China and Iran signed the first commercial contract to redesign Iran's Arak heavy water reactor in Vienna on Sunday. The commercial contract signed between the two sides is seen as an important step towards modification of the Arak heavy water reactor.
As PLA Navy marks 68th anniversary of its founding, preparations are made to send off the still-unnamed sister ship to the Ukraine-built Liaoning China was making final preparations to launch its first domestically built aircraft carrier as itmarked the 68th anniversary of the founding of the PLA Navy A on Sunday. The scaffolding around the ship, temporarily named the Type 001A, was removed and the deck was cleared, Shanghai-based news portal thepaper.cn reported, suggesting that the launch date was getting close.
A man in southwest China who was convicted of killing two girls was executed on Saturday after the execution was called to a halt earlier this year. Chen Quansong, 30, was found guilty of killing two high school girls on a mountain in Shiqian county, Guizhou province in January 2014.
Jeff Coggins, president of American Greyhound in Valparaiso, with Pang Pang, a 5-month-old greyhound recently rescued from China, which has an infamous dog meat industry. Jeff Coggins, president of American Greyhound in Valparaiso, with Pang Pang, a 5-month-old greyhound recently rescued from China, which has an infamous dog meat industry.
A man who hired a bicycle in an eastern Chinese city for about 20 minutes was shocked to discover he was charged more than 410,000 yuan , a local newspaper reported. The charge for the bicycle-sharing app Xiaoming Bike continued to soar even after the rider returned the bike, the City Express reported.
NIU Qingbao , ambassador of China to Jamaica, shakes hands with Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton while Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Senator Kamina Johnson Smith looks on. This followed the signing of Letters of Exchange between Jamaica and the People's Republic of China for the Western Children's Hospital Project.
Prominent Chinese lawyer Xie Yang will not be allowed to pick his defence at his upcoming trial, his former attorney said, in a move rights groups called a breach of international standards. Xie, who has worked on numerous cases considered politically sensitive by the ruling Communist party including defending Hong Kong pro-democracy activists, has been detained since July 2015.
China's first cargo spacecraft docked successfully with the Tiangong-2 space lab on Saturday, the official Xinhua news agency reported, marking a major step towards Beijing's goal of establishing a permanently manned space station by 2022. The Tianzhou-1 cargo resupply spacecraft made the automated docking process with the orbiting space lab after it had taken off on Thursday evening from the Wenchang Satellite Launch Centre in the southern island province of Hainan.
Iron Moon: An Anthology of Chinese Worker Poetry , edited by Qin Xiaoyu and translated by Eleanor Goodman, collects work by Xu Lizhi and 30 other worker poets. In 1923, not long after returning from working as a correspondent in Moscow, becoming the Chairman of the Chinese Communist Party , and translating "The Internationale" for the first time into Chinese, Qu Qiubai wrote the poem "Iron Flower" .
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