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Martial artists challenge upstart MMA fighter

Several Chinese traditional martial arts masters have challenged a mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter in a bid to defend their discipline, after the latter took down a tai chi master in less than 10 seconds, claiming that traditional martial arts are "worthless."
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/3 0:03:39

Anbang hit by dispute with Caixin

Anbang Insurance Group's dispute with domestic financial media outlet Caixin is having a negative impact on the insurer's business and the complicated matter should be dealt with by legal action, experts said Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/2 23:23:40

Water firm slams critics of planned factory in Russia

A Chinese mineral water company planning to build a bottled water factory near Lake Baikal in Russia denied that its construction would damage the local ecology, calling the petition against its construction "groundless."
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/2 22:53:39

Non-public capital banned from online news services

Non-public capital is banned from online news and editing services, according to a new regulation released by China's Internet watchdog on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/2 22:43:39

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