CHINA

Premier Li’s praise for Hualong pushes stocks up


China's nuclear power stocks surged on Friday morning after Chinese Premier Li Keqiang praised the country's third-generation nuclear reactor Hualong One.

CPC expels official for forging resume, taking bribes

Lu Enguang, a former ministerial-level official of the Ministry of Justice, was expelled from the Communist Party of China (CPC) and dismissed from public office for faking personal documents, buying official positions and taking bribes.
Source: Xinhua-Global Times | 2017/5/25 21:18:39

Chinese media should be innovators: publicity chief

Chinese media should be innovators in news coverage and dissemination, the publicity chief of the Communist Party of China (CPC) said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/25 21:17:13

Half a million pairs of fake shoes seized

Anhui police have recently busted China's biggest-ever case of counterfeit sneakers, seizing more than half a million pairs of sham shoes that were intended to be exported to the Middle East and Africa. The total value of the goods involved surpassed 600 million yuan ($87.3 million).
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/25 21:13:39

AlphaGo beats Chinese grandmaster

The second game of Chinese Go grandmaster Ke Jie versus Google's AlphaGo AI series, as part of the Future of Go Summit in Wuzhen, East China's Zhejiang Province, ended Thursday with Ke chunking up the sponge well ahead of his allotted time.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/25 21:13:39

China stresses intl cooperation on law enforcement, security in fighting terrorism

China expects the international community to enhance cooperation on law enforcement and security management to better fight terrorism, top Chinese security official said here on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/25 20:42:07

Beijing to step up efforts to combat air pollution

Beijing pledged Thursday to intensify efforts to lower the average density of PM2.5 and cut air pollution this year.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/25 20:40:39

Muslim woman overcomes stigma to pursue passion for mountaineering

Maizi is virtually a household name in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region after becoming the only woman from the region to have successfully scaled Mount Qomolangma, more commonly known in the West as Mount Everest.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/25 20:11:35

China signs Arctic and Antarctic MoUs with 6 countries

China has signed bilateral memorandum of understandings (MoUs) on Arctic and Antarctic cooperation with the US, Russia, Germany, Norway, Chile and Argentina on Thursday, the country’s latest move to actively participate in cooperation and exchanges on polar research.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/25 20:11:35

Man finds decaying corpse while livestreaming survival challenge

A livestreaming host ran across an unidentified corpse on Tuesday while taking video on a remote mountain in Southwest China's Guizhou Province.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/25 19:38:39

What’s hot on Sina Weibo

Are you up on what the hundreds of millions of Chinese netizens are talking about? Take a moment and get the rundown of what's hot, what's trending, and what's drawing the most buzz on the Chinese blogosphere.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/25 19:38:39

Scholars, entrepreneurs, media pros asked to share experience with cadres

Each year governments at all levels train officials and speakers are invited to share their views, following the lecture system of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/25 19:22:47

Seven central govt depts criticized for allowing affiliated bodies to make illicit profits

At least seven central government departments under the State Council, China's cabinet, have been criticized since 2013 for allowing entities affiliated with them to exploit their links to the government for profit, media reported on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/25 19:18:39

Restaurant with deaf waiters highlights improving prospects for the disabled

After the lunchtime rush on May 17, National Day for the Disabled, a group of waiters in Lijiang, Southwest China's Yunnan Province sat together to discuss their performance in the afternoon.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/25 19:13:39