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 2018-09-20 15:26 

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G7 ministers gather in Canada for climate talks...

Environmental and energy ministers from the Group of 7 gathered here Wednesday for a three-day meeting focusing on joint efforts on climate change, ocean conservation and clean energy....

 2018-09-20 15:22 

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Evening gala in Yinchuan celebrates Ningxia's 60th birthday...

Performers sing at an evening gala to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the founding of the Ningxia Hui autonomous region in Yinchuan on Sept 19, 2018....

 2018-09-20 15:22 

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Evening gala in Yinchuan celebrates Ningxia's 60th birthday...
 2018-09-20 15:16 

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Consumption contributes to nearly 80% of China's GDP growth...

The role of consumption in China's GDP growth has changed dramatically over the past seven to eight years, previously contributing less than 50 percent of China's economic growth....

 2018-09-20 15:16 

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Opening-up drives bond investment...

The number of foreign investors holding Chinese treasury bonds rose to a record high in August, as the market expects higher returns and sufficient liquidity when the country's new opening-up policies take effect....

 2018-09-20 15:16 

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Shanghai launches platform for location-based services...

The municipal government of Shanghai launched an integrated development and testing platform for location-based services on the China International Industry Fair, which will last five days from Wednesday....

 2018-09-20 15:16 

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Film showcases the end of a nomadic way of life...

The owners of herds of sheep, cattle, horses and camels are on their way to another pasture. The trip is filled with cold, hunger, tiredness and danger. And ignorance may lead to loss of property and even life....

 2018-09-20 15:16 

Ecns.cn

Shanghai launches platform for location-based services...

The municipal government of Shanghai launched an integrated development and testing platform for location-based services on the China International Industry Fair, which will last five days from Wednesday....

 2018-09-20 15:16 

Ecns.cn

Consumption contributes to nearly 80% of China's GDP growth...

Consumption has grown into China's largest power for growth, making up nearly 80 percent of the country's GDP growth, according to a special session of the 2018 China Development Forum held this Monday....

 2018-09-20 15:16 

Ecns.cn

Film showcases the end of a nomadic way of life...

The owners of herds of sheep, cattle, horses and camels are on their way to another pasture. The trip is filled with cold, hunger, tiredness and danger. And ignorance may lead to loss of property and even life....

 2018-09-20 15:16 

Ecns.cn

Opening-up drives bond investment...

Preferential measures raise expectations of higher returns, sufficient liquidity...

 2018-09-20 15:13 

South China Morning Post

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Nuke talks 'up to US now' says South Korea's Moon after three-day trip to North...

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un could give up his nuclear weapons "in the near future" and the ball is now in Washington's court, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said after returning on Thursday from his three-day trip across the border....

 2018-09-20 15:12 

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China's outbound investment under spotlight at Summer Davos...

As China proposed the Belt and Road Initiative and encouraged Chinese investors to invest abroad, the country also put restrictions in place to prevent irrational growth in outbound investment....

 2018-09-20 15:12 

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China's global vision: Maritime Silk Road forum...

The 21st Century Maritime Silk Road China (Guangdong) International Communication Forum kicked off on Wednesday in Zhuhai....

 2018-09-20 15:12 

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China's outbound investment under spotlight at Summer Davos...

TIANJIN, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- China's outbound investment has become a hot topic at the ongoing Summer Davos 2018 as foreign participants to the annual meeting are eager to know more about the preferences and principles of Chinese investors....

 2018-09-20 15:12 

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China's global vision: Maritime Silk Road forum...

The 21st Century Maritime Silk Road China (Guangdong) International Communication Forum kicked off on Wednesday in Zhuhai....

 2018-09-20 15:10 

The Mainichi

Top education ministry bureaucrat to quit over officials' bribery cases 2018/9/20...
 2018-09-20 15:10 

The Mainichi

Opposition parties says LDP election mirrors discontent within party...
 2018-09-20 15:10 

The Mainichi

Russia, Japan already have draft peace treaty: Ex-Russian ambassador Panov...
 2018-09-20 15:10 

The Mainichi

Abe re-elected as ruling party head, eyes amending Constitution 2018/9/20...
 2018-09-20 15:08 

Central News Agency

Taiwan mulls loosening of regulations on respite care: MOHW...

Taipei, Sept. 20 (CNA) As many as 28,000 households could benefit from the proposed loosening of regulations governing applications for respite care services when their regular foreign caregivers take time off, according to the Ministry of Health and Welf...

 2018-09-20 15:07 

Yonhap News

Pompeo: U.S. making progress it needs with N. Korea...

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the United States is making the progress it needs with regard to North Korea's denuclearization, rejecting criticism that negotiations are failing....

 2018-09-20 15:07 

Central News Agency

Taiwan wins 3 gold medals at world tug-of-war championships...

Taipei, Sept. 20 (CNA) Taiwan has so far won three gold medals at the Tug of War World Championships, which is being held in Cape Town, South Africa, until Saturday....

 2018-09-20 15:03 

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Russian President Putin tests sniper rifle...

Russian President Vladimir Putin aims a sniper rifle during a visit to the Patriot military exhibition center outside Moscow, Russia, Sept. 19, 2018. Putin chaired a meeting that focused on new arms programs....

 2018-09-20 15:03 

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Russian President Putin tests sniper rifle...
 2018-09-20 15:02 

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AI product recognition set to boost China's real economy...

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a high-tech sector where China lags the least behind the West, and the technology is bound to release huge potential in China's real economy, an entrepreneur told the Global Times on Wednesday....

 2018-09-20 15:02 

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AI product recognition set to boost China's real economy...

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a high-tech sector where China lags the least behind the West, and the technology is bound to release huge potential in China's real economy, an entrepreneur told the Global Times on Wednesday....

 2018-09-20 14:57 

China Post

Man accused of putting girl in game machine, stealing prizes...

SALEM, N.H. (AP) — A Massachusetts teacher has been charged with putting his toddler into a game machine at a New Hampshire shopping mall and using her to steal prizes. Police in Salem say 34-year-old Anthony Helinski, of Lawrence, Massachusetts, tu...

 2018-09-20 14:55 

China Post

Jefferson Airplane's Kaukonen is still on embryonic journey...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Long before he wrote and recorded the Jefferson Airplane classic "Embryonic Journey," Jorma Kaukonen was on a decades-long journey of discovery of his own. From shy, sometimes bullied upper-class son of a globe-trotting U....

 2018-09-20 14:55 

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Arsenal fascinates 80-year-old Chinese granny...

Liu Hongwen, born in 1938, is a retired middle school teacher. Yet she is also a Weibo celebrity and a "Gooner" (nickname for a fan of Arsenal).She didn't know about the major European football leagues until she watched a match in the UEFA Cha...

 2018-09-20 14:55 

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Arsenal fascinates 80-year-old Chinese granny...

Liu Hongwen, born in 1938, is a retired middle school teacher. Yet she is also a Weibo celebrity and a Gooner (nickname for a fan of Arsenal). Her ID is Grandma Liu the Gooner....

 2018-09-20 14:55 

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Sweat not deception behind China's economic rise...

An American friend asked me: "Why is China successful?" This summer I went to east China's Zhejiang Province on holiday. The region has the most vibrant economy in the country. I asked my local guide what is the one word that defines his compa...

 2018-09-20 14:55 

Ecns.cn

Sweat not deception behind China's economic rise...

An American friend asked me: Why is China successful? This summer I went to east China's Zhejiang Province on holiday. The region has the most vibrant economy in the country. I asked my local guide what is the one word that defines his compatriots, an...

 2018-09-20 14:54 

China Post

Sentencing options for Cosby include prison, jail, probation...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby could be sent to prison next week for drugging and molesting a woman at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004 in what became the first celebrity trial of the #MeToo era. Cosby is due in court Monday for a two-day sent...

 2018-09-20 14:53 

China Post

J Balvin leads Latin Grammy noms with 8 nods, 1 with Beyonce...

NEW YORK (AP) — Reggaeton star J Balvin received eight Latin Grammy Award nominations on Thursday, including two for record of the year, one for album of the year and one for song of the year with Beyonce for their hit version of "Mi gente,"...

 2018-09-20 14:52 

China Post

The Latest: Demonstrators chant, 'We believe Christine Ford'...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and a woman who accuses him of sexually assaulting her decades ago (all times local): 10:10 a.m. Demonstrators have congregated in a Senate office building to protest Republicans&...

 2018-09-20 14:51 

China Post

Joshua back 'home' to face Povetkin for heavyweight titles...

LONDON (AP) — This was supposed to be the week Anthony Joshua completed his whirlwind six-year journey from Olympic gold medalist to undisputed world heavyweight champion. Deontay Wilder should have been the opponent, Las Vegas potentially the venue...

 2018-09-20 14:49 

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People celebrate upcoming Ashura in Baghdad...

Ashura, the 10th day of the Islamic month of Muharram, marks the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, the grandson of Prophet Mohammad, in the battle of Kerbala in Iraq in the year 680....

 2018-09-20 14:49 

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People celebrate upcoming Ashura in Baghdad...
 2018-09-20 14:49 

China Post

No. 14 Mississippi State faces big SEC challenge at Kentucky...

No. 14 Mississippi State (3-0, 0-0 SEC) at Kentucky (3-0, 1-0), 7 p.m. (ESPN2).Line: Mississippi State by 10.Series record: Mississippi State leads 23-22.WHAT'S AT STAKE?Mississippi State enters league play having outscored nonconference foes 150-26 u...

 2018-09-20 14:47 

China Post

Big Ten title hopes take hit with out-of-conference losses...

Less than a month into the college football season, the results haven't been particularly good for the Big Ten.Traditional powers Wisconsin, Michigan and Michigan State have lost nonconference games. There are five unbeaten teams left in the league an...

 2018-09-20 14:46 

China Post

Average US mortgage rates rise; 30-year at 4.65 percent...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates are up for the fourth consecutive week, with the key 30-year rate reaching its highest level since May.Costs for would-be homebuyers continue to climb. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday that the...

 2018-09-20 14:45 

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Inspection to rule out unauthorized textbooks...

Chinese education regulators recently ordered a complete inspection on national curriculum materials used in elementary and middle schools to rule out unauthorized and foreign textbooks to improve the quality of elementary education....

 2018-09-20 14:45 

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Inspection to rule out unauthorized textbooks...

Chinese education regulators recently ordered a complete inspection on national curriculum materials used in elementary and middle schools to rule out unauthorized and foreign textbooks to improve the quality of elementary education....

 2018-09-20 14:45 

China Post

Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500 trade at record highs...

An early wave of buying sent U.S. stocks solidly higher on Wall Street Thursday, pushing the Dow Jones Industrial Average above the all-time high it closed at in January.The S&P 500, the benchmark for many index funds, was also above the peak it reached l...

 2018-09-20 14:43 

Ecns.cn

Three reasons why the third Kim-Moon summit is special...

Kim Jong Un, leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), and Moon Jae-in, president of the Republic of Korea (ROK), will hold their third summit at a special time, in a special place and with special people from Tuesday to Thursday....

 2018-09-20 14:43 

Ecns.cn

Three reasons why the third Kim-Moon summit is special...

Kim Jong Un, leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), and Moon Jae-in, president of the Republic of Korea (ROK), will hold their third summit at a special time, in a special place and with special people from Tuesday to Thursday....

 2018-09-20 14:37 

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Tourists enjoy mitten crabs on Yangcheng Lake festival...

In the annual event which kicked off here on Wednesday, tourists will be able to have a taste of this year's first Chinese mitten crabs ready to serve the table, while the official netting of Yangcheng Lake crabs will begin on Sept. 21....

 2018-09-20 14:37 

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Tourists enjoy mitten crabs on Yangcheng Lake festival...
 2018-09-20 14:31 

South China Morning Post

Taiwanese with mainland China residence permits could face restrictions at home, Taipei warns...

Taiwan said it is considering placing restrictions on people from the self-ruled island that hold residence permits for the Chinese mainland, out of security concerns and fears of a brain drain amid worsening relations between the two sides.It said also t...

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