Xinjiang sets sights on building eight new airports

The Taxkorgan Airport opens in Taxkorgan Tajik autonomous county, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region on Dec 23, 2022. (PHOTO / CHINANEWS.COM) The Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region plans to construct eight new airports to form a modern airport network system. Xinjiang Airport Group announced its plan on Tuesday to build airports in Qitai, Bayanbulak, Barkol, […]

Travel measures against China ‘should be non-discriminatory’

Wang Wenbin, spokesman of China Ministry of Foreign Affairs, speaks at a press briefing in Beijing, China, Jan 16, 2023. (PHOTO / FOREIGN MINISTRY, CHINA) BEIJING – European countries' precautionary travel measures against China should be rooted in science, proportionate and non-discriminatory, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman said Tuesday. Spokesman Wang Wenbin made the remarks […]

IATA calls for governments to end travel restrictions for China

Director General of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Willie Walsh delivers his keynote address at the Changi Aviation Summit in Singapore on May 17, 2022. (ROSLAN RAHMAN / AFP) The International Air Transport Association (IATA) said the COVID-19 testing requirements and other measures for travellers from China have proven ineffective and called for governments […]

China urges science-based, proportionate COVID-19 curbs

This photo taken on April 4, 2018 shows the entrance to the Chinese Foreign Ministry in Beijing, capital of China. (LI HE / XINHUA) BEIJING – China believes that for all countries, COVID-19 response measures need to be science-based and proportionate without affecting regular people-to-people exchanges and cooperation, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Tuesday. […]

Dr. Marliyyah Mahmood discusses the Impact of Tech on Women in Northern Nigeria

ABUJA, NG, Jan 2, 2023 – (ACN Newswire via – Dr. Marliyyah A. Mahmood, Women In Tech and Project Manager for Startup AREWA, discusses how technology is enabling and enhancing women’s empowerment in Northern Nigeria. She emphasizes some of the fundamental advantages of social media technologies, such as giving women access to a virtual […]

China embraces fresh approach

Workers install decorative lights for a key movie and television production base being built in Chongqing after construction resumed, December, 2022. (PHOTO / XINHUA) More than 12,500 sightseers swarmed to Juzizhou Island, Hunan province, on a recent weekend: five times the number just a month ago. Rural fairs made a comeback in Gansu province after […]

Medics battle COVID-19 in the countryside

Villagers buy groceries at a self-help marketplace to avoid infection in Yuantoudi village, Jiazhai town, Liaocheng, Shandong province. (PHOTO PROVIDED TO CHINA DAILY) Editor's note: Rural areas, where seniors and children often account for the majority of the population, face new challenges after China adopted an optimized pandemic control policy. Doctors from village clinics and […]

Several major Chinese cities optimizing control measures

A hairdresser attends to a customer as her business reopened after COVID-19 control measures were eased in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, on Thursday. (PHOTO / XINHUA) GUANGZHOU/CHONGQING – Residents in many cities including Beijing, Guangzhou and Chongqing, which have experienced mass infections recently, have embraced the optimization of control measures in order to bring life and […]

Xi hails anniversary of normalized ties with DRC

Xi hails anniversary of normalized ties with DRC

President Xi Jinping exchanged congratulations on Thursday with Democratic Republic of Congo President Felix Tshisekedi on the 50th anniversary of the normalization of diplomatic relations, with both leaders vowing to promote the countries' strategic partnership. In a congratulatory message to Tshisekedi, Xi said that over the past half century, China-DRC relations have developed in a […]