China

Beijing to register 'credit scores' for all citizens by 2020

Beijing municipality will complete a project to register "credit scores" for all permanent residents by 2020, the local economic planner said Wednesday.

Chinese mother learns mermaid performing to encourage daughters

A mother from Shenyang in Liaoning Province became a mermaid performer only to educate and inspire her two daughters to do well in school, reports Chinanews.com.

China Eastern plans to buy stakes of Juneyao Airlines

China Eastern Airlines has announced it will purchase no more than 169 million shares of Juneyao Airlines worth no more than 3.15 billion yuan (456 million U.S. dollars).

D&G's show in Shanghai canceled after allegations of racism

Italian fashion house Dolce & Gabbana has been accused of racism over its new promotional videos featuring an Asian woman eating Western food with chopsticks.

Earliest record of undulated dinosaur enamel

Scientists at Jilin University recently uncovered the earliest record of the undulated structure of dinosaur tooth enamel.

WTO should restore capacity for settling disputes: Chinese official

A senior Chinese trade official on Tuesday stressed here that the World Trade Organization (WTO) should restore its capacity to settle disputes.

China provides humanitarian aid to Zimbabwean refugee camp

​A new batch of relief items and commodities from China has been distributed to the displaced trying to carve out a life in a refugee camp in Zimbabwe.

VisitBritain links with Tencent to attract more Chinese tourists

VisitBritain, Britain's official tourism agency, announced Tuesday a new collaboration with Chinese tech giant Tencent in a bid to increase spending by Chinese tourists to a billion pounds a year.

Ride-hailing giant Didi's new safety measure sparks discussion

China's ride-hailing giant Didi has launched audio and video recording functions. However, this move has sparked heated discussion on the dilemma of whether it will help boost safety or it could infringe personal privacy.

Seven years on, joint patrols on Mekong stabilize region

At 8 a.m. Tuesday, ships horns echoed through the river valley as the 76th joint patrol of the Mekong River by law enforcement from China, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand set sail, marking its 7th anniversary.

Cities and netizens light up for children

Cities and communities in China joined hands with their youngest citizens today to celebrate World Children's Day by lighting up their iconic monuments and buildings, and holding various online and offline events.

Chinese to vote on 2018 Chinese Character and Word of the Year

An annual campaign to select the 2018 Chinese Character and Word of the Year began Tuesday.

Chinese schools to debut AI textbooks in 2019

China's first AI textbook series designed for primary and secondary school students is expected to debut in 2019, reports the paper.cn.

Footprint fossils suggest China's trade hub once dinosaur paradise

Paleontologists have identified over 100 dinosaur footprints in Yiwu in eastern China's Zhejiang Province after a dinosaur research project concluded its excavation stage.

Multilingual termbase to promote China's global communication

The first national-level multilingual terminology base for key Chinese political expressions has been unveiled at the Translators Association of China (TAC) Conference 2018, Beijing, November 19, 2018.

AI doctorates earning significantly more in China

​A new report is suggesting the Artificial Intelligence industry is becoming a more highly sought-after and prosperous profession among graduates in China, according to yicai.com report.
 

JD's first large-scale UAV debuts in Shaanxi

Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com launches its first large-scale unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) in Shaanxi, which will be used for bulk cargo deliveries in the future.

China sends 5 satellites into orbit via single rocket

China launched a new space environment research satellite and four nanosatellites on a Long March-2D rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China at 7:40 a.m. Tuesday.

Homegrown "Swiss Army Knife" of prehistoric times found in China

An international team of researchers found that sophisticated tool technology or "Swiss Army Knife of prehistoric times" emerged in East Asia earlier than previously thought. 

China launches pilot UAV traffic management program

A pilot traffic management program for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) was launched Monday in Shenzhen, south China's Guangdong Province.

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