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Chinese NGOs in Africa save local girls from female genital mutilation

Huang Hongxiang, founder of China House, who has stayed in Africa for 4 years, told the Global Times that China's presence in Africa is not only about investment; there is also a growing trend that Chinese are getting involved in local social work.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/1 19:01:35

Dirty sex: massive production of counterfeit condoms shocks Chinese consumers

But at illegal production centers, in order to make counterfeit condoms, they only need three materials: unprocessed condoms, silicone oil and packaging. All of these can be easily acquired.
Source: Agencies | 2018/2/28 18:51:33

To Chinese netizens, Spring Festival celebration can be a litmus test for patriotism

Some netizens remarked that Spring Festival is not just a festival for the Han ethnic group, but a festival for the entire Chinese nation. If a person does not celebrate the festival, they feel, then he/she is not identifying with his/her Chinese identity.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/27 18:41:30

Matchmaking agency owners see China-Russia intermarriages from a Belt & Road perspective

Lin, owner of the Golden Marriage, upgraded his business to the level of national interest, asserting that his business "does not only benefit young singles of both countries, but also submits to the Belt and Road national strategy."
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/26 18:58:10

Mobile circuit court travels by boat to bring justice to remote South China island

In a remote island in Zhanjiang, Guangdong Province, a traveling circuit court consisting of only three members is in charge of mediating all kinds of disputes among the roughly 60,000 residents that live in the island's 46 villages. Carrying the country's national emblem wherever they go, the court has been bringing justice to every corner of the island for the past eight years.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/25 18:33:39

Reintegrating 'spoiled' giant pandas into natural habitat remains tough challenge

Exacerbation of breeding ability and close breeding are threatening the health of pandas in captivity.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/22 17:58:39

Chinese New Year has become a worldwide phenomenon

As the Chinese diaspora increases and international communications rise, the occasion was also celebrated as a popular cultural event in Western countries.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/21 19:06:46

China vows to crack down on rural custom of hiring strippers for funerals

Scantily clad women in sexy lingerie and revealing clothes showing off their bodies in front an electronic screen displaying a black-and-white headshot of the deceased with text reading "We offer profound condolences for the death of this man" are now a modern part of funerals in some rural areas of China.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2018/2/20 9:18:09

Reintegrating 'spoiled' giant pandas into natural habitat remains tough challenge

Though giant pandas are no longer technically endangered following China's extensive conservation efforts, the bears still face an uncertain future, namely whether or not they can return to the wild rather than stay a captive species.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/18 10:38:01

Moon palace participants won't be home for Spring Festival

Four college students in Beijing share a unique reason they're unable to make it home for Spring Festival this year; they are participants in simulated moon colony.
Source: Agencies - Global Times | 2018/2/16 10:11:58

Reform and opening-up a consensus in China despite occasional extreme views

China will celebrate the 40th anniversary of its reform and opening-up this year.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/13 17:33:39

Chinese tourists whip up misguided patriotism to solve commercial disputes abroad

Recent videos of Chinese tourists stranded at foreign airports shouting "China!" and singing the national anthem have embarrassed other Chinese.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/12 18:33:39

Face recognition, online technology expedite Chinese New Year travel rush

Through the increased application and implementation of technology at railway stations, this year's Spring Festival travelers should experience greater convenience and better service on their nearly 400 million trips by train.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/11 18:58:39

Chinese commercial ships explore Arctic routes amid 'Polar Silk Road' ambitions

China hopes the Arctic shipping routes can become more regulated and frequented in the future.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/8 18:43:16

American Catholics mount 'civil war' within Church over China-Vatican talks

Even as China and the Vatican are reportedly coming close to an agreement on the appointment of Chinese bishops, controversy and confusion continue to pervade the Catholic world both in and outside China.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/6 19:50:00

UK to gain foothold in Xiongan with a financial technology hub following May's China visit

UK Prime Minister Theresa May recently completed her three-day visit to China with large business deals and mixed reactions from the East and West.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/6 20:03:39

Bought-and-paid-for elections in villages erode China's grass-roots democracy

A village election in Shanxi Province has drawn nationwide attention to the prevalence of bribery and corruption in grass-roots elections.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/5 18:48:40

Architecture across China sees wave of bird-nest buildings

The 2008 Beijing Olympic stadium not only captivated world attention but also inspired architects closer to home.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/4 18:48:40