1 in 10 drivers admit they drive after drink

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Chinese drivers are urged to take heed of advice about safe driving now that China has issued more than 300 million driving licenses.Since drunk driving was made a crime in 2011, the number of traffic accidents caused by drunk driving has been reduced by 25 percent, with casualties down nearly 40 percent, according to the […]

Dragon-whiskers noodles highlight festival

Monday, December 11, 2017

A chef from Quanjude restaurant performs the stunt of making “dragon-whiskers noodles”. The second day of the second Chinese lunar month is called the Longtaidou Festival, which literally means “Dragon raising its head”. The festival fell on March 10 this year. In traditional Chinese culture, the dragon is believed to be in charge of bringing […]

Chinese visitors drive boom in New Zealand accommodation sector

Monday, December 11, 2017

Figures from Statistics New Zealand last month showed holiday-makers from China helped drive a record number of overseas visitors in March.A rising number of Chinese visitors helped drive a surge in New Zealand’s accommodation sector in March, according to figures from the government statistics agency Wednesday. Guest nights at commercial accommodation in March were up […]

Wang finds open door in Manila

Monday, December 11, 2017

Vice-premier arrives as China agrees to buy $1.7 billion in Philippine products Vice-Premier Wang Yang arrived in Manila on Thursday to start a four-day official visit intended to improve pragmatic cooperation between China and the Philippines.Wang will meet with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and also with the Philippine Cabinet’s economic management team for talks, according […]

Stealth drone aim of missile designer

Sunday, December 10, 2017

A WJ-600A/D drone is launched from a vehicle. China Aerospace Science and Industry Corp, the nation’s largest missile-maker, has begun to develop military drones that can evade radar and anti-aircraft weapons. The company is focusing on the development of a long-endurance stealth drone and a near-space drone, said Wei Yiyin, CASIC deputy general manager and […]

China’s Zou Shiming wins third pro bout

Sunday, December 10, 2017

China’s Zou Shiming (L), two-time Olympic gold medal winner and three-time World Amateur Champion, fights Mexico’s Juan Toscano during their World Boxing Organisation (WBO) flyweight boxing match at the Venetian Macao hotel in Macao Nov 24, 2013.MACAO – China’s two-time Olympic gold medalist Zou Shiming won a unanimous decision in his third professional boxing bout […]

Art historian’s ink works focus on mountains and rivers

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Shao Dazhen, painter and art historian.As a well-known art historian, Shao Dazhen has written lots of books on modern art of the East and West as well as done reviews of countless artists’ works for about half a century.Shao, 82, is also fond of using ink paintings to reveal his inner thoughts.He is now holding […]

Bike-sharing apps vow to prevent underage users over safety concerns

Saturday, December 9, 2017

A girl poses for a photo while sitting in the basket of a bike owned by Mobike, a bike-sharing service provider, at the Bund in Shanghai on New Year’s Eve.Gao Erqiang / China DailyThe operators of three major bike-sharing apps have pledged to make their services less accessible to children in response to Shanghai traffic […]

Over 1,000 killed in Yemen over past month: UN

Friday, December 8, 2017

UNITED NATIONS – The United Nations said Wednesday that the death toll in the fighting in Yemen over the past month topped 1,000 and aid agencies continue to face access constraints in the country. “The World Health Organization (WHO) reported that 1,080 people have been killed, and 4,352 injured between March 19 and April 20 […]

Indonesia reports 9th birdflu death this year |Food |chinadaily.com.cn

Thursday, December 7, 2017

A 37-year Indonesian man has died of avian influenza in Yogyakarta province of Indonesia, bringing the total fatality to 9 this year, health ministry said on its website on Sunday. The man from Prambanan of Sleman district died on July 30 after being treated in hospitals, the ministry said.Related readings:Indonesia to rule salt, glucose, fat […]

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