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High-speed trains to reduce travel time between west China cities

2017-12-05 15:48:00

High-speed trains linking northwest China's Xi'an and southwest China's Chongqing, will begin operation on Wednesday, slashing the travel time between the two cities from 9.5 hours to just 5.5. Full Story

Global manhunt sees China catch its 50th fugitive

2017-12-05 15:00:00

One of China's most-wanted fugitives has returned to face fraud charges after nine years on the run in Hong Kong, the top anti-corruption watchdog said on Tuesday. Full Story

50 of China's 100 most wanted fugitives captured

2017-12-05 14:18:00

China's top anti-corruption authority on Tuesday announced the capture of a red notice fugitive suspected of business fraud who had fled China since 2008. Full Story

Scientists mull using robots on lunar research station

2017-12-05 14:17:00

Chinese scientists are discussing the possibility of building a lunar research station with robots on duty, a senior official from the China National Space Administration said recently. Full Story

Shaanxi deepens cooperation with HNA Group

2017-12-05 14:16:00

Shaanxi province will continue its support of Hainan Airlines Group (HNA), the parent company of China's biggest private commercial airline, Hainan Airlines, and hopes to further deepen cooperation, giving full play to the hub model economy, portal econo Full Story

Child abuse cases highlighted to guide Shandong judges

2017-12-05 14:00:00

The highest court in Shandong province has highlighted several typical cases of convicted child molesters to help judges when sentencing sex offenders, according to a report on jiemian.com. Full Story

First batch of new energy taxis hits road in Lhasa

2017-12-05 13:31:00

The first batch of new energy taxis has hit the road in Lhasa, capital of Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region, according to the Lhasa Communication Industry Group. Full Story

Niuean boat sinks in Yellow Sea, 3 missing

2017-12-05 12:53:00

Seven people have been rescued and three remain missing after a Niuean boat sank on Monday in waters off the city of Weihai, East China's Shandong province, rescuers said Tuesday. Full Story

JD founder becomes village director to end poverty

2017-12-05 11:50:00

Liu Qiangdong, CEO of JD.com Inc, one of China's largest e-commerce players, took up his new post as the honorary director of Pingshitou village in North China's Hebei province, one of the internet giant's gestures for poverty-relief. Full Story

Baby born with heart as small as dove egg undergoes operation

2017-12-05 10:46:00

Doctors in Wuhan Children's Hospital successfully operated on a dove-egg size heart of a premature baby, Chutian Metro Daily reported. Full Story