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China military sends air patrols through new defense zone: Xinhua WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China's military sent several fighter jets and an early warning aircraft on patrol in disputed air space over the East China Sea on Thursday, the Chinese state news agency Xinhua reported, quoting a spokesman for the People's Liberation Army Air Force. http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/Reuters/worldNews/~3/wUC6drYdPTM/story01.htm http://www.wochit.com
State media reported on Thursday, that an earthquake in China on the weekend triggered landslides that have blocked rivers and created rapidly growing bodies of water, that could unleash more destruction on survivors of the disaster that killed 410 people. The news agency said, "Its water level is increasing at a speed of 30 cm (1,060 cubic feet) per hour, putting seven power stations in the lower reaches in danger." Xinhua said, Yunnan's provincial government pledged 23 million yuan ($3.73 million) for disaster relief, while the Red Cross Society of China donated 33.36 million yuan ($5.41 million). http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/environment/~3/gTo5QqVk354/story01.htm http://www.wochit.com
State media said on Wednesday Amazon.com will set up shop in China's Shanghai free trade zone, aiming to take advantage of less stringent trade regulations to sell a wider range of products in the country. However, persistent expansion has come at a cost, leaving Amazon with a $126 million loss in the second quarter. Amazon's reported move to the free trade zone comes nearly a year after the zone was launched, attracting attention from overseas businesses and hailed as one of China's boldest reforms in decades. http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/technologyNews/~3/KRUPmcIHUOU/story01.htm http://www.wochit.com
State news agency Xinhua said on Friday that China is planning an international tourism zone in its northeastern border area with Russia and North Korea, in Pyongyang's latest push for new investment. According to Xinhua, Jiang Chaoliang, governor of China's northeastern Jilin province, said the province would draw up a blueprint for the Tumen River Delta international tourism area this year. The Tumen River divides China and North Korea. Xinhua said officials are exploring a management model of the tourism zone that would involve China, Russia and North Korea. Xinhua said, citing officials, that visitors shall enter the tourism zone without visas and shopping shall be duty-free. Xinhua said, citing Zhao Xiaojun, director of Jilin Provincial Tourism Administration, that in the long run, So...
How will the final battle against poverty be won? How are roads, schools and registers helping to transform the lives of China’s disadvantaged communities? This episode of Xinhua Special heads to Cangfang, a tiny village in Chongqing once mocked as the “Fools Village”, to find out how President Xi Jinping’s signature concept of a community of shared future for mankind is being put into action.
“My Life, My China” is a series of interviews with 10 Chinese journalists who are also Communist Party members talking about their views on the country and its major issues. The fuel for Luo Jun’s Xinhua News Agency editorials is her rage at injustice in all its forms – from official corruption in China to Western double standards. Luo, who manages Xinhua’s social media accounts after two years in London as a political correspondent for the agency, says she has seen official government cars parked outside of entertainment facilities in broad daylight and is aware of cases where money has bought power. For her, the person who embodies the true values of the Communist Party of China (CPC) is her grandfather, a CPC member and toy company manager who cared for others but was always strict wi...
A super typhoon has killed eight people in China since making landfall on Friday afternoon, state media said on Saturday, after hitting parts of the Philippines and leaving 77 dead. The official Xinhua news agency said Typhoon Rammasun reached the southern Chinese island province of Hainan on Friday, before striking parts of the mainland later on Friday and early on Saturday. The government had ordered an all-out effort to prevent loss of life from the typhoon, which is shaping up to be the strongest to hit southern China in more than 40 years. It is expected to bring heavy rain throughout the weekend before moving southwest and weakening on Monday. Heavy rain is also expected over part of northern Vietnam. The typhoon has hit several cities in the Chinese provinces of Guangxi, Guangdong a...
A warm hug between Argentinean Vice President and Senate President Amado Boudou and Chinese Ambassador Yang Wanming serves as the prelude for the Senate and China’s official news agency Xinhua to sign an agreement of institutional cooperation Tuesday in Buenos Aires. (Soundbite) Amado Boudou, Argentinean Vice President "Right now we have the highest level of partnership. We have a comprehensive strategic partnership that has to do with the possibility of mutually beneficial cooperation between the two countries. " With the agreement, a mechanism is forged for both sides to exchange information and promote cross-cultural exchanges within the framework of the comprehensive strategic partnership established in July 2014 by Chinese President Xi Jinping and his counterpart Cristina Fernandez ...
Once scandal-ridden Port Klang Free Zone in Malaysia is now open for business. The free trade zone would become Southeast Asia's largest Islamic product transit hub, capitalizing on the port's strategic location to help manufacturers in the region fuel the growing global halal market.
Giant panda Huan Huan, which is on loan to France from China, will give birth to twins, first French cubs, Beauval zoo parc announced Tuesday. First ultrasound test conducted on July 26 detected a fetus of 3.4 cm, according to zoo officials. After a 50-day gestation period, the twins are expected on either Aug. 4 or 5. The two cubs will be visible only on giant screens set up in the zoo during their first three months.
Grand Master Zhu Xinhua explains one move of the mysterious "jing mai gu dang gong" form. The long forgotten knowledge of real tai chi applications based on the meridians. language: chinese grandmaster Zhu Xinhua and master Dominic Schuler. more infos: www.hua-long.ch
May 16, 2013: Ryan Pyle is interviewed about his 65 day - 18,000km - motorcycle journey around China known as Tough Rides: China (aka. The Middle Kingdom Ride). The interview was on Xinhua Television - China View. This video clip is the property of Xinhua Television and it has been used with their permission. Ryan Pyle: Check out my content: http://www.youtube.com/user/ryanjpyle Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/ryanpyle Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/ryanpyle LinkedIN: http://www.linkedin.com/in/ryanjpyle Weibo: http://www.weibo.com/ryanpyle CREDITS: Created By: Xinhua Television Featuring: Ryan Pyle Cast: Ryan Pyle Special Thanks to: Ryan Pyle Xinhua Television
Li Qiang named Shanghai party boss Xinhua. BEIJING (Reuters) - The former Communist Party secretary of China’s Jiangsu province, Li Qiang, has been named the top party official in Shanghai, replacing Han Zheng who last week joined the elite Politburo Standing Committee, the official Xinhua news agency said on Sunday. President Xi Jinping on Wednesday unveiled a new senior leadership at the end of the twice-a-decade congress, with new members appointed to the three elite party bodies that run China. Over the next few weeks and months, a series of other reshuffles will take place as the party moves people into new party and government positions and as others retire.
A Japanese hotel chain named APA has sparked great anger on social media recently for allegedly placing books in its rooms, which denied that the Nanjing Massacre and the forced recruitment of "comfort women" ever happened. In response to the incident, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying on Tuesday urged the Japanese government to ensure that Japanese people are exposed to authoritative versions of history. Despite the protest, the APA hotel chain has refused to withdraw the books which distorted history from the guest rooms.
"China mode" near Suez Canal: China-Egypt industrial park helps boost win-win cooperation. Xinhua visits the economic zone east of Cairo and speaks to executives about how China's #BeltandRoad initiative plays a part in spurring regional growth.
(Courtesy of the CNC World TV channel run by China's Xinhua News Agency) Kinesisk kulturdag ble arrangert på Dokkhuset lørdag 9. februar i forbindelse med kinesisk nyttår og overgang til slangens år. Kinesisk kulturdag ble en kjempesuksess. Det var mange besøkende på alle aktiviteter. To journalister fra Xinhua News Agency, Kinas største nyhetsbyrå, var tilstede for å dekke arrangementet. Tekst, bilder og nyhetsvideo ble spredt i Kina. I 2005 ble det etablert et vennskapssamarbeid mellom Sør-Trøndelag og Chongqing i Kina. Kinasatsingen har høy prioritet i Sør-Trøndelag fylkeskommunes internasjonale strategi. Sør-Trøndelag fylkeskommune har tatt initiativ til å markere kinesisk nyttår 2013 i Trondheim, i samarbeid med Trondheim kommune og CSSA (kinesisk student- og forskerforening i Trond...