Shanghai to expand greenery with 'forest chief' mechanism

Shanghai will increase its forest coverage and per capita greenery area by implementing a "forest chief" mechanism, municipal officials told a news conference on Thursday. Deng Jianping, director of the city's greenery and public sanitary bureau, said the forest coverage…

Li pledges stable energy supplies for key areas

Premier Li Keqiang has pledged to ensure energy supplies for key manufacturing businesses, saying that the nation is considering the adoption of phased tax cut measures to help smaller firms. Speaking during a fact-finding tour of Guangdong province on Thursday…

Latest on the COVID-19 pandemic

We provide the latest updates and crucial information on the global COVID-19 pandemic here. Oct 16 Outside China The latest figures reported by each government's health authority as of Oct 15, 2021.China - More than 2.229 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines…

Peng Liyuan urges more support for girls' education

Peng Liyuan, the wife of President Xi Jinping, has called on the international community to pay more attention and offer more support for the advancement of girls' and women's education so as to help achieve the objectives of the 2030…

Act of kindness snowballs into amazing gift for veteran whose scooter broke down

Kenny Jary was a familiar sight in Mahtomedi, Minnesota. The 79-year-old Navy veteran was committed to doing good in the community and could often be found tootling around on his mobility scooter, which he'd adorned with the Stars and Stripes. …

Chicago Sky crush Phoenix Mercury in Game 3 with WNBA Finals-record rout

CHICAGO — Kahleah Copper nearly outscored the Phoenix Mercury by herself in the first half Friday night, leading the Chicago Sky to an 86-50 win and 2-1 lead in the WNBA Finals. The No. 6-seeded Sky are one win away…

'I blame Fox': Dusty Baker says network responsible for mid-interview homer against Astros

HOUSTON — Dusty Baker lived a modern manager’s nightmare on Friday night: Conducting a live TV interview while the opposition dealt his club a crushing blow. The Houston Astros manager, never a dull conversationalist, was live on Fox when Boston’s…

Fung Fuwing: I achieve my dream of being a teacher in the Greater Bay Area

Fung Fuwing is the first Hong Kong teacher recruited by Guangdong Mechanical Technician University. Last year, Guangdong introduced new policies allowing Hong Kong and Macao residents to apply for public institutions in the mainland cities of the Greater Bay Area.…

SJA British Sports Journalism Awards: Digital Publisher for 2020

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - AUGUST 28: Mohamed Salah of Liverpool smiles during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Chelsea at Anfield on August 28, 2021 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)Michael Regan/Getty Images Europe/Getty ImagesMo Salah might be…

Black jewelers take center stage at groundbreaking exhibition

hen Lorraine West told her mother about a new exhibition celebrating the work of Black jewelers, she burst into tears over the phone.West, a jeweler for more than 20 years, said she doesn't normally "get emotional" when it comes to…