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Surgeons transplant a human head

2017-11-21 07:46:00

A human head transplant carried out on a corpse by doctors in China-reported to be the first such surgery in the world-has caused controversy among medical experts. Full Story

Ministry encourages strong ties

2017-11-21 07:15:00

Beijing has urged Seoul to continue making tangible efforts to ensure the stable and healthy development of China-ROK ties, as Republic of Korea Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha begins a visit to China on Tuesday. Full Story

Xi sets steps for deepening overall reform

2017-11-21 06:46:00

President Xi Jinping called for continuous and resolute efforts to deepen overall reform as the top reform agency convened on Monday for the first time since the Party's national congress established reform procedures in multiple areas. Full Story

Xi calls for 'unswervingly' pushing forward reform

2017-11-20 21:58:00

Chinese President Xi Jinping Monday called for fully implementing the spirit of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and unswervingly pressing ahead with reform. Full Story

More than 170,000 defaulters banned from senior management positions in China

2017-11-20 21:16:00

More than 170,000 people who failed to honor court orders have been banned from taking senior positions in companies since 2013, according to an official from China's supreme court. Full Story

Medical needs unmet for many in transgender community

2017-11-20 20:08:00

The high medical demands of transgender people in China are far from satisfied, a survey compiled jointly by the Beijing LGBT Center and Sociology Department at Peking University shows. Full Story

Beijing issues blue alert for smog

2017-11-20 20:02:00

Beijing issued a blue alert for heavy air pollution, forecasting smog from late Monday. Full Story

Beijing-Xiongan intercity railway being planned

2017-11-20 19:55:00

Planners are seeking public opinion on an intercity railway linking Beijing and Xiongan New Area in North China's Hebei province, which revealed that a new high-speed rail line is being planned between the two cities. Full Story

Experts weigh in on head 'transplant'

2017-11-20 19:46:00

On Friday, Italian surgeon Sergio Canavero announced that a team led by himself and Professor Ren Xiaoping from China had successfully performed the first human head transplant on a corpse at Harbin Medical University. Full Story

Two male panda cubs will be released in Sichuan

2017-11-20 19:37:00

Two male pandas from the China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda in Southwest China's Sichuan province will be released into the wild this week. Full Story