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Premier Li welcomes WHO head

2017-08-19 06:49:00

Premier Li Keqiang called on Friday for ongoing support from the World Health Organization as China accelerates its effort to improve its delivery of basic healthcare and medical services. Full Story

China moves higher in global innovation index: report

2017-08-18 21:16:00

China is steadily working its way toward a higher position on the world's innovation index ranking, as a report released Friday placed it 17th on the index measuring innovation capability out of 40 major ranked countries. Full Story

Chinese scientists discover itch pathway

2017-08-18 19:52:00

In a global first, Chinese scientists have found a critical pathway for transmitting the sensation of an itch from the spinal cord to the brain. Full Story

Chinese premier offers condolences over deadly Barcelona terror attack

2017-08-18 17:19:00

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Friday expressed condolences to Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy over the deadly terrorist attack in central Barcelona that left at least 13 people dead and more than 100 others injured Thursday. Full Story

China approves projects worth over 24 bln USD in July: economic planner

2017-08-18 17:16:00

China's economic planner said Friday that it approved 22 fixed-asset investment (FAI) projects with total investment of 165.5 billion yuan (about $25 billion) in July. Full Story

Macao sees no significant change in business climate in June

2017-08-18 16:40:00

Information Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) of China's Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) indicated on Friday that 45 percent of the interviewed restaurants reported a year-on-year growth in receipts in June, down slightly by 1 percentage poi Full Story

Xi extends condolences over terror attacks in Barcelona

2017-08-18 16:03:00

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday extended condolences to Spanish King Felipe VI over the deadly terrorist attacks in central Barcelona that left at least 13 people dead and more than 100 others injured Thursday. Full Story

Chinese scientist's final contribution to his beloved field

2017-08-18 15:36:00

The body of famous Chinese materials scientist Ke Jun has been formally handed over to Wuhan University for research and education. Full Story

Shenzhen to hold summit on media integration

2017-08-18 15:20:00

To push forward transformation and innovation in media industry, the Media Integration and Development Forum 2017 will be held in Shenzhen from August 18 to 19, organizers said on Friday. Full Story

China is leading way with global AI revolution in full swing

2017-08-18 14:18:00

Around the world, the shift toward a more autonomous future has been heralded by some as the harbinger of end times, while others are adamant that the sentient computer-driven revolution will usher in a new era of technological progress - the likes of whi Full Story