China Daily
today 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
today 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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China Daily
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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China Daily
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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China Daily
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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China Daily
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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China Daily
01/18/2017 at 03:21. Facebook
President Xi Jinping has delivered a strong defense of #globalization, saying it has powered worldwide growth and should not be blamed for all the world’s problems. The Chinese president also told the #WEF that no one would emerge as a winner in a trade war. His speech earned praise from entrepreneurs and scholars alike. #XiVist #XiJinping #Davos
China Daily
01/18/2017 at 00:43. Facebook
Kentucky ranks 5th nationally in goat farming, 8th in beef cattle production, and 14th in corn production. It is also the home of President Lincoln and KFC. Increasingly, Chinese companies are building factories in the United States to support the manufacture of goods sold back home. Current Governor, Matt Bevin, is interested in enhancing US-China cooperation in the state of Kentucky.
China Daily
01/17/2017 at 20:24. Facebook
Henry Levine, senior advisor for Asia at the Albright Stonebridge Group and former US deputy assistant secretary of commerce, talks to China Daily's Chen Weihua about China-US relations, especially the trade relations, under the upcoming Donald Trump administration.
China Daily
01/17/2017 at 14:10. Facebook
#Video German businessman: Xi's visionary speech is about global future

President Xi Jinping has given "visionary statement" in his opening speech at the World Economic Forum on Tuesday, which is about the future, globalization and opening market, says Jurgen M. Geissinger, CEO of German energy solution company Senvion. #XiVisit #Davos #XiJinping

Geissinger said Xi also talked about fight...
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China Daily
01/17/2017 at 12:55. Facebook
#Electronic waste is rising sharply across #Asia, with serious consequences for human #health and the #environment, according to a recent UN study.

So-called e-waste in Asia has jumped 63 percent in five years, the report by the United Nations University said.

Asia has rapidly emerged as a major source of electronic waste, due to increasingly affluent consumers buying items such as phones,...
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China Daily
01/17/2017 at 12:30. Facebook
After President Xi Jinping's state visit to her country and his opening speech at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum on Tuesday, Swiss Confederation President Doris Leuthard said Xi's speech was impressive and encouraging, which once again indicated their shared values. #Davos #XiVisit #XiJinping
China Daily
01/17/2017 at 11:00. Facebook
Solar powered power banks: life-saving innovation or simple novelty?
China Daily
01/17/2017 at 10:23. Facebook
Live: WEF 2017 opening ceremony, Chinese President Xi Jinping attends

Chinese President Xi Jinping attends the opening ceremony of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting 2017 in Davos, Switzerland.

President Xi delivers a keynote speech at the ceremony.

This year, “Responsive and Responsible Leadership” is the theme driving the design of the program, initiatives and projects of the...
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