ecns ecns zh-cn <![CDATA[A record 4,403 athletes to compete at Tokyo Paralympic Games]]>Sports record 4,403 athletes will compete at the Tokyo Paralympic Games to kick off on Tuesday night, International Paralympic Committee spokesman Craig Spence said.2021-08-24 14:37:16<![CDATA[Bach arrives in Tokyo for Paralympics opening ceremony]]>Sports Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has arrived in Tokyo and will attend the opening ceremony of the Paralympic Games Tuesday night.2021-08-24 14:37:16<![CDATA[Pentagon moves to mandate COVID-19 vaccine for all U.S. military members]]>Military U.S. Defense Department said Monday that it is moving to mandate COVID-19 vaccine for all military service members, following the full approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine announced earlier in the day by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).2021-08-24 14:36:40<![CDATA[Cold weather, strong winds hit Aussie state]]>Society, snow and gale-force winds have broken a bout of unseasonably warm temperatures in the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW).2021-08-24 14:36:40<![CDATA[S.Korea reports 3,062 new cases of COVID-19 variants in past week]]>Society Korea reported 3,062 new cases of COVID-19 variants for the past week, bringing the total number of such cases to 16,842, the health authorities said Tuesday.2021-08-24 14:36:40<![CDATA[Winter sports industry in China gets massive boost in prelude to Olympics]]>Sports has been making great efforts to boost the country's winter sports industry in preparation for the upcoming 2022 Winter Olympics next February, financial news portal reported in an Aug 22 article.2021-08-24 14:36:40<![CDATA[China's inactivated vaccines effective against Delta variant: Singaporean media]]>Society's inactivated vaccines can provide excellent protection from severe symptoms caused by the Delta variant of COVID-19, a Singaporean newspaper has cited a latest research report as saying.2021-08-24 14:36:40<![CDATA[India's COVID-19 tally rises to 32,474,773 with 25,467 new infections]]>Society's COVID-19 tally rose to 32,474,773 on Tuesday, as 25,467 new cases were registered during the past 24 hours across the country, showed the federal health ministry's latest data.2021-08-24 14:36:40<![CDATA[Cancellations of global education partnerships not new, ministry says]]>Society Ministry of Education said on Monday that news reports about it canceling 286 international partnerships with education institutions and programs were based on old information.2021-08-24 14:36:40<![CDATA[Transportation sector improving service, minister says]]>Business transportation sector has improved the quality of service to benefit people, the transport minister said.2021-08-24 14:25:44<![CDATA[Only 64 survivors of Nanjing Massacre remain]]>Society Jiaqing, a survivor of the Nanjing Massacre, passed away at 96 on Monday.2021-08-24 14:25:44<![CDATA[New energy vehicles rev up development for Hainan FTZ]]>Business overall construction plan of the Hainan Free Trade Zone highlights the development of smart new energy vehicles, which are regarded as a stimulus to boost the region's advanced manufacturing sector.2021-08-24 14:25:44<![CDATA[Singapore encourages other ASEAN countries to leverage digital connectivity with western China]]>Economy China-Singapore (Chongqing) International Dedicated Connectivity (IDC) launched in 2019 has enabled companies in ASEAN to better provide digital services for Western China via the connection through Singapore and vice versa.2021-08-24 13:07:41<![CDATA[Kathy Hochul to be sworn in as New York State's first female governor]]>Politics York State is set to have its first female governor starting from Tuesday as incumbent governor Andrew Cuomo's resignation takes effect at the same time.2021-08-24 13:07:41<![CDATA[Central gov't official says policy towards Hong Kong will not change]]>Politics Chinese central government's policy towards the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) will not change, Huang Liuquan, deputy head of the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council, said Tuesday.2021-08-24 13:06:30<![CDATA[Washington's uncertain China policy hurting U.S. business: Forbes]]>Politics Biden administration's lack of a clear agenda on trade and investment policy toward China has created uncertainty that is hurting American companies, reported American business magazine Forbes on Saturday.2021-08-24 11:19:51<![CDATA[Xi congratulates Hichilema on election as Zambian president]]>Politics 10:56:22<![CDATA[China's UN envoy urges 'a way out' of Yemen's 'predicament']]>Politics Chinese envoy to the United Nations on Monday called on all parties in Yemen and the international community to "step up their efforts to find a way out of the current predicament".2021-08-24 10:47:21<![CDATA[Chinese mainland reports 1 new locally transmitted COVID-19 case]]>Society Chinese mainland on Monday reported one new locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 case in Henan Province, the National Health Commission said in its daily report on Tuesday.2021-08-24 10:21:14<![CDATA[162 delegations to attend Tokyo Paralympic Games]]>Sports total of 162 delegations will attend the Tokyo Paralympic Games to kick off at the Olympic Stadium Tuesday night, organizers have confirmed.2021-08-24 10:20:08<![CDATA[Bluefin Tuna reappears in Danish sea area]]>Photo from Aqua DTU (Technical University of Denmark) detect the activities of Bluefin Tuna in Skagen, Denmark, August 23, 2021. Those Bluefin Tuna swam back to the Danish sea area after disappeared for about 50 years.2021-08-24 09:44:42<![CDATA[Splendid sunrise seen from international space station]]>Photo International Space Station releases a splendid sunrise photograph when the spacecraft orbits above the southeast coast of Brazil on the Atlantic ocean, August 18, 2021. 2021-08-24 09:39:47<![CDATA[Cell: No evidence of novel coronavirus originating from a laboratory]]>Sci-tech is no scientific evidence that the novel coronavirus leaked from a laboratory. Instead, it most likely jumped from animals to humans, top international experts wrote in an article published in the U.S. science journal Cell last week.2021-08-24 09:24:03<![CDATA[China's Mach 30 wind tunnel expected to be completed in 2022, help develop aerospace, hypersonic aircraft]]>Sci-tech's latest, world-leading hypervelocity wind tunnel that can simulate a speed of Mach 30 at high altitude is expected to finish construction in 2022, and will contribute to the country's hypersonic and aerospace aircraft programs.2021-08-24 09:17:27<![CDATA[Nanjing loosens exit rules on COVID-19 test certificates]]>Photo, which witnessed the country's latest resurgence of coronavirus cluster infections attributable to the Delta variant, cleared all medium- and high-risk areas for COVID-19 on Aug. 19. From Aug. 23, people leaving Nanjing by rail, highway, waterway, etc. will no longer be required to provide negative nucleic acid test certificates. 2021-08-24 09:16:53<![CDATA[Nighttime consumption up: report]]>Economy sales of foods and beverages are recovering in China this summer, mostly thanks to the convenience of the quick deliveries offered by online platforms amid a receding COVID-19 pandemic, a market report found.2021-08-24 09:09:10<![CDATA[People busy with farm work as scorching summer ends]]>Photo marks the Chushu of the solar terms. The scorching summer is going to pass by after this day.2021-08-24 09:05:38<![CDATA[SCO forum, Smart China Expo kick off in Chongqing]]>Economy China-Shanghai Cooperation Organization forum on the digital economy and Smart China Expo 2021 kicked off at Chongqing International Expo Center in Chongqing on Monday morning.2021-08-24 08:57:47<![CDATA[World leaders, officials blast U.S. pullout for causing Afghan chaos, 'catastrophe']]>Politics United States' irresponsible pullout has caused chaos and "catastrophe" in Afghanistan, and is condemned by world leaders and officials.2021-08-24 08:55:05<![CDATA[Digital yuan debuts in futures transaction]]>Economy's digital fiat currency, or the e-CNY, has been used for the first time for transactions in the domestic futures market, the China Securities Journal reported on Monday.2021-08-24 08:52:38<![CDATA[Xi inspects forest farm in Hebei Province]]>Politics Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, on Monday visited a forest farm in north China's Hebei Province. 2021-08-24 08:51:30<![CDATA[National delegation introduces 14th Five-Year Plan opportunities for Hong Kong]]>Economy first of a series of activities on the introduction of the outline of the 14th Five-Year Plan (2021-2025) for national socio-economic development was held here Monday.2021-08-24 08:48:45<![CDATA[China's inactivated vaccines effective against Delta variant: study]]>Society COVID-19 vaccines developed by China curbed the spread of the Delta variant during a May outbreak in Guangzhou city in south China, a study has shown.2021-08-24 08:45:53<![CDATA[China urges probe into U.S. bio-lab over coronavirus 'lab-leak' theory]]>Politics Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Wang Wenbin on Monday urged the United States to stop levelling unwarranted accusations against other countries concerning coronavirus origins tracing and conduct investigations on its own laboratories.2021-08-24 08:44:18<![CDATA[Beijing sets sights on higher-level open economy]]>Economy will align with high-level international economic and trade rules as it pushes to establish a new system for a higher-level open economy, a top commerce official said on Monday.2021-08-24 08:43:45<![CDATA[Heavy rain forecast for rest of week]]>Society is expected to continue across China this week, with some provinces suspending production, closing roads, issuing alerts and evacuating residents to prevent flooding disasters.2021-08-24 08:40:59<![CDATA[U.S. urged to suspend its initiative, disruption of exchanges]]>Politics urged the United States on Monday to correct its wrong practice of using a so-called initiative to contain China and to stop disturbing normal bilateral communication and cooperation in areas such as science and people-to-people exchanges.2021-08-24 08:33:55<![CDATA[U.S. COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, deaths continue to climb]]>Society COVID-19 new cases, hospitalizations, deaths continue to climb due to the spread of the highly contagious Delta variant, showed data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).2021-08-24 08:29:48<![CDATA[U.S. engages with Taliban daily as Aug. 31 deadline approaches]]>Politics National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan said on Monday that the United States is engaging with the Taliban on a daily basis as the ongoing Afghan evacuation faces the Aug. 31 deadline.2021-08-24 08:29:08<![CDATA[Shooting in U.S. Portland leaves one man dead]]>Society shooting inside an Old Town bar in U.S. Portland on Sunday killed a 25-year-old man, police said on Monday.2021-08-24 08:24:42<![CDATA[Biden urges unvaccinated Americans to receive shots amid rapid spread of Delta variant]]>Politics President Joe Biden on Monday urged unvaccinated individuals to receive their shots amid the rapid spread of highly contagious COVID-19 Delta variant.2021-08-24 08:23:39<![CDATA[Int'l army games kick off in Russia]]>Military President Vladimir Putin declared the opening of the International Army Games 2021 in a Moscow suburb on Monday.2021-08-24 08:22:34<![CDATA[IMF's largest SDR allocation in history takes effect]]>Economy announced on Monday that its new allocation of Special Drawing Rights equivalent to 650 billion U.S. dollars, the largest in the IMF's history, comes into effect, in an effort to help countries recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.2021-08-24 08:22:34<![CDATA[China's internet health services gathering steam amid COVID-19]]>Economy health services, supported by government policies and information technology, are gathering steam in China, a process partly hastened due to COVID-19.2021-08-24 00:23:48<![CDATA[FDA grants full approval to Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine]]>Sci-tech U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Monday granted full approval to the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for people age 16 and older.2021-08-24 00:22:10<![CDATA[China-Arab States Expo big opportunity to strengthen trade, economic ties: experts]]>Economy experts see the China-Arab States Expo as a big opportunity and an important platform for promoting trade and economic relations between the two sides.2021-08-24 00:20:40<![CDATA[COVID-19's third wave fear looms large in India: experts]]>Society of a third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic looms large in India even as an expert panel set up by an institute under the federal government suggested three likely scenarios for the third wave based on the level of unlocking process, reported the Press Trust of India (PTI) on Monday.2021-08-24 00:10:01<![CDATA[China donates 300,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses to Ethiopia]]>Politics on Monday morning received 300,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses donated by the Chinese government.2021-08-23 23:38:38<![CDATA[IMF's largest SDR allocation in history takes effect]]>Economy International Monetary Fund (IMF) announced on Monday that its new allocation of Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) equivalent to 650 billion U.S. dollars, the largest in the IMF's history, comes into effect, in an effort to help countries recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.2021-08-23 23:37:37<![CDATA[China to pull out of Asian Table Tennis Championships]]>Sports's table tennis team has decided to withdraw from the upcoming Asian Championships, the Chinese Table Tennis Association (CTTA) announced on Monday.2021-08-23 23:18:32<![CDATA[China's market regulator steps up food safety checks]]>Economy's top market regulator has urged local authorities to conduct thorough investigations into potential food safety violations after such breaches were found in some popular food brands.2021-08-23 22:45:57<![CDATA[Chinese Foreign Ministry: U.S. sanctions on Russia 'hegemonic']]>Politics Foreign Ministry spokesperson Monday denounced U.S. recent sanctions against Russia, saying it exposed Washington's hegemonic thinking.2021-08-23 20:27:06<![CDATA[China's inactivated vaccines effective against Delta variant: study]]>Society COVID-19 vaccines developed by China curbed the spread of the Delta variant during a May outbreak in Guangzhou city in south China, a study has shown.2021-08-23 19:20:56<![CDATA[China's rover travels over 1 km on Mars]]>Sci-tech's Mars rover Zhurong had traveled more than 1,000 meters on the surface of the red planet as of Monday, the Lunar Exploration and Space Program Center of the China National Space Administration (CNSA) said.2021-08-23 18:50:47<![CDATA[World's highest-altitude highway opens to traffic in Tibet ]]>Video Lhasa-Nagqu section of the Beijing-Tibet highway began operation on Saturday.2021-08-23 17:37:04<![CDATA[NEVs make their way into China's rural market]]>Society Helong, a resident of Jinxi County, east China's Jiangxi Province, visited several automobile dealerships recently, as he is in the market to buy his second new energy vehicle (NEV).2021-08-23 17:18:38<![CDATA[Digital yuan debuts in futures transaction]]>Economy's digital fiat currency, or the e-CNY, has been used for the first time for transactions in the domestic futures market, the China Securities Journal reported on Monday.2021-08-23 17:18:38<![CDATA[China urges Pakistan to 'severely punish' vehicle blast attackers]]>Politics on Monday called for the swift arrest of the attackers behind a vehicle blast in Pakistan's southwest Balochistan province which killed two children and injured three others including a Chinese national.2021-08-23 17:02:01<![CDATA[Chinese man forks out to reproduce Sanxingdui relic ]]>ECNS Wire video blogger nicknamed Cai Qian, born after 1995, copied the gold stick -- a Sanxingdui cultural relic by using 900 grams of gold.2021-08-23 16:24:28<![CDATA[Russia celebrates national flag day]]>Photo street is decorated with white-blue-red flags in Moscow, the capital of Russia, on August 22, 2021. Russia celebrates National Flag Day every August 22. This year was also the 30-year-anniversary since Russia officially used the national flag.2021-08-23 16:12:06<![CDATA[Tropical Storm Henri makes landfall in Northeast America]]>Photo man ties the rope on the dock in the Queens District, New York City, United States on August 22, 2021. Tropical Storm Henri landed near Westerly, the coastal town in Rhode Island on Sunday. The storm majorly influenced the northeast areas of the U.S., bringing a wide range of rain and heavy wind to those places.2021-08-23 16:07:53<![CDATA[South Africa zoo locks visitors in cages for lions' viewing pleasure]]>Photo released on August 23, 2021 shows a lion climbs onto the cage in which two visitors are locked inside at a sanctuary in Harrismith, South Africa. A lion protection zone in South Africa has rolled out a service that allows visitors to closely interact with lions by standing in the iron cage while leaving lions to linger around.2021-08-23 16:01:53<![CDATA[World's highest expressway opens to traffic]]>Society world's highest expressway, running between the city of Nagqu and Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, went into operation on Saturday, with the opening of the final 227-km section between Nagqu and Yangbajain.2021-08-23 15:47:06<![CDATA[Positive achievements sought at November WTO conference]]>Business hopes positive achievements will be made at the 12th Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization, scheduled to take place in November, to enhance the confidence of the international community in the effectiveness and authority of the WTO, according to Vice-Minister of Commerce and Deputy China International Trade Representative Wang Shouwen on Monday.2021-08-23 15:43:38<![CDATA[China stepping up efforts to boost free trade agreements]]>Business aims to sign more free trade agreements while upgrading existing FTAs to further its opening-up, according to a top commerce official.2021-08-23 15:43:38<![CDATA[Scientists look to name and rank heatwaves]]>Society in Greece are planning to name and rank heatwaves in an effort to raise awareness of what climate experts have described as "silent killers".2021-08-23 14:41:51<![CDATA[Iran to engage in 'reasonable' nuclear negotiations: foreign minister nominee]]>Politics is willing to engage in "reasonable" negotiations that serve the Iranian people's interests, said foreign minister-designate Hossein Amir-Abdollahian on Sunday in Iran's parliament.2021-08-23 14:41:51<![CDATA[Hurricane warning downgraded to tropical warning in northeast U.S.]]>Society hurricane warning for Long Island, the southern coast of New England and Block Island in the northeast of the United States has been changed to a tropical storm warning, said an updated advisory from the National Hurricane Center (NHC) on Sunday morning.2021-08-23 14:41:51<![CDATA[Australian leaders say vaccination the path out of lockdown]]>Society the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) recorded its third day of over 800 COVID-19 cases on Monday, state authorities urged citizens to shift focus to vaccinations as the path out of the prolonged lockdown.2021-08-23 14:37:35<![CDATA[China's Great Wall Motors buys plant in Brazil]]>Business Wall Motors, China's leading sport utility vehicle (SUV) and pickup manufacturer, has signed an agreement with Daimler AG on the acquisition of the German carmaker's plant in Brazil.2021-08-23 14:37:35<![CDATA[Foreign investors increase holdings of Chinese financial assets]]>Economy investors are still increasing their holdings of Chinese financial assets, International Financial News reported on Monday.2021-08-23 14:37:35<![CDATA[S. Korean president's approval rating falls to 41.6 pct: poll]]>Politics Korean President Moon Jae-in's approval rating fell 0.4 percentage points from a week earlier to 41.6 percent last week, a weekly poll showed on Monday.2021-08-23 14:37:35<![CDATA[Beijing cleared of medium, high risk areas for COVID-19]]>Society has been cleared of medium and high-risk areas for COVID-19 with the last medium-risk area being downgraded to low-risk on Monday.2021-08-23 14:20:45<![CDATA[India reports 25,072 new COVID-19 cases]]>Society's COVID-19 tally rose to 32,449,306 on Monday, as 25,072 new cases were registered during the past 24 hours across the country, showed the health ministry's latest data.2021-08-23 14:20:45<![CDATA[Yungang Grottoes opens No. 19 cave with statues of Buddha, son ]]>ECNS Wire 19 cave, one of the oldest of Yungang Grottoes, opened to the public Saturday after 40 days of digital information collection.2021-08-23 14:09:32<![CDATA[S. Korea, U.S. nuke envoys discuss humanitarian aid to DPRK]]>Politics envoys of South Korea and the United States met here on Monday on humanitarian aid to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), urging Pyongyang to return to the dialogue table.2021-08-23 13:15:14<![CDATA[Xi sends congratulatory letter to China-SCO forum on digital economy, Smart China Expo]]>Politics President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory letter to a China-Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) forum on digital economy and the Smart China Expo 2021, which both opened Monday in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality.2021-08-23 13:15:14<![CDATA[Wuhan lab leak theory more about politics than science: The Guardian]]>Society Wuhan lab leak theory is more about politics than science, The Guardian newspaper reported Sunday.2021-08-23 13:15:14<![CDATA[Fifth China-Arab States Expo opens to public]]>ECNS Wire fifth China-Arab States Expo opened to the public on Saturday in Yinchuan City, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region.2021-08-23 13:07:34<![CDATA[Residents enjoy autumn time at suburbs in Beijing]]>Photo set up tents at the campground by Jinhai Lake, a scenic spot at the Pinggu district, Beijing, China, August 21, 2021. It has turned cool as autumn falls.2021-08-23 11:39:26<![CDATA[Buildings used for modern service industry in Shenzhen nearing completion]]>Photo taken on August 21, 2021 shows the construction sites of the Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Modern Service Industry Cooperation Zone, Shenzhen, Guangdong Province. Main structures of 226 buildings in the zone had been capped, with 195 of them put into use. A "four vertical and ten horizontal road network" structure has basically formed.2021-08-23 11:35:05<![CDATA[South Africans form long queues as virus jabs opened to all adults]]>Society Africans formed queues hundreds of meters long to get their COVID-19 shots on Friday, after the government made vaccinations available to all adults in order to hasten a rollout beset by challenges and delays.2021-08-23 11:02:41<![CDATA[U.S. divisions prove fatal in pandemic]]>Society United States' polarized politics has accelerated the spread of misinformation about COVID-19 and undermined the country's fight against the pandemic, researchers said.2021-08-23 10:41:58<![CDATA[Nagqu-Lhasa section of G6 Beijing-Lhasa expressway opens to traffic]]>Photo photo taken on June 28 shows the Nagqu-Lhasa expressway runs across the snow mountain. The Nagqu-Yangbajain road took a trial operation on August 21, marking the Nagqu-Lhasa section of G6 Beijing-Lhasa expressway has been fully open to traffic. It's also the highest highway in the world.2021-08-23 10:26:10<![CDATA[Box girders erected on sections of Indonesia's Jakarta-Bandung High Speed Railway]]>Photo taken on August 22, 2021 shows box girders on the railway of Indonesia's Jakarta-Bandung High Speed Railway. The erection of box girders on the railway was completed on Sunday. The high-risk project, built on DK1114 bridge, marked as a breakthrough of the railway's construction.2021-08-23 10:19:02<![CDATA[Chinese mainland reports 21 new COVID-19 cases, all imported]]>Society Chinese mainland on Sunday reported 21 imported COVID-19 cases but no new locally transmitted cases, the National Health Commission said in its daily report on Monday. 2021-08-23 10:09:19<![CDATA[Comicomment: Don't let political virus become accomplice of Covid-19]]>ECNS Wire knows no borders and no country could win the battle alone. The Unites States have been fixated on political manipulation and blame game, while ignoring their people's urgent need to fight the pandemic and the international demand for cooperation on this front, which has caused a tragic loss of many lives.2021-08-23 10:04:35<![CDATA[U.S. urged to repair ties under new envoy]]>Politics researchers voiced optimism on Sino-U.S. bilateral ties after the White House announced its choice for the next top envoy to China, and they urged the United States to stop worsening one of the world's most critical bilateral relationships.2021-08-23 09:38:23<![CDATA[Giant panda cub celebrates 1st birthday at U.S. zoo]]>Panda one enjoyed a bigger birthday party than Xiao Qi Ji did in Washington on Saturday.2021-08-23 09:01:38<![CDATA[Cross-border use of RMB hits record high: report]]>Economy share of the Chinese currency the renminbi (RMB) in cross-border payments hit a record high in 2020 and continued to gain steam, according to a report on the internationalization of the RMB published by the China Banking Association.2021-08-23 08:34:48<![CDATA[Pentagon chief orders U.S. airlines to assist Afghan evacuation]]>Politics Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin ordered U.S. airlines to provide 18 aircraft to support evacuation missions from Afghanistan, the Pentagon said on Sunday.2021-08-23 08:14:04<![CDATA[Chinese Paralympic delegation chief expecting best from athletes]]>Sports Haidi, the chef de mission for China at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics, said on Sunday that she expected the Chinese athletes to deliver good performances in the upcoming sports gala.2021-08-23 08:14:04<![CDATA[Anti-Taliban fighters evict Taliban from districts in Afghanistan's northern Baghlan]]>Politics opposing the Taliban have evicted Taliban fighters from three districts in Afghanistan's northern Baghlan province, but the Taliban fighters have recaptured one of them.2021-08-23 08:14:04<![CDATA[Death toll from earthquake in Haiti rises to 2,207]]>鏂伴椈涓績 number of people killed by the 7.2-magnitude earthquake on Aug. 14 in Haiti has risen to 2,207, with 344 still missing, the country's civil protection agency reported on Sunday.2021-08-23 08:10:50<![CDATA[Thousands without power as Tropical Storm Henri makes landfall near U.S. Rhode Island]]>Society Storm Henri made landfall at 12:15 p.m. Sunday near Westerly, Rhode Island, with winds of 60 mph, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said, as thousands of customers without power braced for the full effect of the storm.2021-08-23 08:10:50<![CDATA[Biden says troops deployment in Afghanistan beyond Aug. 31 under discussion]]>Politics President Joe Biden said on Sunday that extending troops deployment for the evacuation mission in Afghanistan beyond the Aug. 31 deadline has been under discussion.2021-08-23 08:10:50<![CDATA[ 7 Afghan civilians killed amid chaos at Kabul airport: British ministry ]]>Politics Afghan civilians were killed amid chaos near the Kabul airport as people swarmed the area in hopes of boarding an evacuation flight following the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, Britain's Ministry of Defense said Sunday.2021-08-22 18:48:34<![CDATA[HKMA chief says Hong Kong resilient as global financial hub ]]>Politics Kong remains resilient as a global financial hub favored by investors and businesses from around the world despite external uncertainties and challenges, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority Eddie Yue has said.2021-08-22 17:33:42<![CDATA[China's power generation increases 13.2 pct in Jan-July]]>Society's power generation continued to see double-digit growth in the first seven months of 2021, with power generated by clean energy growing rapidly.2021-08-22 14:36:08<![CDATA[China's natural gas output up 9.8 pct in July]]>Economy country's natural gas output totaled 15.8 billion cubic meters last month, rising 9.8 percent year on year, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).2021-08-22 14:36:08 米奇影音777第四色,888第米奇四色极速视频,777米奇第四在线观看,777米奇第四影院俺要去四色