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Yi Chunguang, who now lives in Urumqi, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, is one of the very few remaining inheritors of the Xibe bow and arrow craft. Although not so common in the modern era, the bow and arrow are in the blood of the Xibe ethnic group.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/18 19:48:40

Forest rangers work on front line of efforts to protect China's ecology

Zhan Youfa, a forest ranger at the Beidayang forest farm in Northeast China's Jilin Province with 20 years of experience, was having dinner at home after a long day of patrol when he received an emergency call to help put out a fire at 5:30 pm on April 12. He threw down his chopsticks and immediately rushed out.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/18 18:06:17

County villagers escape poverty by taking signature dish around China

With just six stretches, Ma Long turns a ball of dough into noodles as thin as hair. The raw noodles are then cooked in boiling water, fished out with long chopsticks and put into a large bowl. Add two big spoons of stock, a handful of chives and three slices of sourced beef, and the bowl of traditional Lanzhou beef noodles is ready to be served.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/18 17:23:41

Project to determine causes of birth defects takes on new significance

China's declining birth rate has made it even more necessary to ensure smooth childbirth, and conducting research into birth defects is more important than ever, said medical researchers.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/17 19:34:02

Xinjiang authorities probe officials accused of ties to criminal gangs

Authorities in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region are investigating a number of gang crimes, prosecuting officials alleged to be involved in mafia-style gangs, Xinjiang Daily reported.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/17 18:13:40

Frequent discoveries of underground relics in Xi'an a bittersweet treasure for city construction

"The archaeological team took over the construction site several weeks ago," a security guard outside the site in Xi'an, Northwest China's Shaanxi Province, told the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/17 17:55:34

Tibetan villager resettlement program leads to improved ecology in Qinghai

Aqie Jamo, 29, still gets frightened when she looks back on her childhood experience of herding sheep alone in the mountains. Once, when she was 7, she and her flock got caught in a storm, and all she could do was find a hole in the ground and hide inside it.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/16 19:57:46

Sichuan Province to use points system to manage CPC members

Southwest China's Sichuan Province will implement a points-based system to manage all members and probationary members of the Communist Party of China (CPC) in 117 organs under the provincial government, the Sichuan Online reported Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/16 18:19:24

China's pipeline project brings 24-hour electricity supply to Myanmar

It was completely dark outside at night when this Global Times reporter visited Kyaukpyu county, Myanmar eight years ago. Now, the city has witnessed tremendous changes thanks to the China-Myanmar crude oil and gas pipeline, a pioneer project of the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative, local citizens told the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/16 18:08:40

China's leading photo agency in hot water for selling Black Hole image, profiting from suing 'IPR infringement'

Visual China Group (VCG), one of China's top image providers, recently drew intense criticism after it was revealed to be earning money by selling images of China's national flag, national emblem, and the first-ever picture of a black hole, which are supposed to be public domain images.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/15 19:23:40

Viral photo of Chinese students wearing 'brain-band' draws public outcry

A US-based brain research company is under fire in China after the photo of a group of Chinese students wearing its head-band device during class went viral.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/15 18:03:39

Beijing prison authority launches inaugural 'Political Reform Day'

The Beijing Municipal Prison Administration (BMPA) launched the first "Political Reform Day" activity recently, organizing prisoners to watch news on TV, attend flag-raising ceremonies, sing revolutionary songs and undergo anti-gang crime education.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/15 17:58:40

China's leading photo agency in hot water for selling black hole image, profiting from suing IPR infringement

Visual China Group (VCG), one of China's top image providers, recently drew intense criticism after it was revealed to be earning money by selling images of the national flag, national emblem, and the first-ever picture of a black hole, which are supposed to be public domain images.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/14 22:58:56

4 Tianjin security officials investigated for involvement with crime gangs

A total of 17 cases of corruption by mafia-style gangs involving four directors of Tianjin public security branches have been investigated, according to the Tianjin Municipal Commission for Discipline Inspection (TCDI).
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/14 16:58:39

Future looking bright for Chinese sturgeon as 700 more released into Yangtze

A total of 700 captive-bred Chinese sturgeon were released into the Yangtze River in Yichang, Central China's Hubei Province, on Saturday, marking the 61st release by the Chinese Sturgeon Research Institute of China Three Gorges Corp.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/14 16:13:39

Video puts spotlight on abuse in child modeling industry

The video of a little girl being kicked by her mother when taking photos as a model for garment factories, has triggered public anger recently and put the children model industry in China under spotlight with many netizens saying children should not be forced to earn money by their parents.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/12 10:56:13

Alleged video of child model being abused puts spotlight on industry

The video of a little girl being kicked by her mother when taking photos as a model for garment factories, has triggered public anger recently and put the children model industry in China on the spotlight with many netizens saying children should not be forced to make money by their parents.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/11 23:48:40

Artist shows real Tibet with traditional touches in modern design

By the age of 18, Nyema Droma had drawn attention, as well as controversy, with her photography showing local Tibetan people's modern lives.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/11 18:13:41