China, Italy launch modern railway R&D center in Turin
A modern railway R&D center was launched Tuesday in the northern Italian industrial city of Turin by CRRC Tangshan to enhance bilateral railway transportation technology collaboration and innovation.
Copy of Darwin's 'Origin of Species' fetches over $500,000 in auction
A copy of the first edition of Origin of Species by Charles Darwin was sold for about half a million U.S. dollars during an auction held by the Bonhams auction house, according to Deutsche Welle.
World's population to reach 9.7 bln in 2050: UN Report
The world's population is expected to increase by 2 billion in the next 30 years, from 7.7 billion currently to 9.7 billion in 2050, according to a United Nations report released here on Monday.
China, Russia vow to further energy cooperation
China and Russia are poised to further deepen their energy cooperation as their top leaders both pledged on Friday to improve business environment for energy firms' cooperation.
Chinese president receives honorary doctorate from Russian university
Chinese President Xi Jinping was awarded an honorary doctorate from Russia's St. Petersburg State University on Thursday.
Xi, Putin meet in St. Petersburg
Chinese President Xi Jinping met with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, on Thursday here in the latter's hometown.
China, Russia agree to upgrade relations for new era
China and Russia agreed on Wednesday to upgrade their relations to a comprehensive strategic partnership of coordination for a new era.
China issues U.S. travel alert
China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism on Tuesday issued a travel alert for Chinese tourists traveling to the United States. Noting the frequent occurrence of shootings, robberies and theft in the United States recently, the ministry warned Chinese tourists of the risks of traveling there.
Trial of Zhang Yingying's case begins with jury selection
Trial of Brendt Christensen, accused kidnapper and killer of visiting Chinese scholar Zhang Yingying in 2017, began on Monday morning at a Federal courthouse in Peoria, U.S. state of Illinois.
Progress in China-U.S. trade talks largely depends on U.S. attitude and sincerity: MOC
Whether or not China and the United States can make progress in their trade negotiations largely depends on the attitude and sincerity of the U.S. side, said China's Ministry of Commerce (MOC) on Thursday.