Chinese FM to attend UNSC meeting on Korean nuclear issue

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will attend an open ministerial meeting on the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue held by the UN Security Council Friday, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said Thursday.

China

U.S. steel probe violates principles of fair trade: China industry group

China's steel industry group has voiced concern over the U.S. probe on steel imports, saying the move sends a signal of protectionism and is against the principles of fair trade.

Amusing haircut for Welsh dog in China

An attempt to use hand gestures to overcome a language barrier has resulted in an amusing haircut for a Welsh dog in Shenzhen.

Putin looks forward to meeting Xi at B&R forum in May

Russian President Vladimir Putin said that he looks forward to meeting Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Belt and Road Forum on International Cooperation to be held in Beijing next month.

Yiwu denies granting residence permits mainly to foreigners from war-torn areas

Local officials in Yiwu refuted rumors that they had granted temporary residence permits to people mainly from war-torn countries, adding that the permits are open to all foreigners who meet the qualifications. 

New video shows dancing aunties take on road safety

In its latest attempt to stop jaywalking, Beijing has written a pop song and enlisted dancing aunties to promote road safety awareness.

Chinese submersible Jiaolong conducts South China Sea dive

Jiaolong, China's manned submersible, completed a dive Wednesday in the South China Sea.
 

China to spur market vitality via integration of certificates

China will keep integrating business certifications and licenses into one consolidated business license, which is to further reduce institutional costs for market entities and stimulate market vitality as part of the country's business registration reform.
 

5,000-yr-old ruins found at SW China construction site

Archaeologists announced Wednesday Neolithic ruins dating back 4,500 to 5,000 years had been found in southwest China's Sichuan Province.
 

World

India launches Agni III ballistic missile

India on Thursday launched its intermediate range Agni-III ballistic missile from an island off the coast of the eastern state of Odisha, sources said.

U.S. agrees to renegotiate NAFTA with Mexico, Canada

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that his country would not terminate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) but would renegotiate it with Mexico and Canada.

Big blast rocks Damascus' int'l airport

A big explosion rattled the surrounding area of the international airport of the capital Damascus early Thursday morning, eyewitnesses told Xinhua.

Trump administration unveils tax cut principles

The Trump administration on Wednesday unveiled the principles of the long-awaited tax reform plan that will significantly cut income taxes for Americans and corporates, ahead of the administration's first 100 days in office.

White House blasts federal judge for blocking Trump's executive order on sanctuary cities

The White House on Wednesday blasted a federal judge for blocking an executive action ordering cities to comply with federal immigration regulations.

Iraqi forces seize ancient site of Hatra city from IS

Iraqi paramilitary units, known as Hashd Shaabi, on Wednesday retook control of ancient remains of the Hatra city in south of Iraq's northern province of Nineveh after clashes with Islamic State (IS) militants, the paramilitary units said.

Russia ready to mend ties with NATO: top military chief

The relations between Russia and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization are at their lowest level since the end of the Cold War, but Moscow is ready to repair them, the country's military chief said here Wednesday.

Sudan gears up for consultations on establishing new gov't

A Sudanese official announced on Wednesday that consultations related to the establishment of the new government have been finalized and are expected to be formally announced by next week.

Politics

All parties concerned should work together to seek diplomatic solution to DPRK nuke issue: Chinese ambassador

All the parties concerned should work together to seek a peaceful solution to the nuclear issue related to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Chinese Ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai said Wednesday.

Chinese FM to attend UNSC meeting on Korean nuclear issue

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will attend an open ministerial meeting on the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue held by the UN Security Council Friday, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said Thursday.

Chinese FM calls for respect for UN resolution on North Korea

“The latest UN resolution on North Korea should be carried out by all parties comprehensively and wholly,” said Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi.

Xi stresses financial security

President Xi Jinping has called for concrete efforts to maintain China's financial security.

China should unswervingly press ahead with structural reform

China should unswervingly carry forward strategic restructuring of the economy despite its progress, according to a meeting Tuesday.

CPC meeting stresses importance of inspection

A meeting of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party China (CPC) Central Committee said that the Party's inspection work has been greatly invigorated since the 18th CPC National Congress in late 2012.

Hong Kong court grants bail to former chief executive Donald Tsang

Former Chief Executive of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's bail application was granted by the region's High Court on Monday.

China's top legislature convenes bi-monthly session

China's top legislature convened its bi-monthly session on Monday, with legislators scheduled to consider several draft laws, amendments and reports.

Business

Chinese wine now in Tesco

British supermarket Tesco is offering Chinese wine to customers for the first time. The new wine, Chateau Changyu Moser XV Cabernet Sauvignon 2015.

Alibaba acts on vow about 1m US jobs

Jack Ma, chairman of Alibaba is acting to fulfill a promise he made to US President Donald Trump: Get 1 million small and medium-sized US businesses enrolled on his online platforms.

Chinese investment in FinTech hotting-up in Cambridge

A Chinese FinTech investment in Cambridge, has lead to three exciting developments. That's according to specialist publication Business Weekly, who report that Chinese FinTech specialist BBD has big plans for its investment.

WeChat becomes business tool as it tops rival Facebook's daily usage

WeChat, the ubiquitous messaging app, is being used for an ever longer period of time and is growing into a lifestyle choice embedded into daily activities and interactions, a new survey has found.

Nasdaq closes above 6,000 for first time on upbeat earning, data

U.S. stocks closed higher Tuesday on upbeat earnings and economic data, with Nasdaq soaring above 6,000, hitting an all-time high.

Pakistan local government works hard to grow donkey exports to China

​Pakistan is looking to export live donkeys to China, as the gap between the country's huge demand and its decreasing supply has been widening for years.

Australia approves Chow Tai Fook's Alinta deal

Hong Kong conglomerate Chow Tai Fook, which is best known for its jewelry stores, has won Australian regulatory approval to acquire gas and electricity provider Alinta Energy.

Chevron announces sale of Bangladeshi gas fields to Chinese investors

Chevron Corporation has announced the conditional sale of its gas fields in Bangladesh to Chinese investors.

Sports

China's Ding shocks O'Sullivan to reach semifinals at snooker worlds

China's world number four Ding Junhui shocked five-time champion Ronnie O'Sullivan 13-10 to reach the semifinals of the World Snooker Championship here on Wednesday. 
 

China took women's 4X100m bronze at IAAF World Relays

China collected the second bronze medal at the 2017 IAAF World Relays in Nassau, Bahamas on Sunday as their women's 4X100m team clocked a season best of 43.11 seconds.
 

Amateur Liu makes history with Shuangshan victory on China LPGA Tour

Liu Wenbo made history on Saturday when the 16-year-old Chinese amateur won the Zhangjiagang Shuangshan Challenge to become the youngest winner on the China LPGA Tour.
 

Beijing Ducks parts ways with Marbury over role disagreement

The Beijing Ducks has announced Stephon Marbury's departure, ending the 40-year-old point guard's career in the Chinese capital, which lasted for six years.

First ever FIA WEC victory for Chinese team

The Jota-Run Jackie Chan DC Racing ORECA-Gibson group took the lead and made history as the first-ever Chinese team to win a FIA WEC Race at Silverstone Circuit. Ho-Pin Tung also was the first-ever Chinese driver to win.

E-sports included in 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou

E-sports or electronic sports is a form of competition carried out on electronic systems. and it has been included as an official project in the 19th Asian Games to take place in Hangzhou in 2022. 

Japan rings alarm with Asian champs success: Chinese table tennis boss

China's boss of table tennis Liu Guoliang said Sunday that it's not a bad thing to suffer a big blow from arch-rival Japan more than three years ahead of the Tokyo Olympic Games.

Over 21,000 runners compete in 2017 Beijing International Running Festival

Over 21,000 people from 12 countries joined the Beijing International Running Festival, which was held on Sunday in the heart of the Chinese capital.

Showbiz

Carman Lee linked with the cemetery again in her new movie

Hong Kong actress Carman Lee recently returned to the big screen with a new movie "Butterfly Cemetery".

Animation "Monkey King", "Song of the Sea" winners at China festival

3D adventure "Monkey King: Hero is Back" won the gold prize for animated film at the China International Cartoon and Animation Festival.

UK stunned by Chinese BGT performance

Two Chinese acrobats have been hailed as being 'bloody amazing' after their appearance on British TV over the weekend.

Netflix strikes licensing deal with China's leading streaming platform

Global streaming giant Netflix has signed its first licensing deal with iQIYI.

Dance drama "Sissi" to open Meet in Beijing Arts Festival

Austrian dance drama "Sissi" is set to open this year's Meet in Beijing Arts Festival on Thursday.

Italian actress Maria Grazia Cucinotta: a fan of Chinese pop drama

Boasting an impressive list of screen credits in her native Italy, actress Maria Grazia Cucinotta is probably most famous on the world stage for her role as a ruthless assassin in the film "The World Is Not Enough."

Weibo, Billboard, Nielsen launch music chart product together

A real-time music chart co-produced by three heavyweights - Weibo, Billboard, and Nielsen - was released on Monday.

Beijing Film Festival closes, bestowing "Luka" Best Film

The 7th Beijing International Film Festival closed on Sunday, with winners of 10 Tiantan Awards released.

Live

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

China's first cargo spacecraft has begun to refuel the Tiangong-2 space lab in orbit. Chinaplus.cri.cn will bring you a live broadcast of the refueling process starting at 7pm, Beijing time, on Thursday, April 27th.

[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. 

[Playback] Chinese premier gives press conference

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang held his annual press conference in Beijing on Wednesday, taking questions from Chinese and foreign journalists. The event is an annual affair for the Chinese head of government.

[Playback] China's top political advisory body concludes annual session

The 12th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), China's top political advisory body, held a closing meeting of its annual session in Beijing on Monday.

[Playback] NPC holds 2nd plenary meeting of annual session

Zhang Dejiang, chairman of the NPC Standing Committee, delivered the committee's work report at the second plenary meeting of the NPC annual session in Beijing on Wednesday.

[Playback] Chinese foreign minister briefs the press

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi gave a press conference in Beijing on the sidelines of the annual meeting of the National People's Congress (NPC), China's top legislature, on Wednesday.