CHINA

Busy lifestyles prompt popularity of fragment reading apps


Yang Shu gets up promptly at seven in the morning, finishes her breakfast and grabs her mobile phone before heading off to work. On the 40-minute subway trip, she indulges in the highlight of her day: reading.

How four Chinese elders fought to turn their dead children's fertilized egg into a grandson

The miraculous birth of the baby, Tiantian, was achieved by the four devastated parents of the deceased couple after their initial efforts were blocked by China's legally ambiguous IVF baby ...

Secluded monastery complex attracts 20,000 or so Tibetan nuns, and more are coming

Yachen, a Buddhist monastery complex located along the banks of a river in a remote mountainous area in the Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, attracts Buddhists to its doors ...


China welcomes US Treasury Secretary's proposed trip to China

China has received information that the US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin wishes to make a trip to China to negotiate economic and trade issues, according to a Ministry of Commerce (MOC) statement issued Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/22 14:21:52

China's aircraft carrier formation conducts exercises in West Pacific

A Chinese navy formation featuring aircraft carrier Liaoning conducted confrontation exercises in the West Pacific on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/22 10:54:50

China urges Japan to uphold correct view of history

China on Saturday urged Japan to uphold the correct view of history after Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reportedly gave ritual offerings to the Yasukuni Shrine.
Source: CGTN | 2018/4/22 10:40:17

China approves master plan for Xiongan New Area

Graphics shows China's central authorities have approved a master plan for Xiongan New Area. The plan was approved by the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and the State Council, according to a document released on Friday, on April 20, 2018.Photo:Xinhua
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/22 10:31:26

Money falls from trees in southwest China

Every day, villagers in Yibin County, southwest China's Sichuan Province, go into the hills to collect fallen leaves from camphor trees. The little leave has become their money spinner.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/22 10:23:48

China to see expanding helicopter fleet in purchase intention: forecast

China is expected to see its civil helicopter fleet expand with an increase in purchase intentions thanks to the burgeoning general aviation industry, said Honeywell Aerospace at its latest forecast.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/22 6:37:32

Chinese Embassy in Belgium presents national awards for outstanding self-financed students abroad

The Education Section of the Chinese Embassy in Belgium held the 2017 award ceremony for "outstanding self-financed students abroad"in Brussels on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/22 6:37:02

17 dead after 2 dragon boats overturn

Seventeen people were confirmed dead after two dragon boats overturned on Saturday in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, local authorities said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/22 6:36:19

Nepal keen to enhance connectivity with China under Belt and Road Initiative: FM

Nepali Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali said on Saturday that Nepal is keen to work with China to enhance cross-border connectivity under the framework of the Belt and Road Initiative.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/22 6:33:34

Belt and Road Initiative facilitates China-CEE cooperation: PwC

The Belt and Road Initiative will facilitate win-win cooperation between China and Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) countries, according to global accounting and consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/21 20:16:41

5 dead, several missing after 2 dragon boats overturn

Five people have died and several others remain missing after two dragon boats overturned on Saturday in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, local authorities said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/21 20:15:27

China publishes master plan for Xiongan New Area

China on Saturday published the master plan document for Xiongan New Area, creation of which is "a strategic decision with profound historic significance made by the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) with Comrade Xi Jinping at the core."
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/21 19:55:37

Xi outlines blueprint to develop China's strength in cyberspace

Chinese President Xi Jinping called for "keenly" grasping the historic opportunity for informatization development in a bid to build the country's strength in cyberspace.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/21 19:39:47