China to build new scientific observation station in Tibet

From K J M VarmaBeijing, Mar 30 China will build a new observation station in Tibet to assist research and monitoring of the ecological system in the southeast of the autonomous region.The station,...

Mar 30, 2017 3:25 PM | Newsscroll

16 held for blast in residential building in China

Beijing, Mar 30 Sixteen people were detained today in connection with an explosion in a residential building in northern China that claimed five lives, local police said.The explosion in Inner...

Mar 30, 2017 12:18 PM | Newsscroll

Nepal to sign deal with China on Belt and Road Initiative: PM

Kathmandu, Mar 29 Nepal will soon sign a "deal" with China to be a part of the Belt and Road Initiative, Prime Minister Prachanda said today as he returned from Beijing after a meeting with Chinese...

Mar 29, 2017 7:45 PM | Newsscroll

Amazon launches innovation centre in China to support startups

Beijing, Mar 28 American e-commerce giant Amazon today launched its first joint innovation service centre in China's eastern Qingdao city to provide technical services to global startups.The...

Mar 28, 2017 9:41 PM | Newsscroll

China holds military exercises at Myanmar border amid tensions

From K J M VarmaBeijing, Mar 28 China today staged air and ground live-fire drills close to the border with Myanmar in an apparent show of strength to prevent spillover of fighting between the...

Mar 28, 2017 6:57 PM | Newsscroll

Rare leopard spotted in China   

Beijing, Mar 28 Two leopards, one of the world's most endangered species, have been spotted at a nature reserve in China's northwestern Qinghai Province.This is the second time that the species have...

Mar 28, 2017 6:46 PM | Newsscroll

China has a long way to go to address steel overcapacity

From K J M VarmaBeijing, Mar 28 China, the world's largest producer and consumer of steel, has a long way to go to keep up its promise to cut excessive steel capacity that has led to a crisis in...

Mar 28, 2017 6:18 PM | Newsscroll

China leads global courier volume

From K J M VarmaBeijing, Mar 28 China continued to lead the world in courier delivery volume in 2016, making up 40 per cent of global express delivery volume, a government report said today.China...

Mar 28, 2017 5:02 PM | Newsscroll

Elders make up one-third of Shanghai's population

From K J M Varma Beijing, Mar 28 Elderly people in Shanghai now make up 31.6 per cent of China's biggest metropolitan city, highlighting the country's fast-paced growth of ageing population which...

Mar 28, 2017 5:02 PM | Newsscroll

China's heavy-lift helicopter passes all airworthiness tests

From K J M VarmaBeijing, Mar 28 China's first heavy-lift helicopter, suitable for emergency rescue and offshore operations, has passed all airworthiness tests during a test flight.The most recent...

Mar 28, 2017 4:33 PM | Newsscroll