ecns ecns zh-cn <![CDATA[Chinese scientists develop on-demand quantum memory]]>Sci-tech scientists have developed an integrated quantum memory with on-demand retrieval capability, a significant step toward building quantum networks.2021-01-02 01:48:24<![CDATA[UK records another 53,285 coronavirus cases, 613 deaths]]>Society 53,285 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 2,542,065, according to official figures released Friday.2021-01-02 01:47:46<![CDATA[Three Gorges hydropower station hits world record of electricity generation]]>Economy Three Gorges Hydroelectric Power Station on China's Yangtze River has generated 111.8 billion kWh in 2020, a new world record.2021-01-02 01:46:59<![CDATA[Beijing adds another medium-risk area for COVID-19]]>Society added another medium-risk area for COVID-19 on Friday, increasing the city's total medium-risk areas for coronavirus to six, a local health official said.2021-01-02 00:25:13<![CDATA[Taiwan leader's New Year speech exposes secessionist nature: mainland spokesperson]]>Politics Chinese mainland spokesperson said Friday that Taiwan leader's New Year speech has once again exposed the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP)'s nature of seeking "Taiwan independence."2021-01-02 00:09:20<![CDATA[Northeast China's Shenyang adds five medium-risk COVID-19 areas]]>Society, the capital city of northeast China's Liaoning Province, classified another five areas as medium-risk zones for COVID-19 on Friday.2021-01-01 23:34:36<![CDATA[China's tax, fee cuts approximate 2.4 trillion yuan]]>Economy to China's tax authorities, tax and fee cuts totaled 2.37 trillion yuan (about 363.22 billion U.S. dollars) in the first 11 months of 2020.2021-01-01 23:21:42<![CDATA[UK's Dover port faces potential disruption as UK-EU post-Brexit deal kicks in]]>Economy around Britain's port of Dover remained quiet Friday and largely avoided the previously anticipated confusion and congestion, even though Britain has kicked off a new era outside the European Union (EU).2021-01-01 23:21:01<![CDATA[10-year fishing ban starts in key waters of Yangtze River]]>Society launch ceremony of the fishing ban in key waters of Yangtze River was held in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province on Thursday.2021-01-01 22:11:13<![CDATA[Tesla Model Y in China goes on sale]]>Economy's Model Y, built in China, goes on sale starting from January and is expected to begin delivery the same month.2021-01-01 17:41:07<![CDATA[Sports pictograms for 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing released]]>Sports Beijing Organizing Committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games unveiled the pictograms during a televised countdown party on New Year's Eve as a major milestone in its preparation with co-host city Zhangjiakou, North China's Hebei province, for the winter sports gala in 2022.2021-01-01 17:03:58<![CDATA[Why China's Civil Code is milestone legislation]]>Society Civil Code of the People's Republic of China was adopted by the third session of the 13th National People's Congress on May 28, 2020, and comes into force on January 1, 2021.2021-01-01 15:45:53<![CDATA[10-year fishing ban starts in key waters of Yangtze River]]>Society complete 10-year fishing ban is imposed in key waters of the Yangtze, China's longest river starting Friday.2021-01-01 15:43:09<![CDATA[Former patient hopes to be picture of good health]]>Society resident Tao Zhenlan has a good reason to remember 2020: It was the year she was saved from death.2021-01-01 11:31:04<![CDATA[Key groups to get vaccine before festival]]>Society announced on Thursday that nine key groups of individuals will receive COVID-19 vaccines before the Spring Festival in February.2021-01-01 11:31:04<![CDATA[Taiwan confirms second COVID-19 variant case]]>Society has confirmed the second case infected with a new variant of the COVID-19 virus, according to the island's epidemic monitoring agency.2021-01-01 11:31:04<![CDATA[UK, EU kick off new relationship as Brexit transition period ends]]>Politics and the European Union (EU) have started a new chapter in their relationship as the Brexit transition period ended at 2300 GMT Thursday.2021-01-01 09:07:44<![CDATA[China, Egypt sign letter of intent for COVID-19 vaccine cooperation]]>Society and Egypt signed on Thursday a letter of intent for mutual cooperation on COVID-19 vaccines.Liao said that the signing of the letter will strongly promote the cooperation on research, development, production and use of coronavirus vaccines between the two countries' relevant institutions.2021-01-01 09:07:44<![CDATA[Seal of approval for 2022 pictograms]]>Sports image of the sport pictograms (white sign) for the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 is released by the Beijing 2022 Organizing Committee in Beijing on Dec 31, 2020.2021-01-01 09:07:44<![CDATA[General Assembly approves 3.23 bln USD UN budget for 2021]]>Politics United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on Thursday approved 3.231 billion U.S. dollars to fund the world body's regular budget for 2021.2021-01-01 09:07:44<![CDATA[March 14 named as NYC's COVID-19 Remembrance Day]]>Society 14 will be COVID-19 Remembrance Day in New York City, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Thursday.2021-01-01 09:07:44<![CDATA[Spain, UK reach draft agreement on post-Brexit future of Gibraltar]]>Politics Minister of Foreign Affairs Arancha Gonzalez Laya confirmed Thursday that negotiators of her country and the UK have reached a draft agreement on the post-Brexit future of the British overseas territory Gibraltar.2021-01-01 02:31:52<![CDATA[Overseas Chinese hail Xi's New Year speech as inspiring, encouraging]]>Society Chinese said Thursday that the New Year speech of Chinese President Xi Jinping is inspiring and encouraging, while expressing their hope to contribute to the development of China and the rest of the world.2021-01-01 02:31:14<![CDATA[UK records highest daily increase in coronavirus cases]]>Society 55,892 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, marking the highest daily increase in coronavirus cases since the pandemic began in the country, according to official figures released Thursday.2021-01-01 02:16:59<![CDATA[China releases revised delisting rules]]>Economy's stock exchanges on Thursday released a series of revised delisting rules after soliciting public opinions earlier this month.2021-01-01 02:16:16<![CDATA[China to introduce foreign investment negative list in Hainan]]>Economy on Thursday unveiled the 2020 negative list for foreign investment access in Hainan free trade port. It will come into effect on Feb. 1, 2021.2021-01-01 01:29:07<![CDATA[Tokyo sees record high COVID-19 cases as nationwide tally hits all-time high]]>Society on Thursday reported a record high of 4,519 new daily COVID-19 infections, marking the first time the nationwide daily tally has topped the 4,000-mark since the outbreak of the pandemic here.2021-01-01 01:11:49<![CDATA[China airs documentary on Forbidden City's restoration]]>Culture documentary premiered on Thursday to tell stories about the restoration of ancient buildings in China's Palace Museum, according to the website of state broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV).2021-01-01 01:11:01<![CDATA[Xi addresses New Year gathering of CPPCC National Committee]]>Politics New Year gathering was held by the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) Thursday in Beijing.2021-01-01 00:50:52<![CDATA[Chinese, Indian militaries discuss holding 9th round of talks: spokesperson]]>Military and India are having consultations on holding the 9th round of the corps commander level meeting, a military spokesperson said on Thursday.2021-01-01 00:48:22<![CDATA[Xi delivers New Year speech, hails hard-won achievements in 'extraordinary' 2020]]>Politics President Xi Jinping on Thursday hailed the country's hard-won achievements in COVID-19 response, economic recovery and poverty eradication in the "extraordinary" year of 2020.2021-01-01 00:13:58<![CDATA[China firmly opposes U.S. destroyers' sailing through Taiwan Strait: FM spokesperson]]>Politics on Thursday expressed strong opposition to U.S. destroyers' sailing through the Taiwan Strait, urging the United States to play a constructive role in ensuring regional peace and stability, rather than the opposite.2020-12-31 22:46:35<![CDATA[Helmer's hypocrisy exposed by vigilant netizens]]>Voices new variant of the COVID-19 is believed to have originated in southeast England, according to the World Health Organization. This information was widely cited by mainstream media. However, this left Roger Helmer, a former member of the UK Independence party (Ukip), unable to sit still.2020-12-31 20:50:21<![CDATA[President Xi delivers 2021 New Year speech]]>Politics President Xi Jinping delivered a New Year speech Thursday evening in Beijing to ring in 2021. 2020-12-31 19:38:00<![CDATA[Full text of Xi Jinping's 2021 New Year address]]>Politics, friends, ladies and gentlemen, greetings to you all! The year 2021 is arriving. From China's capital Beijing, I extend my New Year wishes to you all! 2020-12-31 19:36:58<![CDATA[Xi, Putin pledge further development of China-Russia ties in New Year greetings]]>Politics President Xi Jinping said Thursday that he stands ready to maintain close contact with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, in various forms in a bid to lead their countries towards deeper comprehensive strategic coordination and practical cooperation in various fields.2020-12-31 18:28:35<![CDATA[Tunisia gives award to Chinese medical mission, receives donations from Chinese embassy]]>Society the occasion of the end of the 24th Chinese medical mission in Tunisia, an official ceremony took place on Wednesday at the headquarters of the Tunisian health ministry in Tunis.2020-12-31 17:58:51<![CDATA[China's PMI remains in expansion zone amid steady economic recovery]]>Economy purchasing managers' index (PMI) for China's manufacturing sector came in at 51.9 in December, edging down 0.2 percentage points from November, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Thursday.2020-12-31 17:51:52<![CDATA[Woodblock New Year paintings debut in Prince Gong's Mansion]]>Photo woodblock New Year paintings are exhibited at Prince Gong's Mansion in Beijing, capital of China, Dec. 30, 2020. 2020-12-31 17:13:05<![CDATA[Pakistan to purchase vaccine from China's Sinopharm: health authority]]>Sci-tech has decided to pre-book COVID-19 vaccine from Chinese State-owned company Sinopharm for emergency use for healthcare workers, Pakistan's Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination has said in a statement.2020-12-31 17:00:25<![CDATA[Ukraine to buy 1.9 mln doses of SinoVac COVID-19 vaccine]]>Sci-tech President Volodymyr Zelensky informed about signing the contract of over 1.9 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine manufactured by China's SinoVac Biotech.2020-12-31 17:00:25<![CDATA[China's non-financial ODI down 3.1 pct in Jan.-Nov.]]>Economy's non-financial outbound direct investment (ODI) went down 3.1 percent year on year in the first 11 months of the year, official data showed Thursday.2020-12-31 16:49:05<![CDATA[Track-laying completed for railway linking Tibet's Lhasa, Nyingchi]]>Society track-laying work of a railway linking Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, and Nyingchi City in eastern Tibet was completed on Thursday.2020-12-31 16:25:34<![CDATA[AI virtual anchor capable of speaking over 30 languages]]>Video AI virtual anchor can utilize intelligent comprehensive simulations to synchronize the extracted voice, expressions and other features of a human anchor.2020-12-31 15:55:52<![CDATA[Glazed relics unearthed from Old Summer Palace restored]]>Video is the first time the European-style decorative glazed relics unearthed from Xiyang Lou (Western Mansions) ruins are being restored.2020-12-31 15:55:33<![CDATA[Cute red pandas have fun in snow at Changzhou Yancheng Safari Park]]>Photo red pandas play with each other after a snowfall at Yancheng Safari Park in Changzhou, Jiangsu Province, Dec. 30, 2020. Animals from the park came out and played in the snow after it cleared Wednesday.2020-12-31 15:13:27<![CDATA[Chinese COVID-19 vaccines free to all its citizens: official]]>Society will provide COVID-19 vaccines free of charge to all its citizens, said Zeng Yixin, deputy head of the National Health Commission, at a press conference on Thursday. 2020-12-31 14:56:21<![CDATA[Ski resort in Henan makes 100 snow oxen for New Year]]>Video members at the Funiu Mountain Ski Resort in Luanchuan, Henan Province, spent two days building 100 oxen from snow to welcome 2021.2020-12-31 14:50:58<![CDATA[No evidence of virus mutations affecting vaccines]]>Sci-tech is currently no evidence to prove that existing genetic mutations in the novel coronavirus can have a substantial effect on the potency of COVID-19 vaccines.2020-12-31 14:45:40<![CDATA[China to further bolster global vaccine cooperation]]>Politics will continuously strengthen international cooperation on vaccines against the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic to protect the safety and health of people around the world, an official said on Thursday.2020-12-31 14:45:40<![CDATA[Europe applauds investment treaty with China]]>Economy European Union (EU) and its member states on Wednesday welcomed the completion of the investment agreement negotiations with China, hailing it as an important milestone in the development of EU-China relations.2020-12-31 14:04:22<![CDATA[China-Europe freight train number via Xinjiang port hits new high]]>Business total of 5,000 China-Europe freight trains have traveled through Alataw Pass, a major land port in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, this year, hitting a new high.2020-12-31 14:04:22<![CDATA[Argentina authorizes use of AstraZeneca vaccine against COVID-19]]>Society's National Administration of Drugs, Foods and Medical Devices (ANMAT) on Wednesday approved the use of vaccine from AstraZeneca, a multinational pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical company, against COVID-19 in the country.2020-12-31 13:51:49<![CDATA[China approves self-developed COVID-19 vaccine]]>Photo announced on Thursday that it had granted conditional marketing authorization for a self-developed COVID-19 vaccine.2020-12-31 13:49:59<![CDATA[China to require 7,576 new passenger aircraft over 20 years: report]]>Business will need 7,576 more passenger aircraft over the next 20 years, according to a recent report released by the Aviation Industry Corporation of China, Ltd.2020-12-31 13:35:27<![CDATA[China's COVID vaccines to be produced, distributed under strict management]]>Sci-tech has ramped up regular supervision and spot checks on domestic COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers to ensure every single dose is safe, Chen Shifei, deputy director of the National Medical Products Administration.2020-12-31 13:21:08<![CDATA[India's COVID-19 tally rises to 10,266,674]]>Society's COVID-19 tally rose to 10,266,674 on Thursday, as 21,822 new cases were registered during the past 24 hours, said the latest data from the federal health ministry.2020-12-31 13:12:06<![CDATA[China-EU investment treaty 'definitely a win-win,' says expert]]>Politics Chinese and European leaders on Wednesday announced the completion of investment agreement negotiations as scheduled, the treaty is "definitely a win-win," an expert has said.2020-12-31 13:12:06<![CDATA[COVID-19 deaths in Los Angeles County surpass 10,000]]>Society Angeles County said Wednesday that the most populous U.S. county has crossed its own grim threshold of 10,000 deaths from COVID-19.2020-12-31 13:12:06<![CDATA[First California case of coronavirus variant confirmed]]>Society 30-year-old man from San Diego County was confirmed Wednesday as the first COVID-19 variant case in California, the most populous state in the United states.2020-12-31 11:36:15<![CDATA[4 new COVID-19 variant cases reported in Sweden]]>Society has reported four cases of a new, more contagious COVID-19 variant first discovered in Britain, the country's Public Health Agency confirmed Wednesday.2020-12-31 11:36:15<![CDATA[Emergency use of COVID-19 vaccines expands to larger scale]]>Society the recent increase of sporadic COVID-19 cases and progress in the development and manufacture of vaccines, China's emergency use of vaccines has expanded to a larger scale.2020-12-31 11:20:36<![CDATA[Pompeo's remarks interfere with China's internal affairs, judicial sovereignty: FM spokesperson]]>Politics Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's remarks on China's fight against COVID-19 are gross interference in China's internal affairs and judicial sovereignty, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin said in Beijing on Wednesday.2020-12-31 11:16:44<![CDATA[Xi Jinping: Pursuing the taste of happiness]]>Ecns wire China, meals not only meet the basic needs of daily life, but also symbolize the wish for a happy and prosperous life. 2020-12-31 11:10:50<![CDATA[Chinese defense ministry opposes U.S. warships' sailing through Taiwan Strait]]>Military Chinese military spokesperson on Thursday voiced resolute opposition to the sailing of two U.S. warships through the Taiwan Strait.2020-12-31 11:04:07<![CDATA[Death toll rises to 22 in Aden's airport explosions in southern Yemen]]>Photo explosions on Wednesday struck Yemen's Aden airpor as a new power-sharing government flew in from Saudi Arabia, killing at least 22 people, according to media reports. All members of the cabinet were transferred safely to the presidential palace following the blasts.2020-12-31 10:54:07<![CDATA[Dreams empower disabled man to start new life and help others]]>Video Kuang, who is less than three feet tall, is the head of Qimeng Disabled Art Troupe in Anhui Province.2020-12-31 10:41:57<![CDATA[Girl, 4, rebreaks world record of Rubik's Cube]]>Video Ziqian, from Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, received a certificate from World Record Certification Limited just after celebrating her fourth birthday.2020-12-31 10:41:15<![CDATA[China approves self-developed COVID-19 vaccine]]>Sci-tech announced on Thursday that it had granted conditional marketing authorization for a self-developed COVID-19 vaccine. 2020-12-31 10:34:25<![CDATA[New variant from UK found in Shanghai]]>Society Chinese mainland has reported its first COVID-19 case caused by the new, significantly more infectious variant of the novel coronavirus that is found in the recent outbreak in the United Kingdom, according to research published on Wednesday.2020-12-31 10:13:48<![CDATA[China's non-manufacturing PMI falls in December]]>Economy purchasing managers' index (PMI) for China's non-manufacturing sector came in at 55.7 in December, down from 56.4 in November, the National Bureau of Statistics said Thursday.2020-12-31 09:45:11<![CDATA[China strengthens epidemic preparedness, response for Spring Festival to ensure safe travel]]>Politics will step up epidemic prevention and control during the upcoming Spring Festival travel rush and strengthen emergency response, in an effort to ensure safe travel of the public.2020-12-31 09:32:29<![CDATA[Biden announces additional nominations for Pentagon posts]]>Politics President-elect Joe Biden announced additional nominations to fill the posts in the Department of Defense on Wednesday, days after he blamed current Pentagon officials for obstructing the presidential transition.2020-12-31 09:32:29<![CDATA[U.S. COVID-19 deaths top 340,000: Johns Hopkins University]]>Society COVID-19 deaths surpassed 340,000 on Wednesday afternoon, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.2020-12-31 09:32:29<![CDATA[Chinese mainland reports 9 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases]]>Society Chinese mainland on Wednesday reported 25 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases, including nine locally transmitted cases and 16 arriving from outside the mainland, the National Health Commission said Thursday.2020-12-31 09:32:29<![CDATA[Three new offshore duty-free shops open in Hainan]]>Photo new offshore duty-free shops opened on Wednesday in S China's Hainan to promote tax-free consumption. The three newly opened shops are all located in the tropical resort city of Sanya, one in Sanya Phoenix International Airport and the other two in downtown Sanya.2020-12-31 09:29:26<![CDATA[Chinese parents flock to online teaching as winter holidays come early]]>Business parents are again embracing online teaching as more schools in cities announced an earlier winter holiday, leaving online teaching to fill the void. 2020-12-31 09:28:27<![CDATA[For Beijing residents, small gatherings to become latest fad to spend New Year's amid virus spike]]>Society National Health Commission issued a notice on Wednesday, which specified that private events should be held with less than 10 people. In addition, the maximum capacity of tourists in scenic spots across China is limited to 75 percent.2020-12-31 09:28:26<![CDATA[China's manufacturing PMI edges down in December]]>Economy purchasing managers' index (PMI) for China's manufacturing sector came in at 51.9 in December, edged down 0.2 percentage points from November, the National Bureau of Statistics said Thursday.2020-12-31 09:22:43<![CDATA[Death toll rises to 22 in Aden's airport explosions in southern Yemen]]>Politics number of deaths caused by three explosions that struck Aden's airport in southern Yemen rose to 22 on Wednesday evening, the country's Interior Ministry announced.2020-12-31 08:51:11<![CDATA[NPC condemns U.S. meddling in Tibet]]>Politics's top legislature on Wednesday strongly opposed the United States signing into law a funding bill for the 2021 fiscal year which contains China-related negative content.2020-12-31 08:45:25<![CDATA[Top court helps judges apply new Civil Code]]>Politics's top court issued seven new judicial interpretations on Wednesday, including ones on property, marriage and family, labor disputes and inheritance, to ensure implementation of the country's first Civil Code.2020-12-31 08:45:25<![CDATA[China, EU agree investment deal]]>Politics landmark China-European Union investment deal agreed upon Wednesday night will provide greater market access for both sides and a brighter future for China-EU cooperation, President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday.2020-12-31 08:45:25<![CDATA[China-EU investment treaty to promote investment conducive to sustainable development goals]]>Economy and the European Union (EU) will promote investment conducive to achieving sustainable development goals under the China-EU investment treaty, the Ministry of Commerce said Wednesday.2020-12-31 08:36:35<![CDATA[MOC hails China-EU investment treaty as "balanced, high-standard, mutually beneficial"]]>Economy investment treaty between China and the European Union (EU) is a balanced, high-standard and mutually beneficial agreement that matches high-level international economic and trade rules and focuses on institutional opening-up.2020-12-31 08:36:35<![CDATA[First batch of Chinese COVID-19 vaccines arrives in Turkey]]>Society first batch of China's COVID-19 vaccines arrived in Turkey on Wednesday, while Iraq decided to ban gatherings on the New Year's Eve as the country's total coronavirus cases hit 594,442.2020-12-31 08:36:35<![CDATA[China plans tourism development for Greater Bay Area]]>Business has recently rolled out a comprehensive development plan on the cultural and tourism development for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, said the Ministry of Culture and Tourism on Wednesday.2020-12-31 08:36:35<![CDATA[China-EU investment treaty to offer better business environment: MOC]]>Economy investment treaty between China and EU will bring more investment opportunities for companies from both sides and provide better business environment by making high-level market access commitments and adopting high-level fair competition rules.2020-12-31 08:36:35<![CDATA[China, EU complete investment agreement negotiations]]>Economy President Xi Jinping and European leaders on Wednesday announced that the two sides have completed investment agreement negotiations as scheduled.2020-12-31 07:57:58<![CDATA[UN chief condemns attack on Aden's airport in Yemen]]>Politics Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday condemned the deplorable attack on Aden's airport in Yemen shortly after the arrival of the new power-sharing government, which killed and wounded dozens of people.2020-12-31 04:18:19<![CDATA[China, EU investment treaty to contribute significantly to open world economy: Xi]]>Politics President Xi Jinping and European leaders on Wednesday announced that the two sides have completed investment agreement negotiations as scheduled.2020-12-31 03:58:41<![CDATA[Man gets life sentence for smuggling ivory tusks to China]]>Society court in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou on Tuesday sentenced a man named Chen Chengzong to life imprisonment for his role in smuggling thousands of ivory tusks to China.2020-12-31 01:46:08<![CDATA[China's Qinghai Lake to start new 10-year fishing ban]]>Society will start another 10-year ban on the fishing of naked carp in Qinghai Lake and rivers upstream in the northwestern province of Qinghai.2020-12-31 01:00:13<![CDATA[Russia amends law on foreign agents]]>Politics President Vladimir Putin signed a bill into law on Wednesday, broadening the range of individuals and organizations that can be labeled as foreign agents and allowing stricter monitoring.2020-12-31 00:58:09<![CDATA[UK lawmakers approve post-Brexit trade deal by large majority]]>Politics lawmakers on Wednesday approved the post-Brexit trade deal between Britain and the European Union (EU) by a large majority, paving the way for an orderly Brexit when the transition period ends on Thursday.2020-12-31 00:41:46<![CDATA[First batch of Chinese COVID-19 vaccines arrives in Turkey]]>Society first batch of 3 million doses of China's SinoVac COVID-19 vaccine arrived in the Turkish capital Ankara early Wednesday.2020-12-31 00:25:22<![CDATA[Xi calls on China, EU to shoulder responsibilities, open up new prospects in 2021]]>Politics and the EU, as two major global forces, markets and civilizations, should demonstrate sense of responsibilities and work jointly to nurture new opportunities and open up new prospects in the upcoming year of 2021, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday.2020-12-30 23:21:27<![CDATA[10 sentenced for border-crossing crimes in China]]>Society local court in south China on Wednesday sentenced 10 people to prison terms of seven months to three years for organizing illegal border crossings and illegally crossing the border.2020-12-30 23:20:36<![CDATA[HKSAR chief executive urges Hong Kong residents to actively get COVID-19 vaccine]]>Politics the COVID-19 vaccine expected to arrive in Hong Kong in the first quarter of 2021, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Carrie Lam called on residents to actively get the COVID-19 vaccine.2020-12-30 23:06:00<![CDATA[EU leaders sign post-Brexit trade deal with UK]]>Politics Council President Charles Michel and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen signed a post-Brexit trade deal with Britain on Wednesday on behalf of the European Union (EU).2020-12-30 22:52:02 ŷר,ŷ, ŷ Ƶ, ڴӲŷƵ <֩>| <֩>| <֩>| <֩>| <֩>| <֩>| <֩>| <֩>| <֩>| <֩>| <֩>| <֩>| <֩>| <֩>| <֩>| <֩>| <֩>| <֩>| <֩>| <֩>| <֩>| <֩>| <֩>| <֩>| <֩>| <֩>| <֩>| <֩>| <֩>| <֩>| <֩>| <֩>| <֩>| <֩>| <֩>| <֩>| <֩>| <֩>| <֩>| <֩>| <֩>| <ı> <ı> <ı> <ı> <ı> <ı>