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TV, beer, elephants and railways spur Laos and China ties


"Speaking Chinese will open up new opportunities for me. With many Lao people keen to learn Chinese, when I go back home after graduation next year, I will teach the Chinese language, culture and politics," said Tala, a Lao from Vientiane who is getting a career boost in China.

Guangdong’s Panama Village exemplifies immigration legacy of 160 years

In rural Guangzhou, many can point to the direction of “Panama Village.” The village is a nickname for Rulin, a town in Huadu district, Guangdong Province. Over the past two ...

Even before the military takeover, Chinese investment in Zimbabwe had been dwindling

Zimbabwe’s political turmoil has drawn heavy attention in China. Robert Mugabe, the South African nation’s 93-year-old president, has long been dubbed “China’s old friend.”


Tuberculosis outbreak in Hunan

A tuberculosis outbreak in central China's Hunan Province has recently drawn public attention.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/18 8:16:47

Police announce results of investigation into Russian model's death

Shanghai police Friday announced the results of an investigation into the death of an underage Russian model in the city.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/18 8:16:03

China, Ukraine agree to deepen cooperation in renewable energy

China and Ukraine have agreed to step up their cooperation in renewable energy, the Ukrainian government said on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/18 8:06:26

China reasserts itself responsible player at Bonn climate talks

The UN climate talks in Bonn is scheduled to conclude on Friday. As the world once again focused on climate change, China, as the largest developing country, also attracted worldwide attention for how it acted.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/18 8:05:57

6.9-magnitude earthquake hit Tibet

No casualty has been reported after a 6.9-magnitude earthquake hit Nyingchi, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region at 6:34 a.m. Saturday Beijing Time, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/18 7:53:40

Chinese president says relations with Panama 'turn over a new leaf'

Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks with Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela on Friday, saying bilateral relations "turned over a new leaf" with the establishment of diplomatic relations.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/17 21:57:13

6.3-magnitude quake hits 58km NE of Nyingchi, China -- USGS

An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale jolted 58km NE of Nyingchi, China at 22:34:19 GMT on Friday, the US Geological Survey said. The epicenter, with a depth of 10.0 km, was initially determined to be at 29.8347 degrees north latitude and 94.9092 degrees east longitude.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/18 7:26:41

Special envoy starts NK trip

The special envoy of General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee Xi Jinping arrived in North Korea on Friday amid the ongoing nuclear crisis on the Korean Peninsula.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/17 23:33:39

Winter is here

Visitors wearing wool hats pose for a photo on Friday at Tiananmen Square as temperatures drop sharply in Beijing.
Source: VCG | 2017/11/17 23:28:39

China sees ‘breakthrough’ in nuclear-powered space shuttles by 2040

China is expected to achieve a “major breakthrough” in nuclear-powered space shuttles by around 2040, according to a report issued by the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/17 23:23:39

For love’s sake

Around 10,000 people from ethnic minority groups dress up and dance in circles to celebrate the Yang’asha Festival in Jianhe county, Southwest China’s Guizhou Province on Friday.
Source: VCG | 2017/11/17 22:33:39

Researchers win ‘Nobel Prize’ for supercomputing application

A Chinese team using the world's fastest supercomputer to simulate a devastating earthquake won the 2017 ACM Gordon Bell Prize on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/17 21:18:40

China’s anti-terrorism efforts praised

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Thursday highlighted China's efforts to fight terrorism, encouraging China to continue its role in international cooperation against terrorism.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/17 21:18:39