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Party theory learning app a hit in China

Learning Party theory through phone applications has apparently become a new trend in China, as Xuexiqiangguo, an educational application developed by the Publicity Department of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, has been a hit on operating systems in China, including Apple's IOS and Android platforms.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/14 23:03:40

China builds expansive system for the needy

After 40 years of development, China has built a social assistance system that covers people with low subsistence, the disabled, homeless and underage.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/14 21:58:40

Will you still love him if your idol grows a beard?

Should men grow it or mow it? This is the latest question taking up space in some people's minds on China's social media as they debate which is sexier, a bearded or a clean shaven man.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/14 17:53:40

75-year-old man bitten to death by four sheepdogs

A 75-year-old man was bitten to death by four sheepdogs in Northeast China on Saturday, the latest example of the problem of dog management in Chinese cities.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/13 22:38:40

Actor's plagiarism scandal sparks search for more dirt

A Chinese actor's plagiarism scandal has further sprawled as angry netizens start to look for more dirt from his professors at his alma mater, the Beijing Film Academy (BFA).
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/13 19:14:26

Thousands of officials punished for involvement in gang crime and corruption

A total of 3,021 officials had been punished in ten provincial-level regions during Chinese central authorities' first round in-spection of a national crackdown on gang crimes as of December 2018, the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) an-nounced on its website on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/2 17:58:39

Iran envoy hails EU's 'first step' to save nuclear deal

Iranian ambassador to China Mohammad Keshavarz-Zadeh hailed the registration of the Instrument for Supporting Trade Exchanges (INSTEX) on Friday after France, Germany and the UK announced the new mechanism for facilitating legitimate trade with Iran to bypass US sanctions.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/2 16:58:39

Love on the snow mountain

Guo Jiawei, a soldier garrisoning in the Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Southwest China's Sichuan Province, puts a ring on the finger of his wife, Liu Ting on Friday. They got married at the garrison as Guo missed their wedding planned in January for mission requirments.
Source: IC | 2019/2/1 23:03:40

Popular blogger suspends accounts

A popular Chinese blogger on Friday announced she would either close or suspend her accounts after posting a fake online story, with experts warning that we-media accounts must be self-regulated and abide by laws and rules.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/1 22:53:40

Tougher rules by supreme court on delayed wages

Stricter legal measures will be imposed on those who delay paying salaries to laborers to protect the interests of construction workers, saying salaries must be given priority in case of a problem in production and operations.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/1 21:43:40

AI cat shelter uses facial recognition

An engineer from Baidu Brain says he has incorporated artificial intelligence into a nearly two-meter-tall shelter for feral cats.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/1 18:03:41

'Chicken feet lady' detained for eating on Beijing subway

A woman who has been repeatedly exposed on social media for eating on subway trains was detained by Beijing traffic police.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/31 22:58:41

Culture sector continues to maintain rapid growth in 2018

China's culture sector and related businesses continued to grow rapidly in 2018, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/31 22:43:40

Lunar lander, rover 'wake up' on dark side of moon

China's lunar lander Chang'e-4 and lunar rover Yutu II have woken up after their first night on the dark side of the moon.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/31 22:28:40

Population of some Chinese surnames outnumbers countries

The population of people with some surnames in China has surpassed the total population in some Western countries, such as Canada, the UK and Germany.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/31 22:08:40

Chinese netizens suggest how to remove scandal-ridden actor from prerecorded Spring Festival Gala

Tips on how to remove Chinese actor Wu Xiubo from a prerecorded segment of Beijing TV's Spring Festival Gala flooded Chinese social media following Wu's "break-up fee" scandal with his alleged mistress.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/31 19:43:40

China's Chang'e-4 lunar lander and Yutu II rover wake up after long, frozen night on dark side of the moon

China's lunar lander Chang'e-4 and lunar rover Yutu II have woken up after their first night on the dark side of the moon.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/31 16:53:38

Notorious 'Secretary Yan' fired and expelled from Party in probe

A former official in Southwest China, who went viral online after a woman invoked his government title to intimidate a kindergarten teacher, was punished for violations of law and Party discipline.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/13 18:43:39