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Chinese hemp companies see fortune behind tight controls

"While [Yunnan's] role as a traditional tobacco planting base fades, industrial hemp has been rising as an important economic plant in Yunnan, and is playing an important role in local economic development," said Tan.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/31 18:13:41

Rising star

Since the publication of The Three-Body Problem, the first installment of Liu Cixin's epic science fiction trilogy, the series has earned the Chinese novelist enormous acclaim and legions of fans worldwide.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/30 19:13:40

Chinese diplomats on social media an inevitable trend

Chinese diplomats abroad are using Twitter to speak for and defend their country
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/30 17:58:43

Traitors seek to separate Hong Kong and fuel street violence

Protest against the Hong Kong extradition bill has been used by the opposition to create a violent movement, evident in a series of violent attacks against the Legislative Council, national emblem and innocent civilians, bringing chaos and disruption to Hong Kong's public order and affecting its economy.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/29 18:46:48

High technology, international cooperation benefit Mogao Grottoes

Cave repairing requires scientific techniques, skills and long years of dedication, which may take 10 years to repair a cave. Despite the difficulties, more than 80 scientists have been working many years to repair and preserve the grottoes.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/29 18:38:39

PLA Air, Naval Aviation forces team up for first time at International Army Games

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air and Naval Aviation force will participate in the Aviadarts competition as a part of the International Army Games 2019 to be held in Russia. This is a first for the two forces to combine into one team on the international stage, Xinhua News Agency reported.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/28 18:48:39

120,000 Chinese university students volunteer to serve in underdeveloped western regions

Nearly 120,000 Central and East China college students have applied for about 10,000 openings on the expanding Volunteer for West China project, China Youth Daily reported on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/28 18:43:40

Shaolin martial arts school promotes soccer on campus

A Shaolin martial arts boarding school is developing youth soccer training
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/28 17:53:39

Sustainable project in China's poorest regions promotes ethnic culture

Danzhai county, Southwest China's Guizhou Province, one of the poorest areas in China, eradicated poverty by developing tourism and promoting local culture
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/25 19:13:40

Cooperation with China needed amid stalled talks with the US

A steady development of relations between China and North Korea has been prominent in recent weeks, with increasing governmental and civil exchanges across the border. Analysts believe that part of the warmer ties is a result from Chinese President Xi Jinping's recent visit to Pyongyang and stalled nuclear talks between the US and North Korea.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/25 18:48:40

China-Japan science exchanges grow stronger without interference

At a time when Washington has cast a shadow over academic exchanges between the US and China by tightening restrictions on Chinese students and academics, concerns over "Chinese tech spies" has also emerged in Japan.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/24 19:01:59

Braving all hindrances the train whistles in the desert

"The desert can be conquered." This line from a famous article, Marching to the Desert, authored by China's meteorologist geologist and educator Zhu Kezhen, reveals the determination of the Chinese people to combat desertification in the 1950s.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/24 18:43:40

Deceptively packaged 3rd generation drugs infiltrate China

Beautifully packaged chocolates and cookies are so appetizing that you wouldn't think they were drugs. The third-generation of drugs represented by new psychoactive substances (NPS) is now attracting many Chinese youngsters in a more deceptive way. They tend to come mostly from overseas, especially from countries with less stringent drug control laws, said experts.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/23 19:03:40

'Chinese elements' seen in NK show strong friendly relations

In North Korea, "Chinese elements" can often be spotted by visitors from China
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/23 18:23:40

Female officials face work-life balance dilemma

"Women hold up half the sky," the slogan once used to encourage women to take up jobs, has materialized among grassroots level officials. According to statistics, the proportion of newly employed female officials in grassroots governments has been increasing, and reached 44.1 percent in 2015, according to a post released on "Xuexi Xiaozu," an official WeChat account of the office of the Central Cyberspace Affairs Commission. The incident reflects the predicament of those working at the grassroots level of the administration. It has been hard for women employees to balance work, family and personal life.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/22 17:43:40

Visitors rush to see first giant pandas at Qinghai-Tibet Plateau zoo

It has been a month since four giant pandas in Xining, capital of Northwest China's Qinghai Province, met the public.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/22 17:38:40

Obscure county strikes the right chord with guitars

Zheng'an was once an anonymous place characterized by steep mountains and barren land. To survive, most locals had to toil in small plots of land or leave their wife and children for the big cities where they can get a job.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/21 18:38:40

Washington's tariffs are the tool of an economic bully: US economist

US economist Stephen Samuel Roach shared his views on what he considers the inherent and false narrative of the US on China in an exclusive interview with the Global Times (GT) at Yale Center Beijing. He is a senior fellow at Yale University's Jackson Institute of Global Affairs, and was former chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia and chief economist at Morgan Stanley, the New York-based investment bank.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/21 18:03:40