Chinese herb compound shows promise as treatment for Ebola: study

Saturday, May 27, 2017

WASHINGTON – Tetrandrine, a compound common in Chinese traditional medicine, has been found effective in treating the deadly Ebola virus disease in mice, US and German researchers said Thursday. This may be due to the drug’s ability to block two channels needed by the virus to move within a cell and infect it completely, they […]

Coach, fans and media ‘give a like’ to players despite quarter final defeat

Friday, May 26, 2017

China’s Ren Hang (L) and Australia’s Tim Cahill jump for the ball during their Asian Cup quarter-final soccer match at the Brisbane Stadium in Brisbane January 22, 2015. BRISBANE, Australia –The best team China in one decade won kudos from their countrymen despite they failed to move further at the Asian cup soccer tournament on […]

Heat, humidity combine to harpoon Halep

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Swiss teen Belinda Bencic outlasted Simona Halep to win Sunday’s WTA Rogers Cup final when the Romanian second seed retired trailing 7-6 (5), 6-7 (4), 3-0. Bencic, who upset world No 1 Serena Williams in the semifinals, broke twice to open the third set before the effort of battling in extreme heat and humidity proved […]

HNA buys key stake in German airport

Thursday, May 25, 2017

A Ryanair aircraft parks on the tarmac of Frankfurt Hahn airport 100 kilometers (60 miles) west of Frankfurt, Germany, June 6, 2016. Move is latest in series of acquisitions by group to step up global expansion Chinese conglomerate HNA Group has acquired a majority 82.5 percent stake in Hahn airport in western Germany, its owner, […]

Photograph portraying Chinese fishermen wins top prize

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Overall winner: On the River by Vladimir Proshin. The photo depicts Chinese fishermen on a river near the city of Lishui in Zhejiang province. A photograph portraying Chinese fishermen basking in the mist on a river near Lishui, taken by Vladimir Proshin was awarded the top prize of Siena International Photography Awards. The image was […]

For the love of Spain

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Romescu sauce, with its base of mixed nuts, roasted garlic, olive oil and red peppers, originated in Catalonia in northeastern Spain, where fishermen eat it with fish. Chef Miguel Garcia Rodriguez, who is in Beijing this month to shape the Spanish food festival at Minzu Hotel, deploys the sauce in his Iberico pork cheek with […]

Sides might need more time to reach Iran nuclear deal

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, US State Secretary John Kerry, former European Union (EU) foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond and German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier (L-R) meet for dinner at the residence of the British ambassador in Vienna November 23, 2014. VIENNA – More time might be needed in order […]

Li says foreign enterprises will be given fair treatment

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (L) shakes hands with Maurice R. Greenberg during a meeting with overseas delegates attending the China Development Forum in Beijing, capital of China, March 21, 2016. All enterprises registered in China, domestic and foreign, will get fair treatment, Premier Li Keqiang said on Monday.Li made the remarks while attending a seminar […]

Internationalization of Chinese yuan to boost Kenya’s economy

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

An employee counts yuan banknotes at a bank in Huaibei, Anhui province, June 22, 2010. NAIROBI – The internationalization of the Chinese yuan will help boost Kenya’s economy due to the close Sino-Kenya commercial and trade ties, the bankers lobby said on Tuesday. Kenya Bankers Association (KBA) Chairman Lamin Manjang told Xinhua in Nairobi that […]

Popular professor delighted to reunite with students after cancer treatment

Monday, May 22, 2017

Students visit Zhang Jiguo, a high-profile professor at People’s Liberation Army Naval Submarine Academy, in hospital. A senior professor at the People’s Liberation Army Naval Submarine Academy, who is recovering from cancer treatment, has made an emotional return to the college to see his students.Zhang Jiguo, 60, who teaches political theory at the academy in […]

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