Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's long-held dream is to change Japan's pacifist constitution and it is high on the agenda now that he has secured another term as head of his ruling Liberal Democratic Party on Thursday. Here are some facts about the document.
2018-09-20 23:03 GMT+8
Vienna Choir Boys is a choir of sopranos and altos based in Vienna, capital of Austria. It is one of the best known boy's choirs in the world. The singers are selected mainly from Austria and, while none of the boys speaks Chinese, they can sing a Chinese song, “I Love You, China.”
2018-09-20 22:59 GMT+8
A mischievous octopus was caught on camera stealing a videographer's GoPro and swimming off with it in Russia, only to be chased by the diver. In the video, the creature is seen entangling its tentacles around the equipment and engaging in a brief scuffle with the videographer before eventually making away with it. However, the diver followed the creature, and attempted to retrieve the equipment, failing time and again. Eventually, the octopus let go of it and swam away from the scene.
2018-09-20 21:24 GMT+8
ROK president Moon Jae-in has wrapped up a three-day visit to Pyongyang where he held a summit with DPRK leader Kim Jong Un. On Wednesday, Moon held talks with Kim over lunch at the Okryugwan restaurant, which is famous for its authentic Pyongyang-style cold noodles.
2018-09-20 19:50 GMT+8
Trade tensions stirred up by the US are threatening to overshadow the growth prospects of America's two largest trading partners, the European Union (EU) and China. Economists and top officials from both sides sat down in Brussels for a discussion on the challenges and opportunities they are facing because of the trade disputes with the US.
2018-09-20 15:31 GMT+8
Russian President Vladimir Putin got his hands on a modern sniper rifle from renowned Russian weapons-maker Kalashnikov when he visited an exhibition at the Kalashnikov Concern in Patriot Park outside Moscow on Wednesday.
2018-09-20 15:03 GMT+8
Brazil's Inhotim, world's largest open-air museum, inaugurates new exhibits in September, 10 months after the departure of its founder Bernardo Paz, who was accused of money laundering.
2018-09-20 15:02 GMT+8
A dramatic video footage shows the terrifying moment of a plane failing to land at Ireland's Dublin Airport on September 19 after being caught in strong winds caused by storm Ali. The storm caused severe damage across the north of Ireland, central Scotland and the UK, as wind strength peaked at 225 km/h.
2018-09-20 13:30 GMT+8
China's sports industry has grown rapidly over the years, and is expected to be worth 5 trillion yuan by 2025. Many experts say a change of mind with innovative efforts in product design and growth model are needed to meet the challenges. In today's special series of Beyond the Wall, CGTN correspondent Han Bin gets a closer look at Kunlun Fight, a Chinese kickboxing promotion, whose innovative concept and growth model has helped to make it one of the top sports brands in the world.
2018-09-20 11:19 GMT+8
Evictions in the center of Mexico City sparked violent clashes between police and residents, resulting in multiple injuries.
2018-09-20 10:38 GMT+8
China on Wednesday successfully sent twin BeiDou-3 navigation satellites into space via a single carrier rocket. The Long March-3B carrier rocket lifted off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center at 10:07 p.m. local time. The twin satellites are the 37th and 38th editions of the BeiDou navigation system. The event also marked the 285th mission of the Long March rocket series.
2018-09-20 10:21 GMT+8
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang delivered a speech at the opening ceremony of the 12th Summer Davos Forum in Tianjin on Wednesday. CGTN spoke to foreign business representatives about what stood out for them in Li's speech and how they see China's innovation efforts.
2018-09-20 00:02 GMT+8