China one step closer to nuke-powered aircraft carrier with cutting-edge icebreaker comes on stream
China has opened the bid to construct its first nuclear-powered icebreaker support ship, a move to prepare for the construction of a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, military observers said.
In a rare move, Chinese province Jiangxi restricts abortion
Jiangxi Province has issued a new rule on having an abortion after the 14th week of pregnancy, saying the woman must have the signed consent of three medical professionals.
Xi meets executives of famous multinational companies
Chinese President Xi Jinping Thursday met with executives of a number of famous multinational companies, who are in Beijing to attend a special session of the round-table summit of the Global CEO Council.
Yulin celebrates low-profile dog meat festival
The traditional dog meat festival in Yulin, South China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, which begins on Thursday this year, will take place in a much more undisturbed manner this year, with few animal rights protests reported before the event.
57% World Cup ticket buyers from China are women who want to see players up close
Although China failed to reach the World Cup finals in Russia, Chinese soccer fans' passion for the tournament appears to have not been affected, as they are expected to spend over 3 billion yuan ($461 million) in the host country.
Chinese firms to replicate success in India amid warming ties
India is the next land of possibility for Chinese companies hoping to replicate their success abroad, but they need to find new business models to survive, experts said Thursday.
Audit exposes China's central SOEs flaws, weaknesses
A recent audit of central State-owned enterprises (SOEs) has exposed problems such as declining asset values, excessive vehicle purchases and substandard assessment procedures for investments and mergers.
Patience urged after Pope signals hope for relations, dialogue with China
Pope Francis' recent remarks on China expressed a positive signal for dialogue between the two countries, a Chinese expert said Thursday, while calling for more patience as it takes time to reach consensus on the thorny issues that go beyond religion.
North Korea deserves trust as Kim shows resolution on China trip: analysts
The visit of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to China showcased the country's resolution on denuclearization and pursuit of development, analysts said but noting international-level doubts toward the North still exist.