China’s largest-yet team of athletes for world championshipsSending its largest-ever team to the IAAF World Championships, which will open on Aug 22 in Beijing, the Chinese track and field team is hoping for breakthroughs at the National Stadium, also known as the Bird’s Nest.”I hope the Chinese team can do better than last time at […]

Beijing Automotive Industry Holding Co Ltd, a Chinese State-owned motor enterprise based in Beijing, plans to set up 200 battery changing stations in the capital this year to meet the demands of the city’s electric cars, especially electric taxies, in an attempt to further cut emissions.Currently, there are 50 battery changing stations across the city, […]

Beijing is to make more sports facilities at schools and institutes available to the public in line with new regulations on fitness, it was pledged on Wednesday.Facilities that meet the standard will be opened to residents, said Shi Jiangping, a senior official with the city sports authority.Schools, for example, will be encouraged to open up […]

Celebrating characters - Sunday, June 18, 2017

Dongba shaman He Guoyao demonstrates writing Dongba manuscripts at the Our Characteristics: Inheritance of Words in Intangible Cultural Heritage exhibition in Beijing. China’s traditional writing system can be better understood by visiting an ongoing exhibition at the National Museum of Classic Books. Wang Kaihao reports.China’s traditional writing system has always generated interest not just among […]

Lenovo revenue in Turkey up 61% in 2016 - Sunday, June 18, 2017

The shadow of an attendee sits on a podium wall during a Lenovo Group Ltd news conference in Hong Kong, China, May 26, 2016. ISTANBUL – The world’s largest PC maker Lenovo achieved a 61 percent growth in revenue in Turkey in 2016 over the previous year and dominated the country’s notebook market, according to […]

Big blast rattle town near Syrian capital - Saturday, June 17, 2017

DAMASCUS – Many people were reported to have been killed or injured when a “violent blast” rocked the Nabe al- Fijeh town near the Syrian capital Damascus on Tuesday, activists and the pan-Arab al-Mayadeen reported.The exact number of casualties has not been determined with the absence of official comments.The blast came just hours after a […]

China said on Wednesday it will lodge solemn representations to India over the Dalai Lama’s visit to the disputed border region. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying made the remarks at a routine press conference, responding to media reports that the Dalai Lama, regarded by China as a political exile who has attempted to split Tibet […]

A taste of Baotou - Friday, June 16, 2017

Located in the western part of Inner Mongolia autonomous region and adjacent to the Republic of Mongolia to its north and the Yellow River to its south, Baotou is the largest city in the autonomous region and an important transport hub.Known as the “steel city in the grassland” and the “capital of rare earth,” Baotou […]

China’s top legislator Zhang Dejiang met with Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni in Beijing on Tuesday. Zhang, chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC), said China and Uganda have always trusted, respected and helped each other. He characterized the relations as a model of how China and Africa seek mutual benefit and […]

China’s benchmark Shanghai Composite Index went down more than 3 percent soon after opening of the afternoon session on Monday. The financial and nonferrous metal sectors suffered heavy losses. The National Bureau of Statistics said on Monday that profits at major Chinese industrial firms dropped 0.3 percent year on year in June, down from a […]