Beijing-Zhangjiakou line unveils smart railway system era

A stewardess places paper cutting on the window of the high-speed train G2505, which stops at Zhangjiakou Highspeed Railway Station in Zhangjiakou, North China’s Hebei province on Monday. The high-speed railway line went into service on Monday. Photo: China News Service China’s first self-driving high speed railway linking the two host cities of the 2022 […]

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NK’s key party meeting shows tough but restrained attitude toward US: analysts

A photo taken Saturday and released Sunday by North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency shows top leader Kim Jong-un attending the Fifth Plenary Meeting of the Seventh Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea in Pyongyang. Photo: AFP North Korea is unlikely to implement a major policy change or to suspend nuclear negotiations […]

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Caixin PMI falls in December after five-month rise

Photo taken on July 16, 2019 shows a workshop producing mobile phone frame parts at Huamao Electronics Group in Chang’an Town of Dongguan, south China’s Guangdong Province. Photo:Xinhua China’s manufacturing activity in December remained in the expansion territory but slipped from a November three-year peak. The Caixin Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) for […]

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Arctic gas to ease winter shortage

China’s annual imports from the Yamal natural gas project in the resource-rich Arctic region will further secure China’s energy security with increasing supplies of the natural gas, which is currently experiencing a severe shortage especially in northern China, said an executive from China National Petroleum Corp. China’s imports from the Yamal project play a significant […]

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International group praises green revival

High-level advisory panel pitches 15-year pollution fight, but holds China up as model A high-level international advisory body applauded China’s efforts to improve the environment and suggested a 15-year strategy against pollution in a draft recommendation report on Monday. China has made building an ecological civilization an important goal and has taken comprehensive measures to […]

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Education, health fees among key concerns

China to legislate on preschool education China will push for legislation on preschool education to provide a legal guarantee for the operation and management of such institutions, Vice-minister of Education Tian Xuejun said on Nov 30. Tian made the remarks at a news conference organized by the State Council Information Office regarding a child abuse […]

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India Cold Wave Breaks Records, Shuts Schools and Makes Bad Air Worse

NEW DELHI — A brutal cold wave has swept northern India, blanketing streets in freezing fog, intensifying pollution, disrupting hundreds of flights and prompting school closures. India’s capital, New Delhi, experienced its coldest day in 119 years on Monday, with the maximum temperature dipping below 49 degrees Fahrenheit (9.4 Celsius), about 20 degrees below the […]

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