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Life expectancy in Beijing reaches 82: White paper

2017-07-27 14:12:00

The life expectancy of residents with household registration in Beijing reached 82.03 years last year, according to a health white book released on Wednesday. Full Story

124 arrested for cross-border telecom fraud

2017-07-27 13:15:00

A total of 124 suspects, including seven Taiwan residents, have been arrested in southwest China's Sichuan Province and Cambodia for cross-border telecom fraud. Full Story

Chemical plant gas leak kills 1, injures 31 in Xinjiang

2017-07-27 13:00:00

One person was killed and another 31 were injured after a gas leak in a chemical factory in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, local authorities said Thursday. Full Story

Beijing-Shanghai bullet train to run faster from September

2017-07-27 11:31:00

China's next-generation bullet train will start running at 350 kilometers per hour between Beijing and Shanghai in September, cutting the journey by about 30 minutes, the People's Daily reported Thursday. Full Story

Smart transportation helping ease traffic congestion in China

2017-07-27 11:00:00

The chronic gridlock in many Chinese cities is being eased by smart transportation, according to research by a trio of tech companies. Full Story

China's popularization of compulsory education exceeds average of upper-income countries

2017-07-27 10:53:00

Since the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China in 2012, China's overall education system has outpaced many countries around the world, thanks to the Central Government's efforts to improve the sector. Full Story

Migrant worker donates blood in 40 cities in 10 years

2017-07-27 10:27:00

A migrant worker from Henan has donated blood more than 200 times while shuttling between construction sites in 40 cities in the last decade. Full Story

Military prowess, history on display at exhibition in Beijing

2017-07-27 09:38:00

Military prowess, history on display at exhibition in Beijing Full Story

Heat wave? What heat wave? Heilongjiang residents shiver

2017-07-27 07:23:00

While people have sweltered in eastern China over the past two weeks, inhabitants of northeastern areas were putting on thicker clothes this week. Full Story

PLA expands international influence

2017-07-27 07:20:00

World's largest military force has seen role in global governance grow substantially since its founding nine decades ago Full Story