China issues white paper on Qinghai-Tibet Plateau

China issued a white paper about ecological progress on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, which is a key eco-safety barrier in China and Asia, and a focus of the country's drive to promote ecological progress.


13 rescued from Thai cave make 1st public appearance

The 12 boys and their football coach rescued from a flooded cave in northern Thailand made their first public appearance here at a press conference on Wednesday.

Cargo vans used for passengers during torrential rains

Questions have been raised about the use of vehicles on the online on-demand van hiring platform Lalamove, after a Beijing resident allegedly booked a cargo van for a passenger trip during the recent torrential rains in Beijing. 

Chinese sailors to begin quest for Olympic qualification in Denmark

A new Chinese national sailing team has been unveiled in Beijing. The young team will take part in the Sailing World Championships in Aarhus, Denmark. The event serves as the 1st qualifying for Tokyo 2020. 

Former Gansu vice governor sentenced to 15 years in prison for bribery

Yu Haiyan, former vice governor of China's Gansu Province, was sentenced to 15 years in prison and fined 6 million yuan for taking bribes by a court in Chongqing on Wednesday.


Couples are being offered financial benefits to have a second child

A number of regions across China have granted extended benefits to local couples as part of efforts to promote families to have a second child, reports

EU to fine Google 4.3 bln euros

The European Commission is set to fine Google 4.3 billion euros (around 5 billion U.S. dollars) for monopoly with its Android operating system, alleging it violating the EU competition rules, local media reported on Wednesday.

Chinese company acquires 75% of large Swedish wind power project

​The European division of China General Nuclear Power Group announced that it has signed a contract with Macquarie Group and GE to acquire 75 % of the stock of Sweden's North Pole wind power project in Pitea, Sweden.

Record Chinese investment in British tech

A record £1.7 billion was invested by Chinese firms into British technological firms in the first six months of 2018.

Production starts on world's most powerful remote control submersible

​A new domestically-made remotely operated underwater vehicle rolled off the production line in Shanghai, reports The 250 horsepower submersible is the most powerful of its kind in production in the world.

In Hangzhou, good credit brings people deposit-free services

Residents with good credit in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, will be able to avoid paying deposits for a number of services, including bicycle rentals, and hospital or hotel reservations.

Lecturers envision new steps by BRICS

Leaders of the BRICS countries are expected to coordinate as they cope with the challenges of de-globalization, unilateralism and protectionism while shaping their consensus in boosting economic growth. 

Vaping Air China pilot's license revoked

The co-pilot who sent an Air China plane plunging 23,000 feet after sparking an electronic cigarette in the cockpit has had his license revoked. 



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