laid foundation for military-civilian integration

    Nov 14,2018

    Mianyang's reputation as a leader in science and technology has grown in recent years, but the city's involvement in the sector actually stretches back decades.

  • Uber mulls setting up minibus service in Nairobi

    Uber mulls setting up minibus service in Nairobi

    Nov 16,2018

    Uber is considering rolling out a new service in Kenya that will see users book seats on minibuses plying various routes in the capital Nairobi.

  • SpaceX' s reusable rocket launches a Qatar satellite

    SpaceX' s reusable rocket launches a Qatar satellite

    Nov 16,2018

    SpaceX launched a Qatar satellite on Thursday with its Falcon 9 rocket from Launch Complex 39A at the U.S."Successful deployment of Es' hail-2 to geostationary transfer orbit confirmed," according to SpaceX's official Twitter account.  This launch marked Falcon 9's 18th successful launch this year, equalizing the record the private rocket launch company made last year.

  • Scientists find how 'good' fat linked to feeling of fullness

    Scientists find how 'good' fat linked to feeling of fullness

    Nov 16,2018

    A study published on Thursday in the journal Cell revealed how "brown fat," a type of body fat known to generate heat when an animal is cold and generally believed to be "good" fat, interacted with gut hormone to signal your fullness during a meal.

  • China's self-developed nuclear design enters 3rd-stage UK assessment

    China's self-developed nuclear design enters 3rd-stage UK assessment

    Nov 16,2018

    Hualong One, China's self-developed reactor design, has completed its second phase of assessment in the U.K., with the next stage set to determine whether it is fit for use in the European country, said its developer on Thursday.

  • 'Chinese artificial sun' pushes past 100 million degrees

    Nov 16,2018

    The experimental advanced superconducting tokamak (EAST), or the "Chinese artificial sun," achieved an electron temperature of over 100 million degrees in its core plasma, a key step towards the test running of fusion reactor, a lab in east China's Anhui Province said.

  • Google's sibling Waymo to start driverless car service next month

    Google's sibling Waymo to start driverless car service next month

    Nov 15,2018

    Waymo, a subsidiary of Google's parent company Alphabet, will launch the world's first commercial self-driving car service in early December, according to Bloomberg.

  • Pandas benefit as their keepers adapt

    Pandas benefit as their keepers adapt

    Nov 09,2018

    Forty-eight captive giant pandas were born worldwide this year. Forty-five are alive, bringing the total number of captive pandas globally to 548, said Li Chunliang, deputy director of the National Forestry and Grassland Administration.

  • Captive pandas reach 548, a record high

    Nov 09,2018

    The number of giant pandas living in captivity has reached 548, a record high, and the survival rate of panda cubs born in captivity reached 93 percent this year.

  • Public panda program shows China's commitments to protecting endangered species

    Public panda program shows China's commitments to protecting endangered species

    Nov 06,2018

    A public welfare program aiming to share stories of panda-human relationships has been unveiled to the public, presenting China's tremendous ecological conservation achievements in protecting the endangered species.

  • Giant panda Gao Gao returns home after 15 years in U.S.

    Giant panda Gao Gao returns home after 15 years in U.S.

    Nov 01,2018

    After 15 years at San Diego Zoo in California, Gao Gao returned to the Chinese Center for Research and Conservation for the Giant Panda in Dujiangyan, Sichuan Province, on Thursday.

  • Pandas enjoy first snow in NE China

    Pandas enjoy first snow in NE China

    Oct 30,2018

    Two giant pandas at the Yabuli skiing resort enjoy the snowfall in northeastern China's Heilongjiang Province on Saturday. The pandas, called Sijia and Youyou, are 11-year-old male and 12-year-old female, respectively.

  • Panda park to strictly limit human activity

    Panda park to strictly limit human activity

    Oct 30,2018

    China on Monday established an administrative bureau for the Giant Panda National Park, with human activity to be strictly limited within the park.

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