China completes construction of first Hualong One nuclear project

China successfully installed the containment dome for its first demonstration nuclear power project using Hualong One technology, a domestically developed third-generation reactor design, in east China's Fujian Province on Thursday.

China

China changes student enrollment policies for army

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) will no longer recruit senior high school graduates and college students for reserve officers, the Ministry of National Defence (MOD) said Friday.

Video: Tibetan antelopes migrate 400 km to give birth

Every year from late April to June, thousands of female Tibetan antelopes migrate to Zonag Lake in Hoh Xil National Reserve in Qinghai province to give birth as a group of mothers.

Data expo opens in southwest China

An expo centering on big data opened Friday in southwest China's Guizhou Province.

CPEC's major energy plant inaugurates to benefit 10 mln locals

The first generate unit of the Sahiwal power plant inaugurated on Thursday, marking that the first major power plant under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) start to generate electricity for Pakistani people and will meet power demand of 10 million locals.

West Lake sets up bridge for wild Mandarin duck squabs

These days, a small bridge has been set up over a lotus pond in Gushan Mountain, which is behind Hangzhou's well-known tourist attraction the West Lake, reports thepaper.cn.

Chinese smartphones now the best-selling in the world

Smartphones from Chinese companies now outsell those made in other countries, according to the latest data.

Extreme Sailing Series Helps Qingdao Grab World Attention

The Extreme Sailing Series is one of the premier events of its kind. This year, it's taken the city of Qingdao by storm.

Illustrated picture collections exhibited for Children's Day

100 classic pictures chosen from popular, illustrated children's books are now being showcased in an exhibition at local libraries in Beijing.

World

Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner under FBI investigation: Media

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has put Jared Kushner, U.S. President Donald Trump's son-in-law, on the list of its targets under scrutiny regarding alleged collusion with Russia, U.S. media reported Thursday.

Man arrested for starting fire on Japan's Shinkansen bullet train

An elderly man was arrested by police on suspicion of setting fire on a Shinkansen bullet train in Okayama, western Japan, local police and the train's operator said on Friday.

How far can the peace process go in Myanmar?

A top official of the Myanmar government's Peace Commission has met with representatives from the 7 major armed ethnic groups from the North on the sidelines of the ongoing second session of the 21st Century Panglong Peace Conference in the capital, Nay Pyi Taw. 

White House promises investigation after leaks over Manchester bombing

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday promised to probe into leaks of Manchester bombing investigation leads that have upsetted the United Kingdom.

​Former Greek PM Loukas Papademos lightly injured in booby trapped envelope blast

Former Greek Prime Minister Loukas Papademos was slightly injured on Thursday after the explosion of a booby trapped envelope inside his car in central Athens, according to the latest report on Greek national news agency AMNA.

7th person linked to Manchester attack detained by police

A man in connection with the Manchester bombing attack has been arrested, according to a police statement released on late Wednesday.

​Fifth man arrested in hunt for plotters behind Manchester attack

A fifth man was arrested on Wednesday by police hunting the network behind the Manchester Arena bombing which left 22 dead. 

Armed soldiers deployed, 3 more arrests made after Manchester attack

Police in Manchester announced that three men had been arrested in the city as part of their inquiries into the Monday suicide bombing at the Manchester Arena which left 22 people dead. 

Politics

Chinese media should be innovators: publicity chief

Chinese media should be innovators in news coverage and dissemination, the publicity chief of the Communist Party of China (CPC) said Thursday.

China protests U.S. warship entering South China Sea

China on Thursday voiced strong protest against a U.S. Navy warship passing close to the Mischief Reef in the South China Sea.

Xi hails late Chinese geophysicist Huang Danian, stresses patriotism

President Xi Jinping has asked society to learn from renowned geophysicist Huang Danian, who made outstanding contributions in education and scientific research.

Resisting reunification by force to get Taiwan nowhere: mainland spokesperson

A Chinese mainland spokesperson warned Thursday that the Taiwan administration's attempt to resist reunification by the use of force will get the island nowhere.

CPC expels official for faking resume, bribery

Lu Enguang, a former ministerial-level official of the Ministry of Justice, was expelled from the Communist Party of China (CPC) and dismissed from public office for faking personal documents, buying official positions and bribery.

Chinese premier calls for better relations with Germany via upcoming visit

​Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday met with German Vice Chancellor and Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, pledging to further advance bilateral ties.

​Xi eyes China-Germany people-to-people exchanges to advance bilateral ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping said Wednesday that he hoped China-Germany people-to-people exchanges would advance bilateral ties and China-Europe relations.

2 killed, 4 injured in Jakarta's bus station suicide bombing

Some people could have been killed as bombs exploded in Indonesia's capital Jakarta on Wednesday evening, local TV One reported. 

Business

Chinese bank again world's largest public company: Forbes

​The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), the country's largest lender by market value, has again become the world's largest public company, according to the 2017 Global 2000 ranking released by Forbes on Wednesday.

China mulls adding "counter-cyclical factor" to yuan-dollar pricing

Chinese authorities are considering introducing a "counter-cyclical factor" to the pricing mechanism of yuan's central parity rate against the U.S. dollar, according to the China Foreign Exchange Trade System on Friday. 

Chinese expected to make 80 mln trips during coming holiday

​Official data shows about 80 million Chinese are expected to travel over the upcoming Dragon Boat Festival holiday.

China's "Uber for trucks" to begin freight train trucking services

Truck Alliance, a Chinese company providing a Uber-type service for trucks, partnered with a leading railway logistics firm on Thursday to enable freight train trucking operations.

China launches big data engineering lab for government management

​China's first big data engineering laboratory newly launched in Guizhou Province is expected to help improve government management efficiency.

Chinese company buys world's largest gay social network app

A Chinese company has announced plans to hold a 100% stake in Grindr, the world's largest gay social network app.

Trade deficit with China not related to US job decline: MOC

The United States' trade deficit with China is not directly related to the decline in U.S. manufacturing jobs, according to a research report released by the Ministry of Commerce (MOC) Thursday.

China seeks balanced trade, investment with US: MOC

China is willing to work with the United States to realize balanced development of trade and investment, a research report by the Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said Thursday.

Sports

Lang Ping named president of Chinese Volleyball Academy

Chinese volleyball legend Lang Ping has been appointed as the president of the Chinese Volleyball Academy, the Chinese Volleyball Association (CVA) said on Thursday.

​China to introduce strongest policy to curb splashy spending on players

​China is going to bring down the soaring transfer spendings, especially on foreign players, to support the development of local young talents, as the Chinese Football Association (CFA) announced the strongest policy on Wednesday.

Chinese Super League secures $145m sponsorship deal

Ping An Insurance will continue to be a major sponsor of the Chinese Super League, announcing a new 1 billion yuan ($145 million) five-year deal for the naming rights.

China will bid for World Cup: FIFA official

China will host the World Cup at some point in the future, as this eventuality has already been included in the country's national plan for soccer reform.

Jenny Lang Ping named vice president of Chinese Volleyball Association

Chinese volleyball legend Jenny Lang Ping will serve as vice president of the Chinese Volleyball Association (CVA), a senior official confirmed on Thursday.

Olympic badminton superstar Lin demands unpaid salary

Chinese badminton superstar Lin Dan, a two-time Olympic champion, has accused his Super League club of failing to pay him and six others for the 2016-17 season.

Chinese investors take over another English football club

The brother and sister duo of Dai Yongge and Dai Xiulu have finally managed to get their hands on an English football club.

Football player apologizes for ‘slant eyes’ gesture

Argentinian football player Ezequiel Lavezzi apologized via Sina Weibo on Sunday for his "slant eyes" photo which had attracted widespread criticism for being racist on Chinese social media since it was posted on twitter on Friday.

Showbiz

East meets West as Doctor Who goes to China

Doctor Who fans in China will be able to watch Steven Moffat's full 10-series run, and upcoming seasons, for the first time following a new deal with the BBC.

Taiwan television host Kevin Tsai shoots film as a gift to fans

DIDI'S Dreams, a movie directed by Taiwan television host and actor Kevin Tsai, has recently premiered in Beijing.

A Chinese movie adapted from Japanese novel to hit theatres soon

A popular young actor has been made-up as a motorist for a movie promotion.

Chinese movie "Walking Past the Future" hailed at Cannes Film Festival

Chinese director Li Ruijun's "Walking Past the Future" film, selected in the "Un Certain Regard" (In some perspective) section of the 70th Cannes Film Festival, drew wide audience's appreciation during its screening Saturday

Latest Jiang Guoquan horror movie about to hit screens

​There's excitement ahead of the release of a new horror film from the award winning director Jiang Guoquan.

China's "Blair Witch Project" to premier in Cannes

Though no Chinese films are on the competition at this year's Cannes festival, Chinese film makers are still representing in southern France.

Indian comedy "Dangal" tops Chinese box office

The Indian comedy "Dangal" rocketed to top spot in China with box office sales of 330 million yuan (about 48 million U.S. dollars) in the week ending May 14.

China-France Film Festival opened by 'Finding Mr. Right II'

The 7th China-France Film Festival on Monday opened on Champs Elysees.

Live

Experts call for better understanding of Early Childhood Education

Early childhood education has become a heated topic in China in recent years. An increasing number of parents opt tohave their kids start their education at an early age. However, as CRI's Lu Sirui reports, many need to differentiate early childhood development from pre-school education.

[Playback] Press conference of B&R Forum held in Beijing

The press conference of the Belt & Road Forum for International Cooperation was held in Beijing on May 15, 2017. Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered a speech at the press conference.

[Playback] Leaders' Round-table Summit of BRF held in Beijing

The Leaders' Round-table First Phase Summit of the B&R Forum for International Cooperation was held in Beijing at 10 a.m. on May 15, 2017. 

[Playback] Belt & Road Forum opens in Beijing

The Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation opened in Beijing on May 14, 2017. Chinese President Xi Jinping, Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli and world leaders addressed the meetings.

[Playback] China's cargo spacecraft refuels space lab in orbit

China's first cargo spacecraft has refueled the Tiangong-2 space lab in orbit for the first time.

[Playback] China's first cargo spacecraft docks with Tiangong-2 space lab

China's first cargo spacecraft Tianzhou-1 successfully docked with the Tiangong-2 space lab for the first time on Saturday. 

[Playback] China's first cargo spacecraft launched

China's first cargo spacecraft, the Tianzhou-1, was launched on Thursday from the Wenchang Space Launch Center in southern China's Hainan Province.

[Playback] Chinese vice premier speaks at Boao Forum for Asia 2017

Chinese vice Premier Zhang Gaoli attended and delivered keynote a speech at the opening ceremony of the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) Annual Conference 2017 in China's southern island province of Hainan on Saturday.