China Daily (China)
BEIJING (China Daily/ ANN) - Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, sent a congratulatory message to the groundbreaking ceremony of Julius Nyerere Leadership College in Tanzania on Monday.
The college was jointly built by the Chama Cha Mapinduzi of Tanzania; South Africa’s African National Congress; the Mozambique Liberation Front; the People’s Movement for the Liberation of Angola; South West African People’s Organization of Namibia; and the Zimbabwe African National Union — Patriotic Front.
BEIJING (China Daily/ ANN) - China’s GDP growth reached 6.8 per cent year-on-year in the first half of this year, beating general market expectations, according to a government report released on Monday. Analysts said the economy remains on track but will face more challenges in the second half.
GDP growth in the second quarter was 6.7 per cent, down from 6.8 per cent in the first quarter, according to the National Bureau of Statistics.
BEIJING (China Daily/ ANN) - France winning the World Cup trophy in Russia, Chinese kitchen and bathroom appliance maker Vatti Corp is now in the spotlight — it is time for the company to deliver on a bold promise.
Vatti, as a sponsor for the French national soccer team, said a month ago that if France won the title at the 2018 FIFA World Cup, it would refund customers who made purchases of designated products between June 1 and July 3, based on invoice value.
BEIJING (China Daily/ ANN) - Eight Italian police officers are working with Chinese police in China, assisting with cases to protect the safety of Italian tourists, the Ministry of Public Security said on Monday.
The Italian police officers began patrolling in Beijing on Monday and went to Shanghai, Hangzhou and Xi’an. It is the second time Italian police have had joint patrols in China. This exchange concludes on July 29.
BEIJING (China Daily/ ANN) - China’s copyright watchdog launched a four-month national campaign on Monday to crack down on online copyright infringement, mostly targeting online reposts of articles, video clips and animation games.
The campaign will target copyright infringement in online media, particularly self-employed accounts on social media such as Weibo and WeChat. Without permission, those accounts repost news stories, take excerpts from original articles or tamper with them. The campaign will regulate such behavior in search engines, browsers, application stores, Weibo and WeChat, according to the National Copyright Administration of China.