The 9th Sino-Norwegian Social Policy Forum & 82nd International Forum opened in Haikou, capital of Hainan province, on Monday.About 300 policy researchers from China, Norway, Finland, France and Canada attended its opening session of the two-day forum with the theme of “Enlarging the Size of the Middle Income Group: New Challenges and New Drivers for […]

Committee aims to boost health - Sunday, June 25, 2017

The 2022 Winter Olympics bid will not only help promote snow and ice sports across the country, but will also improve public health, the organizers said as the International Olympic Committee’s inspectors arrived. The aim of the joint bid by Beijing and Zhangjiakou is to make winter sports more popular in China while benefiting residents […]

Herbal way to alleviate poverty - Saturday, June 24, 2017

Yunnan province’s Luquan Yi and Miao autonomous county offers ideal conditions for herbal plantation.Medicinal plants are offering impoverished villages a green way to prosperityPristine natural conditions and an ideal altitude have turned a formerly isolated county into a major source of herbs. But the beginnings were far from promising.Luquan Yi and Miao autonomous county was […]

South China Sea ruling has no influence - Saturday, June 24, 2017

The South China Sea arbitration ruling will not impose “any influence” on China’s territorial sovereignty and maritime rights, Vice-Foreign Minister Zhang Yesui said on Saturday.Zhang made the remarks as he addressed the lunch meeting of the 5th World Peace Forum in Beijing, which was organized by Tsinghua University and the Chinese People’s Institute of Foreign […]

China’s Zhang Peimeng dashes to the finish line during the men’s 4 x 100 meters relay heat at the 15th IAAF Championships at the National Stadium in Beijing, Aug 29, 2015. China made it to the world men’s 4x100m final for the first time on Saturday.China clocked 37.92 seconds, breaking the Asian recordof 37.99 seconds, […]

BEIJING – Trade volume between China and Russia rose 1.8 percent between January and May from a year earlier, according to data released on Sunday by China’s General Administration of Customs (GAC). China’s exports to Russia in the first five months of this year edged up 1.6 percent year on year to 114.08 billion yuan […]

ZURICH – Suspended FIFA president Sepp Blatter and European soccer chief Michel Platini have lost their appeals against provisional 90-days bans by the global soccer body’s ethics committee, FIFA said on Wednesday.File photo of FIFA President Sepp Blatter displaying a brochure containing the FIFA code of ethics as he addresses a news conference at the […]

Tencent announced investment in Finnish mobile gaming company Supercell Oy in June, 2016, spending $8.6 billion to acquire up to 84 percent of the latter’s shares. China has surpassed the US and Japan to become the new leader in the game category of the iOS app market in the latest quarter, according to a report […]

China opens Horgos railway port in Xinjiang - Wednesday, June 21, 2017

URUMQI – The railway port of Horgos in Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, which borders Kazakhstan, was officially opened Tuesday, local authorities said Wednesday. With financial backing of 1.9 billion yuan ($289 million), the first stage of construction on the 90,000-square-meter port station has been completed, said Bai Yongfeng, director of the port station.Horgos […]

Andy Lau to return to CCTV Spring Gala - Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Andy Lau, Na Ying, Han Lei, Zhang Kaili, Li Yuchun and Deng Ziqi (also G.E.M.) will appear at 2015 Spring Gala Festival on China Central Television. Hong Kong actor and singer Andy Lau is set to return to this year’s Spring Gala Festival on China Central Television.Ten years after his last appearance at the event, […]