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China

China e-commerce market to grow 19 pct in 2017: report

​The e-commerce market in China is expected to grow by about 19 percent year on year in 2017, a report said on Thursday.

First Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Cooperation Forum kicks off

​The first Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Cooperation Forum opened in Shenzhen, south China’s Guangdong Province on Thursday, with many honored guests delivering excellent speeches at the opening ceremony.

Heavy rain continues to batter large swathes of China

​The National Meteorological Center (NMC) renewed its yellow alert for rainstorms on Friday morning, as heavy rain continues to lash large areas along the Yangtze River in the southern part of the country and in the provinces of Hebei and Shandong, and Tianjin Municipality in the north.

Politics MORE

China willing to maintain coordination with US on DPRK issue

China willing to maintain coordination with US on DPRK issue

Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi discussed on Thursday the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue with US President Donald Trump in Washington and extended Chinese President Xi Jinping's regards to him.

Economy MORE

China’s digital ads market to hit $50b in 2017

China’s digital ads market to hit $50b in 2017

The Chinese digital advertising market is expected to reach US$50 billion by the end of 2017, an eMarketer report said on Monday.

Society MORE

Plastic surgery is booming in China, but not without risk

Plastic surgery is booming in China, but not without risk

For people in China today, especially the burgeoning middle class, rising income levels are opening doors to a greater range of choices.

Military MORE

China deploys first peacekeeping helicopter unit to Sudan

China deploys first peacekeeping helicopter unit to Sudan

China’s first helicopter unit departed for Sudan on Saturday to join the United Nations peacekeeping operations in Darfur.

China Leaders

Xi, Putin meet on bilateral ties, SCO development in Astana

Xi, Putin meet on bilateral ties, SCO development in Astana

​Chinese President Xi Jinping met with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Thursday in Astana, pledging to enhance bilateral ties and promote the role of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO).

China Economic Reform

China opens more areas of economy for foreign capital

China opens more areas of economy for foreign capital

​China's moves to further ease foreign investment policies will open doors in some monopoly sectors this year while prohibiting local governments from curbing foreign companies, experts said.

China Voice

Joint efforts can better protect Chinese overseas

Joint efforts can better protect Chinese overseas

​In late May, two Chinese tourists kidnapped in Quetta in Pakistan's Balochistan province may have been killed. On June 9, Zhang Yingying, a 26-year-old Chinese student visiting the University of Illinois in the United States went missing, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation is investigating the case.

Around China

China steadily moves ahead in global innovation rankings: report

China steadily moves ahead in global innovation rankings: report

​The first-ever middle-income country to join the world's top 25 innovative economies in 2016, China this year continues moving ahead on the list by three notches, displaying a strong performance in several indicators, according to the latest Global Innovation Index (GII) released on Thursday.