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International conference on Chinese characters opens

2017-09-20 16:28:00

An international conference on Chinese characters opened Tuesday in Anyang, Henan province, known as the birthplace of Chinese characters. Full Story

Guangzhou gears up for World Cities Day

2017-09-20 16:24:00

Guangdong province is expected to expand Sino-foreign exchanges in urban construction and management and adopt advanced practices during World Cities Day next month. Full Story

State Council unveils 7 new appointments

2017-09-20 16:11:00

The State Council has announced a series of new appointments, Xinhua News Agency reported on Wednesday. Full Story

Hong Kong launches first double-decker bus with solar-powered cooling system

2017-09-20 16:07:00

The first double-decker bus equipped with a solar-powered system as the basis of ventilation and cooling system will operate in Hong Kong this week, local media has reported. Full Story

Swipe phone to take Beijing subway 

2017-09-20 16:05:00

Beijing's subway riders can now board trains simply by swiping their mobile phone. Full Story

Facial recognition debuts at China's banks

2017-09-20 16:03:00

At the Agricultural Bank of China's (ABC) three outlets in Jinan city, cards are no longer needed to withdraw money. A quick scan of the face will do. Full Story

Chinese premier congratulates Nepalese PM on National Day

2017-09-20 15:43:00

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday congratulated his Nepalese counterpart, Sher Bahadur Deuba, on Nepal's National Day. Full Story

Captive-bred Chinese alligators receive wilderness training

2017-09-20 15:31:00

Ten captive-bred Chinese alligators started Wednesday wilderness training in their new home in a semi-wild zone of a nature reserve in East China's Zhejiang province, before being released into in the wild. Full Story

Swarm of bees stings 140 students, teachers

2017-09-20 15:29:00

A swarm of bees has stung around 140 high school students and teachers in northwest China's Shaanxi Province, education authorities said Wednesday. Full Story

State Council appoints, removes officials

2017-09-20 14:43:00

The State Council, China's cabinet, announced the appointment and removal of several senior officials Wednesday. Full Story