Who’s who in the State CouncilMon, 19 Mar 2018 17:01:00 +0100
A new line-up of China’s State Council, nominated by Premier Li Keqiang, was endorsed yesterday at a plenary meeting of the first session of the 13th National People’s Congress. The following is the list:
Legislature decides on new Cabinet line-upMon, 19 Mar 2018 17:01:00 +0100
THE 13th National People’s Congress, China’s national legislature, decided on the new line-up of the State Council, the country’s Cabinet, at the seventh plenary meeting of its first session yesterday.
Voting on key documents todayMon, 19 Mar 2018 17:01:00 +0100
Li Zhanshu, executive chairman of the presidium of the first session of the 13th National People’s Congress, presides over the 11th meeting of the presidium at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing yesterday. The presidium decided to put several key...
Resettlement helps Tibetans fight povertyMon, 19 Mar 2018 17:01:00 +0100
Herders who live at the foot of Mount Qomolangma, also known as Mount Everest, are preparing for the coming mountain-climbing season in May.
‘Oriental Pompeii’ museum completedMon, 19 Mar 2018 17:01:00 +0100
Construction has finished on a museum on prehistoric disaster ruins in the northwestern province of Qinghai.
Turtle relic with a story to tellMon, 19 Mar 2018 17:01:00 +0100
An archeologist displays the underside of a turtle shell from the Warring States Period (475-221 BC). It was among 260 items unearthed from a graveyard of commoners’ tombs from the Qin Dynasty (221-206 BC) in Xianyang City, northwest Shaanxi Province....
Xi, Putin pledge to deepen relationsMon, 19 Mar 2018 17:01:00 +0100
CHINESE President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin exchanged congratulations on their respective election victories by telephone yesterday.
Both leaders pledged to further deepen relations
More powerful eco ministry hailed by green supportersMon, 19 Mar 2018 17:01:00 +0100
WHEN China’s national legislature approved the forming of a ministry of ecological environment on Saturday, Wen Juan could not help applauding.
The new ministry will incorporate the old environment ministry
Shi stuns Lin for All England titleMon, 19 Mar 2018 17:01:00 +0100
Chinese shuttler Shi Yuqi (right) poses on the podium with the trophy after beating compatriot Lin Dan 21-19, 16-21, 21-9 in the men’s singles final of the All England Open in Birmingham, central England, on Sunday. The 22-year-old Shi, ranked seventh,...
United-Spurs, Blues-Saints in FA Cup semisMon, 19 Mar 2018 17:01:00 +0100
MANCHESTER United will play Tottenham Hotspur in the FA Cup semifinals at Spurs’ temporary Wembley Stadium home.
The draw on Sunday saw last year’s finalist Chelsea face Southampton in the other semifinal.
Triumphant Osaka, Del Potro rocket up rankingsMon, 19 Mar 2018 17:01:00 +0100
SURPRISE Indian Wells winner Naomi Osaka leaped 22 places in the WTA world rankings released yesterday while Jelena Ostapenko burst into the top five for the first time.
Japan’s Osaka, 20, moved from
Scoring race heats up in La LigaMon, 19 Mar 2018 17:01:00 +0100
REGARDLESS of who wins the Spanish league title, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo will be battling it out to the end.
Real Madrid doesn’t have much chance of keeping Barcelona from winning the league,
Hong goes wire-to-wire for Brunei Ladies Open winMon, 19 Mar 2018 17:01:00 +0100
Hong Ran earned her first victory since 2010 yesterday when the South Korean veteran won the inaugural Brunei Ladies Open title going wire-to-wire for a five-stroke victory.
PED ban for Twins’ PolancoMon, 19 Mar 2018 17:01:00 +0100
Minnesota Twins shortstop Jorge Polanco has been suspended 80 games for violating Major League Baseball’s performance enhancing drug policy.
Tiny fish released into mighty riverSun, 18 Mar 2018 17:01:00 +0100
A man releases puffer fish larvae into the Yangtze River in Yangzhong City, Jiangsu Province, yesterday during a puffer fish cultural festival. A total of 300,000 larvae of different species, including carp, were put into the river. The city organized...
20,000 environment offenders singled outSun, 18 Mar 2018 17:01:00 +0100
More than 20,000 Chinese were held accountable for environment-related misconduct over the past two years, according to Environmental Protection Minister Li Ganjie.
Why robot makers want to bite into meat pie countySun, 18 Mar 2018 17:01:00 +0100
Less than 30 kilometers from Beijing, Xianghe County, in north China’s Hebei Province, is renowned for its cheap, delicious pies made of pork, beef or mutton, which have more than 200 years of histor
China protests US Taiwan lawSun, 18 Mar 2018 17:01:00 +0100
China has lodged stern representations with the United States over Taiwan-related legislation.
‘Gravely wrong signal’Sun, 18 Mar 2018 17:01:00 +0100
A Chinese mainland spokesman yesterday said the signing of a Taiwan-related travel bill by the United States had sent a “gravely wrong signal” to “Taiwan independent” separatists.
Zhou Qiang President of Supreme People’s CourtSun, 18 Mar 2018 17:01:00 +0100
ZHOU Qiang was elected president of the Supreme People’s Court yesterday at the first session of the 13th National People’s Congress, China’s national legislature.
He took an oath of allegiance to the
Yang Xiaodu Director of National Supervisory CommissionSun, 18 Mar 2018 17:01:00 +0100
YANG Xiaodu was elected director of the national supervisory commission yesterday at the first session of the 13th National People’s Congress.
Yang, born in 1953, is currently a member of the Political
Worldwide praise for Xi after his electionSun, 18 Mar 2018 17:01:00 +0100
CONGRATULATIONS are pouring in from around the world after Xi Jinping was elected Chinese president by a unanimous vote on Saturday at the 13th National People’s Congress.
Leaders of foreign countries,