Tougher rules considered to promote young soccer talent

Sunday, October 8, 2017

Brazilian international midfielder Oscar arrives at the Shanghai Pudong International Airport, after agreeing to join China super league football club Shanghai SIPG from Chelsea in Shanghai, China, January 2, 2017. The Chinese Football Association is considering introducing more incentives to recruit local young talent ahead of the new Super League season. It follows a decision […]

Two foreigners killed over debt dispute in east China city

Sunday, October 8, 2017

Two foreigners were killed and another injured in an aggravated debt dispute Saturday night in the coastal city of Xiamen in east China’s Fujian Province, local police said. The dead included a woman from Venezuela and a man whose nationality was not unknown yet. The other foreigner, who was a suspect as the police said, […]

Global galleries display works at the 2015 Art Beijing expo

Saturday, October 7, 2017

A young girl poses for a photo in front of the giant “Iron Panda” sculpture during the 2015 Art Beijing exhibition at the National Agriculture Exhibition Center in Beijing. More than 140 galleries and art institutions from across the world are offering the best they have from May 1 to May 3. Born as a […]

China climbs to top 25 innovative economies

Saturday, October 7, 2017

China becomes the first middle-income country to join the ranks of the world’s 25 most-innovative economies, according to the Global Innovation Index (GII) released on Monday.The country’s improved performance has notched the 17th place in “innovation quality”, an indicator that looks at the caliber of universities, number of scientific publications and international patent filings.This makes […]

Sips of the Silk Road highlight legacy of traders

Friday, October 6, 2017

The dates are from present-day Pakistan, the roasted cumin from Xinjiang.”It’s a drink that captures the essence of the Silk Road,” says Beijing’s amiable barman Badr Benjelloun of one of his favorite cocktails, From Kashgar with Love. Kashgar, an oasis city in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, is the westernmost Chinese city and it has […]

Humans can genetically adapt to polluted environments

Friday, October 6, 2017

Some indigenous groups in the Andes of northern Argentina have developed increased resistance to arsenic, Swedish researchers found.Researchers at the Karolinska Institute and Uppsala University in Sweden have identified the gene that underlies the altered metabolism of these populations and protects against exposure to arsenic. The study is the first in showing that some humans […]

Chinese woman freed 6 stops after hair got stuck in subway doors

Thursday, October 5, 2017

For a lot of underground urban commuters, subway doors are more than just gates taking them from point A to point B. It”s a moving trap, whose threat is amplified during rush hours. A fatal accident always seems to be seconds away every single time someone tries to squeeze themselves in the carriage just moments […]

Temer sworn in as president of Brazil, Rousseff vows resistance

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Brazil’s suspended President Dilma Rousseff attends the final session of debate and voting on Rousseff’s impeachment trial in Brasilia, Brazil, August 29, 2016.BRASILIA – A few short hours after Dilma Rousseff was impeached as president of Brazil, her former vice-president and political ally-turned-enemy, Michel Temer, was sworn in as her successor.At a special session of […]

Yearender: China reaches out to LatAm, Africa for new-era cooperation

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro (C) and Costa Rica’s President Luis Guillermo Solis listen to President Xi Jinping speak at the opening ceremony of the 1st Ministerial Meeting of China-CELAC Forum at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing Jan 8, 2015. China’s relations with Latin America and Africa ushered in a new era of […]

Xi calls for reforms on global governance

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

BEIJING — Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, has called for more efforts to promote reforms on the global governance system and advance the cause of peace and development for mankind.Xi made the remarks Tuesday at a group study attended by members of the Political Bureau of the […]

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