Top five banks to make mobile transfers between them free

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

China’s five largest commercial lenders started providing interbank transfers and transfers within accounts of a bank via mobile banking for free on Feb 25, 2016. China’s five largest commercial lenders started providing interbank transfers and transfers within accounts of a bank via mobile banking for free on Thursday, as part of their efforts to deal […]

Obama, Bush embark for Mandela memorial

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

US President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama depart Joint Base Andrews in Washington en route to Johannesburg Dec 9, 2013. Obama will attend the memorial service for South Africa’s Nelson Mandela on Tuesday.ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE – US President Barack Obama embarked on a three-day trip on Monday with former President George W. […]

Doctor a hero to rural Xinjiang community

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Mei Lian rides to visit a patient on the grasslands. In the Kazakh language, baerluke means abundant, rich and having all that’s needed.However, nomads herding cattle on Baerluke Mountain – located on the Chinese border with Kazakhstan in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region – have always lived with a shortage of doctors.”Baerluke needs me,” says […]

Chinese FM expresses condolences over Sri Lanka flood disaster

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Friday sent a message to his Sri Lankan counterpart Mangala Samaraweera, extending condolences over the flash floods and landslides hitting the island country.In the message, Wang expressed deep sympathy to the Sri Lankan government and people in the stricken area and conveyed profound condolences to the victims of the […]

Samsung likely to permanently halt Galaxy Note 7 sales: report

Monday, September 25, 2017

A man passes by a Samsung’s store in Nanjing, East China’s Jiangsu province, Oct 10, 2016. SEOUL – Samsung Electronics Co Ltd will likely stop selling its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones permanently following the latest halt of sales and production, South Korea’s Hankyoreh newspaper reported on Tuesday citing unnamed sources.The paper said Samsung would likely […]

Human tests start on collagen complex to repair spinal cord injury

Monday, September 25, 2017

Chinese scientists and doctors began a landmark clinical trial in which they use a collagen complex and stem cells to repair damaged human spinal cord. Six patients have signed up for the trial and the first surgery was completed on Friday, said a statement from the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) on Saturday. The research […]

Wolf-sized otter fossil discovered in SW China

Sunday, September 24, 2017

KUNMING – Fossils of a newly discovered otter species dating back about 6 million years have been found in southwest China’s Yunnan Province. The well-preserved fossil has a nearly complete cranium and mandible and a partial skeleton. The otter, named Siamogale melilutra, weighed about 50 kilograms, around the same as a wolf, and measured up […]

Sigrid Kaag named new UN coordinator for Lebanon

Saturday, September 23, 2017

UNITED NATIONS – Sigrid Kaag, who has led the joint mission to eliminate Syria’s chemical weapons, was named new UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon Monday. UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric announced the appointment by the UN chief Ban Ki-moon at a regular briefing here. Kaag will succeed Derek Plumbly of the United Kingdom, who has led […]

Village awaits return of Buddha statue with monk inside

Saturday, September 23, 2017

A Buddha statue is displayed at the Natural History Museum in Budapest March 4, 2015.The fading banner hanging across the gate posts of Puzhao Temple reads “We hope that the statue of Patriach Zhanggong will come home soon.”The statue, which contains the body of a Buddhist monk and is the heartof Yangchun village in Southern […]

China incentivizes local govts on reforms

Friday, September 22, 2017

BEIJING — Local governments will receive incentives and fiscal support for implementing reforms and policies to support growth, officials announced at a State Council Information Office press conference Friday. Currently, there are 24 incentive measures, focusing on sectors including capacity cuts, private investment and social welfare. Li Pumin, secretary general of the National Development and […]

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