CHINA

Xinjiang prefecture promotes multi-ethnic communities


Aksu Prefecture in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region is encouraging residents of different ethnic groups to live in the same residential communities to promote communications and ethnic unity.

Smartphone apps and tourism replace traditional forms of Lunar New Year celebrations

My Spring Festival holidays this year mainly featured smartphones. While perfectly aware that the ubiquity of smartphones has changed ordinary Chinese people's lives, I was still amazed by how deeply ...

Xinjiang center brings Przewalski's horse back from brink of extinction

A wild horse protection center in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region has seen success in its efforts to breed and release the Przewalski's horse, which was once near extinction, ...


Senior official calls for advances in strict governance over military

A senior military official on Friday called on the military to make new advances in the work of political and legal affairs and ensure strict governance over the military.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/15 20:30:12

Venezuela to fulfill loan commitment to China, ship more oil overseas: envoy

Venezuela will likely ship more oil to China and continue to pay its loans despite the negative influence of US sanctions on its oil production, the Venezuelan ambassador to China told the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/15 20:28:40

Xi's article on Party's leadership over law-based governance to be published

An article by President Xi Jinping on strengthening the leadership of the Communist Party of China (CPC) over law-based governance will be carried by the fourth issue of Qiushi Journal this year, to be published Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/15 20:27:36

China's top legislature schedules bi-monthly session

The top legislature of China will convene its bi-monthly session from Feb. 26 to 27, according to a statement issued after a chairpersons' meeting Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/15 20:25:36

Chang'e-4 landing site named "Statio Tianhe"

The landing site of China's Chang'e-4 lunar probe has been named "Statio Tianhe" after the spacecraft made the first-ever soft landing on the far side of the moon last month.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/15 20:24:43

Former board chairman of China Huarong Asset Management Co. indicted

Lai Xiaomin, former board chairman of China Huarong Asset Management Co., Ltd., has been indicted on charges of taking bribes, embezzlement and bigamy, the Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/15 20:22:42

Chinese president meets US trade representative, treasury secretary

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday met with US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, who were here for a new round of China-US high-level economic and trade consultations, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/15 18:43:57

Chang'e-4 landing site named 'Statio Tianhe,' four other lunar sites get Chinese names

China's space authorities announced on Friday that the landing site on the far side of the moon by the country's lunar probe Chang'e-4 has been officially named Statio Tianhe following approval from the International Astronomical Union (IAU).
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/15 18:18:40

China mulls criminal law amendments to curb online military-related slander

China is considering including a proposal to amendments to the country's Criminal Law to curb military-related rumors online to better protect the image of the People's Liberation Army (PLA), PLA Daily reported on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/15 17:08:40

Education ministry vows zero tolerance for academic misconduct

A Ministry of Education spokesperson on Friday said no academic misconduct would be tolerated, vowing firm actions in identifying and investigating such acts.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/15 16:56:58

Chang'e-4 landing site named "Statio Tianhe"

The landing site of China's Chang'e-4 lunar probe has been named "Statio Tianhe" after the spacecraft made the first-ever soft landing on the far side of the moon last month.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/15 16:53:18

China to restore Qinling Mountains environment

Northwest China's Shaanxi Province has launched an action plan to conserve the environment of Qinling Mountains, a natural boundary between the country's north and south.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/15 16:51:50

China lifts 13.86 mln rural poor out of poverty in 2018

China lifted 13.86 million people in rural areas out of poverty last year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/15 16:51:07