China's GDP grows 6.8% in H1

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China's GDP grows 6.8% in H1

Nation

Xi to promote practical cooperation, global governance reform in first overseas trip after re-election

Xi is to carry out a major diplomatic move from July 19 to 28, paying state visits to the UAE, Senegal, Rwanda and S. Africa, and attending the 10th BRICS summit in Johannesburg.
Tech

Vatti refunds consumers after France win World Cup

Vatti promised in June that consumers would be fully refunded for buying related kitchen products if the French soccer team claimed the World Cup crown.
Nation

Rocket technologies adapted for China's cleaner coal use

Technologies gained from developing the "heart" of rockets are helping China, one of the world's major coal consumers, use coal more cleanly and efficiently.
Sport

2019 FIFA Club World Cup has 'big chance' to be held in China, Infantino tells Alibaba founder Jack Ma

The Club World Cup is an annual tournament which features all its six confederations' champions plus the host nation's league winner. 
Nation

China refutes US criticism on unfair trade

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said on Monday protectionism cannot protect those who adopt it and unilateralism will harm everyone's interests in today's world.
Metro

5 bodies found after cargo ship sank off Shanghai

Rescuers have found five bodies after a cargo ship sank off Shanghai early Sunday morning, according to the city's maritime authorities Monday.
Nation

Heavy downpours to continue in Beijing

The meteorological authorities of Beijing said Monday that the heavy rain that started Sunday night would continue to hit parts of the city until Wednesday.
Entertainment

Fantasy film adapted from popular video game to screen in October

The film is adapted from a popular video game which has developed a large fan base in China since 2010.
Viral

Woman orders food to thank helpful nurse

A woman in east China ordered some food for a male nurse who helped her when she was in need on July 10.
Property

New home sales up in first half of 2018

Sales of new homes continued to pick up in the first half of this year, data released today by the National Bureau of Statistics showed.
Property

New home sales dip last week, ending 3-week rally

New home sales retreated last week despite a surge in new supply, ending a three-week rally and dragging the transaction volume below the 100,000-square-meter threshold again.
Viral

Police officer on vacation saves over 20 people trapped in flooding

"I don't need applause or flowers – the only thing I care about was the safety of people."
Economy

Shanghai Pharma enters partnership with Canadian farm

Shanghai Pharmaceutical Holdings Shenxiang Health Medicine Co has entered into a strategic partnership with Northland Ginseng Farms in Ontario to source from a standardized site. 
Nation

Missing HK man in Malaysian triathlon found dead

Yuen Chi Yuen was supposed to start the cycling phase after a 1.5-kilometer swimming, but his wife reported to the organizer later that Yuen did not show up at the beach.
Metro

Shanghai police bust World Cup gambling gang

Shanghai police have busted an online soccer gambling gang of 14 involving more than 400 million yuan (US$60 million).
Metro

Pudong police net 91 for telecoms fraud

So far this year, Pudong police have prevented more than 1,600 telecoms scams, officers claim.
World

Croatia welcomes Chinese investment: senior lawmaker

Croatia is open to Chinese investors and companies, board chairman of the foreign policy committee of the Croatian Parliament Miro Kovac told Xinhua in an interview.
World

Silicon Valley eyes Africa as new tech frontier

Many African governments have given the tech titans an enthusiastic welcome.
World

Last body from Thai boat tragedy retrieved

A body that had been trapped under a boat that had gone down in southern Thailand two weeks ago was retrieved yesterday.
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