- published: 13 Dec 2017
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In the winter of 1937, Japanese troops sacked Nanjing, killing 300,000 Chinese at a rate of one victim every 12 seconds and raping tens of thousands of women, in what has been called one of the most savage atrocities of WWII. Xinhua Special asks -- In a time of peace and prosperity, why is it so important that we never forget the Nanjing Massacre?
“Toilet Revolution” started in China three years ago and it is about to be extended from the cities to the countryside. In our latest episode of Xinhua Special we pound the pavements of Beijing to see if the changes have been a welcome relief. Across the world 2.4 billion people live with access to unhygienic toilets or no toilet whatsoever. Sewage has contaminated food, water and soil, and is a major source of disease. In fact, some people say that one fly in a toilet is dangerous than 100 tigers. Within three years China installed or upgraded 68,000 toilets, and from 2018 to 2020, another 64,000 will be done.
The white, X-shape flying camera named "DJI Phantom" is probably the most recognizable civil unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) in the world. It has crashed on the lawn of the White House, and also provided great help during the rescue of Nepal earthquake.
A cutting-edge solar motorway that could charge electric cars! Xinhua takes a closer look at world's first solar-panel expressway in Shandong, China. The 1-km highway is able to generate 1 million kwh of power in a year! #AmazingChina
The Apple CEO sits down with us at this year's Fortune Global Forum to discuss innovation, Apple’s successes and challenges in China, and what’s next for the world’s most admired company. Subscribe to Fortune - http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=FortuneMagazineVideo FORTUNE is a global leader in business journalism with a worldwide circulation of more than 1 million and a readership of nearly 5 million, with major franchises including the FORTUNE 500 and the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For. FORTUNE Live Media extends the brand's mission into live settings, hosting a wide range of annual conferences, including the FORTUNE Global Forum. Website: http://fortune.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FortuneMagazine Twitter: https://twitter.com/FortuneMagazine Fo...
Did you know there are eight non-Communist parties that help the ruling Communist Party of China run the country? The political systems of the world are as unique as the countries themselves. In China, under the leadership of the CPC, non-Communist parties, organisations and individuals from across society participate in state affairs and help supervise the overall system.
With an enhanced monitoring system in place, Hong Kong people may have less need to worry about local food and pharmaceutical safety. But they do have to worry about the cost. Not only is grocery shopping more expensive, but in some districts the much loved and cheaper fresh food markets are disappearing in the name of upgrading services. With us in the studio is the Chief Executive Officer of The Link Reit, George Hongchoy. Last month’s revelation that two million doses of expired or badly stored vaccine had been sold across China since 2011 once again exposed glaring loopholes in the country’s monitoring of food and pharmaceutical products. Even official government outlets expressed outrage: Xinhua warned that the faulty vaccines could have caused disabilities and death. Many people a...
The number of Chinese tourists visiting Kenya is set to double in 2017, the tourism marketing agency has said.Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) CEO Betty Radier told Xinhua in Nairobi Thursday that approximately 69,000 Chinese tourists arrived in the country in 2016.
With one month to go, Rio de Janeiro is fully occupied with the preparation for the Olympic and Paralymic Games to be held for the first time in South America from August to September. Besides a somewhat crippling interim government, the public cast much doubt about the delayed construction of sports venues, the under-budget security, the rampant Zika virus, as well as the pollution of water game locations. Xinhua sports writer Ji Ye has worked in Rio for over two years. His recent inspection of the related places may help you get a better understanding of the truth behind. (Soundbite) Ji Ye, Xinhua Sports Writer in Rio "Construction work on Rio's Olympic Park has reached 99% completion. 5 of 9 venues at the park are ready. Media facilities and the Olympic Park hotel are ready. However so...
Speculation is rife that Dongfeng Honda Engine Co deputy general manager Li Chunrong, who has joined Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co Ltd (Geely) to oversee operations in Proton, will be appointed chief executive officer of the Malaysian automobile company. A China Press report, quoting the Xinhua state news agency, states that Li left Dongfeng Honda and joined Geely on Aug 22.
China's official news agency Xinhua reported, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook discussed user data security at a meeting on Wednesday with a top Chinese government official in Beijing. The meeting comes days after a Chinese web monitoring group published a report saying Apple users in China have been targeted in a sophisticated and widespread attack by hackers seeking private user data stored on the iCloud service. The group, Greatfire.org, has alleged Chinese government involvement in the hack, a claim the government has strongly refuted. http://news.yahoo.com/apple-ceo-discusses-security-top-chinese-official-amid-102538747--finance.html http://www.wochit.com
Delving into diplomacy: 45 years after Richard Nixon's historic visit to China, incumbent U.S. President Donald Trump's state visit to China is deemed a new starting point for bilateral relations. Xinhua Special reports. Video footage courtesy of RT, CGTN.