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TV, beer, elephants and railways spur Laos and China ties


"Speaking Chinese will open up new opportunities for me. With many Lao people keen to learn Chinese, when I go back home after graduation next year, I will teach the Chinese language, culture and politics," said Tala, a Lao from Vientiane who is getting a career boost in China.

Guangdong’s Panama Village exemplifies immigration legacy of 160 years

In rural Guangzhou, many can point to the direction of “Panama Village.” The village is a nickname for Rulin, a town in Huadu district, Guangdong Province. Over the past two ...

Even before the military takeover, Chinese investment in Zimbabwe had been dwindling

Zimbabwe’s political turmoil has drawn heavy attention in China. Robert Mugabe, the South African nation’s 93-year-old president, has long been dubbed “China’s old friend.”


China delivers 1,000 tons of rice to Syria in food aid

A total of 1,000 tons of rice donated by China has been delivered to Syria's northwestern city of Latakia, the Chinese Embassy in Damascus said in a statement Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/21 7:49:22

China secures guardianship for 760,000 left-behind children

From November 2016 to mid-November this year, 760,000 previously unsupervised "left-behind children" in China's rural areas were placed in the custody of guardians, the Ministry of Civil Affairs (MCA) said on the International Children's Day which falls on Nov. 20.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/21 2:20:15

Beijing detains 18 after suburban apartment fire

Beijing police have detained 18 people in relation to the fire in an apartment that killed 19 people on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/21 2:05:48

China, Europe see busiest rail traffic

The number of freight trains traveling between China and Europe hit record levels, data from China's rail operator showed on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/19 23:28:39

China defends soccer team’s walkout over Tibet separatist flags

China has defended its soccer team's move to stop an international competition after seeing flags suggesting "Tibetan independence" raised by spectators, saying that the country resolutely opposes any move by separatists.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/20 23:58:40

Party school spreads congress spirit to Mongolia, South Korea, Japan

The Party School of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee sent a delegation to Mongolia, South Korea and Japan to promote the spirit of the 19th CPC National Congress from Sunday to November 26.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/20 23:58:39

Indian officials’ visit to disputed border area a political trick: expert

China expressed strong opposition to the visit by two senior Indian officials to a disputed border area with China this month, with a Chinese expert calling it "political tricks" to win votes.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/20 23:53:39

Govt urged to be cautious after several personal information leak cases reported

When some local governments began releasing personal information on their websites, ostensibly for greater clarification, legal scholars warned that the local officials responsible should not be so casual about the information they release.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/20 23:48:39

Putonghua performance of Trump, Rogers kin boosts pride of many Chinese

Chinese netizens have said they felt a sense of national pride after they watched a member of US President Donald Trump's family and investor Jim Rogers' family members speaking what they deemed "perfect Chinese."
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/20 23:43:40

Transgender people target of wide social discrimination in China: report

A great majority of transgender people in China have experienced some form of domestic violence and they suffer from discrimination, according to a report released on Monday, which also suggested that the country need more tolerance to the group.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/20 23:43:40

China, NK agree to strengthen exchanges as special envoy Song ends visit

The special envoy of Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, ended his four-day visit to North Korea on Monday.
Source: Agencies | 2017/11/20 23:08:40

Cargo train services launched between Hamburg, central China's Yichang

Cargo train services have been launched between Yichang in central China's Hubei Province, and Hamburg, Germany.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/20 21:06:27

Xinjiang offers 15 years of free education to residents

Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, in Northwest China, will offer free high school education to all students in the region starting in December benefiting nearly 860,000 students.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/20 20:13:39