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We keep you up to date with latest news happening in China and around the world. Updated twice a day at 10 AM and 10 PM Beijing time.
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Trump wounded after gunshots at rally in Pennsylvania

Gunshots have erupted at Donald Trump's rally in Butler, Pennsylvania. The former U.S. president and Republican presidential candidate was seen with blood around his ear, as he was rushed off the podium by Secret Service agents.
7/14/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China's weather authorities issue alert for rainstorms

Heavy rains continue to batter large parts of China. Sichuan, Hubei, Jiangsu, and Hebei provinces are expected to see intense downpours.
7/13/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China unveils lineup of Olympic delegation

China has unveiled the lineup of its delegation to the 2024 Summer Olympic Games. The 716-member delegation includes 405 athletes.
7/13/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China attains bumper summer grain harvest in 2024

China has seen another bumper harvest for summer grain. Official data shows the country's output reached nearly 150 million tons, up 2.5 percent.
7/12/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China's foreign trade up 6.1 percent in H1

Official data shows China's total goods imports and exports expanded 6.1 percent year on year in yuan terms in the first half of this year.
7/12/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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UN says very little aid is getting to Palestinians due to lawlessness and combat in Gaza

The U.N. says very little aid is reaching Palestinians due to lawlessness and ongoing conflict. U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric emphasized the need for a cease-fire to ensure humanitarian access.
7/11/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China sees marked improvement in marine environment: white paper

A white paper says China has seen marked improvement in the quality of its marine environment. The white paper was issued by China's State Council Information Office.
7/11/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China, Bangladesh decide to elevate relations

China and Bangladesh have decided to elevate ties to a Comprehensive Strategic Cooperative Partnership.
7/10/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China's CPI up 0.2 pct in June

Official data shows China's consumer price index, a main gauge of inflation, went up 0.2 percent year on year in June.
7/10/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Wang Yi holds talks with Belarusian foreign minister

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has held talks with his Belarusian counterpart Maxim Ryzhenkov in Beijing. Wang highlighted the achievements of the Belt and Road Initiative and the recent meeting between the two heads of state in Astana.
7/9/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Airbus delivers 700th China-built A320 aircraft

European aircraft manufacturer Airbus has delivered its 700th A320 family aircraft assembled in Tianjin in north China.
7/9/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Macron rejects his prime minister's resignation: media

French President Emmanuel Macron has reportedly rejected Prime Minister Gabriel Attal's resignation after the ruling party failed to secure a majority in snap legislative elections.
7/8/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Polls show New Popular Front comes in first in French elections

Projections show the left-wing parties' alliance, the New Popular Front, will win the 2nd round of France's legislative elections.
7/8/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Thousands of people relocated to safety after dike breach in central China

Over seven thousand people have been evacuated to safe locations after a dike breach in Hunan Province. Officials say they will complete closing the dike breach in Dongting Lake on July 9.
7/7/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Team deployed to aid rescue after dike breach in Dongting Lake

Chinese authorities have dispatched a work team to Hunan Province to guide rescue efforts after a dike breach in the country's second-largest freshwater lake on Friday afternoon.
7/7/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Rescue and relief efforts underway after dike breach in Dongting Lake

Rescue and relief work is underway after a dike breach occurred in central China's Hunan Province. Around five thousand people were affected, all of whom have been safely evacuated.
7/6/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Putin, Orban discuss Ukraine crisis, Russia-EU ties

The Russian president and the Hungarian prime minister have discussed the Ukraine crisis and Russia's relations with the European Union.
7/6/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Shenzhou-17 astronauts meet press after return from space

The three astronauts from China's Shenzhou-17 crewed mission have made their first public appearance since they returned from space two months ago.
7/5/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China logs 14.64 million inbound trips by foreigners in H1

The National Immigration Administration says China recorded over 14.6 million inbound trips made by foreigners in the first half of this year.
7/5/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Global trade resumed growth in first quarter: UN report

A UN report shows global trade trends have turned positive in the first quarter. The report says increased exports from China, India and the United States were the primary drivers of the growth.
7/4/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Shenzhou-18 taikonauts complete second spacewalk

The Shenzhou-18 astronauts on board China's orbiting space station have completed their second spacewalk.
7/4/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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UN warns of maelstrom of human misery in Gaza

The United Nations has called the war in Gaza a maelstrom of human misery, adding that Gaza's public health and education systems have collapsed.
7/3/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Hurricane Beryl kills five as it barrels towards Jamaica

Hurricane Beryl is churning towards Jamaica after killing at least five people and causing widespread destruction across the southeastern Caribbean.
7/3/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China, Switzerland to start talks for FTA upgrade

China and Switzerland have agreed to officially start negotiations to upgrade their free trade agreement. Chinese Commerce Minister Wang Wentao held talks with Swiss Federal Councilor Guy Parmelin on Monday.
7/2/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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UNGA adopts China-proposed resolution to enhance int'l cooperation on AI

The UN General Assembly has adopted a resolution on strengthening international cooperation in the capacity building of artificial intelligence.
7/2/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China expects to see 860 million railway trips during summer travel rush

China expects to see 860 million railway trips during the summer travel rush that kicks off on Monday. The summer travel rush will last until the end of August.
7/1/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China's courier sector handles over 80 billion parcels in H1

Data from the State Post Bureau shows China's courier sector handled more than 80 billion parcels in the first half of this year.
7/1/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China's manufacturing PMI remains flat in June

Official data shows the purchasing managers' index for China's manufacturing sector came in at 49.5 in June 2024, unchanged from May.
6/30/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Cross-sea project lights up new path for Greater Bay Area economy

After seven years of construction, the Shenzhen-Zhongshan link opens to traffic on Sunday.
6/30/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China issues highest-level alert for rainstorms

China's weather forecasting department has issued the highest level alert for rainstorms. The National Meteorological Center says some areas in Anhui, Jiangsu, Hubei, and other places in central, eastern and southern China will have downpours from Saturday to Sunday.
6/29/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China's Yangtze River sees first flood of 2024

Authorities say China's Yangtze River is experiencing its first flood this year. Water level at Jiujiang hydrological station has risen to 20 meters.
6/29/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Gaza residents in desperate need of health care: UN body

A UN refugee agency says health conditions in the Palestinian coastal enclave of Gaza keep worsening as residents desperately need health care.
6/28/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China's Chang'e-6 collects 1,935.3 grams of samples from moon's far side

The China National Space Administration says the Chang'e-6 mission has collected a little over 1,935 grams of samples from the moon's far side.
6/28/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China allocates funds for flood response work

Chinese authorities have announced the allocation of nearly 500 million yuan, or around 70 million U.S. dollars, from its natural-disaster relief fund to assist flood control efforts across the country.
6/27/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China's industrial profits up 3.4 pct in January-May

Official data shows profits of China's major industrial firms increased 3.4 percent year on year in the first five months of the year.
6/27/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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WikiLeaks founder returns to Australia

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has returned to his native Australia as a free man, after a U.S. judge signed off on an unexpected plea deal.
6/26/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Wikileaks founder Assange pleads guilty in deal with U.S, avoids further prison time

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has pleaded guilty to a single felony count of violating the Espionage Act in a U.S. federal court in Saipan, the capital of the Northern Mariana Islands.
6/26/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China extends visa exemption for three nations to improve personnel exchanges

The Chinese Foreign Ministry says it will extend its visa-free policy to New Zealand, Australia and Poland.
6/25/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Chinese premier addresses opening plenary of Summer Davos

Chinese Premier Li Qiang has addressed the Summer Davos meeting, calling on countries around the world to be more broad-minded towards the development issue. The meeting is underway in the coastal city of Dalian in northeast China.
6/25/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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2024 Summer Davos meeting to kick off

Participants are arriving in Dalian a day ahead of the 2024 Summer Davos meeting.
6/24/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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15 police officers killed in attacks in southern Russia

At least 15 police officers have died in a series of attacks in southern Russia's Republic of Dagestan.
6/24/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China raises emergency response to rainstorms

The China Meteorological Administration has raised the emergency response to rainstorms. It comes in the wake of forecasts of continuous heavy downpours in regions along the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River in the following week.
6/23/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China, EU agree to launch consultations on investigation into Chinese EVs

China and the European Union have agreed to launch consultations on the EU's anti-subsidy investigation into China's electric vehicles.
6/23/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China renews alert for rainstorms

China's national observatory has renewed an alert for rainstorms as heavy rainfall is expected in several regions of the country this weekend.
6/22/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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UN chief warns Lebanon cannot become another Gaza

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has expressed concerns over the escalating tensions between Israel and Lebanon.
6/22/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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38 dead amid floods in south China's Guangdong

Torrential rains have killed at least 38 people in Guangdong Province, southern China. China's meteorological authority has issued an alert for rainstorms in several regions.
6/21/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Thailand pushes forward to join BRICS

Thailand is pushing forward with its plan to become a member of the BRICS group of emerging economies as early as October at the bloc's next summit in Russia.
6/21/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China leaves benchmark rates steady

China left benchmark lending rates unchanged at a monthly fixing on Thursday, in line with market expectations.
6/20/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Xi sends congratulatory letter to World Intelligence Expo

Chinese President Xi Jinping says China is willing to deepen international cooperation on the development and governance of artificial intelligence.
6/20/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China says it takes professional measures against Philippine ships

China says it has taken professional and restrained measures against Philippine ships intruding at Ren'ai Reef illegally.
6/19/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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IMF Shanghai Regional Center officially opens

The International Monetary Fund and the People’s Bank of China have announced the opening of a new IMF regional center in Shanghai.
6/19/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China, U.S. to establish communication channel for subnational climate cooperation

China’s top economic regulator says a new communication channel will promote climate cooperation between China and the United States.
6/18/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Emergency responses activated as heavy rains batter south China

Several provincial-level regions in China have initiated or upgraded their emergency response for flooding.
6/18/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China slams the Philippines' move infringing upon Beijing's sovereign rights

China says the Philippines' attempt to establish exclusive rights to exploit natural resources in areas in the South China Sea infringes upon China's sovereign rights.
6/17/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China's industrial output up 5.6 pct in May

Official data shows China's value-added industrial output, an important economic indicator, went up 5.6 percent year on year in May.
6/17/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Heavy rainfall continues in southern China

Heavy rainfall continues in some places in south China while a heatwave is sweeping the north. Continuous floods in Guangxi have raised river levels.
6/16/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Cyril Ramaphosa's inauguration set for Wednesday

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa will be inaugurated on Wednesday after being re-elected for a second term.
6/16/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China-Europe freight trains report record transport volume in May

Official data shows China-Europe freight train services recorded the highest monthly transport volume in May. The number of China-Europe freight train services increased by 14 percent year on year to over 1,700 trips.
6/15/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Germany crushes Scotland in EURO 2024 opener

Germany has kicked off the UEFA EURO 2024 with a 5-1 win over Scotland. It is the first time that Germany has hosted a major football event since the 2006 FIFA World Cup.
6/15/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China's railways handle 1.7 billion passenger trips in first five months

Official data shows that China's railways handled over 1.7 billion passenger trips in the first five months of the year, representing growth of 20 percent.
6/14/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China reserves right to file lawsuits with WTO over new EU tariffs: MOC

China says it reserves the right to file lawsuits with the World Trade Organization concerning the European Union's plan to impose provisional duties on imports of Chinese electric vehicles.
6/14/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China renews yellow alert for severe convection weather

China's meteorological authority has renewed a yellow alert for severe weather in parts of the country. Until Friday morning, thunderstorms, gales and hail will sweep places in the northern, southern and southwestern parts of the country.
6/13/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China activates emergency response to drought

China has activated an emergency response to drought in eight provincial-level regions in the north and east of the country.
6/13/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China deplores EU plan to impose provisional duties on Chinese EVs

China has urged the EU against putting higher tariffs on Chinese electric vehicles.
6/12/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China's consumer prices up for 4 consecutive months

Official data shows China's consumer prices gained for the fourth straight month in May in the latest sign of a steady domestic demand recovery.
6/12/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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BRICS representatives reconvene for final day of talks

Foreign ministers from BRICS nations are close to ending multilateral talks in the central Russian city of Nizhny Novgorod.
6/11/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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UN Security Council adopts resolution calling for immediate ceasefire in Gaza

The UN Security Council has adopted a resolution aimed at reaching a comprehensive ceasefire deal in three phases to end the war in Gaza.
6/11/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China warns of floods in southern regions

China's Ministry of Water Resources has warned that many rivers in the country's southern regions could see floods exceeding alert levels due to heavy downpours over the next few days.
6/10/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Health authorities: 274 Palestinians killed during Israeli rescue operation

International condemnation has grown over Israel’s rescue operation over the weekend, which Gaza health officials say has killed 274 Palestinians and left around 700 others injured.
6/10/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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More than 200 mln trips on first day of Dragon Boat Festival holiday

Travelers in China made more than 200 million trips on the first day of the Dragon Boat Festival holiday.
6/9/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Several hostages killed in Israeli attacks on central Gaza: Hamas

The armed wing of Hamas has said the Israeli army killed several other hostages during its operation to release four hostages in the central Gaza Strip.
6/9/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Trips, dragon boat races major activities on Day 1 of Duanwu Festival holiday

China's railway network is expecting nearly 17 million passenger trips on the first day of the Dragon Boat Festival break that begins on Saturday.
6/8/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Serbia unveils Chinese-built high-speed train in Belgrade

A new Chinese-built high-speed train has been unveiled in Belgrade. Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic attended the ceremony at Zemun train station.
6/8/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China, Pakistan reaffirm friendship, upgrade of CPEC

China and Pakistan have agreed to maintain friendship and strengthen cooperation during a meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif.
6/7/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China expects a surge in border crossings during Dragon Boat Festival

The National Immigration Administration projects that there will be a daily average of 1.75 million crossings nationwide during the three-day holiday.
6/7/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Chang'e-6 ready to head home with lunar samples

China's Chang'e-6 lunar mission has successfully transferred samples from the far side of the moon to the returner.
6/6/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Israel strikes UNRWA school, dozens feared dead

Israel's latest operations in central Gaza continue. Gaza's Media Office says at least 27 people have been killed and dozens injured in a strike on a school sheltering displaced people. The Israel Defense Forces has confirmed the attack.
6/6/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Chinese commerce minister meets Portuguese economy minister

Chinese and Portuguese officials have discussed advancing bilateral economic and trade relations.
6/5/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Slovenia officially recognizes Palestinian state

The Slovenian Parliament has voted to recognize the statehood of Palestine, saying the move will hopefully help stop the violence in Gaza.
6/5/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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IATA expects higher profit for 2024

Global airlines have raised profit forecasts for 2024 compared with their estimates from June and December last year. The International Air Transport Association expects airlines to generate over 30 billion dollars of profit this year.
6/4/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China begins returning world's first samples from moon's far side

China has started bringing back the world's first lunar samples from the far side of the moon as part of the Chang'e-6 mission.
6/4/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China defends decision to skip Ukraine peace conference

China has defended its choice not to join a planned peace conference for Ukraine this month, saying the decision is not directed against any party.
6/3/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Claudia Sheinbaum to become Mexico's first female president: preliminary results

Preliminary results show that ruling party candidate Claudia Sheinbaum has won Mexico's presidential election.
6/3/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China opposes building exclusive military alliances: defense minister

Chinese Defense Minister Dong Jun has voiced the country’s opposition to exclusive military alliances.
6/2/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China's Chang'e-6 lands on moon's far side to collect samples

China's Chang'e-6 probe has touched down on the far side of the moon to collect samples from this rarely explored terrain.
6/2/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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C919 makes first overseas commercial chartered flight

A C919 passenger jet of the China Eastern Airlines fleet has made its first overseas commercial chartered flight, providing a round-trip service between Shanghai and Hong Kong.
6/1/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China's food security law takes effect

China's food security law has begun taking effect. Its provisions cover the whole process of grain supply, from production and reserve to circulation and processing.
6/1/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Chinese foreign minister meets Saudi counterpart

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has said China's position matches that of the Arab countries on the Palestinian issue.
5/31/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Trump becomes first U.S. president convicted of crime

Donald Trump has become the first U.S. president to be convicted of a crime after a New York jury found him guilty on all 34 counts in the historic hush money trial.
5/31/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Wang Yi stresses mutual trust, closer cooperation between China, Arab nations

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has called for strengthening strategic mutual trust and firmly supporting each other’s core interests between China and Arab nations.
5/30/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Xi calls for efforts to build China-Arab ties into benchmark for peace

Chinese President Xi Jinping is calling for efforts to build China-Arab ties into a benchmark for world peace and stability.
5/30/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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President Xi holds talks with Egyptian leader in Beijing

Chinese President Xi Jinping has held talks with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi in Beijing.
5/29/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China issues report on U.S. human rights violations in 2023

The Chinese State Council Information Office says the human rights record in the United States continued to deteriorate in 2023.
5/29/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Shenzhou-18 crew completes first spacewalk

The Shenzhou-18 crew members on board China’s orbiting space station have completed their first spacewalk.
5/28/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China, Japan, South Korea issue joint declaration after trilateral meeting

Leaders of China, Japan and South Korea have issued a joint declaration following their trilateral meeting in Seoul.
5/28/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Arab League's chief slams Israeli bombing on camp in Gaza's Rafah

Secretary-General of the League of Arab States Ahmed Aboul-Gheit has criticized Israel for bombing tents for the displaced Palestinians in the southern Gazan city of Rafah.
5/27/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China's industrial profits up 4.3% in January-April

Official data shows profits of China's major industrial firms increased 4.3 percent in the first four months compared with the same period last year.
5/27/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Chinese premier meets South Korean president

Leaders of China, Japan and South Korea have held separate bilateral talks ahead of their first three-way meeting in over four years. During talks with South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol, Chinese Premier Li Qiang said the Chinese market is always open to foreign investors.
5/26/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Kenyan Chebet breaks women's 10,000m world record

Beatrice Chebet from Kenya has broken the women's 10,000m world record at the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, the United States.
5/26/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Putin stresses previous agreements for talks with Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin has expressed his country’s readiness to continue negotiations with Ukraine. However, he said the talks can only be based on the agreements that the two countries negotiated before.
5/25/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China-Europe freight train trips surpass 90,000

The total number of China-Europe freight train trips has surpassed 90,000.
5/25/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Wang Yi meets Cambodian minister in Beijing

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has met Cambodian Foreign Minister Sok Chenda Sophea in Beijing.
5/24/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Iran releases report on President Raisi's helicopter crash

The report says no trace of bullets or similar items has been found on the wreckage.
5/24/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China reports steep growth in overseas investment

Authorities say China saw accelerated overseas investment in the first four months of 2024, indicating the country's broadened engagement in the global market.
5/23/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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PLA conducts joint military drills around Taiwan Island

The Eastern Theater Command of the Chinese People's Liberation Army has kicked off joint military drills surrounding the island of Taiwan.
5/23/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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2024 Biodiversity Day themed "Be Part of the Plan"

Wednesday marks the International Day for Biodiversity, which is celebrated every year on May 22.
5/22/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Chinese FM: Taiwan question at center of China's core interests

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has reiterated that the Taiwan question is at the center of China's core interests.
5/22/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China's online retail sales up 11.5 pct in January-April period

Official data shows China's online retail sales saw steady expansion in the first four months of the year.
5/21/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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ICC decision to seek arrest warrants angers Israel, Hamas

The chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Court has announced he is seeking arrest warrants for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Defense Minister Yoav Gallant and three Hamas leaders.
5/21/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Iran's leader appoints 1st VP as acting president

Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei has appointed First Vice President Mohammad Mokhber as interim president following the death of President Ebrahim Raisi in a helicopter crash.
5/20/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China lists U.S. companies as unreliable entities over arms sales to Taiwan

China has added some U.S. companies to the list of unreliable entities over their involvement in arms sales to Taiwan.
5/20/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Cities host special events to mark China Tourism Day

Sunday marks China Tourism Day, with celebrations and events held across the nation.
5/19/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China, Tajikistan vow to elevate cooperation

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has met with Tajik President Emomali Rahmon in Dushanbe. Both sides pledged to expand bilateral cooperation in various areas.
5/19/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Museums in China register nearly 1.3 billion visits in 2023

The National Cultural Heritage Administration says museums in China logged nearly 1.3 billion visits in 2023, surpassing the figures of previous years.
5/18/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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1st Beijing-Madrid-Havana flight arrives in Cuba

The first flight to resume air links between Cuba and China has arrived in Havana, with a stopover in Spain.
5/18/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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President Xi sends congratulatory letter to 8th China-Russia Expo

Chinese President Xi Jinping has sent a congratulatory letter to the 8th China-Russia Expo, which is taking place in Harbin. He said China-Russia relations have made solid progress and delivered tangible cooperation outcomes that benefit both countries.
5/17/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Chinese economy continues to expand in April

The Chinese economy remained in the expansion zone in April.
5/17/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China-Russia Expo to further boost bilateral cooperation

The eighth China-Russia Expo is underway in Harbin, Heilongjiang Province. The bilateral trade exhibition has been held alternately in China and Russia since 2014.
5/16/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Xi Jinping holds talks with Vladimir Putin in Beijing

Chinese President Xi Jinping has held talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin following a welcome ceremony in Beijing.
5/16/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Wang Yi: U.S. suppression of Chinese trade, tech "typical bullying behavior"

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has criticized the U.S. over its suppression of China's normal economic, trade and technological activities.
5/15/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China grants visa-free entry to foreign cruise ship tourist groups

China is waiving visas for overseas tourist groups entering the country by cruise ship.
5/15/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China firmly opposes U.S. tariff hike on Chinese goods: commerce ministry

China has expressed firm opposition to additional U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods. The Ministry of Commerce says China will take resolute measures to safeguard its own rights and interests.
5/14/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Michael Cohen testifies against Trump at hush money trial

A former fixer of Donald Trump has told jurors that the U.S. Republican presidential candidate personally approved a hush money payment to adult film star Stormy Daniels in 2016.
5/14/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China-Europe freight trains expand 10 percent in Q1

Official data shows that more than six thousand China-Europe freight trains operated from January to April, up 10 percent from a year earlier.
5/13/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Shoigu to step down as Russian defense minister

Russian President Vladimir Putin is replacing his close ally Sergei Shoigu as defense minister.
5/13/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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EU leader condemns Israel's Rafah evacuation order

European Council President Charles Michel says it is unacceptable for Israel to evacuate the Palestinian civilians in Rafah to unsafe zones.
5/12/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Floods leave over 330 dead in Afghanistan: WFP

The UN's World Food Programme says more than 330 people have been killed in flash floods that ripped through multiple Afghan provinces.
5/12/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Officials call for strengthening brands to promote high-quality development

Chinese officials have highlighted the importance of strengthening brand building for advancing new quality productive forces and high-quality development.
5/11/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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UN General Assembly backs Palestinian bid for UN membership

The United Nations General Assembly has voted overwhelmingly in favor of reviving Palestine's bid for full membership.
5/11/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China criticizes U.S. distortion of UNGA resolution

Chinese authorities have criticized a U.S. attempt to distort a UN General Assembly resolution concerning the one-China principle.
5/10/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Israel strikes eastern Rafah despite warning from Biden

Israeli forces continue to bomb several areas of Rafah despite stern warnings from the White House.
5/10/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China, Hungary elevate relations

China and Hungary have decided to elevate bilateral relations to an all-weather comprehensive strategic partnership for the new era.
5/9/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China's foreign trade up 5.7 percent in first four months

Authorities say China's total goods imports and exports expanded 5.7 percent to over 13.8 trillion yuan in the first four months of the year.
5/9/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Biden: U.S. to withhold weapons if Israel ramps up attack on Rafah

U.S. President Joe Biden is warning Israel against launching a major invasion of Rafah.
5/9/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Xi visits Hungary, confident about future ties

In a written speech published upon his arrival, the Chinese president hailed the development of bilateral ties, saying he is confident that this visit will usher in an even brighter future of the China-Hungary relationship.
5/8/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Xi, Vucic sign joint statement on building China-Serbia community with shared future

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic have signed a joint statement on the building of a China-Serbia community with a shared future in the new era.
5/8/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Chang'e-6 probe enters lunar orbit

The national space administration says China's latest lunar probe has successfully entered its circumlunar orbit.
5/8/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Xi's visit to renew friendship with Serbia

Chinese President Xi Jinping says he looks forward to taking the visit as an opportunity to plan for cooperation with Serbia.
5/7/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China extends visa exemption for 12 countries to promote exchanges

China has decided to extend the visa-free policy for short-term visits for 12 countries until the end of 2025.
5/7/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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President Xi continues state visit in France

Chinese President Xi Jinping has called on China and France to jointly oppose acts of decoupling and fend off a new Cold War or bloc confrontation.
5/7/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Xi says China, France have every reason to develop bilateral ties well

Chinese President Xi Jinping has said China and France have every reason to develop bilateral ties well during a speech to the closing ceremony of the sixth meeting of China-France Business Council, which is part of his state visit to France.
5/6/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China sees nearly 300 mln domestic tourist trips during May Day holiday

Data shows that China saw about 295 million domestic tourist trips during the five-day May Day holiday that ended Sunday.
5/6/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Xi hails China-France ties upon arriving in Paris

Chinese President Xi Jinping says China-France relations have set a good example for the international community of peaceful coexistence and win-win cooperation between countries with different systems.
5/6/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China set to see return travel peak as holiday comes to end

Sunday marks the last day of China's Labor Day holiday. China's railway authorities estimate more than 18 million passenger trips will be registered nationwide within the day.
5/5/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Cuba announces unilateral visa exemption for Chinese citizens

The Cuban government says it will adopt a visa-free policy for Chinese citizens holding ordinary passports, starting this month.
5/5/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Foreign enterprises have more confidence in Chinese market: survey

A survey shows foreign-funded companies have growing confidence in the Chinese market. The China Council for the Promotion of International Trade conducted the survey, involving more than 600 foreign companies.
5/4/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Rains in southern Brazil kill at least 39

Brazil's southernmost state of Rio Grande do Sul continues to bear the brunt of extreme rainfall.
5/4/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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UN report warns of long rebuilding process for Gaza

A UN report says it will take until at least 2040 to rebuild the shattered homes in Gaza and the process could drag on for many decades.
5/3/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Hamas says it's reviewing truce deal in "positive spirit"

Hamas chief Ismail Haniyeh says the group is reviewing Israel's latest truce proposal with a "positive spirit".
5/3/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Vucic: President Xi's visit will bring opportunities for Serbia's development

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic has described Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit as a major diplomatic event for Serbia.
5/2/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Colombia to break diplomatic relations with Israel

The Colombian president says he will break diplomatic relations with Israel over its actions in Gaza.
5/2/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China records 200 million trips on first day of holiday

Authorities say China recorded over 200 million trips on the first day of the five-day May Day holiday, as the country's economic recovery gains momentum.
5/1/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China railway trips to reach 144 mln during May Day holiday

China's railway network is expected to handle 144 million passengers during the five-day festive period, with Wednesday alone projected to take one-seventh of the share.
5/1/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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All Shenzhou-17 astronauts out of return capsule

China's Shenzhou-17 crew has safely returned to Earth after a six-month stay at the Tiangong space station.
4/30/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Media: Hamas to give "response" on Gaza truce proposal

A Hamas delegation has reportedly left Egypt after truce talks.
4/30/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Xi to pay state visits to France, Serbia, Hungary

Chinese President Xi Jinping will pay state visits to France, Serbia and Hungary from May 5 to the 10th. This is the first visit to Europe by China's head of state in nearly five years.
4/29/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Chinese premier says China's market always open to foreign businesses

Chinese Premier Li Qiang says his country’s market will always be open to foreign-funded firms.
4/29/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China's Shenzhou-17 astronauts complete handover

China's Shenzhou-17 crew members have held a handover ceremony with their Shenzhou-18 counterparts.
4/28/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Paris 2024 Olympic flame begins journey to France

The Olympic flame for Paris 2024 has begun its journey from Greece's Piraeus port to France on board the French ship Belem.
4/28/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge receives over 10 million vehicles

Authorities say the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge has seen over 10 million inbound and outbound vehicles pass through its Zhuhai port.
4/27/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China prepares to launch Chang'e-6 lunar probe

The China National Space Administration says the Chang'e-6 lunar probe is scheduled for launch at the beginning of May.
4/27/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China, U.S. agree to maintain communication in various fronts

Senior officials from China and the United States have reached consensus in multiple areas to push forward bilateral relations.
4/26/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Shenzhou-18 astronauts enter space station

The three astronauts aboard the Shenzhou-18 spaceship have entered the Chinese space station safely following a successful docking operation this morning.
4/26/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China launches Shenzhou-18 manned space mission

China has launched its latest manned space mission to the Tiangong Space Station.
4/25/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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White House confirms U.S. shipped long-range missiles to Ukraine

A U.S. official says his country secretly shipped long-range missiles to Ukraine in recent weeks and they have been used twice in battlefield.
4/25/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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President Xi calls on Chongqing to write its chapter in Chinese modernization

Chinese President Xi Jinping has urged Chongqing to further deepen reforms and opening up across the board and constantly write its own chapter in advancing Chinese modernization.
4/24/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China to launch Shenzhou-18 crew to space station Thursday

China will launch the Shenzhou-18 crewed spaceship on Thursday.
4/24/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Chinese PLA Navy marks 75th anniversary

Tuesday marks the 75th anniversary of the Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy. Across the nation, vessels in active service hosted open days for members of the public.
4/23/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China adds 3.03 million new urban jobs in Q1

Official data shows China created over three million new urban jobs in the first three months of this year.
4/23/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Guangdong relocates 110,000 residents due to rainstorm

Guangdong has relocated 110,000 residents after continuous heavy rainfall hit many parts of the province in recent days.
4/22/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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11 missing in Guangdong rainstorm

At least 11 people are missing after continued rainfall hit many parts of Guangdong Province in South China.
4/22/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Shenzhou-18 manned mission ready for launch after full rehearsal

China's Shenzhou-18 crewed spacecraft is poised for take-off in the coming days.
4/21/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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14 Palestinians killed in Israeli raid in West Bank

The Palestinian Ministry of Health says at least 14 Palestinians have been killed in an Israeli raid in the West Bank city of Tulkarm since Thursday.
4/21/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China, Papua New Guinea to enhance cooperation

China and Papua New Guinea have agreed to strengthen economic and trade cooperation. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and his Papua New Guinea counterpart Justin Tkatchenko witnessed the signing of cooperation deals after their meeting in Port Moresby.
4/20/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Gaza City faces worsening crisis due to complete water well shutdown: media office

The Hamas-run government media office says Gaza City is facing an environmental disaster due to the complete shutdown of water wells for two weeks.
4/20/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China's non-financial ODI up 12.5 percent in first quarter

Authorities say China's non-financial outbound direct investment came in at nearly 243 billion yuan in the first quarter, up 12.5 percent.
4/19/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China expresses regret over U.S. veto of resolution on Palestine UN membership

China has expressed regret over a recent U.S. veto of a draft resolution that sought to grant Palestine full membership of the UN General Assembly.
4/19/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China, Indonesia to strengthen bilateral ties

China and Indonesia have vowed to strengthen bilateral ties. The pledge came during Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi's meeting with his Indonesian counterpart Retno Marsudi in Jakarta.
4/18/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China sees 141 mln cross-border trips in Q1

According to China's immigration authority, it recorded over 141 million inbound and outbound trips in the first quarter of 2024.
4/18/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China prepares to launch Shenzhou-18 crewed spaceship

Preparations are underway to launch China's Shenzhou-18 crewed spaceship. It will be China's first manned mission to space this year.
4/17/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Chinese, U.S. defense chiefs hold virtual meeting

Chinese Defense Minister Dong Jun has held a virtual meeting with his U.S. counterpart Lloyd Austin.
4/17/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Olympic flame for Paris 2024 Summer Games lit in Ancient Olympia

The Olympic flame that will be burning for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games has started its journey after being ignited at the birthplace of the Games in Ancient Olympia, Greece.
4/16/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China's GDP expands 5.3 pct in Q1

China's GDP saw a yearly increase of 5.3 percent in the first quarter of 2024.
4/16/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China closely follows probe after nationals killed, injured in Sydney attack

China says it is closely monitoring the ongoing investigation into the recent Sydney knife attack.
4/15/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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UN chief calls for restraint after Iran's retaliatory attacks on Israel

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for maximum restraint after Iran's retaliatory attacks on Israel over the latter's deadly assault on the Iranian consulate in Syria.
4/15/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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German Chancellor Olaf Scholz starts visit to China

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has arrived in Chongqing, kicking off his three-day visit to China.
4/14/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Iran launches large-scale drone, missile attack against Israel

Israel has been targeted by a retaliatory strike from Iranian missiles and drones. Iran's mission to the United Nations said the attack on Israel "can be deemed concluded."
4/14/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Six people killed in Sydney stabbing attack

Authorities say a knife-wielding man has killed six people and injured several others before being shot dead by the police in Sydney.
4/13/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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4th China International Consumer Products Expo kicks off in Hainan

The fourth China International Consumer Products Expo kicks off on Saturday in Haikou on the island province of Hainan. The six-day event hosts over 4,000 brands from 71 countries and regions.
4/13/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China's foreign trade up five percent in first quarter

Data from Chinese Customs shows that the total value of China's imports and exports in the first quarter exceeded 10 trillion yuan, or roughly 1.3 trillion U.S. dollars.
4/12/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China deploys Queqiao-2 relay satellite for future lunar exploration

China's Queqiao-2 satellite has completed in-orbit communication tests. Its platform and payloads are working normally.
4/12/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China imposes countermeasures against two U.S. firms

Chinese authorities have imposed countermeasures against two U.S. firms involved in arms sales to the Taiwan region.
4/11/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China's CPI up 0.1 percent in March

Official data shows China's consumer price index edged up 0.1 percent year on year in March, falling short of market expectations due to decreasing consumer demand and sufficient market supply.
4/11/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China's 40th Antarctic expedition concludes

China's Xuelong polar icebreaker, also called Snow Dragon, has returned to Qingdao port in Shandong province, marking the end of its 40th Antarctic expedition.
4/10/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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South Koreans go to polls for parliamentary elections

South Koreans are voting in the country's legislative elections to choose the next 300-seat parliament.
4/10/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Over 600 enterprises sign up for 7th CIIE

More than 600 enterprises have signed up for the 7th China International Import Expo, which will be held later this year in Shanghai.
4/9/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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North America witnesses total solar eclipse

Tens of millions of spectators were treated to stunning views as a rare total solar eclipse swept across North America on Monday.
4/9/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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MOF: China, U.S reach new consensus

The Chinese Ministry of Finance says China and the U.S. have agreed to promote the healthy and stable development of economic relations during U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen's visit.
4/8/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Hamas warns to target Israeli army if re-entering Gaza

The armed wing of Hamas has warned that they would target the Israeli army if it re-enters the Gaza Strip. This came following Israeli media reports that the Israeli army had withdrawn most of its forces from Gaza.
4/8/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Chinese premier meets U.S. treasury secretary

Chinese Premier Li Qiang has met U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen in Beijing. Premier Li urged the U.S. to abide by the basic norms of market economy and refrain from turning economic and trade issues into political or security issues.
4/7/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Nicaragua breaks ties with Ecuador over raid of Mexico's Quito embassy

Nicaragua has formally cut diplomatic relations with Ecuador. It comes after Mexico suspended ties with Ecuador, over a raid on its embassy in Quito.
4/7/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Over 750 million passenger trips expected during Qingming holiday

Saturday marks the last day of China's Qingming Festival holiday season. China's Ministry of Transport says inter-regional passenger traffic throughout the three-day holiday is expected to surge over 750 million.
4/6/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China, Thailand to cooperate in lunar exploration missions

China and Thailand will cooperate on the exploration and peaceful use of outer space as well as on the International Lunar Research Station.
4/6/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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12 dead, over 1,100 injured after quake off coast of Hualien

The number of deaths from Wednesday's devastating earthquake in the Taiwan region has risen to 12, with over 1,100 others injured.
4/5/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Yellen begins visit to China

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen is in Guangzhou. During a six-day visit to China, she is set to talk with Chinese officials in Guangzhou and Beijing.
4/5/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Chinese foreign minister meets Timor-Leste's counterpart

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has met Timor-Leste Minister of Foreign Affairs Bendito dos Santos Freitas.
4/4/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Rescue operations continue after earthquake in Hualien

Rescue operations continue after the most devastating earthquake to hit Taiwan in 25 years. Authorities say at least nine people have been killed and over one thousand injured.
4/4/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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President Xi urges nationwide afforestation efforts for beautiful China

Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for nationwide efforts in afforestation to jointly build a beautiful China.
4/3/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Chinese, US presidents hold phone talks

Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Joe Biden have discussed a range of issues over the phone.
4/3/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China's ten-year fishing ban in the Yangtze River achieves significant results

China’s ten-year fishing ban on the Yangtze River that began three years ago has already achieved significant results. In 2023, reports of illegal fishing from the public decreased by 28 percent compared to the previous year.
4/2/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Iran accuses Israel of deadly attack on consulate in Syria

Iran has promised a decisive response after its consulate in the Syrian capital Damascus was destroyed in a suspected Israeli missile attack.
4/2/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Chinese FM meets French counterpart

Foreign Minister Wang Yi says China is an opportunity and a partner, rather than a risk or an opponent to Europe. He made the remarks along with French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Stephane Sejourne in Beijing on Monday.
4/1/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Turkiye's opposition takes election lead in key cities

Early results from municipal elections indicate that Turkiye's main opposition, the Republican People’s Party, succeeded in retaining control of several key cities.
4/1/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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FAST provides nearly 900 observation hours to foreign researchers

A gigantic telescope in Guizhou Province has provided 900 hours of observation for foreign researchers since it officially opened to international scientists in March, 2021.
3/31/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China's manufacturing PMI back in expansion zone

China's PMI for the manufacturing sector is back in expansion territory, coming in at 50.8 in March.
3/31/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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All hostages freed from cafe, one suspect arrested: Dutch police

A hostage situation in the central Dutch town of Ede has ended after four hostages were freed and a suspect was arrested.
3/30/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China, Kazakhstan hold first foreign ministers' strategic dialogue

China and Kazakhstan have pledged to jointly promote high-quality Belt and Road cooperation and work closely within the framework of multilateral organizations.
3/30/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Xi, Tokayev send congratulations to launch of Kazakhstan tourism year in China

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Kazakh counterpart, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, have sent congratulatory messages to the launch of the Kazakhstan tourism year in China in 2024.
3/29/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Cleanup begins after bridge collapse in Baltimore

Cleanup is underway at the site of a deadly bridge collapse in the U.S. state of Maryland.
3/29/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China home to 47 UNESCO Global Geoparks

China is now home to 47 Global Geoparks after the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization recognized six more.
3/28/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China's top legislator delivers speech at Boao Forum

China's top legislator Zhao Leji has delivered a keynote speech at the opening plenary of the Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2024 in Hainan.
3/28/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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4th China International Consumer Products Expo set for biggest show

The fourth China International Consumer Products Expo, which will run from April 13 to 18 in Haikou, will feature more than 3,000 brands from 59 countries and regions.
3/27/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Six presumed dead after cargo ship knocks down Baltimore bridge

Six people who have been missing are presumed dead after a major bridge collapsed in Baltimore Harbor in the U.S. state of Maryland.
3/27/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Boao Forum report forecasts 4.5% growth for Asia in 2024

A report by the Boao Forum for Asia expects economic growth across the continent to reach 4.5 percent this year, largely driven by strong consumption.
3/26/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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UN Security Council adopts resolution demanding ceasefire in Gaza for Ramadan

The United Nations Security Council has adopted a resolution that demands an immediate ceasefire in Gaza for the holy month of Ramadan.
3/26/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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New chapter begins for China-Nauru relations: President Xi

Chinese President Xi Jinping says a new chapter has begun for China-Nauru relations.
3/25/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Russia mourns victims of deadly terrorist attack

Russia has observed a national day of mourning following a deadly attack on the Crocus concert hall in Moscow.
3/25/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Chinese premier delivers keynote speech at China Development Forum 2024

Chinese Premier Li Qiang says China will continue to promote industrial innovation. He made the remarks in a keynote speech at the opening of this year's China Development Forum in Beijing.
3/24/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Hostage deal awaits Hamas response

Israel has reportedly accepted a U.S. proposed hostage deal during talks in Doha.
3/24/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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11 people related to Moscow terror attack detained

Russian security forces have reportedly arrested 11 suspects connected to the terrorist attack at a concert hall near Moscow. Authorities say these include four directly involved in the attack.
3/23/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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More than 60 killed, 100 injured after shooting at concert venue near Moscow

The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack that has killed over 60 people near Moscow.
3/23/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China rolls out cross-border trade in services negative lists

China has for the first time rolled out a negative list for cross-border trade in services at the national level to boost opening up. The country also formulated a pilot free trade zone version of the negative list.
3/22/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Cairo hosts multilateral Arab ministerial meeting on Gaza

Ministers from five Arab countries have met the secretary-general of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization in Cairo to discuss the situation in Gaza.
3/22/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China's first homegrown hydrogen-powered urban train completes test

A hydrogen-powered urban train has completed a test at a speed of 160 kilometers per hour in northeast China.
3/21/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Wang Yi meets former Australian prime minister

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has met former Australian Prime Minister Paul Keating in Sydney.
3/21/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China launches new relay satellite for Earth-Moon communications

China has launched a new relay satellite to provide Earth-Moon communications services. The satellite dubbed Queqiao-2 has entered a planned orbit.
3/20/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China, Australia hold Foreign and Strategic Dialogue

China and Australia have held the Seventh Foreign and Strategic Dialogue in Canberra. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and his Australian counterpart Penny Wong co-chaired the dialogue.
3/20/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Hong Kong passes bill on safeguarding national security

Lawmakers in Hong Kong have passed a bill on safeguarding national security.
3/19/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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UN chief calls on Israel to ensure Gaza humanitarian access

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on the Israeli authorities to ensure complete and unfettered access for humanitarian goods throughout Gaza.
3/19/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Chinese FM stresses cooperation with New Zealand PM, FM

China says it is willing to strengthen communication with New Zealand and work to maintain peace and stability in the region.
3/18/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Putin vows to further promote national development during new term

Russian President Vladimir Putin has pledged to further push forward the country's development during his new term in office.
3/18/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Rocket carrying China's Queqiao-2 satellite transported to launch pad

A rocket carrying China's Queqiao-2 relay satellite has been vertically transported to its launch pad at the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site in Hainan Province.
3/17/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Firefighters battle forest fire in SW China

More than 1,200 firefighters are battling a forest fire with the help of helicopters in southwestern China.
3/17/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China's battery giant CATL reports robust profits in 2023

Contemporary Amperex Technology, China's largest automotive lithium-ion battery maker, has posted net profit growth of 44 percent in 2023.
3/16/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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First aid ship via Cyprus maritime corridor reaches Gaza

The first aid ship traveling through the Cyprus-Gaza maritime corridor has reached the coast of the Palestinian enclave.
3/16/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Carrier rocket for China's Chang'e-6 lunar probe arrives at launch site

The carrier rocket for China's Chang'e-6 lunar probe has arrived at the Wenchang Space Launch Center in Hainan Province.
3/15/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Abbas tasks Mohammad Mustafa to form new Palestinian government

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has tasked Mohammad Mustafa to form the 19th government.
3/15/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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SW China's multi-energy power base generates over 1 trl kWh of electricity

The clean energy from the power base in the Yalong River basin in Sichuan Province has helped reduce 800 million tons of carbon dioxide emissions.
3/14/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Angolan president arrives in China for state visit

Angolan President Joao Lourenco has started his state visit to China.
3/14/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Japan's maiden satellite launch by private firm fails

The inaugural rocket launch of Japanese company Space One has failed. The solid-fuel rocket exploded seconds after lift-off.
3/13/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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UN chief recognizes accord aimed at ending Haiti crisis

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has expressed his appreciation to the Caribbean Community and its partners for developing a solution to the Haiti crisis.
3/13/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Ship carrying aid for Gaza departs Cyprus

The Muslim holy month of Ramadan has officially begun and Palestinians in Gaza are fasting after months of starvation.
3/12/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Haitian prime minister resigns: Caribbean Community

The Caribbean Community has announced that Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry has resigned.
3/12/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China capable of ensuring financial security: regulator

The head of the National Financial Regulatory Administration says China is confident and capable of maintaining financial security.
3/11/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Envoy: escalation of Ukraine crisis not in China, Germany's interest

A Chinese envoy has said the Russia-Ukraine conflict is at risk of further escalation, which is not in line with the common interests of the international community, including China and Germany.
3/11/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China-Europe freight train services see solid expansion in first two months

China's railway operator says the number of such train trips reached over 2,900 in the first two months of this year, up 9 percent year on year.
3/10/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Top political advisory body concludes annual session

China's top political advisory body has concluded its annual session.
3/10/20244 minutes, 44 seconds
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China making efforts to boost employment: minister

Minister of Human Resources and Social Security Wang Xiaoping says China will release a slew of measures to stimulate employment as demand is rising in the job market.
3/9/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China's CPI up 0.7 pct in February

China's consumer price index edged up 0.7 percent year on year in February.
3/9/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China's homegrown C919 jetliner flies on third regular route

China's C919 passenger plane has commenced operation on a new route connecting Shanghai and Xi'an.
3/8/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Top legislature pledges legal guarantees for Chinese modernization

China's top legislature has pledged to pursue the high-quality work of people's congresses to provide legal guarantees for advancing national rejuvenation on all fronts through Chinese modernization.
3/8/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China's foreign trade in goods up 8.7 pct in Jan-Feb

Official data shows that China's total imports and exports of goods expanded 8.7 percent yearly, in yuan terms, in the first two months of the year.
3/7/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Wang Yi: misjudging China will result in missed opportunities

The Chinese foreign minister has said spreading pessimistic views on China will end up harming oneself and misjudging China will result in missed opportunities.
3/7/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China's 2024 GDP growth goal achievable via enhanced efforts: official

Chinese authorities say the country has the confidence, capabilities and conditions to meet its economic and social development targets for this year.
3/6/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Iranian, Saudi foreign ministers call for end to Gaza war

Iran and Saudi Arabia have highlighted the necessity to make efforts to end the Israeli war in Gaza.
3/6/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China vows to develop new quality productive forces

Chinese President Xi Jinping has stressed developing new quality productive forces based on local conditions.
3/5/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China's national legislature opens annual session

The 14th National People's Congress, China's national legislature, has opened its second session at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.
3/5/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China's top political advisory body opens annual session

China's political season is officially underway as the annual session of the country's top political advisory body opened in Beijing. China's top legislature is set to convene its annual session on Tuesday.
3/4/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Chinese national lawmakers gather in Beijing for annual session

Delegations of deputies attending the second session of the 14th National People's Congress, China's national legislature, have all registered for the NPC annual session.
3/4/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Political advisory body's annual session begins Monday

China's national political advisors are set to convene in the capital Beijing on Monday. This year's session will close on March 10.
3/3/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Israel "basically" agrees to proposal on ceasefire: U.S.

The United States says Israel has "basically" accepted a proposal for a temporary halt in fighting in Gaza.
3/3/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Shenzhou-17 crew carry out 2nd spacewalk

The Shenzhou-17 crew aboard China's orbiting space station have carried out their second spacewalk. They completed the in-orbit maintenance of extravehicular facilities.
3/2/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Flight nearly full under China-Thailand visa waiver

Flights from China to Thailand are crowded as reciprocal visa waivers went into effect on Friday.
3/2/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Xi stresses high-quality development of new energy in China

General secretary Xi Jinping of the Communist Party of China Central Committee is urging the high-quality development of new energy in China for a cleaner world.
3/1/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Hengqin lifts tariffs for most imports from Macao

The island of Hengqin in Guangdong Province has started a new customs operation that allows most goods to be moved there tax-free from the neighboring Macao Special Administrative Region.
3/1/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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CPC leadership discusses draft government work report

The Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee met to discuss a draft government work report, which will be submitted by the State Council at the top legislature's annual session in March for deliberation.
2/29/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China pledges effective implementation of pro-foreign investment measures

Chinese authorities have pledged to ensure expedited and effective implementation of a set of measures aimed at refining foreign investment environment.
2/29/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China to send envoy on second round of shuttle diplomacy on Ukraine crisis

Special Representative of the Chinese Government on Eurasian Affairs Li Hui will visit Russia, Poland, Ukraine, Germany and France, as well as the E.U. headquarters in Belgium.
2/28/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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U.S. House speaker prioritizes border security over Ukraine funding

U.S. House Speaker Mike Johnson has said he considers strengthening border security a more urgent priority than aiding Ukraine in its conflict with Russia.
2/28/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Sierra Leone's president pays state visit to China

Sierra Leone President Julius Maada Bio is in Beijing for a state visit.
2/27/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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South Korea to take legal action if doctors don't return to work

The South Korean government says it will conduct an on-site inspection of 50 hospitals this week and take legal action against doctors not returning to work.
2/27/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Palestinian PM, government resign

Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh says he has submitted the government's resignation to President Mahmoud Abbas.
2/26/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Chinese commerce minister attends WTO event in Abu Dhabi

Chinese Commerce Minister Wang Wentao has delivered a speech at the 12th China Round Table on WTO Accessions in Abu Dhabi.
2/26/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China wins men's team title at table tennis worlds

China has cruised past France 3-0 to win the men's team title at table tennis worlds in Busan, South Korea.
2/25/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Donald Trump projected winner in South Carolina Republican primary

U.S. media project that former President Donald Trump will win the Republican primary in South Carolina.
2/25/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China's February box office hits 10 bln yuan

Boosted by a record-breaking revenue during the Spring Festival holiday, China's box office earnings for February have surpassed 10 billion yuan, or about 1.4 billion U.S. dollars.
2/24/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China names spacecraft for manned lunar mission Mengzhou

China has named its manned spacecraft for the lunar mission "Mengzhou", meaning "the vessel of dreams" in English.
2/24/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China begins construction on 2nd phase of Zhangzhou nuclear power project

China has begun construction on the second phase of the Zhangzhou nuclear power project. It uses China's third-generation Hualong One reactors.
2/23/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Foreign ministers close G20 talks in Brazil

The meeting of the G20 foreign ministers in Rio de Janeiro has wrapped up after two days of discussions.
2/23/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Carrier rocket for China's Queqiao-2 arrives at launch site

The Long March 8 carrier rocket that will carry China's Queqiao II relay satellite into orbit has arrived at the Wenchang Satellite Launch Center in Hainan Province.
2/22/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Bridge breaks after being hit by ship in Guangzhou

The Lixinsha Bridge in Guangzhou has fractured after a ship collided with the bridge.
2/22/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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U.S. veto pushes situation in Gaza into more dangerous one: spokesperson

The Chinese Foreign Ministry says the U.S. veto of a U.N. Security Council draft resolution makes the situation in Gaza even more dangerous.
2/21/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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French president meets Chinese foreign minister

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has told French President Emmanuel Macron that China appreciates France's independent foreign policy.
2/21/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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C919 receives new orders at Singapore Airshow

The manufacturer of China's C919 airliner has received orders for 40 aircraft on the opening day of the Singapore Airshow.
2/20/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Spanish prime minister meets Wang Yi

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has met Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Madrid.
2/20/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China, Spain to work together on China-Europe ties, global challenges

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi says China is willing to work with Spain to enhance ties and provide new impetus for mutual development and for China-Europe relations.
2/19/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Over 60 people killed in tribal fighting in Papua New Guinea: media

Media reports say at least 64 people have died in a major escalation of tribal fighting in Papua New Guinea's highlands.
2/19/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China sees robust travels, surge in tourism during Spring Festival holiday

China reported nearly 2.3 billion trips during the eight-day Spring Festival holiday, which also saw the domestic tourism revenue grow 47 percent from the previous year.
2/18/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Chinese FM renews calls for multilateralism and win-win cooperation

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has reaffirmed China's commitment to multilateralism and win-win cooperation. He made the pledge on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference in Germany.
2/18/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Ukrainian troops withdraw from eastern city of Avdiivka

Ukrainian Army Chief Oleksandr Syrskyi says the country's troops have withdrawn from the eastern city of Avdiivka to avoid encirclement.
2/17/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Chinese FM meets with US Secretary of State, UK foreign secretary

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi is calling for a sound, steady and sustainable development of China-US ties.
2/17/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Israel faces calls from US against attacking Rafah

US President Joe Biden has told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu not to carry out an attack on Rafah without a plan to keep civilians safe.
2/16/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China prepares for return trips from New Year holiday

China is preparing for a peak in travels as people go back to the cities they live in after spending the Chinese New Year holiday with family.
2/16/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China's Spring Festival box office tops 6.2 bln yuan

China's holiday movie market continues to boom.
2/15/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Spring Festival holiday spurs duty-free consumption in Hainan

The duty-free consumption market in China's island province of Hainan has witnessed a new wave of shopping boom.
2/15/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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US House votes to impeach Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas

The US House has voted to impeach Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas.
2/14/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Chinese swimmer Tang rises to claim first swimming worlds title

Tang Qianting has sealed her first-ever long course women's 100m breaststroke world title at the World Aquatics Championships.
2/14/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China urges Israel to avoid civilian casualties in Rafah

China is calling on Israel to stop its military operations and avoid civilian deaths in Gaza.
2/13/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Returning trips begin to pick up amid travel rush in China

China is expected to see nearly 13 million passenger trips via railway on Tuesday, the fourth day of the Chinese New Year holiday. China Railway says the passenger flow is gradually entering the peak period for returning trips.
2/13/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Chinese New Year box office tops three billion yuan

China's cumulative box office during the Spring Festival holiday has topped three billion yuan, or around 147 million U.S. dollars.
2/12/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Pan's world record break leads China to relay gold at swimming worlds

Chinese swimmer Pan Zhanle has set a new world record in men's 100m freestyle at the World Championships in Doha, helping China to win the gold in men's 4x100m freestyle relay.
2/12/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Chinese tourists predicted to make over six billion domestic trips in 2024

An industry report says Chinese tourists are expected to make more than six billion domestic trips in 2024.
2/11/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China registers 5.5 million passenger trips by train on New Year's Day

Official data shows China registered around 5.5 million passenger trips by train on Saturday, the first day of the Chinese New Year.
2/11/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China rings in Year of the Loong

People across China have begun celebrating the Chinese New Year as the Spring Festival holiday is underway.
2/10/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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2024 Spring Festival Gala attracts record high viewers

This year's Spring Festival Gala saw record high number of viewers. By the end of Friday, the live broadcast garnered 1.5 billion views, an increase of 13 percent year on year.
2/10/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China sees domestic travel surge in 2023

China saw nearly 4.9 billion domestic travel trips in 2023, representing an over 93 percent surge from the previous year.

2/9/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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People across China welcome Spring Festival with various celebrations

With the Chinese New Year just around the corner, people across China are ushering in the festival with various celebrations.
2/9/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Travel rush continues to peak before New Year's Eve

Transport figures continue to peak in China amid the annual Spring Festival travel rush. Authorities have deployed an additional 1,900 passenger trains to cover the huge surge in passenger numbers.
2/8/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Railway system and civil aviation brace for travel peak day

China's Spring Festival travel numbers are expected to hit another peak on Thursday.
2/8/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China's total logistics value up 5.2 percent in 2023

Official data shows that China's total logistics value grew by 5.2 percent in 2023 to surpass 352 trillion yuan, or about 49 trillion U.S. dollars.
2/7/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China's vice commerce minister holds video talk with U.S. counterpart

Chinese Vice Commerce Minister Wang Shouwen has held a video conversation with U.S. Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade Marisa Lago.
2/7/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China earmarks 140 million yuan to ensure safe roads

China's central authorities have earmarked more than 140 million yuan to support road clearance amid icy conditions across large parts of the country.
2/6/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Authorities renew yellow alert for freezing weather

Widespread snowfall and freezing weather have continued in central and eastern China.]]>
2/6/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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U.S. intends more strikes in Iraq, Syria: White House

The United States says it intends to launch more strikes on militias in Iraq and Syria.]]>
2/5/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Forest fires kill over 110 in central Chile

Authorities say the number of deaths from forest fires raging in central Chile has exceeded 110.]]>
2/5/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China renews orange alert for blizzards

China's meteorological authority has renewed an orange alert for snowstorms. Heavy snowfall has enveloped some areas of central and eastern China since Wednesday, leading to transport disruption.]]>
2/4/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China to have 1.8 million cross-border trips daily during New Year holiday

China is expecting an average 1.8 million daily trips across its borders during the Chinese New Year holiday.]]>
2/4/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China issues No. 1 central document for 2024

China has unveiled its "No. 1 central document" for 2024, outlining the priorities for comprehensively promoting rural revitalization this year.]]>
2/3/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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U.S. starts retaliatory strikes in Iraq and Syria

The U.S. military says the United States has carried out retaliatory strikes in Iraq and Syria against facilities linked to Iran's Revolutionary Guards.]]>
2/3/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China reports over 81 mln railway trips in first week of Spring Festival travel rush

China Railway estimates 480 million railway trips during the 40-day Spring Festival travel rush that started on Jan. 26.]]>
2/2/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Xi Jinping visits people in Tianjin ahead of Spring Festival

General Secretary Xi Jinping of the Communist Party of China Central Committee has visited people in Tianjin ahead of the Spring Festival.]]>
2/2/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Protesters block roads around EU summit in Brussels

Protesting farmers have gathered in Brussels to pressure EU leaders at a summit to do more on stifling taxes, rising costs and cheap imports.]]>
2/1/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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195 Russian soldiers return from Kyiv-controlled territory after talks

The Russian Defense Ministry says 195 Russian soldiers have returned from Kyiv-controlled territory.]]>
2/1/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China's logistics industry reports steady growth in 2023

China's logistics industry has reported steady expansion for last year. Data shows the average prosperity index increased 3.2 points from 2022 to 51.8 percent.]]>
1/31/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China, U.S. launch counternarcotics working group

China and the United States have launched a counternarcotics working group.]]>
1/31/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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U.S. abrupt probes into Chinese firm dent confidence: commerce ministry

An official from China's commerce ministry says abrupt U.S. probes into a Chinese company have undermined Chinese investor confidence in the U.S. market.]]>
1/30/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Russia, Belarus to work to ensure equal, indivisible security: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for joint efforts with Belarus to ensure equal and indivisible security for both countries.
1/30/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Chinese embassy reopens in Nauru

Chinese Counselor Wang Xuguang says China and Nauru will work together to advance bilateral ties.
1/29/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Jordan denies attack on U.S. forces within territory

Jordanian officials say the attack targeting U.S. forces near the Syrian border did not occur inside Jordan.
1/29/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China, Thailand sign mutual visa waiver agreements

China and Thailand have agreed to waive visa requirements for each other’s citizens starting from March 1 this year.
1/28/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Iranian president stresses coordination with Pakistan to safeguard border

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has highlighted the necessity of coordination with Pakistan to safeguard the two countries' shared border.
1/28/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Xi, Macron exchange congratulations on 60th anniversary of diplomatic ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping and French President Emmanuel Macron have exchanged congratulatory messages to mark the 60th anniversary of China-France diplomatic ties.
1/27/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Qatar, Saudi Arabia welcome UN court's ruling on genocide case against Israel

Qatar and Saudi Arabia have welcomed a ruling issued by the International Court of Justice on South Africa's genocide case against Israel, which orders Israel to prevent genocide acts in the Gaza Strip.
1/27/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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180 million people on the move on Day 1 of Spring Festival travel rush

The holiday travel period is from January 26 to March 5, when Chinese people will be traveling home to celebrate the Chinese New Year which begins on February 10.
1/26/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China kicks off Spring Festival travel rush

China's annual Spring Festival travel rush has kicked off, with nine billion trips anticipated across the country in the next 40 days.
1/26/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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President Xi speaks at reception marking 60th anniversary of China-France ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for stronger ties between China and France.
1/25/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Russia says aircraft carrying Ukrainian prisoners shot down by Ukraine

The Russian Defense Ministry says Ukraine launched two missiles at a Russian military transport aircraft, killing all 74 people on board. The Ukrainian side says it is checking reports that Ukrainian captives were onboard the plane.
1/25/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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At least 34 people killed in landslide in southwest China

The landslide that struck a mountainous village in southwest China on Monday has killed at least 34 people. Another 10 remain missing.
1/24/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China allocates 30 mln yuan for Xinjiang earthquake relief

China has allocated disaster relief funds totaling 30 million yuan, or about 4.2 million U.S. dollars, after a 7.1-magnitude earthquake jolted Wushi County, Aksu Prefecture, in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on Tuesday.
1/24/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Three people killed in earthquake in Xinjiang

At least three people have been killed and five others injured by a magnitude 7.1 earthquake in Aksu Prefecture, Xinjiang. China has deployed several rescue teams. The power is gradually coming back on in affected areas.
1/23/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Emergency response activated after M7.1 quake in Xinjiang

China has activated an emergency response in the far western Xinjiang region after a magnitude 7.1 earthquake hit a county in Aksu Prefecture.
1/23/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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27 killed after Ukraine shells Donetsk

At least 27 people have been killed after Ukrainian forces shelled the city of Donetsk on Sunday.
1/22/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Landslide in China's Yunnan buries villagers

A landslide has buried more than 40 people from 18 households in a village in Zhenxiong County, Yunnan Province. Search and rescue for the missing is underway.
1/22/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Meeting of G77+China kicks off in Kampala

Leaders and representatives of member states of the Group of 77 and China, also known as G77+China, are meeting in Kampala.
1/21/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Chinese FM meets with Jamaican PM

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi says China is willing to strengthen cooperation with Jamaica in various fields and enhance people-to-people exchanges.
1/21/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China, US restart agricultural cooperation mechanism

China and the US have restarted their agricultural cooperation mechanism as officials from both countries met in Washington.
1/20/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Japan's lunar probe not generating power despite moon landing

Japan's national space agency has confirmed its first moon landing, but the spacecraft's solar cells failed to generate electricity.
1/20/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China to strengthen partnership with Brazil

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has expressed the country's readiness to enhance partnership with Brazil.
1/19/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China becomes world's top auto exporter in 2023: official

Officials say China became the world's largest auto exporter in 2023, exporting over 4.9 million vehicles.
1/19/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Chinese FM meets with Cote d'Ivoire president

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has met with Cote d'Ivoire President Alassane Ouattara.
1/18/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China's cargo spacecraft Tianzhou-7 docks with space station combination

China's cargo spacecraft Tianzhou-7 has docked with the orbiting Tiangong space station.
1/18/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Chinese premier meets with Irish leaders in Dublin

Chinese Premier Li Qiang has met with Irish President Michael Higgins and Prime Minister Leo Varadkar.
1/17/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China's GDP expands 5.2 pct in 2023: official data

Official data shows China's gross domestic product posted a growth of 5.2 percent year on year in 2023, higher than the annual target of around 5 percent.
1/17/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China unveils measures to develop silver economy

China has released a guideline to boost the silver economy as part of its efforts to address the challenges of an aging population.
1/16/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Messi retains FIFA best male player award

Argentine superstar Lionel Messi has retained the best FIFA men's player award, two months after he claimed the Ballon d'Or.
1/16/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China prepares to launch Tianzhou-7 cargo spacecraft

The China Manned Space Agency says the Tianzhou-7 cargo spacecraft will lift off soon. It's already vertical at the launch area with its carrier rocket.
1/15/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China's shipbuilding sector maintains expansion

Official data shows China has maintained its top position in the global shipbuilding industry.
1/15/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Wang Yi meets with Egyptian president in Cairo

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has met with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi in Cairo.
1/14/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Rescuers scramble to free survivors after deadly Colombia mudslide

Rescue workers in northwest Colombia have been scrambling to free survivors from a mudslide on a busy highway. At least 34 people are dead and dozens of others are injured.
1/14/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Chinese envoy warns against forced displacement of Palestinians

A Chinese envoy has warned of the consequences of forcibly displacing Palestinians from Gaza, while calling for an immediate cease-fire.
1/13/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Palestinian deaths in Gaza exceed 23,700: ministry

The Gaza-based Health Ministry says the number of Palestinian deaths from ongoing Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip has surpassed 23,700, and more than 60,000 Palestinians have been wounded since the outbreak of the Israel-Hamas conflict on October 7 last year.
1/13/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Chinese president looks forward to better ties with Belgium, EU

Chinese President Xi Jinping says China and Europe should work more closely and jointly promote multilateralism and inclusive economic globalization.
1/12/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China's CPI up 0.2 percent last year

Official figures show China's consumer price index, a main gauge of inflation, edged down 0.3 percent year on year in December last year. In 2023, the country's CPI went up 0.2 percent.
1/12/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China, US commerce ministers discuss trade, sanctions over phone

Chinese Commerce Minister Wang Wentao has expressed concerns over recent US sanctions against Chinese enterprises.
1/11/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China rolls out new measures to ease foreigners' entry

China has introduced five new measures to make it easier for foreign nationals to enter the country for business, study and tourism.
1/11/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Chinese, Maldivian presidents hold talks

China and the Maldives have agreed to upgrade bilateral relations to a Comprehensive Strategic Cooperative Partnership.
1/10/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Ecuador's president declares "internal armed conflict" as violence escalates

Ecuadorian President Daniel Noboa has declared "internal armed conflict" following an escalation in violence in the country, mobilizing the army to combat organized crime linked to drug trafficking.
1/10/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Gabriel Attal picked as French prime minister

French President Emmanuel Macron has picked Gabriel Attal as prime minister in a bid to give new momentum to his presidency.
1/9/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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United finds loose bolts on Boeing 737 MAX planes

United Airlines says it has found loose bolts on multiple grounded Boeing 737 MAX 9 aircraft.
1/9/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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80 million air travels during 40-day travel rush

China's civil aviation authorities say this year's Spring Festival travel rush will begin on January 26 and last for 40 days. They are expecting 80 million air travels during this period.
1/8/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Snowfall adds difficulties to quake relief efforts in Japan

Heavy snowfall in the central Japanese prefecture of Ishikawa is adding difficulty to relief and rescue operations in the aftermath of a magnitude-7.6 quake, which struck on New Year's Day.
1/8/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Israel claims dismantling Hamas in northern Gaza

The Israeli military is signaling its readiness to end the bombardment of northern Gaza after it claimed to have dismantled Hamas in that part of the besieged enclave.
1/7/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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FAA grounds Boeing MAX 9 jets in U.S. for inspection

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has ordered the temporary grounding of some Boeing 737 MAX 9 aircraft operated by U.S. airlines or in U.S. territory.
1/7/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Tensions between Lebanon, Israel run high

Hezbollah has fired more than 60 rockets at an Israeli military base.
1/6/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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100 dead in Japan quake

Local authorities say the number of deaths has risen to 100 after a strong earthquake hit Japan's Ishikawa prefecture on New Year's Day.
1/6/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China calls for correct understanding, mutual respect in Sino-US ties

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi says the most urgent task for China-US relations is to establish a correct understanding between the two sides and uphold mutual respect.
1/5/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Over 200 still missing in strong Japan quakes

Over 90 people have died from the massive earthquake which hit the Japanese prefecture of Ishikawa on Monday. Authorities say at least 240 people remain missing.
1/5/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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President Xi sends condolences to Iranian leader over deadly blasts

Chinese President Xi Jinping has conveyed his condolences to his Iranian counterpart, Ebrahim Raisi, following the twin blasts in Kerman City.
1/4/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Iran says twin blasts near Soleimani's burial site kill 95

Two explosions near the burial site of Iran's slain general Qassem Soleimani have left at least 95 people dead.
1/4/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Crashed Japan Coast Guard aircraft not given permission to enter runway

Japanese authorities say the Coast Guard aircraft did not receive permission to enter the runway when the fatal collision with a passenger plane happened at Tokyo's Haneda Airport on Tuesday.
1/3/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Strong quakes leave over 60 dead in Japan

Over 60 people have died in the Japanese prefecture of Ishikawa after a series of powerful earthquakes hit the area in central Japan and the vicinity.
1/3/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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Five Japan coast guard crew killed in aircraft collision

Media reports say five members of the Japanese coast guard have died after one of its aircraft collided with a Japan Airlines plane and erupted into flames.
1/2/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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At least 20 killed in powerful Japan quakes

At least 20 people have died after a series of strong earthquakes hit Ishikawa prefecture in central Japan.
1/2/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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73,000 people attend flag-raising ceremony in Beijing

More than 70,000 people have flocked to Tian'anmen Square in Beijing to attend the first flag-raising ceremony of 2024.
1/1/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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China's 2023 box office hits about 55 billion yuan

Official data shows China's box office raked in about 55 billion yuan, or 7.7 billion US dollars, in 2023.
1/1/20244 minutes, 45 seconds
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President Xi hails peace, development in New Year speech

Chinese President Xi Jinping says 2023 has seen China march forward with great confidence and in high spirits.
12/31/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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Eurostar train services expected to fully resume

Eurostar train services linking London with Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam are scheduled to fully resume on Sunday.
12/31/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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Domestic and overseas travel expected to spike during New Year holiday

China has begun a three-day New Year holiday, with travel expecting to see a sharp rise.
12/30/20234 minutes, 44 seconds
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China-Nicaragua free trade deal to take effect on Jan. 1, 2024

A free trade agreement between China and Nicaragua will go into effect on the first day of 2024.
12/30/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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Russia continues pounding Ukraine as conflict drags on

Russia has carried out one of its biggest missile attacks on Ukraine since the conflict began.
12/29/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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Egypt puts forward proposal on Gaza ceasefire

Egypt has put forth a framework of proposed steps toward ending the bloodshed in the Gaza Strip to relevant parties.
12/29/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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China again slams new US defense spending bill

China has again expressed firm opposition to the US National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2024 which contains negative China-related content.
12/28/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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Israel launches strikes across central and southern Gaza

Israeli forces continue to pound Gaza by land, sea and air. The World Health Organization says tens of thousands of people have fled the southern Gazan city of Khan Younis amid heavy strikes.
12/28/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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Beijing: US 2024 defense policy bill damages peace in Taiwan Strait

China has accused the United States of interfering in its internal affairs.
12/27/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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China launches new satellites to enhance BDS-3 services

China has sent two new satellites for the BeiDou-3 Navigation Satellite System into space. The satellites will upgrade the reliability and service capabilities of the BeiDou system.
12/27/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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Key Guangzhou railway station reopens after major upgrade

Guangzhou Baiyun Railway station, a key infrastructure in the Greater Bay area, has reopened after undergoing a major upgrade.
12/26/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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Passenger trips on Jakarta-Bandung high-speed railway hit 1 million-mark

The Jakarta-Bandung High-Speed Railway has handled more than 1 million passenger trips since it started commercial operation in October.
12/26/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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China allocates 400 million yuan to aid quake relief

The Chinese government has allocated another 400 million yuan in funds to Gansu and Qinghai provinces after last Monday's deadly earthquake.
12/25/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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At least 70 killed in Israeli airstrike on refugee camp in central Gaza

At least 70 Palestinians have died in an Israeli airstrike on the al-Maghazi refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip. The Gaza-based Health Ministry says the airstrike hit a crowded residential area.
12/25/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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Number of outpatients for respiratory illnesses in China decreases: NHC

Chinese health authorities say the number of outpatients for respiratory illnesses in the country is on the decline.
12/24/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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Israel claims almost complete control over northern Gaza

The Israeli army says its forces have achieved almost complete operational control of northern Gaza.
12/24/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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Life gradually back to normal in quake-hit Gansu

Life is gradually returning to normal in northwest China's Gansu, as relief efforts continue following a powerful earthquake.
12/23/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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UN Security Council passes resolution to boost humanitarian aid access to Gaza

The UN Security Council has passed a key resolution, emphasizing the immediate acceleration of aid deliveries to the distressed civilians in Gaza.
12/23/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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China calls for constructive attitude for addressing Gaza crisis

A new draft UN Security resolution is calling for peace in Gaza and facilitating urgently needed humanitarian aid.
12/22/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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Czech gov't declares state mourning after university shooting

The Czech Republic has declared a state mourning following a university shooting in Prague that left at least 14 people dead.
12/22/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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China adjusts import, export tariffs

China will adjust its import and export tariffs, starting from the beginning of next year.
12/21/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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China maps out priorities of rural work for 2024

China has outlined its priorities to further boost farmers' income, strengthen food security, and improve infrastructure in rural areas in 2024.
12/21/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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President Xi meets Russian prime minister

Chinese President Xi Jinping has expressed the country's readiness to work with Russia to further enhance bilateral relations.
12/20/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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Roads to quake-stricken areas reopen for disaster relief

Officials say the highways and rural roads in Gansu and Qinghai provinces have reopened for disaster relief vehicles and rescuers following a 6.2-magnitude earthquake.
12/20/20234 minutes, 44 seconds
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China on track to achieve major economic targets of 2023: official

China's top economic regulator says the country is on track to achieve this year's major economic targets.
12/19/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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Northwest China quake kills over 100

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake that jolted a county in northwest China's Gansu Province midnight Monday has killed over 100 people in Gansu and neighboring Qinghai Province.
12/19/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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Tourist highway begins to operate in Hainan

A round-the-island tourist highway has begun to operate in Hainan. The highway runs through 12 cities and counties on the southern island province.
12/18/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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Israel steps up attacks while opening aid crossing to Gaza

Gaza's health ministry says Israeli strikes on the Jabalia refugee camp in the north have killed at least 90 Palestinians.
12/18/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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Israeli Prime Minister says destruction of Gaza will continue

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he will continue the destruction of Gaza. Telecommunication services have been cut in Gaza once again due to Israeli offensives.
12/17/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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British, Italian leaders discuss migration

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and his Italian counterpart Georgia Meloni have met to discuss how to tackle illegal migration.
12/17/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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China issues first low temperature warning of 2023

China has issued the first low temperature warning of this year, forecasting drops between five to over seven degrees Celsius across wide areas of the country's north to a part of the south.
12/16/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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Wang Yi meets delegations of Saudi Arabia, Iran

Senior Chinese diplomat Wang Yi has met the deputy foreign ministers of Saudi Arabia and Iran in Beijing.
12/16/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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President Xi urges all-out efforts to ensure warm, safe winter for people

Chinese President Xi Jinping is calling for stepping up the emergency response as a cold spell is affecting many parts of the country. Temperatures are expected to drop by 8 to 12 degrees Celsius in most parts of the country until Sunday night.
12/15/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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China's economy continues to grow in Nov

Official data shows the country’s value-added industrial output went up 6.6 percent year on year, while the service production index went up 9.3 percent. The retail sales of consumer goods climbed 10.1 percent.
12/15/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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Israel continues bombing Gaza despite international demand for ceasefire

Israel continues its bombardment of the Gaza Strip, despite intensifying international demands for a ceasefire.
12/14/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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Hamas leader ready for talks with Israel on Gaza ceasefire

Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh has said the Palestinian group is ready for talks with Israel for another ceasefire in Gaza.
12/14/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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China holds national commemoration for Nanjing Massacre victims

China has held a memorial ceremony to mourn the 300,000 victims of the Nanjing Massacre.
12/13/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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Chinese president meets Vietnamese counterpart

Chinese President Xi Jinping has held talks with his Vietnamese counterpart Vo Van Thuong in Hanoi.
12/13/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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China holds Central Economic Work Conference

Chinese leaders have decided priorities for the country's economic work in 2024. They participated in the annual Central Economic Work Conference in Beijing on Monday and Tuesday.
12/12/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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President Xi publishes article on Vietnamese media prior to state visit

Chinese President Xi Jinping says the Communist Parties of China and Vietnam as well as the two countries have found a promising path of jointly building a community with a shared future for mankind.
12/12/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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WHO chief says Gaza's health situation almost impossible to improve

The World Health Organization Executive Board has convened a special session to discuss health conditions in Gaza.
12/11/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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Chinese premier meets int'l president of Lions Clubs International

Chinese Premier Li Qiang has said he appreciates the enthusiastic dedication and active contribution the Lions Clubs International made to the global and Chinese charitable undertakings.
12/11/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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Israel expands raids in south Gaza

Explosions and smoke continue to loom over Gaza as Israel continues its military operations. The Israeli army says it has targeted over 250 alleged Hamas positions.
12/10/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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China says Philippine vessel to blame for bumping with coast guard craft

The China Coast Guard says the Philippines is responsible for its vessel bumping a Coast Guard craft.
12/10/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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Israeli military intensifies offensives in Gaza

The Israeli military has intensified its offensives in Gaza. An Israeli airstrike on a residential building has killed at least 20 people in central Gaza.
12/9/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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China pledges closer educational, agricultural cooperation with Mali

China has vowed to enhance cooperation with Mali in education, training, medical care and agriculture. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi held talks with his Malian counterpart Abdoulaye Diop in Beijing on Friday.
12/9/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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Putin to seek new presidential term in 2024 election

Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced that he will be running for re-election in the 2024 presidential race.
12/8/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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China, EU pledge to deepen cooperation, oppose decoupling

Chinese Premier Li Qiang has co-chaired a China-EU Summit pledging to expand trade with the European Union, deepen green partnership, establish digital partnership, and enhance people-to-people exchanges.
12/8/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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China, EU agree to uphold strategic partnership

Leaders of China and the European Union have agreed to maintain stable bilateral strategic relations, deepen cooperation, and work together to address global challenges.
12/7/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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Chinese president meets EU leaders in Beijing

Chinese President Xi Jinping is calling on China and the European Union to strengthen dialogue and cooperation and jointly tackle global challenges.
12/7/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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China-Laos Railway records over 100,000 cross-border passengers

Officials say the China-Laos Railway has transported over 100,000 cross-border passengers since the launch of its international passenger service in April.
12/6/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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World's first Generation IV nuclear power plant starts commercial operation in China

The world's first fourth-generation nuclear power plant has started commercial operation in eastern China.
12/6/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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Final agreement to focus on phasing out fossil fuels

Participants at the UN Climate Change Conference in Dubai are considering calling for a phase-out of fossil fuels as part of the summit's final deal.
12/5/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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China's express delivery volume hits 120 bln this year

China has handled its 120 billionth express mail this year, setting a new record for its annual express delivery volume.
12/5/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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China, EU to hold their 24th summit in Beijing

China and the European Union will hold their 24th summit in Beijing on Thursday. This will be the first in-person China-EU summit since 2019.
12/4/20234 minutes, 45 seconds
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11 climbers dead after volcano eruption in Indonesia

At least 11 mountain climbers have been found dead after the eruption of Merapi volcano in western Indonesia.