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Premier Li’s praise for Hualong pushes stocks up


China's nuclear power stocks surged on Friday morning after Chinese Premier Li Keqiang praised the country's third-generation nuclear reactor Hualong One.

Hu Chunhua elected Guangdong CPC chief

Hu Chunhua was elected secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Guangdong Provincial Committee on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/26 20:24:16

Dagong Maintains the Sovereign Credit Ratings of China at AA+ and AAA with Stable Outlook

Beijing-based credit rating agency Dagong Global Credit Rating Co Ltd on Friday announced its decision to maintain its local and foreign currency sovereign credit ratings of China at AA+ and AAA respectively, both with stable outlooks, according to a document the company sent to the Global Times on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/26 19:03:34

Top legislature to mark 20th anniversary of Basic Law of HKSAR

China's top legislature will hold a symposium Saturday to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Basic Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/26 18:07:07

Chinese province signs MOU with Mongolia to strengthen cultural ties

China's Inner Mongolian Autonomous region on Friday signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Mongolia to enhance cultural ties.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/26 18:06:47

Xi congratulates CAAS on 60th anniversary

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday sent a congratulatory letter to the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) on the 60th anniversary of its founding.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/26 18:06:01

China changes student enrollment policies for army

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) will no longer recruit senior high school graduates and college students for reserve officers, the Ministry of National Defence (MOD) said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/26 18:05:17

China cracks down on VR pornography

Over 30 suspects had been arrested in an ongoing crackdown for distributing pornography online under the guise of selling virtual reality (VR) glasses.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/26 18:03:04

Experts vow to promote people to people exchange between China and Nepal under Belt and Road Initiative

Experts from Nepal and China have vowed to promote people to people exchange between the two countries through non-governmental organizations (NGOs) under the framework of China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/26 14:42:37

China's water diversion benefits 53 mln residents

China's south-to-north water diversion project has benefited more than 53 million people in the cities of Beijing, Tianjin, and Hebei and Henan provinces, authorities said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/26 13:49:56

Former Chinese official executed following supreme court's approval

China's Supreme People's Court (SPC) announced Friday that Zhao Liping, a former senior political advisor in northern China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, had been executed after the SPC approved the death sentence.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/26 13:49:22

Tightening oversight facilitates healthier Chinese investment in US

China's recent move to tighten the oversight of outbound investment helps promote healthier and more balanced investment in the United States, industry leaders have said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/26 11:49:46

5 dead, 1 injured after house on fire in east China

Five people died and another person was injured after a fire broke out in a residential house in Hangzhou, capital of east China's Zhejiang Province, early Friday morning.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/26 11:09:32

Chinese premier stresses quality, safety for Hualong One nuclear project

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has demanded quality and safety for China's first demonstration nuclear power project using Hualong One technology, a domestically developed third-generation reactor design.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/26 11:08:55