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 ...)

Xinhua China news advisory — Feb. 6

-- China's first large passenger aircraft to make maiden flight -- Cooperation the only right choice for China-U.S. relations: People's Daily -- Analysis of China's action plan on prevention of HIV/AIDS -- China Focus: Agricultural reform to back up China ... ( read original story ...)

China Focus: China to deepen reform in agricultural sector

BEIJING, Feb. 5 (Xinhua) -- China will deepen supply-side structural reform in agriculture to develop the sector, according to a policy document released Sunday. The major problems facing China's agricultural sector are structural ones, mainly on the ... ( read original story ...)

China has become the world’s biggest producer of solar energy

By the end of 2016, China’s capacity hit 77.42 gigawatts, and while this is great in terms of raw numbers, it’s a lot less impressive relative to the country’s massive population. As it stands, solar energy represents only one percent of the country ... ( read original story ...)