CHINA

Handling panhandlers


Walking along the narrow roads of Jindingshan village, the garbage piled up on both sides of the street fills the air with an unpleasant stench and countless

Foreign, dot-com companies at forefront of China’s LGBT-friendly workplaces

When Wang Lili (pseudonym) interned at a State company a couple years back, she worked hard to keep herself in the closet. She sensed the environment wasn’t accepting or friendly. ...

Riverside opera

Floating on a river that runs through the so-called "water town," an old, shabby boat is berthed in the dusk. Through the small windows in the boat a woman wearing ...


China's armed forces ready to safeguard national sovereignty: white paper

China' s armed forces will make overall planning for Preparation for military struggle (PMS) in both traditional and new security domains, and get ready to safeguard national sovereignty and security, a white paper on China's military strategy says Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-5-26 11:16:19

China promises not to join nuclear arms race

China reiterates in its latest military whitepaper Tuesday that it will never enter into a nuclear arms race with any other country.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-5-26 11:15:13

China, Russia vow to boost cooperation on regional, global issues

Visiting Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi held a meeting with Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev in Moscow on Monday and the two discussed issues concerning bilateral ties and the current global situation.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-5-26 11:13:14

Rwandan rural residents hail Chinese-built road

Residents in Kicukiro, a suburb of Rwanda's capital Kigali, have hailed the Chinese government for funding the construction of a new road in the area as they suffered poor road conditions for many years.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-5-26 11:12:01

China, Chile ink multi-billion-USD currency swap deal amid closer financial ties

China and Chile on Monday signed a host of cooperation deals including a multi-billion-US-dollar currency swap pact as the two countries move to enhance their trade and financial ties.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-5-26 11:10:55

Chinese vice premier meets Bangladeshi president, prime minister on bilateral ties

Visiting Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong met with Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday and Bangladeshi President Abul Hamid on Monday on bilateral ties.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-5-26 11:06:55

China to tighten supervision of state assets

China's state-owned enterprise (SOE) watchdog said Monday that it will increase supervision to prevent losses of state assets.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-5-26 11:04:34

PLAN to maintain military presence in relevant sea areas: white paper

The People's Liberation Army Navy will continue to organize and perform regular combat readiness patrols and maintain a military presence in relevant sea areas, a white paper on China's military strategy says Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-5-26 10:54:58

China outlines armed forces' future strategies

China demonstrates future strategies for modern and multi-functional armed forces in its latest military whitepaper Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-5-26 10:53:04

China opposes arms race in outer space

China voiced opposition against weaponization of and arms race in outer space in its latest military white paper Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-5-26 10:50:42

China's military abandons pro-land mentality

China abandons the traditional mentality that land overweighs sea, says its latest military whitepaper Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-5-26 10:50:14

China to speed up building a cyber force

China will speed up the development of a cyber force to tackle "grave security threats" to its cyber infrastructure, said a military white paper Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-5-26 10:44:29

China eyes on winning informationized local wars: white paper

The basic point for preparation for military struggle (PMS) of China's armed forces will be placed on "winning informationized local wars," according to a white paper issued Tuesday by the State Council Information Office.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-5-26 10:44:01