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. …

India's got the next big thing in tech, and it could be worth $1 trillion

More than two decades ago, India began its transformation into a global IT powerhouse, ushering in an era of wealth and job creation never before seen in the country.Now, Asia's third largest economy is ready for the next big frontier…