CHINA

Fund to encourage couples to have 2 babies widely criticized


Chinese media and academics lashed out over a recent newspaper article proposing salary deductions for all workers under 40 that would be used to subsidize families with two children in a bid to encourage more births, saying it is "improper and unreasonable."

Thriving Party-building activities create surging market for CPC-themed commodities

As the Communist Party of China (CPC) has ramped up its Party building efforts at the workplace in recent years, CPC-themed merchandise and products, including office decorations, stationary and books, ...

Women in their 60s who give birth after death of only children accused by peers of 'pleasing self'

Zhang Heng, a 67-year-old woman in Beijing, should be thrilled. Recently she succeeded in getting pregnant with test tube twin babies.


32 South African students to pursue studies in China on Chinese gov't scholarships

Thirty-two South African students will soon be travelling to China to study for Bachelor's, Master's and Doctor's programs in 17 academic majors on scholarships provided by the Chinese government.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/17 8:18:53

China's Xiamen Airlines plane skids off runway at Manila's airport

A passenger plane from China's Xiamen Airlines skidded off the runway and onto grass when it landed at the Manila international airport early Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/17 8:12:04

Dubai launches Chinese language training course for inspectors

Dubai's Department of Economic Development (DED) has launched a Chinese language course to train its inspectors to deal more efficiently with Chinese traders and consumers, local media reported Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/17 8:08:10

Panama to boost cruise ship tourism with China's help

With China's help, Panama is poised to grab a larger share of the world's growing cruise tourism segment with a brand new cruise port.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/17 8:07:34

Typhoon Rumbia makes landfall in Shanghai

Typhoon Rumbia, the 18th this year, made landfall at around 4:05 a.m. Thursday in Pudong New Area, Shanghai, bringing torrential rains and packing winds of up to 23 meters per second, or 82.8 km per hour, at its eye, according to the National Meteorological Center (NMC).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/17 8:07:03

Indian official's project invite deserves 'cautious welcome': Chinese analysts

Indian officials have hinted at inviting China to participate in an India-Bangladesh connectivity project in a surprise move that Chinese observers broadly and cautiously welcomed on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/16 21:28:41

Love for life

The Loujun Mountain Park in Luoyang, Central China's Henan Province, held a “Golden Wedding” celebration ceremony for 101 elderly couples on Thursday, a day ahead of the Chinese traditional festival Qixi, also known as the Chinese Valentine Day.
Source: VCG | 2018/8/17 0:08:40

Top CPC committee sacks several officials over rabies vaccine scandal

The Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee on Thursday dismissed several senior officials involved in the Changsheng vaccine scandal.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/17 0:08:39

China's economy manageable despite pressures: experts

Recent external pressures, a general global trade malaise and bold new domestic reforms are putting some extraordinary pressures on China's economy, but economists say positive indicators far outweigh the negative ones and predictions of doom and gloom will soon be prove wrong.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/17 0:03:41

New trade talks may not lead to quick accord

Chinese experts on Thursday hailed the resumption of talks between China and the US as a sign that could be resolved trade frictions, but doubted an agreement will be reached soon.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/17 0:03:41

China's MA60 aircraft obtain certification in 14 countries

China's MA60 series turboprop passenger aircraft have obtained certification in 14 countries, their developer said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/16 22:45:26

Southern Xinjiang residents get lectures on social harmony

University students in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region have been delivering lectures on ethnic solidarity and policies to local residents in southern Xinjiang, a move to further unify the region, experts said.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/16 21:38:40

Guiyang vows swift action on emergencies, other public concerns

Authorities in Guiyang, capital city of Southwest China's Guizhou Province vowed to respond to major emergencies within five hours and to brief media on the cases within 24 hours.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/16 21:33:41