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When China's table tennis champions protest the system that produces them, it becomes political

Removal of a table tennis head coach has turned the Chinese Internet discussion and sports world upside down.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/28 19:36:45

Catholic Church in China launches patriotic drive as Sino-Vatican talks proceed on and off

The Catholic Church has to establish a “Chinese Catholic Church with Chinese Characteristics” and accept Chinese culture, including Communist ideology, if it hopes to reach a larger Chinese audience, an article published last month with the approval of the Vatican's Secretariat of State said.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/27 18:33:40

Ramadan conclusion celebrated by Muslims across China

On Monday, Muslims across China and the rest of the world celebrated the Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/26 16:18:39

With limited opportunities at home, more and more Indian students are choosing China for medical education

Arun Krishnan, who has studied medicine for six years in China, has mixed feelings about leaving China next month. On Wednesday, the 25-year-old student successfully got the certificate that takes him a step closer to his dream of becoming a doctor in India. But the excitement is mixed with anxiety. The certificate he got from China alone could not guarantee him a decent job as a doctor in India. After finishing the study in China, he needs to pass another exam back in India to be qualified as a doctor.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/25 17:36:02

Locals, foreigners try to keep Chinese dialects alive despite Putonghua dominance

The Chinese government has been pushing for the use of Putonghua for years, in order to create convenience as well as maintain national unity.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/22 19:08:40

Beijing's female-only mosque attracts more and more young women

During Ramadan, hundreds of women go to Niujie Women's Mosque - a unique feature of Islam in China - to pray every day.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/21 18:38:40

Hubei village's road to wealth paved by its women working as surrogate mothers

Providing surrogacy has become an important source of income for many villages in Hubei Province, where women rent out their wombs for money.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/20 18:38:40

A more loyal PLA rebuffs the heresy of separating the Party and military

The People's Liberation Army has repeatedly sworn allegiance to the CPC central committee despite previous whispers of military "nationalization."
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/19 19:13:39

Misunderstandings increase between young people in mainland and Hong Kong 20 years on

By answering mainlanders' questions about Hong Kong on Zhihu, a Chinese question and answer site, a Hong Kong teacher tries to diminish stereotypes about the city and improve mutual understanding.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/15 19:08:40

Teaching cult-like filial piety to millennials is a huge business in China

Many Chinese parents still don't know how to have a healthy relationship with their children.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/14 19:33:39

Hepatitis B sufferers turn to surrogate agencies to pass job health checks

Companies that illegally discriminate against hepatitis B carriers use excuses to avoid punishment.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/13 19:03:39

After planting trees for 20 years, Inner Mongolian farmers turn desert into land of milk and honey

Residents of the Kubuqi desert are combining the effective administration of the environment and poverty alleviation.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/12 19:13:39

Beijing's Muslim community gathers in ancient mosque to celebrate Ramadan

This month, Yang Jiyou, a member of the Hui ethnic minority in his 60s, will get up at 2 am every morning and spend most of his time at a famous mosque in Niujie, Beijing's Xicheng district.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/11 17:08:39

Gaokao supporters say it helps social mobility, but others say fairness reforms needed

Critics say the fairness of the gaokao is overrated and reform is badly needed.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/7 18:58:39

To some Chinese netizens, London terror attacks are result of 'Western appeasement'

In the wake of the latest London terrorist attack, many Chinese netizens have started discussing China's security and counterterrorism measures and whether they need to be upgraded.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/6 19:08:39

Will India's youthful population see it eclipsing aging China?

Some Indian scholars believe its demographic advantages may propel the country to economically outstrip aging China.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/5 18:38:51

China steps up clean energy generation efforts

China will continue with its efforts to deal with climate change and actively participate in multilateral mechanisms to curb global warming, said foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/4 18:08:34

Intelligence law draft encourages mass mobilization

China's first draft intelligence law is open for public consultation. Security experts say the new law is needed as foreign spies have never stopped collecting intelligence in China and they find every chance to stir up trouble.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/1 19:07:28