China's navy holds rare live-fire drill in Indian Ocean

By K J M VarmaBeijing, Aug 25 China's navy has held a rare live- fire drill in the Indian Ocean to improve its fleet's performance under real combat circumstance, state media reported today.A...

Aug 25, 2017 8:05 PM | Newsscroll

'Super steel' with high strength, ductility developed

Beijing, Aug 25 In a breakthrough, scientists have developed a steel with a high level of both strength and ductility that may have a wide range of industrial applications.The material cost of the...

Aug 25, 2017 12:11 PM | Newsscroll

900,000 babies born with birth defects in China annually

Beijing, Aug 24 About 900,000 babies are born with birth defects in China per year, health authorities said today as they called for increased premarital medical checkups.According to China Disabled...

Aug 24, 2017 3:22 PM | Newsscroll

China's Xi says willing to work on differences with S Korea

Beijing, Aug 24 Chinese President Xi Jinping says he's willing to work with his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in on addressing differences between the two countries following months of angry...

Aug 24, 2017 12:48 PM | Newsscroll

9 killed as China hit by strongest typhoon

By K J M VarmaBeijing, Aug 24 At least nine people were killed and one remained missing as Hato, the strongest typhoon to hit China this year, made its landfall in the city of Zhuhai in the southern...

Aug 24, 2017 7:41 AM | Newsscroll

Typhoon Hato kills 7 in China

By K J M VarmaBeijing, Aug 23 Hato, the strongest typhoon to hit China this year, today made its landfall in the city of Zhuhai in the southern Guangdong province, killing at least seven...

Aug 23, 2017 10:08 PM | Newsscroll

Typhoon Hato makes landfall in south China

By K J M VarmaBeijing, Aug 23 Hato, the 13th typhoon to hit China this year, made landfall today in the city of Zhuhai in the southern Guangdong Province, bringing gales of up to 45 metres per...

Aug 23, 2017 5:58 PM | Newsscroll

Saudi-led airstrike kills 35 in Yemen's capital

Sanaa [Yemen], Aug 23 : At least 35 people were reportedly killed in a Saudi-led coalition airstrike on a hotel near a Houthi-run checkpoint north of the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Wednesday. ...

Aug 22, 2017 6:41 PM | Newsscroll

China to move half a million people from Beijing to new city

By K J M VarmaBeijing, Aug 23 China may move about three to five lakh people out of Beijing to a new city being built on its outskirts to ease pressure on the capital, a media report has said.China...

Aug 23, 2017 4:08 PM | Newsscroll

Powerful typhoon kills at least 3 in Macau

Hong Kong, Aug 23 A powerful typhoon caused at least three deaths Wednesday in Macau, according to local authorities in the Chinese gambling enclave.Three men, aged 30, 45 and 62, were killed in...

Aug 23, 2017 3:53 PM | Newsscroll