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Beijing safari park is 'liable' in fatal tiger attack: lawyer


A Beijing safari park where a visitor was killed by one tiger and another was left severely injured by a second has been temporarily closed.

Lab churns out infertile male mosquitoes to control insect population

The world's biggest “mosquito factory” in Guangzhou, South China’s Guangdong Province pumps out around 3 million mosquitoes a week, all infected with a bacteria that means these pests will help ...

After 1989, students had to spend 1 year in military camps, now such training is business

China has imposed military training on all college students since 1989 in a bid to ensure that the elites of the future absorb official ideology. Even to this day it ...


East China province opens first direct air route to North America

Xiamen Airlines has begun a direct flights linking Xiamen in east China's Fujian Province to Vancouver, Canada.
Source: Xinhua | 2016-7-26 14:49:43

China says Nepalese PM's resignation won't change cooperation

The friendship and mutually beneficial cooperation between China and Nepal will not change, a Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson said on Tuesday, following a resignation announcement by Nepalese Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli.
Source: Xinhua | 2016-7-26 13:59:58

Former Sichuan vice governor expelled from CPC, public office

Former vice governor of southwest China's Sichuan Province, Li Chengyun, has been expelled from the Communist Party of China (CPC) and the public office for multiple offences, a statement said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2016-7-26 13:59:09

Chinese FM calls for end to politicization of South China Sea issue, urges parties to return to negotiations

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has called for an end to the political manipulation and sensationalization of the South China Sea issue.
Source: Xinhua | 2016-7-26 13:26:15

CPC expels former E. China official

Yang Zhenchao, former vice governor of east China's Anhui Province, has been expelled from the Communist Party of China (CPC), a statement said on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2016-7-26 13:22:05

Heat wave hits Shanghai

Temperatures in Shanghai reached 40 degrees Celsius on Saturday after a five-day heat wave, the municipal meteorology station said.
Source: Xinhua | 2016-7-26 11:01:30

Chinese FM expects US to back resumption of China-Philippines talks over South China Sea

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Monday that he expects the United States to take steps to support China and the Philippines in resuming their talks over the South China Sea issue.
Source: Xinhua | 2016-7-26 9:31:35

China enters into post-coal growth era: scholars

China's coal consumption might have peaked in recent years, suggesting the country has entered the era of post-coal growth, according to a commentary article published Monday in the journal Nature Geoscience.
Source: Xinhua | 2016-7-26 9:22:26

China to put steel plants under strict environment scrutiny

China's major steel plants will undergo a serious check of their pollution-control measures in a government operation from July to October.
Source: Xinhua | 2016-7-26 8:58:57

Thousands displaced as rain batters northeast China

More than 23,000 people have been displaced as heavy rain battered several cities in northeastern China's Liaoning province on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2016-7-26 8:54:45

ASEAN statement avoids South China Sea arbitration

The ASEAN foreign ministers’ meeting on Monday produced a joint communiqué which stopped short of mentioning the South China Sea arbitration case while emphasizing the importance of resolving the disputes between the nations directly concerned.
Source: Global Times | 2016-7-26 0:53:02

China, US should respect each other’s core interests: Xi

China and the US should effectively manage their differences and respect each other’s core interests, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Monday during his meeting in Beijing with US National Security Advisor Susan Rice, the first visit by a senior US official after an arbitration court ruled against China’s territorial claims in the South China Sea.
Source: Global Times | 2016-7-26 1:03:01

Chinese FM urges end to political manipulation, sensationalization regarding South China Sea

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Monday urged an end to the political manipulation and sensationalization of the South China Sea issue.
Source: Xinhua | 2016-7-26 7:32:49