CHINA

Fake euros popular on Taobao


Forget the bureau de change. Xiao Chun (pseudonym) sometimes buys euro coins from taobao.com, China’s largest online shopping platform owned by the New York-listed Alibaba Group, before traveling to Europe.

Hebei looks to relocate its largest and most polluting industries abroad

Hebei Province is attempting to shift its heavy industries overseas. With larger steel production capacity than Japan, Hebei is home to the most polluted cities in China.

Beijing ponders establishing a better system to treat foreigners with HIV

China is exploring a better way to treat foreign nationals living with HIV as the country reported increasing cases of HIV-infected residents.


Undeveloped areas often victims of lead pollution: research

It is a long bus ride for 80-year-old villager Zhang Zhongzhu, who lives in Wengyuan, a remote county in northern Guangdong Province, to visit his great-grandson Fubao who is receiving treatment for lead poisoning at the city hospital.
Source: Global Times | 2014-12-22 19:03:01

Mainland super-rich getting richer faster than overseas Chinese: report

The Chinese mainland super-rich are closing the wealth-accumulation gap with overseas Chinese millionaires, according to a report released Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2014-12-22 18:49:32

Hebei looks to relocate its largest and most polluting industries abroad

Hebei Province is attempting to shift its heavy industries overseas. With larger steel production capacity than Japan, Hebei is home to the most polluted cities in China.
Source: Global Times | 2014-12-22 18:28:02

Polls Apart

What do you think about home cooking services?
Source: Global Times | 2014-12-22 17:58:10

Staggered work hours won’t solve city’s traffic problems

Traffic congestion has long been a problem in Shanghai. Commuters complain about it all the time. To reduce traffic during rush hours, the Shanghai government is considering introducing a staggered work hours system, the Oriental Morning Post reported earlier this month.
Source: Global Times | 2014-12-22 17:58:10

Word Matters

“The car is merely a conveyance. It is inconvenient and a waste of parking fees to always keep it at home. But it is economical and environmentally friendly to rent it out online.”
Source: Global Times | 2014-12-22 17:58:01

Training for a trade

A Sino-Finnish joint vocational education center opened last week in Minhang district. The China-Finland Center of Excellence in Vocational Education, or the “Harmony and Love” Creative Space, serves as a platform for Shanghai education authorities, pilot schools in Minhang district and Finnish schools and education experts to work together to increase the quality of vocational education. The center is in the Qunyi Vocational and Technical School in Minhang district.
Source: Global Times | 2014-12-22 17:48:01

Spokeswoman: China opposes cyber attack targeted at third nation

China is opposed to countries or individuals that launch cyber attacks on a third country from foreign soil, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2014-12-22 17:39:20

Senior CPC official in NE China under probe

Han Xuejian, a senior official of the Communist Party of China (CPC) in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, has been put under investigation, according to the CPC disciplinary authorities.
Source: Xinhua | 2014-12-22 15:46:26

Party chief of China's national science association expelled from CPC

Shen Weichen, former Party secretary and executive vice president of the China Association for Science and Technology (CAST), has been expelled from the Communist Party of China (CPC) and dismissed from public office following a graft investigation.
Source: Xinhua | 2014-12-22 15:14:53

Chinese legislature revising law to tackle smog

Major revisions for China's air pollution control laws began on Monday as the country plans harsher punishment for offenders.
Source: Xinhua | 2014-12-22 15:13:53

China issues real estate registration rules

The State Council, China's Cabinet, has issued provisional regulations on real estate registration, according to a statement released on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2014-12-22 14:06:54

China against all forms of cyber attacks, cyberterrorism: FM

China is against all forms of cyber attacks and cyberterrorism, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told his US counterpart John Kerry during a phone conversation late Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2014-12-22 14:04:41