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May pays out for deal to govern Britain

British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives struck a deal with an ultra-conservative party on Monday that will allow them to govern in exchange for an extra 1 billion pound ($1.3 billion) in funds for Northern Ireland.
Source: AFP | 2017/6/26 23:28:40

Major coal firms halt spot sales

Major domestic coal producers Shenhua Group and China National Coal Group Corp have stopped selling thermal coal on the spot market, the Securities Daily reported on Monday, a move that experts said is intended to ensure sufficient supplies to power generating companies amid soaring prices.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/26 23:08:39

New York Pride marchers target Trump

Large crowds turned out for Pride marches on Sunday in New York City and San Francisco, the two US places most associated with the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights movement, with the East Coast city bringing a more political flavor to the event sparked by events there almost 50 years ago.
Source: Reuters | 2017/6/26 22:58:39

Defense ministry confirms Indian army crossed border in standoff

Indian troops crossed the border with China in an attempt to prevent a road construction by the Chinese side, China's defense ministry confirmed on Monday.
Source: | 2017/6/26 22:47:41

Renowned cancer experts treat Liu Xiaobo on medical parole

Liu Xiaobo is receiving medical treatment from China's top cancer experts, said the Liaoning Prison Administrative Bureau on Monday.
Source: | 2017/6/26 20:25:53

India ‘adds obstacles to pilgrims’ by increasing army presence

China has always been open-minded on Indian pilgrims and will not indiscriminately prevent them from entering even if Sino-Indian ties are strained over the 14th Dalai Lama's visit to India, Chinese experts said, after Indian media reported that around 50 Indian pilgrims were denied entry to Kailash Manasarovar through the Nathu La Pass.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/26 19:23:39

More details about London attack revealed as probe "making progress"

More details about the London terrorist attack were revealed as police were making progress in identifying the attackers, said a police chief on Sunday night.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/5 8:52:32

British general election to go ahead despite new attack on London, says May

With at least seven people killed and 48 others injured, and three attackers shot dead by police, London's emergency services and politicians reacted Sunday to the latest attack on the British capital.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/4 23:52:54

Hong Kong's 20th return anniversary to be celebrated on July 1

Buildings are seen in Hong Kong, south China, Feb. 9, 2016. July 1, 2017 marks the 20th anniversary of Hong Kong's return to the motherland.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/1 14:47:52

China funded Kenyan railway creates more than 46,000 local jobs

A China-funded railway linking Kenya’s largest port city of Mombasa to the capital Nairobi will make its first trip on Wednesday, with experts predicting that the project will be crucial to modernizing East Africa nations.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/31 0:48:39

China to issue upgraded green cards for foreign residents

China will upgrade identity cards for foreigners with permanent residency status to make them usable on a wider range of service platforms, a step welcomed by the expat community, who also urged the Chinese government to further loosen its regulations of issuing green cards and make them available to more people.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/31 0:48:39

China, Japan hold fourth round of high-level political dialogue

Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi and Japanese National Security Advisor Shotaro Yachi co-chaired the fourth round of high-level political dialogue between the two countries on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/30 6:44:24

China raps Moody's ratings

China said on Wednesday international credit rating agency Moody’s applied “inappropriate methodology” in downgrading China’s credit rating, saying the firm had overestimated the difficulties faced by the Chinese economy and underestimated the country’s ability to enhance supply-side reforms.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/25 0:03:39

2nd round of Myanmar peace talks begins as China brings 'soft power' to process

China can continue to bring "soft power" to Myanmar's peace process, Chinese experts said, as the Panglong peace conference began on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/24 21:58:39

Yulin govt says dog meat festival doesn’t exist, refuting claims of ban on sales

The city government of Yulin, South China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, refuted claims that it has banned dog meat from being sold in public during the upcoming dog meat festival, while denying the existence of such a festival.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/24 21:18:39

Seven years have passed since 2010, how much is a Bitcoin now?

Seven years have passed since 2010, how much is a Bitcoin now?
Source: | 2017/5/24 15:37:59

China's home prices continue to stabilize

China's property market in major cities continued to stabilize after authorities implemented a string of measures to contain price hikes, according to an official survey released Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/18 10:13:35

Pakistan registers protest with UN mission over Indian firing

Pakistan on Wednesday registered protest with a UN observer group over the recent "ceasefire violations" by Indian troops along the Line of Control (LoC) in the disputed Kashmir region, the military said in a statement.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/18 8:51:35