China & Bangladesh for Mutual Support on Core Interests & Major Concerns: FMs

BEIJING, Oct 23 (Xinhua/APP): China and Bangladesh will continue to firmly support each other on issues involving their core interests and major concerns, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi and his Bangladeshi counterpart AK Abdul Momen agreed in their phone conversation on Thursday. The friendship between China and Bangladesh has been lifted to a higher level in the joint fight against the coronavirus pandemic, said Wang

Chinese Smartphone Maker Vivo to Enter Six European Markets

GUANGZHOU, Oct 22 (Xinhua/APP): Chinese smartphone manufacturer Vivo has announced to launch its business in Poland, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, and Britain, extending its fanbase in European markets. The Guangdong-headquartered company set up its European offices in November 2019, and its European headquarters in Dusseldorf, Germany, currently has employees from 16 nations.  

18 Reserve Astronauts Selected for China’s Manned Space Program

WUHAN, Oct 22 (Xinhua/APP): China's manned space program has entered the mission preparation stage with the selection of a new group of 18 reserve astronauts. According to the China Manned Space Agency (CMSA), the reserve astronauts, including one female, have been selected recently from 2,500 candidates. Among them are seven spacecraft pilots, seven space flight engineers and four payload experts.

Over 4,600 Detained for Illegal Sale of Phone & Bank Cards

BEIJING, Oct 21 (Xinhua/APP): Police from 29 provinces and regions across China have detained over 4,600 individuals suspected of illegally selling phone cards and bank cards as of Tuesday, according to the office of an inter-ministerial conference on fighting new types of telecom crimes under the State Council on Wednesday. A total of 65,000 phone and bank cards were seized in a national campaign targeting such crimes.

Chinese Wisdom of Poverty Alleviation Lesson for World

BEIJING, Oct 17 (APP): The Chinese public and private institutions played a key role in poverty eradication, and China had set an example for all world to follow while Pakistani experts were also carefully watching the Chinese government's measures, and they were very keen to learn from this experience, Commercial Counsellor of Pakistan Embassy in Beijing, Badar uz Zaman has said.

Expert Stresses Isolated Hospital Wards for COVID19 Patients

BEIJING, Oct 15 (Xinhua/APP): A Chinese health expert has stressed isolated wards for treating COVID19 patients and called for regular disinfection of the wards and medical equipment to prevent cross-infection. Wu Zunyou, chief epidemiologist with the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, also advised hospitals against sharing large medical devices between COVID19 cases and other patients.

Exhibition on Fighting COVID19 Commences in Wuhan

WUHAN, Oct 15 (Xinhua/APP): A special exhibition on the country's fight against the COVID19 epidemic kicked off Thursday in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, a city once ravaged by the novel coronavirus outbreak. Huang Kunming, member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and head of  Publicity Department of the CPC Central Committee, attended the opening ceremony.

China’s Average Life Expectancy Reaches 77.3 Years

BEIJING, Oct 14 (XINHUA/APP): Average life expectancy, a key gauge of a country's economic and social development, particularly in terms of its medical and health services, reached 77.3 years in China in 2019. That is up 0.96 years from 2015. The increase, as seen in a statistical report from the National Health Commission, shows the steady improvement of China's medical and health system.

Tianjin to Host First International Auto Show

TIANJIN, Oct 12 (Xinhua/APP): An international auto show will be held for the first time in the north Chinese port city of Tianjin to establish a new platform for showcasing international automobiles. The exhibition will focus on new technologies, concepts, and modes such as electric vehicles, interconnected automobiles and driverless cars.