China's economy has recorded steady growth through the first two months of the year (00:59). Moody's has downgraded the credit outlook for the entire U.S. banking system (11:02). And a former Australian prime minister has criticized his country's nuclear submarine deal with the U.S. and UK (19:37).
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U.S. House passes bill on debt ceiling
59:46A bill to lift the U.S. government's debt ceiling has cleared its first hurdle in the House (02:37). Singapore's former foreign minister says the United States should show sincerity before talking with China (10:04). And Sevilla has won the Europa League for a seventh time (47:42).
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Chinese commerce, information ministers meet Elon Musk
1:00:13Russia calls the drone attack on its capital a terrorist act (02:38). China's defence minister is attending the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore this week (08:45). And China's information and commerce ministers meet Tesla CEO Elon Musk (33:09).
Shenzhou-16 crew aboard space station
1:01:22Six astronauts are inside China's space station after the arrival of the Shenzhou-16 crew (2:35). Moscow says Ukrainian drones have attacked the capital city, which Kyiv has denied (15:51). And Chinese player Zhang Zhizhen has made history at Roland Garros (48:50).
All set for China's Shenzhou-16 crewed mission
1:01:22China is ready to launch its Shenzhou-16 mission to the space station with the country's first civilian astronaut on board (2:33). Female scientists are in the spotlight at this year's Zhongguancun Forum (10:07). And the Turkish president has won another term (17.02).
China, DRC upgrade ties
1:01:21China and the Democratic Republic of the Congo have agreed to lift their bilateral relations to a comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership. (0:59) Moscow and Minsk have signed a deal formalizing the deployment of Russia's tactical nuclear weapons on Belarusian territory. (6:19) And in our special series, Xizang's unique culture injects vitality to the region's economy. (15:25)
Chinese envoy in France to broker peace in Ukraine conflict
59:45President Felix Tshisekedi of the Democratic Republic of the Congo will meet with Chinese leaders and sign cooperation documents during his state visit (1:01). A Chinese envoy has met with French officials to discuss a peaceful solution for the Ukraine crisis (7:50). And our special series looks at how The Tibetan language is helping promote culture in Xizang (15:21).
Russian PM pays official visit to China
59:45China and Russia are set to discuss agriculture and transport among other topics during Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin's visit. (00:59) U.S. Republican and Democratic leaders are trading barbs as the deadline for a debt default approaches. (08:39) And our special series on Xizang elaborates on ecological conservation. (14:50)
Chinese expedition team scales Mt. Qomolangma
59:45China's Peak Mission expedition team has reached the summit of the world's tallest peak and completed a technical upgrade of the world's highest automatic weather station.(05:55) Turkiye's third-place presidential election candidate is endorsing the incumbent.(15:08) And China is getting ready to launch the Shenzhou-16 crew to its space station.(25:57)