World urged to help Afghans as Chinese aid arrives in Kabul

A Taliban fighter stands guard as people receive food rations distributed by a Chinese humanitarian aid group, during the holy month of Ramadan, in Kabul, Afghanistan on April 30, 2022. (EBRAHIM NOROOZI / AP PHOTO) The international community is being called upon to give assistance to Afghanistan as recent drought, a conflict-induced economic crisis, and […]

Afghanistan quake kills at least 1,000, toll expected to rise

In this image taken from video from Bakhtar State News Agency, Taliban fighters secure a government helicopter to evacuate injured people in Gayan district, Paktika province, Afghanistan, June 22, 2022. An earthquake struck eastern Afghanistan early Wednesday, killing at least 920 people, authorities said. (BAKHTAR STATE NEWS AGENCY VIA AP) KABUL – The death toll […]

New leadership blessed with quality needed to govern

The central government earlier appointed 26 principal officials of the sixth-term government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, marking another success for the implementation of “patriots administering Hong Kong”. The new governance team exhibits five qualities that give the people of Hong Kong much hope for leading the city to scale new heights. First […]

At least 1,000 dead as strong quake hits Afghanistan

In this image taken from video from Bakhtar State News Agency, Taliban fighters secure a government helicopter to evacuate injured people in Gayan district, Paktika province, Afghanistan, June 22, 2022. An earthquake struck eastern Afghanistan early Wednesday, killing at least 920 people, authorities said. (BAKHTAR STATE NEWS AGENCY VIA AP) KABUL – The death toll […]

Insurance has slowly become part of our lives

Editor's note: Decades of reform and opening-up have not only turned China into the world's second-largest economy but also helped its commercial insurance industry prosper. A veteran journalist with China Daily tries to analyze how the Chinese people look at insurance. A bank employee (center) addresses customers' queries on pension account in Yangzhou, Jiangsu province. […]

Hong Kong residents should offer a helping hand to the disabled

Sports viewers around the world have been mightily impressed by the brave and dedicated disabled athletes who competed in the recent Summer Paralympics in Japan and Winter Paralympics in China, and in last month’s Invictus Games. There are also many more similar gatherings, such as the Deaflympics and the Defi sportif. These international competitions provide […]

Young employees are seeking jobs with strong working vibe and company ethics

As economies around the world begin to rebound after COVID-19 and unemployment rates in countries like the United States and United Kingdom reach new lows, companies are finding themselves in an increasingly fierce competition to not only recruit but also to retain staff.  Though Hong Kong has largely been spared the “great resignation” that has […]