CHINA

Chinese bike-sharing pioneers go global


Ofo and Mobike, China's two largest bike-sharing companies, have sought global expansion and spread smart-commuting to more cities in the world.

Doklam has always been under China's effective jurisdiction without dispute: FM

A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Monday that there has been no territorial dispute in the Doklam area.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/25 10:12:42

Chinese, Russian navy sailors hold ship damage control contest

Chinese and Russian navy sailors held a competition on ship damage control in the Baltic port city of Baltiysk on Monday as part of the "Joint Sea 2017" naval drills.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/25 10:01:10

China's Hainan braces for Typhoon Sonca

The beach is evacuated as a part of prevention against the typhoon Sonca in Sanya of south China's Hainan Province, July 24, 2017. Typhoon Sonca is expected to hit south China's Hainan Province on Monday, China's national observatory warned.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/25 9:33:52

China calls for joint efforts to ensure effective Lancang-Mekong cooperation

China hopes to work together with Thailand and other Mekong countries to ensure a practical and effective mechanism for the Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC), Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said in Bangkok on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/25 7:37:26

China, Thailand pledge to strengthen ties, cooperation

China and Thailand on Monday pledged to further strengthen their bilateral relationship and cooperation in various fields.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/25 7:35:54

Guangdong police crackdown on illegal online wild animal trade

Police in south China's Guangdong Province have seized more than 10,000 wild animals and nearly 1,000 kilograms of products derived from wild animals, they announced Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/25 7:35:15

Chinese leadership stresses stability, progress in economic work

China will continue "seeking progress while maintaining stability" for its economic work in the second half of 2017, according to a meeting of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/25 7:34:11

PLA highlights stronger army ahead of 90th anniversary

China Monday urged India to immediately withdraw all troops that have illegally entered China, stating that the nation would defend its territorial sovereignty "at all costs."
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/25 7:31:49

PLA expands overseas missions

With the development of the Chinese military and growing Chinese interests overseas, the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) is eyeing expanding cooperation with Belt and Road countries, experts said.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/24 23:48:39

Sino-Russian trade to benefit from increased US sanctions

A plan by the US Congress to intensify sanctions against Russia would create opportunities for increased Sino-Russian trade, especially on infrastructure development, Chinese experts said, but adjustments in the economic structure of both countries would determine the speed and stability of bilateral trade.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/25 0:13:39

Too hot to handle

A thermometer shows the temperature hitting 43 C in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province on Monday. The local government has issued a red alert for heat. Photo: CFP
Source: CFP | 2017/7/25 0:08:40

Court stipulates heavy punishment for forced prostitution

Those who force minors and pregnant women into prostitution will face a punishment ranging from 10 years to life in prison, according to a new judicial interpretation jointly released by the Supreme People's Court and the Supreme People's Procuratorate.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/24 23:03:40

Sun Zhengcai under probe

Sun Zhengcai, former secretary of Chongqing Municipal Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), is under investigation for "serious discipline violation."
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/24 23:03:40