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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

19 Chinese, Sri Lankan couples wedded at mass wedding ceremony in Sri Lanka

Nineteen couples from China and Sri Lanka were wedded at a mass wedding ceremony in Negombo here on Thursday, strengthening the island's position as an ideal wedding destination.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/17 20:15:24

China's "Tian En" ship crosses Bering Strait into "Polar Silk Road"

A Chinese ice-class cargo ship on Friday crossed the Bering Strait, starting its maiden voyage in the Arctic's Northeast Passage, a waterway known as the "Polar Silk Road."
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/17 19:22:32

Snow leopard protection project launched in Xinjiang

A pilot snow leopard protection project was launched Thursday in the eastern Tianshan mountains, a major habitat of the species in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/17 18:44:55

Xi urges medical workers to carry forward humanitarian spirit

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday called on medical workers to carry forward the humanitarian spirit to save lives, and make further contributions to promoting people's health.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/17 15:11:34