Paris exhibition recreates traditional Chinese incense culture

When visiting the Musée Cernuschi in Paris, guests can enjoy the scents of ancient Chinese perfumes of different dynasties recreated with original recipes.

Myanmar's president quits, weakens Suu Kyi

Myanmar's President Htin Kyaw resigned suddenly on Wednesday leaving the country's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi without a close confidant and political ally as she faces rising international opprobrium over the Rakhine crisis.

Kabul's fifth suicide bombing kills teens

A suicide bomber on Wednesday killed at least 26 people, many of them teenagers, after detonating a device among a crowd of people in Kabul who were celebrating the Persian new year holiday, officials said.

Palestinians struggle to solve acute water crisis in Gaza

Palestinians are racing against time to find solutions to the acute water shortage in the Israeli-besieged Gaza Strip before year 2020.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/23 17:28:55

US suspends metals tariffs for EU, 6 other economies

US President Donald Trump approved Thursday the suspension of much-criticized tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from the European Union and six other economies, according to the White House.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/23 13:42:24

Tuberculosis cases in Western Pacific countries cut by 14 pct in past decade: WHO

New estimates showed a 14 percent cut in the number of Tuberculosis (TB) cases in the Western Pacific Region over the past decade, which includes 37 countries and areas, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/23 11:42:55

Malaysia deploys divers to search for missing crew from capsized sand dredger

Divers have entered the sand dredger that capsized in the waters off Malaysia in the Malacca Strait to search for the missing crew members, officials said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/23 8:03:41

Father pleads guilty to adopted daughter's starvation death

A man in US state of Iowa has pleaded guilty to his role in the starvation death of his 16-year-old adopted daughter, local media reported on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/23 8:00:36

Ex-S.Korean President Lee Myung-bak taken into custody over corruption charges

Former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak was taken into custody Thursday night as a Seoul court accepted state prosecutors' request to arrest him over a series of corruption allegations.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/23 8:00:20

Over 140,000 electric cars registered in Norway

A total of 142,490 electric cars were registered in Norway at the beginning of 2018, an increase of over 40 percent from the previous year, the country's statistics bureau said on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/23 7:59:23

Russian PM signs decree to create first Arctic Advanced Development Territories

The first Arctic Advanced Development Territories (ADT) will be created in the single-industry town of Onega in the Arkhangelsk region of Russia.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/23 7:58:58

Erdogan, Trump discuss bilateral, regional issues by phone

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his US counterpart Donald Trump have discussed bilateral and regional issues over the phone, Turkish Presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/23 7:58:39

US bullying poses threat to global trade

Despite warnings from business groups and trade experts, US President Donald Trump on Thursday signed a presidential memorandum that could impose tariffs on up to 60 billion US dollars of imports from China, the latest unilateral move that poses a threat to global trade.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/23 7:57:55

Freed Nigerian schoolgirls narrate "unforgettable kidnap" by Boko Haram

"We trekked a very long distance... we were kept in a thick forest, we cooked our own food."
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/23 7:57:06

Trump's lead lawyer in Russia probe resigns

John Dowd, US President Donald Trump's lead lawyer who was handling the response to the special counsel investigation into alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia meddling in the 2016 presidential election, resigned on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/23 7:56:13

1st batch of rebels, families evacuate Harasta in Syria's Eastern Ghouta

The first batch of Syrian rebels and their families evacuated the city of Harasta in Damascus' Eastern Ghouta countryside on Thursday, as part of a deal that allows the exit of 1,500 rebels and 6,000 family members.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/23 7:55:56