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Environmental policies give Hainan foundation for prosperity


Under the betel trees of Beireng Village in China's tropical island province of Hainan, Wang Qiuxiang's coffee stall always does brisk business, even if the items on her menu are more expensive than those of some of the boutique coffee shops in the city.

Chinese mainland becomes Australia's largest inbound visitor market for 1st time

The Chinese mainland has overtaken New Zealand as the biggest source of international visitors to Australia for the first time.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/18 15:54:58

Sino-US trade friction's impact on Chinese economy limited, controllable: official

Trade frictions with the United States have a limited and controllable impact on the Chinese economy, an official from China's top economic planner said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/18 15:53:17

PLA Air Force puts multi-role fighter jets J-10C into real combat roles

A J-10C fighter jet flies during a flight training exercise on April 12, 2018. The lightweight, semi-stealth, single-engine, multi-role fighter jets J-10C of the Chinese PLA Air Force have been put into real combat roles, which marks an improvement in the combat and defense capabilities of the Chinese Air Force, according a statement of the Air Force on April 16, 2018.
Source: China Military Online | 2018/4/18 14:45:01

China-Laos railway under construction

Photo taken on April 14, 2018 shows the Luang Prabang railway bridge under construction by China Railway No.8 Engineering Group Co., Ltd. (CREC8) over Mekong River in Luang Prabang, Laos. China-Laos railway starts from the Mohan-Moten border area between the two countries, running over 400 km to Lao capital Vientiane with designed operating speed of 160 km per hour. Over 60 percent of the route are bridges and tunnels.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/18 14:03:23

A massive, open, online solution to China's education gap

How can a prospective college student from west China find a way to study in the country's privileged Peking University?
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/18 13:31:02

Hainan to offer visa-free access to tourists from 59 countries

China will offer a greater visa-free access to tourists from 59 countries arriving in Hainan Province from May 1, in a move to support the island's reform and opening-up, the State Immigration Administration announced Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/18 13:30:30

Chinese defense firms display products for Southeast Asia at DSA

Chinese defense firms are displaying their products for Southeast Asia at the ongoing Defense Services Asia (DSA) 2018, a biennial defense and weaponry show held in Kuala Lumpur from Monday to Wednesday, hoping to expand their exports.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/18 8:12:58

China says resolved to safeguard multilateral, free trading regime

If the United States continues to jeopardize multilateralism and free trade, China is prepared and will take measures to protect them, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/18 8:12:29

China offers treatment to more Afghan children with heart diseases

China will provide free medical treatment for 25 Afghan children with congenital heart diseases, a Chinese Red Cross foreign aid medical team announced in Kabul Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/18 8:12:07

Large rubidium ore deposit found in south China

A large rubidium ore deposit has been discovered in south China's Guangdong Province, local authorities said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/18 8:11:12

China's aircraft carrier formation conducts exercises in South China Sea

A Chinese navy flotilla including aircraft carrier Liaoning has conducted a series of exercises in the South China Sea since the navy review last Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/18 8:07:12

Beijing issues yellow alert for air pollution

Beijing issued a yellow alert for air pollution Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/18 8:06:08

Xi calls for efforts to break new ground in national security

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday called for efforts to fully implement a holistic approach to national security and break new ground in national security in the new era.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/4/18 8:05:03