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HIV-infected drug addicts find intimacy through letters at China detox centers

Zeng Juan, a correction officer at the Women's Rehab Center in charge of centralized management of addicts with HIV, was the first to come up with the idea. Though never explicitly encouraging romantic arrangements, Zeng recognizes the inevitability.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/13 19:38:40

Veteran but young delegates defend rights of China at global climate negotiations

Sun is one of the 91 Chinese delegates at the two-week Conference of the Parties (COP24) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Katowice, Poland.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/13 19:23:40

Luxury watches, fine liquor among most popular in auction of gifts received by officials

Amid an ongoing crackdown on corruption, officials in Wuhan, Central China's Hubei Province, donated the gift cards, jewelry, collectibles, digital electronic products and alcohol they had received over the years to a special auction that netted 1.64 million yuan ($237,000).
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/12 19:08:57

China-built projects in Argentina improve livelihood, create thousands of jobs and much more

However, in the past 20 years or so, due to Argentina's changing policies and shaky economy, most of the railway was in bad repair. During the worst time, only 1,400 kilometers of the 7,409-kilometer cargo railway were in operation. The average speed of cargo trains was less than 30 kilometers per hour, and accidents were common.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/12 18:54:33

Chinese universities move to ban alcohol amid suspicion of drinking as 'personal choice'

Xi'an Fanyi University, a private school located on the southern outskirts of Xi'an, issued a regulation on November 30 forbidding all students from drinking on and off campus to celebrate birthdays, holidays and graduation.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/11 18:13:40

PLA soldiers along China's borders honing combat skills in winter operations

Last winter, the PLA made a manual to guide winter training, summarizing best practices and weapon performance for different severe environments, according to a report from the PLA Daily.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/11 16:26:54

Top engineer discloses how China deals with foreign intelligence-backed cyber attacks

In reality, China has always been a victim of cyber attacks. The Global Times (GT) interviewed Xiao Xinguang (Xiao), the chief technical architect of Beijing-based Antiy Labs, on the cyber threats China has been facing in recent years.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/9 18:57:04

Traditional thinking, lack of anesthetists deprive most Chinese women of painless childbirth

For most pregnant women in China, painless childbirth, common in Western countries, is far from a guaranteed option. But this may soon change. China will soon begin to promote painless childbirth in an effort to further lower the number of caesarean sections.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/10 18:23:40

China-US relations heading toward uncharted waters dominate Global Times annual conference

Scholars attended the Global Times Annual Event in Beijing on Saturday. Photos: Li Hao, Cui Meng/GT
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/9 18:48:40

Donating body to science more acceptable among young Chinese

With Christmas soon approaching, many young people are buying gifts and making dinner reservations, but Geng Yingying is thinking about a serious subject – death.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/9 18:31:00

Women in Shanghai significantly postponing marriage in pursuit of career: report

In a recently released report on Shanghai women's development over the past 40 years, the federation said that the "two-child" policy has intensified the invisible discrimination against women because companies consider more issues when hiring them.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/6 18:33:11

Imbalanced relations between US and Central America embolden region's ties with China

President Donald Trump tweeted this on November 24 to deal with a growing caravan of Central Americans.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/6 18:27:51

Endangered Yangtze porpoises face shrinking habitat as construction encroaches upon nature reserves

The Yangtze finless porpoise is dubbed the "panda in the water." It is a critically endangered animal, as well as an indicator species of the Yangtze River's eco-system, and has been included in the red list of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/5 19:33:42

Chinese Singaporeans celebrate ancestral nation's achievements, dismiss Western media misreading

Another taxi driver, surnamed Hong, is from the Teochew area of South China's Guangdong Province. He warmly recommends several Cantonese morning tea restaurants that he loves to visit.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/5 19:23:23

Chinese cities urged to connect surveillance systems, still lagging behind UK, US in camera density

Video surveillance largely raises Chinese people's sense of security and satisfaction, following the construction of Golden Shield project, the 3111 project, the Sharp Eyes project and now the Smart City project.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/4 18:56:24

Ecological restoration turns sewage-infested Chinese village into model for world

Lujia village in Anji county, East China's Zhejiang Province, derives its name from Lu Ban, a Chinese carpenter, engineer and inventor during the Zhou Dynasty (1046BC-221BC). It is said a group of craftsmen settled in the area 500 years ago and established a village on the barren land.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/4 18:32:44

Boom in births, breastfeeding resurgence lead to unregulated masseuses

Breastfeeding masseuses are those who offer specialized breast massage to help get the milk flowing in mothers who are having breastfeeding difficulties. The breastfeeding massage market first became popular after the 2008 Chinese milk scandal, when tainted baby formula triggered panic among Chinese parents and prompted many mothers to turn to breastfeeding their newborn babies.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/3 19:03:39

Three of China's poorest counties show how to escape extreme, persistent hardship

Judging from the outside, the six-story building is designed in the traditional Yi ethnic style. After entry, it looks as modern as any apartment in most parts of the nation.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/3 19:00:00