Shenzhen advances as demonstration city

Skyscrapers border a lush green landscape in Shenzhen's central business district. (PHOTO PROVIDED TO CHINA DAILY) Shenzhen in Guangdong province has taken great strides and instituted a number of novel measures since the guideline to turn the city into a demonstration area for socialism with Chinese characteristics was issued three years ago. Premier Li Keqiang […]

Mainland reports 559 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases

Volunteers transport nucleic acid samples in Sanya, south China's Hainan province, on Aug 14, 2022. (ZHAO YINGQUAN / Xinhua) BEIJING – The Chinese mainland on Thursday reported 559 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, of which 441 were in Hainan province, the National Health Commission said Friday. Altogether 2,119 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified on the […]

China, Uzbekistan pledge more robust bilateral cooperation

Guo Shengkun, a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, head of the Commission for Political and Legal Affairs of the CPC Central Committee, and the Chinese chairman of the China-Uzbekistan intergovernmental cooperation committee, co-chairs the sixth meeting of the committee with Uzbek Prime Minister Abdulla Aripov, who […]

Drought shrinks China’s largest freshwater lake by 75%

This undated file photo shows Poyang Lake, China's largest freshwater lake. (PHOTO / VCG) NANCHANG – Drought conditions triggered by sustained hot weather and low precipitation in east China's Jiangxi province have reduced the country's largest freshwater lake, Poyang, by 75 percent, according to local authorities on Thursday. Freshwater lake Poyang officially entered this year's […]

Chinese foreign minister lauds Putin for remarks on Pelosi trip

This undated photo shows Russian President Vladimir Putin (PHOTO / AGENCIES) China lauded Russian President Vladimir Putin's criticism of United States House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to China's Taiwan region, saying that Putin's comments showed the consistent and firm mutual support between the two countries over issues concerning their core interests. While addressing the 10th […]