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Netizens debate school discipline after Guangdong clarifies teachers rights

Chinese netizens are debating the rights of teachers to chastise children after education authorities in South China's Guangdong Province released draft regulations that allow teachers to punish students who violate class discipline.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/21 22:48:39

College female morality talk sparks criticism

A Chinese university is in hot water after it invited a classical culture expert to give a "female morality lecture," in which the expert allegedly discriminated against women and poor people.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/21 22:03:39

Popular apps still provide pornographic info despite recent crackdown

Some Chinese social media platforms still allow prostitution services, offer pornographic information and have low restrictions for minor users after the nation's cyberspace authority shut down nine similar platforms last week.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/21 19:23:39

National security authorities warn Chinese to be alert to foreign spies

China's national security authorities announced three cases of cyber attacks from foreign spies to steal China's intelligence information, and reminded Chinese citizens to enhance their awareness of safeguarding cyber security.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/18 23:03:40

Helmet safety concerns for Chinese front-line workers

A construction worker has deleted videos showing how his helmet was easily broken by that of construction site leadership. He had posted these on the Chinese short video platform Kuaishou, and removed them after they sparked huge concerns for the safety of Chinese workers.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/18 22:43:40

Weibo bans accounts for harmful political info

Chinese microblogging service Sina Weibo announced on Tuesday that it has shut down or banned 29 user accounts in a crackdown on spreading harmful information concerning politics, undermining national unity and inciting racial hatred.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/17 22:03:40

Top new turbofan engine to power China's carrier-based stealth fighters: specialist

The young members of a team of Chinese aero engine designers will be given an award for successfully designing and prototype testing of a new top-class turbofan engine that will help Chinese fighter jets take on their advanced foreign counterparts.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/17 18:09:37

Oldest tomb found with 'squatting' owner

Chinese archaeologists have identified an ancient grave in which a young woman has been entombed in a squatting position for 13,500 years.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/16 22:53:40

Customers flock to stores owned by CPC members

The promotion of "model" or exemplary stores whose owners or employees are members of the Communist Party of China (CPC) has not only improved sales, but attracted more people to participate in Party-building activities.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/16 22:23:40

China allows import of bananas from Cambodia

China is paving the way for Cambodian bananas to enter the Chinese market as part of increased Belt and Road cooperation between the two countries.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/11 23:08:40

Scientists developing military-grade stealth material

Chinese scientists said they will continue to research stealth and camouflage materials that can hide from a broad spectrum of electromagnetic waves, after they successfully fabricated a material that can hide a hot object from heat-sensing infrared cameras.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/9 21:53:40

Guangdong to recruit high school students for carrier-based pilot training

An experimental naval aviation class in South China's Guangdong Province will recruit 50 local middle school graduates in 2019 to train as future carrier pilots for the first time, in a move which analysts said on Tuesday is in line with the needs of the development of the Chinese military.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/9 19:18:20

Women taking up all possible roles in PLA operations

Women who are members of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) are showing valor and fortitude no less than men, as they are assigned challenging positions including operating tanks, anti-aircraft missiles, flying fighter jets, and as paratroopers and members of special operations, according to media reports.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/9 17:23:40

Absence at PLA maritime parade will prevent US from learning about Chinese Navy: experts

Friends and global counterparts of China's military won't be influenced if US warships don't participate in China's international parade of ships in late April, and the US would lose another opportunity to get to know the Chinese Navy, Chinese experts said on Monday after media reports signaled that the US will not send any of its warships to the naval review.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/8 17:51:59

Beijing parks to create 'blacklist' of uncivilized visitors

Beijing park management authorities said they are mulling the establishment of a blacklist and will use artificial intelligence to ban uncivilized visitors from entering to curb bad tourist behavior.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/7 22:38:39

Qingdao authority to remove 60k illegal tombs in Laoshan scenic zone

Qingdao authorities in East China's Shandong Province vowed strict investigation and punishment of illegal cemeteries in its Laoshan mountain scenic zone after recent reports sparked public attention on the tombs and illegal tomb trade in the area.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/7 22:33:40

Documentaries of Japanese wartime experiments discovered, likely to be new evidence

A Chinese collector of War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression (1931-45) relics claimed to have found evidence that proves Japan had a top-secret chemical and biological warfare research base in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, which could shed new light on Japanese war crimes.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/2 21:53:40

Oddly shaped Chinese combat-ready helicopter drone popular in international market

Capable of delivering precision bombardment, the weirdly shaped Chinese helicopter drone Blowfish A2 sparked interest from many countries' militaries following its flight demonstration at the 15th Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA) in Malaysia, the drone's manufacturer said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/2 18:05:13