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Human egg black market still exists as college students targeted

China's underground trade in human eggs has provoked heated discussions in the past months, with experts saying these illegal practices will not last long. Charlene Choi, 36-year-old Hong Kong singer and actress who said Tuesday that she had frozen her eggs, reignited the discussion.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/15 20:10:02

Lyrics of 'Come on, Brother Trump!' strike chord among public against US tariffs offensive

"You want to harm Chinese and American companies through unilateralism and trade protection; you want to curb China's development. That is a miscalculation." Those are lyrics from the song, "Come on, Brother Trump!" which went viral online after China struck back at US tariffs on Chinese goods on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/15 19:48:40

Modern beekeeping methods help pull southwestern township out of poverty

Dolma, a 53-year-old mother from the Tibetan ethnic group in Yangla township of the Deqen Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Southwest China's Yunnan Province, who lived in poverty for decades, now lives a better life through beekeeping and supports her daughter who is in graduate school.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/14 19:23:14

China awards female scientists to improve academic gender equality

China is helping female scientists empower themselves, and taking steps more quickly to bring about equality between men and women in the field of scientific research, a dozen Chinese female scientists said at a top award ceremony that honored outstanding Chinese women in science and technology.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/14 18:38:41

Small town in border region bears witness to China-Russia ties over past centuries

Mama Maruse's room would fit most people's idea of what a Russian countryside house should look like.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/13 18:28:41

'Gaokao migrants' may affect quality-oriented education development

Authorities in South China's Guangdong Province vowed to prevent migrants from taking the national college entrance examinations, or gaokao, which falls on June 7 and 8, after local residents expressed worries that it would be unfair if students from a school in another province known for producing high scores take gaokao in Shenzhen.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/12 19:03:39

Exhaustion of coal, population exodus result in lowest home prices among Chinese cities

"My colleagues and I thought the news was really funny," Tian Lin (pseudonym), a 55-year-old Hegang native, told the Global Times, commenting on the news that housing prices in Hegang, a declining city in Northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, were as low as 300 yuan ($44) per square meter.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/12 18:53:39

Immersive play brings new hope to autistic, special needs children in Shanghai theatre

An actor sits on the floor with an audience of children, turning over a paper fish again and again.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/12 17:08:39

Taiwan 'unlikely' to be invited to WHA this year

The World Health Assembly (WHA) confirmed with the Global Times on Friday that it is "unlikely to agree" to invite Taiwan observers as the majority of the World Health Organization (WHO) Members observe a one-China policy.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/10 21:48:50

Tsinghua University sues kindergartens for trademark infringement

Tsinghua University, one of the top two universities in China, has sued a number of "Tsinghua kindergartens" for using its name, arguing that it could mislead the public and constitute trademark infringement.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/9 19:21:43

High-tech husbandry

An intelligent livestock breeding system featuring pig grunting recognition technology attracted visitors' attention soon after its debut at the 2nd Digital China Summit held from May 6 to 8 in Fuzhou, East China's Fujian Province.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/9 19:08:40

Self-discipline is key for PLA Navy's first woman trainee captain on destroyer

During a combat drill in the East China Sea in March, Wei Huixiao sat in the command room on the missile destroyer Changchun and gave orders to soldiers to deal the finishing blow to the "enemy."
Source: Global Times-Agencies | 2019/5/9 19:03:41

China and El Salvador see intensive governmental and civil interactions upon establishing diplomatic ties

In 2018, El Salvador became the latest country which China established diplomatic relations with
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/9 17:58:41

China's iconic revolutionary base sheds poverty label

Yan'an, a former revolutionary base of the Communist Party of China (CPC), is no longer labeled "poor," as its last two impoverished counties have shaken off poverty, the Shaanxi provincial government announced Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/8 18:55:56

Sichuan tops provinces as Chinese tourism revenues continue to soar

Tourism revenues over the May Day holidays in 15 provinces exceeded 10 billion yuan ($1.48 billion), with Southwest China's Sichuan Province ranking first out of the 23 provinces that published data in China, China News Service reported Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/8 18:55:51

Media round on Mike Pompeo's foreign policy blunders

Right before the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's scheduled plan to meet with the UK Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday in London, The Guardian called Pompeo “a problem” in a report on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/8 16:29:47

Victims remembered 20 years after NATO airstrike against Chinese Embassy in Belgrade

On May 7 midnight (5am on May 8 in Beijing), 1999, NATO forces carried out a barbaric missile attack on the Chinese Embassy in Belgrade, leaving three Chinese journalists dead, more than 20 injured, and shocking the whole world.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/7 19:18:40

China's overall water quality improves, some sections of Yangtze substandard

The overall quality of China's water bodies improved in the first quarter of 2019, but more efforts to prevent and control water pollution are needed in some regions that have seen deteriorated water quality, the Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) said Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/7 20:28:40