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The Disneyland park has started its construction in Shanghai, a financial hub of China. The  park which is the first in Mainland China is espected to be openend to the public in 2016. The Shanghai Disneyland resort project includes the theme park and Storybook Castle, two hotels, one deluxe and one value, a large retail, dining […]

Despite a sharp reduction in the number of trade remedies against Chinese goods and services launched by trading partners last year, Chinese companies still face trade and investment barriers, the Ministry of Commerce said on Tuesday. In 2010, 66 trade remedy investigations, including anti-dumping, anti-subsidy and special protection measures, were launched by 16 major trade […]

Taiwan’s geological authority has issued an alert that the island is likely to be hit by a tsunami. According to an official examination, a magnitude-8 earthquake may strike both the Ryukyu and Manila trenches, triggering a tsunami within one hour’s time. The distance between the two trenches and Taiwan is less than 4-hundred kilometers. The […]

The “Xinhai Revolution” began with the Wuchang Uprising on October 10, 1911 and ended with the abdication of Emperor Puyi on February 12, 1912. During the whole process, many organizations, including ‘Revive China Society’ (Xing Zhonghui, 兴中会), Hua Xing Hui (华兴会), Guang Fu Hui (光复会) and ‘Chinese Revolutionary Alliance’ (Tongmenghui, 同盟会), were actively involved. Leaders […]

Animal-rights activists are barking mad over news that trickled out over the weekend involving a truck full of 520 dogs that was stopped Friday on a highway en route to a slaughterhouse.  Discussion of the issue was rife over the next two days, particularly online, with people debating the merits of national laws protecting animals. […]

Twenty-five tons of bean sprouts containing cancer-inducing additives were uncovered by police in the capital city of Liaoning Province, China News Service reported on Monday. Eight suspects alleged to have added sodium nitrite, urea and other illegal additives were arrested for making poisonous food, according to a statement released by Shenyang police. The news came […]

At a press conference Thursday, Hong Lei, spokesman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, reiterated that China has indisputable sovereignty over the South China Sea islands and adjacent waters. The region has abundant resources of oil and natural gas, and some surrounding countries have been exploring resources there for years. As part of the strategy […]

An ambitious scheme to boost China’s solar market through state support – Golden Sun – has backfired, threatening to destroy the businesses it aimed to help, writes Yuan Ying, winner of the “biggest impact” category at the China Environmental Press Awards. “Golden Sun” is a Chinese solar subsidy scheme, set up with the primary objective […]

 Chinese President Hu Jintao called for inclusive development in Asia on Friday as he attended the opening ceremony of the 2011 annual meeting of the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA). As the second decade of the 21st century dawns upon us, Asia is at a new starting point in its development, President Hu said as […]

Leaders from five of the world’s largest emerging economies met in China’s southern resort city of Sanya Thursday morning for a summit to coordinate stance on major economic and international issues. The leaders — Chinese President Hu Jintao, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and South African President […]

Chinese clothing companies and brands are developing rapidly. Among the brands are Li Ning, 361, VANCL, Seven Wolves, and Saturday. These brands have been well received in markets across China, but at the same time, we don’t see many of these brands carried on TV commercials or other forms of advertising. One can rather find […]

China retorted the U.S. criticism on its human rights situation by publishing a report of the U.S. human rights record on Sunday. The Human Rights Record of the United States in 2010 was released by the Information Office of China’s State Council, or cabinet, in response to the Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for […]

 China has overtaken Spain on the list of the world’s top tourism destinations, becoming the third-largest attraction, a senior tourism official said at the weekend. Man Hongwei, director of the international coordination department at the China National Tourism Administration, said at a press conference that the number of international arrivals staying at least one night […]

A nasty habit of announcing the death of a celebrity has sprung up in recent years, when in fact the subject is alive and well. The latest blatantly false “star RIP” clima to go viral was the supposed demise of Hong Kong action star Jackie Chan from a heart attack. It spread rapidly on the […]

China will launch a development plan in energy-saving and the new-energy vehicle industry to make the country a leader in the sector over the next 10 years, with government funding of 100 billion yuan ($15.28 billion). The long-expected plan, jointly drafted by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), the Ministry of Science and […]

 A South African private company is about to become the first African mining and metal company to list on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, Business Day newspaper in Johannesburg reported on Thursday. The newspaper said Hong Kong-listed Wing Hing International is buying an 87 percent stake in a private South African company called Taung Gold […]

There is a big challenge which all  Muslim countries are facing. Countries like Iraq, Tunisia, Egypt and Libya  have alreadyseen heavy influence from the West with the result being total chaos.  The Western terrocracies  in the name of democracy, freedom and the bull, are murdering innocent Muslims in Muslim nations around the world. There are 100,000 US troops carrying […]

China’s economy is expected to grow 9.6 percent in 2011 as fixed asset investment remains a key driver, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said in an annual report released here Wednesday. With inflation pressures building and tightened monetary policy, China’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth was forecast moderate this year, compared with a growth of […]

 Modern sea walls failed to protect coastal towns from Japan’s destructive tsunami last month. But in the hamlet of Aneyoshi, a single centuries-old tablet saved the day. “High dwellings are the peace and harmony of our descendants,” the stone slab reads. “Remember the calamity of the great tsunamis. Do not build any homes below this […]

The Chinese embassy in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) held a memorial ceremony for Chinese People’s Volunteers (CPV) martyrs at a graveyard in the South Phyongan Province on Tuesday. Liu Hongcai, the Chinese ambassador to the DPRK, laid wreaths at the cemetery for the CPV martyrs. All of the diplomats at the embassy […]

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