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China's major tech breakthroughs

2017-05-25 10:14:00

The Jiaolong, China's manned deep-sea research submersible, Tuesday morning dived into the Mariana Trench, the deepest part of the world's oceans. Full Story

Taiwan rules in favor of same-sex marriage

2017-05-25 08:57:00

Taiwan's judicial body Wednesday ruled that the current laws that request marriage between a man and a woman must be amended, or a new law passed within two years to protect the rights of same-sex couples. Full Story

Beijing bans shared bikes in military areas

2017-05-25 08:56:00

Shared bikes will be banned from military areas in Beijing starting Thursday, a military officer said Wednesday. Full Story

Chinese submersible Jiaolong to dive to 6,300 meters in Mariana Trench

2017-05-25 08:53:00

China's manned submersible Jiaolong plans to descend to 6,300 in the Mariana Trench, the world's deepest known trench, on Thursday. Full Story

China city to expand e-payment to all buses

2017-05-25 08:46:00

China's eastern city of Hangzhou, capital of Zhejiang province and location of the 2016 G20 summit, will expand e-payment service to the city's nearly 5,000 buses by the end of June. Full Story

Top legislator meets Hong Kong delegation

2017-05-25 08:45:00

China's top legislator Zhang Dejiang on Wednesday met with a visiting delegation of the Chinese General Chamber of Commerce of Hong Kong. Full Story

China's top legislator meets president of Chilean Chamber of Deputies

2017-05-25 08:43:00

Chinese top legislator Zhang Dejiang on Wednesday met with Fidel Espinoza, president of the Chamber of Deputies of Chile. Full Story

China to simplify cargo clearance

2017-05-25 08:42:00

China has vowed efforts to streamline cargo clearance procedures to smooth foreign trade and improve the business environment. Full Story

Tibet offers loans to encourage start-ups

2017-05-25 08:40:00

A bank in China's Tibet autonomous region is providing loans of up to 2 million yuan (about $290,000) to start-ups. Full Story

China to accelerate shantytown redevelopment

2017-05-25 08:38:00

By the end of 2017, China will secure the full delivery of a three-year, 18-million new homes development program for rundown urban areas across the country. Full Story