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Position on THAAD system in South Korea has not changed — China

China's foreign ministry said on Tuesday that China's position on the deployment in South Korea of the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-missile system is consistent and has not changed.

China’s Communist Party enshrines President Xi’s ideology into constitution

China's ruling Communist Party has formally enshrined President Xi Jinping's political thoughts into its constitution, raising his status to the country's most powerful leader in decades and putting him on par with party founder...

Secret report shows NATO will not be able to respond to a blow from...

NATO will not be able to make rapid deployment of troops if the Eastern European members of the North Atlantic alliance are dealt a military blow. This was stated by the German edition of Spiegel...

15,000 children under 5 die each day from preventable diseases — UN report

A United Nations (UN) report says 15,000 children under the age of five still die each day around the world from preventable diseases. The report warned that more than 60 million young children will die...

China’s giant radio telescope makes new discoveries

The pulsars were discovered on August 22 and 25 by researchers from the National Astronomical Observatories of China (NAOC), according to chief scientist Li Di. Named J1859-01 and J1931-01, the pulsars are 16,000 light years...

FAST — China’s $180 million radio telescope helps scientists on early discoveries

The pulsars were discovered on August 22 and 25 by researchers from the National Astronomical Observatories of China (NAOC), according to chief scientist Li Di. Named J1859-01 and J1931-01, the pulsars are 16,000 light years...

China urges US to ‘preserve’ Iran nuclear deal

China urges the United States on Friday to 'preserve' Iran nuclear deal, according to reports. China on Friday called on the United States to maintain its commitment to the Iranian nuclear deal, which President Donald...

Russia, China urges US to reduce the intensity of rhetoric, ease tensions with North...

Russia and China have urged Washington to ease tensions with North Korea as the US is holding drills with its regional allies on the Korean Peninsula. Russian Foreign Ministry officials demanded that the US...

Russia, China call for restraint over Korean Peninsula

China and Russia have asked all relevant parties on the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue to exercise restraint and halt actions that could aggravate tensions in the region, read a statement released Wednesday. The statement came...
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US navy destroyer carried out ‘freedom of navigation’ operation near South China Sea

The U.S. navy destroyer carried out 'freedom of navigation' operation near islands claimed by China in South China Sea reported Reuters citing officials. A U.S. Navy destroyer sailed near islands claimed by China in the...

Heavy rainfall in China kills 23

Twenty-three people have died after heavy rain hit parts of China starting Oct. 1, the Ministry of Civil Affairs said Monday as cited Chinese Xinhua news agency. As of 9 a.m. Monday, storms have forced...
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Asteroid hit near Shangri-La County in SW China’s Yunnan

Asteroid hit near Shangri-La County in SW China's Yunnan.The hit has made an explosion equivalent to 540 tons of TNT. An asteroid is reported to have hit near Shangri-La County in Southwest China's Yunnan Province.The...

Chinese scientists one step closer replacing WiFi with LiFi

Chinese scientists have made a breakthrough in creating full-color emissive carbon dots (F-CDs), which brings them one step closer to developing a faster wireless communication channel that could be available in just six years. Light...

China urged US to respect Beijing’s concerns about Taiwan

China has urged the United States to respect Beijing’s concerns about Taiwan to avoid disturbances in Sino-US ties. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi made the remark during a meeting with visiting US Secretary of...

US President Donald Trump to visit 5 Asian nations in November

US President Donald Trump will take a five-nation trip to the Asia Pacific region from November 3 to November 14, the White House said. He will travel to Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and...

Tillerson in China as U.S. presses North Korean economic squeeze

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson held top-level talks in China on Saturday as the United States looks to tighten an economic squeeze aimed at persuading North Korea to retreat from its nuclear arms...

M5.4 earthquake hit Qingchuan County, Guangyuan City of southwest China’s Sichuan

A 5.4-magnitude earthquake hit Qingchuan County, Guangyuan City of southwest China's Sichuan Province at 2:14 p.m. Saturday Beijing Time, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).

China successfully launches Long March-2C rocket with 3 satellites

China successfully launched a Long March-2C rocket at 12:21pm local time on Friday, Ecns reports. The rocket with three Yaogan-30 01 satellites was launched from Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China’s Sichuan province. The satellites...

China urges North Korea, US to stop escalating war of words

China’s Foreign Ministry has urged North Korea and the US to stop their escalating war of words, warning that there will be “no winner” in the event of a conflict on the Korean Peninsula. Ministry...

After China blocks WhatsApp, Russia threatens to block Facebook

China has largely blocked the WhatsApp messaging app, the latest move by Beijing to step up surveillance ahead of a big Communist Party gathering next month, the New York Times reported. China fines social media...