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S.Koreans elect new leader

Liberal candidate Moon Jae-in has claimed victory in South Korea's presidential election on Tuesday after exit polls show he captured more than 41 percent of votes.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/10 0:28:39

Chinese president sends congratulatory message to French president-elect

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday sent a congratulatory message to French President-elect Emmanuel Macron.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/8 10:54:46

Xie Yang stands trial on inciting State subversion charges

Chinese lawyer Xie Yang, who is charged with inciting State subversion, stood trial on Monday in Central China's Hunan Province.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/8 10:12:37

French presidential runoff turnout at 5 pm lower than in 2012

Turnout at 65.3 pct at 5 pm in France's runoff presidential vote, lower than 71.96 pct in 2012: interior ministry
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/7 23:07:41

DPRK detains another US citizen for alleged hostile activities against Pyongyang

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) said Sunday it has detained another US citizen for suspected hostile activities against Pyongyang.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/7 20:49:50

Tibet bans crossing of nature reserve

Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region has banned visitors from passing through a state nature reserve to access other areas, as an environmental protection measure.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/6 14:41:56

DPRK says latest US-South Korea joint drills "unprecedentedly hideous"

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) said Saturday that the latest US-South Korean joint military drills were "unprecedentedly hideous and most adventurous ones" in several decades.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/6 14:39:26

Belt and Road Initiative beneficial for regional prosperity: IMF official

The Belt and Road Initiative is very important and will certainly have a good impact on regional growth and prosperity, said Mitsuhiro Furusawa, deputy managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/6 10:57:30

Death toll of Venezuelan protests climbs to 37

Venezuela confirmed Friday the death of a 20-year-old man during an opposition protest not far from the capital city Caracas, bringing the death toll to 37 since the protest broke out early April.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/6 10:54:58

China promotes informatization in SMEs

China will further strengthen informatization and innovative power of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), said the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/6 7:42:14

China questions EU ruling on Chinese hot-rolled coil

China's Ministry of Commerce (MOC) on Friday questioned the European Commission's (EC) anti-subsidy ruling on Chinese hot-rolled coil, criticizing improper practices in the investigation.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/6 7:38:59

J-31 fighter suggested for China's first domestically built aircraft carrier

The launch of China's first domestically built aircraft carrier 001A has created national sensation in recent days, but experts have noted that the carrier-based aircraft currently in use in China are backward and the country needs a new aircraft to match the new carrier, such as a version of J-31 stealth fighter.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/5 23:23:39

14 killed, 28 injured after mini-truck falls into canal in India

At least 14 people were killed and 28 others injured, some of them critically, on Friday after a mini-truck carrying them fell into a canal in northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, police said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/5 14:23:50

China-built passenger jet prepares for maiden flight

The maiden flight of the C919, China's first domestically built large passenger jet, is scheduled for Friday, the Commercial Aircraft Corp of China (COMAC) said Wednesday.
Source: | 2017/5/4 10:52:44

EU, China to facilitate visa applications: EU Commissioner

More visa application centers will be opened in additional Chinese cities, which should facilitate EU-China mobility in the future, European Union (EU) Migration Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos told Xinhua on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/4 7:55:19

Trump’s China ambassador pick to play ‘positive’ role

US President Donald Trump's pick for ambassador to China, Terry Branstad, said on Tuesday that if confirmed, he would work to "positively influence" the Sino-US relationship.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/4 0:05:32

Macron, Le Pen to square off in pre-election TV debate

French voters can expect verbal "hand-to-hand" combat when centrist Emmanuel Macron and the far-right Marine Le Pen hold a televised debate on Wednesday night, their last encounter before Sunday's run-off vote to pick the next president.
Source: Reuters | 2017/5/4 0:04:11

Tencent barges into world’s 10 biggest firms

Chinese tech giant Tencent has become Asia's biggest company in terms of stock market value, and represents a typical success story in China's booming Internet market driven by the country's huge user base and innovation.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/3 23:53:40