CHINA

Nanny industry criticized after family murdered in own home


A nanny who recently murdered the three children she was paid to care for along with their mother by setting fire to the family's luxury apartment in Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang Province, has put China's chaotic housekeeping market under intense scrutiny.

HK can play bigger role in Belt & Road

As a "super-connector" for the Chinese mainland, Hong Kong can provide significant support in financial and legal services to boost China's cooperation with other countries under the Belt and Road initiative, experts said.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/27 23:48:40

Large floods may threaten central, southern China

China's flood control authority said on Tuesday that some central and southern provinces are likely to see large floods this year as downpours swell rivers.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/27 23:08:37

Shared space

Shared bikes are abandoned at an open space on Tuesday in Hangzhou, East China’s Zhejiang Province. With their growing popularity, many cities are strained to deal with the sprawling masses of shared bikes.
Source: IC | 2017/6/27 22:58:40

China donates 300,000 USD to rehabilitate besieged Marawi City in southern Philippines

China has donated 15 million Philippine pesos (about 300,000 US dollars) for the relief operations and rehabilitation of Marawi, the southern Philippine city plagued by clashes between government troops and the Islamic State-linked Maute group, the Chinese Embassy in the Philippines said on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/27 22:50:07

New rules to prevent wrongful convictions

China on Tuesday released a regulation on exclusion of illegally obtained evidence in criminal cases, banning confessions by torture and forced self-incrimination, a move experts said would eliminate wrongful convictions.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/27 22:33:40

Collapse of rescue dog at landslide site touches hearts

Heart-melting images of a sniffer dog collapsing at the site of a massive landslide in Southwest China's Sichuan Province have moved Chinese netizens to tears, as rescue work continued in Maoxian county, where at least 10 people have been killed and 93 others are still missing.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/27 22:33:39

Women-only metro carriages trigger controversy

The decision by Guangzhou, capital of South China's Guangzhou Province, to introduce women-only carriages on the metro from Wednesday has triggered discussions on whether the move treats women as a vulnerable group or discriminates against men.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/27 22:33:39

Premier Li hopes for Singapore's constructive role in boosting China-ASEAN ties

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Tuesday that China hopes Singapore can play a constructive role in China's relations with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/27 22:32:04

Another 20 taken off missing people's list in China landslide

Another 20 people have been confirmed safe and taken off the missing list after the landslide in southwest China's Sichuan Province on Saturday, rescue headquarters said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/27 22:13:53

Chinese youth continue to eye US colleges despite skyrocketing tuition fee

Skyrocketing costs do not appear to deter Chinese families from sending their children to colleges in the US, as demand for study-abroad agencies remains high.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/27 21:48:39

Observers hail China-Russia ‘special and significant’ ties ahead of Xi’s visit

Chinese President Xi Jinping's state visit to Russia in July, coming two months after Russian President Vladimir Putin visited Beijing, shows Sino-Russian ties is "special and significant."
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/27 21:48:39

China welcomes US-India ties as Trump, Modi meet amid increased trade friction

Chinese experts said that China welcomes the development of relations between India and the US, as the leaders from the two countries met on Monday, saying relations have "never been better."
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/27 21:43:39

China slams 'irresponsible' US human trafficking report, says Chinese govt succeeding in campaign

The Chinese government is succeeding against human trafficking and firmly opposes irresponsible remarks from the US, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/27 21:34:48