China not interested in competition of ideologies: Chinese ambassador

Chinese Ambassador to the United Kingdom Liu Xiaoming reiterated on Sunday that China is committed to the path of its own choice and will never export its development path, model or values.

China

Xi Jinping: China's growth an opportunity, not a threat to EU

Chinese President Xi Jinping and new European Council President Charles Michel held phone talks, and agreed that strengthening China-EU relations is in the common interests of both sides and the world. 

Huawei to apply open source Harmony in 2020

All Huawei terminal devices, with the exception of mobile phones, tablets and laptops, will come with the Chinese tech company's self-developed Harmony OS next year. 

Hong Kong police calls Sunday protest 'generally peaceful'

The Hong Kong government has called the massive Sunday protest – which had been granted approval earlier – "generally peaceful," emphasizing that no force will be used for an overall peaceful situation like this one.

Giant pandas to be released into wild outside Sichuan for first time

According to CCRCGP, an expert meeting was held in Jiangxi, where it was decided that one or two pandas will be released into the Jiangxi Guanshan National Nature Reserve.

Conservation of Asian elephants in SW China's Yunnan

The Xishuangbanna National Nature Reserve in southwest China has been known for the vibrant biodiversity in its 240,000 hectares of tropical jungles.

Dinosaur footprints found in ancient Chinese imperial resort

Paleontologists announced Friday the discovery of numerous dinosaur footprint fossils dating back to the Jurassic period in the former royal summer resort in north China.

China's female labor force makes the 'she economy' thrive

The topic of women's employment in China has been trending on Weibo. The tag "according to the U.S. Labor Department, China has the most working women in the world" has garnered huge attention.

Beijing 2022 Olympic Games starts global recruitment for volunteers

The Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Olympic Games officially started its global recruitment drive for Games volunteers outside the newly completed Shougang big air venue on Thursday.
 

World

Rapper Juice WRLD dies after medical emergency in Chicago

Rapper Juice WRLD, who launched his career on SoundCloud before becoming a streaming juggernaut and rose to the top of the charts with the Sting-sampled hit “Lucid Dreams,” died early Sunday after a “medical emergency” at Chicago's Midway International Airport.

Devastating market fire kills at least 43 in Indian capital

At least 43 people died on Sunday in a devastating fire at a building in a crowded grains market area in central New Delhi, police said.

France: primed to retaliate with EU over U.S. tariff threat against Paris

The threat of punitive tariffs came after a U.S. government investigation found France's new digital services tax would harm U.S. technology companies, and will intensify a festering trade dispute between Europe and the United States.

Chicago's top cop retiring after turbulent 3-plus years

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson announced Thursday that he's retiring after more than three years as the city's top cop.
 

Las Vegas law makes sleeping on downtown streets illegal

Despite protests about a "war on the poor," Las Vegas officials passed a law Wednesday making it illegal for the homeless to sleep on streets when beds are available at established shelters.
 

UK police ID all 39 Vietnamese victims found in truck

UK police say they have formally identified the 39 people found dead in a container truck in southeastern England and notified their families in the apparent people-smuggling tragedy.

All 39 victims found dead in UK truck were Vietnamese: police

All 39 bodies found in a refrigerated truck outside London last month have now been identified as citizens of Vietnam, British police and Vietnamese officials said on Thursday.

EU cuts economic growth forecast for 2019, 2020

The European Commission said on Thursday that euro area gross domestic product is forecast to expand by 1.1 percent in 2019 and by 1.2 percent in 2020 and 2021.

Politics

U.S.-China cooperation benefits world: Neil Bush

U.S.-China cooperation benefits both sides and the world at large, Neil Bush, son of former U.S. President George H.W. Bush, has said.

EU cuts economic growth forecast for 2019, 2020

The European Commission said on Thursday that euro area gross domestic product is forecast to expand by 1.1 percent in 2019 and by 1.2 percent in 2020 and 2021.

President Xi calls to use Military World Games experience for national rejuvenation

Chinese President Xi Jinping has called on relevant government departments to build on the success of the Military World Games to strive for national rejuvenation.

Xi to visit Greece, attend BRICS summit in Brazil

Chinese President Xi Jinping will pay a state visit to Greece and attend the 11th BRICS summit in Brasilia, the capital city of Brazil, from Nov. 10 to 15.

Premier Li meets with Macron

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met with French President Emmanuel Macron Wednesday in Beijing.

Institution building helps China cope with risks, challenges: Xi

pholding and improving the system of socialism with Chinese characteristics and advancing the modernization of China's system and capacity for governance is a strong guarantee for the country's response to risks and challenges and taking initiatives, according to Xi Jinping.

Vice premier meets HKSAR chief executive

Vice Premier Han Zheng on Wednesday met with Chief Executive of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Carrie Lam.

China to resume imports of beef and pork from Canada

Chinese Foreign Ministry's spokesperson Geng Shuang confirmed at the regular press conference today that China will resume imports of beef and pork from Canada.

Business

CIIE 2019: L’Oreal is committed to sustainable development

The fact that many companies are returning to attend the second edition of the China International Import Expo, or CIIE, reflects how confident those multinationals are for the Chinese market. 

CIIE 2019: A good opportunity to engage with Chinese market and consumers

Global companies are gathering in Shanghai to attend the second China International Import Expo. 

China issues euro-denominated sovereign bonds in Paris

China has just issued 4 billion euro-denominated sovereign bonds in Paris as an important action to support the building of Paris international financial center, said Chinese President Xi Jinping.

South African SMEs actively participate in CIIE

A growing number of small and medium enterprises from South Africa are attending this year's China International Import Expo, hoping to expand their overseas market.

China, New Zealand conclude FTA upgrade talks: MOC

China's Ministry of Commerce (MOC) Monday announced the conclusion of negotiations on upgrading the existing Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between China and New Zealand.

China's CPI expected to edge up in October: report

China's consumer price index. a main gauge of inflation, was forecasted a faster growth in October, according to a recent research report.

China sharing economy market to exceed 9 trln yuan: report

The market size of China's sharing economy is expected to exceed 9 trillion yuan (about 1.28 trillion U.S. dollars) in 2020, according to a consultancy report.

U.S. economy adds 128,000 jobs in October

U.S. employers added 128,000 jobs in October, and the unemployment rate was slightly up to reach 3.6 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday. 

Sports

Belt and Road regatta goes to Thailand

The race, also named the Phuket King's Cup, was postponed in the morning due to unexpected strong winds in the harbor and resumed in the afternoon.

Belt and Road International Regatta to make sail in December

The inaugural Belt and Road International Regatta is set to take place next month in Beihai, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.

China advances to men's top four in Table Tennis Team World Cup

China defeated the United States in the men's quarterfinals and advanced to the top four in the 2019 Table Tennis Team World Cup which continued in Tokyo Thursday.

Yang Yang becomes first Chinese WADA vice president

Former Winter Olympic champion Yang Yang became the first Chinese to be elected as the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) vice president in Poland on Thursday.

Copa Libertadores final moved from Santiago to Lima

South America's soccer body CONMEBOL decided on Tuesday to move the Copa Libertadores final from Santiago to Lima because of a weekslong wave of demonstrations in the Chilean capital.

Lin Dan denies retirement rumors following 1st round exit from BWF Fuzhou China Open

Two-time Olympic champion Lin Dan denied rumors on Wednesday that he would retire soon from competitive badminton despite an early farewell to the BWF Fuzhou China Open held at his home province.

Xhaka stripped of Arsenal captaincy after outburst

Arsenal coach Unai Emery has stripped Granit Xhaka of the club captaincy following his recent outburst against supporters.

Dortmund, Chelsea stage big Champions League comebacks

On a night of big comebacks in the Champions League, Borussia Dortmund came from two goals down to beat Inter Milan 3-2 Tuesday while Chelsea erased a three-goal deficit to draw 4-4 against nine-man Ajax.

Showbiz

Mountaintop action film "Wings Over Everest" out in China on Friday

A new Chinese action-adventure film set in the Himalayas comes out in cinemas in China on Friday.

Drama education highlighted in Beijing

Schools in Beijing have been working hard to enhance drama education.

Golden Rooster statue unveiled at China film festival

The 28th China Golden Rooster and Hundred Flowers Film Festival kicked off on Tuesday in Xiamen, with the unveiling of a golden rooster statue.

A vermilion-themed exhibition underway in Beijing

Vermilion, which has significance in Taoist culture and was often used to paint ceramics in ancient times, has been applied by artist Meng Luding in his latest exhibition.

"Charlie's Angels" performs so-so at the Chinese box office

Sony's reboot of Charlie's Angels starring Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott, and Ella Balinska is now in Chinese theatres.

Piano prodigies perform at the Beijing premiere of "The Legend of 1900"

Two young Chinese pianists performed at the premier of "The Legend of 1900" in Beijing.

Phoebe Waller-Bridge's Emmy-winning show to screen in China

The one-person show "Fleabag" by the Emmy Award-winning writer and actress Phoebe Waller-Bridge will soon be in cinemas across China thanks to the New Live screening program.

Collection of student drama shows celebrates 70th anniversary of PRC's founding

A collection of dramas performed by school children from around China will be staged in Beijing starting November 21.

Live

[Playback] Xi addresses at opening ceremony of 2nd int'l import expo

Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered a keynote speech at the opening ceremony of the second China International Import Expo on Tuesday, putting forward three proposals for economic globalization.

[Playback] 7th Military World Games kicks off in Wuhan

The 7th Military World Games opened in the city of Wuhan in Hubei Province on Friday, October 18, 2019. ​China's President Xi Jinping attended the ceremony and announced the opening of the Games.

[Live Updates] Gala celebrating 70th anniversary of PRC's founding

A National Day gala to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the PRC's founding is held in Beijing today. 

[Playback] National Day gala held in Beijing

A National Day gala to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the PRC's founding was held in Beijing on Tuesday evening.  

[Playback] Celebration for 70th anniversary of PRC held in Beijing

A celebration to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China was were held in Beijing on Tuesday. President Xi Jinping delivered a keynote speech during the celebration and inspected the troops. 

[Playback] President Xi awards national medals and honorary titles

China's President Xi Jinping awarded national medals and honorary titles to outstanding individuals at a ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Sunday. He also delivered a speech at the ceremony.

Playback: Opening ceremony of 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup

The opening ceremony of the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup is taking place at Beijing National Aquatics Center, also known as the Water Cube, on Friday night.

[Playback] Foreign Ministry briefs on President Xi's attendance at G20

China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs holds a news briefing about President Xi Jinping's attendance at the 14th G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, from June 27 to 29.