China Russian film festival opens in Beijing

A film festival jointly hosted by China and Russia opened here Friday, scheduled to screen seven Russian films in Beijing and Wuhan, capital of central China’s Hubei Province. The opening film was “Salyut 7,” a 2017 historical drama based on actual events in 1985 related to a space mission of the Soviet Union. Another film […]

Xi stresses improving innovation capabilities for key, core technologies

President Xi Jinping has stressed improving innovation capabilities for key and core technologies to offer a strong technological guarantee for China’s development. Key and core technologies are crucial to a country and bear major significance for promoting China’s high-quality economic development and maintaining national security, Xi, also head of the Central Committee for Financial and […]

China’s air quality improves: top legislature inspection report

China’s air quality has improved across the country, showed a report on the implementation of the Air Pollution Control Law on Monday. The Air Pollution Control Law and the action plan on air pollution control have been well implemented across the country since the 18th Communist Party of China National Congress in 2012, said the […]

China’s economic fundamentals point towards high-quality development

China’s economic fundamentals point towards high-quality development

Although China’s growth data for the first half of the year is yet to be released, a glimpse into the positive changes in economic fundamentals showed China is moving steadily towards its goal of high-quality development. With overall economic activity maintaining stable expansion and industrial and service production picking up pace, China’s sound economic fundamentals […]

Passenger plane from China’s Taiwan makes emergency landing in Japan

A passenger plane from China’s Taiwan made an emergency landing Sunday at an airport in central Japan. The China Airlines plane from Taipei was scheduled to land at Toyama Airport around noon, but failed to do so due to unstable air currents, according to Japan’s Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Ministry. The pilot, after trying […]

China to improve management of state-owned financial capital

China will improve the management of state-owned financial capital to better serve the real economy, guard against financial risks and deepen financial reform. The state-owned financial capital is an important guarantee of promoting national modernization and maintaining national financial security, according to the guideline issued jointly by the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee […]

Zhou Yongkang investigated for serious disciplinary violation

The Communist Party of China (CPC) announced on Tuesday an investigation into Zhou Yongkang, the latest and highest ranking “tiger” in the anti-corruption campaign’s crosshairs. The investigation of Zhou, a former Standing Committee member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, for suspected “serious disciplinary violations” will be conducted by the CPC Central […]

China to upgrade transport infrastructures in Tibet

China has vowed to further promote the development of transport infrastructures in Tibet to make travels on “the roof of the world” much easier. The Ministry of Transport (MOT) said in a guideline that China aims to expand highways in the autonomous region to 110,000 kilometers by 2020. China plans to complete a primary network […]

China to shut down 1700 small collieries

China’s work safety watchdog on Thursday vowed to close over 1,700 accident-prone small coal mines in a bid to enhance safety and reduce casualties. Yang Dongliang, head of the State Administration of Work Safety, said collieries with an annual capacity under 90,000 tonnes will be shut down in 50 coal-rich counties in 12 provincial-level regions. […]

Three Chinese officials investigated for corruption

Prosecutors have opened investigations into two officials and transferred the case of another to prosecution for suspected abuse of power and bribery, said the Supreme People’s Procuratorate (SPP) Tuesday. Nong Xiaowen, former board chairman of the Guangxi Tourism Investment Group Co., Ltd., and Kong Xiangpeng, former deputy director of the Standing Committee of the Wuzhou […]

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