China has imposed military training on all college students since 1989 in a bid to ensure that the elites of the future absorb official ideology. Even to this day it remains a touchy topic for those who spent a year in military camps during the early 1990s, a period marked by political confusion.
China has established rules for "homeowner committees" to motivate urban property owners to administer their neighborhood affairs through community elections and self-governance.
Three years ago, the CEO of the Broad Group, announced plans to build the world's tallest building in which people would be able to find everything they need "except a crematorium." Though he said it would be finished within a year, almost three years later the project has barely started and its fate is uncertain.
Have you heard about online hosts that broadcast from their bedrooms, get famous overnight and make thousands, even tens of thousands, of yuan every month? Think you might like to quit your day job and give it a shot, but have no idea how to become a hit? Luckily for you there are companies out there that can help you become an Internet celebrity with just a little training and packaging.
Marchers carrying banners and slogans ringing in the air have come again to the streets of Wukan, a village under the city of Lufeng, an old revolutionary base for the Communist Party of China-led peasant uprising of the late 1920s. Angry over what they say is inadequate compensation after land grabs, the villagers are protesting against the developers and the local government.
To reduce poverty, China has started a massive plan to relocate 10 million people from their rural homes to nearby towns by 2020. In an effort to encourage them to move, local governments are providing free housing, job opportunities and integration programs, but some are reluctant to leave their homes.
At 7 am Thursday morning, soldiers used explosives to break the embankment between Liangzi Lake and Niushan Lake in Hubei Province to relieve the water of Liangzi lake which was above alert level. After the operation, water from Liangzi Lake, where its level was at least one-meter higher than that of Niushan Lake, flowed across the embankment, joining the two lakes together.
Even in the Internet age, few ordinary people reach nationwide fame as quickly as those who ace the gaokao college entrance exams. While enjoying glory and admiration, these young people need to get ready for the sneers that will come if they fail to meet the sky-high expectations that society places on them.
The Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague issued on Tuesday an award over the dispute in the South China Sea between China and the Philippines in favor of the latter’s claims. Filipinos living in China expressed their hopes for peace and their expectations for the bilateral relationship to the Global Times.
The Permanent Court of Arbitration, an international organization based in The Hague, the Netherlands, is set to release on Tuesday its award in the Philippines-initiated case involving territory in the South China Sea which both Manila and Beijing claim. China repeatedly denied the legitimacy of the case, which was filed unilaterally by the Philippines, and has said it would not participate in or accept the result of the case.
Nearly one million children in China have at least one parent in prison. Many of them are "de facto orphans" who lack any parental care or any support from the country's social security system. A Beijing NGO is trying to help these children heal and repair their relationships with their parents.
Muslims from all over China gather near Huxi Mosque, Shanghai to pray during Eid al-Fitr on July 6.
China’s social media abuzz with debates about a draft amendment which requires more governmental support for ethnic minorities.
Mohtirem Sheripjan, a Xinjiang imam, was interviewed by the Global Times, in which he talked about the current situation of Islam in Xinjiang.
Young entrepreneurs from Xinjiang are exploring new business areas such as e-commerce, online education, digital solutions, the Internet of Things and more.
Four railway lines going into Tibet from other neighboring provinces are either being built or planned.
As signs of optimization, the Communist Party of China is getting younger, wealthier and more educated.
As the Communist Party of China celebrates the 95th anniversary of its founding, it is expected to become more legitimate, more effective and stronger as it meets future challenges.