Tech

June 30 Extra Second: NASA To Make June 30 One Second Longer Than The Other Days

Owing to the earth's slow-down in rotation rate, NASA has announced that it will be adding one second to the clock. What seems like a minor change is expected ...read more

China

4 Chinese among 516 Injured in Taipei Party Explosion, Organizers Apologize

More than 500 people - including at least four Chinese nationals - are receiving treatment in hospitals around the capital of Taiwan and in neighboring cities ... read more

China Lottery News: China’s Misused Lottery Funds Exposed

In an official report by an accredited auditing team, around $3billion of China’s state lottery was wasted on excessive buying of luxury cars, funds ...read more

Government Spending Reduced from 2014, National Audit Office Reveals

As China intensifies austerity efforts amid economic reforms, the central government's spending on vehicles, overseas visits, official meeting and ... read more

8th Assembly of Cuba-China Working Group on Biotechnology Begins in Havana

Over 100 representatives of China and Cuba have gathered at a top Havana hotel on Monday to commence the 8th assembly of the Cuba-China Biotechnology ... read more

China To Beat Russian Armata, Turkish Altay With New 125mm Cannon?

China may be giving the Russians and Turks a run for their money after Asia’s Sleeping Giant showcased a remarkable and outstanding weapon for ... read more

Pro-Democracy Legislator Says Beijing Will Take Action Over Whatsapp Messages Leak

A Hong Kong pro-democracy legislator told the media on Sunday to expect some form of repercussions from Beijing due to the leaking of messages from his pro-Beijing colleagues. The leaked messages were ... read more

China Issues Report on Human Rights Violations by the United States

China's State Council Information Office on Friday issued a list of human rights violations committed by the United States government. The annual report is intended to counter US allegations of human ... read more

International Day against Drug Abuse and Illegal Trafficking: President Xi Calls on Public to Join Anti-Drug Campaign

President Xi Jinping has stressed the need for teaching members of the public - particularly young people - about the ill effects of drugs and the promotion of the anti-drug campaign to curb the rise ... read more

Chinese Central Bank Lowers Reserve Ratio and Interest Rates To Encourage Lending

The Central Bank of China have lowered the amount of cash reserves that banks are mandated to hold as well as their interest rates. Central bank officials explained that the latest move is intended to ... read more

China's Looming VAT Reform May Affect Metals Importers

China's economy may be slowing down, but the country is not ready to give in just yet. Next month, the Chinese government is planning to implement its revamped value-added tax (VAT) that would replace ... read more

McDonald's to Sell Taiwan Outlets in Favor of Franchising

McDonald's announced on Wednesday that it will sell all of its outlets in Taiwan. The fast-food chain noted that the move is meant to streamline its overseas operation and McDonald's has no intention ... read more

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