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Students trained for upcoming 13th Chinese National Games

Students of China Civil Aviation University, who will serve as ceremony guides for the upcoming 13th Chinese National Games, take part in a training in Tianjin, north China, Aug. 15, 2017. The 13th Chinese National Games will take place in Tianjin from August 27 to September 8.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/16 14:14:36

Mourning ceremony held for victims of Sichuan quake

Rescuers lay flowers during a mourning ceremony for victims of the earthquake in Jiuzhaigou County, southwest China's Sichuan Province, Aug. 15, 2017. A 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck the popular tourist destination of Jiuzhaigou last Tuesday night.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/16 14:12:46

Communication activity between Beijing and Hotan launched

Children from Beijing and Hotan talk with each other at a gathering in Beijing, capital of China, Aug. 15, 2017. A total of 150 representatives of children and women from Beijing and Hotan of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region joined in a launching ceremony of an activity to increase their communications on Tuesday. The communication activity will last till Aug. 21.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/16 8:32:12

Exhibition held in NE China to mark 72nd anniv. of Japan's WWII surrender

Citizens watch an exhibition displayed at the Museum of the Imperial Palace of "Manchukuo" to commemorate the 72nd anniversary of Japan's unconditional surrender in World War II in Changchun, capital of northeast China's Jilin Province, Aug. 15, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/16 8:19:15

China marks 72nd anniversary of Japan's WWII surrender

A peace assembly was held Tuesday in Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu Province, to commemorate the 72nd anniversary of Japan's unconditional surrender in World War II.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/16 8:09:16

Quake-hit Jiuzhaigou will regain its beauty: geologists

Most of the lakes in the quake-hit Jiuzhaigou National Park remain undamaged, although it may take a long time for the UNESCO World Heritage site to recover from the earthquake, geologists said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/15 21:49:20

PLA newspaper encourages youth to ‘show their love for army by joining it’

A Chinese military newspaper has encouraged more youth to join the army, saying that "the most direct and sincere way of loving the army is to join it," as China's annual military services recruitment kicked off in the beginning of August.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/15 21:38:39

China's homemade diesel engine for naval vessels undergoes testing

China's independently produced diesel engine prototype with high power was put into test on Friday, which marks a big breakthrough in the research and development of homemade engines and will meet the demand of diesel-powered large and medium-sized naval vessels.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/15 21:33:40

Tribute to victims

People stand in silence at a public memorial event to pay tribute to the victims of the 7.0 magnitude earthquake which jolted Jiuzhaigou in Southwest China’s Sichuan Province on August 8. The earthquake has killed 25 and injured 525, according to the Sichuan provincial government.
Source: CFP | 2017/8/15 21:33:40

China to build world-class cyber security schools within 10 years

China's top cyber security and education authorities have vowed to build four to six world-class cyber security schools within 10 years, as part of efforts to realize the nation's goal of becoming a strong Internet power.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/15 21:33:40

Sharing legacy

A child stares at a statue in front of the Memorial Hall of the Victims in Nanjing Massacre by Japanese Invaders in Nanjing, East China’s Jiangsu Province on Tuesday. More than 60,000 people visited the hall on Tuesday, which marks the 72nd anniversary of the victory over Japan in WWII.
Source: CFP | 2017/8/15 21:23:40

China urges Japan to reflect on history on 72nd anniversary of World War II surrender

Chinese experts said that history should always serve as a warning, especially since the current Japanese government is promoting militarism, as China marked on Tuesday the 72nd anniversary of Japan's surrender in World War II.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/15 21:23:40

Singapore, China business groups launch B&R platform

The Singapore Business Federation (SBF) and China Enterprises Association (CEA) have jointly launched the Belt and Road Initiative Connect Platform at the Singapore Regional Business Forum (SRBF) 2017 on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/15 21:23:40

Potential visitors to Guam intimidated by N.Korea missile rhetoric

The tourist authorities of the US territory of Guam, at which North Korea has threatened to shoot missiles, have reassured potential visitors that the region is safe, well-protected and open for business.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/15 19:03:39

Israel, Guangdong, billionaire team up to found Chinese Silicon Valley

A Chinese university has teamed up with an Israeli counterpart to found China's first science and technology institution jointly established by domestic and foreign institutions, with funding from one of Asia's richest men.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/15 18:43:39

China starts 3-month campaign against pyramid schemes

China will start a three-month crackdown on pyramid selling following the death of a university graduate who fell prey to a pyramid scheme.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/15 17:43:46

Hundreds of thousands freed from poverty in Tibet in 2016

Some 150,000 rural residents in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region escaped poverty last year, according to the Tibet Poverty Alleviation Office.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/15 16:19:09

Tianjin prepares for upcoming 13th Chinese National Games

Photo taken on Aug. 13, 2017 shows the illuminated night view in Tianjin of North China. Two parts of the city are equipped with upgrated lighting system as a part of preparation for the upcoming 13th Chinese National Games that will take place from August 27 to September 8.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/15 14:50:14