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Two years after smoking ban begins, Beijing has fewer smokers: white paper

2017-07-27 06:36:00

Beijing had fewer smokers in 2016, the second year of the city's smoking ban, according to a white paper issued Wednesday. Full Story

Chinese medical experts develop drug to kill Zika virus

2017-07-27 06:30:00

Chinese medical experts have developed Z2, an antiviral peptide that can kill the Zika virus. The achievement was published in the international journal Nature Communications on July 26 and has aroused wide attention in the global medical field, China New Full Story

18 detained in connection to cult activities

2017-07-27 06:27:00

Police in East China's Zhejiang province have detained 18 suspects in connection to activities of the Almighty God cult. Full Story

China Exclusive: Fugitive Guo Wengui's lies exposed

2017-07-27 01:06:00

More proof has been given that Guo Wengui, one of China's most-wanted fugitives, has used fabricated and distorted information to mislead the public, this time attacking the reputation of a company manager. Full Story

Premier Li reiterates support for trade liberalization and investment facilitation

2017-07-26 23:53:00

Premier Li Keqiang vowed to support trade liberalization and facilitate investment, when he met former Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras on Wednesday in Beijing. Full Story

China boasts one tenth of world's plant species: statistics

2017-07-26 21:32:00

China is home to one tenth of world's plant species, according to statistics released at the ongoing 19th International Botanical Congress (IBC). Full Story

A special fashion show stuns spectators

2017-07-26 20:31:00

Models from the Tujia ethnic group wearing special costumes perform in Yanhe Tujia autonomous county, Southwest China's Guizhou province. Full Story

11 sentenced for north China tomb raiding

2017-07-26 20:01:00

A court has sentenced 11 people to jail for looting a royal tomb in north China's Hebei Province. Full Story

Registration for electoral councils to elect NPC deputies concludes in HK, Macao

2017-07-26 19:52:00

Registration of candidates for electoral councils, which will elect deputies from Hong Kong and Macao to the 13th National People's Congress (NPC), concluded in the special administrative regions Tuesday. Full Story

Chinese life expectancy up to more than 76 years

2017-07-26 17:06:00

The life expectancy of Chinese people has rose to 76.34 years old in 2015, an extra 18 months longer than in 2010, the National Statistics Bureau revealed in the latest statistics on Tuesday. Full Story