Softer but better growth expected for Chinese economy in 2018

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Softer but better growth expected for Chinese economy in 2018

Nation

Obstruction of extra cross-Strait flights for Spring Festival reveals true nature of Taiwan administration

Taiwan aviation authority has decided not to approve 176 additional cross-Strait flights operated by China Eastern Airlines and Xiamen Airlines.
Nation

The making of heroes - the women and men of China's space program

"Our space dream knows no boundary, and our toil will never cease."
Nation

Chinese investors bullish on stock market: survey

Investors are confident that the stock market is more resilient, with increased willingness to buy, according to the survey.
Nation

Illegal drone flights raise concerns

China currently has about 20,000 unregistered unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV).
World

Deadly siege on luxury Afghan hotel ends, 9 people including attackers killed

All four attackers with suicide jackets, who stormed the Intercontinental Hotel Saturday night, had been killed and the situation had been brought under control.
Nation

Draft law requires parental access to kindergarten monitoring videos

It specifies that monitoring systems should cover every area of the kindergarten including dormitories, bathrooms and playgrounds.
Lifestyle

Meet Sophia: The face of robots is changing faster than ever

David Hanson envisions a future in which AI-powered robots evolve to become "super-intelligent genius machines" that might help solve some of mankind's most challenging problems.
Sport

Women to get equal prize money at Tour Down Under

The prize pool across all classifications for the women's race would be more than Aus$100,000 (US$79,900), compared with the initial pool of A$15,000.
World

What happens in a US government shutdown?

Non-essential government employees are placed on temporary unpaid leave. Workers deemed essential, including those dealing with public safety and national security, keep working.
Sport

Former Shanghai Shenhua head coach Poyet takes over Bordeaux

"The club has formalized the signature for one and a half years with Gustavo Poyet."
Lifestyle

Idyllic habitat of history, memories and harmony

As soon as tenants have the chance to live in the charming historic houses in Shanghai, they get attached to them. Such is the case with French lady Sandrine Zerbib.
Nation

Fisherman dies in Hong Kong after boat collision with Volvo Ocean Race yacht

A local hospital in Hong Kong confirmed on Saturday that a man died after his fishing boat's collision with a sailing yacht competing in Volvo Ocean Race.
Metro

New payment method to take Shanghai Metro popular among passengers

Paying metro trips by scanning a QR code has proved to be quite popular among commuters.
Nation

China vows 'necessary measures' after US warship nears Huangyan Island

A Foreign Ministry spokesperson vowed "necessary measures" will be undertaken to safeguard the country's sovereignty after a US warship entered waters surrounding Huangyan Island.
Nation

China begins campaign to eliminate online pyramid schemes

Chinese police will work with the State Administration for Industry and Commerce in a campaign to eliminate online pyramid schemes.
Nation

Chinese embassy spokesperson denounces US Cold War mentality in response to US National Defense Strategy

A spokesperson of the Chinese embassy in the United States said on Friday that Cold War mentality and zero-sum game mindset would only lead to conflict and confrontation.
World

US government shutdown begins as spending bill fails in Senate

The US government shut down at midnight on Friday after Democrats and Republicans failed to reach a last-minute deal to fund its operations
World

Malaysia says new-born giant panda is female

The baby giant panda newly born in Malaysia is a female, a Malaysian official said Saturday.
Nation

China's gender imbalance reduces further in 2017

China's gender imbalance was further reduced in 2017, thanks to the introduction of the "second-child policy," according to experts.
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