Domestic brands lead way in Q4 smartphone shipments

Logos of OPPO, Vivo, Huawei and Apple along a street in Dongguan, South China's Guangdong Province Photo: CFP Market shares of major smartphone manufacturers in the fourth quarter of 2016 China's smartphone shipments surged in the fourth quarter of 2016 ... ( read original story ...)

China's first jetliner to fly

After years of delays, China's first large homemade passenger jetliner will take to the air for its maiden flight in the first half of this year, state media reported Monday. State-owned aircraft maker Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China Ltd., or Comac ... ( read original story ...)

China seeks to show pope, world its organ trafficking reforms

China is stepping up its efforts to persuade the international medical community that it has stopped using executed prisoners as organ donors, sending a high-level delegation to a Vatican conference amid continued skepticism that the practice has ended ... ( read original story ...)

China makes a statement with its Rocket Force

as well as the first island chain in the Pacific and stepped up naval drills in the disputed South China Sea. Washington Free Beacon, a news website in the United States that specialises in military affairs, reported on January 31 that China conducted the ... ( read original story ...)

Managers held over China massage parlour fire that killed 18

BEIJING — Authorities have detained those in charge of a foot massage parlour in eastern China in which 18 people were killed and another 18 injured in a fire Sunday. The official Xinhua News Agency gave no further details and the cause of the fire was ... ( read original story ...)

China's First Large Homemade Passenger Jet to Fly in 2017

The ruling Communist Party newspaper People's Daily said Monday that Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China Ltd., or Comac, had nearly completed work on the 175-passenger C919. The plane is to enter the market in 2019 in competition with the Airbus A320 and ... ( read original story ...)

China Ex-Deputy Intelligence Chief Graft Probe Proceeding

Prosecutors are proceeding with a corruption investigation into a former Chinese deputy intelligence chief. The supreme state prosecutor's office said Monday that Ma Jian, a former vice minister of state security, has been placed under "compulsory measures ... ( read original story ...)