China determined to remove institutional barriers in reform

China will target institutional barriers and deeply embedded interests in reform this year, said a statement from a Communist Party of China (CPC) reform leading group on Tuesday.

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6-year-old gains fame for memory power

A 6-year-old boy is gaining online fame in China for memory power following a video showing him playing Xiangqi, or Chinese chess, a Chinese strategy game, while blindfolded, reports ifeng.com.

German exec to receive Chinese high-level foreign talent visa

​Axel Schweitzer, chair of Germany's ALBA Group, has been granted a high-level foreign talent visa, becoming the first German to get this visa since Chinese authorities began issuing them on January 1, 2018.
 

China's high level official: Xi's vision welcomed by world

Chinese official Liu He says at the World Economic Forum that ​President Xi Jinping's advocacy for creating a shared future, an open economy, globalization and fighting protectionism and isolationism has been welcomed. 

Company investigated for producing sexualized cartoons

Chinese authority is investigating a Guangzhou-based video production company which is accused of making cartoons featuring iconic cartoon figures in sexual or violent scenarios, and uploading them to video websites.

2018 China-EU Tourism Year to highlight lesser-known destinations

The 2018 China-EU Tourism Year is now officially underway, with an aim to bridge cultural understandings by promoting lesser-known travel destinations on both sides.

Confucius Institutes to offer more innovative programs

China will deepen the reform of Confucius Institutes by raising the quality of education, improving systems, and offering more innovative programs, according to an article carried by Wednesday's China Education Daily.

1/3 of finalists in top US science competition Chinese-American

Twelve Chinese-American students are reportedly among 40 finalists for the prestigious Regeneron Science Talent Search competition (Regeneron STS), also known as the "Nobel Prize for high school seniors". 

China teams up with U.S. firms to build aviation navigation database

China's top aviation regulator partnered with U.S. companies Wednesday to develop the country's aviation navigation database.

China builds large container ships for Yangtze

Construction has begun on two container ships, which are expected to become the largest in service in the upper and middle reaches of the Yangtze River.

More metro lines, bus lanes to ease Beijing traffic congestion

Three more urban rail sections are expected to open in Beijing this year, the city's acting mayor said in a government report Wednesday.

Apple's smart speaker HomePod to hit stores on Feb. 9

Apple announced Tuesday that its first smart speaker HomePod, powered by Siri, Apple's voice recognition service, will arrive in stores on Feb. 9, while online pre-orders can be placed this Friday onward.

World's first autonomous container truck debuts in Zhuhai

What's said to be the world's first autonomous container truck underwent its first test in Zhuhai Port on Tuesday.

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