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China welcomes Russian input on Peninsula


North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's visit to Russia is a “win win” opportunity as it will help Pyongyang seek political and economical assistance, as well as offering Russia an opportunity to increase its input on the Peninsula issue, said Chinese analysts.

Man on a mission state-of-the-art destroyer a symbol of resurgent PLA Navy

Long anticipated by Chinese military enthusiasts, the Nanchang, China's first Type 055 destroyer, painted with the hull number 101, was part of the destroyer group that was presented at the ...

Farmer with burning passion for astronomy becomes online icon

At the age of 70, Wu Shiying, a farmer who lives in the mountains of Shiyan, Central China's Hubei Province, has suddenly become an online icon due to his deep ...


Lao newspaper says BRI helps Laos achieve land-link dream

China has initiated large scale infrastructure projects in many countries as part of its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and from the perspective of Laos, this initiative is a heaven-sent and golden opportunity to modernize and catch up with rapidly evolving global changes, local daily Vientiane Times' editorial desk commented in an opinion article on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/24 8:30:56

Top legislature closes bimonthly session, revised laws adopted

The Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) closed its four-day bimonthly session Tuesday, adopting the revised Judges Law and the Procurators Law, as well as an amendment to a package of eight laws including the Construction Law.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/24 8:29:59

Xi's letter to BRNN council meeting inspires participants

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday sent a congratulatory letter to the Belt and Road News Network (BRNN) First Council Meeting, expecting the platform to further boost people-to-people exchanges and promote the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) to provide more substantial results for the people.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/23 20:43:44

Xi reviews multinational fleet, champions maritime community with shared future

Dozens of military vessels flying different national flags lined up in waters off east China's port city of Qingdao as fighter jets streaked across the sky in formations.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/23 22:47:13

BRNN holds 1st council meeting, sends stronger voice on BRI initiative

As the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) gains in popularity and also faces challenges, a news network alliance has been formed and is expected to offer clearer, more accurate and stronger voice on the initiative.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/23 22:13:40

Xinjiang kindergarten employs robot teacher

Imagine a robot moving around in a kindergarten, helping the children in a number of ways, including teaching, playing and lulling them to take a nap.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/23 22:07:28

Naval parade marks PLA Navy's 70th anniversary

A grand naval parade was held on Tuesday off Qingdao, East China's Shandong Province, marking the 70th anniversary of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy, which was founded on April 23, 1949.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/23 22:03:38

China debuts most powerful destroyer in celebrations

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy celebrated its 70th anniversary Tuesday afternoon in Qingdao, East China's Shandong Province by holding a grand maritime parade, which featured China's latest and most powerful destroyer, the Type 055, for the first time.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/23 21:58:40

German website deletes content of listing Taiwan as country

Worlddata.info, a private German website on statistics, removed its description of Taiwan as an “independent country” Monday night after the Global Times sent an inquiry about its descriptions.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/23 21:28:41

Testing complete on core module of new space station

China's manned space program has taken another step forward after authorities revealed on Tuesday that the Tianhe, the core module of the country's upcoming space station, has completed testing, including a vacuum heat test and will soon advance to the flight modeling stage, a day before the country's fourth aerospace day.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/23 21:28:40

US urged to safeguard academic freedom

A US-based Chinese advocacy organization urged the US government to guard academic freedom and scientific exchanges after some Chinese scientists in the US allegedly received unfair treatment because of the deterioration in bilateral ties.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/23 21:23:40

Huawei's new 5G auto chip is more proof of technological prowess

Two starkly different stories appeared among the tech news headlines in recent weeks. Last week, Intel abruptly announced it is giving up its 5G modem development. And on Monday, Huawei launched the world's first 5G communications module for vehicles, making a formal bid to become a key supplier for self-driving autos.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/23 20:11:42

Chinese netizens call for lifetime ban on scandal-hit celebrities as Fan attempts comeback

Chinese netizens have called for scandal-hit celebrities to be blacklisted from the entertainment industry for life after A-list actress Fan Bingbing, who was fined 883 million yuan ($132 million) for tax evasion last year, has indicated that she may be attempting a comeback.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/23 19:31:19