CHINA

Nanny industry criticized after family murdered in own home


A nanny who recently murdered the three children she was paid to care for along with their mother by setting fire to the family's luxury apartment in Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang Province, has put China's chaotic housekeeping market under intense scrutiny.

China appoints new minister of environmental protection

China's top legislature appointed Li Ganjie as Minister of Environmental Protection on Tuesday, replacing Chen Jining.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/27 17:17:33

Xi to visit Russia, Germany, attend G20 summit

Chinese President Xi Jinping will pay state visits to Russia and Germany from July 3 to 6, the Foreign Ministry announced on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/27 17:16:00

China calls on Pakistan, Afghanistan to improve ties

Visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Saturday that tensions between Pakistan and Afghanistan are not conducive to their stability and development as well as regional cooperation, calling on both countries to meet each other halfway so as to improve bilateral ties.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/27 16:24:06

Torrential rains hit southern China, killing at least 23

Large swathes of southern China have been hit by rainstorms in the last few days which have triggered landslides and floods that have killed at least 23 people and affected the lives of millions in regions including Jiangxi, Guizhou, Hunan, Yunnan and Anhui provinces.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/27 15:53:39

Wedding photos in border police college in Guangzhou

Some 103 graduates at a border police college in Guangzhou, Guangdong province celebrated their graduation by organizing and participating in a series of wedding photos for their trainer. The college was founded in 1994 and is responsible for training border police officers.
Source: People.cn | 2017/6/27 15:19:02

Chinese, Guyanan presidents exchange congratulations on 45th anniversary of diplomatic ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Guyanan counterpart David Granger on Tuesday exchanged congratulatory messages to mark the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between their countries.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/27 15:06:11

Shenzhen launches 'ladies first' subway cars

Shenzhen Metro Group launched "ladies first" subway cars on Monday, with the aim of providing a better traveling experience for female passengers and advocating care for women.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/27 14:45:36

Former Taiwan leader Ma Ying-jeou stresses importance of 1992 Consensus

Taiwan's former leader Ma Ying-jeou on Monday said the 1992 Consensus was the common political foundation for cross-Strait ties.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/27 13:18:50

China's local governments enhance crackdown on environmental pollution

Local governments addressed more environmental pollution cases in the first five months of this year than the same period in 2016, according to the country's environmental protection watchdog.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/27 13:18:14

China's massive landslide site hit by secondary slides

The ruins of a massive landslide site in southwest China was hit by minor secondary slides Tuesday morning, local rescue authorities said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/27 13:17:37

China to further open up its economy to foreign investors: premier

China will further expand market access in the service and manufacturing sectors, relax restrictions on foreign ownership, and treat Chinese and foreign companies on an equal basis, Premier Li Keqiang said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/27 13:16:01

Countries must safeguard economic globalization for inclusive growth: Premier Li

World countries must staunchly safeguard economic globalization to achieve inclusive growth, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/27 11:43:15

China willing to implement consensus reached by heads of state of China and Rwanda: envoy

China is willing to work closely with Rwanda to implement consensus reached by leaders of China and Rwanda, a Chinese official said here on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/27 8:48:11