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Violent tornado touches down in north China, ravaging villages

Posted on: August 14th, 2018 | No Comments
  A rare tornado touched down in Jinghai District of north China’s Tianjin Municipality Monday afternoon, snapping utility poles in half and causing damage to local residences. The tornado was...

Chinese President Xi Jinping to visit PH in November

Posted on: August 9th, 2018 | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines — Chinese President Xi Jinping’s expected visit to the Philippines by year-end is the latest sign of improving relations between the two countries. Malacañang said that President...

ASEAN-China agree on draft Code of Conduct negotiating text on South China Sea

Posted on: August 6th, 2018 | No Comments
  SINGAPORE – Member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China agreed on a single draft document that will form the basis of negotiations for a...

China launches new supercomputer prototype

Posted on: August 6th, 2018 | No Comments
  China put its next-generation supercomputer into operation on Sunday, with the latest prototype exascale computing machine set to play a huge role in scientific research and offer a boost...

Trump defends trade and tariff policies; lauds return of U.S. soldiers’ remains

Posted on: August 2nd, 2018 | No Comments
  U.S. President Donald Trump defended his trade policies on Tuesday (July 31) in a speech in Florida and said American farmers hurt by retaliatory tariffs from China were bearing...

China has emerged as America’s favorite scapegoat: American economist

Posted on: July 23rd, 2018 | No Comments
American politicians like to blame others for their own problems, and China has emerged as America’s favorite scapegoat, said American economist Stephen Roach. Stephen Roach, a senior fellow of the...

China’s new Alzheimer’s drug completes phase 3 clinical trial

Posted on: July 18th, 2018 | No Comments
  A Chinese research group on Tuesday announced that a new drug to treat Alzheimer’s disease completed its third clinical trial. The drug GV-971, extracted from brown algae, was developed...

China breaks into top 20 innovative economies

Posted on: July 11th, 2018 | No Comments
  China broke into the top 20 most-innovative economies in the annual Global Innovation Index (GII) ranking published on Tuesday by Cornell University and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)....

Typhoon Maria makes landfall in east China’s Fujian

Posted on: July 11th, 2018 | No Comments
  Typhoon Maria, the eighth typhoon this year, made landfall at around 09:10 Wednesday in Lianjiang County of east China’s Fujian Province, bringing gales of up to 42 meters per...

World’s largest glass bridge opens in south China

Posted on: July 4th, 2018 | No Comments
A vertigo-inducing glass bridge suspended over a valley in Qingyuan City, south China‘s Guangdong Province, opened on June 28, to tourists’ shrieks of both excitement and fear. The 202-meter-long structure features a massive...