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Amnesty urges international community to take action on Uighurs

The human rights organization Amnesty International on Thursday called on the international community to do more to halt the persecution of the Muslim minority...
A China-Europe freight train loaded with electronic products departs from the Chengdu International Railway Port, starting a 13-day journey to its destination Tilburg, the Netherlands, Feb. 19, 2020. Photo by Bai Guibin, People’s Daily Online

China Decries US Efforts to Depict It As Adversary to Boost Competitiveness

The United States is free to choose whatever measures it wants to develop and improve competitiveness, but Beijing opposes Washington's efforts to use China...

Russia Was Forced to Denounce Open Skies Treaty After US Unilateral Moves – Beijing

Russia was forced to denounce the Open Skies Treaty after Washington's unilateral withdrawal, the Chinese Foreign Ministry's spokesman, Wang Wenbin, said on Wednesday. On Monday,...
COVID 19 vaccine

At least 70 percent of China’s target population to be vaccinated by year end

At least 70 percent of the target population in China is expected to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by the end of this year, according...

Six killed, 15 injured in stabbing attack in eastern China

At least six people were killed and 15 injured in a random knife attack in eastern China's Anhui province on Saturday afternoon. The stabbings took...

Biden Believes China Should Not Engage in Global Trade Rules Creation

US President Joe Biden said that China should not participate in the development of rules for global commerce and technology. "While in Brussels, I’ll meet...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel

European countries urge explanation on alleged U.S. spying on Merkel and officials

European countries are demanding the United States and Denmark to give explanation as soon as possible on reports that the U.S. intelligence agency...
Bird Flu

China’s Watchdog Confirms 1st Case of H10N3 Bird Flu Strain in Human

The first human case of the H10N3 strain of bird flu has been registered in China's eastern province of Jiangsu, the National Health Commission...

CPC achievements beacon for people across world – British party official

China's achievements in ending absolute poverty and defeating COVID-19 under the leadership of the Communist Party of China (CPC) are "a beacon" for the...
An exhibitor presents a machine on exhibit at an agricultural expo in Hohhot, North China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region on March 16. The three-day event, which ends on March 18, has attracted more than 450 companies from across the country to showcase their latest technologies and patented products, in a fresh push for rural and pastoral revitalization. Photo by Ding Genhou/People’s Daily Online

China’s April retail sales miss analyst expectations

China's year-on-year retail sales rose 17.7 per cent in April, the National Bureau of Statistics said Monday, missing analyst expectations of 25-per-cent growth...
A Palestinian firefighter puts out a fire that broke out on a house after an Israeli airstrike in the southern Gaza Strip city of Khan Younis, May 16, 2021. According to the Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza, the number of Palestinians killed in the Gaza Strip since Monday reached 188, including 55 children and 33 women, in addition to more than 1,000 injuries. (Photo by Yasser Qudih/Xinhua)

UN Security Council urges cessation of violence amid Israeli-Palestinian tension

As the Israeli-Palestinian conflict keeps escalating, the United Nations (UN) Security Council on Sunday held an open debate on the situation, during which countries...

More Chinese vaccines arrive in Senegal

Senegal on Friday received another batch of Sinopharm vaccines offered by China. The vaccines were carried back by Senegalese national flag carrier...

Global COVID-19 cases continue rising and vaccination picks up with China’s vaccines showing efficacy

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage across the world with some countries bracing for fresh surges of confirmed cases. Yet vaccination worldwide has been...
People visit an ancient town in Changxing County, Huzhou, east China's Zhejiang Province, Feb. 17, 2021. (Photo by Wu Zheng/People's Daily Online)

China’s population grows to 1.41 billion people

China's population has grown by 5.38 per cent in the last ten years to 1.41 billion people, the country's statistics office said on Tuesday...
IOC, IPC, Tokyo 2020

IOC to continue to “work with full engagement” towards safe Olympics

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will continue to "work with full engagement" towards a safe Olympics, an IOC spokesperson told Xinhua. Japanese...

China’s Long March 5B rocket debris lands in Indian Ocean

Debris from a rocket launched as part of China's efforts to build its own space station on Sunday re-entered Earth's atmosphere, state media reported,...

Draft Chinese law mulls charging diners handling fee for wasting food

Diners leaving an excessive amount of food waste in restaurants may be asked to pay a handling fee, according to a draft Chinese law...
HANDOUT - John Kerry, US special presidential envoy for climate, speaks during a press conference in Seoul on April 18, 2021. Photo: -/US Embassy in South Korea via YNA/dpa

Beijing-Washington to cooperate on climate, as Kerry touts US summit

Following talks between US climate envoy John Kerry and his Chinese counterpart, Xie Zhenhua, the world's two largest producers of greenhouse gases issued a...
Global climate

Merkel, Xi and Macron talk climate policy during online summit

(dpa) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Chinese President Xi Xinping and French President Emmanuel Macron are to meet for online talks on efforts to...
China’s economy

China’s economy sees record 18.3 percent growth in first quarter

(dpa) - China's economy has largely overcome the coronavirus crisis and started the year with record growth. The world's second-largest economy saw 18.3 per cent...
climate change

US climate envoy Kerry in China to discuss climate goals

(dpa) - John Kerry, special envoy for climate of the US government, arrived in China on Thursday for talks with his counterpart Xie Zhenhua. Kerry...
Flag China

Chinese exports rise by 30.6 percent in March

China's exports rose by 30.6 per cent in March compared to the same period last year, marking further strong growth for the country's...
FILED - A health worker prepares a syringe with a dose of the Covid-19 vaccine in this illustrative shot from February 19, 2021. Photo: -/TPG via ZUMA Press/dpa

Chinese official: Comments on low vaccine efficacy ‘misunderstanding’

(dpa) - China's top disease control official says his comments on the effectiveness of his country's vaccines over the weekend were misinterpreted. The director of...

Booming China-Africa logistics offers lifeline, economic promise for Africa

Ethiopia's national flag carrier Ethiopian Airlines has recently transported a batch of COVID-19 vaccines from Beijing to Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe. So far,...
BEIJING, July 11, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on July 3, 2020 shows the research center of the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba on the "AIsland" of Zhangjiang Science City in Pudong New Area, east China's Shanghai. TO GO WITH XINHUA HEADLINES OF JULY 11 (Xinhua/Fang Zhe)

Chinese competition regulator fines Alibaba US42.8 billion

(dpa) - Chinese regulators fined Alibaba Group 2.8 billion dollars on Saturday over charges the online retail giant violated monopoly rules, state media reported. China's...

China’s inflation turns positive: PPI rises most since 2018

(dpa-AFX) - China's consumer price inflation turned positive in March largely due to a rise in fuel prices and the factory gate inflation rose...
China sea

Duterte: South China Sea rift won’t affect friendly ties with Beijing

(dpa) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Tuesday his country's dispute with Beijing over activity in the South China Sea will not affect...

Ethiopian Airlines lifts one million plus COVID -19 vaccine doses from Beijing to Harare

Ethiopian Airlines has transported 1,056,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in a single flight. The Airlines transported the vaccines in 6 envirotainers from Beijing to Harare...
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BBC correspondent leaves China due to safety concerns

(dpa) - A BBC correspondent has left China due to safety concerns and will now report on the country from Taiwan, the British broadcaster...

Chinese and Cameroonian FMs exchange congratulations on 50th anniversary of diplomatic ties

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi exchanged congratulatory messages with Cameroon's Minister of External Relations Lejeune Mbella Mbella on Friday on the...