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US government on Friday filed a notice of intent to seek death penalty against Champaign man charged with kidnapping resulting in death of visiting Chinese scholar Zhang Yingying. [Detail]
Lan Shaomin on Friday was appointed acting mayor of Nanjing City, capital of East China's Jiangsu province. [Detail]
The Long March 11 carrier rocket . [ Photo/chinadaily . com . cn ] China launched a Long March 11 carrier rocket on Friday to send six satellites into space , according to the China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology .[Detail]
China Eastern and Hainan airlines will allow passengers to use their smartphones on planes from Jan . 18 — but not to make actual phone calls .From today , passengers on China Eastern flights are able to use their smartphones as well as laptops , iPads , e-books and other small-size portable electronic devices throughout the whole flight , the carrier said .All its long-distance international routes have been equipped with Wi-Fi services , the airline said .[Detail]
Construction of a resort project at Riyue Bay , or Sun Moon Bay , in Wanning , Hainan province , has been halted .The Sun Moon Island project covers a reclamation area of 97 hectares , and construction on Moon Island , 49.1 hectares , began without proper permits .[Detail]
The International Olympic Committee ( IOC ) has presented Chinese master of purple clay art Lyu Junjie with the Pierre De Coubertin Medal for his outstanding contribution to the Olympics movement .[Detail]
Suzhou has released a water town protection and conservation guideline in support of a joint application by 14 Chinese water towns in the lower reaches of the Yangtze River to become a UNESCO World Heritage Site .[Detail]
Chinese President Xi Jinping and his US counterpart Donald Trump on Tuesday discussed the recent progress on the Korean Peninsulaover the phone .[Detail]
Dolores O ' Riordan , lead singer of Irish rock group The Cranberries , died suddenly on Monday at the age of 46 during a recording trip to London , her publicist said .“ No matter where you are , I will listen to your songs as usual , ” said another fan , @ Yituowu .[Detail]
The Communist Party of China Central Committee will hold a key session next week to review the draft of an amendment to some parts of the country's Constitution, according to a meeting presided over by General Secretary Xi Jinping on Friday.[Detail]