China’s electronics giant TCL to invest $100 million in Argentina

Thursday, December 7, 2017

The TCL booth at a mobile phone expo in Guangzhou, capital of Guangdong province.BUENOS AIRES – Chinese electronics giant TCL Corporation plans to invest $100 million in Argentina over the next 12 months, Argentina’s government announced on Tuesday.The announcement followed a meeting between Argentine President Mauricio Macri and the CEO of TCL, Li Dongsheng, at […]

UN Security Council to tackle Syria, Yemen issues

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

The United Nations Security Council will address issues related to Syria, Yemen and the Middle East as China assumes the rotating presidency of the council for April, according to China’s top diplomat at the UN.The Security Council will look at the political process, chemical weapons and humanitarian access for war-torn Syria, said Liu Jieyi, China’s […]

China ‘resolutely opposes’ US steel probe

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

China “resolutely opposes” a probe by the US International Trade Commission (USITC) into complaints of price fixing by Chinese steel companies, the Chinese Ministry of Commerce said on Friday. The ministry said the country was “strongly dissatisfied” with the US decision and would encourage its firms to legally defend their interests. Trade remedy measures recently […]

Afghan battle leaves 16 dead, 7 injured

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

GHAZNI, Afghanistan – Clash between Afghan security forces and Taliban militants have left 16 dead and seven others injured in Ghazni province on Sunday, a local official said. “Security forces launched cleanup operations in Gadakhil area of Muqar district to stabilize security on Kabul-Kandahar highway at 01:00 p.m. local time and have killed 15 militants […]

Brazilian police arrest suspects linked to ruling party for bribery

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

RIO DE JANEIRO – Brazilian police arrested two financial operators linked to the ruling Brazilian Democratic Movement Party (PMDB) on Saturday, who are suspected of paying large amount of bribes to politicians and executives of the national oil company, Petrobras.In a statement, the police said the two men, Jorge Luz and his son Bruno, were […]

Summit celebrates growth of performing arts

Monday, December 4, 2017

It takes three actors to manipulate the life-size horse in the play War Horse. The China International Performing Arts Summit 2015 was launched in Beijing on Sept 6. Some 300 artists, performing-arts mangers and art officials participated in the event.Xu Shipi from the Ministry of Culture delivered a speech entitled “Performing Arts in China, Dramatic […]

Serena Williams beats Keys to set up quarterfinal vs Venus

Sunday, December 3, 2017

Serena Williams of the US makes a sign towards fans after defeating compatriot Madison Keys in their fourth round match at the US Open Championships tennis tournament in New York, September 6, 2015. NEW YORK – No reason for any extra practice after this performance by Serena Williams.Plus, it’s not as if she needs to […]

China’s meat producers react to WHO cancer warning

Sunday, December 3, 2017

Bacon, sausage and processed meats, are “carcinogenic to humans”, said a report of the World Health Organisation (WHO). China’s meat processors are angry at a report from a WHO research institute which said bacon, sausages and other processed meats are carcinogenic.Media said the report was made by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) […]

“Beautiful China” exhibition opens at UN headquarters

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Photo taken on May, 27, 2015 shows the BookExpo America (BEA) 2015 in New York, the United States, on May 27, 2015.The “Beautiful China” photo exhibition, a major event of the BookExpo America (BEA) 2015, opens on Wednesday at the United Nations headquarters in a bid to showcase China’s natural beauty and cultural heritage.The “Beautiful […]

Gunmen attempted to attack Russian experts

Saturday, December 2, 2017

DAMASCUS – An armed group on Thursday attacked a building that houses a number of Russian experts along with their families in al-Tijara neighborhood in the Syrian capital of Damascus, reports and witnesses said.The attack left a security member injured and two of the attackers captured. But neither the Russian experts nor their families were […]

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