CHINA

China eyes increased investment in Cuba


Chinese President Xi Jinping and Cuban leader Raul Castro Tuesday pledged partnership and reciprocal cooperation as China eyes an increase in investment in the country.

Froeign-funded NGOs probed amid Trojan Horse worries

Regulatory environment in recent months has become more difficult for NGOs that receive funding from overseas.

Seeing the city with hands

A group of blind people, led by volunteers, touched, smelled and listened to Beijing last Sunday.


CPC senior official meets ROK parliament members

A senior official of the Communist Party of China (CPC) on Thursday said the CPC will strengthen communication with political parties of the Republic of Korea (ROK) to promote the development of bilateral ties.
Source: Xinhua | 2014-7-24 15:46:37

Noisy but nice – foreigners find few faults with Shanghai’s sounds

The survey got us wondering about noise pollution and how much it concerned the expat community, so we pounded the pavements this week to find out if foreign residents thought Shanghai was a noisy city, and which auditory assaults they found most disturbing.
Source: Global Times | 2014-7-24 15:43:01

Former Anhui official under investigation for bribery

Hu Xuefan, former head of the Anhui provincial tourism bureau, is under investigation on suspicion of taking bribes, China's Supreme People's Procuratorate revealed on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2014-7-24 15:32:27

China, ROK vow enhanced defense cooperation

Chinese Defense Minister Chang Wanquan met with Baek Seung-joo, vice defense minister of the Republic of Korea (ROK), in Beijing on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2014-7-24 15:31:08

Maduro says China's financial support brings great strength to Venezuela

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday said his country's relationship with China is mutually beneficial and China's financial support has brought great strength to the South American economy.
Source: Xinhua | 2014-7-24 15:03:12

Xi's trip further brightens prospects of China-LatAm cooperation

Chinese President Xi Jinping left Cuba for home on Thursday morning Beijing time after wrapping up a fruitful four-nation visit to Latin America.
Source: Xinhua | 2014-7-24 15:00:42

Karzai meets China's special envoy to Afghanistan

Afghan President Hamid Karzai met with visiting Chinese Special Envoy for Afghanistan affairs Sun Yuxi on Wednesday evening, said a statement posted on Afghan presidential palace's website on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2014-7-24 14:47:45

Xinjiang's privately funded railways face uncertainfuture

Track-laying on the Hongliuhe-Naomaohu Railway, one of the largest privately funded rail projects in China, was just completed in early July, but insiders have already begun to worry about its future.
Source: Xinhua | 2014-7-24 14:46:58

China's ship-borne helicopters in RIMPAC navel drill

China's ship-borne helicopter is seen during the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) multinational naval drill. China's navy exchanges copter landing experiences with other participating countries in the drill.
Source: ecns.cn | 2014-7-24 14:42:36

22nd Japanese war criminal confession published

The Japanese army massacred and conducted germ warfare experiments on hundreds of Chinese in the 1930s puppet state of Manchukuo, according to the latest in a series of Japanese war criminal confessions published by China's State Archives Administration.
Source: Xinhua | 2014-7-24 14:07:45

Sichuan bus rollover kills 3, injures 20

Three passengers were killed and 20 others injured when a coach rolled 20 meters down a slope in southwest China's Sichuan Province on Wednesday evening.
Source: Xinhua | 2014-7-24 14:06:28

Arrest over China nursing home castrations

A man has been arrested on suspicion of cutting off the testicles of three inpatients at a nursing home in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2014-7-24 14:02:54

Plague quarantine lifted in NW China

Yumen City in northwest China's Gansu Province on Thursday lifted a nine-day quarantine on an area in which plague caused one death.
Source: Xinhua | 2014-7-24 13:45:05