Senior leader stresses talent-backed science innovations

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Senior leader Liu Yunshan paid a visit to two scientists who have been awarded China’s top science prize, urging greater effort to foster talent for the country’s science and technology (S&T) innovation drive. On behalf of President Xi Jinping and the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, Liu, member of the Standing Committee of […]

Biographer sets record

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

The stack of the biographies written by Chen is taller than him. Chen Tingyi has been honored for producing the most biographies by a Chinese writer. Liu Zhihua looks at the legacy of the man whose goal has been to chronicle others’ lives. Books at a touchChinese devour APEC leader biosShanghai Big World Guinness recently […]

Promoting trade with China is priority: France FM

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

HONG KONG – Promoting trade and cross-border investments with China is a priority, French Minister of Foreign Affairs Laurent Fabius said in Hong Kong on Monday, adding that the foundation of the two country’s relationship is a “long-term strategic vision”.Addressing a luncheon during his two-day visit starting on Sunday, Fabius said France and China define […]

State Grid takes stake in Greek power network

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Company has invested more than $10 billion overseas so far, with gross value of assets reaching $40 billion State Grid Corp of China has signed a deal to purchase a minority stake in Greece’s power grid operator ADMIE, a move to further extend its international reach.The company will purchase a 24 percent state in ADMIE, […]

China remembers Canadian doctor Norman Bethune

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

An oil painting of Canadian doctor Norman Bethune at the National Museum of China in Beijing, Aug 28, 2015. One of the most honored foreigners in the history of the People’s Republic of China is an Ontario-born doctor little-known to the Western world outside Canada.Norman Bethune is revered in China for the humanitarian service he […]

Obama reiterates support for Israel

Monday, July 10, 2017

WASHINGTON – US President Barack Obama reiterated Friday his country’s support for Israel’s right to defend itself against rocket attacks from militants in Gaza Strip, the White House said.Obama expressed his support during a phone conversation with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who called the US president to “provide an update on the situation in […]

High-tech battles for new film

Sunday, July 9, 2017

Film poster for Brother. Photo provided to the actors in the upcoming wartime thriller Brothers, the biggest challenge was to perform against a green screen, imagining it was, in fact, a battlefield.The movie, set in World War II, features brothers who are tragically turned into rivals as they fight for the Communist Party and […]

Boeing sees big expansion in long-haul air market

Sunday, July 9, 2017

A Boeing employee uses a lift to get a view of an 787 engine during a media presentation at Boeing’s site in Everett. Firm says nation may become first $1 trillion plus aviation marketBoeing Co said on Tuesday that China is now the most dynamic market for international flights, and it is very positive about […]

French hip-hop choreographer brings his work to Beijing

Sunday, July 9, 2017

Kader Attou talks about his upcoming dance show at the French Culture Center in Beijing. The Roots, a dance show exploring “a human adventure” by Kader Attou, director of the prestigious Centre Chorégraphique National de La Rochelle and a famous hip-hop dancer and choreographer, along with 10 exceptional dancers, will be on show at the […]

Bilateral talks best option to solve South China Sea dispute

Saturday, July 8, 2017

BARCELONA – “Bilateral agreement is the best solution” for resolving the dispute in the South China Sea, Spanish political scientist and PhD in Intercultural Studies Marc Selgas Cors said in a recent interview with Xinhua. It is expected that the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague will soon announce the decision on the arbitration […]

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