Huawei CFO wins right to access more documents in extradition fight

Legal team of Huawei's chief financial officer won a court ruling on Tuesday after a B.C. Supreme Court judge asked Canada's attorney general to submit more evidence and documents relating to the arrest of Meng Wanzhou.

China

Myanmar youth reap rewards from China-Myanmar cooperative projects

The China-Myanmar Oil and Gas pipeline serves as an important energy artery for Myanmar.

Guardians of the Belt and Road dedicate prime years in Myanmar

The China-Myanmar Oil and Gas Pipeline is a pioneer project of the Belt and Road Initiative. And it's one that's brought tangible benefits to both countries, and won broad public support.

​Macao martial arts champion shines in fashion world with Chinese style

Allen Choi, a martial arts champion from Macao, has crossed over into the fashion industry with a line of clothing that's finding favor with young people, thanks to its blend of classic Chinese style and pop culture.

​"Dedicate yourself and you will win," says young entrepreneur

Many entrepreneurs are seeking opportunities in China's rapidly-growing health and fitness sector.
Zhuang Zihao or  Howard Chung,  a young man from Macao who runs a popular fitness club in Beijing's Sanlitun district is one of them.

​Perseverance and passion make a difference, young athlete from Macao

Ever since the news broke 20 years ago that China would be hosting the 2008 Summer Olympics, the country's enthusiasm for sports has grown and grown, inspiring many young people to get involved, like Chen Conghang.

Xi Jinping vows unwavering support to Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday expressed "firm support" for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government under Chief Executive Carrie Lam's leadership.

Young girl from Macao becomes social media influencer

Kun Lot U, a media-savvy student at Huaqiao University and has become begun a career as a social media influencer.  

China holds national memorial ceremony for Nanjing Massacre victims

China is holding a national memorial ceremony Friday morning in Nanjing City, east China's Jiangsu Province, to mourn the 300,000 victims of the Nanjing Massacre in 1937. 

World

Saudi Aramco starts trading, gaining 10% and reaching $1.8T

Saudi Arabia's oil company Aramco began trading for the first time on Wednesday, gaining 10% in its first moments on the market in a dramatic debut that pushed its value to $1.88 trillion, higher than any other listed company in the world.

Israel must end deadlock by midnight or hold third vote in a year

After months of political turmoil, Israel and its embattled premier Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday looked headed for a third election within a year unless they can resolve a stalemate before midnight.

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.

Politics

Wang Yi: Consensuses between China, EU far outnumber differences

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi praised China-EU relations, stressing that they are partners rather than competitors, and the consensuses reached between the two sides far outnumber their differences.

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.

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

Inaugural Belt and Road International Regatta concludes in Malaysia

The inaugural Belt and Road International Regatta has wrapped up following the final stage in Malaysia.

Belt and Road Regatta focuses on youth sailing at Singapore stage

The third stage of the Belt and Road International Regatta has wrapped up in Singapore, with a focus on youth sailing competition.

Belt and Road Regatta gets underway in Beihai

The inaugural Belt and Road Regatta Beihai station got underway in the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region city on Friday.

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.

Showbiz

American film Richard Jewell wins mass approval in China

Chinese netizens have commended Richard Jewell as a film worthy of a theater visit. Some even say it is the first film they have given the thumbs-up for in 2020.

Boonie Bears turns human beings into animals

"Boonie Bears: The Wild Life", the seventh film in the Boonie Bears franchise, a household name in China, will expand beyond its production country with a sci-fi spin on the beloved characters.

Detective Chinatown 3 gains 100-million yuan in pre-sale on the Chinese mainland

Detective Chinatown 3, which is due out in cinemas on Jan 25, has set the latest record for the fastest box office pre-sale for a Chinese film.

When Spectators Become Performers

A dozen frequent theatregoers recently took to the stage in a show that touched on themes including diligence, courage, wisdom, self-confidence, innovation, and environmental protection.

Li Xian's new film ‘The Enigma of Arrival' to hit theaters on Valentine's Day

Chinese romance film 'The Enigma of Arrival' is scheduled to open in Chinese cinemas on Valentine's Day next year.

Legends of the Great Wall take to the stage in Beijing

Legends about the Great Wall of China have been brought to life on stage by the China National Theatre for Children.

Star Wars actress Daisy Ridley under fire for denying privileged upbringing

Daisy Ridley, best known for her role in the Star Wars franchise, has been criticized on social media after she compared her upbringing to that of her co-star John Boyega.

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.

Live

[Playback] President Xi addresses Macao's return anniversary

​President Xi Jinping delivered a speech at a gathering to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Macao's return to China and the inauguration of the Macao Special Administrative Region's fifth-term government on Friday.

[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.