China optimizes freight train service to Budapest

A direct freight train service connecting east China’s port city of Xiamen and Budapest, Hungary, started Monday. At about 10 a.m., a train with 41 containers of electric products, clothes, shoes and construction materials left Haicang station in Xiamen, marking the first trip of the new route, said Zhao Liqiang, chief of the station. Xiamen […]

New concepts on int’l relations to be presented at security forum in Beijing

New concepts for understanding the world will be presented at an international security forum in Beijing later this week, as previous ones promoted by the West can no longer adapt to reality, the forum’s organizer said on Monday. The participants “are expected to come up with some new concepts for understanding the world,” Yan Xuetong, […]

Tibet’s bottled water output rises

Productions of bottled drinking water in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region has increased steadily, local authorities said. Last year, 800,000 tonnes of water was bottled, up 30 percent year on year, but well short of the target of 1 million tonnes, according to the regional industry and information technology department. The industry generated more than […]

APEC meeting provides enormous opportunity for regional economies

Visiting Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea Peter O’Neill said Monday that the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders’ Meeting, which will be held in Papua New Guinea in November, provides an enormous opportunity for many economies in the region. O’Neill, who arrived here Sunday for a two-day visit to Fiji since being elected as […]

Beijing’s new airport to be operated in Sept 2019

Beijing’s new airport will be put into operation by the end of September in 2019, according to Civil Aviation Administration of China(CAAC) at a meeting held at the airport’s construction site on the morning of July 6, 2018. CAAC officially releases a comprehensive management and control plan about the new airport’s construction and preparation work […]

China launches two satellites for Pakistan

China launched two satellites for Pakistan on a Long March-2C rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China at 11:56 a.m. Monday. The PRSS-1 is China’s first optical remote sensing satellite sold to Pakistan and the 17th satellite developed by the China Academy of Space Technology (CAST) for an overseas buyer. A scientific […]

Smartphone maker Xiaomi debuts on Hong Kong stocks

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi debuted on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange Monday, the first company which adopts a weighted voting rights with dual-class shares after Hong Kong’s major listing regime reform in 25 years. “We would like to thank the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and the Hong Kong Securities Regulatory Commission,” Lei Jun, founder and […]

Direct flight links Inner Mongolia, Russia

A new flight linking Hohhot, capital of north China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, with Russia’s capital Moscow was launched Sunday. It is the first direct flight linking the region and a European city. An Airbus 330, with 207 passengers onboard, departed from Baita International Airport at around 11 a.m., and will arrive at Sheremetyevo International […]