Pigs appear in Shanghai for the upcoming Year of the Pig festivities

Shanghai has been getting into the spirit of China's Year of the Pig, which starts early next month.

99-meter-long dragon dances to celebrate breaking two world records

The opening ceremony of 2019 Dragon Cultural Festival is held at the Tianzi Mountain in the city of Qingyuan in Guangdong Province on January 19, 2019.

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AI used to help manage proceedings in a Shanghai court
China2019/01/24 17:44:42January 24 2019 21:00:27

AI used to help manage proceedings in a Shanghai court

Artificial intelligence (AI) technology was used in court in China for the first time this week, when a new system installed at a local court in Shanghai was used to present evidence, highlight flaws in the chain of evidence, and transcribe the proceedings.

White paper shows improved English language performance on Chinese mainland
China2019/01/24 17:43:49January 24 2019 21:00:27

White paper shows improved English language performance on Chinese mainland

Academic test-takers for the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) on the Chinese mainland are shown to have improved in all four language skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing from 2012 to 2018.

Huawei launches first chipset for 5G base stations
China2019/01/24 17:42:24January 24 2019 21:00:27

Huawei launches first chipset for 5G base stations

China's telecoms tech giant Huawei unveiled its first chipset for 5G base stations at a launch in Beijing on Thursday.

China's public budget expenditure hits record high
Business2019/01/24 09:30:19January 24 2019 21:00:27

China's public budget expenditure hits record high

China's public budget expenditure reached a record high while revenue grew steadily, official data showed Wednesday.

Venezuela breaks off diplomatic relations with US
World2019/01/24 09:29:29January 24 2019 21:00:27

Venezuela breaks off diplomatic relations with US

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced on Wednesday that the country has cut off diplomatic relations with the United States, giving American diplomats 72 hours to leave the country.

Cloned monkeys shed light on circadian disorders
China2019/01/24 09:28:08January 24 2019 21:00:27

Cloned monkeys shed light on circadian disorders

The first five monkey clones made from a gene-edited parent with biological rhythm problems-known as circadian rhythms-were born during the last six months in Shanghai. Subsequent observations could result in help for humans with similar disorders.

Fall in Love with Zhengzhou -- Something you need to know about Zhongmou country
China2019/01/23 19:03:13January 24 2019 21:00:27

Fall in Love with Zhengzhou -- Something you need to know about Zhongmou country

Zhongmou County is located in the hinterland of the Central Plains on the coast of the Yellow River. It belongs to Zhengzhou City, which is the provincial capital of Henan Province

Third medical aid team from China arrives at Pakistan's Gwadar Province
World2019/01/23 18:55:04January 24 2019 21:00:27

Third medical aid team from China arrives at Pakistan's Gwadar Province

A third team of aid workers from China has arrived at Gwadar Port in southwestern Pakistan to provide medical humanitarian assistance to the local community.

Xi extends Spring Festival greetings to military veterans
China2019/01/23 18:54:36January 24 2019 21:00:27

Xi extends Spring Festival greetings to military veterans

President Xi Jinping on Tuesday extended his Spring Festival greetings to military veterans and retired military officials.

Fall in Love with Zhengzhou -- Something you need to know about Huiji District
China2019/01/23 18:52:51January 24 2019 21:00:27

Fall in Love with Zhengzhou -- Something you need to know about Huiji District

Huiji District of Zhengzhou City is close to the Yellow River to the north and Mangshan Mountain to the west. It covers an area of 232.8 km2, and has a population of 300 thousand

Fall in Love with Zhengzhou -- Something you need to know about Jinshui District
China2019/01/23 18:33:25January 24 2019 21:00:27

Fall in Love with Zhengzhou -- Something you need to know about Jinshui District

Jinshui District is located in northeast of Zhengzhou which is the provincial capital of Henan Province. Its name comes from the Jinshui River which existed in its area during the Spring and Autumn Period

Starbucks rolls out delivery service for coffee drinkers
Business2019/01/23 09:20:30January 24 2019 21:00:27

Starbucks rolls out delivery service for coffee drinkers

Starbucks is expanding its delivery service and aims to offer it at nearly one-fourth of its U.S. company-operated coffee shops.

Russian heavy bomber crash-lands in Arctic, killing 3
World2019/01/23 09:19:47January 24 2019 21:00:27

Russian heavy bomber crash-lands in Arctic, killing 3

A Russian long-range bomber crash-landed in the Arctic Tuesday, leaving three of its crew of four dead, officials said.

Chinese premier pledges to promote ties with Cambodia to new high
China2019/01/23 09:19:01January 24 2019 21:00:27

Chinese premier pledges to promote ties with Cambodia to new high

Premier Li Keqiang on Tuesday held talks with visiting Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen, pledging to forge ahead the friendship and cooperation with Cambodia to a higher level.

China urges U.S. to drop Huawei CFO extradition
China2019/01/22 20:38:12January 24 2019 21:00:27

China urges U.S. to drop Huawei CFO extradition

China's foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying urged the U.S. to correct its mistake and drop the extradition request of Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of China's Huawei, on Tuesday.

Russian plane lands after reports of man demanding to divert
World2019/01/22 20:36:39January 24 2019 21:00:27

Russian plane lands after reports of man demanding to divert

A Russian Aeroflot flight SU1515 landed at the airport of Khanty-Mansiysk after a man on board reportedly demanded to divert the plane to Afghanistan, TASS reported on Tuesday.

Global economic growth to remain at 3 pct in 2019-2020: UN
Business2019/01/22 09:08:28January 24 2019 21:00:27

Global economic growth to remain at 3 pct in 2019-2020: UN

The global economy will continue to grow at a steady pace of around 3 percent in 2019 and 2020 amid signs that global growth has peaked, the United Nations said Monday.

Russia: 14 sailors killed when ships catch fire in Black Sea
World2019/01/22 09:07:32January 24 2019 21:00:27

Russia: 14 sailors killed when ships catch fire in Black Sea

Two Tanzanian-flagged commercial vessels caught fire in the Black Sea, leaving at least 14 sailors dead, Russian officials said Monday. Five other sailors were missing.

FM: CNN report on Uyghur woman a 'deliberate lie'
China2019/01/22 09:06:21January 24 2019 21:00:27

FM: CNN report on Uyghur woman a 'deliberate lie'

US media's report of China's Uyghur woman Mihrigul Tursun is a "totally deliberate lie," and foreign media and the US government should cease tarnishing China's ethnic policy lest they embarrass themselves, said a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson.

A rubbish job: collecting garbage on the roof of the world
China2019/01/21 13:44:29January 24 2019 21:00:27

A rubbish job: collecting garbage on the roof of the world

Trash collectors are desperately needed on Mount Qomolangma, as tons of waste is being left on the famed peak by ever-increasing numbers of visitors.


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