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China remains on alert for typhoon, rainstorms

China's national observatory on Saturday continued to issue an alert for typhoon Rumbia and upgraded a rainstorm alert with some regions bracing for heavy downpours.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/18 19:05:45

China to better support its medical workers

China will provide its medical workers with higher salaries, better social welfare, and safer working environments, according to an instruction issued earlier this week.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/18 17:32:14

China sacks six officials in defective vaccine case

China said Saturday that it has sacked six senior officials over the defective vaccine case involving Changchun Changsheng Life Sciences Limited.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/18 17:31:18

China first internet court handles over 10,000 cases

China's first court specializing in Internet-related cases has handled more than 11,000 cases since its inception a year ago, according to the court.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/18 16:21:29

Chinese plane that overshot at Philippine airport pulled from mud

A Chinese plane that slid off the runway at Manila airport was removed from the muddy spot where it had been stuck for more than a day, officials said, allowing normal operations to resume on Saturday.
Source: CGTN | 2018/8/18 16:07:08

Xinjiang's tourism booms in first seven months

Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region saw more than 78 million tourists in the first seven months, up 38.72 percent year-on-year, according to regional statistics.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/18 14:13:34

Robot fights attract audiences across China

With lights flashing and rock music booming, two iron boxers smash, pummel and slash at each other as sparks and robot parts fly in the arena.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/18 13:13:06

73.5 pct of Chinese consider buying new energy vehicles: survey

A total of 73.5 percent of 2,006 respondents have considered buying new energy vehicles (NEV), according to a recent survey released by China Youth Daily.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/18 11:04:31

Senior care robots look after China's elderly

Dressed in colorful costumes, humanoid iPals performed a song from a classic Chinese opera, entertaining the crowd with their sweet voices and exaggerated gestures.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/18 9:57:39

Hubei punishes 11 officials for defective DPT vaccine

Eleven officials in central China's Hubei Province have been punished for the case of substandard DPT vaccines produced by Wuhan Institute of Biological Products Co. Ltd.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/18 7:44:08

Political advisors discuss building of better teams for rural work

China's political advisors on Friday convened a bi-weekly consultation session to discuss ways to build better teams for the country's rural work.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/18 7:42:43

Pledged to be outstanding

Medical staff on the Chinese naval hospital ship Peace Ark makes a pledge on Friday at the Port of Nukualofa, Tonga, as China celebrates its first Medical Workers' Day on Sunday. It was approved in 2017 by China's State Council to raise attention to health-related work . Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2018/8/17 23:23:41

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."
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/17 23:08:40

Stock dips after African swine fever shuts slaughterhouse

The African swine fever (ASF) caused shares of Chinese pork-producing industry to plunge on Thursday but they stabilized on Friday, after China's top pork producer WH Group shut its major slaughterhouse to stop the spread of deadly ASF.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/17 22:28:40

Chinese web browser developer apologizes for hyping its product identity

A Chinese software developer that boasted it had developed China's first domestic web browser posted a formal apology on Friday after netizens discovered the company had copied computer code from Google's Chrome browser.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/17 22:18:40

China lifts more counties out of poverty

With more counties being lifted out of poverty, China has made concrete steps toward delivering the country's goal of completely eliminating poverty by 2020.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/17 22:10:13

Five Chinese cities urged to contain housing prices

Government officials in five Chinese cities were asked to step up regulation to contain housing market speculation after house prices in the cities saw rapid rises recently.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/17 21:41:04

Beijing PM2.5 density drops

The average density of PM2.5 in Beijing during the first seven months of this year was 55 micrograms per cubic meter, down 14.1 percent from the same period last year, local authorities said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/17 21:34:22