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Taiwan quake kills 23


The death toll from a powerful earthquake that struck southern Taiwan reached 23 by Sunday noon, the Tainan fire agency said.

Former miners suffer from coal nuggets in their chests

Pneumoconiosis, commonly called black lung disease, is the most common work-related disease in China with approximately 6 million sufferers

Parents turn to illegal exams to ensure their second child is the gender they want

As the one-child policy comes to an end, a window of opportunity has opened up for people who want a second child of a different sex from their first-born.


Taiwan quake kills 23

The death toll from a powerful earthquake that struck southern Taiwan reached 23 by Sunday noon, the Tainan fire agency said.
Source: Xinhua | 2016-2-7 15:26:09

E-commerce helps tackle rural poverty

Last month was extremely lucrative for farmer Huo Liang. With the Spring Festival gift giving season in full swing, his online millet shop witnessed its top yearly sales.
Source: Xinhua | 2016-2-7 13:26:45

China regrets North Korea's insistence on ricket launch: FM

China expressed regret for North Korea's insistence on its launch based on ballistic missile technology amid international opposition, a foreign ministry spokesperson said on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2016-2-7 13:03:08

China regrets DPRK's satellite launch

China expressed regrets after the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) launched an earth-observation satellite Sunday morning.
Source: Xinhua | 2016-2-7 12:49:18

Former head of China Agricultural Bank subsidiary investigated

The procuratorate in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region is investigating Liao Jiawang, former president of the Agricultural Bank of China's Guangxi subsidiary, for suspected bribe taking, it said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2016-2-7 10:56:52

Sinochem senior official under investigation

Cai Xiyou, General Manager of China's state-owned chemical firm Sinochem Group, is under investigation for "severe violation" of party rules, the Communist Party of China Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI) said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2016-2-7 10:56:28

Chinese leaders extend Spring Festival greetings

President Xi Jinping and other top leaders extended Spring Festival greetings to all Chinese people Saturday as they met more than 2,000 members of the public at a reception in Beijing.
Source: Xinhua | 2016-2-7 10:47:34

Chinese leaders extend Spring Festival greetings

President Xi Jinping and other top leaders extended Spring Festival greetings to all Chinese people Saturday as they met with more than 2,000 members of the public at a reception in Beijing.
Source: Xinhua | 2016-2-6 17:33:40

Seven killed, hundreds injured in Taiwan quake

An earthquake in southern Taiwan early on Saturday morning damaged several buildings, leaving at least seven people dead and hundreds injured, according to the island's disaster response center.
Source: Xinhua | 2016-2-6 16:06:06

Chinese dream of a healthy, wealthy and thin New Year

To find a Mr./Mrs. Right? To get rich? To be healthy or happy?...Guess which is the most popular Chinese New Year wish? An app is inviting people to write just one Chinese character to represent their wish for the New Year.
Source: Xinhua | 2016-2-6 15:49:58

Premier Li Keqiang sends condolences after quake in Taiwan

While addressing at a festive gathering for the incoming Chinese Lunar New Year on Saturday morning, Premier Li Keqiang sent profound condolences to Taiwan compatriots for the strong 6.7-magnitude earthquake that hit Kaohsiung earlier in the day.
Source: Xinhua | 2016-2-6 13:19:34

Monkey King's actor performs during 2016 Chinese New York Concert

Chinese actor Liu Xiao Ling Tong (L) and singer Selina gesture to audience during the 2016 Chinese New York Concert to celebrate the upcoming Chinese Year of Monkey in New York, the United States, on Feb. 4, 2016.
Source: Xinhua | 2016-2-6 12:10:04

New Year's Eve Routine: Feast, Gala or Hongbao?

Spring Festival is around the corner, and many people have drawn up their holiday plans.
Source: CRIENGLISH.com | 2016-2-6 11:50:09