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Chinese museum debuts Japanese WWII surrender photos


A museum in central China's Hunan Province debuted 32 photos on Friday that were donated by a US veteran documenting Japan's surrender in the province in August 1945.

Private entrepreneur’s letter to premier becomes online sensation

In an unprecedeted open letter addressed to Premier Li Keqiang, Wu Hai, an ordinary private entrepreneur, vented the frustration of 20 years of dealing with government bureaucracy in China. His ...

An uplifting profession

It’s certainly not a job for the faint-hearted. On one side is a sheer rock face, and on the other side, a drop of several hundred meters.


Report finds mixed progress on treatment of female inmates in China

A recent report by a team of Renmin University of China researchers on female detainees and inmates in China’s jails has found that, although China compares well internationally in some respects, gender differences are often neglected, with provisions for conjugal and family visits the most notable problem.
Source: Global Times | 2015-4-19 18:28:01

Two pandas to arrive in Macao on April 30

The new pair of giant pandas given by China's central government as gifts to the Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) will arrive in Macao on April 30, the Office of Macao Secretary for Administration and Justice said on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-4-19 16:55:48

Cameras capture panda urinating while doing handstand

A nature reserve in northwest China's Gansu Province has captured its first film footage of some striking courtship behavior by a male panda -- urinating while doing a handstand.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-4-19 14:57:36

China concerned at reports of New Zealand-US plan to spy on diplomats

China on Sunday expressed concern about a report that New Zealand and United States spy agencies planned to hack into a data link between Chinese government buildings in Auckland.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-4-19 14:57:12

Hunan karaoke arson kills 2, injures 5

Two people were killed and five others injured on Saturday night in an arson attack on a karaoke venue in central China's Hunan Province by a customer angry over his bill, according to local police.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-4-19 14:56:43

China, Cambodia vow to enhance cooperation on law enforcement, security

China and Cambodia have vowed to further enhance bilateral cooperation on law enforcement and security.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-4-19 11:16:56

Shandong shuts coal mines to curb smog

China's eastern province of Shandong eliminated 2.88 million tonnes of outdated production capacity and closed down 13 coal mines in 2014, the provincial coal industry bureau said on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-4-19 9:30:09

China to allow guide dogs on trains

Visually impaired passengers will be allowed to take guide dogs onto trains from May 1, according to new rules announced by China Railway Corporation.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-4-19 9:25:47

Two dead, five injured in China nightclub fire

Two people were killed and five others were injured after a nightclub caught fire in central China's Hunan Province on Saturday night.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-4-19 9:21:36

Property market slides with narrowing price drops

China's real estate market continued to weaken but with narrowing price drops in March, leaving analysts to expect a further rebound with new relaxed mortgage rules.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-4-18 16:55:14

Educators commended for enhancing US-Chinese cultural exchange

Former US President Jimmy Carter has commended practitioners in the field of Chinese language teaching for their efforts to help enhance cross- cultural understanding between American and Chinese students.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-4-18 15:47:49

Gansu's wild panda population grows 15 pct

The number of wild pandas in northwest China's Gansu Province increased 15 percent to 132 between 2001 and the end of 2014, according to official survey results released on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-4-18 15:37:28

Chinese museum debuts Japanese WWII surrender photos

A museum in central China's Hunan Province debuted 32 photos on Friday that were donated by a US veteran documenting Japan's surrender in the province in August 1945.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-4-18 15:36:12