China

Chinese firms advised to invest overseas cautiously

A Chinese official Thursday said domestic companies should be cautious about investing in high-profile overseas assets, including hotels, amid tightened regulations on irrational outbound acquisitions.

Fears for Chinese teacher missing in Japan

A search is underway in Japan for a Chinese teacher who's gone missing from Hokkaido, reports huanqiu.com.

China climbs well-being ranks whilst UK falls

China has fast growing levels of well-being, whilst UK citizens have growing concerns. That's according to research by Cigna Global Health Benefits, who publish an annual ranking of worldwide well-being. 

China anger after child removed from Virgin flight

Virgin Atlantic has caused anger amongst Chinese netizens after apparently removing a child from a flight from Shanghai to London.

CRC: Speed limit to increase on Beijing-Shanghai rail link in September

The top speed for China's new bullet train "Fuxing" was temporarily increased to 350 kilometers per hour during testing from Beijing to Xuzhou, which is part of the Beijing-Shanghai high-speed rail link on July 27, 2017, reports Xinhua News Agency.

Fugitive Guo Wengui's lies exposed

More proof has been given that Guo Wengui, one of China's most-wanted fugitives, has used fabricated and distorted information to mislead the public, this time attacking the reputation of a company manager.

Two years after smoking ban begins, Beijing has fewer smokers: white paper

Beijing had fewer smokers in 2016, the second year of the city's smoking ban, according to a white paper issued Wednesday.

China to select third group of astronauts this year

China will select its third group of astronauts this year, Yang Liwei, deputy director of China Manned Space Engineering Office said Wednesday.

Beijing sees rise in PM2.5 density in H1

Beijing witnessed a year-on-year increase in the density of hazardous fine particle matter PM2.5 in the first half of this year, local authorities said Wednesday.

11 sentenced for north China tomb raiding

‚ÄčA court has sentenced 11 people to jail for looting a royal tomb in north China's Hebei Province.

Doorplates in Jinan to include QR codes

A new campaign to establish QR codes on the doorplates of homes in Jinan, capital of Shandong Province has been launched, reports local newspaper The Jinan Times.

China boasts one tenth of world's plant species: statistics

China is home to one tenth of world's plant species, according to statistics released at the ongoing 19th International Botanical Congress (IBC).

CCB backtracks on LeEco staff credit cuts

China Construction Bank (CCB) says that around 95% of LeEco staffers now have their credit limits back up to their original levels, reports thepaper.cn.

Tibetan floor ramming

"Da-a-ga" is a traditional floor making method in Tibet when building or renovating a house. Tibetans combine a mixture of small stones, earth and water on the floor and keep ramming it to make the floor firm.

Chinese submersibles explore South China Sea

The Chinese-developed underwater robot Tansuo had collaborative underwater operations with the unmanned submersible Faxian in the South China Sea on Wednesday.

China's CH-5 drone ready for mass production

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) has announced that its Cai Hong 5 (Rainbow 5, or CH-5) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) is ready for mass production after a successful test fight in Hebei Province, reports the Science and Technology Daily.

UK-China seminar on Belt and Road Initiative held by CBBC

A seminar entitled 'Belt and Road Initiative (BRI): UK-China Cooperation and Opportunities' was held in China last week.

China's first Mars simulation base to be established in Qinghai

The country's first Mars simulation base has been tapped for northwest China's Qinghai Province, with a signing ceremony for the "Mars Village" project held on Tuesday, July 25, 2017.

Make a better BRICS: 2017 BRICS Youth Forum kicks off in Beijing

2017 BRICS Youth Forum started from July 25th and invited more than 50 representatives from the five countries to discuss youth policy, innovation and entrepreneurship, as well as youth participation in global governance.

China eager to import more from U.S.: Chinese ambassador

China wants to import more goods from the United States and is seeking a more balanced trade with the country, said Chinese Ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai on Tuesday.

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