Internet growth to aid poverty reduction

China's internet watchdog issued a guideline on Wednesday for IT development over the next decade, and set poverty reduction as one of its key goals.

Nigerian delegation to fine tune China-Africa ties

A Nigerian delegation is in Beijing for a Coordinators' Meeting on the implementation of deals forumulated at the Forum on China Africa Cooperation's Johannesburg Summit.

40 years on: Tangshan builds miracle on debris after quake

In the early hours of July 28, 1976, one of the deadliest earthquakes of the 20th century toppled Tangshan, killing more than 240,000 people and injuring another 160,000.

Xiaomi banks on retailers, dual camera to capture new users

Xiaomi, which once overturned China's smartphone market and gained world fame with its affordable and online-sold-only smartphones, is now catching up in boosting its presence in bricks-and- mortar stores.

Zhang Ziyi swims with her baby

Chinese actress Zhang Ziyi poses with her daughter in a pool.

Federer to miss Rio games

Roger Federer announced on Tuesday that he would miss the rest of the 2016 season including the upcoming Olympic Games.

Bill Clinton portrays Hillary as 'change-maker'

Former President Bill Clinton portrayed his wife Hillary on Tuesday as a force for change and a longtime fighter for social justice as he made a case for her historic 2016 bid for the White House.

Princess painting becomes new dance show

Legends say that a Chinese princess secretly took the silk-making technology out of the country to her husband, the king of ancient Khotan.

Food and Travel

Big circus expected to boost visits to Hunan

Zhangjiajie, Hunan province, added to its world fame as the inspiration for the fictional world of Pandora in the movie Avatar. In 2017, it hopes to draw international attention as it creates a performing center for a Russian-style grand circus.

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Chinese company helps build new railway in Kenya

China Communications Construction Company signed a commercial contract of Nairobi-Naivasha Standard Gauge Railway project with Kenya Railways Corporation on Saturday.

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