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China launches second aircraft carrier

China launched its second aircraft carrier Wednesday morning in northeast China's Dalian shipyard in Liaoning Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/26 11:05:50

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi stresses development of transportation, electricity

Myanmar's State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi has stressed the development of transportation and electricity sectors to improve the living standard of the people and increase attraction of foreign investment in the country, Myanmar News Agency reported Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/26 10:49:30

Part of THAAD elements deployed in South Korea

Part of the elements of the US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system has been deployed in southeastern South Korea, Seoul's defense ministry said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/26 10:48:40

Trump makes Earth-to-space call to record-breaking US astronaut

US President Donald Trump made a Earth-to-space call on Monday to congratulate NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson for her record-breaking stay aboard the International Space Station.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/25 7:40:20

Le Pen lashes out at "weak" Macron

French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen on Monday attacked her centrist rival Emmanuel Macron over his allegedly poor credentials in combating terrorism and curbing extremism at home.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/25 0:09:32

PLA group armies to get greater role

A largely overlooked official report has uncovered the latest changes in China's group armies, which suggests the groups will consist of different corps in the future, experts said.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/24 23:43:39

China unveils results of first geoinformation survey

China boasts a total of 7.56 million square kilometers of vegetation cover, while buildings cover 153,000 square kilometers of land, the State Council Information Office unveiled at a press briefing on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/24 23:30:46

Liaoning and Type 001A

China's first domestically-built aircraft carrier will be officially launched soon this year. Construction of the giant vessel, currently called the Type 001A, began in 2013.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/24 21:15:40

PLA navy vs. US navy

With the inauguration of the Type 001A, China will become the seventh country behind the US, Russia, Britain, France, Italy and Spain, to have shown it is able to build its own carriers.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/24 21:14:48

List of US aircraft carriers

China's first domestically-built aircraft carrier will be officially launched soon this year. Construction of the giant vessel, currently called the Type 001A, began in 2013.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/24 21:13:17

Type 001A timeline

China's first domestically-built aircraft carrier will be officially launched soon this year. Construction of the giant vessel, currently called the Type 001A, began in 2013.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/24 21:12:04

China, Iran sign contract on redesign of Arak heavy water reactor

China and Iran signed the first commercial contract to redesign Iran's Arak heavy water reactor in Vienna on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/24 10:19:17

China's Zhu Ting claims first title with VakifBank at women's volleyball CL

Chinese spiker Zhu Ting clinched her first title after joining Turkish side VakifBank in a 25-19, 25-13, 25-23 victory over Conegliano in the women's volleyball Champions League final held in Treviso, Italy on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/24 10:13:13

World Bank to deepen cooperation with AIIB

World Bank and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) signed a memorandum of understanding here on Sunday to strengthen cooperation between the two institutions.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/24 9:14:12

"The fate of the Furious" tops North American box office for second weekend

"The Fate of the Furious", Universal's latest film, unsurprisingly held the top spot for the second week in a row, adding an estimated 38.7 million US dollars to its total in North America.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/24 9:03:45

Pyongyang gas prices spike on talk of Chinese oil embargo

China may consider cutting oil exports to North Korea to pressure the latter to halt further nuclear and missile tests, as China still hopes to bring Pyongyang back to the negotiating table, experts said.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/24 0:13:39

PLA navy expands mission, protects interest in open seas

The Chinese navy has expanded its capability to not only safeguard the country's coastal areas, but also to secure China's interests in the open seas, 68 years after the establishment of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) navy, experts said.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/24 0:08:39

Police seek pilots after over 60 flights disrupted at Chengdu airport

Drone industry experts are calling for a real-name registration system for buyers to improve management of the sector, after illegally flown drones severely disrupted flights at Chengdu international airport three times last week.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/24 0:03:39