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Black community in China counters myth about their ability to withstand heat wave

News reports and online posts about heat waves in China are being criticized for being racist.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/3 19:43:39

China’s politically apathetic millennials enchanted by patriotic movies starring their idols

A patriotic film celebrating the founding anniversary of the People's Liberation Army is raking millions of yuan every day on box office.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/2 19:03:39

China, Germany eye greater collaboration in Africa

Chinese enterprises have been encouraged by Germany's advocacy for Sino-German cooperation in third-country markets during the G20 Hamburg Summit.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/1 18:57:53

Contrary to India’s nationalistic fomenting, Chinese public largely calm over border tension

Young Chinese are paying close attention to the updates on the Doklam standoff between Chinese and Indian troops.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/31 18:48:39

PLA military parade focuses on combat readiness

China on Sunday held a grand military parade in Zhurihe, China's biggest military training base, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, in the run up to the 90th founding anniversary of the People's Liberation Army.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/30 18:08:39

Chinese NGOs exert increasing influence in Africa

Chinese NGOs operating in Africa face mistrust and lack of understanding from locals as well as competition from Western counterparts.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/27 19:43:39

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