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Tibet establishes first ever league of women intellectuals to empower females

The Tibet Autonomous Region established the League of Women Intellectuals on Sunday. It is the first social organization initiated by women intellectuals from all walks of life in the region, which aims to further unify and empower women, and develop Tibet's social stability and economy.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/28 19:18:40

Young Chinese celebrities recreate roles to break stereotype

Heated discussion over xiaoxianrou (little fresh meat in Chinese) resurfaced on Chinese social media platforms as a post went viral last week alleging Asian people favoring feminine-looking males was a conspiracy from the US to reduce Asian men's masculinity.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/28 19:13:42

Xinjiang surpasses goal of helping more than 120,000 residents find jobs

Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region has helped 126,627 poor residents from 22 poverty-stricken counties in southern Xinjiang find jobs between 2018 and September 2019, accomplishing the target ahead of schedule.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/27 18:43:39

Human rights experts stand up for polices in Xinjiang, Tibet and Hong Kong

Chang Jian, director of the Research Center for Human Rights at China's Nankai University, highlighted China's ethnic and religious policies, stressing that China is a unified multi-ethnic country where multiple religions coexist.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/27 18:38:39

Roaring with lion dancers

"I listened to the sound of drum for the lion dance when I was in my mother's womb," Chen said, recalling how martial arts together with lion dancing were the most impressionable moments from her childhood.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/27 17:03:39

Toilet revolution in Xinjiang

Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region is making efforts to update toilets in the region in order to promote local residents' living standards and to attract more visitors.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/24 20:28:43

Xinjiang takes advantage of Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics to develop snow tourism

Urumqi saw its second snow of the winter on Wednesday. Winter arrives in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region earlier than most part in the country.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/24 20:13:40

Chinese scientists' pursuit of cosmic rays opens windows to the universe

In the wilderness of Daocheng, Southwest China's Sichuan Province, Chinese scientists are constructing an observatory to study cosmic rays, which have blasted huge rocks from the Ice Age. Scientists are installing different detectors to form a "net" that can catch particles generated by cosmic rays. This can help scientists study both micro and macro worlds in the universe.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/24 17:58:40

Bhutanese photographer retraces enlightening journey of Chinese monk

When Bhutanese photographer Pawo Choyning Dorji went into a bookstore in Beijing's bustling Sanlitun area in 2012 and asked for a book about Xuanzang, a legendary Chinese Buddhist monk, he was offered the mythology book Journey to the West.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/24 17:23:40

Experts call on China to deepen investments in nuclear technology for people's wellbeing

The nuclear industry is not only the cornerstone of national defense, but also serves as a scientific guarantee for people's livelihood. The 88-year-old Zhou Yongmao, an academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering and an expert in nuclear industry, thinks of China's nuclear development in these terms, calling for more investment in the application of nuclear energy for people's livelihoods in a recent interview with the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/23 20:38:40

Bottling enterprises dismiss hyped controversy of using overseas resources

From the Lake Baikal in Siberia to the island country of New Zealand in the Pacific, news about Chinese companies investing and building bottling factories surfaces from time to time. Most are normal business practices, however, some foreign media take it as an opportunity to invent stories like Chinese companies are "plundering" local resources and encountering "strong objections."
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/23 19:42:27

Over 1,000 people to compete for one position in national civil service exam

Approximately 600,000 people passed the qualification check of the national civil service examination as of Monday with more than 1,000 people set to compete for one position, according to the Chinese State Administration of Civil Service, Chinese news website thepaper.cn reported.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/22 19:53:41

Monks offer peaceful approach to enhance civil communication in South China Sea region

Eminent monks from 14 countries around the South China Sea region including China, Nepal and India jointly launched a project on Saturday in Shenzhen, South China's Guangdong Province, to compile the history of Buddhism in the region.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/22 19:48:40

Violence, sexual harassment and commercial exploitation major internet risks facing children

Violence, sexual harassment and commercial exploitation have become three major risks minors face as internet users, experts said at a seminar on children's internet protection held on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/22 18:38:40

Joint efforts from government and society ensure better nutrition for rural children

Support from the government and society in China ensures that disadvantaged children in rural areas enjoy nutrient-rich and hygienic meals every day for free. Many netizens are also following what children eat every day on the social networking site Sina Weibo.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/22 17:13:40

Civil air routes in Tibet exceed 100, connecting the region with 51 cities

A total of 101 civil air routes have been launched in Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, local news reported on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/21 19:13:39

Chinese study unlocks clues in the relatively unknown African swine fever virus

Chinese scientists have unlocked the unique structure of the African swine fever virus. The research published in the academic journal Science and conducted by the Institute of Biophysics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), the Harbin Veterinary Research Institute of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS), Shanghai Tech University, among others, lays the groundwork for the development of an effective vaccine against the disease.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/21 18:58:39

Ethnic groups in unprivileged regions cast off poverty by promoting their cultures

Wande Gyatso was tutoring his apprentice Sanjay Jabb to color a Thangka painting of the Guanyin Bodhisattva as his apprentice dipped the tip of his paint brush into his mouth to coat it with saliva, a trick his master taught him to soften colors. The scene happened in Wande Gyatso's workshop in Tongren county of Huangnan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in Qinghai Province, the famous birthplace of Thangka paintings, a traditional Tibetan Buddhist art form.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/21 18:18:39