CHINA

Election looks difficult for Tsai despite nomination


The 2020 Taiwan regional election would be difficult for current Taiwan leader Tsai Ing-wen because of her low support on the island, an expert said on Wednesday, after Tsai's nomination as the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) candidate.

China's top legislator meets president of Panama's National Assembly

Li Zhanshu, chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC), met here Wednesday with Yanibel Abrego, president of the National Assembly of Panama.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/19 21:47:44

China allocates 100 million yuan to support rescue work in quake-hit province: ministry

The Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Emergency Management on Wednesday allocated 100 million yuan (14.51 million US dollars) to southwest China's Sichuan Province to support rescue operations after the province was hit by a 6.0-magnitude earthquake.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/19 21:34:04

Win-win agreement between China, US benefits both sides: spokesperson

A mutually beneficial and win-win agreement between China and the United States not only benefits both peoples but also meets the general expectation of the international community, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said here Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/19 21:22:50

No epidemic, public health emergency reports in quake zone: NHC

There have been no reports of epidemics or public health emergencies caused by the Monday night earthquake in Changning County, southwest China's Sichuan Province, the National Health Commission (NHC) said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/19 21:21:57

China-Africa friendship group established in Beijing

The establishment ceremony and the first plenary session of the China-Africa Friendship Group of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) was held Wednesday in Beijing.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/19 21:07:35

China issues guidelines on senior high school education reform

The General Office of the State Council has unveiled guidelines on advancing reform in senior high school education amid efforts to put an end to exam-oriented education and nurture capable young people with all-round grounding.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/19 21:06:53

China to speed up upgrades of urban old residential areas, rural infrastructure

The State Council, China's cabinet, has set up plans to accelerate the regeneration of old residential areas in cities and urged faster progress in upgrading the electric grid and expanding access to safe drinking water in rural areas.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/19 20:53:19

12 Chinese universities enter global top 100 in latest QS rankings

A total of 12 Chinese academic institutions have been included in the global top 100 of QS World University Rankings 2020, which was released Wednesday by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), a higher education analyst firm.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/19 20:21:52

China launches campaign to promote food safety

Chinese authorities have launched a national campaign to call for joint efforts to enhance food safety.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/19 20:21:19

China earthquake affects over 243,000 people

Around 243,880 people were affected after a 6.0-magnitude earthquake hit southwest China's Sichuan Province Monday, local authorities said Wednesday at a press conference.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/19 20:20:46

China's top legislature to inspect Higher Education Law enforcement

China's top legislature on Wednesday announced the launch of an enforcement inspection on the Higher Education Law.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/19 20:17:55

China enhances financial support for BRI, poverty relief-related tourism

China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism plans to work with banks to channel more financial support for tourism projects that would help promote the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and the country's poverty alleviation cause.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/19 19:15:43

Beijing regulates bike sharing to improve bike usage

Beijing recycled 195,000 broken and abandoned shared bikes during a one-month campaign to regulate the industry in the city, the Beijing Municipal Commission of Transport said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/19 19:12:53