China gears up for Spring Festival travel rush

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China gears up for Spring Festival travel rush

Nation

China-US relations contribute to world peace, prosperity

"The establishment of China-US diplomatic relations has had a huge and profound impact on the development of our bilateral relations and the maintenance of world peace." 
Nation

China's pollution control meets 2018 targets

China has met its annual target for pollution control in 2018, with more blue skies, cleaner waters and greener mountains.
Nation

China's tourism sectors report faster growth

China's tourism and related industries posted faster value added growth in 2017.
Auto

Tesla recalls Model S vehicles in China over defective airbags

Electric vehicle maker Tesla will recall 14,123 of its Model S vehicles in China to replace potentially faulty front passenger airbags, according to China's market regulator.
World

Death toll from Mexico pipeline blast rises to 73

At least 73 people have been killed in Friday's fuel pipeline explosion in Mexico's central state of Hidalgo, said governor Omar Fayad on Saturday evening.
Nation

Students most vulnerable to online fraud: report

School students are the most vulnerable group in online fraud schemes, accounting for over 40 percent of victims, a research report has shown.
Metro

City temple presents couplets and best wishes

The city's Jade Buddha Temple presented hundreds of Spring Festival couplets to citizens over the weekend in an annual celebration to wish for health and good fortune.
Metro

Shaoxing gears up for integrated development of Yangtze River Delta

Authorities from Shaoxing in neighboring Zhejiang Province signed 15 projects totaling 35.18 billion yuan (US$5.2 billion) in Shanghai on Saturday. 
Metro

Light exhibition adds a splash of color to the New Year

A magic light exhibition blending the traditional Spring Festival flavor and modern art will officially kick off on Monday on the Bund.
Metro

Martial arts fans mark Chin Woo master's 150th birthday in Shanghai

A thousand martial arts lovers practiced traditional Chin Woo boxing in Hongkou District on Saturday to commemorate the 150th birthday of Chinese martial arts master Huo Yuanjia.
Auto

Car plate price hits 89,565 yuan (US$13,217) this month

Shanghai's car plate auction for January concluded Saturday morning, with 168,614 people signing up for 12,832 car plates, making the success rate stand at 7.6 percent.
Finance

Chinese banks' forex settlement deficit narrows in December

China's commercial banks reported a drop in their forex settlement deficit in December, official data showed.
World

WHO launches probe into alleged internal misconduct

Director-General of the World Health Organization has ordered an internal inquiry after receiving anonymous emails alleging racism, sexism and misspending within the health agency.
Lifestyle

Flower power adds magical touch to lives

Feel disconnected from nature? Flower shops challenge us to add the color and brightness of nature to the hustle and bustle of city life. 
World

DPRK, US representatives meet in Swedish capital

Senior representatives from Pyongyang and Washington met here to prepare for a second summit meeting between US President Donald Trump and DPRK top leader Kim Jong Un.
Event

Over 500 companies confirm participation in China's 2nd CIIE

More than 500 companies from all over the world have confirmed participation in the second China International Import Expo, scheduled in early November this year.
World

Trump accuses ex-lawyer Cohen of lying to reduce jail time

US President Donald Trump on Friday accused his former long-term personal lawyer Michael Cohen of "lying to reduce his jail time."
World

White House imposes new restrictions on congressional trips over shutdown

The White House on Friday barred Congress members from using government planes without prior written approval.
World

White House says 2nd Trump-Kim summit to happen 'near the end of February'

The White House said Friday that the second summit between US President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un, top leader of the DPRK, "will take place near the end of February."
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