China

Female-only lanes set up in Guangzhou pool

​Management at the Guangzhou Xijiao Swimming Pool has taken the unusual step of setting aside lanes for female swimmers.

China and Russia to strengthen aerospace cooperation: Putin

Russia's President said China and Russia will introduce major new measures to strengthen bilateral cooperation in the field of aerospace technology on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum on Friday.

China Int'l big data expo opens

An international expo on big data opened Saturday in southwest China's Guizhou Province, attracting over 40,000 participants from nearly 30 countries.

Top talents willing to move to Zhengzhou can enjoy hefty subsidies

Zhengzhou, the capital of central China's Henan Province, will provide up to five million yuan and housing of up to 300 square meters as a bonus to attract more highly-skilled professionals to work in the city.

Industrial firms on the way to become green producers

A new push is on in China to try to improve the 'greening' of this country's industrial firms, which are traditionally some of the largest polluters in the country.

Chinese emergency medical team granted highest-level WHO certification

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday granted an international emergency medical team (EMT) from China the highest level within the WHO EMTs initiative.
 

Chinese relay satellite brakes near moon for entry into desired orbit

A Chinese relay satellite Friday braked near the Moon, completing a vital step before entering a desired orbit, according to the China National Space Administration.
 

System for sharing info with the public about lost kids gets a boost

​The latest version of the Tuanyuan platform, which shares information with the public about lost children, was launched by the Ministry of Public Security in Beijing on Thursday.
 

Premier Li stresses economic restructuring for high-quality development

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Friday called for solid efforts in economic restructuring to maintain steady growth while moving toward high-quality development.

Pollution-plagued Chinese province punishes officials for dirty air

Hebei, a pollution-plagued province in north China, has punished officials after a city under its jurisdiction failed to meet its annual air pollution control target.

China upgrades spacecraft reentry and descent technology

China has successfully tested its new space program's reentry and descent technology, which makes landing heavier spacecraft possible.

Family of deceased girl accused of misusing crowd funding donations

A couple in Henan Province has come under scrutiny after they raised tens of thousands of yuan in crowd funding campaigns for their daughter, before opting to take a conservative approach to her treatment.

China boosts profits for Peppa Pig owner

Entertainment One, the British company behind the hit children’s animation Peppa Pig, has reported strong annual results. 
 

My African Story Online Competition creates closer China-Africa ties

​An event that celebrates Africa Day on May 25th was held Thursday afternoon in Beijing.

China to tighten supervision on ride-hailing vehicles

​China's Ministry of Transport announced on Thursday regulations to tighten supervision of ride-hailing drivers and platforms.
 

China says attempts at coercion on South China Sea issue futile

​China will not allow exchange programs to be used to coerce it into giving up its "inherent rights" in the South China Sea, according to a Foreign Ministry spokesperson Thursday.
 

China in process of revising negative lists for foreign investors

China is working to revise the negative lists for foreign investment as the country fulfills its promise to open wider.

Notorious "sugar baby" dating site Seeking Arrangement targets China

​Chinese netizens are condemning Seeking Arrangement, a US-based dating site, notorious for its controversial approach to set up young adults seeking financial aid with rich older men. 
 

Former PICC president sentenced to 11 years in prison

​Wang Yincheng, former president of the People's Insurance Company of China Limited (PICC), was sentenced to 11 years in prison Thursday for accepting bribes of over 8.7 million yuan (1.36 million U.S. dollars).

China's Old Summer Palace stones to be reinforced

​The surviving remnants of columns and gates in Beijing's Yuanmingyuan - or Old Summer Palace - will be reinforced to prevent them from collapsing.

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