Xi stresses socialism with Chinese characteristics in new era

The Communist Party of China (CPC) convened its 19th National Congress in Beijing on Wednesday. General Secretary of the CPC Central Committee, Xi Jinping, delivered a report, stressing socialism with Chinese characteristics in the new era.

China

440 senior officials investigated for corruption

Disciplinary authorities have investigated 440 officials at or above provincial or corps level for corruption over the past five years as the Communist Party of China (CPC) pledges sweeping victory over the threat to the Party, an official said Thursday.

Traditional medical tours to China gain global popularity

A group of Norwegian patients with eye problems are receiving Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) treatment at an eye hospital in Beijing as part of a medical tour package.

Foreign reporters impressed with a trip to Tianjin

​As part of the CPC National Congress, organizers of the political event have invited a group of foreign reporters on a one-day trip to Tianjin to get a first-hand look at some of the latest developments in the Tianjin-Beijing-Hebei region.

China sees growing "Panda bond" issuance: central bank

China's "Panda bond" market has seen significant growth with more foreign issuers and a bigger issuance, as the country opens up its onshore bond market, according to a central bank report.

Foreign journalists and diplomats discuss 19th CPC National Congress

Following Wedensday's opening session of the 19th National Congress of the CPC, foreign journalists and diplomats have been sharing their views on China's future and the country's influence on the rest of the world,especially in the economic field.

Chinese doctor handles two in-flight medical emergencies on US trip

A Chinese doctor on board a United Airlines flight is being hailed as a hero after saving the life of a passenger who possibly suffered a stroke mid-flight, reports the Beijing Youth Daily.

New sea tunnel to link Shenzhen with nearby city

A sea tunnel linking south China's Shenzhen and Zhongshan will be completed by 2024, the Guangdong provincial transportation group said Wednesday.

Private universities increasingly important in China: report

China had 417 private undergraduate universities as of May 2016, accounting for more than 30 percent of all undergraduate universities, according to a report released by the Ministry of Education.
 

World

Football Manager inspires Chinese fan's trip to Runcorn

A Chinese fan has travelled 6,000 miles after a Football Manager game inspired him to follow a ninth-tier British football team.

Deadliest California wildfires displace 22,000 people

The deadliest California wildfires have rendered 22,000 people homeless since they broke out 10 days ago, despite major progress in bringing the statewide blazes under full control.

Manhunt underway after 3 killed, 2 wounded in U.S. Maryland shooting

A manhunt was underway Wednesday for a gunman who killed three people and critically wounded two others at a granite business in U.S. state of Maryland, authorities said.
 

Trump's wealth down 600 mln USD, drops 92 spots on Forbes list

​U.S. President Donald Trump's net worth has slid by 600 million U.S. dollars to 3.1 billion dollars, the Forbes list of the 400 richest Americans showed Tuesday.

Yorkshire hotel aims to be 'most China friendly'

An hotel in the historic city of York has set-out plans to become the most 'China friendly' in the North of the UK.

China leads mobile internet usage - UK lags behind

New research has shown that China is a world leader when it comes to the mobile internet.

One killed, two injured in stabbing incident in London

​London Ambulance Service said Monday that a man was killed and two other men injured following a stabbing incident outside Parsons Green tube station in southwest London. 

EU adopts total ban on investment in DPRK

The EU on Monday adopted a total ban on EU investment in the DPRK, in a bid to ratchet up economic pressure on the Northeast Asia country over its ongoing nuclear and ballistic missile program.

Politics

Xi's new era thought created

The Chinese Communists mainly represented by Xi Jinping have created Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, leading Party officials said Wednesday.

In 19th CPC Congress report, Xi stresses socialism with Chinese characteristics in new era

The Communist Party of China (CPC) convened its 19th National Congress in Beijing on Wednesday. General Secretary of the CPC Central Committee, Xi Jinping, delivered a report, reviewing the progress China has made over the past five years. 

Cuban Communist Party leader confident in success of CPC congress

The 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) will be "a major success," said a senior member of the Communist Party of Cuba.
 

President Xi encourages graduates of China-championed institute to be leaders

Chinese President Xi Jinping has encouraged graduates of the Institute of South-South Cooperation and Development at the prestigious Peking University to be leaders of reform and development in their own countries.
 

Xi calls for "putting quality first" in economic development

Xi Jinping on Wednesday called for putting quality first and giving priority to performance in the country's economic development.

China's GDP rises from 54 trillion to 80 trillion yuan over five years: Xi

Xi Jinping said Wednesday that China's GDP rose from 54 trillion to 80 trillion yuan (about 12.1 trillion U.S. dollars) over the past five years.

Xi delivers report to CPC congress, stressing socialism with Chinese characteristics in new era

Xi Jinping called on all members of the Communist Party of China (CPC) to "secure a decisive victory in building a moderately prosperous society in all respects and strive for the great success of socialism with Chinese characteristics for a new era."

Xi offers condolences over deadly terrorist bombing in Somalia

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday sent condolences to his Somali counterpart, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, over the deadly truck bombing in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu.

Business

New Jaguar is just for China

The Jaguar XEL has extra room in the back - and you'll only be able to buy it in China.

China's GDP grows 6.8 pct in Q3, expands 6.9 pct in first 3 quarters

China's GDP rose 6.8 percent year on year in the third quarter of 2017, compared with 6.9 percent in the second quarter, the National Bureau of Statistics data showed Thursday.

Chinese online small consumer credit provider Qudian debuts on NYSE

​Chinese online small consumer credit provider Qudian Inc. made its debut on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Wednesday, trading under the ticker symbol of "QD".

China's leading robot maker opens 2-bln-yuan industrial park

Siasun Robot and Automation Co., Ltd., China's leading robot manufacturer, on Wednesday opened an industrial park in Shenyang, capital of northeast China's Liaoning Province.

Chinese bike-sharing company Mobike enters ROK market

Chinese bike-sharing company Mobike announced Wednesday it had entered the market in the Republic of Korea (ROK).

Alibaba's delivery arm opens smart warehouses for shopping bonanza

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba's delivery arm Cainiao Network on Tuesday unveiled a flagship automated warehouse in Huiyang District in south China's Guangdong Province.

ZTE launches innovative dual-screen foldable smartphone in U.S.

Leading Chinese mobile devices provider ZTE launched a dual-screen foldable smartphone in the United States on Tuesday, marking another milestone for the company as it seeks market expansion overseas.

China not to change policy of utilizing foreign investment: spokesperson

China's policy of foreign investment utilization will remain unchanged, a spokesperson for the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China said Tuesday.

Sports

Urawa Red Diamonds beats Shanghai SIPG 1-0 in AFC Champions League

Urawa Red Diamonds advanced to the final of this year's AFC Champions League after beating Shanghai SIPG 1-0 here in the second leg of their semifinals on Wednesday.

Cleveland Cavaliers to honor Irving with video tribute

The Cleveland Cavaliers is going to honor ​Kyrie Irving with video tribute when the star point guard returns to Cleveland in the season opener with Boston Celtics.

10,000 runners compete in Guang'an "Redrun" Marathon

A total of 10,000 runners competed in Guang'an "Redrun" Marathon, which was held in Deng Xiaoping's hometown on Sunday.

Federer beats Nadal to win Shanghai Masters title

Roger Federer extended his winning streak over Rafael Nadal this year to four matches after beating the top-ranked Spaniard 6-4, 6-3 to win the Shanghai Masters on Sunday.

Nadal to meet Federer in Shanghai Masters final

Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer will face each other in today's final, after Nadal got past Marin Cilic, while Federer dispatched Juan Martin Del Potro.

Sharapova into last eight at Tianjin Open

Former world number one Maria Sharapova has knocked out Poland's Magda Linette to enter the quarter-finals of the Tianjin Open on Thursday.

Female fighter takes home China's first gold at World MMA Championships

Lin Heqin became an instant sensation when she made history by becoming the first Chinese fighter to claim gold at the World MMA Championships, a prestigious nation versus nation combat event. 

Lippi to inject new blood into Chinese football team

It's reported that Marcello Lippi, head coach of the Chinese National Football Team, has begun reforming the national squad. The team is expected to be injected with some new blood, with several new faces in training.

Showbiz

Movie Butterfly Cemetery to hit theatres on Oct 20

A movie adaptation of Cai Jun's novel "Butterfly Cemetery" will hit theatres on Friday.

U.K. singers to perform Chinese singer Li Jian's Lake Baikal in Beijing

A famed British vocal sextet, "The King's Singers," is set to perform in Beijing this Wednesday evening (Oct 18).

Movie by five BRICS countries' directors hits theatres Oct 19

​A film jointly made by five directors from five BRICS countries will be screened nationwide in China this Thursday.

China's top symphony orchestras join an Orchestral Marathon

Ever heard of an Orchestral Marathon? It's a great way to give audience members an unusual experience of music appreciation but also test their endurance.

QQ Video Channel to deliver Swimmer Drama Series 'Take Your Mark'

​A new drama surrounding swimming that targets the post-90's generation will premiere on the QQ video channel on October 17, 2017.

Chinese idiom drama for kids coming to Beijing stage

A drama interpreting three Chinese idioms will soon be taking to the stage at the China National Theater for Children in Beijing.

Film Shibadong Village to screen this Friday

A film centered on how poverty alleviation has been achieved in this village will hit theatres around China this Friday.

30-day feast of the arts to be showcased in Shanghai

The forthcoming 19th China Shanghai International Arts Festival is set to showcase a month-long feast of the arts.

Live

19th CPC National Congress opens in Beijing

The 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) is scheduled to open at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. China Plus will bring you live coverage of the event starting at 8:50 a.m., Wednesday.

[Playback] CPC National Congress spokesperson addresses the media

A spokesperson for the 19th CPC National Congress has addressed the news media at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.

Live updates: Press conference at BRICS Xiamen Summit

Chinese President Xi Jinping holds a press conference at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday to summarize the outcomes of the BRICS Xiamen Summit. China Plus brings you a live broadcast of the event.

[Playback] Dialogue of Emerging Market and Developing Countries

The Dialogue of Emerging Market and Developing Countries was held during the BRICS Xiamen Summit on September 5.

[Playback] President Xi holds press conference at BRICS Xiamen Summit

Chinese President Xi Jinping held a press conference on Tuesday to summarize the outcomes of the BRICS Xiamen Summit.

[Playback] Plenary session of BRICS Xiamen Summit

The Plenary Session of BRICS Xiamen Summit was held in Xiamen, Fujian Province, on Monday. Chinese President Xi Jinping addressed the meeting.

Live updates: Opening ceremony of BRICS Business Forum

The opening ceremony of the BRICS Business Forum is held on September 3, 2017 in the coastal resort of Xiamen. Chinaplus.cri.cn brings you live updates with texts and photos.

[Playback] Opening ceremony of BRICS Business Forum held

The opening ceremony of the BRICS Business Forum was held at Xiamen International Conference Center in east China's Fujian Province on September 3, 2017.