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Penetration rate of Putonghua reaches nearly 80 percent in China

During China's Putonghua promotion week, which falls on the third week of September, the Ministry of Education said the penetration rate of Putonghua reached nearly 80 percent in China, Guangming Daily reported.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/19 19:43:40

Xinjiang-born dancer promotes Chinese culture in US

To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, Feng and her team decided to perform a dance show as a gift to overseas Chinese people, and are also seeking to promote Chinese culture to local audiences in the US.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/19 19:33:43

Companies ready to help Hong Kong youths achieve success in Greater Bay Area

Hong Kong youths who have started up companies aim to help more Hongkongers become familiar with Greater Bay Area preferential polices
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/19 19:24:55

China makes efforts to provide free meals for impoverished students

In the 70 years since the founding of the People's Republic of China in 1949, the living standards of Chinese people have improved significantly. The state and society are paying more attention to children's health, an official said.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/19 17:38:40

China's first environmental chief content with today's progress

Qu Geping, 89, became China's first environmental protection chief in 1987, when the bureau of environment protection was founded. The bureau has become the current Ministry of Environment and Ecology (MEE).
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/19 13:58:40

Chinese experts outline results of counter-terrorism drive in Xinjiang

China has adopted a series of measures to combat extremism and safeguard people's rights in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region over the past decades and achieved notable results in socioeconomic development, experts said at the 42nd session of the UN Human Rights Council held in Geneva from September 9 to 27.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/18 19:23:40

Studying in mainland helps HK students embrace broad platforms, dispel stereotypes

Lo Wai Wun Ana is in her fourth year of undergraduate studies at Tsinghua University, the top domestically and 16th globally ranked university according to QS World University Rankings in 2019. From her accent, it is hard to tell that she is a Hongkonger.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/18 19:13:40

Taiwan throws tantrum over Solomon Islands' severance of 'diplomatic ties'

The Solomon Islands decided to sever ties with Taiwan on Monday, and the Taiwan authority repeated its condemnation of the Chinese mainland for allegedly "pressuring" the Pacific nation.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/18 11:48:40

Chinese people in Solomon Islands welcome new diplomatic ties

Zheng Yangxu's students in Solomon Islands can sing several Chinese songs - Jasmine Flower, The Moon Represents my Heart and Fireflies Fly.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/17 18:23:40

Western response to HK police actions shows hypocrisy

The months of unrest and violence in Hong Kong have greatly affected the social order and dealt a blow to local tourism and catering businesses. Many people in Hong Kong sincerely hope that the violence can be stopped.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/17 19:13:40

Thousands of extras find success online

After spending years "drifting" in Hengdian World Studio, the world's largest film and TV shooting base, thousands of wannabe actors have gone from being extras in Hengdian to leading men and women in their own online short videos.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/17 16:23:40

Visits to Xinjiang for Mid-Autumn festival see year-on-year rise

There were more than 7.2 million tourist visits to Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region during the 2019 Mid-Autumn Festival holiday from September 13 to 15, an increase of 37.23 percent year-on-year. They brought 11.7 billion yuan ($1.65 billion) in domestic tourism revenue, an increase of 24.77 percent year-on-year, the culture and tourism department of Xinjiang announced on Sunday, ts.cn, a local media outlet, reported.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/16 20:18:41

Hong Kong riots force out-of-town talents to look elsewhere

It's a city full of vitality and opportunities. Over the years, people have been coming here to work and study. It could be said that Hong Kong, the global financial hub lived up to their expectations before the months-long unrest sowed the seeds of distress among them.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/16 17:44:55

BRNN kicks off media workshop for journalists from around the world

More than 50 senior journalists from 46 media outlets from 26 Latin American and African countries will participate in a media workshop for the Belt and Road News Network (BRNN) in China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/16 19:19:36

China's first environment chief content with progress

Qu Geping, 89, became China's first environment protection chief in 1987, when the bureau of environment protection was founded. The bureau has become the current Ministry of Environment and Ecology (MEE).
Source: Global Times-Agencies | 2019/9/14 10:33:59

China launches campaign to reduce birth defects

China has vowed to reduce the occurrence of birth defects amid the implementation of the two-child policy and the high rate of birth defects to ensure population growth in a high quality manner.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/12 13:34:05

Senior citizens put on their dancing shoes

Twenty-eight grandmas with an average age of 56 have formed a ballet troupe at a cultural center in Jinshui district, Zhengzhou, Central China's Henan Province. It is the only troupe in the province exclusively for senior citizens.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/11 16:12:42

Chinese netizens condemn terrorism, offer condolence in 9/11 discussion

As the 18th anniversary of the September 11 terror attacks fell on Wednesday, many Chinese netizens joined discussions over the incident, and some are calling for firm opposition to terrorism and for people to be cautious of unreasonable hatred.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/11 15:33:59