American researcher, Chinese scientist work to cut smoking

2016-04-19 09:08:54

During her visit to the cancer center's campus, China's first lady Peng Liyuan was briefed by Jonathan Bricker, head of the Tobacco and Health Behavior Science Research Group at the center.

Xi sends condolences to Japan over earthquakes

2016-04-19 00:16:24

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday sent a message of condolences to Japanese Emperor Akihito over earthquakes that jolted southwestern Japan last week.

China urges Japan to stop hyping up maritime issues

2016-04-18 20:55:22

A Chinese spokesman on Monday urged Japan to stop hyping up maritime issues to avoid further disturbing the bilateral relations.

China's investment in New Zealand welcomed: prime minister

2016-04-18 17:53:38

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key encouraged entrepreneurs from both China and New Zealand to cooperate and invest more in each other's markets during his visit in Beijing on April 18.

Japan quake rattles markets as factories shut; survivors queue for food

2016-04-18 17:40:29

The Japanese share market fell more than 3 percent on Monday after a series of earthquakes measuring up to 7.3 magnitude struck a southern manufacturing hub, killing at least 42 people and forcing major companies to close factories.

S Korea says DPRK prepares for 5th nuke test

2016-04-18 17:20:09

South Korean President Park Geun-hye said on Monday that signs have been detected that the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) is preparing for another nuclear test as activity increased in the country's main nuclear test site.

Japan, US to enhance co-op on response to DPRK's nuclear, missile pursuits

2016-04-18 17:00:00

Japan and the United States on Monday agreed to enhance cooperation over possible responses to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) suspected ongoing missile and nuclear ambitions.

442 killed, 3,600 injured in Thailand's road accidents during festival

2016-04-18 16:53:26

A total of 442 people have been reportedly killed in road accidents throughout Thailand during the week-long Songkran holiday, which ended on Sunday, said a government agency on Monday.

India's first nuclear submarine currently undergoing sea trials

2016-04-18 16:10:30

India's first indigenous armed nuclear submarine, INS Arihant, is undergoing sea trials and will be inducted into the Navy after that, a top naval official has said.

Flood kills 30 people in N. Afghanistan

2016-04-18 15:26:56

Up to 30 people including women and children lost their lives in downpour and flash floods that showered the northern Baghlan, Samangan and Takhar provinces on Sunday night, officials said Monday.

China water release benefits people along lower Mekong River: Cambodian official

2016-04-18 11:35:33

Some 60 million people living along the downstream Mekong River in Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam are benefiting from China's ongoing discharge of water, local media reported on Monday, citing an official.

Afghan teenager braves threats to lead women's orchestra

2016-04-18 11:17:17

Like many teenagers, 19-year-old Negin Khpalwak from Kunar in eastern Afghanistan loves music, but few people of her age have battled as fiercely to pursue their passion in the face of family hostility and threats.