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Xinjiang sees high growth

Authorities in Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region announced an annual GDP growth rate of 9.3 percent since 2012, and experts said that the key is to strike a balance between economic development and stability in the region.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/8 23:18:40

Ship carrying bodies of deadly sea collision sets sail for China

A Chinese ship carrying the bodies and the survivors from a deadly collision between a Chinese mainland fishing vessel and a Hong Kong oil tanker 400 kilometers north of Japan set sail for home on Saturday.
Source: Global Times - Xinhua | 2017/10/8 17:08:40

Photographer captures lifetime of change at Tian’anmen Square

For nearly four decades, Gao Yuan has taken the same photograph of people standing in front of Tian'anmen, the Gate of Heavenly Peace, in central Beijing. His photos have recorded the great changes that have taken place since he picked up his camera at the age of 17.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/8 17:08:39

Cold front to sweep north China

A cold front will sweep across most of northern China in the next three days, bringing falling temperatures and strong wind, the national observatory said Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/8 15:07:02

Tieguanyin autumn tea harvested in SE China's Fujian

Farmers air tea leaves in Anxi County, southeast China's Fujian Province, Oct. 7, 2017. Anxi County will greet the harvest season for Tieguanyin autumn tea, a type of oolong tea.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/8 7:49:56

Chinese railways brace for busy return trips

Passengers are seen at Yuncheng North Railway Station in Yuncheng, north China's Shanxi Province, Oct. 7, 2017. Chinese railways are busy carrying passengers back to work and college as the week-long holiday approaches its end.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/8 7:18:59

Over 100 million railway trips made during National Day holiday

Chinese railways have been busy during the National Day holiday, carrying people to tourist attractions or back home for family reunions before returning to work and school.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/8 6:48:27

Tibet to award doctorates for 1st time

Four PhD candidates will become the first group of holders of doctorates awarded by a Tibetan university.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/8 6:44:05

More police mobilized for upcoming travel peak of national holiday

China will put more police on roads to handle a travel peak and prevent accidents as the eight-day National Day holiday is coming to an end, the Ministry of Public Security said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/8 6:40:25

Central China province tackles Yangtze tributary flood

Emergency measures have been taken in central China's Hubei Province to tackle flooding of the Hanjiang River, a tributary of the Yangtze River.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/8 6:37:25

Image of China changes at 'China speed,' US experts say

Shanghai, Hangzhou, Nanjing and Beijing ... wherever Avery Goldstein went in China, he saw the trademark orange and yellow bicycles of Mobike and Ofo, the Asian power's top two bike-sharing heavyweights.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/7 16:36:19

Cold front to chill north China

A cold front will sweep across most of northern China in the next three days, bringing falling temperatures and moderate sleet, according to the national observatory.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/7 16:33:41

Xinjiang raises over 600 mln USD for poverty-relief relocation in 2017

Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region raised 4.17 billion yuan (about 627 million US dollars) in 2017 in relocation funds as part of its poverty reduction drive.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/7 16:33:27

BRICS-themed subway train debuts in Xiamen

A BRICS-themed subway train started test operations on Friday in the southeastern Chinese city of Xiamen.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/7 16:31:14

Beijing carries out energy conservation renovation on public buildings

Beijing authorities said the city will complete energy conservation renovations on at least six million square meters of public buildings before the end of 2018.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/7 16:30:59

Xinjiang to offer 15-year universal education by 2020

Authorities in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region will make 15 years of education basically universal by 2020.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/7 16:28:36

Yangtze tributary flood triggers emergency response

Recent rainfall has caused flooding of the Hanjiang River, a tributary of the Yangtze River, triggering an emergency response in central China's Hubei Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/7 12:21:23

China hosts 67 mln tourists on sixth day of National Day holiday

A total of 67 million Chinese tourists traveled around the country on the sixth day of the National Day holiday, the China National Tourism Administration (CNTA) said on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/7 12:16:41