Premier Wen inspects agriculture in central China

Premier Wen inspects agriculture in central China

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao visited central China’s Henan province over the weekend to inspect the country’s major farming base and rally efforts for this year’s grain harvest. Wen flied to Henan on Saturday, just after the closing of the “two sessions” last week. It has been his ninth visit to the agricultural province since he […]

Chinese writers demand Apple pay for piracy

Chinese writers demand Apple pay for piracy

A group of Chinese writers have filed a claim against Apple, alleging that the company’s App Store sells unlicensed copies of their books and seeking 50 million yuan (7.9 million U.S. dollars) in compensation. The claim, filed on behalf of 22 famous writers, involves 95 books that have allegedly been sold as pirated copies on […]

Wang Qishan Meets with IMF managing director Lagarde

Wang Qishan Meets with IMF managing director Lagarde

Mar 17, Vice Premier Wang Qishan met with IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde in Beijing. This is the second visit of Lagarde in four months. The two sides exchanged views on the world economic and financial situation, debt problems in Europe and IMF reform issues. Lagarde’s visit to China starts from March 17 to 18. […]

EU urges North Korea to refrain from satellite launch

EU urges North Korea to refrain from satellite launch

The European Union (EU) on Saturday called on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) to refrain from the satellite launch plan. The EU is “deeply” concerned by the DPRK announcement about plans to carry out a satellite launch next month, said the spokesperson of EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton in a statement. “This […]

Discovery of Red Deer People: new species of early man?

Discovery of Red Deer People: new species of early man?

Mysterious fossils found in southern China may belong to a separate branch of hominids. Four human fossils discovered in southern China have waited over twenty years before scientists made great discovery. Three fossils were found in 1989 in a cave called Maludong Yunnan (the Red Deer Cave), near the town of Mengzi, and the fourth […]

USS Blue Ridge visits Hong Kong

USS Blue Ridge visits Hong Kong

March 15, 2012, Blue Ridge warship on the waters in Hong Kong, south China. The USS Blue Ridge, flagship for the Commander of the U.S. Navy’s 7th Fleet, started Thursday its six-day port visit to Hong Kong. (Xinhua/Lui Siu Wai) Soldiers stand guard on Blue Ridge warship as it visits Hong Kong, south China, March […]

Bo Xilai and his family

Bo Xilai and his family

Bo Yibo and children. Bo Yibo and family. Bo Yibo, one of The Eight Immortals. The family. Bo xilai, his wife Gu Kailai and their son Bo Guagua. Bo Xilai and Gu Kailai. Once a young pioneer. The mourning. Bo Guagua. Gu Kailai. Bo Guagua. Mother and son. The young man.

Death toll rises to 13 after ship sinks in south China

Death toll rises to 13 after ship sinks in south China

The death toll has risen to 13 and seven were still missing after a passenger ship sank in south China’s Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, local authorities said Thursday morning. The ship had been salvaged from the Xunjiang River in the city of Guiping by 11 a.m. Thursday, said local authorities. A cargo ship loaded with […]

Overseas Chinese: China’s global influence keeps growing

Overseas Chinese: China’s global influence keeps growing

Overseas Chinese of various countries have been paying close attention to this year’s annual NPC and CPPCC sessions. They believe that China’s influence in the global political and economic arena keeps growing. They hope that the NPC and CPPCC sessions will make new policies to balance the country’s economic development and people’s livelihood so that […]