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China to add all fentanyl-related substances to controlled narcotics list

China will add fentanyl-derived substances to an additional list of non-medical controlled narcotics and psychotropic substances starting May 1. The decision comes after the US request to stem the flow of opioids produced in China.The decision was announced on Monday in a joint statement by the Ministry of Public Security...

The Milk Craze in China

Recently I have read several news articles about the current campaign in China to triple the consumption of cow milk by the Chinese people. The purpose of this campaign, according to the news I read, is to improve the health and strengthen the bodies of the Chinese people, especially children,...

Meng Hongwei, former Interpol chief, expelled from Communist Party

Meng Hongwei, 65, the former Chinese president of Interpol stripped of all titles and accused of squandering state funds to finance his "family’s extravagant lifestyle", party watchdog says. Related: the year of missing people in ChinaMeng Honwei was also a member of the party's central committee.He was also accused of...

The Chinese media model: China is influencing the global media to deter criticism and spread propaganda

According to a long report by Reporters Without Borders (RSF), released Monday, China is using several different strategies to infiltrate and manipulate foreign media. Related article: Interview with Nate Thayer: How the Chinese recruit American journalists as spies , Missing in China: people who disappeared in China in 2018 ,...

President Xi Jinping meets Macron after Italy

France-China relations. Chinese President Xi Jinping began his visit to France on Sunday, where he was received by his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron in Nizza. Macron welcomed the Chinese president with a private dinner.After Italy's surprising adhesion to the Belt and Road Initiative, seen by many analysts as a sort...

China and Italy sign trade agreements and memorandum of understanding on technology, energy, and tourism

After meeting the Italian president Sergio Mattarella yesterday, Xi Jinping will sign today with the president of the council Giuseppe Conte 29 agreements for a value between 5 and 7 billion. Then, Xi Jinping will travel to Sicily for the final part of his visit to Italy.The Memorandum of Understanding...

Blast at a chemical plant in China: 47 dead, 640 injured

A blast in a pesticide plant in Jiangsu caused the death of 44 people, and the wounding of 640. The incident, which registered a small earthquake in the area, took place Thursday in the industrial district of Chenjiagang Industrial Park in the Yancheng city.The last major incident occurred in another...

China’s first cloned police dog starts training in China

Kunxun is China's first cloned police dog to enter service. The dog has finally arrived at a base of the Ministry of Public Security in Kunming, the capital of the southern province of Yunnan, for training, which will last 10 months, before entering service.The dog who is two months old...

Full text of Xi Jinping’s signed article on Italian newspaper

A signed article by Chinese President Xi Jinping titled "East Meets West -- A New Chapter of Sino-Italian Friendship" was published Wednesday in Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera ahead of his state visit to Italy. Related: The risks of the New Silk Road , China pledges $124 billion for new...

Almost 90% of young Chinese worried over retirement

According to a recent survey published by the China Youth Daily, 89.3% of the 1876 young people interviewed showed concern over retirement issues, either their own or their parents. Young Chinese born between 1985 and 1989 are more concerned about their parents, while young people born in the 90s put...