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Child victims of lead poisoning to receive up to $13,000 in landmark settlement

The past six years have been difficult for Mao Baozhu, a grandmother in Hengdong county of Central China's Hunan Province. Her grandson was one of 300 victims aged 2 to 15 who suffered from lead poisoning from a nearby factory.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/16 18:38:40

Pilot project gives young professionals free apartments in old age homes in exchange for spending time with residents

Young professionals in Hangzhou can spend 20 hours a month with the elderly in exchange for a free place to stay. The project allows elderly people stuck in the nursing home to spend more time with young people through courses and activities.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/15 18:23:39

Industrial park in Ethiopia builds friendship with China by bringing jobs, skills to local people

A Chinese-built industrial park in Ethiopia has been helping the African country with its industrialization drive.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/14 17:48:39

Rebuilding the Silk Road

Young people who have studied in China are becoming an influential power in Kazakhstan. Many of them are devoted to serving as the bridge in China-Kazakhstan communication.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/11 16:23:39

Chinese internet companies help Indian women achieve economic independence and improve social status

Chinese company UCWeb offers Indian female writers a chance to work after they give birth, a rare opportunity in that country
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/10 18:48:41

Blackmailers posing as journalists targeted in national campaign

The arrest of 46 fake reporters accused of blackmail in northern Shaanxi's Yulin city makes Chen Xiaoyi (pseudonym) excited. "After 10 years of chaos, it's the high time to leash in this problem."
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/9 18:58:39

Left-behind children plagued by phone addiction, grades suffer

Less than a week after the new term began, Wang Hongjian, who left his hometown and worked in a far-away city for nearly 15 years, decided to quit his job and return to his home village in Yueyang, Central China's Hunan Province.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/8 18:13:39

Curious Chinese tourists see more light across the North Korean border than before

Thousands of tourists poured into Dandong, Northeast China's Liaoning Province to enjoy the scenery at the China-North Korea border during China's National Day holiday from October 1-7.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/7 17:53:39

China's cooperation will continue with Maldives for mutual benefit: experts

A number of cooperation projects between China and the Maldives under the Belt and Road initiative have been underway in recent years.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/5 12:45:47

Smartphone addiction plagues left-behind rural kids

Less than a week after the new term began, Wang Hongjian, who left his hometown and worked in a far-away city for nearly 15 years, decided to quit his job and return to his home village in Yueyang, Central China's Hunan Province.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/1 11:07:14

China commemorates foreign organ donors

Peter Hancock turned on the light in the bedroom of his son, Phillip Andrew Hancock. There stood a guitar at the corner of the room. Unfortunately, there will be no music from its owner. The 27-year-old Australian fell ill and died in the city of Chongqing on May 9. He donated his liver, kidneys and corneas, saving five Chinese lives and becoming the first foreign organ donor in the city.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/28 15:23:39

First batch of undergraduate students enroll in Nanjing School for the Blind

The first batch of undergraduates of the Nanjing School for the Blind started their military training on Wednesday. Military training is a fundamental part of defense education. All across China, elementary, middle and high school students and undergraduates all have military training, either when the term starts, or after the National Day, which falls on October 1.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/27 19:03:41

Rural students struggle to fit in and break through social boundaries at urban universities

Wang Ying (pseudonym) has spent her past 12 years ensuring her entry into a prestigious university. She survived China's fierce national college entrance exams, and thought she would start a fresh chapter of her life story. But once she arrived at the university in the Chinese capital, she discovered that the way into a higher social strata is full of barriers.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/26 18:53:39

Kazakhstan's capital Astana shakes economic funk due to infusion of Chinese investment

September 7 was the five-year anniversary of the introduction of the Silk Road Economic Belt concept, and Kazakhstan, dubbed as the “buckle” of the “belt,” was in the mood to celebrate.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/25 19:53:41

US ignores unprecedented effort and strong cooperation from China to control illegal export of drug fentanyl

The Western world has had a prejudice against China's development achievements for a long time, including China's efforts in drug control in the international community, despite the fact that China's drug control efforts have won recognition from many other countries.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/24 19:13:39

Rural youths struggle to fit in urban life and break through social boundaries

Poorer students hope to climb the social ladder with diligence, but flounder and face intermittent frustration. Elite universities help students from low-income families downplay identity labels and promote integration and equality.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/22 11:05:11

China takes unprecedented effort in fentanyl control despite US slander

The Western world has had a prejudice against China's development achievements for a long time, including China's efforts in drug control in the international community, despite the fact that China's drug control efforts have won recognition from many other countries.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/21 12:39:30

China is improving the working environment for police officers who sometimes face 'violent resistance' over mundane offenses

"I am also a grassroots auxiliary police officer," a netizen named DX commented. "In such cases, I will assist the injured person immediately to avoid the occurrence of a second accident. There are many such good police in our country. News like this can change the minds of those who demonize us on the internet."
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/20 16:33:40