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In China
March 5, 2018 4:40 am gmt |
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The 13th National People’s Congress (NPC), the highest organ of state power of China exercising the legislative power, opened its first session Monday morning at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Premier Li Keqiang delivered a government work report to the opening session chaired by Li Z...
In Technology
August 27, 2017 9:20 am gmt |
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The Robot Combat Competition kicked off at the World Robot Conference on Sunday (August 27) in Beijing with enthusiasts bringing along their robots crashing and tackling with the others trying to be the winners. Three hundred and thirty teams from across the country participated in the competition wh...
In Sports
August 26, 2017 11:15 am gmt |
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Over 900 runners from around the world competed in a race to the top of Beijing’s tallest building on Saturday (August 26). The event, in which athletes climbed up the 82 floors and 2,041 stairs of Beijing’s 330 metre-tall (1082.69 ft) China World Tower, is part of a series of vertical ra...
In Latest Stories
July 9, 2017 11:02 am gmt |
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Shanghai SIPG squandered an opportunity to move top of the Chinese Super League on Sunday (July 9) with a dramatic 4-2 defeat at Changchun Yatai. League leaders Guangzhou Evergrande’s 2-0 loss to Beijing Guo’an on Saturday (July 8) had opened the door for SIPG to leapfrog them with a win....
In Latest Stories
May 12, 2017 10:11 am gmt |
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Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang’s state visit to China will achieve fruitful results and the two countries will continue to strengthen practical cooperation under the framework of Belt and Road Initiative, says Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin. Liu made the remarks on Thursday afte...
In Canada
March 26, 2017 12:44 pm gmt |
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Rachel Homan led the Canadian women’s curling team to their first World Championship title since 2008, beating Russia 8-3 in Sunday’s (March 26) final. Canada, who have lost in three finals since their 2008 victory, won all 13 of their matches in Beijing. They had already beaten Russia, l...
In World
August 16, 2016 11:19 am gmt |
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Army Chief of Staff General Mark Milley met Chinese General Li Zuocheng in Beijing on Tuesday (16th Aug). Milley attended a formal welcoming ceremony before sitting down with Li and other Chinese military officials for talks. Milley’s visit comes a few weeks after National Security Advisor Susa...
In World
July 26, 2016 7:29 am gmt |
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China has closed down several online news columns for independently reporting and publishing articles on issues that are potentially sensitive, the country’s state media said on Monday (July 25). Major portals in Chinese language like Sina, Sohu, iFeng and Netease have shut some of their politi...
In Sports
July 22, 2016 12:15 pm gmt |
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Forty-five athletes have failed dope tests after their samples from the 2008 Beijing Olympics and the 2012 London Games were reanalysed, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Friday (July 22). The results are from a second wave of retests and take the total number of athletes who tested p...
In Britain
July 22, 2016 10:33 am gmt |
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Britain’s new finance minister Philip Hammond met Chinese vice Premier Ma Kai in Beijing on Friday (July 22). Ma and Hammond greeted each other with a handshake before sitting down for talks at the Zhongnanhai Leadership Compound.¬†Hammond will attend the G20 meeting in Chengdu on Saturday (July...
In Europe
June 26, 2016 9:35 am gmt |
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Russia and China signed over 30 cooperation deals on Saturday (June 25) as President Vladimir Putin and his counterpart Xi Jinping met in Beijing. The deals covered areas such as economy and trade, foreign affairs, infrastructure, technology and innovation, agriculture, finance, energy, media, Intern...
In Europe
June 13, 2016 8:28 am gmt |
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel attended an official welcome ceremony with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing on Monday (June 13) on the second day of her trip to China. Merkel kicked off her three-day visit to the country on Sunday (June 12), at the invitation of Keqiang, amid growing pressure fr...
In Europe
June 12, 2016 11:11 am gmt |
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German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, met his Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi in Beijing on Sunday (June 12) as Chancellor Angela Merkel’s official state visit got underway in Beijing. Steinmeier shook hands with Wang before the two sides sat down to talks. The visit comes amidst growin...
In World
June 7, 2016 7:24 am gmt |
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Senior U.S. officials pressed China again on Tuesday (June 7) to reduce barriers for foreign businesses, saying concerns have grown due to a more complex regulatory environment. Foreign business confidence has been impacted by regulatory and protectionist worries, following a series of government inv...
In World
May 17, 2016 8:13 am gmt |
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China, as the host country for the 2016 G20 Summit, is actively preparing for the trade and investment meeting and related activities, said spokesperson of the Ministry of Commerce on Tuesday. Combined with opinions and suggestions of different parties, China put forward and developed several coopera...
In World
May 17, 2016 5:33 am gmt |
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China said on Monday (May 16) that it hoped Japan’s new ambassador to Beijing, Yutaka Yokoi, will work to improve strained ties between the two countries. According to the official website of Japan’s embassy in Beijing, Yutaka officially took over the ambassadorship from Masato Kitera on ...
In Europe
May 16, 2016 10:50 am gmt |
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French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault met his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing on Monday (May 16). Ayrault and Wang held a joint briefing after sitting down for talks at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The European Union’s lawmakers on Thursday (May 12)...
In World
May 6, 2016 7:14 am gmt |
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Chinese President Xi Jinping met Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Bob Iger on Thursday (May 5) in Beijing. Xi welcomed Iger and company delegates at the Great Hall of the People before sitting down for a meeting. Xi congratulated Iger on the upcoming launch of Walt Disney’s theme park in Shanghai...
In World
May 1, 2016 9:37 am gmt |
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Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met the visiting Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida in Beijing on Saturday (April 30), in a series of meetings aiming to reducing tension and improving ties between the two neighbours. China, the world’s second-largest economy, and Japan, the third-largest,...