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Chinese students bringing concrete benefits to US despite lingering skepticism against them

The Institute of International Education in the US released its 2018 Open Doors Report on Tuesday, which said that the number of Chinese students studying in the US was 363,341 in the 2017-18 academic year, an increase of 3.6 percent from the year before. China has become the biggest source of international students for the US.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/15 18:38:40

Chinese pet owners spend big bucks to clone their deceased dogs

Pet dogs are increasingly becoming a part of Chinese family life. Some 33.9 million households in China own a total of 50.6 million pet dogs, and Chinese is expected to spend 105.6 billion yuan on dogs this year, according to the 2018 China Pet Industry White Paper, a report published by pet ownership website goumin.com. Pet do
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/15 17:38:41

Great potential for peace and trade as Northeast Asia prepares for more talks

A Global Times reporter visited South Korea together with a group of Chinese reporters to explore what efforts should be made to achieve the shared prosperity in the Northeast Aisa.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/14 20:07:37

Hit video game helps young players to understand Chinese way of parenting

When Chen Guanwen played the video game "Chinese Parents" for the sixth time, his in-game character finally got a girlfriend during high school. Having spent two days and one night on the game, he was satisfied with this sixth "child" he has cultivated, since it feels like the character helped him to taste the puppy love that Chen's parents forbade him.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/14 19:21:31

China takes the lead with a responsible polar travel initiative

In the first white paper on China's initiative on Antarctica by the State Oceanic Administration released last May, China envisions the peaceful use of Antarctica, safeguarding the stability of the Antarctic Treaty System, elevating Antarctic infrastructure and support capabilities, enhancing scientific investigation and research capability, and calling for strengthened Antarctic environmental protection and coordinating global governance of the continent.
Source: People's Daily Online | 2018/11/13 18:38:39

Chinese investment in Botswana boosts African country's global economic competitiveness

At several sites in Gaborone, Chinese construction crews are working overtime on building projects. They are a microcosm of the Chinese stamp on the city. The sound of construction seems to be telling the world the story of China in Botswana.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/13 17:58:39

Chinese-built bridge becomes landmark in capital of Mozambique

Chinese-built Maputo Bay Bridge is the Mozambican capital's new "postcard" icon.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/12 19:33:39

Foreign visitors marvel at conservation of nature, cultural relics after building of dam

Nine years after the completion of the gigantic Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River, how does the area look today? More than 200 tourists from both China and abroad recently embarked on a boat tour to the area, to compare the Three Gorges now with what they saw before the building of the project.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/12 18:58:40

Belt and Road initiative boosts China's film coproductions with rest of the world

This year marks the fifth anniversary of the Belt and Road initiative (BRI), and film has become a new channel for countries alongside the two routes to communicate and cooperate.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/11 18:53:39

Dream job of panda caretaker involves both bliss and danger

When asked what the best job in the world is, some people might say panda keeper. However, the real life of panda keepers might not be as sweet as people imagine. Actually, it is tiring and even dangerous.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/11 18:13:40

Elite European clubs open schools in China amid nation's soccer ambition

Sun Pengfei, a soccer teacher in the countryside of East China's Shandong Province, can now coach his students on how to play soccer with German theories and techniques.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/8 20:03:40

Skiing center Zhangjiakou harnesses new energy for the 2022 Olympics

Zhangjiakou in North China's Hebei Province is speeding up its efforts to create a clean and green Winter Olympic Games in 2022. It is transforming itself from a small city near the capital Beijing to a skiing destination dubbed “international Zhang.”
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/8 19:33:41

Cities mull ban on e-cigarettes in public even though China is the biggest producer

Chen Yang (pseudonym), 10, enjoys puffing on the new device that she bought in a shop near her school. It's an e-cigarette, and popular among her classmates.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/7 19:23:39

Import expo, Belt and Road initiative help Egyptians find huge markets in China

Have you ever had a taste of Egyptian oranges, the delicacy favored by the Pharaoh? Despite the long distance between Egypt and China, these oranges are now within easy reach as the countries open up to each other and engage in cooperation.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/7 19:03:40

Young Chinese turn to bald humor amid mounting work pressure

Self-deprecating humor on baldness among young people has become more intensive on China's social media in recent months.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/6 19:38:41

China's younger generation spends more on pets, regarding them as 'family members'

Wang Junyue, a 24-year-old girl from Beijing, spends one-tenth of her salary on her furry family member, a 7-month-old cat, for food, daily necessaries, toys and grooming.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/6 18:53:39

Science researchers in China caught between idealism and slender paychecks

A job recruitment ad in Southwest China's Guizhou Province to hire researchers with a yearly salary of 100,000 yuan ($14,500) has attracted national attention recently and become a topic of conversation for Ying Ying (pseudonym) and her colleagues.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/5 19:03:39

Top Chinese universities open new schools in response to rural vitalization drive

Since last December, six Chinese universities have announced decisions to establish agricultural schools or institutions, marking a renaissance for the traditional discipline.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/5 18:28:39