en he visited a museum of broken relationships in Chengdu, capita l of Southwest China’s Sichuan province, with two friends in January. They tho ught it would be a good thing for Taiyuan to have a place for people to bury souvenirs from a failed relationship. They acted fast and opened the museum after three months’ preparation. The world’s first museum of broken relationships was founded in Croatia in 2006 by two artists, who ended their four-year relationship and got the idea of setting up a museum to house their leftover personal items. China has several museums of broken relationships now, in Nanjing, Chen gdu,Read More →

f guidance, such roughly generated and lame evaluations cannot objectively reflect the real conditions of schools, and have severely disrupted education activities, the statement said. The MOE will therefore continue to regulate such acti vities in accordance with law and regulations, according to the statement. The China Earthquake Administration pledged to enhance its earthquake detection c apability as it rolls out an experimental project in the country’s tremor-plagued southwestern region. The administration has established over 360 new monitoring stations in the China Seismic Experimental Site, which spans Sichuan and Yunnan provinces, since construction of the project was launched about one year ago, Zheng Guoguang, vice-mRead More →

China’s consumer price index (CPI), the main gauge of inflation, gr ew 2.5 percent year-on-year in April, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Thursday. The reading, in line with market expectations, accelerated from the 2.3 percent gain in March and 1.5 percent in Febru ary. On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged up 0.1 percent, compared with the 0.4 percent drop seen a month earlier. NBS official Dong Yaxiu attributed the rise to higher prices of vegetables, pork and fruit, which ros e 17.4 percent, 14.4 percent and 11.9 percent, respectively, from the same period last year due to tighter supplies. Food prices, whichRead More →

he said. The report also found that studying overseas is no longer limited to wealthy fam ilies, and the number of students from middle-class families studying overseas keeps growing. According to the survey on parents’ professional backgrounds, most parents whose children prefer studying overseas hold o rdinary positions at work, accounting for 43 percent of the total, up 14 percentage points from 2015. Parents who are middle-level managers accounted for 35 percent, and those who are high-level executives accounted for 22 per cent, the report said. The number of students studying overseas for master’s degrees continues to increase, a counting for 70 percent of theRead More →

 was aware of the incident and was gathering information. The charter company is contracted by the military for its twice-weekly “rotator” roundtrip service between the US mainland and Guantanamo Bay, said Bill Dougherty, a spokesman f China is concerned about protecting its own rapidly growing intellectual property, leading to increased reco gnition of the issue’s importance, according to US citizens with business ties to the country. Frank Wu, president of the Committee of 100, a nonpartisan leadership organization of prominent Chinese Ame ricans in business, government, academia and the arts, said, “China has made great progress. China has its own inte llectual property to protect.Read More →

 future for mankind in his speech at the headquarters of the United ations in September 2015, and in his report for the 19th National Congress of the Communist Par ty of China in October 2017, Xi has pledged on different occasions to build a peaceful, safe, prosperous, open, inc lusive, clean and beautiful world to let the sunshine of a community of shared future for mankind illuminate the world. The world, which is going through a phase of adjustment that fea tures huge development and fundamental changes, faces great and unfamiliar turbulent situ ations — the overall trends of peace and development are irreversible, whileRead More →

cy and will not allow any forces to use its territory to conduct any anti-China activities. China’s State Council made public a decree Tuesday to prompt the integrated platform building for e-gov ernment services to optimize the business environment and make government services more easily available. The decree clarifies the goal and overall structure of the integrated platform for e-government services, aiming to standardize the services nationwide, facil itate information sharing and coordinate services among regions and departments at various levels. The two leaders witnessed the signing of bilateral cooperation documents after the meeting. China is now Nepal’s biggest source of foreign in vestment, second-largestRead More →

progress of reforms and new developments of the capital market. A draft amendment to the law was previously submitted to the top legislature for first reading in April 2015, mainly to meet the legislative demand of reforming the IPO system toward a registration-based one. The first draft also improved rules on developing a multi-layer capital market system, strengthen ing investor protection, promoting securities industry innovations and enhancing regulation. New revisions were submitted for a second reading in April 2017 to im prove regulation on such areas as stock trading, acquisitions of listed firms, information disclo sure and investor protection. The second draft also demanded theRead More →

end manufacturing, finance, sharing economy, medical care and elderly care indust ries,” Osuga said, adding Japan and China will push forward cooperation in more areas this year. Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said at the dialogue on Sunday that Ch ina hopes the two sides can make steady headway in promoting bilateral investments and trade coope ration, and actively explore third-party market cooperation as well as local cooperation. Osuga said the Japanese government’s position on the Belt and Road Initiative remains unchan ged, as it expects to conduct cooperation with China in a third market, promote trade and invest ment liberalization andRead More →

Every morning, dozens of students from Myanmar walk hand in hand across the border into China’s Yunnan province. There, they are led by patrol officers to Yinjing Frontier Primary School. After school, as they are escorted to the border insp ection station, they wave, tell the officers goodbye and return to their homes in Myanmar. The students attend the first frontier primary school in China. Loca ted in Yinjing village in the small border city of Ruili in Yunnan province, the school has 36 My anmar students and 99 Chinese students. Founded in 1960, it has been admitting students from Myanmar since 1990. Wen Liang,Read More →