CHINA

Martial arts club in spotlight for training orphans


A fight club in Southwest China's Sichuan Province has stirred controversy because it has been training orphans and left-behind children to become boxers of the mixed martial arts (MMA) in the name of charity.

Xi says socialism with Chinese characteristics has entered new development stage

China's development is standing at a new historical starting point, and socialism with Chinese characteristics has entered a new development stage, President Xi Jinping has said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/27 21:07:29

Fight against corruption has gained crushing momentum: Xi

The fight against corruption has gained crushing momentum, Chinese President Xi Jinping said at a high-level workshop of the Communist Party of China (CPC) ahead of its 19th National Congress.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/27 21:05:43

Xi says 5 years since 18th CPC congress "extraordinary"

The past five years since the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) have been "extraordinary" during the development process of the CPC and the country, President Xi Jinping said at a high-level CPC workshop ahead of its 19th National Congress.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/27 21:04:29

Xi stresses battles against risks, poverty, pollution

Chinese President Xi Jinping has stressed efforts to prevent and defuse major risks, relieve poverty as well as prevent and control pollution.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/27 21:03:10

Japanese star tackles China’s soccer shortcomings at youth level

For Japanese football player Takashi Rakuyama, the decision to set up a training school for Chinese kids after ending his professional football career in 2013 came naturally.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/27 19:55:00

Upcoming 19th National Congress of CPC a key meeting at a crucial time: Xi

The upcoming 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) is a key meeting at a crucial time for the development of socialism with Chinese characteristics, President Xi Jinping has said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/27 19:49:35

Chinese NGOs exert increasing influence in Africa

Chinese NGOs operating in Africa face mistrust and lack of understanding from locals as well as competition from Western counterparts.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/27 19:43:39

Martial arts club in spotlight for training orphans

A fight club in Southwest China's Sichuan Province has stirred controversy because it has been training orphans and left-behind children to become boxers of the mixed martial arts (MMA) in the name of charity.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/27 17:43:39

Shenzhen customs busts agent carrying samples for baby gender testing

Shenzhen customs busted a woman who was carrying 203 tubes of blood samples from pregnant women for testing in Hong Kong to detect the gender of the babies, media reported Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/27 17:38:39

Two subway lines in Beijing to start construction this year

Two new subway lines in Beijing are expected to break ground at the end of 2017, authorities said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/27 16:58:56

China sees spike in green card applications since 2015

Beijing has processed more than 1,200 applications for permanent residency in China, also known as a Chinese green card for foreigners, since 2015, nearly matching the number processed in the past 10 years, said Cheng Hong, the vice mayor of Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/27 14:43:39

Suspect in office stabbing taken into custody: Wuhan police

Wuhan police said they have taken into custody a suspect who had killed three people in anger over some undisclosed issues at work on Thursday morning.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/27 12:23:39

Shadow play lesson enriches left-behind children's summer vacation

Left-behind children perform shadow play under the guidance of Zhang Xinguo, a shadow play artist, in Handan City, north China's Hebei Province, July 26, 2017. Shadow play is China's intangible cultural heritage. The Jiudian Primary School of Feixiang District in Handan City offered a shadow play lesson for free, which enriches the summer vacation life of kids.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/27 9:54:51