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163 Chinese medical faculty arrive in Monrovia to fight Ebola


Chinese medical experts inspect a prefab hospital in Monrovia, Liberia, on Nov. 20, 2014. 163 Chinese military medical faculty arrived in Monrovia on Nov. 15 to help the African country fight the deadly disease Ebola.

Female imams strive to act as mentors for Muslim women in western China

The number of female imams, known locally as ahong, acting as spiritual leaders and teachers for Muslim women, is rising in China, especially in the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. They ...

Contagion caution in Canton

Recently, travelers from Ebola-hit countries have had their temperature taken and have been given a few gifts by custom officers upon arriving in Guangzhou, South China’s Guangdong Province. Their presents ...


Chinese Premier urges elimination of snail fever

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has called for comprehensive prevention and treatment measures to wipe out schistosomiasis, a parasitic disease commonly known as snail fever.
Source: Xinhua | 2014-11-22 18:01:27

Vice mayor, prison heads under graft probe in China

Two prison heads and a vice mayor in China have been put under investigation for suspected serious discipline and law violations.
Source: Xinhua | 2014-11-22 17:54:05

6.3-magnitude quake hits SW China's Sichuan

A 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck Kangding County, Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of southwest China's Sichuan Province, at 4:55 pm Saturday, the China Earthquake Networks Center said.
Source: Xinhua | 2014-11-22 17:51:56

Sisters jailed in life over fund scam

Two sisters in northwest China's Shaanxi Province have been sentenced to life imprisonment for a fund scam valued at 360 million yuan (58 million US dollars).
Source: Xinhua | 2014-11-22 16:20:10

Beijing closes 6,900 wells to protect underground water

Beijing will gradually shut down 6,900 urban wells in the next five years to protect groundwater and improve drinking water quality.
Source: Xinhua | 2014-11-22 14:02:40

163 Chinese medical faculty arrive in Monrovia to fight Ebola

Chinese medical experts inspect a prefab hospital in Monrovia, Liberia, on Nov. 20, 2014. 163 Chinese military medical faculty arrived in Monrovia on Nov. 15 to help the African country fight the deadly disease Ebola.
Source: Xinhua | 2014-11-22 13:29:13

Chinese president pledges continued assistance to Fiji

Visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged in Nadi Saturday that China will continue to help Fiji develop economy, improve people's livelihood and tackle climate change.
Source: Xinhua | 2014-11-22 13:12:27

New standards set for air purifiers

A new national standard for air purifiers was unveiled by authorities on Friday to bring order to the country's chaotic purifier market.
Source: Xinhua | 2014-11-22 13:10:27

Thick fog closes highways, airport in E. China

A heavy fog shrouded many parts of east China's Shandong Province on Saturday, closing highways and delaying flights, said local transport and airport sources.
Source: Xinhua | 2014-11-22 13:10:02

'Healthy Breakfast' offered to Slovenian children worth learning: Chinese vice premier

Visiting Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang visited on Friday a primary school in Ljubljana where he attended annual "Healthy Breakfast" activities with Slovenian Prime Minister Miro Cerar.
Source: Xinhua | 2014-11-22 11:00:48

Chinese vice premier calls for closer China-Slovenia cooperation

Visiting Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang reiterated his call for closer cooperation between China and Slovenia in Ljubljana on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2014-11-22 10:58:05

Chinese envoy urges continued efforts against Ebola

A Chinese envoy to the UN Friday called on the international community to continue their efforts to counter the Ebola outbreak, which has recently slowed down but become more dispersed cases.
Source: Xinhua | 2014-11-22 10:48:04

18 injured in China bus fire

Eighteen people were injured in a bus fire in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, said local authorities on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2014-11-22 10:45:35