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Beijing Hospital of Tibetan Medicine benefits patients in the capital

Lama'ala holds the hand of a monk, quickly murmuring in Tibetan.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/27 19:58:40

China makes great efforts promoting Tibetan medicine as India continues hyping its claim

Tibetan medicine, or Sowa Rigpa in Tibetan, is over 2,000 years old. Tibetan medicine was developed on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. In the past decades, it has prospered in China with public policy support.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/27 19:53:40

80 percent of Beijing's aid to Tibet goes to livelihood projects

Beijing has supported 86 projects in Lhasa, Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region this year, and 80 percent of the financial aid was used to improve local residents' livelihood and the infrastructure construction in Tibet, reported on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/27 19:43:40

China aims to reform rural customs of extravagant weddings, funerals

Many grassroots officials and governments vow to guide residents across China in changing extravagant weddings and luxury feasts for funerals as China begins curbing outdated conventions in rural areas. Officials have called for policies to fit into local conditions and to avoid a "one size fits all" policy.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/27 19:38:40

Turkey returns historic artifacts more than 1,000 years old to China

Turkey returned two Chinese cultural relics to the Chinese Embassy in Turkey in Ankara on Monday, the first time for Turkey to do so, China Central Television (CCTV) reported on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/26 20:08:41

International delegates in Jiangxi see China's social reforms up close

Some 350 political party delegates from more than 60 countries visited East China's Jiangxi Province, where they see close on how China implemented its policies of poverty reduction, environmental protection and other goals of improving people's livelihood.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/26 20:08:40

Senior care professionals urgently needed nationwide

By the end of 2018, more than 40 million of China's elderly population was disabled. The senior care problem is a sore point for Chinese society, China News Radio reported in September.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/26 19:43:40

Elderly people in rural areas explore new ways of life by 'banding together'

"Banding together" is another pattern of elderly care, in which a group of elderly people who are familiar with each other live together, accompany and help each other.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/26 19:38:40

China applies high technologies in elderly care

After seeing a food delivery request from a couple of elderly empty-nesters nearby on "Time bank," a volunteer service app enabling care for seniors, Wang Shaokang clicked the "accept order."
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/26 19:25:26

Transmission of mother-to-child, drug-related HIV controlled

The transmission of HIV/AIDS in China through blood transfusion has been blocked, and injection drug abuse and mother-to-child AIDS transmission have been effectively controlled, an official from China's National Health Commission said on a press conference on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/26 17:08:40

AI-based Tibetan-Putonghua translation app empowers ethnic culture

A Tibetan language translation software, Zangyitong, which applies AI technologies and automatic speech reorganization, is now available in Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region and Sichuan Province, the Tibet Daily reported on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/25 19:08:41

Transnational security cooperation returns safety to once turbulent river

Four Chinese patrol ships returned to Guanlei Port in Southwest China's Yunnan Province on Friday after completing the 88th Mekong River joint patrol of China, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/25 19:08:40

Foreign residents fed up with violence; investment suffers from disruptions

In Western rhetoric, democracy and human rights matter above all. However, amid the six-month-long violent protests that have engulfed Hong Kong, many Westerners' view of the protests has changed.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/25 18:53:40

FM slams reports on “leaked documents” on Xinjiang

Some media are using despicable methods to hype domestic affairs in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and smear China's efforts on anti-terrorism and de-radicalization, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Geng Shuang said on Monday, in response to reports on another batch of so-called leaked documents published by some Western media.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/25 17:43:40

Internet giant NetEase apologizes for brutally sacking employee

China's internet and game company NetEase apologized for firing an employee even though he had an “incurable disease,” admitting that those who dealt with the incident were “simple, brash and impersonal.”
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/25 16:53:39

Retired police officer specializing in sketching suspects now uses his talent to find missing children

Xu Yonglong finally knew what his son looks like as a grown-up.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/24 18:13:39

Wildlife protectors improve environmental conditions for birds migrating to Poyang Lake

Poyang Lake is China's largest freshwater lake, located in Jiangxi Province. It welcomes about a million migrant birds every winter. The wetlands by the lake have expanded and the environment has improved in recent years due to efforts of the migrant birds' protection reserve bureau in Duchang county of Jiujiang in Jiangxi.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/24 15:33:39

China steps up efforts to counter abuse against minors

As World Children's Day falls on Wednesday, such classes on self-protection and sex education for children, as part of national efforts to counter child abuse, are becoming more common across China.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/21 20:33:40