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EU won't sanction France, Italy on budget yet

[2014-11-28 21:51]

The European Union head office is opting not to sanction two of its biggest economies just yet for missing public finance targets and instead will give France and Italy until the spring to come up with better plans to cut their debts and deficits.

China tests free WiFi service on train

[2014-11-28 20:23]

Passengers on a train from Guangzhou to Hong Kong enjoyed free wireless network access on Friday, marking the first WiFi access service on Chinese trains.

Direct flight to link Kunming with Paris

[2014-11-28 20:14]

A regular direct air route between Kunming, capital of southwest China's Yunnan Province, and Paris, is expected to be launched on December 18, said the Yunnan Branch of China Eastern Airlines on Friday.

PLA brooks no corrupt figures

[2014-11-28 19:56]

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) is getting tougher on corruption, reflecting the Party's resolution to "purify" the army.

Dutch Queen promotes universal access to finance

[2014-11-28 19:49]

Queen Maxima of the Netherlands said on Friday that she was impressed with China's commitment to build a more inclusive financial system that benefits countries and peoples across the world.

New share listing system reaches approval stage

[2014-11-28 19:39]

The draft of a registration-based new share listing system has been completed will be reported to the State Council by Sunday.

Top S China provincial political advisor under investigation

[2014-11-28 19:44]

A top political advisor in South China's Guangdong province is under investigation for suspected "serious discipline and law violations," official sources said Friday.

Logistics of Silk Road Economic Belt move forward

[2014-11-28 19:41]

A forum on logistics and foreign trade in the Silk Road Economic Belt began in Central China's Henan province on Friday.

China to raise oil product consumption tax

[2014-11-28 19:30]

China will raise the consumption tax on oil products from Saturday, the first adjustment since the previous increase in 2009, the country's top finance and taxation departments jointly announced Friday.

WHO advises male Ebola survivors to abstain from sex

[2014-11-28 19:18]

Men who recover from Ebola should abstain from sex for three months to minimise the risk of passing the virus on in their semen, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Friday.

China's rugby hopefuls get lesson from the best

[2014-11-28 19:16]

China's would-be rugby union Olympians received tips and advice from the world's top sevens team when members of New Zealand's All Blacks Sevens, already among the medal favorites for the 2016 Rio Games, arrived in Beijing on Wednesday.

Sarkozy's back - but can he regain the presidency?

[2014-11-28 18:56]

Nicolas Sarkozy is the frontrunner as French conservatives choose their new leader over the next two days, a crucial step in his bid to win back the country's presidency.

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