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  • Xi congratulates Pellegrini on election as president of Slovakia
    on April 13, 2024 at 11:01 am

    Chinese President Xi Jinping has congratulated Peter Pellegrini on his election as president of Slovakia. […]

  • Nyingchi apples' first export to Nepal
    on April 13, 2024 at 8:45 am

    More than 23 metric tons of fresh apples produced in Nyingchi of the Xizang autonomous region were exported to Nepal through Gyirong Port on Wednesday. […]

  • China asserts position on defense cooperation
    on April 13, 2024 at 8:41 am

    China has stated that defense cooperation between countries should not target any specific country or undermine regional peace and stability. […]

  • Scholz's visit to focus on Sino-German ties
    on April 13, 2024 at 8:39 am

    President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Qiang will meet with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz respectively to discuss China-Germany ties and issues of common concern during Scholz's three-day official visit to China starting from Sunday. […]

  • Key guideline to help boost confidence
    on April 13, 2024 at 8:35 am

    China released a key guideline for the high-quality development of the capital market on Friday. […]

  • Relay satellite ready for lunar mission service
    on April 13, 2024 at 8:32 am

    China's relay satellite Queqiao 2, or Magpie Bridge 2, is ready to provide communication service to missions operating on the moon's far side, according to the China National Space Administration. […]

  • China, Suriname to boost relations
    on April 13, 2024 at 8:30 am

    President Xi Jinping and visiting Surinamese President Chandrikapersad Santokhi made joint pledges on Friday to foster an even closer bilateral strategic partnership. The two leaders agreed to expand cooperation on investment, green development, education and the digital economy. […]

  • Dramatic shift from Pacifism raises concern
    on April 13, 2024 at 8:05 am

    Japan's recent military buildup, which marks a dramatic shift from its Pacifist Constitution, is causing negative impacts on peace and stability in the Asia-Pacific region, experts said, calling on Tokyo to prioritize its people's interests and promote peaceful cooperation. […]

  • Wuhan University introduces specialized 'Lei Jun Class'
    on April 13, 2024 at 8:05 am

    Wuhan University in Hubei province has introduced a "Lei Jun Class" for talented computer science students this September, facilitating integration between industry and education. […]

  • China hits out at regional 'small circles'
    on April 13, 2024 at 8:05 am

    China on Friday summoned Japanese and Philippine diplomats to express dissatisfaction over negative comments aired during a summit of leaders of the United States, Japan and the Philippines, saying it objects to the creation of closed and exclusive "small circles" in the region. […]

  • Development of nation's central region in focus
    on April 13, 2024 at 8:05 am

    The State Council, China's Cabinet, explored ways on Friday to expedite the development of the country's central region. […]

  • China expresses concern over Myanmar situation
    on April 13, 2024 at 8:05 am

    China has expressed its concern over the ongoing situation in northern Myanmar. Wu Qian, the spokesperson for China's Defense Ministry, on Friday urged all parties involved to promptly cease fire and work towards swiftly de-escalating the situation. […]

  • Industrial accidents decline in first quarter
    on April 13, 2024 at 8:05 am

    The overall number of accidents nationwide in the first quarter of this year decreased, and the safety situation in most regions and industries was stable, the Ministry of Emergency Management reported on Friday. […]

  • China aid welcomed by developing world
    on April 13, 2024 at 8:05 am

    China has implemented more than 800 emergency humanitarian aid projects in some 40 countries and delivered emergency food aid to over 30 countries over the past six years, making it the largest provider of humanitarian assistance among developing countries. […]

  • Xi holds talks with Surinamese president
    on April 12, 2024 at 9:26 pm

    Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks with President of the Republic of Suriname Chandrikapersad Santokhi in Beijing on Friday. […]

  • Sanyuesan: Folk art feasts across China
    on April 12, 2024 at 5:40 pm

    The Double Third Festival, a traditional holiday celebrated on the third day of the third lunar month across China, fell on April 11 this year. With distinctive folk customs, the festive ambiance extended overseas. […]

  • Xi Jinping meets Ma Ying-jeou in Beijing
    on April 12, 2024 at 5:36 pm

    Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, met with Ma Ying-jeou and his entourage in Beijing on April 10. […]

  • Chinese power generators improve livelihood in Thailand
    on April 12, 2024 at 5:24 pm

    A Chinese made power generator achieved 30,000 operational hours at an electricity power station on Ko Sichang Island in Thailand on Thursday, greatly improving the quality of life of local residents. […]

  • China's foreign trade hits record high in Q1
    on April 12, 2024 at 5:11 pm

    China's total goods imports and exports exceeded 10 trillion yuan ($1.4 billion) in Q1 for the first time, setting a record high, the General Administration of Customs told a press conference in Beijing on Friday. […]

  • ADB increases its growth forecast for China to 4.8%
    on April 12, 2024 at 4:51 pm

    The Asian Development Bank has revised its growth forecast upwards for China to 4.8 percent in 2024, 0.3 percentage points higher than the estimate made in December. […]

  • China lodges protests against Japan actions
    on April 12, 2024 at 4:26 pm

    Beijing made strong protests against Tokyo as Liu Jinsong, director-general of the Department of Asian Affairs of China's Foreign Ministry, met with Chief Minister of Japan's embassy in China Yokochi Akira on Friday. […]

  • Scholz to pay three-day visit to China
    on April 12, 2024 at 4:24 pm

    Germany's Chancellor Olaf Scholz will pay an official visit to China at the invitation of Premier Li Qiang from April 14 to 16, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Mao Ning announced. […]

  • China urges U.S., Japan to stop forming anti-China cliques: spokesperson
    on April 12, 2024 at 4:00 pm

    China urges the U.S. and Japan to immediately stop interfering in China's internal affairs, stop forming anti-China cliques, and stop undermining regional peace and stability, said a spokesperson of China’s Embassy in the United States. […]

  • Shanghai taxis that accept foreign cards hit the road
    on April 12, 2024 at 3:22 pm

    The first 50 taxis that allow individuals, especially expat residents and visitors, to pay with foreign bank cards hit the road in Shanghai on Friday as one of the city's latest efforts to provide convenience to expats. […]

  • New energy becomes largest electricity source in China's five southern provinces,regions
    on April 12, 2024 at 3:21 pm

    New energy has become the largest electricity source in South China's Guangdong, Yunnan, Guizhou, Hainan Provinces and Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, according to data released by China Southern Power Grid on Thursday. […]

  • China is committed to managing Ren'ai Jiao issue through dialogue and consultation: FM spokesperson
    on April 12, 2024 at 2:24 pm

    China is committed to managing Ren'ai Jiao issue through dialogue and consultation: FM spokesperson […]

  • In Numers: China-Suriname cooperation
    on April 12, 2024 at 2:01 pm

    Suriname is one of the earliest Caribbean countries to establish diplomatic relations with China, and in 2024, the two countries will celebrate the 48th anniversary of their diplomatic ties. […]

  • Queqiao 2 satellite ready for future communication service
    on April 12, 2024 at 1:35 pm

    The Queqiao-2 satellite has recently completed in-orbit communication tests, with its platform and payloads working normally, according to the China National Space Administration (CNSA) on Friday. […]

  • Beijing subcenter station set to operate in 2025
    on April 12, 2024 at 1:34 pm

    Aerial view of the construction site of Beijing subcenter station in Tongzhou district, Beijing, April 11, 2024. The station is expected to complete construction by the end of December 2024 and starts operation in 2025. […]

  • Ethnic groups across China celebrate Sanyuesan
    on April 12, 2024 at 1:33 pm

    With songs, dances and five-color glutinous rice, ethnic groups across China celebrated the festival on the third day of the third month in the lunar calendar. […]

  • Macao, Hengqin in 'one family'
    on April 12, 2024 at 1:10 pm

    Hengqin New Area, wedged between Zhuhai and the Macao Special Administrative Region, has made big strides in creating a demonstration zone for integrated living between Guangdong province and Macao. […]

  • Sunny Sanya will see a luxury mega complex built
    on April 12, 2024 at 1:09 pm

    With China creating more favorable conditions to drive the opening-up in its Hainan Free Trade Port, DFS Group, will jointly build a mega luxury retail complex within Yalong Bay, Sanya, Hainan province, said senior executives from these two companies. […]

  • Goldman Sachs ups China's 2024 growth outlook
    on April 12, 2024 at 12:27 pm

    Goldman Sachs Group Inc raised its outlook for China's economic growth this year as the country's factory activities have accelerated more quickly than expected. […]

  • Boundary question should be placed appropriately in China-India relations: FM spokesperson
    on April 12, 2024 at 11:10 am

    The boundary question does not represent the entirety of China-India relations, and it should be placed appropriately in bilateral relations and managed properly, said Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Mao Ning at a press conference on Thursday. […]

  • China takes countermeasures against U.S. companies selling arms to Taiwan
    on April 12, 2024 at 10:36 am

    China on Thursday announced countermeasures against General Atomics Aeronautical Systems and General Dynamics Land Systems, which are involved in arms sales to China's Taiwan region. […]

  • Healthy competition in bilateral ties stressed
    on April 12, 2024 at 10:35 am

    U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Kurt Campbell emphasized the necessity of fostering healthy competition between the United States and China, but experts expressed concerns over U.S. technological sanctions and their impact on global trade and technological development. […]

  • China's broadband speed more than doubles in 3 years, report says
    on April 12, 2024 at 10:31 am

    China's overall fixed and mobile broadband speeds have increased by over 2.5 times in three years, according to a report released on Wednesday. […]

  • Philippines urged to honor commitment
    on April 12, 2024 at 10:26 am

    China urged the Philippines on Thursday to honor its commitment, abide by consensus and stop provocations so as to de-escalate tensions in Ren'ai Reef, vowing to firmly safeguard its sovereignty. […]

  • Former U.S. diplomat calls for more communication
    on April 12, 2024 at 10:26 am

    China and the United States should foster a stronger momentum of communications in various sectors to dispel misunderstandings and develop a more robust relationship, a veteran U.S. diplomat has said. […]

  • In Numbers: 'China-chic' boom fuels consumption
    on April 12, 2024 at 10:22 am

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  • Woman in China throws bags of faeces from flat for 2 months, caught after poop splatters on man
    by Khoo Yi-Hang on April 12, 2024 at 10:06 am

    We all feel a little lazy sometimes, but how lazy can you get? For one woman in China, her laziness led to her throwing bags of faeces from her flat for two months, Chinese publication Modern Express reported on Thursday (April 11). Why? The toilet bowl in her flat was clogged and she found the weather too hot to go downstairs to dispose of her excrement. In June 2023, the residents of a high-rise building in Changzhou noticed that someone had been throwing bags of faeces down, which often splattered on the ground below. "The black garbage bags [with faeces] were usually found around eight or nine in the morning and sometimes on the footpath in front of the building or hanging from bushes and trees," the community cleaner, surnamed Sun, said. "It splashes everywhere and is difficult to clean. It needs to be washed many times with a bucket." An investigation was launched by the property's management, but no one owned up. […]

  • Bulk buy program promotes competition, innovation
    on April 12, 2024 at 9:49 am

    China's drug bulk buy program has spurred fair competition and innovation among pharmaceutical manufacturers, a National Healthcare Insurance Administration official said on Thursday. […]

  • EU trade action will hit climate change fight
    on April 12, 2024 at 9:48 am

    The European Union's latest trade protectionist action against Chinese wind turbine companies will severely affect global efforts to address climate change and weaken mutual trust between China and the EU, China's Ministry of Commerce said on Thursday. […]

  • Integrated project crucial in green power leap
    on April 12, 2024 at 9:47 am

    China's largest integrated wind-solar-storage demonstration project will play a key role in fully taking advantage of the green power produced locally while meeting the electricity needs of large enterprises, industry experts said. […]

  • Small clique politics draws firm opposition
    on April 12, 2024 at 9:46 am

    The relationship between the United States and Japan should not target any other countries, harm their interests or undermine peace and stability of the region, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Mao Ning said on Thursday. […]

  • China's relay satellite ready to roll out communication service
    on April 12, 2024 at 9:38 am

    China's Queqiao 2, or Magpie Bridge 2, relay satellite is ready to provide communication service to missions operating on the Moon's far side, according to the China National Space Administration. […]

  • Sino-German ties touted at key forum
    on April 12, 2024 at 9:26 am

    China and Germany are expected to deepen financial cooperation to bring more mutually beneficial outcomes as well as support global economic growth, government officials and experts from both countries said on Thursday. […]

  • Significant upgrade of Japan-U.S. military alliance threatens regional peace: Chinese embassy
    on April 12, 2024 at 9:24 am

    The newly upgraded military initiatives of Japan's alliance with the United States are escalating confrontation between camps, increasing the risk of conflict and threatening regional peace and stability. […]

  • China's economic ties with Africa growing stronger: MOFCOM
    on April 12, 2024 at 9:20 am

    MOFCOM affirmed the fruitful achievements in recent years and promising potential of China-Africa economic cooperation on Thursday, while offering encouragement for innovative investment collaboration in emerging sectors and calling for expanded economic ties with Africa. […]

  • EU's 'market distortion' claim against China a serious mistake: commerce ministry
    on April 12, 2024 at 9:13 am

    The EU's unilateral adoption of so-called "market distortion" criteria to evaluate China's economy is a serious mistake and severely undermines the authority of the WTO rules system. […]