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China's travel deficit to exceed 100 million trips in five years: report

China's outbound travel will exceed inbound travel by 100 million trips in the next five years, and more liberal visa policies have been called for to improve the situation, according to a report on China's inbound and outbound tourism.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/16 18:24:30

What is holding back Chinese tourists from visiting India?

More Chinese tourists are planning overseas trips for the upcoming Spring Festival holiday, but it seems relatively few are considering India as a destination.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/16 18:18:40

'Fake smile boy' dedicated to spreading joy captivates millions in China

Gavin Thomas looked bewildered. He was immediately surrounded by dozens of fans as soon as he entered the semi-circular meeting room in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/16 18:05:54

PLA trains military officers from around the world, boosting ties and understanding

China's top army command academy hosts training for overseas military officers, boosting ties and trust
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/16 17:53:40

China-initiated AIIB seeks consensus in collective decision-making among 93 members

Global Times reporters Zhang Dan and Bai Yunyi (GT) recently interviewed Joachim von Amsberg (von Amsberg), vice president specializing in policy and strategy of the Beijing-based AIIB, about AIIB's achievements, China's role in AIIB and the young bank's future priorities.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/15 18:16:01

Pilot who died practicing landing fighter jet on carrier honored among exemplary PLA soldiers

Portraits of 10 late exemplary soldiers were unveiled recently at a training base of a naval air station of the People's Liberation Army (PLA)'s Northern Theater Command to commemorate their contributions.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/15 17:50:31

Chinese exporters looking for new markets for products essential to US consumers

Mobile phones and other household goods make up the largest single category of US imports from China
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/14 17:58:39

Tibetans propose erecting statues to central government liaison officials

Members of the consultative body of Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region submitted proposals to protect the region's traditional culture, using methods including building statues of officials deployed to be stationed in Tibet throughout history and protecting the Tibetan language.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/14 17:03:40

China's native pig species on sharp decline in face of foreign pork onslaught

With their distinctive wrinkled face, spotted skin and four short legs, Chun'an spotted pigs are one of 16 native pigs in Zhejiang Province. Before the 1980s, almost every farmer reared the native species. But in recent years, this became rare as imported breeds of pigs began to dominate China's swine industry.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/14 17:03:39

Primary school students studying Peking Opera undertake hard training from tender age

The rehearsal room is on the fourth floor, but you can hear singing as you enter the campus of Xichang Primary School in Hai'an, East China's Jiangsu Province.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/13 16:11:22

25 sentenced in Tibet in 2018 for separatism or financing harming security

Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region investigated 25 cases and pronounced judgment on 25 people for inciting separatism or financing others to jeopardize national security, according to a report from a court in Tibet.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/13 15:08:40

Next-generation nuclear reactor ready for commercial run in China ahead of Europe

It was in late 2011 when a crucial decision needed to be made by Deng Zhengping, assistant general manager at the Taishan Nuclear Power Plant and his colleagues - shall they make Taishan the world's first EPR project to be completed?
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/13 15:08:39

Xinjiang has been multicultural since ancient times, new archaeological evidence finds

Wang Yongqiang, researcher with the Xinjiang Institute of Cultural Relics and Archaeology, can never forget the day in June 2015 when he was excavating an ancient tomb in Ili prefecture, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. When he was carefully sweeping off dust from layers of earth around the tomb, he noticed coal dust. In the same tomb, he saw terra-cotta chips that date back to the Bronze Age, according to Guangming Daily.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/10 18:23:43

Chinese enterprises trying to survive in Iran despite policy shifts, US bluffs

The situation in Iran has caught a lot of Chinese and international enterprises by surprise with fast-moving shifts in the political situation related to its nuclear program.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/10 17:58:40

Why will China's BeiDou satellite navigation system surpass GPS soon?

Since the beginning of BDS development in the 1990s, it has followed a "three-step strategy" - the installation of the demonstration system (BDS-1), the regional system (BDS-2), and the global system (BDS-3).
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/9 17:48:41

China to build centers on ideological and political work in 20 universities

China's Ministry of Education (MOE) released a list of universities that have been selected to build centers on ideological and political work targeting campuses.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/9 17:38:23

Young heroes and heroines behind the success of China's domestically developed satellite navigation system

Yu Su stared at the screen in the monitor room in the main building of the China Academy of Space Technology (CAST).
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/9 17:33:40

Chinese brands flub easy win by neglecting sponsorship of Asian Cup

The match in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates, drew China's largest television audience on Monday night, with an overall market share of over 9 percent, according to Kuyun, a user data analysis company.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/9 17:23:39