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Spring Festival travel season 2014 begins

The Spring Festival travel season of 2014 began on January 16., 2014. It is estimated that 52.76 million passengers will travel by railway, plane, highway and boat during…

Fire in Beijing kills ten

A fire in Beijing killed at least ten people Tuesday night, local police said. The fire in a storehouse in Xiaowuji of Chaoyang District was reported to the…

Headline

SCO members expected to ease Asia-Europe road transport

An agreement opening road transportation between Asia and Europe is expected to be signed at…

ADB provides 3 mln USD to Cambodia for flood relief

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is providing emergency humanitarian assistance of 3 million U.S. dollars…

China urges continued effort to settle Kosovo issue via dialogue

China called on relevant parties Tuesday to continue to seek a mutually acceptable settlement of…

Death toll from typhoon Haiyan in Philippines tops 4,000

Death toll from typhoon Haiyan in Philippines tops 4,000

Death toll from typhoon Haiyan (local name Yolanda) breached the 4,000 level, the Philippine disaster…

Business

Liangjiang New Area draws 100bln yuan in 2013

Liangjiang New Area in Chongqing signed agreements with 240 projects for 2013, with a total contracted amount surpassing 100 billion yuan. The key projects include the cold rolled…

China To Become Standalone Business Unit In APAC

Asia Business Outlook Survey 2014 reports China remains top investment destination in Asia   To access the report, please visit: http://ecn.st/ABOS2014   China is becoming a standalone business unit…

The China Business Conference 2014

34 speakers will address 500 delegates on China in Transformation and Opportunities for Britain #ChBiz2014 On Tuesday 14 January 2014 in central London, 500 delegates will attend the…

OECD revise up British economic growth

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) on Tuesday sharply upgraded its growth forecast for Britain in 2013 and 2014, while revising down global economic growth estimates…

Vice premier Wang Yang urges better business environment

Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang said at a meeting on Tuesday that China will speed up construction of a modern market system. During the meeting with Chairman and…

Politics

First Chinese rescuers to depart for Philippines: FM

The first batch of China’s emergency rescuers will depart for the typhoon-stricken Philippines on Wednesday, a Foreign Ministry spokesman said early…

Philippine gov’t to cover bus siege victim’s medical cost: CY Leung

Hong Kong Chief Executive CY Leung said Tuesday that the Philippine government is going to bear the medical cost of a…

Foreign Affairs

China committed to maintaining peace on Korean Peninsula

Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi said Saturday that China is committed to maintaining peace and stability and advancing the denuclearization process on the Korean Peninsula. He made…

History

Chinese gov’t highlights lack of heritage protection

Chinese authorities singled out eight cities and towns on Monday for their failure to properly preserve historically and culturally significant heritage. The Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural…

Finance

China “still unsure” about creating financial mega-regulator

Chinese reform researchers are still unsure about whether the country should create a financial super-regulator to oversee the banking, securities and insurance sectors, an official involved in…

TechChinese

Overseas WeChat users reach 100 million

WeChat, a mobile text and voice messaging application developed by Chinese Internet service portal Tencent, now has more than 100 million overseas users, Tencent vice president Sun…

People

Xi Jinping: Pursuing dream for 1.3 billion Chinese

Nearly 3,000 deputies to the national legislature made their choice on Thursday, electing Xi Jinping as the leader of China and its military. Long applause filled the…

Travel

Qinzhou City to host aquabike competition in October

The 2013 Asian Aquabike Qinzhou Open will be held in Qinzhou City in south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region starting from October 24, according to Xu Gui,…

Books

Asian libraries agree on resource share

Librarians from China and other Asian countries have agreed on strengthening collaboration and promoting resource sharing in the digital era. More than 80 chief librarians and representatives…

Life

China reports more deaths from food poisoning last year

The Ministry of Health said Tuesday that 6,685 people suffered from food poisoning in 2012, with 146 of the victims consequently dying, up 6.6 percent year on…

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