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5.2-magnitude quake hits South China: CENC

No casualties were reported after a 5.2-magnitude earthquake jolted Beiliu, South China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region at 10:55 pm on Saturday, which caused the suspension of several trains, local authorities said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/13 17:37:01

HK singer meets career Waterloo for supporting Hong Kong pro-riot protests

Hong Kong pop singer and actor Pakho Chau Pak-ho has likely damaged his career in the Chinese mainland for allegedly supporting Hong Kong protests as his scenes in a new film may have been drastically reduced, another has failed to premier and his concert in the mainland has been put off.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/22 21:13:40

North China villagers, wild pandas live side by side in harmony

North China villagers, wild pandas live side by side in harmony
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/11 12:13:40

Polar cruise liner marks shipbuilding breakthrough

Experts say China is stepping up to become a world class shipbuilder after the first China-made polar cruise liner was handed over to a US company on Friday in Haimen, East China's Jiangsu Province, the base of China Merchants Group (CMG).
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/8 21:03:39

Nuclear plant neighboring HK proud of its ecology work

Egrets can often be spotted at the Daya Bay. The logo of China General Nuclear Power Corporation (CGN), which owns the Daya Bay power plant, is also a flying egret.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/22 18:38:40

In first EU-funded project, Chinese contractor rises to environmental challenges

As Croatia was hit by another round of heat wave in early August, Slovakian holiday-maker Martin Tulipan was cooling off on the beach of Komarna, a small village facing the Mali Ston Bay in southern Croatia.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/8/18 0:23:04

Planting herbs in China's 'water tower': Alleviating poverty the ecological way

China's achievements in poverty reduction in recent years have been unprecedented. Official data shows China has lifted more than 700 million people out of poverty in the past four decades. From 2012 to 2018, the number of people living under the national poverty line (about $436) has dropped by more than 80 million to 16.6 million.
Source: People's Daily app | 2019/8/6 19:14:26

Air pollutants from South Asia linked to glaciers melting

Atmospheric pollution has accelerated the glaciers melting in the world's Third Pole which covers the Tibetan Plateau and surroundings, as high levels of air pollutants are extending from South Asia and accumulating on the southern slope of the Himalayas, an international research team found recently.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/31 23:19:15

Visitors rush to see first giant pandas at Qinghai-Tibet Plateau zoo

It has been a month since four giant pandas in Xining, capital of Northwest China's Qinghai Province, met the public.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/22 17:38:40

Air quality up to standard after deadly blast in central China: local official

The local government of Yima, Central China's Henan Province, where an explosion at a gas factory on Friday killed 15 people, said air quality is up to standards after emergency measures were taken.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/21 22:38:40

China warns of high mosquito activity across parts of country

China issued a mosquito forecast on Friday, warning residents of high mosquito activity across multiple parts of the country over the weekend.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/14 19:38:40

Residents sort trash, make cash

A residential community in Beijing's Xicheng district has caught public attention due to its use of high-tech in garbage sorting and the benefits it offers to the local residents.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/14 19:33:40

Brave Lisu people of SW China scale cliffs for harvest

This job is definitely not for the faint of heart.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/8 17:03:39

Beijing sees groundwater level up 3.16 meters in 4 years

At the end of May, the groundwater depth in the plain areas of Beijing averaged 23.32 meters, a cumulative increase of 3.16 meters compared with the same period in 2015, local authorities said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/8 15:12:02

Shanghai hotels stop offering disposable toiletries

Starting Monday, hotels in Shanghai are requested to stop offering disposable toiletry kits unless customers ask, amid efforts to reduce waste and pursue green development.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/1 18:03:42

Animals get dedicated migration pathway in Xinjiang national highway

A dedicated route for wildlife migration has been built in the newly constructed national road between Fuyun county and Wucaiwan in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/23 18:43:52

China's earthquake early warning system effective, saves lives: developer

China's earthquake early warning system developer rebutted criticisms from expert of media hype, saying the system has been proved to be able to help people escape from danger when facing high-magnitude earthquake and reassure the public during low-magnitude earthquake.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/20 20:08:40

Chinese researchers build world-leading earthquake early warning system – quicker and larger than Japan's

44-year-old Wang Tun has built the world's largest earthquake early warning (EEW) system, covering 2.2 million square kilometers in China and 90 percent of the population in earthquake-prone areas
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/20 19:18:42