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Chinese state councilor meets new SCO Secretary General

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Friday met with Vladimir Norov, the newly appointed secretary general of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO).

Former board chairman of China Huarong Asset Management Co. indicted

Lai Xiaomin, former board chairman of China Huarong Asset Management Co., Ltd., has been indicted on charges of taking bribes, embezzlement and bigamy, the Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) said Friday.
 

Thai mother found in China to return home after 8-month disappearance

A 59-year-old woman will be returned to her home in Thailand after being found in the city of Kunming in Yunnan Province after going missing for eight months.

China, U.S. conclude new round of high-level economic, trade consultations

China and the United States held the sixth round of high-level economic and trade consultations in Beijing from Thursday to Friday.

Xi's article on Party's leadership over law-based governance to be published

An article by President Xi Jinping on strengthening the leadership of the Communist Party of China (CPC) over law-based governance will be carried by the fourth issue of Qiushi Journal this year, to be published Saturday.

Tibet: alleviating poverty on the roof of the world

The government in the Tibet Autonomous Region has helped over 210,000 local people rise out of poverty thanks to the plan to create a well-off society that was launched following a visit by President Xi in 2013.

Li Ka-shing tops Forbes Hong Kong rich list for 21st year in a row

Business tycoon Li Ka-shing tops Forbes Hong Kong rich list for the 21st year in a row. Oyster sauce tycoon Lee Man Tat was a top performer in the rankings, climbing eight spots to third place.

China's quantum communication satellite to extend working lifetime by two years

A Chinese researcher said China's satellite Quantum Experiments at Space Scale (QUESS) or Micius would work at least two more years beyond its two-year working lifetime and carry out more international cooperation.

China's first homemade sci-fi blockbuster orbits U.S. theaters

Since China's first homemade sci-fi blockbuster "The Wandering Earth" opened throughout the United States last week, the epic has amazed moviegoers with its bold imagination.

China's producer prices up 0.1 pct in January

China's producer price index, which measures costs for goods at the factory gate, edged up 0.1 percent year on year in January, the National Bureau of Statistics said Friday.

China's CPI up 1.7 pct in January

China's consumer price index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, rose 1.7 percent year on year in January, the National Bureau of Statistics said Friday.

Qomolangma reserve bans ordinary tourists in core zone

Mount Qomolangma National Nature Reserve in China's Tibet Autonomous Region has banned ordinary tourists from entering its core zone to better conserve the environment of the world's highest mountain.

China suspends registration and approvals of direct selling

China has suspended the registration and approvals of direct selling and cracked down on irregularities in the health product market, the Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said Thursday.

China's Ant Financial acquires int'l payment firm WorldFirst

Ant Financia announced it has taken over UK-based international payments group WorldFirst, marking the most significant foreign fintech acquisition by the Chinese financial services company.

China reiterates its normal relations with Venezuela

China on Thursday reiterated its normal state-to-state relations with Venezuela.

​China's foreign trade data come in much stronger than expected

China's foreign trade data for January was much stronger than expected, beating previous expectations and reversing the decline seen in December.

China develops unmanned semi-submersible to observe marine weather

Chinese researchers are celebrating a breakthrough in the development of an unmanned semi-submersible vehicle that can launch rockets to perform weather observations at sea.
 

Beijing unveils plan to transform vacated "Steel City"

The Beijing municipal government has published a plan to transform a vacated industrial site in its western suburb into a city landmark by 2035, as part of the preparation for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics.

China condemns terrorist attack in Iran

China said Thursday that it condemns the suicide terrorist attack in Iran that killed dozens Wednesday and expressed condolences to the victims.

Chinese designers spring up in global fashion arena

Chinese designers have sprung up in the global fashion arena in recent years, voicing their own design philosophy in an effort to set fashion trends and winning applause from the most fastidious audience.

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