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Death toll rises to 10 in Southwest China boat accident

GUIYANG – Ten people have been confirmed dead and eight others remained unaccounted for as of 2 pm Friday after a boat capsized on a river in Southwest China’s Guizhou province Thursday afternoon, according to local authorities. A total of 11 people have been rescued. The owner of the...

China Sport Show 2019 opens in Shanghai

SHANGHAI – The 37th China Sport Show opened Thursday at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai, including for the first time exhibitions of single-sport associations. Sport associations from kite, tennis, baseball, equestrian, golf, rowing and kayaking showed up at the Expo, which has reached a scale of...

Chinese air association to help in Boeing compensation claims

The China Air Transport Association said Friday it will assist member airlines to seek compensation from Boeing for the grounding of 737 MAX aircraft as well as the delayed delivery of future planes. Click Here: “China‚Äôs airlines are the largest user of the Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft, which...

Central bank bullish on yuan prospects

PBOC has adequate tools to ward off threats from unexpected swings The People’s Bank of China, the central bank, said on Thursday that a currency crisis was unlikely in the country as the long-term optimistic outlook and adequate policy tools would help ward off any potential threats from unexpected...

Eatbeat

Feeling Hungary? The 2019 Hungarian Food Festival is being held at the Evergreen Cafe in Beijing Landmark Towers until May 26. Hungarian chefs prepare authentic traditional cuisine that is heavy on dairy, cheese and meats not easily found in Beijing. The dishes include different kinds of sausages, fish soup,...

Pension business to see explosive growth

Tax incentives, government policies set to drive expansion over 20 years Personal commercial pension schemes, which include tax-deferred pension insurance and pension securities investment funds, will see explosive growth in China over the next 10 to 20 years, fueled by the driving force of tax incentives and government policies,...

The master of Chinese art in a glass

An exhibition highlights skill and aesthetics, Zhang Kun reports in Shanghai. Glass art has taken on a unique look in Boshan, a small town in East China’s Shandong province, where artists are creating complex paintings inside small snuff bottles that are no larger than a person’s palm. Some of...

Yangtze Delta integration moves ahead

10 new interprovincial agreements focus on travel, research and hospitals Local governments in the Yangtze River Delta have accelerated regional integration as interprovincial cooperation in various fields was announced on Wednesday. At the first development forum on Yangtze River Delta integration in Wuhu, Anhui province, 10 agreements were signed...

A campus to remember

Overseas students at Fudan University say its holistic approach has helped them understand China better, Cao Chen reports in Shanghai. The number of international students flocking to China to pursue higher education has been soaring over the past decade. According to the Ministry of Education, the number was 492,185...

China says it safeguards free trade

Shanghai Cooperation Organization communique hits out at protectionism China’s recent moves against US pressure regarding bilateral trade friction are aimed at safeguarding its justified legal rights and interests, the norms of international relations and the free trade system, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Wednesday. Speaking...