'Mercy' releases cause environmental damage, animal deaths

Half of around 1,000 small animals, including foxes and minks, that were freed in the village of Qiongtai in East China's Zhejiang Province died after little more than a week, triggering nationwide criticism over the poorly thought-out release.

MPS enhances checks of entertainment venues

China’s Ministry of Public Security (MPS) will strengthen the regulation of entertainment venues to prevent the rebound of crimes related to gambling and prostitution, according to a statement posted on the ministry’s website on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2015-11-26 0:53:13

Differing climate duties key to talks: minister

China has called for the upcoming Paris Climate Conference to realistically address the difference in capabilities and responsibilities between developed and developing countries.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-11-26 0:48:41

Tibetan monks in Qinghai to be educated on separatism

Officials will be deployed in Tibetan Buddhist monasteries to guard against continued overseas influence of separatism on monks in Northwest China’s Qinghai Province, according to local officials.
Source: Global Times | 2015-11-26 0:48:40

Beijing heightens indoor smoking ban supervision

Beijing health authorities vowed to strengthen supervision of indoor smoking as the number of indoor smokers rebounds in winter, stressing that officials are not exempt from the implementation of the capital’s “strictest” smoking ban.
Source: Global Times | 2015-11-26 0:48:40

CEE leaders invited to China take bullet train ride

Leaders from Central and Eastern European (CEE) nations took a ride on a China-made bullet train on Wednesday from Suzhou, Jiangsu Province to Shanghai, at the invitation of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-11-26 0:48:31

China lodges protests against UNHCR for blocking deportations

Thai police deported two illegal aliens to China on November 13 after Beijing lodged a protest against the Bangkok office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) for interfering, public security authorities told the Global Times on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2015-11-26 0:43:02

Nearly 600 Beijingers fined after breaking smoking ban

Five months after Beijing introduced a tough smoking ban, 217 organizations and 598 individuals have been fined for breaking the regulation, local authorities said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-11-25 23:45:50

China issues pro-trade customs measures

The General Administration of Customs (GAC)has rolled out 18 measures to buoy China's sinking foreign trade, its spokesperson said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-11-25 23:43:25

Philanthropic health services to be delivered to poor areas

Maternal health services will be delivered to women in underdeveloped areas as a motorcade of 40 donated medical vans set off from Beijing on Wednesday
Source: Xinhua | 2015-11-25 23:43:09

Police crack down on organized gambling, prostitution

Chinese police will start a crackdown on gambling and prostitution, focusing on gangs that offer protection for such illegal activities, according to the Ministry of Public Security.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-11-25 23:34:13

China awards model Ebola fighters

China held a ceremony to award individuals and groups for their outstanding work in fighting against Ebola both at home and in African countries on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-11-25 20:48:02

Mainland official stresses 1992 Consensus on cross-Strait affairs

The Chinese mainland is willing to communicate with political parties or organizations in Taiwan as long as they accept the "1992 Consensus" endorsing the one-China principle, said an official on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-11-25 19:46:49

China criticizes Philippines over South China Sea arbitration

A Foreign Ministry spokesperson on Wednesday criticized the Philippines as tribunal in the Hague began hearing a case initiated by the Philippines over the South China Sea.
Source: Xinhua | 2015-11-25 19:45:14