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Premier Li’s praise for Hualong pushes stocks up


China's nuclear power stocks surged on Friday morning after Chinese Premier Li Keqiang praised the country's third-generation nuclear reactor Hualong One.

Scenery of Jiutai Taoist Temple scenic spot in NW China's Shaanxi

Photo taken on May 23, 2017 shows Jiutai Taoist Temple in Ningqiang County of Hanzhong, northwest China's Shaanxi Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/24 14:27:39

Peak season for tourists comes in Lhasa

Flowers are seen near the Potala Palace in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, May 17, 2017. As temperature rises, the peak season for tourists has come in Lhasa. The tourism economy has become an important way for local residents to increase their earnings.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/24 14:17:15

Drill with implementation of new technologies held in Hebei

Firemen spray water to put out a fire during a drill in Cangzhou City of north China's Hebei Province, May 23, 2017. More than 100 fire fighters participated in a drill with the implementation of new technologies and methods.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/24 14:13:52

Kindergarten in Hebei holds activity to greet Dragon Boat Festival

A boy displays a paper-made dragon boat model during an activity to greet the upcoming the Dragon Boat Festival at a kindergarten in Shijiazhuang, capital of north China's Hebei Province, May 23, 2017. The Dragon Boat Festival of this year will fall on May 30.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/24 8:47:22

Six die in north China colliery flooding

Six miners died and five were rescued from a flooded coal mine in north China's Shanxi Province, said rescue headquarters early Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/24 8:35:09

Businessman sentenced to life for swindling 800-mln-yuan

A prominent businessman in an east Chinese city was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison for stealing over 800 million yuan (116.79 million US dollars) from private investors.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/24 8:26:47

China pledges peaceful development in Antarctica

The Chinese government reiterated its commitment to the peaceful development and research of Antarctica as the 40th Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting (ATCM) opened in Beijing Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/24 8:26:10

32 kindergarten children injured in south China traffic accident

Thirty-two kindergarten children were injured in a traffic accident in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region Tuesday afternoon, local authorities said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/24 8:22:32

Xi reaffirms commitment to further open Chinese economy to foreign investment

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday called for enhanced efforts to allow foreign investors easier access to China's key sectors via a "negative list" approach.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/23 23:02:55

China, Serbia sign MOU on cultural heritage protection cooperation

Serbia and China on Tuesday reached a framework agreement to boost cooperation in the area of cultural heritage by exchanging experts and organizing seminars.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/23 23:01:41

Xi calls for more replicable reform practices

Chinese President Xi Jinping Tuesday stressed the importance of pilot reform while calling for more reform practices that could be replicated and promoted.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/23 23:00:52

US university defends graduation speech

The controversy over the graduation speech of a Chinese student, who was criticized by Chinese netizens for "defaming" motherland, continues to simmer after the university lent its support to her speech while the Chinese alumni expressed their voice against it on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/23 21:53:40

China to close down its only undersea coal mine

China will shut down its only undersea coal mine in October as part of the government's efforts to curb overcapacity.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/23 21:33:40