ecns ecns zh-cn <![CDATA[Spanish gov't approves 11-bln-euro COVID-19 aid package]]>Economy Spanish government on Friday approved an economic relief package worth 11 billion euros (13.13 billion U.S. dollars) that includes seven billion euros in direct aid to struggling companies affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.2021-03-13 00:15:58<![CDATA[China willing to enhance media cooperation with ASEAN countries: official]]>Politics is willing to work with ASEAN countries, Japan and the Republic of Korea (ROK) to deepen media cooperation and facilitate policy alignment, an official said on Friday.2021-03-13 00:15:04<![CDATA[Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccines arrive in Bahrain]]>Society shipment of 300,000 doses of Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine purchased by Bahrain arrived in Manama on Friday.2021-03-13 00:14:02<![CDATA[China will raise retirement age gradually: expert]]>Economy will raise the statutory age for retirement in a gradual, flexible, and differentiated manner. So said a social security expert.2021-03-12 23:35:48<![CDATA[China hopes upcoming dialogue with U.S. can promote sound, steady development of bilateral ties: spokesperson]]>Politics on Friday expressed hope that the upcoming high-level strategic dialogue between top diplomats of China and the United States will promote the sound and steady development of bilateral relations.2021-03-12 23:25:42<![CDATA[China releases full text of government work report]]>Politics Report on the Work of the Government was released in full on Friday. The government work report was delivered by Premier Li Keqiang on behalf of the State Council at the fourth session of the 13th National People's Congress on March 5, and was adopted on Thursday.2021-03-12 23:24:09<![CDATA[China pilots cash-pooling service integrating local, foreign currency management]]>Economy's monetary authorities announced on Friday the launch of a pilot cash-pooling service for multinational companies that integrates domestic and foreign currency management to facilitate the use of cross-border capital.2021-03-12 23:22:27<![CDATA[Japan to get 100 million doses of Pfizer vaccine by June amid concerns over allergic reactions]]>Society's minister in charge of vaccination efforts Taro Kono said Friday the country is prepared to receive 100 million doses of U.S. pharmaceutical firm Pfizer Inc.'s COVID-19 vaccination in May and June amid some skepticism over the jabs due to high instances of severe allergic reactions to the vaccine.2021-03-12 23:21:44<![CDATA[China welcomes new DPRK ambassador to China: FM spokesperson]]>Politics Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) appointed Lee Longnan as DPRK ambassador to China, and China welcomes this, a Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson said Friday.2021-03-12 23:20:04<![CDATA[China, India vow to stabilize and control border situation to avoid relapsing]]>Politics and India Friday agreed to stabilize and control situation on the ground of their border areas to avoid relapsing.2021-03-12 21:37:46<![CDATA[Coronavirus unlikely to have leaked from China's lab: WHO expert]]>Society novel coronavirus is "extremely unlikely" to have leaked from a Chinese laboratory, Dutch virologist Marion Koopmans has said after a tour to the central Chinese city of Wuhan to investigate the origin of COVID-19.2021-03-12 20:54:28<![CDATA[Over 60 countries voice support for China's stance on Xinjiang-related issues]]>Society behalf of 64 countries, Cuba voiced its support for China's stances and measures on questions related to Xinjiang at a UN Human Rights Council meeting on Friday.2021-03-12 20:18:08<![CDATA[China slams U.S.'s 5G license limits on Huawei's suppliers]]>Sci-tech Chinese Foreign Ministry slammed the Unites States' decision to impose new restrictions on some suppliers working with China's Huawei, prohibiting them from exporting items for use in or with 5G devices.2021-03-12 19:10:55<![CDATA[Hong Kong's daily COVID-19 cases surge due to fitness center outbreak]]>Society Kong witnessed a spike in daily COVID-19 cases on Friday as more patients were found related to an outbreak in a fitness center.2021-03-12 18:45:39<![CDATA[China hopes upcoming dialogue with U.S. can advance sound, stable development of bilateral ties: spokesperson]]>Politics on Friday expressed hope that the upcoming high-level strategic dialogue between top diplomats of China and the United States can advance sound and stable development of bilateral relations.2021-03-12 18:06:38<![CDATA[First EV battery-swapping station in Shanghai put into use]]>Ecns wire shows the process of an electric vehicle swapping battery at the first EV battery-swapping station in Shanghai, March 12, 2021. (Photo: China News Service/Zhang Hengwei)2021-03-12 17:16:58<![CDATA[China's FDI inflow surges in Jan.-Feb.]]>Economy direct investment (FDI) into the Chinese mainland, in actual use, expanded 31.5 percent year on year to 176.76 billion yuan in the first two months of the year, the Ministry of Commerce said Friday.2021-03-12 16:54:55<![CDATA[Egrets seen at Xiangshan Forest Park in Nanchang, E China]]>Photo the temperatures rises, hundreds of returning egrets have settled down at the park to spend their breeding season. 2021-03-12 16:34:25<![CDATA[Complaint filed against U.S. Missourian Republican for branding COVID-19 as 'China virus': media]]>Politics complaint on Wednesday was filed against a Missouri Republican for describing COVID-19 as the "Chinese virus," U.S. media reported Thursday.2021-03-12 16:24:54<![CDATA[Former senior Beijing political advisor indicted for bribery]]>Politics Wei, former vice chairman of the Beijing Municipal Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, has been indicted on a charge of taking bribes.2021-03-12 16:24:54<![CDATA[Amending electoral system ensures Hong Kong's smooth development under 'one country, two systems': official]]>Politics and rationalizing the electoral system and rules of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) will ensure the HKSAR's smooth development under the "one country, two systems" policy, a Chinese official said Friday.2021-03-12 16:18:07<![CDATA[Pear blossoms in Yubei District, Chongqing]]>Photo view pear blossoms in Cizhu Town of Yubei District, southwest China's Chongqing Municipality, March 11, 2021. 2021-03-12 16:16:54<![CDATA[Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics to run on green power]]>Ecns wire competition venues for Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics will be entirely powered by green and renewable energy.2021-03-12 16:01:07<![CDATA[Amending electoral system ensures Hong Kong's smooth development under 'one country, two systems': official]]>Politics and rationalizing the electoral system and rules of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) will ensure the HKSAR's smooth development under the "one country, two systems" policy.2021-03-12 15:59:23<![CDATA[Chinese regulator fines 12 companies for violating anti-monopoly law]]>Business's top market watchdog on Friday imposed administrative penalties on 12 companies including Internet giants Tencent and Baidu for violating anti-monopoly law in 10 deals.2021-03-12 15:55:56<![CDATA[New electoral system of Hong Kong an internal affair, says govt]]>Politics's top legislature's decision on improving the electoral system of Hong Kong is purely an internal affair of China and no foreign country has the right to judge it.2021-03-12 15:34:00<![CDATA[Biden condemns COVID-related anti-Asian violence]]>Politics President Joe Biden on Thursday condemned what he called "vicious hate crimes" targeting Asian Americans since the COVID-19 outbreak, saying such acts must stop.2021-03-12 15:19:37<![CDATA[China's land greening in 2020]]>Society National Forestry and Grassland Administration Friday released a bulletin showcasing advances in the forestry sector in 2020 to mark China's Tree-Planting Day.2021-03-12 15:07:33<![CDATA[Female representative at UNHRC: We live a happy life in Xinjiang]]>Video female representative from China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region delivered a speech about the real life of people in Xinjiang during the 46th regular session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva on March 10.2021-03-12 15:04:24<![CDATA[Beijing-bound travelers to no longer need negative COVID tests]]>Society negative result for nucleic acid test conducted within seven days will no longer be required for people from low-risk areas arriving in Beijing starting March 16.2021-03-12 14:53:57<![CDATA[Door open for patriotic opposition in HK]]>Politics improved electoral system of Hong Kong will not rule out the possibility for patriotic oppositions to enter the administrative structure.2021-03-12 14:53:57<![CDATA[Vaccination center opens at Westminster Abbey in London]]>Photo centres have opened at Westminster Abbey and Science Museum, according to NHS (National Health Service).2021-03-12 14:53:57<![CDATA[Deng: HK legislature to broaden representation with proposed changes]]>Politics the Election Committee, tasked with electing the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region's Chief Executive, to nominate and elect some of the city's lawmakers will help establish a legislature with broader representation and facilitate administrative-legislative relations.2021-03-12 14:53:57<![CDATA[Italy unveils medical trains to transfer COVID-19 patients]]>Photo health train allows patients to be transferred and treated in eight carriages equipped with specific equipment, including intensive care places.2021-03-12 14:49:41<![CDATA[China: HK electoral system improvement a 'milestone' with solid legal basis]]>Politics Xiaoming on Friday highlighted the profound influence of the improvements in the electoral system of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR).2021-03-12 14:46:47<![CDATA[Los Angeles to reopen economy next week]]>Society Angeles County is to reopen its economy as early as next Monday, as the most populous county in the United States is expected to loosen restrictions against COVID-19, authorities said on Thursday.2021-03-12 14:35:25<![CDATA[2 suicide bombers killed, solider wounded in E. Afghanistan explosions]]>Society least two suicide bombers were killed and one soldier wounded in two car bomb blasts in Afghanistan's eastern Wardak province early on Friday, an Interior Ministry official confirmed.2021-03-12 14:35:25<![CDATA[Mexico gets second shipment of active substance of COVID-19 vaccine from Chinese firm CanSino]]>Society on Thursday received a second shipment of the active substance needed to make COVID-19 vaccines from Chinese biopharmaceutical company CanSino Biologics, Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said.2021-03-12 14:35:25<![CDATA[China unveils 28-man squad for FIFA World Cup qualifiers]]>Sports Chinese Football Association (CFA) announced a 28-man squad here on Friday ahead of its FIFA World Cup qualifiers.2021-03-12 14:35:25<![CDATA[Scientists first observe atmosphere changes on the exoplanet GJ 1132 b]]>Photo the first time, scientists using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have found evidence of volcanic activity reforming the atmosphere on this rocky planet, which has a similar density, size, and age to that of Earth.2021-03-12 14:18:25<![CDATA[Qinghai-Tibet Plateau Wild Zoo provides new toys for animals]]>Photo in the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau Wild Zoo provided new toy balls and seesaws for snow leopards and manuls on Thursday.2021-03-12 14:13:58<![CDATA[Thailand halts AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccination over blood clots reports]]>Society announced Friday to temporarily halt the roll-out of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccination after some European nations suspended the use of the vaccine due to concerns of blood clotting.2021-03-12 13:47:39<![CDATA[British royals fail to dampen racism concerns]]>Politics Palace's response to Prince Harry and his wife Meghan's allegations of racism and mistreatment has failed to quiet the controversy, with some observers criticizing the royal family for not forcefully condemning racism.2021-03-12 13:22:15<![CDATA[Report: China plants 6.77m hectares of forests in 2020]]>Society planted 6.77 million hectares of forests and controlled more than 2 million hectares of sandy land through vegetation improvement last year, according to a greening report unveiled Friday.2021-03-12 13:14:30<![CDATA[China's earlist capital city set to apply for UNESCO world heritage site]]>Video China's Henan Province is planning to submit an application to inscribe the Erlitou relics site to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2021.2021-03-12 13:13:39<![CDATA[China won't back down on HK, says HK affairs official]]>Politics current main problem in Hong Kong is a political issue and China will not back down on the issue of Hong Kong, Zhang Xiaoming, executive deputy director of the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council.2021-03-12 12:09:32<![CDATA[IMF welcomes China's greater focus on high-quality growth]]>Economy International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Thursday that it welcomes China's greater focus on high-quality growth over speed.2021-03-12 11:50:41<![CDATA[Biden to make all adults eligible for COVID-19 vaccines]]>Politics President Joe Biden is set to announce Thursday that he will direct states to make all American adults eligible for COVID-19 vaccines by May 1.2021-03-12 11:08:21<![CDATA[Pineapples enter harvest in Guangdong]]>Photo harvest pineapples in Xuwen County, Zhanjiang City, south China's Guangdong Province, March 11, 2021.2021-03-12 10:42:10<![CDATA[Japan PM Suga to meet Biden in first half of April]]>Politics Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga will travel to the United States to meet President Joe Biden next month to discuss Indo-Pacific issues, local media reported on Friday citing Japan's chief government spokesman.2021-03-12 10:38:20<![CDATA[Royal Dutch Shell committed to greener China market]]>Business"The project, one of the largest chemical joint ventures of Royal Dutch Shell in China, underlines our confidence in the expansion of our chemical business in China and our long-standing partnership with CNOOC," Vigeveno said.2021-03-12 10:24:59<![CDATA[Suzhou expat gets Shanghai residency]]>Society Sing Ang, a Malaysian business executive who lives and works in Suzhou, Jiangsu province, last month became the first nonresident expatriate to receive a Shanghai residence card for foreign talent.2021-03-12 10:24:59<![CDATA['Ox routes' attracting herds of new runners]]>Society route that traces the Chinese character for "ox" has recently become popular with thousands of running enthusiasts in the Ningxia Hui autonomous region. The distances and roads used in the "ox routes" change, and can be modified to suit a runner's fitness level.2021-03-12 10:24:59<![CDATA[Forest police rescue injured endangered egret]]>Society "Little Fellow" was found on ice, the frail bird was dying.2021-03-12 10:24:59<![CDATA[Bach: Beijing set for 'extraordinary' year]]>Sports Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach has declared Beijing ready for an "extraordinary" 2021, a year that sees parallel preparations for the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics and the Beijing 2022 Winter Games.2021-03-12 10:24:59<![CDATA[Expert says Chinese brands key to consumption]]>Economy promote domestic consumption of high-quality products and services and thereby stoke high-quality economic development, it is necessary to further boost domestic brands, said Bai Chongen, dean of Tsinghua University's School of Economics and Management.2021-03-12 10:24:59<![CDATA[Campaign launched in Hong Kong to collect signatures in support of NPC's decision on improving HKSAR electoral system]]>Politics campaign was launched Thursday in Hong Kong to collect signatures in support of the decision on improving the electoral system of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region by the National People's Congress (NPC). 2021-03-12 10:16:09<![CDATA[Sweden's Crown Princess Victoria tests positive for COVID-19]]>Politics's Crown Princess Victoria and her spouse Prince Daniel have tested positive for COVID-19, Swedish Television (SVT) reported on Thursday.2021-03-12 09:41:41<![CDATA[70% of large lakes in China clearer since 2000: study]]>Society recent study found that the water of 70 percent of the 165 large lakes in China has become clearer in the past 20 years.2021-03-12 09:34:45<![CDATA[Chinese mainland reports no new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases]]>Society Chinese mainland reported no new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases on Thursday, the National Health Commission said Friday.2021-03-12 09:33:07<![CDATA[More policy support for businesses' R&D]]>Business will step up efforts to spur innovation as it builds the new development paradigm in the coming five years, bringing sustained growth momentum to its economy and great opportunities to foreign businesses, officials and experts said on Thursday.2021-03-12 09:27:16<![CDATA[Deputy relays fallen comrade's legacy]]>Feature Kamak, a 28-year-old national legislator from the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, raised proposals aiming to improve the treatment of border patrollers in plateau regions.2021-03-12 09:27:16<![CDATA[China, U.S. called on to engage in talks]]>Politics Li Keqiang called on Thursday for China and the United States to carry out dialogue in multiple areas and at various levels to dispel misunderstandings and help manage and mitigate differences.2021-03-12 09:27:16<![CDATA[Hong Kong society hails reform measures]]>Politics of Wan Chai district in Hong Kong sign on Monday to show support for the draft decision on improving the electoral system, which was approved by the National People's Congress on Thursday.2021-03-12 09:27:16<![CDATA[Nation presses ahead with free trade]]>Economy is taking concrete action at home and overseas to advance free trade, with the country signing and implementing a number of such agreements.Last month, the Ministry of Commerce made progress in negotiations with the Republic of Korea on trade, investment and markets, after signing a free-trade agreement upgrade protocol with New Zealand in January.2021-03-12 09:27:16<![CDATA[Country will open wider to world, Li says]]>Politics will continue to take the initiative in opening wider to the world, and the country will remain a popular destination for foreign investment and a big global market through the widening of its market access, Premier Li Keqiang said on Thursday.2021-03-12 09:27:16<![CDATA[SW China's Sichuan to open panda-themed international resort in May]]>Panda China's Sichuan Province, known as the hometown of giant pandas, is seeking to further exploit the economic potential of the world's favorite bear with a large panda-themed international resort that will open to guests in May.2021-03-12 09:25:40<![CDATA[Mount Sinabung spews volcanic materials in Indonesia]]>Photo taken on March 11, 2021 shows volcanic materials being spewed from Mount Sinabung, seen from Tiga Pancur village in Karo, North Sumatra, Indonesia. 2021-03-12 09:23:43<![CDATA[China launches medium-lift Long March-7A carrier rocket]]>Photo launched its Long March-7A Y2 carrier rocket on Friday from the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site in south China's island province of Hainan. 2021-03-12 09:22:35<![CDATA[Tibet, Tibetan Buddhism at best time in history: Panchen Lama]]>Politics and Tibetan Buddhism are now at the best time of historical development, the 11th Panchen Lama, Bainqen Erdini Qoigyijabu, said during the annual "two sessions" held in Beijing.2021-03-12 08:46:40<![CDATA[China's top legislature wraps up annual session]]>Politics leaders Xi Jinping, Li Keqiang, Wang Yang, Wang Huning, Zhao Leji, Han Zheng and Wang Qishan attended the closing meeting of the fourth session of the 13th NPC.2021-03-12 08:41:44<![CDATA[AVIC floats idea of airships for tourists]]>Business Industry Corp of China, the nation's major aircraft maker, is developing an airship to meet potential demand from tourists, according to a project insider.2021-03-12 08:24:32<![CDATA[Panchen Lama: Anti-China forces not helping Tibetans]]>Politics anti-China forces have never cared about the people of the Tibet autonomous region or Tibetan Buddhism, but only their own interest groups and benefits, the 11th Panchen Lama said.2021-03-12 08:24:32<![CDATA[Mainland spokesperson rebukes DPP authority's comments on decision about HKSAR electoral system]]>Politics DPP authority's attempt to seek "Taiwan independence" and destabilize Hong Kong will lead nowhere, and its accumulated misdeeds will surely be severely punished.2021-03-12 08:21:17<![CDATA[Macao SAR voices support for NPC decision on improving Hong Kong's electoral system]]>新闻中心 Macao SAR government voiced their support for the adoption of a decision by the National People's Congress (NPC) on improving the electoral system of the Hong Kong SAR.2021-03-12 08:21:17<![CDATA[Hong Kong to see broader development room, new opportunities with improved electoral system: political figures]]>Politics by implementing the "patriots administering Hong Kong" principle, will Hong Kong come out of its political mire, return to the right track of economic development, and truly integrate into the national landscape with more growth room and opportunities.2021-03-12 08:21:17<![CDATA[China opposes foreign interference, convinced of brighter future for Hong Kong: FM spokesperson]]>Politics has unswerving resolve and confidence in implementing "one country, two systems" and steadfast determination and will to oppose foreign interference in China's internal affairs.2021-03-12 08:21:17<![CDATA[China offers vaccines to participants for both Tokyo and Beijing Olympics, Paralympics]]>Sports Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach said on Thursday that China will provide additional vaccines to participants of both Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games and Beijing Winter Olympics and Paralympic Games.2021-03-12 08:21:17<![CDATA[U.S. judge reinstates third-degree murder charge against former cop who killed Floyd]]>Society third-degree murder charge against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin who killed George Floyd last year was reinstated on Thursday, as the trial's start date neared.2021-03-12 08:21:17<![CDATA[HKSAR gov't welcomes 14th Five-Year Plan, vows to further integrate into national development]]>Politics government on Thursday welcomed the contents relating to Hong Kong in the 14th Five-Year Plan and expressed gratitude for the central government's support for the future development of Hong Kong in various key areas.2021-03-12 08:21:17<![CDATA[HKSAR gov't principal officials support NPC's decision on improvement of HKSAR's electoral system]]>Politics officials of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government Thursday expressed their full support for the decision on improving the electoral system of the HKSAR by the National People's Congress (NPC).2021-03-12 08:21:17<![CDATA[HKSAR LegCo expresses support for improving Hong Kong's electoral system]]>Politics of the Legislative Council (LegCo) of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Andrew Leung on Thursday expressed support for the decision of the National People's Congress (NPC).2021-03-12 08:21:17<![CDATA[China launches medium-lift Long March-7A carrier rocket]]>Sci-tech launched its Long March-7A Y2 carrier rocket on Friday from the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site in south China's island province of Hainan.2021-03-12 08:06:39<![CDATA[Over 60 percent of planned exhibition space booked at 4th CIIE]]>Business 60 percent of the planned exhibition space at the fourth China International Import Expo (CIIE) has already been booked, said the CIIE Bureau on Thursday.2021-03-12 08:03:49<![CDATA[Campaign launched in Hong Kong to collect signatures in support of NPC's decision on improving HKSAR electoral system]]>Politics campaign was launched Thursday in Hong Kong to collect signatures in support of the decision on improving the electoral system of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region by the National People's Congress (NPC).2021-03-12 08:03:49<![CDATA[Biden signs 1.9-trln-USD relief bill into law after partisan passage in Congress]]>Politics President Joe Biden on Thursday signed the 1.9-trillion-U.S.-dollar COVID-19 relief bill into law, after weeks of partisan fighting in the Congress, marking the first legislative victory for Biden since he took office.2021-03-12 07:58:17<![CDATA[U.S. House passes two gun control bills to strengthen background checks]]>Politics U.S. House on Thursday passed a pair of bills that will add new background check requirements for gun transfers between private parties and extend the background check period.2021-03-12 07:58:17<![CDATA[EU extends COVID-19 vaccine export authorization mechanism until June]]>Politics, March 11 (Xinhua) -- The transparency and authorization mechanism for exports of COVID-19 vaccines out of the European Union (EU) has been extended until the end of June, announced the European Commission on Thursday.2021-03-12 07:58:17<![CDATA[Kremlin praises 'great' Russia-China cooperation against COVID-19]]>Politics spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Thursday that the Russia-China partnership is "really great" in jointly combating the COVID-19 pandemic.2021-03-12 07:58:17<![CDATA[U.S. reaffirms no unilateral incentives for talks with Iran]]>Politics United States on Thursday reaffirmed that it would not offer any unilateral incentives for talks with Iran.2021-03-12 07:58:17<![CDATA[More U.S. states lift COVID-19 restrictions despite warnings against growing variants infections]]>Society U.S. states are on track to drop their mask mandates and fully reopen their economies despite warnings from officials and health experts to tread carefully until more people are vaccinated against COVID-19.2021-03-12 07:58:17<![CDATA[Xi'an aims to build national science center]]>Sci-tech'an, home to the underground army of Terracotta Warriors, is now determined to sharpen its tech edge by constructing a national science center, Li Mingyuan, the city's mayor, said.2021-03-12 07:56:59<![CDATA[Little-known architect built a towering legacy]]>Feature last restoration of the tower was in 1868, but it was again destroyed in 1884. 2021-03-12 07:55:59<![CDATA[Hong Kong political groups firmly support NPC's decision on improving electoral system of HKSAR]]>Politics political groups and organizations in Hong Kong voiced their firm support on Thursday for the decision on improving the electoral system of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), which was adopted by the National People's Congress (NPC), China's top legislature.2021-03-12 00:26:10<![CDATA[DPP's attacks on HK decision condemned]]>Politics mainland spokeswoman on Thursday condemned remarks made by the Democratic Progressive Party, the ruling party on Taiwan, over the decision to improve Hong Kong's electoral system adopted by China's top legislature.2021-03-11 21:58:20<![CDATA[Commissioner's office of Chinese foreign ministry says improving Hong Kong's electoral system represents people's will]]>Politics Office of the Commissioner of the Chinese Foreign Ministry in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) said Thursday that the adoption of the National People's Congress (NPC)'s decision on improving the electoral system of the HKSAR represents the collective will of all the Chinese people, including Hong Kong compatriots, to implement the principle of "patriots administering Hong Kong", safeguard national sovereignty, security and development interests and ensure Hong Kong's long-term prosperity and stability.2021-03-11 21:22:12<![CDATA[Israel wants to have mutual understanding of vaccination with China]]>Society would like to be the first country to reach an agreement on mutual understanding of COVID-19 vaccination with China, said Irit Ben-Abba, the newly appointed Israeli ambassador to China.2021-03-11 20:43:43<![CDATA[Mainland welcomes cross-Strait exchanges under one-China principle: premier]]>Politics Chinese mainland welcomes exchanges and dialogue with any political party, group or personage from Taiwan on the basis of the one-China principle and the 1992 Consensus, Premier Li Keqiang said Thursday. 2021-03-11 18:52:57<![CDATA[China to spend more on people's livelihoods: premier]]>Politics Chinese government will spend more on people's livelihoods this year, especially on compulsory education and primary-level medical care, Premier Li Keqiang said Thursday.2021-03-11 18:52:57<![CDATA[China to continue upholding free trade built around WTO rules: premier]]>Politics will continue to uphold free trade built around the World Trade Organization (WTO) rules, Premier Li Keqiang said Thursday. 2021-03-11 18:50:13 ɫA|ƷŷAVרһ|ۺɫ|AС߹ۿƵ