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Shutdown part of Beijing’s pledge to clean capital’s air pollution


In the latest move to curb air pollution, Beijing has shut down its last large coal-fired power plant, bringing the capital one step closer to achieving the goal of pollution reduction urged by locals.

Novel exploring excesses of 1950s land reform draws criticism from Maoists

For many Chinese, “landlord” used to be a derogative term that’s often associated with slavery, exploitation and decadence. The term is most associated with land reform in the 1950s, an ...

Film trails drifting Westerners who impersonate qualified people for a living in China

“Nobody cares whether you are an accomplished actor or what do you do for a living. If you have a foreign face, you will be put on the stage, playing ...


Wild white swans return to suburban Miyun District of Beijing

Wild white swans fly over the Qingshui River in suburban Miyun District of Beijing, capital of China, March 13, 2017. A large number of wild white swans, which had not appeared in the Qingshui River in the past a dozen years, returned to the district thanks to the improvement of local ecological environment.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/23 11:15:59

World Water Day marked in E China's Zhejiang

Children of Yangxi Primary School learn knowledge on water survey in Changle Village, Zhili Town of Huzhou City, east China's Zhejiang Province, March 22, 2017. Wednesday marks the World Water Day.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/23 8:27:14

China Coast Guard vessels patrol Diaoyu Islands

Three China Coast Guard (CCG) vessels conducted a patrol in territorial waters off the Diaoyu Islands on Wednesday, according to an online statement by the State Oceanic Administration.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/23 7:38:25

China reports highest sea level in 30 years

A report released Wednesday by China's State Oceanic Administration warned that sea levels monitored last year reached the highest level since 1980.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/23 7:37:51

China, US agree on principle of no conflict, mutual respect

China and the United States reached consensus on developing ties in the spirit of no conflict, no confrontation, mutual respect and win-win cooperation during US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's Beijing trip, said a Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/23 7:36:25

Chinese premier arrives in Australia for official visit

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrived in the Australian capital of Canberra Wednesday night for an official visit.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/23 7:36:07

China has never been an onlooker in Middle East affairs: FM spokesperson

When it comes to Middle East affairs, China has never been a mere onlooker and has always contributed actively to peace and stability in the region, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/23 7:34:56

Beijing ends hospital markups on drug prices

Beijing announced Wednesday public hospitals will end markups on drug prices to separate medical treatment and drug sales, and to lower costs to patients.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/23 7:34:10

Chinese premier stresses agricultural supply-side structural reform

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has called for agricultural supply-side structural reform and improvements to the agricultural development system.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/23 7:31:54

Hong Kong facing more opportunities in development: Li Ka-shing

Hong Kong is now facing more opportunities in development, Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing said on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/23 7:31:16

Beijing court rules against Sony China for patent infringement

A Beijing court on Wednesday ruled that Sony Mobile Communications (China) had infringed the patent of a Chinese Internet company and should pay over 9.1 million yuan (1.3 million US dollars) for the latter's losses.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/23 0:55:23

Chinese recall Rockefellers’ contribution to medical service

As many in the US mourned the death of banker and philanthropist David Rockefeller, a top hospital in China joined in the remembrance for the business tycoon.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/23 0:43:39

Li kicks off Oceania visit

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang left Beijing on Wednesday for an official visit to Australia and New Zealand, his first visit to Oceania as premier, eyeing expansion of business ties with the two countries.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/23 0:38:39