President Xi congratulates 9th Beijing Xiangshan Forum

Chinese President Xi Jinping extended a congratulatory message to the 9th Beijing Xiangshan Forum that opened Monday.

China

Media industry embracing new technologies

5G, big data and AI are reshaping the landscape of traditional media, and the industry is adapting to the rapid changes brought by the new technologies.

68 arrested for wearing masks at unauthorized assemblies in HK

Hong Kong police said on Monday that they had arrested 68 people between Friday and Sunday suspected of participating in or wearing face masks at unauthorized assemblies.

Xi sends congratulatory letter to 83rd IEC General Meeting

President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory letter to the 83rd general meeting of International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), for which, an opening ceremony was held Monday in Shanghai.

9th Xiangshan forum formally opens in Beijing

The opening ceremony of the 9th Beijing Xiangshan Forum was held at the Beijing International Convention Center Monday.

13-year-old steals car, drives to school

A 13-year-old boy has been busted after he stole a car and drove it to school in Chongqing.

Missing Chinese tourist confirmed dead in New Zealand's national park

A body found in the Tongariro National Park in New Zealand was confirmed to be the Chinese tourist who had gone missing during the weekend, said New Zealand police on Monday.

Digital economy generates new growth beyond GDP: economists

Economists and tech experts say the digital economy has brought unprecedented new growth opportunities for China.

China ranks second globally in internet development: report

China ranks second globally in the development of the internet, trailing only the United States, said a report released Sunday.

World

'America is running away': Syrian withdrawal turns chaotic

The crowd hurled potatoes that thudded on the sides of the hulking U.S. armored vehicles. "What happened to Americans?" one man shouted in English up at the sole U.S. soldier visible on the back of a vehicle. The soldier stared silently straight ahead, away from the show of fury.

NASA wants international partners to go to Moon too

As it looks to return to the Moon, NASA is open to the idea of international participation, which could mean a non-American setting foot on Earth's natural satellite for the first time in history, global space chiefs said Monday.

Mexico to probe officials over failed arrest of El Chapo's son

Mexico's top prosecutor said Monday his office will investigate all those involved -- including government officials -- in a failed operation to arrest a son of jailed drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.

Online ordering boom gives rise to virtual restaurants

Frato's Pizza looks like a typical family restaurant, with its black-and-white checkered floor and red chairs. But in the kitchen, the cooks are whipping up dishes for four other restaurants at the same time.
 

Drug companies reach settlement ahead of landmark US opioids trial

Three leading American drug distributors and an Israeli drugmaker blamed for a deadly US opioid epidemic settled a bellwether civil lawsuit with two Ohio counties Monday, just hours before they were to go on trial, a federal judge announced.

Boeing's 737 MAX crisis deepens, hitting shares

The pressure was mounting Monday on Boeing as newly-surfaced documents deepened doubts about the company's ability to return a top-selling jet to service soon and amplified calls for a leadership shakeup.

Trump says 'phase 1' China trade pact on track for November

US President Donald Trump on Monday said progress in developing the text of a partial trade pact with China means he will likely be able to sign it next month.

Prince Harry admits he and Prince William 'on different paths'

Britain's Prince Harry said he and his brother Prince William were on "different paths" and admitted occasional tension in their relationship.

Politics

China, Pacific island countries hold 3rd economic forum

The third China-Pacific Island Countries Economic Development and Cooperation Forum was launched Monday in Apia, the capital city of Samoa.

Xi encourages sci-tech experts to further serve rural revitalization

Chinese President Xi Jinping recently made important instructions on the 20th anniversary of the system of sending sci-tech experts to rural areas.

Xi sends congratulatory letter to China-Pacific island countries forum

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday sent a congratulatory letter to the 3rd China-Pacific Island Countries Economic Development and Cooperation Forum held in Samoa's capital city of Apia.

President Xi congratulates 9th Beijing Xiangshan Forum

Chinese President Xi Jinping extended a congratulatory message to the 9th Beijing Xiangshan Forum that opened Monday.

HK to offer all necessary assistance for Taiwan to receive self-surrendered homicide suspect

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government said Sunday that it hopes Taiwan will receive the self-surrendered suspect of a homicide case and it will offer all necessary assistance within its legal limits.

Hong Kong police need to use appropriate force in response to violence: Lam

Chief Executive of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Carrie Lam said on Saturday that she thinks the use of force by Hong Kong police in recent incidents is appropriate in response to rioters' violence.

Xi meets PLA delegates, senior officers in Hubei

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday met with delegates to the first Party congress of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Joint Logistic Support Force and senior officers stationed in central China's Hubei Province, respectively.

Xi sends congratulatory letter to first Qingdao Multinationals Summit

Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory letter to the first Qingdao Multinationals Summit that opened Saturday in Qingdao in east China's Shandong Province.

Business

First Multinationals Summit Concludes in Qingdao

The inaugural Qingdao Multinationals Summit has wrapped up in east China's coastal city of Qingdao.

China's home prices remain stable in September

Home prices in 70 major Chinese cities remained generally stable with a slight pickup in large cities in September, official data showed Monday.

China's 'unicorn' startups exceed US number for first time

China now has more privately-held start-ups valued by investors at over $1 billion than the US, a report said Monday.

U.S. tariffs on EU products over aircraft subsidy dispute take effect

​Additional U.S. tariffs on a wide range of goods from the European Union (EU) after World Trade Organization (WTO) ruling on aircraft subsidies took effect on Friday, a move likely to fuel trade tensions between the two sides.

China's industrial output up 5.6 pct in first three quarters

China's value-added industrial output, an important economic indicator, expanded 5.6 percent year on year in the first three quarters, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Friday.

China's GDP grows 6.2 pct in first three quarters

China's gross domestic product (GDP) expanded 6.2 percent year-on-year in the first three quarters of 2019 to about 69.78 trillion yuan (about 9.87 trillion U.S. dollars).

Premier Li calls for healthy and stable China-U.S. relations

The healthy and stable bilateral relations between China and the U.S. are beneficial to both sides as well as the world, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said while meeting with a U.S. business delegation on Thursday.

China's FDI inflow rises 6.5 pct in Jan.-Sept.

Foreign direct investment (FDI) into the Chinese mainland expanded 6.5 percent year on year to 683.21 billion yuan in the first three quarters of the year, an official with the Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said Thursday.

Sports

NBA star rookie Williamson out up to 8 weeks after knee surgery

New Orleans Pelicans rookie forward sensation Zion Williamson will be sidelined up to two months after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his right knee on Monday just as a new NBA season is about to begin. 

Logo for Paris 2024 Olympics and Paralympics unveiled

The logo for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics was unveiled in Paris on Monday.

China sets 5 records in swimming at Military World Games

Five tournament records were broken as the host swimmers continued gold sweep, adding seven more on the third day at the World Military Games in Wuhan on Monday.

Liverpool drops first points in 1-1 draw at Man United

While holding on to inflict Liverpool's first loss of the season was beyond this patched-up United squad, a 1-1 draw still ended the Premier League leader's perfect start on Sunday.

Roundup: China dominates in pool and water in Day 2 at military games

Host China had the second fruitful day at the 7th Military World Games, bagging a total of 14 golds, with six from swimming events here on Sunday.

China wins gold from 25m rapid fire pistol team at military games

China won tournament's first gold at 7th Military World Games from 25 meters military rapid fire pistol men's team event, beating Russia and DPR Korea to top the podium on Saturday.

President Xi announces opening of 7th CISM Military World Games

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday evening announced the opening of the 7th International Military Sports Council (CISM) Military World Games in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province.

Olympic marathons set to move out of Tokyo to cooler north

Amid concern about the expected searing heat in Tokyo, the IOC wants to move the 2020 Olympic marathons 800 kilometers (500 miles) north to find cooler and safer race conditions.

Showbiz

83-year old conductor gives no-intermission 2-hour show in Beijing

A symphony recently staged in Beijing has altered the tragic end of 'The Damnation of Faust.'

Jennifer Lawrence marries art dealer Cooke Maroney

Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence got married over the weekend in Rhode Island during a ceremony and reception studded with Hollywood stars.

'Maleficent: Mistress of Evil' claims No. 1 over 'Joker'

The Walt Disney Co.'s "Maleficent: Mistress of Evil" knocked "Joker" out of the No. 1 spot at the box office, but just barely.

International playwright is a loyal fan of Chinese director

"Angel's Bone" is a new work of opera that is coming to the stage in Beijing.

Maestro David Stern in Beijing to lead in opera Serse

Maestro David Stern is returning to China, bringing with him his Baroque opera "Serse", which will be performed in China for the first time on Thursday night.

Will Smith battles himself in Ang Lee's "Gemini Man"

The renowned director Ang Lee has made one of his boldest films yet: "Gemini Man" is a sci-fi action thriller that pits 51-year-old Will Smith against a 23-year-old clone of himself.

4K-Version of classic film marks PRC founding anniversary

The 4K version of "The Birth of New China," screened as the Chinese entry for Best Foreign Language Film at the 62nd Academy Awards, will hit Chinese cinemas on Friday 

New "Terminator" film set for November release in China

​"Terminator: Dark Fate," the sixth installment in the "Terminator" franchise, will hit Chinese mainland big screens on Nov. 1.

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[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. 

[Playback] Foreign Ministry briefs on Xi's visit to Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan

China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs holds a news briefing June 10th on President Xi Jinping's upcoming visit to Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan.