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As key Party National Congress approaches, learn how delegates are chosen across China

The Communist Party of China (CPC) is set to hold the 19th Session of the CPC National Congress in Beijing on October 18.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/18 16:48:39

In China, many adult children forbid their widowed parents to remarry

Adult children of single seniors are concerned that they may lose their inheritance to their parents' new spouse.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/28 18:57:39

Marriage scams abound in China amid prevalent anxiety to tie the knot

Dating websites are blamed for not verifying users' profiles.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/27 18:53:27

Conservative Chinese communities in Australia act to stop same-sex marriage

Younger Chinese tend to support same-sex marriage.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/26 18:08:39

Chinese, Russian navies hold joint exercises in Okhotsk Sea for first time

Chinese and Russian ships are now conducting the second phase of joint naval exercises as part of the China-Russia “Joint Sea-2017” exercises.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/24 17:13:40

‘Pay to play with the panda’ policies draw criticism from animal lovers

It is said that one of the most peaceful places on China’s social media is the comment section below any post featuring pandas, where everyone sighs a collective “aww” regardless of age, birthplace or political views.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/21 19:28:39

Underwater Great Wall attracts scuba divers for exploration, but deadly danger lurks

Mysterious deaths of two expert divers at an underwater section of Great Wall shock China’s diving circle.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/20 18:27:00

Titanic documentary strives to unearth real story behind Chinese survivors

The last person to board the lifeboat from the sinking Titanic is believed to be a Chinese, according to foreign and Chinese experts.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/19 18:33:39

Nationalists slam Nolan’s WWII blockbuster over ‘historical nihilism’

After movie Dunkirk premiered in China, it aroused controversy among some netizens.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/18 18:03:39

30,000 run Beijing Marathon under blue skies

While this year’s seasonal winter smog has arrived earlier than usual due to unusual weather conditions, thousands of participants competing in the 2017 Beijing Marathon on Sunday had the privilege of running under blue skies.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/17 17:28:39

To avoid being accused of Islamization, Ningxia treads cautiously when opening up to Arab world

Observers outside the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region show concern about the pan-halal tendency while local residents are less worried about the role Islam is playing in public life.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/14 19:03:39

Closer China-Nepal ties boost private investment into the Himalaya neighbor

With the opening of a new consulate in Guangzhou, China and Nepal’s relations took another step forward.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/13 18:53:40

Northern China hard pressed to meet 5-year air quality target

To pressure local authorities, the Ministry of Environmental Protection has launched a year-long special inspection.
Source: Agencies – Global Times | 2017/9/12 18:25:24

Promise of painless childbirth lures Chinese women to US hospitals

More and more well-to-do Chinese women are choosing to give birth in the US because of the availability of pain relief.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/11 19:08:39

College students account for large majority of new military recruits

Young people in China who have just joined the army are moving to places where they are needed the most on a national scale. Among them, college students and graduates form the majority.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/10 17:58:40

HIV-positive students face opposition to anonymous college enrollment

The enrollment of 15 HIV-positive students into colleges has caused public panic. Though the government has tried to combat HIV taboo, prejudice is still widespread. Experts say the students will live lives no different from other college students.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/7 19:08:39

China, once an organ transplant pariah, is now accepted as global leader after reform, papal recognition

Influential figures, including Pope Francis, have commended China’s reform of its organ donation system.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/6 19:23:39

African traders feel the pinch as China produces fewer cheap products

As commodity and labor prices have risen in recent years, more and more African traders have chosen to move from China to cheaper countries in Southeast Asia.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/5 18:53:39