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.


Nation to continue opening up: top diplomat

Chinese Ambassador to the US Cui Tiankai has said in Frankfort, capital of Kentucky, that China will continue to open its doors to the global community.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/15 23:33:41

HK, Macao, Bay Area integration promoted

Chief executives of Hong Kong and Macao special administrative regions (SARs) attended a central government level policymaking meeting in Beijing for the first time on Wednesday, leading analysts to say the move shows the central government attaches great importance to the integration of Hong Kong and Macao into mainstream mainland affairs.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/15 23:33:40

Mahathir visit to boost ties

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad's forthcoming visit to China will further enhance bilateral ties and help step up pragmatic cooperation between the two countries, Chinese observers said on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/15 23:28:40

North Korean seafood attracts Chinese diners to cross border one-day tours

Chinese gourmands are sampling cheap high-quality seafood on one-day trips across the China-North Korea border.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/15 21:48:40

US defense act has limited impact on Confucius Institute: analyst

The US defense act that bans Pentagon-funded projects related to China's Confucius Institute will likely have "very limited impact" on the operation of the programs in the US, Chinese experts said on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/15 21:48:40

CNPC-invested oil refinery in Kazakhstan puts second phase of renovation to final test

An oil refinery in Kazakhstan with a 50 percent stake by the China National Oil and Gas Exploration and Development Corporation (CNODC) on Wednesday put the second phase of its renovation project to the final test.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/15 21:11:44

China urges Japan reflect on its invasion history

China on Wednesday urged Japan to face up to and reflect on its invasion history, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said in a press release.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/15 21:08:20

Police officer accused of raping woman while handling her case

A law enforcement officer in Shuyang, Jiangsu Province is in police custody for allegedly raping a woman he had met while handling her case.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/15 20:53:41

Multiple people hospitalized but animal disease contained in northern China: authorities

China said on Tuesday it has contained several infectious animal disease outbreaks in northern China, with hundreds of livestock culled.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/15 20:33:41

China's top monk resigns as Buddhist association head following sex scandals

China's top Buddhist monk resigned on Wednesday as head of the country's Buddhist association following accusations that he sexually abused female apprentices.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/15 20:33:40

China to build satellites and monitor 'every reef and ship' in South China Sea

South China's Hainan Province will build its first commercial satellites to monitor the South China Sea, which would play a part in national defense, marine salvage operations, and assist in the development of countries in the Belt and Road initiative, experts said.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/15 20:23:41

An icy journey to the west

Chen Xiangwu is a frequent global traveler. Europe is his favorite destination, and he visited the continent several times. But now he's seeking something different, a challenge, and he has the Arctic in sight.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/15 19:52:04

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.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/15 19:15:57