Friday, November 27, 2015   

Hainan tests round island high-speed rail line
1 hr 34 mins ago
Hainan island began a trial run yesterday of a new stretch of track that completes the world's first high-speed train line circling an island. Up to 20 empty t...
(H7N9 virus) Guangdong farmer infected with bird flu
1 hr 38 mins ago
The first human H7N9 case this winter was reported in southern Guangdong Province, the provincial health commission announced. The case in a town under Me...
Beijing reiterates ‘defensive’ military posture amid PLA reforms
2 hrs 39 mins ago
China's plan to reorganize its military administration structure and command system will not affect the country's defense policy, which is “defensive in nature," ...
Rights activist Guo Feixiong convicted in Guangzhou court
11-27 12:34
A lawyer says a leading Chinese rights activist who organized rallies for media freedom has been sentenced to six years in prison in what the lawyer described as ...
Beijing explores Djibouti naval base
11-26 20:23
China says it is holding discussions with Djibouti on setting up a naval logistics center in the Horn of Africa nation to service Chinese anti-piracy patrols i...
China-born beauty contestant Lin grounded in HK
11-26 20:18
Miss World Canada was barred from entering China today to take part in this year's pageant in Hainan, a friend of the outspoken Chinese-Canadian contestant s...
Journalist Gao Yu freed on medical grounds
11-26 19:54
A 71-year-old Chinese journalist imprisoned on a state secrets conviction was released for medical reasons today after pleading guilty during a closed-door appeal...
Wild animal traffickers hid pangolins and ivory in frozen fish cargo
11-26 17:43
Police in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region have busted a wild animal products trafficking ring who they say smuggled pangolin scales and ivory concealed in a c...
Fujian names new acting governor
11-26 17:38
Yu Weiguo was appointed acting governor of eastern Fujian Province today. The Standing Committee of the Fujian Provincial People's Congress decided on...
Japan plans to move hundreds of troop onto disputed islands
11-26 17:25
Japan's deputy defense minister met with the mayor of a southern island today to seek his support for the planned deployment of hundreds of troops in the region in...
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