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.

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

Chinese vice president meets Egypt's parliament speaker

Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan met here Wednesday with Egypt's Parliament Speaker Ali Abdel-Aal, calling for joint efforts to deepen cooperation in various fields.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/19 19:09:16

Trial of Love Village orphanage's owner on gang-related charges begins

The trial of Li Lijuan, the former owner of an orphanage named Love Village who has been charged with gang-related crimes, began in Wu'an, North China's Hebei Province on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/19 18:38:45

Chinese restaurants in US feel 'quarter pinch' amid trade disputes

The prolonged, US-initiated trade disputes with China have cast a shadow over US businesses, among them some 38,000 Chinese restaurants are suffering from inflated prices of materials and ingredients.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/19 18:28:40

DPRK tourism thriving among Chinese thanks to historical links

Nearly 70 years ago, in October 1950, hundreds of thousands of Chinese young men and women in uniform crossed the northeastern border to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), fighting in the Korean War alongside with their Korean comrades.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/19 18:27:15

Energy consumption per capita drops in public institutions: report

Energy consumption per capita in China's public institutions dropped 7.87 percent from 2015 to 2018, the People's Daily reported Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/19 18:26:12

China's FC-31 fighter jet shows major upgrades at Paris Air Show

China's fifth generation stealth fighter jet FC-31 showcased its latest upgrades at the ongoing Paris Air Show, and analysts noted on Wednesday that the displayed model shows noteworthy changes in design that could significantly improve its capabilities.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/19 17:49:18

Chinese researchers design bionic bones with 3D printing

Chinese researchers are designing bionic bones with improved biological compatibility and mechanical strength, which will bring new possibilities for future orthopedic implants.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/19 17:30:51

Xi agrees on meeting Trump at G20

Chinese President Xi Jinping spoke with US President Donald Trump on the phone on Tuesday, at the request of the latter, and agreed on a meeting later this month, sending some positive signal for a possible breakthrough to the stalled trade talks between the two countries.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/18 23:46:59

China boosts relations with neighbors, partners

Chinese President has a busy schedule of foreign visits to neighboring countries in June as he visited Russia and two Central Asian countries Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan in the first half of the month, and is scheduled to visit North Korea this week and attend the G20 summit in Japan at the end of June.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/18 23:28:40

No need for China to spy on India using balloons: experts

China does not need to use balloons to gather intelligence on India, and if balloons have indeed been deployed along the borders of Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, as Indian media reported, they are likely only for China's own border protection or civil purposes, Chinese military experts said Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/19 17:01:12

Growing trend of learning Chinese strengthens China-Kyrgyzstan ties

More people in Kyrgyzstan are learning Chinese as they are interested in China's rapid development and want to find a job in a Chinese company
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/19 16:53:40

New York state to set up China Day to strengthen friendship

The New York State Senate on Tuesday passed a resolution to recognize Oct. 1 this year as the China Day to strengthen the friendship and relationship between the state and Chinese Americans.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/19 16:51:28