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Couples weigh first child's opinion over 2nd

Couples weigh first child's opinion over 2nd

A new survey is suggesting the opinions of a couple's first child is becoming one of the factors behind why certain parents in China are choosing not to have a second.

Offensive nicknames pulled from the Internet

Nicknames in cyberspace such as "Obama" and "Putin" are no longer available for netizens in China as the country vows to crack down on inappropriate and unlawful screen names, an industry regulator said on Wednesday.

Young cyberwarriors help to keep Web safe

A team of young hackers from Shanghai will be going head-to-head with others from around the world at the weekend.

Xi plans to make state visit to US

Arrangements are being made for Xi Jinping to pay his first state visit later this year to the United States as president of China, a senior Chinese diplomat confirmed.

China, MSC to deepen cooperation

Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi met chairman of Munich Security Conference (MSC) Wolfgang Ischinger on Friday when attending the 51st MSC with the two parties agreeing to deepen mutual cooperation.

US pledges to develop constructive relationship with China

In a new national security strategy unveiled Friday, the Obama administration pledged to develop a "constructive" relationship with China that can benefit both peoples and promote security and prosperity in Asia and around the world.

China, Russia to stage WWII victory events

State leaders from China and Russia are to attend commemorations in both countries marking victory in World War II, Beijing confirmed on Friday.

Quanzhou to hold Maritime Silk Road seminar

An int'l seminar on the 21st-Century Maritime Silk Road will open next week.

PLA drill applies China's own GPS

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) finished a two-day drill on Friday, testing application of China's independently developed global satellite navigation system in combat in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.

PLA strengthens Xinjiang forces to foil terror attacks

China is strengthening its military power in its northwestern frontier region bordering Afghanistan and Central Asia.

China's military dogs to be used in anti-terror operations

Service dogs with the People's Liberation Army (PLA) will be trained to support combat and anti-terror operations, in addition to their regular roles, the PLA Daily said on Friday.
Beijing to stage grand military parade this year

Beijing to stage grand military parade this year

China will hold a military parade this year in Beijing to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the victories of World War II.

Chinese firms take lead in building African airports

When Chinese Premier Li Keqiang was in Africa in May of last year he enthusiastically spoke about how China and Africa could work together on highspeed railways, highways and aviation.

China to boost railway and nuclear exports

China plans to draw up a guideline to help its equipment makers, particularly railway and nuclear companies, to expand exports, the country's top economic planning body said on Friday.

China will protect foreign firms' interests

China reaffirmed its commitment to protect the legitimate interests of foreign businesses after U.S. business lobbies called for a set of new Chinese cybersecurity regulations to be overturned.
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