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"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

US media views Ivanka’s China business with biased lens

On April 6, Ivanka Trump's company won provisional approval from the Chinese government for three new trademarks for jewelry, spa services and ladies' bags. Her company already holds 16 registered trademarks in China. The news has attracted much negative press in the US, as the media believes Ivanka and her family are deeply involved in China contacts and policy.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/23 23:53:39

China-Europe trains on track

China-Europe freight rail services have become a vital part of the “One Belt, One Road” initiative and helped boost economic cooperation between countries and regions along the route, although concerns over high operating costs persist, experts said Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/23 22:58:40

Polling station evacuated in eastern France due to suspicious vehicle: media

French police on Sunday evacuated a polling station in Besancon, east France, after a suspicious vehicle was abandoned with the engine running, according to local media.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/23 19:22:18

Why is China-Russia-India strategic triangle not viable now?

The idea of the China-Russia-India strategic triangle need not be viewed as futile since an active and positive global role of the three countries could contribute to a more just and balanced world order that China has been promoting. But the basis of such a triangle is that the parties concerned respect the national interests of the others, which India should particularly take note of.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/13 0:13:39

United won’t use police to remove overbooked passengers: CEO

United Airlines will no longer use law enforcement officers to remove passengers from overbooked flights after global outrage erupted over a video showing a passenger dragged from one of its planes in Chicago.
Source: Reuters | 2017/4/13 0:08:39

Germany detains suspect over soccer attack in Dortmund

German authorities arrested a suspected Islamist on Wednesday in connection with an attack on a bus carrying players of one of the country's top soccer teams, a spokesperson for the Federal Prosecutor's Office said.
Source: Reuters | 2017/4/13 0:08:39

Kurdish militants own Turkey bomb attack

Kurdish militants on Wednesday claimed responsibility for a bomb attack on a police compound in southeast Turkey that killed three people, saying more than 2 tons of explosives were planted in a tunnel under the complex.
Source: Reuters | 2017/4/12 23:58:40

China, India file bids for Tibetan medicine in UNESCO heritage list

China and India filed competing bids for Tibetan medicine to be included in the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage list, with Chinese experts saying "Tibetan-in-exile" communities in India will not give India an edge.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/12 23:23:39

Sao Tome and Principe prime minister begins first visit to China

Sao Tome and Principe Prime Minister Patrice Trovoada has begun his official visit to China, the first trip since the country cut "diplomatic ties" with Taiwan in December 2016.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/12 23:08:39

More overseas Chinese students lured by China’s economic strength

China’s economic might is attracting more overseas Chinese students home, with over 2.6 million of them having already returned and still growing, government data shows.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/12 21:43:39

Putonghua on the rise among US elites

Mandarin learning is gaining growing popularity in the US, as President Donald Trump's granddaughter made a splash on social media for singing a Chinese folk song and reciting ancient poems in front of Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife at a summit last Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/12 20:53:40

School helps migrants’ children, but many are still missing out

"If I hadn't had a chance to study at the Dandelion school, I would have gone back to my hometown to finish middle school, or just dropped out and followed in my parents' footsteps like many of my friends did," said Selina Qiong, a 23-year-old from a small village in Central China's Henan Province.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/12 20:03:39

Success of In the Name of the People may help fight corruption in all of society: experts

Known as the most daring anti-corruption TV series ever, In the Name of the People has distinguished itself with its relatively bold approach to sensitive political issues.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/12 19:33:39

Lion and bear flown out of Mosul zoo

Simba the lion and Lula the bear, the ailing last two residents of Mosul zoo, were flown out of Iraq Monday to receive emergency care from an animal welfare group.
Source: AFP | 2017/4/12 18:58:39