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10 dead, 2 injured in van-truck collision in SW China

Ten people were killed and two others injured when a van crashed into a truck Sunday afternoon in southwest China’s Sichuan Province, local authorities said. The van, with 12 people…

Sinopec H1 profit sharply down 40.5 pct

China Petroleum and Chemical Corporation (Sinopec), the country’s largest oil refiner, said on Sunday that its net profits for the first half of the year dropped 40.5 percent year-on-year to…

Experts call for better services in China’s tourism

China should deliver sincere, fair and effective services to the general public, the head of the China Tourism Academy has said. “The rigid following of the so-called rules and standards…

United Airlines to fly Shanghai with Boeing 787

United Airlines announced Sunday that it will operate daily flights between Los Angeles and Shanghai with Boeing 787 Dreamliner planes for the first time. The airline, a major U.S. passenger…

Chinese ocean patrol ship Haixun 31 heads to U.S.

A Chinese marine patrol ship set sail from Shanghai this morning on its very first visit to the United States. This more than one-hundred-meter long ocean patrol ship – the…

China opposes application of U.S.-Japan security treaty to Diaoyu Islands

China opposes application of U.S.-Japan security treaty to Diaoyu Islands

China strongly opposes any application of the U.S.-Japan security treaty to China’s Diaoyu Islands, a visiting senior Chinese military official told his U.S. colleagues here on Friday. During meetings with…

Survivor of armed robbery in Chongqing dies in hospital

A survivor who was injured by the notorious serial killer Zhou Kehua during an armed robbery of a bank in southwestern Chinese city of Chongqing has died in hospital, a…

S.Korea’s rare earth imports from China jump 22.4 pct in July

S.Korea’s rare earth imports from China jump 22.4 pct in July

South Korea’s rare earth imports from China jumped 22.4 percent last month due to a fall in import prices, customs data showed Thursday. South Korea purchased a total of 154…

HIV rises sharply among Chinese senior citizens

Many more male senior citizens on the Chinese mainland have been infected with HIV over recent years, and most of the cases were related to prostitution, the China Daily reported…

1st cross-strait submarine cable completed

1st cross-strait submarine cable completed

Ceremonies were held in Kinmen County and the mainland Chinese city of Xiamen Aug. 21 marking completion of the first cross-strait submarine communications cable. The project’s total price tag was…