• Around China August 18, 2020

    Shenzhen announces citywide 5G coverage

    Shenzhen Mayor Chen Rugui announced on Monday that the city has achieved full coverage of 5G independent networking.

  • Around China August 18, 2020

    Beijing-Xiong'an high-speed railway marks new milestone

    Track laying for a high-speed railway linking Beijing and Xiong'an New Area in neighboring Hebei province was completed on Monday, marking a countdown to the full operation of the line, according to local railway operator.

  • Around China August 17, 2020

    New road in Nujiang links isolated towns in SW hinterlands

    A scenic road in China's southwestern Yunnan province opened to traffic after over two years of construction. With a total length of 288.3 kilometers, the road links up the remote areas of Gongshan, Fugong, and Lushui in the Nujiang Lisu Autonomous Prefecture, benefiting 300,000 people in 17 towns.

  • Around China August 17, 2020

    Nujiang scenic road links SW hinterlands

    A new road in China's southwestern province of Yunnan opened to traffic in December 2019. It is the only road linking Gongshan county, Fugong county, and Lushui city, benefitting over 300,000 people in 17 towns.

  • Economy August 17, 2020

    Chinese industrial economy's fundamentals remain sound despite COVID-19

    The sound fundamentals backing China's industrial economy has remained intact despite the impact of COVID-19, but efforts must be made to combat challenges and make up for the losses, a senior industrial official has said.

  • Society August 17, 2020

    Guideline sets rules for school reopenings in fall

    Chinese authorities have rolled out plans for the opening of schools for the autumn semester that include targeted COVID-19 control and prevention measures to safeguard the health of students and teachers.

  • Around China August 17, 2020

    NPC Standing Committee's decision in line with 'one country, two systems'

    A senior official of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government said Sunday that the decision of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) on the continuing discharge of duties by the sixth Legislative Council (LegCo) of the HKSAR followed the constitutional order and is in line with "one country" and respects "two systems."

  • Around China August 17, 2020

    China steps up flood control in Yangtze River

    China's Ministry of Water Resources on Sunday urged greater efforts in flood control as another flood in the Yangtze River will occur in its upper reaches.

  • Economy August 14, 2020

    China eyes more opportunities for foreign companies: Spokesperson

    China will continue to expand its opening-up and optimize the business environment with an aim to provide more opportunities for companies around the world, a spokesperson said Thursday.

  • International Cooperation August 14, 2020

    Fast lanes help foreign businesses resume work

    For some foreign businesses in China, fast lane programs established between China and a number of countries have been a key contributor to their resumption of operations even as the COVID-19 pandemic harmed the global economy and affected international business travel.

  • Around China August 14, 2020

    Hainan free trade port signs 12 foreign-funded projects

    A total of 12 overseas enterprises, including tourism giant TUI Group from Germany, signed cooperation agreements on major projects within the free trade port in south China's Hainan province on Thursday.

  • Economy August 14, 2020

    China's FDI inflow up 15.8% in July

    Foreign direct investment (FDI) into the Chinese mainland, in actual use, expanded 15.8 percent year on year to 63.47 billion yuan (about US$9.14 billion) in July, the Ministry of Commerce said Thursday.

  • Around China August 13, 2020

    Isolated village builds road to prosperity

    ​Thanks to its aspiration and determination of building a road on a cliff, Dianziping village, a poverty-stricken village located in the mountains of central China's Hubei province, has blazed a new path to prosperity. The convenient transportation and beautiful scenery increased the popularity of the village and spurred a boom in businesses including rural homestays and local specialty sales.

  • Economy August 13, 2020

    Pilot plan to buoy services trade growth

    China has expanded the pilot program to spur innovative development of the services trade to 28 cities and regions, underscoring the country's efforts to stabilize foreign trade and foster new growth drivers amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Economy August 13, 2020

    Tourism market further recovers as cross-provincial travel resumes

    As trans-provincial travel in China resumed after months-long suspension due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the usual hustle and bustle returns to tourist attractions across the country.

  • Diplomacy August 13, 2020

    China opposes US-Taiwan official interactions under any pretext: FM

    Foreign ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian on Wednesday said China firmly opposed any official interactions between the United States and Taiwan under any pretext.

  • Sci-Tech August 13, 2020

    Wuhan lab scientists reject coronavirus leak allegation, urge int'l cooperation

    The currently raging coronavirus "could not have been leaked from a lab," Chinese virologists told U.S. media Monday, calling for more international cooperation during the turbulent period disrupted by the pandemic.

  • Economy August 13, 2020

    China works to further stabilize foreign trade, investment

    China has rolled out more measures to protect foreign trade entities and keep supply chains stable against the economic fallout of the unabated COVID-19 pandemic, according to a guideline issued by the State Council.

  • Sci-Tech August 12, 2020

    China achieves progress in battle against cyber crimes: Report

    China has made headway in cracking down on illegal online businesses, said a report on the country's cybersecurity in 2019.

  • Economy August 12, 2020

    China sees recovering air travel demands

    China's air travel demand has recovered significantly since June with a continuous increase in the volume of flights, according to the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC).

  • Education August 12, 2020

    Rural applicant for archaeology unfazed by online controversies

    Zhong Fangrong, a rural Chinese student and top performer in the college entrance exams, has grasped national headlines by choosing to study archaeology, defying a long-held stereotype that the major, and humanities in general, are not meant for social ladder climbers.

  • Sci-Tech August 12, 2020

    China leads peers in 5G investments

    China has taken the lead in global 5G development, with nearly half of worldwide investment by the country this year, according to the latest reports.

  • Politics August 12, 2020

    NPC extends operation of HK legislature

    China's top legislature on Tuesday adopted a decision to continue the operation of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region's sixth Legislative Council for no less than one year.

  • Environment August 11, 2020

    Ecological protection aids poverty fight

    China's ecology protection efforts have injected vitality into the country's poverty alleviation work, an official with the National Forestry and Grassland Administration said.

  • Economy August 11, 2020

    133 Chinese companies listed on Fortune Global 500

    A total of 133 Chinese companies are on this year's Fortune Global 500 list, including those from Hong Kong and Taiwan, Fortune magazine announced on Monday.

  • Economy August 11, 2020

    New strategy soon to bolster development

    Efforts set to foster market-oriented and world-class business environment

  • Politics August 11, 2020

    China's top anti-corruption watchdog nets over 3,800 overseas fugitives

    The National Supervisory Commission, China's top anti-corruption watchdog, has brought back a total of 3,848 fugitives from overseas since it was established in early 2018, according to a report.

  • Around China August 11, 2020

    China recognized as one of the safest countries: Report

    China is widely accepted as one of the safest countries with the number of criminal cases filed in 2019 dropping by 24.3 percent from 2016, according to a work report.

  • Diplomacy August 11, 2020

    China sanctions 11 US officials with egregious records on Hong Kong affairs

    China on Monday announced sanctions against 11 U.S. officials with egregious records on Hong Kong affairs, according to Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian at a press briefing.

  • Economy August 10, 2020

    China's inflation rises in July, propelled by food prices

    China's consumer inflation accelerated for the second straight month in July on the back of higher food prices, official data showed Monday.

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