The Turkish Stream gas pipeline, with an annual capacity of 63 billion cubic meters, was announced in December 2014. Russia’s energy giant Gazprom is ready to discuss resuming the Turkish Stream gas pipeline project with Turkey and is waiting for the Turkish side to take the next step, Gazprom Management Committee Deputy Chairman Alexander Medvedev […]

Brazilian author recounts life with son - Thursday, December 14, 2017

Cristovao Tezza’s award-winning autobiographical novel Eternal Son is published in Chinese. Beijing Book Fair kicks off at Chaoyang ParkThe first 24hr bookstore creates interest and concernsYou may have known Down syndrome as a genetic disorder that induces both physical and mental disabilities, with patients sharing similar features – a small chin, flabby muscle tone, a […]

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to World Health Organization (WHO) headquarters has demonstrated China’s staunch commitment to participate and inspire the international community to address the most urgent challenges facing public health, WHO Director-General Margaret Chan said in an interview with the People’s Daily. “China’s huge achievements in public health signify a strong and sustainable […]

Gauck’s focus on boosting ties - Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) holds talks with visiting German President Joachim Gauck at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, on March 21, 2016. Considering his “civil rights” experience in East Germany before its unification with West Germany, the ongoing state visit to China by German President Joachim Gauck has […]

France extends air raids in Mali - Tuesday, December 12, 2017

PARIS/BAMAKO – French fighter jets on Saturday stepped up air raids against Malian rebels in the assistance of the former French colony’s government as neighboring West African nations also got prepared to send troops.It was the second day of the air campaign staged by French air force to quash the rebels in Mali after Paris […]

Unigroup and XMC combine their chip assets - Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Tsinghua Unigroup Ltd merged its memory chipmaking operations with Wuhan Xinxin Semiconductor Manufacturing Corp’s, creating one of the country’s largest manufacturers of semiconductors.The company is folding XMC into its growing portfolio of assets and consolidating their combined production capacity, Unigroup’s billionaire Chairman Zhao Weiguo said via e-mail. The newly merged entity is called Changjiang Storage […]

Former American world number one Lindsay Davenport, a winner of three Grand Slam singles titles, headlined the list of nominees up for induction into the International Tennis Hall of Fame.Davenport was announced as a nominee along with two-times Grand Slam winner of France and 1994 Wimbledon champion Conchita Martinez of Spain, the Hall of Fame […]

On course for an extended run - Monday, December 11, 2017

The number of Chinese participating in marathons is rising rapidly, leading to more long-distance races being staged and causing headaches for event organizers. Tang Yue reports.It’s well-known that obtaining a license plate in China is so difficult that several large cities have introduced a lottery system to streamline the process. Less well-known is the fact […]

It’s easy to gain a few pounds over holidays, especially for the Chinese as the Spring Festival and its component family feasting are nearing.To get rid of those “holiday fat”, however, is not that easy. Following is what you are supposed to do to avoid putting on extra weight.Stay activeOne of the major causes of […]

Movie director Feng Xiaogang (fifth from right), his actress wife Xu Fan (second from right), Hong Kong actress Miriam Yeung (third from left) and other VIPs join Ken Chu, chairman and CEO of Mission Hills Group (fifth from left), at a news conference to announce the big names for the 2014 Mission Hills World Celebrity […]