China Daily
01/20/2017 at 18:40. Facebook
Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th US President. His inauguration speech was relatively brief and he did not mention the name of any other country. It means that people outside the US still need to wait and see to understand his policies.
China Daily
01/20/2017 at 14:56. Facebook
Elaine Chao, the 18th US Secretary of Transportation Designate, feels she is fully prepared for the challenging job. With her father, Dr. James S.C. Chao, sitting next to her, Elaine was excited that her father and her will be on the platform at Trump’s inauguration on Capitol Hill.
China Daily
01/20/2017 at 11:05. Facebook
A picturesque village against the mountains of #Heilongjiang. With seven months #snow a year, this is where winter can truly be celebrated. In the first episode of this new series, Drone and Phone escapes from Hong Kong to the Northeastern China Snow Town to enjoy some fantastic frosty activities.
China Daily
01/20/2017 at 10:58. Facebook
As we steer into a #driverless future with advances in #autopilot technology, concerns over safety arise. Are autopilot features safer than human drivers in a densely populated city like #HongKong?
China Daily
01/20/2017 at 10:47. Facebook
Twenty-three giant panda cubs pose for the Lunar New Year greetings to people around the world on January 20, 2017. They were born at the China Giant Panda Protection and Research Center in Sichuan province in 2016. Still remember Fu Shun? The giant panda cub who became famous when he fell from a stage during his debut. Guess which one is the cute celebrity?
China Daily
01/20/2017 at 10:18. Facebook
#LookingChina A 30-year old woman travels from #Europe to Hainan, the Chinese island of #romance. Inspired by the old Li #tradition of #marriage proposal whereby young Li men sing to conquer Li girls’ hearts she starts her quest for the stories of these couples. (Directed by Ena Omerovic from the Netherlands)
China Daily
01/20/2017 at 08:55. Facebook
#China's #Micius quantum #satellite, the first of its kind in the world, has completed a four-month-long phase of in-orbit testing since its launch last August.

The Chinese Academy of Sciences on Wednesday officially announced that it is ready to be used for further #scientific research.

The satellite can provide a high-security quantum #communication system to areas that cannot be covered...
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01/20/2017 at 07:04. Facebook
Welcome to learning Chinese with China Daily episode three!
China Daily
01/20/2017 at 02:58. Facebook
China has made progress in judicial protection of human rights

Chinese #judicial system will continue to implement the principle to protect #HumanRights and avoid wrongful verdicts. What's more, according to the new action plan on human rights protection, the period from 2016 to 2020 is a decisive stage for China to build a moderately prosperous #society in an all-round way. [ Bit.ly Link ]
China Daily
01/20/2017 at 01:54. Facebook
The State Council, China's cabinet, is set to launch an updated version of its #app on Friday, offering #government information in both Chinese and English, with the English version providing an easier way for #foreigners and returning Chinese to handle their affairs in #China.
China Daily
yesterday at 12:55. Facebook
#Afghanistan's first all-female #orchestra is set to be catapulted onto the world stage with a performance at the World Economic Forum in #Davos, in the face of death threats and accusations they are dishonouring their families.

The group, an ensemble of 35 #young musicians aged 13 to 20, some orphans or from poor families, will be performing before 3,000 CEOs and heads of state during a...
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yesterday at 10:59. Facebook
In this week's Asia Weekly we look at water security across the continent. In this video one Kathmandu resident explains what he did after 20 years of water shortages in Kathmandu, Nepal to relieve the pressure. Local entrepreneur Sushil Shrestha restored an ancient stone tap system by harvesting rainwater.
China Daily
yesterday at 10:42. Facebook
#Video A train traveling all the way from #Yiwu on China's east coast arrived in #London's Barking station on Wednesday afternoon, becoming the first direct freight train to link the UK and China, crossing the deserts, fields and mountains of Eurasia and ducking under the English channel on its epic 18-day, 12,451 km journey. [ Bit.ly Link ]
China Daily
yesterday at 09:01. Facebook
Five people were #killed and three others injured after a truck plowed into residential buildings in northwest China's #Ningxia Hui autonomous region on Tuesday.

The #accident happened around noon when a truck loaded with sand lost control and crashed into several roadside houses in Haiyuan county.

The driver was killed instantly and four residents died after receiving #emergency treatment....
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yesterday at 02:34. Facebook
President Xi Jinping promised to host a #green, open and extraordinary #Winter #Olympic Games in 2022 when he met with the International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach in Lausanne, Switzerland. Xi also pledged to make global #health a priority, after a visit to the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva. #XIVisit #XiJinping #Davos
China Daily
01/18/2017 at 22:27. Facebook
Major General Bernard "Burn" Loeffke (USA, Ret.) is a military legend and active proponent of peaceful relations between the U.S. and China. Loeffke was the first U.S. Army General assigned to the American Embassy in People’s Republic of China. During that time, he also was the first American to jump with Communist Chinese parachute units.He is also the author of “China, Our Enemy? A General’s...
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01/18/2017 at 22:16. Facebook
With Inauguration Day looming, we interviewed three foreign policy experts on how US-China relations may change under the Trump administration at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
China Daily
01/18/2017 at 12:57. Facebook
Loved for generations for corralling the catch into fishermen's nets,
the 'smiling' Irrawaddy dolphins are being killed in record numbers by rogue gangs who use car batteries to stun aquatic life. The illegal technique now threatens to wipe out the dolphins and the tourist bonanza they promise. Irrawaddy dolphins can be found in rivers, lakes and seas across southern Asia, from the northwest...
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01/18/2017 at 11:05. Facebook
Stella Kwan is the Managing Director of the popular tourist attraction Ngong Ping 360. In this episode hear Stella discuss how she constantly adapts to customers' changing needs in Hong Kong’s dynamic and competitive tourism industry while keeping herself and staff motivated. Listen to the full podcast at or find us on iTunes/Stitcher/Ximalaya
China Daily
01/18/2017 at 08:57. Facebook
In the absence of an oak barrel, Chen Chao uses live bamboo trunks to age his spirit, a method reputed to confer a unique aroma and even medicinal benefits.The cereal liqueur is introduced into bamboo trunks "via high-pressure injection techniques. This method also reduces the alcohol content of the beverage, since the bamboo absorbs it. Chen learned the traditional technique in the eastern...
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