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Former Hong Kong chief convicted


The former chief executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR), Donald Tsang Yam-kuen became the first Hong Kong leader to be taken into custody after a court convicted him on Monday. His sentencing is due on Wednesday.

Chengdu panda keeper becomes famous after feeding video goes viral

Giant pandas, as one of the world’s most iconic animals, can always create a sensation. So getting to be the one who looks after the black and white stars, especially ...

Deng Xiaoping's approach toward Sino-US ties still provides insight today

"Deng's boosting of the establishment of Sino-US ties created a peaceful environment for the two countries. For decades, peace has been the cornerstone of the bilateral diplomacy, though there have ...


2nd carrier almost complete

China is close to completing its second aircraft carrier, which will begin service by 2020, experts said.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/21 0:18:39

China to build monitoring network for ecological security

China will build a comprehensive monitoring system by 2020 to implement its ecological "red line" strategy and supervise activities inside the nature reserves, the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/20 22:57:52

China has more than 13,000 notaries

The number of licensed notaries in China had surpassed 13,000, the China Notary Association said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/20 22:56:33

5 dead in E China car accident

Five people have died and another injured after a tow truck collided with a car on a county road in east China's Anhui Province, local authorities said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/20 22:56:09

Former Hong Kong chief convicted

The former chief executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR), Donald Tsang Yam-kuen became the first Hong Kong leader to be taken into custody after a court convicted him on Monday. His sentencing is due on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/20 22:48:39

Icy reflection

The red skies of dawn are reflected in the still-frozen waters of the Forbidden City moat on Tuesday morning in Beijing. Snow is expected to fall in the city on Tuesday, according to the weather forecast.
Source: CFP | 2017/2/20 22:13:39

Govt takes steps to tighten regulation of diplomatic cars

China has rolled out stricter measures to manage diplomatic vehicles since January, and vowed to strictly implement the rules for traffic violations.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/20 22:03:39

Lanzhou moots diverting water from Baikal

According to a statement from Lanzhou Urban & Rural Planning and Design Institute, since China has reached an agreement with Russia to construct a highway network and a gas pipeline, the institute is suggesting that it would not be too difficult to build a water pipeline from Lake Baikal.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/20 21:48:39

Chinese scientists capable of reviving mammoths: report

Chinese scientists have claimed they have the expertise to bring back the extinct mammoth, with the only obstacle being a suitable surrogate, as they have already restored the cells of this animal.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/20 21:48:39

Some cities have not taken enough action during smog alerts: MEP

Certain cities have not properly implemented emergency systems that are supposed to kick in when heavy air pollution alerts are declared, the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) revealed Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/20 17:43:39

Thriving Shenzhen tells tale of an old man and the city

"I should have stopped my second son from going to Hong Kong 40 years ago," said Deng Zhibiao, 75, at his home in Shenzhen, South China's Guangdong Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/20 17:43:39

Chengdu panda keeper becomes famous after feeding video goes viral

Giant pandas, as one of the world’s most iconic animals, can always create a sensation. So getting to be the one who looks after the black and white stars, especially when they are babies, can land one in the limelight too.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/20 16:06:53

All vehicles in Bayingol, Xinjiang to install navigation system to ‘safeguard stability’

All vehicles in Bayingol Mongolian Autonomous Prefecture in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region must install the Beidou Navigation Satellite System starting Monday to “safeguard stability” in the prefecture, local authorities said.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/20 15:03:39