China's rust-belt region has a new hope for revival: North KoreaChina's rust-belt region has a new hope for revival: North KoreaChina's rust-belt region, which has been plagued by an inefficient state economy and exodus of talent, is now pinning its hopes on a new factor to help its revival: North Korea.

Chinese regulators approve Qualcomm purchase of NXP for US$44 billion, sources sayChinese regulators approve Qualcomm purchase of NXP for US$44 billion, sources sayChinese regulators have approved US semiconductor company Qualcomm’s proposed US$44 billion acquisition of Dutch chip maker NXP Semicond…

Singing competition contestant under fire for 'poor performance'Singing competition contestant under fire for 'poor performance'By contrast, Wang Ju, 25, another contestant, has become a hit on the Chinese social media despite the fact that she is not beautiful by …

Pudong New Area initiates digital court for business lawsuits involving foreign companiesPudong New Area initiates digital court for business lawsuits involving foreign companiesThe Shanghai Free Trade Zone (FTZ) has recently launched a “digital court” platform in a bid to optimize the legal environment of busin…

Plastic or planet? White pollution sparks concernsPlastic or planet? White pollution sparks concernsThe World Oceans Day is marked on June 8 every year, and this year's focus is on preventing plastic pollution which is increasingly endan…

Palace Museum open day gives public chance to see ‘hospital’ for national treasuresPalace Museum open day gives public chance to see ‘hospital’ for national treasuresThe Palace Museum in Beijing on Saturday held its first open day for the public to see where and how China’s national treasures are rest…

Millions of Chinese participate in college entrance examMillions of Chinese participate in college entrance examChina's National College Entrance Examination, or gaokao, took place on June 7 and 8. About 9.75 million students had registered this yea…