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India’s intrusion into Chinese territory angers veterans of the 1962 battle

The commemoration of China's victory in the 1962 war has been kept low-key out of care for India's feelings.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/26 19:06:19

Schools adopt VR, among other technologies, to instill correct ideology in students

Ideological and political theory courses are viewed to be of great importance amid the spread of complex values in the era of the Internet.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/24 18:48:39

One of world's most advanced forces, 90 years after birth

The Nanchang Uprising on August 1, 1927, was seen as the starting point of the CPC’s military action against the Kuomintang administration, and was later marked as the birth of the People's Liberation Army.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/23 19:13:39

China’s online media purification drive is changing millenials’ lifestyle

Last week, Chinese netizens found that virtually all of the movies they saved on video-hosting site bilibili.com had vanished. Photos shared widely on social media showed that TV series and movies across all categories had either gone missing or had been replaced with gray squares.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/20 18:53:39

Fuxing high speed trains restore confidence in Chinese tech at home and abroad

Passengers on the brand-new high-speed Fuxing train – whose name literally means renaissance – which has started running between Beijing and Shanghai took to social media to rave about their experience.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/19 18:48:39

After student’s disappearance, Chinese public point the finger at ‘inefficient’ US police

The fate of Zhang Yingying, a 26-year-old visiting scholar in the US who is believed to have been kidnapped and is supposed dead, has sparked heated discussion on the efficiency of US legal system and the general safety of the country on Chinese social media.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/18 19:33:39

Seeing singletons as a potential problem, Communist Youth League demonstrates matchmaking prowess

Feeling lonely? If you’re among the 200 million young Chinese who haven’t gotten hitched yet, the Communist Youth League of China (CYLC) is now doing its best to find you a spouse.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/17 18:13:40

God of Fortune statues bring wealth to couple as demand from temples grows

Holding a paint brush, Xu Mingsheng, 25, nimbly climbed onto a high stool in the hall of the Treasured Mirror Temple, a Taoist temple in a village in Huzhou, East China’s Zhejiang Province, and started to paint statues of Taoist deities – the final step of a year-long project.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/16 17:23:39

India uses Bhutan to stir up border tensions

During the recent standoff in the Doklam region between China and India, India has claimed that the region in Yadong county, China’s Tibet Autonomous Region, belongs to Bhutan and that China is trying to grab it.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/13 18:51:49

Party-building strengthened to welcome 19th CPC National Congress

Mao has been so busy in recent months that she says her feet have “barely touched the ground.” Since the end of last year, Mao has been juggling the duties of both her profession and her role on the organization committee of her company’s Party branch. While this was not a challenge before, she says her Party workload is getting heavier.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/12 19:28:39

Village known for exporting replicas of van Gogh, Dali repaints itself as original brand

Dafen, a village just outside Shenzhen, South China’s Guangdong Province won international fame in the late 1990s when it produced a significant chunk of the world’s oil paintings. The painters and migrant workers based in the village pumped out huge numbers of replicas of the works of European masters such as van Gogh, Dali and da Vinci. Up to 80 percent of their artworks went to the export market, mainly Europe and America.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/11 19:13:40

Forty-two years after merging, are people in Sikkim happy to be Indian?

After Sikkim became India’s 22nd state in 1975, its border with China became the Sino-India border. Forty-two years after the monarchy of the Himalayan kingdom was deposed following a popular referendum, the region remains a matter of international interest.
Source: Global Times-Agencies | 2017/7/10 18:57:29

Hebei farmer guards fort left behind by Japanese invaders for 31 years

On the 80th anniversary of the July 7 Incident that ushered in Japan’s full-scale invasion of China, Cao Wentong, a 67-year-old farmer in Cangxian, North China’s Hebei Province bought some construction materials to mend a fort that was built in his village by the Imperial Japanese Army.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/9 16:28:39

Danmei – gay fiction – bears brunt of new regulations that espouse socialist values

Last week, regulators threw a wet blanket on the prospering online literature industry and its subsequent screen adaptations. Two regulations were released, introducing an evaluation system for online literature websites that demands fictional works “reflect core socialist values and abide by moral norms,” and bans any online video that it deems “vulgar,” including those which depict homosexuality, extramarital affairs or scenes of obvious “seductive behaviors.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/6 18:03:39

As US turns inward, Chinese public have divergent views on taking global leader role

Most Chinese people are against the country picking up the baton of world leadership that the US seems to have discarded with its turn inwards.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/5 19:03:39

Movie about Tibetan pilgrims arouses admiration, scoffing among Han majority

Lu Tao walked out of the cinema disappointed. His girlfriend kept saying how she was overwhelmed by the pilgrimage depicted in Path of the Soul and how she felt touched by the determination the Tibetan protagonists showed in keeping their faith. But he felt almost nothing.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/4 19:11:06

Clash between Chinese and Indian border troops sparks calls for tough response online

A recent confrontation between Chinese and Indian troops in the Sikkim section of the China-India boundary which was sparked when India moved into the Doklam area of Southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region, has generated calls for a tough response in China.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/3 18:54:39

Hong Kong, two decades of difference

After two decades of Chinese rule, Hong Kong is still thriving
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/2 17:38:40