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Mainland spokesperson warns Taiwan against Olympics "referendum"

A Chinese mainland spokesperson on Wednesday warned Taiwan against holding a so-called "referendum on a proper name" it would use at the Olympics, saying it would only undermine the interests of the people on the island.

Authorities to crackdown on serious offenders in hospital disputes

New rules for punishing perpetrators of serious assaults or property damage following hospital disputes have been agreed by 28 government departments in China.

Brilliance Auto, Renault sign agreement to accelerate growth of LCVs in China

French carmaker Renault, Brilliance China Automotive Holdings and the municipal government of China's Shenyang have signed an agreement to accelerate the growth of light commercial vehicles (LCVs) in the Chinese market.

China eyes closer trade relations with Canada

China will continue to advance the construction of a China-Canada free trade area (FTA) and deepen trade cooperation with Canada, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Wednesday.
 

President Xi meets Russian presidential administration chief

Chinese President Xi Jinping here on Wednesday met with Anton Vaino, head of the Administration of the President of the Russian Federation.
 

Huawei unveils new flagship Mate 20 handsets

Huawei has unveiled two new models of its flagship Mate 20 series smartphone on Tuesday at a launch in London, the Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro.

Annual output value of China's nuclear technology exceeds 300 bln yuan

​The annual output value of China's civil nuclear technology application has exceeded 300 billion yuan (around 43 billion U.S. dollars).
 

Harrow Beijing announces new football initiative

Harrow Beijing, part of Harrow School London, announced a new joint initiative for the cultivation of talent through football culture at a ceremony.

Huawei and Moscow tech fund to partner on innovation center

Huawei and the Russian tech fund SKOLKOVO signed a partnership agreement on Tuesday that will see the establishment of a new tech innovation center. 

Xi urges efforts to win battle against poverty on schedule

Chinese President Xi Jinping has urged redoubled efforts to win the tough battle against poverty on schedule.

Tencent, BBC partner on new fan site and documentary "Dynasties"

Tencent has announced a partnership with BBC for a new online fan community called BBC Earth Tribe, along with a co-production agreement for BBC's new natural history landmark series "Dynasties".

Poverty eliminated in another 85 Chinese counties

China announced Wednesday another 85 counties have been officially taken off the country's list of impoverished areas, marking further steps toward its goal of eradicating poverty by 2020.

Police denies woman involved in JD boss's case arrested for framing

Minneapolis police deny reports that the woman involved in the sexual misconduct case involving Chinese billionaire Liu Qiangdong has been arrested.

Xi reiterates China's commitment to free trade, globalization

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday reiterated China's commitment to free trade and economic globalization while meeting with Stephen Perry, chairman of Britain's 48 Group Club in Beijing.

China, Netherlands to enhance legislative cooperation

China and the Netherlands agreed to enhance exchanges and cooperation between the two legislative bodies for the further development of the two countries' relations.

China completes deep-sea research mission in Mariana Trench

A team of 59 Chinese researchers returned Tuesday to Sanya in southern Hainan Province from the Mariana Trench after completing a 54-day, 7,292-nautical-mile deep-sea research mission.

China urges U.S. to stop stirring up troubles on South China Sea issue

China on Tuesday urged the U.S. to stop stirring up troubles and creating tensions in regards to the South China Sea issue and to respect the regional countries' efforts to resolve the problem through negotiations.

China, Norway vow to write new chapter in bilateral ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks with visiting Norwegian King Harald V in Beijing Tuesday, and they agreed to inject new impetus into the development of bilateral relations, and write a new chapter of the traditional friendship between the two nations.

Former senior legislator dies at 84

​Ismail Amat, vice chairperson of the Standing Committee of the 10th National People's Congress, passed away due to an illness at the age of 84 in Beijing on Tuesday.

Rereading Thomas Friedman ten years on

President Trump's claim that America's problems are the result of Chinese people living "too well for too long" isn't an argument based on economics.

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