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.


CCTV anchor sues netizens for slander

A Beijing-based law firm representing prominent China Central Television anchor Zhu Jun sued social media users Wednesday for spreading sexual harassment accusations against Zhu.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/15 19:03:40

Ancient Silk Road site preserves lakes, deserts, history and culture

Silver grasslands and a holy lake, high-end camping and rare salamders from the dinosaur age — those are the things you can witness in Xinjiang's smallest prefecture.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/15 18:48:39

China's major land port sees more China-Europe freight trains

Alataw Pass, the largest land port in northwest China, saw an increase in the number of China-Europe freight trains and freight volume in the first seven months of 2018, local authorities said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/15 17:53:21

China marks 73rd anniversary of Japan's WWII surrender

A peace assembly was held Wednesday in Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu Province, to commemorate the 73rd anniversary of Japan's unconditional surrender in World War II.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/15 17:52:08

Including Chinese history in East Asian history is a form of "Taiwan Independence": spokesperson

A Chinese mainland spokesperson Wednesday warned that pushing "de-sinicization" and "Taiwan independence" in education would poison the younger generation in Taiwan, further damage cross-Strait relations, and intensify cross-Strait confrontation.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/15 17:48:36

China looks forward to positive results from north-south summit in Pyongyang: FM spokesperson

China Wednesday welcomed the upcoming north-south summit in Pyongyang set for next month, saying it looks forward to positive results.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/15 17:38:56

China's top monk resigns as Buddhist association head

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 14:33:39

Pakistani, Chinese officials inaugurate art exhibition in Islamabad

Pakistani and Chinese officials jointly inaugurated an art exhibition at the National Art Gallery in Pakistan National Council of Arts (PNCA) on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/15 14:09:04

From plans to actions, Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area development proceeds

For Li Zhiping, a bus driver commuting between Guangdong and Hong Kong, the Humen Bridge is his most frequent route.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/15 10:34:15

Palestinian gov't thanks China for 2.35 mln USD grant for UNRWA

The Palestinian government on Tuesday expressed thanks to China for providing 2.35 million US dollars for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/15 8:49:25

China seeks WTO dispute settlement over US safeguard measures, subsidies

China on Tuesday launched the World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement procedure over US safeguard measures on imported photovoltaic products and subsidies for its renewable energy products, the Ministry of Commerce said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/15 8:44:56

China braces for 16th typhoon of the year

South China's Guangdong Province is bracing for the impact of Bebinca, the 16th typhoon of the year, which is expected to make landfall between early morning and noon Wednesday, local authorities said.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/15 8:41:23

First joint patrol of Croatian, Chinese police gains positive reactions

Six Chinese police officers will leave Croatia on Wednesday after patrolling with their Croatian counterparts for a month during the tourist season.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/15 6:21:09