2023-10-29: News Headlines

ecns.cn (2023-10-29). China-made light rail running smoothly in Nigeria. ecns.cn The first electrified light rail in Lagos, Nigeria, made by Chinese companies is the centerpiece of a modern traffic network that offers convenient commuting for local people. It links Victoria Island with Lagos Island.

Dave DeCamp (2023-10-29). House Speaker Says Bill to Split Israel Aid from Ukraine Will be Brought to Floor. news.antiwar.com Newly elected House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) said Sunday that a stand-alone bill to provide Israel with billions more in military aid will be brought to the House floor this week instead of President Biden's $105 billion request that also includes spending for Ukraine, Taiwan, and the border. "We're going to move a stand-alone Israel …

Dave DeCamp (2023-10-29). US Says Chinese Jet Came Within 10 Feet of B-52 Bomber Over South China Sea. news.antiwar.com The US military has accused a Chinese fighter jet of making an "unsafe intercept" of a US B-52 bomber that was flying over the South China Sea on October 24. US Indo-Pacific Command said in a statement that the Chinese jet came within 10 feet of the American bomber. "We are concerned this pilot was …

Frances Kuo (2023-10-29). Wang Yi reiterates importance of maintaining a working relationship between China and the U.S. america.cgtn.com China's top diplomat Wang Yi's closely watched three-day visit to Washington ended on Saturday. | Wang met with President Joe Biden, Secretary of State Antony Blinken, other U.S. officials and had engagements with the strategic and business communities. | The talks come just weeks before the U.S. leader is scheduled to host a gathering of Asian Pacific leaders in San Francisco. | CGTN's Frances Kuo reports.

Alasdair Baverstock (2023-10-29). Acapulco struggles to rebuild after devastating Hurricane Otis. america.cgtn.com Following the devastating hurricane that hit Mexico's Pacific Coast last week, the beach resort of Acapulco is busy picking up the pieces. With the local economy dependent on tourism, the work being done is essential for the city's future. | CGTN's Alasdair Baverstock reports.

Dan Williams (2023-10-29). Maine mass shooting leaves community in shock. america.cgtn.com The healing process is beginning for residents of Lewiston, Maine. | The city is recovering from a mass shooting that led to a huge manhunt for the suspect, Army Reservist Robert Card. | CGTN's Dan Williams reports.

ecns.cn (2023-10-29). China, U.S. agree to work on Xi-Biden summit next month. ecns.cn China-U.S. relations should return to the track of sound and steady development as soon as possible to benefit both countries and the world, Foreign Minister Wang Yi told U.S. Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken on Friday, as the two sides agreed to work together for a meeting between the two heads of state next month.

ecns.cn (2023-10-29). 103-year-old Flying Tigers veteran visits Great Wall. ecns.cn Flying Tigers veteran Harry Moyer, who will turn 103 on Monday, visited the Badaling Great Wall in Beijing on Sunday.

ecns.cn (2023-10-29). Ethiopian, Kenyan runners win golds at 2023 Beijing Marathon. ecns.cn Ethiopian Deresa Geleta Ulfata and Kenyan Vibian Chepkirui took the men's and women's golds respectively.

ecns.cn (2023-10-29). Xi presides over meeting on promoting new breakthrough in full revitalization of Northeast China. ecns.cn The Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee convened a meeting on Oct 27 to review "The Guideline on Policies and Measures to Further Promote a New Breakthrough in the Full Revitalization of Northeast China in the New Era." Xi Jinping, general secretary of the CPC Central Committee, presided over the meeting.

ecns.cn (2023-10-29). Global Insights on BRI | hail for Nepal-China friendship and hope for common growth under BRI: General Secretary of Communist Party of Nepal (UML). ecns.cn Cooperation between Nepal and China has an important contribution to the development of Nepal and through the Belt and Road Initiative(BRI), both countries can achieve cooperative development, said Shankar Pokhrel, general secretary of the Communist Party of Nepal (United Marxist-Leninist), in an exclusive interview with China News Network.

ecns.cn (2023-10-29). Xizang undergoes rapid development over past decade: cultural industry insider. ecns.cn "The Xizang (Tibet) Autonomous Region is undergoing rapid development and has seen significant changes over the past decade," said Fang Kun, a member of the‚ÄÇChina Association for Preservation and Development of Tibetan Culture and founder of the Jibenggang Art Center in Lhasa.

ecns.cn (2023-10-29). China continues to strengthen actions to address climate change: MEE. ecns.cn China will prioritize addressing climate change in national governance, strengthen actions to address climate change, and promote comprehensive green transformation of economic and social development.

ecns.cn (2023-10-29). China crowns Women's Wheelchair Basketball title. ecns.cn China won the championship with a 61-30 victory over Japan.

ecns.cn (2023-10-29). Snow-capped Qilian Mountain Range under blue sky. ecns.cn Snow-capped Qilian Mountain Range under the blue sky forms a unique scenery in Qilian County, Haibei Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, northwest China's Qinghai Province.

ecns.cn (2023-10-29). Scenery of Tianshan Mountains after rain in Xinjiang. ecns.cn Spectacular landscape of fluffy clouds floating over Tianshan Mountains after a rainfall in northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, Oct. 25, 2023.

ecns.cn (2023-10-29). Two-way China-Europe freight trips open at NE China's Tongjiang Port. ecns.cn The first return train of the China-Europe freight trains, bound for Changsha in central China's Hunan Province, departed from the Tongjiang Port on Thursday, marking the opening of two-way trade at the Tongjiang Port. "ÄÄ…

ecns.cn (2023-10-29). China discovers first 110-billion-cubic-meter deep coalbed methane field. ecns.cn China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) has announced the discovery of a deep coalbed methane (CBM) field in northwest China's Shaanxi Province, with proved reserves exceeding 110 billion cubic meters.

ecns.cn (2023-10-29). New trains launched on Chengdu-Hong Kong high-speed rail route. ecns.cn The Chengdu-Hong Kong high-speed rail route is upgraded with new CR400AF-Z Fuxing intelligent trains. The CR400AF-Z Fuxing intelligent train runs at a maximum operating speed of 350 kilometers per hour and can accommodate up to 578 passengers.

ecns.cn (2023-10-29). 1,400 tons of solid wastes seized in first nine months this year by Shanghai Customs. ecns.cn Twenty metric tons of solid waste illegally imported from overseas has been intercepted by Yangshan Customs in Shanghai. "ÄÄ…

ecns.cn (2023-10-29). Biden meets Chinese foreign minister. ecns.cn For U.S.-China bilateral relations, the one-China principle and the three China-U.S. joint communiques are the most important political foundations, which must be "earnestly" maintained, and distractions must be removed, visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Friday.

ecns.cn (2023-10-29). Cyberspace authority moves to protect minor. ecns.cn The Cyberspace Administration of China will focus on rectifying prominent issues such as fabricating and disseminating illegal and harmful information, and generating explicit content with new technologies and applications, to continually create a clean cyberspace, officials from the CAC said at a news conference in Beijing on Friday.

ecns.cn (2023-10-29). Xi stresses forging strong sense of community for Chinese nation. ecns.cn Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, has stressed forging a strong sense of community for the Chinese nation to promote the high-quality development of the Party's work on ethnic affairs in the new era.

ecns.cn (2023-10-29). Carbon credit system one step closer to relaunch. ecns.cn The Ministry of Ecology and Environment has made significant progress toward relaunching the China Certified Emission Reduction program, a voluntary mechanism that will allow participants to earn and trade carbon credits.

ecns.cn (2023-10-29). Renowned epidemiologist dies age 60. ecns.cn Wu Zunyou, one of China's top epidemiologists, died on Friday at the age of 60, as reported by the Economic Observer, a financial news outlet on Friday.

ecns.cn (2023-10-29). Green concepts extend from Asian Para Games to local life in Hangzhou. ecns.cn Leveraging the momentum presented by the Asian Games and Asian Para Games, Hangzhou has integrated green and zero-waste concepts into urban development.

ecns.cn (2023-10-29). Two light rail trains collide in Hong Kong. ecns.cn At least 25 passengers were injured when two light rail trains collided during the Friday evening rush hour in Tin Shui Wai, Hong Kong. Among the injured passengers, three were in severe condition. "ÄÄ…

ecns.cn (2023-10-29). Cradle of Civilization: Suoyang City Ruins. ecns.cn Located in Gansu Province, Suoyang City Ruins integrate features of ancient city sites, ancient Buddhist temples, ancient canal systems, ancient reclamation areas, tombs and other relics.

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