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 2018-09-20 04:00 

China.org.cn

Boston Bruins douse Calgary Flames in Beijing...
 2018-09-20 04:00 

China.org.cn

Pompeo says ready to transform US-DPRK ties...

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday that the United States is ready to transform its relations with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) immediately....

 2018-09-20 04:00 

China.org.cn

Late artist's work donated to Tsinghua University...

The late Yuan Yunfu, a well-established artist and former professor of Tsinghua University's arts and design academy, invested a lot of time depicting the elegance of lotus flowers in his later years. He once said that, "Every moment in the life o...

 2018-09-20 04:00 

China.org.cn

Nadal to skip Asian swing due to knee injury...

Spanish tennis ace Rafael Nadal confirmed on Wednesday that he will miss the Asian leg of the ATP Tour, including the forthcoming tournaments in Beijing and Shanghai to "recover" from a knee injury....

 2018-09-20 04:00 

China.org.cn

Suspect in Huazhu Group client data theft apprehended...

Police in Shanghai captured a man suspected of stealing customer information from hotel management company Huazhu Group, the Shanghai Municipal Public Security Bureau said on Wednesday....

 2018-09-20 04:00 

China.org.cn

G7 ministers gather in Canada for climate talks...

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

 2018-09-20 04:00 

China.org.cn

Chinese fintech company makes NYSE debut...

X Financial, a Chinese tech-driven personal finance company, rang the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) opening bell on Wednesday in celebration of its initial public offering (IPO)....

 2018-09-20 04:00 

China.org.cn

Forum aims to help Chinese brands go global...

Chinese and French designers and scholars gathered to share insights on the relationship between design and branding as well as possible avenues for cooperation between the two countries at the Sino-French Design and Brand Forum, a panel discussion of the...

 2018-09-20 04:00 

China.org.cn

China's poverty alleviation wins impressive achievements: Dutch scholar...

Promoting and putting people first at the international level is a good way to let China's stories and voices be heard by the world, said a Dutch scholar at the Beijing Forum on Human Rights on Tuesday....

 2018-09-20 04:00 

China.org.cn

Wuhan Open welcomes global greats...

Once again, the world's best female players will be showcased at Optics Valley International Tennis Center in Wuhan, Hubei province, from Sept 21-29....

 2018-09-20 04:00 

China.org.cn

Farmers' harvest festival highlights agricultural tradition, boosts rural economy...

The Chinese Farmers' Harvest Festival is the first of its kind in China, and will be celebrated annually on the autumn equinox as calculated under the Chinese lunar calendar, usually around Sept. 23....

 2018-09-20 04:00 

China.org.cn

Dubai vows to focus on tourism ties with China...

The Dubai tourism chief said on Wednesday that the Gulf Arab emirate will focus on tourism relations with China....

 2018-09-20 04:00 

China.org.cn

Belt and Road Big Data Report 2018 released...

The level of cooperation between China and the countries along the Belt and Road has been increasing year on year. The index for 2018 is 47.12, which is 2.01 points and 3.57 points higher than that in 2017 and 2016 respectively, according to a report rele...

 2018-09-20 04:00 

China.org.cn

China to unveil world's tallest Confucius statue...

The world's tallest statue of Confucius will be inaugurated in eastern China's Shandong Province during this year's Mid-Autumn Festival, which falls on Sept. 24....

 2018-09-20 04:00 

China.org.cn

Int'l film festival kicks off in Pyongyang...

The 16th Pyongyang International Film Festival kicked off here on Wednesday, with the Chinese film "Operation Red Sea" being screened at the opening ceremony....

 2018-09-20 04:00 

China.org.cn

Chinese company embraces green energy to drive growth...

The 2018 Summer Davos, held in Tianjin Sept. 18-20, to focus on shaping an innovative society for the fourth industrial revolution, provided an opportunity for some Chinese companies to share their views and experiences in how they have greatly promoted t...

 2018-09-20 04:00 

China.org.cn

Scenery of Cangxi County in Sichuan...
 2018-09-20 04:00 

China.org.cn

Abe wins 3rd term as ruling party president...

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe won a third consecutive term as president of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) in an election on Thursday....

 2018-09-20 04:00 

China.org.cn

Concert marks third China Youth Music Competition...

Young musicians from China and Germany gathered at the museum of FC Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena on September 11 to give a concert as part of the third China Youth Music Competition, which kicked off on September 1....

 2018-09-20 04:00 

China.org.cn

Quzhou to hold conference to promote city brand...

Quzhou, a city in east China's Zhejiang province, will hold the First Development Conference of Quzhou People & Garden City Construction Forum on Sept. 21-22, inviting Quzhou people to participate in building Quzhou into a vibrant garden city and prom...

 2018-09-20 04:00 

China.org.cn

China boosts liquidity with open market operations...

China's central bank on Thursday injected a liquidity of 70 billion yuan (about 10.2 billion U.S. dollars) through open market operations....

 2018-09-20 04:00 

China.org.cn

Scenery of Lingyin Temple in Hangzhou...
 2018-09-20 04:00 

China.org.cn

Palace Museum opens first furniture-themed exhibition...

The Palace Museum has for the first time put more than 300 pieces of furniture from the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) on display as part of efforts to display more cultural relics to the public....

 2018-09-20 04:00 

China.org.cn

Meituan Dianping debuts on Hong Kong Stock Exchange...

China's massive O2O service platform Meituan Dianping debuted on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange Thursday with a market value of around US$51 billion....

 2018-09-20 04:00 

China.org.cn

Central gov't launches new platform to hear from public...

The General Office of the State Council Thursday launched new services on Wechat and Alipay, two of China's most popular apps, to receive complaints and suggestions from citizens....

 2018-09-20 04:00 

China.org.cn

ICBC Turkey to step up support for Belt and Road projects...

ICBC Turkey, as the first Chinese financial institution to operate in the country, is taking every opportunity to further promote Sino-Turkish economic and trade cooperation with a view to becoming the leading bank supporting Belt and Road projects....

 2018-09-20 04:00 

China.org.cn

The Moon Grass appears once again in Beijing...

The Moon Grass, an original children's play by the China National Theater for Children, is being staged from September 15 to 24 in Beijing....

 2018-09-20 03:58 

Reuters Africa

China expunges unapproved, foreign content from school textbooks...

China's education ministry has launched a...

 2018-09-20 03:51 

Sydney Morning Herald

Jacinda Ardern to appear on Stephen Colbert's show...

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will be taking a seat on comedian Stephen Colbert's couch as she goes on a media blitz in the United States....

 2018-09-20 03:45 

i24 News

Five million children risk famine in war-torn Yemen...
 2018-09-20 03:37 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Ex-PM Najib Razak faces new corruption charges in Malaysia...

Police and Malaysia's anti-graft agency say detained former Prime Minister Najib Razak will face new charges of abuse of power and money laundering over the looting of a state investment fund....

 2018-09-20 03:37 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Malaysia's ex-PM pleads not guilty to new corruption charges...

Police and Malaysia's anti-graft agency say detained former Prime Minister Najib Razak will face new charges of abuse of power and money laundering over the looting of a state investment fund....

 2018-09-20 03:31 

Sydney Morning Herald

Han Solo's jacket could fetch $1.8M at film auction...

A jacket worn by Harrison Ford as Han Solo is expected to sell for up to 1 million ($1.8 million) at an auction of movie memorabilia....

 2018-09-20 03:30 

dpa

Senate sets Friday deadline for Kavanaugh accuser testimony decision...

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 2018-09-20 03:30 

dpa

Kim and Moon travel to sacred mountain as US offers to restart talks...

Top Stories from around the globe brought to you by dpa International....

 2018-09-20 03:29 

AP

Ex-PM Najib Razak faces new corruption charges in Malaysia...

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Police and Malaysia's anti-graft agency say detained former Prime Minister Najib Razak will face at least two dozen fresh charges of abuse of power and money launderin......

 2018-09-20 03:26 

News24

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 2018-09-20 03:21 

NBC News

Daughter of woman who died in sheriff's van flooding wants answers...

The daughter of one of two women who died after the sheriff's van they were being transported in was overtaken by floodwaters said she doesn't understand how the accident occurred....

 2018-09-20 03:19 

Washington Post

Doctor gets life term in Hong Kong over yoga ball killings...

An anesthesiologist convicted of killing his wife and daughter by placing a leaking yoga ball filled with carbon monoxide in their car has been sentenced to life in prison in Hong Kong...

 2018-09-20 03:16 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Burning rubbish to power thousands of homes under Queensland Government plan...

Queensland's first waste-to-energy plant will be built at Swanbank, west of Brisbane and — spurred on by a $100 million boost from the State Government's waste levy — could power 50,000 homes within five years....

 2018-09-20 03:16 

AP

Doctor gets life term in Hong Kong over yoga ball killings...

HONG KONG (AP) — An anesthesiologist convicted of killing his wife and daughter by placing a yoga ball that leaked carbon monoxide in their car has been sentenced to life in prison in Hong Kong....

 2018-09-20 03:15 

Washington Post

Rains set off landslide, burying several in mid-Philippines...

At least 3 people died and several are feared buried in a landslide during heavy rains in the central Philippines...

 2018-09-20 03:14 

Sydney Morning Herald

Macron's former aide fronts Senate hearing, claims he was no bodyguard...

The May Day incident involving Alexandre Benalla is part of a wider scandal over Elysee standards....

 2018-09-20 03:08 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

U.S. Ambassador Says Volkswagen Agrees To Pull Out Of Iran...

The U.S. ambassador to Germany has told Bloomberg News that automaker Volkswagen has agreed to comply with U.S. sanctions and suspend most of its operations in Iran....

 2018-09-20 03:03 

Sydney Morning Herald

Dream comes true for Moon: climbing North Korea's sacred Mount Paektu...

South Korean President Moon Jae-in will clear a top item off his bucket list on Thursday: climbing Mount Paektu in North Korea....

 2018-09-20 03:02 

Washington Post

UN backs anti-graft investigator in standoff with Guatemala...

The U.N. secretary-general is rejecting a Guatemalan request to name a new head of a U.N. commission investigating corruption in the Central American nation...

 2018-09-20 03:02 

Deutsche Welle

Japan's Shinzo Abe seeks party backing as prime minister...

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been rallying support in a vote for the leadership of his Liberal Democratic Party. A win would set him on course to be the country's longest-serving prime minister....

 2018-09-20 03:02 

Deutsche Welle

Japan's Shinzo Abe wins party backing as prime minister...

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been rallying support in a vote for the leadership of his Liberal Democratic Party. The win puts him on course to be the country's longest-serving prime minister....

 2018-09-20 02:59 

Fox News

[ World ]

UN backs anti-graft investigator in standoff with Guatemala...

U.N. Secretary-general Antonio Guterres on Wednesday rejected a request by Guatemala's government to name a new head of a U.N. commission investigating corruption in the Central American nation....

 2018-09-20 02:58 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Officials say 15-year-old boy killed by Israeli fire in Gaza...

Gaza health officials say a 15-year-old Palestinian boy killed by Israeli army fire as Hamas accelerates anti-blockade protests....

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